Leeds manager Marcelo Bielsa. (Photo by Marc Atkins/Getty Images)

Where Leeds United, Arsenal, Everton, and Wolves 'should' sit in Premier League table - according to experts

By their own high standards, it’s been a relatively sluggish start to the season for Leeds United.

Tuesday, 7th September 2021, 9:40 am

Marcelo Bielsa’s men are still waiting on their first win, and have picked up just two points from their opening three matches.

Draws against Burnley and Everton saw them head into the international break in 15th – but do the stats suggest that is a fair reflection of their output so far?

Expected goals (xG) is a football metric, which allows you to correctly evaluate team and player performance.

Experts believe that in a low-scoring game such as football, final match score does not provide a clear picture of performance.

Analysts say more and more sports analytics is turning to advanced models like xG, which is a statistical measure of the quality of chances created and conceded.

The aim of xG was to create the most precise method for shot quality evaluation.

Scroll down to see how the Premier League table should look according to the xG data...

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