League Two xG Scatter Plot
Viz of the week

League Two xG Scatter Plot

The Son
The Son

Hi everyone!

Welcome to the 15th issue of the Viz of the Week newsletter, where I'll be featuring a new visual each week and sharing the code behind it.

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This week I'll be pulling one from the archives, where I look at xG created and conceded in the form of a scatter plot, only this time I do it for League Two teams.

Since I never really published the code behind this visual, I thought it was time to give insight into how this is done. Hope you enjoy it!

League Two's xG Scatter plot.

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I really loved how elegant this viz turned out.

This might only be useful for FPL players, but nonetheless, it gives a lot of inspiration for what other things could be done with this layout, such as the timing of shots and corners.

Is anyone willing to give it a shot?

Hexbin of Shots Conceded from Open Play by @FPL_Chase

This is one I had in the archives for quite a while, but I love the way that Chase uses hex bins to group the location of open play shots.

Plus, that pink color is just amazing.

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Sezer Unar is a master at creating beautiful visualizations, and the best thing about it is that he just recently started sharing his code.

The only "downside" is that it's done in R 🀒 (just kidding).

He has an amazing template for xG lollipop charts and you can now learn from it to create your own.

The code

I hope you enjoyed today's post. As always, you're welcome to take a look at my code and reproduce the visual.

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