Truly evaluating the relative merit of football teams through statistical magnificence.

We found the arbitrary point systems of many sports league to be entirely unfounded. Three points to a victor? Why? Just track who beat whom, and use Bayesian inference!

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The 2021-2022 Champions League

Semi Finals

semi-finals ranking

Round of 16 + Quarter Finals

        Here we predicted Liverpool as the eventual winner.

quarter-finals ranking

Week 6

week 6 ranking

Week 5

week 5 ranking

Week 4

week 4 ranking

Week 3

week 3 ranking

Week 2

week 2 ranking

Week 1

week 1 ranking

The 2020-2021 Champions League

Champions League ranking

Zooming in..

One million Monte Carlo samples were bootstrapped to yield mean powers for Manchester City and Chelsea of 0.122 and 0.119, respectively, at 99% confidence with error margins limited to even lower digits. Hence, Manchester City was the true victor of the 2020-2021 Champions League.

The 2020-2021 English Premier League

Premier League ranking

The 2020-2021 Spanish La Liga

La Liga ranking

The 2020-2021 Greek Super League

Greek league ranking

2021 Formula One, up to the Italian GP

Formula One ranking

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