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Are stats overrated or just misinterpreted during player assessment?
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Are stats overrated or just misinterpreted during player assessment?

Over the years statistical data collection as a means to assess players has been a subject of much debate as per its accuracy and validation in player ratings. Football is a game that should of course be exciting to watch and should bring genuine entertainment to its fans. We all love to see footballers showcase their skills and their ability on the ball or sometimes without it even. Stat data helps to also highlight some important aspects that may be missed when people watch football owing to the emotions, excitement, and in some cases fury that is associated with watching this sport. READ: Time is running out as Chelsea and Rudiger are yet to agree a new deal Simple and obvious stats like goals and assists are often easy to identify but obviously statistical data isn't just l...