xG report cites Liverpool ace as statistically worst finisher in Europe's top leagues

Liverpool striker Roberto Firmino is the worst finisher across Europe’s major leagues – or so a report on expected goals (xG) may try to have you believe.
A report from Football Critic on players with under-performing xG statistics across Europe’s top five leagues found that the 28-year-old had the biggest discrepancy between his domestic goal tally and the amount of goals he should have scored, based on the xG model.
As per Opta, xG “measures the quality of a shot based on several variables such as assist type, shot angle and distance from goal, whether it was a headed...
 

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