goal difference

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goal difference

ndifferenza f reti inv
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Going into the weekend, of the current bottom three, both Leicester (-19) and QPR (-21) had better goal differences than Sunderland (-23).
If Sunderland's Premier League fate rests on goal difference in May, they could well come to regret their defensive collapses.
Fulham and Southampton's goal differences are currently nine and 11 better than Villa's so they would need to suffer double-figure defeats to be relegated in those circumstances.
Wigan could only eclipse that by winning both their games, including beating Villa, who would be level on points with Sunderland but with inferior goal difference.
Normally there is a relationship between goal differences and corner differences.
Although it is widely acknowledged that the division of goals and tasks over different departments causes coordination problems, little research has been conducted on employees' perceptions of these goal differences. This is a serious limitation, because research on intergroup relations has shown that perceptions of intergroup differences, especially when they are biased, are one of the main sources of intergroup problems and conflicts (cf.
What follows comes from a study of the goal differences of Premiership and Football League teams in ten pairs of consecutive seasons.
First I converted win/draw/loss records for each club into the equivalent goal differences (not always exactly the same as their actual goal differences).
As an experiment, I decided to examine goal differences and goal totals in separate halves of a season.
The chart suggests that, on average, Orient might be expected to score 0.8 goals more than Macclesfield in games between the pair at Brisbane Road - 0.3 minus 0.0 plus 0.5 for ground advantage (half the typical gap between home and away goal differences, because our figures for each team are effectively midpoints, halfway between home and away goal differences).
Perhaps most impressive about United's lofty position in the table is their extremely healthy goal difference when compared to their promotion rivals.
Spreadex are even trading the goal difference of selected teams - the five they expect to fare best, and the pair they expect to do worst.