iwasthere2012 wrote:Foreverinbluedreams wrote:iwasthere2012 wrote:Foreverinbluedreams wrote:Mase wrote:Stats. What defenders have they been against? As you say, if he's coming on 20 mins from the end then the defenders will be "tired".
I just wonder why he can't get in the first team of a team that's just been promoted?
I'd suggest the reason he can't get in is because he's not a team player, he tries to do it all himself too much, he needs that coaching out of him. I'd also suggest his lack of end product works against him.
Stats suit the argument when it comes to Sterling mate so why not when it comes to Traore?
Stats do whatever your agenda wants them to do. How long is it since Sterling scored for England?
A long time......he must be shite.
Go and have a look at at a few videos of him then, you can see what he does regardless of the oppo, he ties them up in knots with his close control and bursts by them with pace and then usually fucks up his final ball. What you see will be consistent with the stats.
I accept stats can be used to suit an argument, that's not the point, the point was Mase is happy for Sterling's stats to be used to champion him yet he'll dismiss Traore's stats.
Stats don’t tell the full story of s game.
Without joining the argument over Bendy, I just think your first sentence has more logic than any stats.
Stats are a good way to back up a point but TBH I get sick of people on here bombarding us with a whole load of nonsensical stats that are supposed to mean something when they mean sod all.
Believe your eyes and what your own brain has processed. There is much more going on in a Football match than a whole load of individual stats, although sports scientists would have us believe otherwise.
I use stats to back up opinions just like I have done here.
And as for sports scientists, there's a good reason football clubs employ statisticians/data analysts.