Miguel Delaney picked up on a nugget of Tim Sherwood gold after Aston Villa’s defeat to Chelsea today:
Sherwood: “First goal is the most important, 85% of the teams who concede first lose.”
— Miguel Delaney (@MiguelDelaney) October 17, 2015
I thought I’d run the numbers for various leagues I have available:
|First to Concede
In the Premier League alone since 2011, away teams have trailed first 946 times and gone on to lose 682 times, 72.1% of time. So he’s not enormously far off, but far enough that it’s clear he’s making it up.
Tim Sherwood, 85% of the time, he’s right every time.
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