Sports Data Analysis

Nerds of Sport takes a data-driven look at trends in sport.

Barcelona 4-0 Sevilla

MATCH DAY 8 Barcelona roar back to form against Sevilla, scoring 3 in 8 first-half minutes. Leo Messi adds the icing on the cake with a trademark freekick to send Barca 2nd in the table.  

Atletico 0-0 Real Madrid

MATCH DAY 7 Atletico and Real meet at the Wanda Metropolitano for the first Madrid derby of the season. The game ends in a dull stalemate, leaving Real top and Atletico second.

Real Madrid 2-0 Osasuna

MATCH DAY 6 Against Osasuna, Real unleashed its two teenage Brazilian sensations, Vinicius Junior and Rodrygo. They scored a couple of goals each to cement Real’s first place in the table.

Sevilla 0-1 Real Madrid

MATCH DAY 5 Second-placed Real Madrid travels to Andalucia to take on league leaders Sevilla. Bale and Benzema combine to score the only goal of the game to send Real top.

Granada 2-0 Barcelona

MATCH DAY 5 Barcelona loses again, in a lacklustre display at newly-promoted Granada. Leo Messi makes his first appearance of the season but can’t stop Barca from sliding to 8th place.

Barcelona 5-2 Valencia

MATCH DAY 4 Barcelona gets back to winning ways against Valencia at the Nou Camp. Sixteen-year-old Ansu Fati scores after just two minutes and Suarez weighs in with a couple of goals.

Atletico 3-2 Eibar

MATCH DAY 3 Basque side Eibar take a two-goal lead at the Wanda Metropolitano. Atletico storm back with a stoppage-time winner from Partey. Los Colchoneros go top of the table.

Celta Vigo 1-3 Real Madrid

MATCH DAY 1 Real Madrid recalled Gareth Bale to their side for their first game in Vigo. The Welshman set up the first on the way to a 3-1 win over Celta, and Zidane’s side go top.

Bilbao 1-0 Barcelona

MATCH DAY 1 Barcelona opened the season with a trip to the San Mames. The Catalans dominated the game but lost to an 88th minute overhead kick by 38-year old Aritz Aduriz.