Stats show difference in home advantage before and after Corona Virus pandemic

Stats show difference in home advantage before and after Corona Virus pandemic

Football fans are expected to get back to the Stadiums soon to supports their various teams but before that let’s take a look at how their absence has affected teams performances across 62 leagues.

Football Clubs across major leagues have been believed to produce better results when at home ground, let’s take a deep dive into how much of a change playing without the fans have affected win percentage in some of the leagues.

The Coronavirus pandemic caused a major break across the globe which football matches wasn’t an exception.

According to preventive measures as directed by specialists, distancing from the public was believed to be one of the best way to counter this deadly virus that reportedly took the life of many.

Distancing from the crowd affected majorly sports men and women across the globe as their activities are mainly to entertain the general public who came together to watch.

In watching, parties chant in support to their teams and also celebrate along when a goal is achieved.

Providing the motivating spirit needed for their teams to do better.

With the pandemic break being called off, football teams are already back together and leagues have resumed as we saw Liverpool finally crowned Premier League champions.

We have also seen the conclusion of the 2019/2020 Champions League Campaign which had Bayern Munich crowned Champions as well.

But sadly all these games were without the chants and loud shouts from supporters as everyone were instructed my Governments to stay back and view from home.

Following reports gathered by CIES stats, it’s disclosed that the percentage of wins didn’t turn out as we expected.

We all expected to see the absence of the supporters hand a vast advantage to the visiting teams but it’s actually didn’t turn out so.

Home wins after the Pandemic persisted in many leagues while it majorly decreased in others.

From January 2015 to May 2020, teams across these 63 leagues have won 44.3% of matches on home ground.

But after the break, the figure went slightly down to 42.2%.With percentage of wins decreasing in 41 leagues out of the 62, average difference in goals netted also changed from 0.32% to 0.24%.

Greek leagues witnessed the highest decrease in home wins with figures going down to -15.1% as they were backed by the Austran leagues and the Germans.

Meanwhile, the Swiss professional leagues saw their home team win push up to 8.5% after being shut out from the major public.

With the pandemic break being called off, football teams are already back together and leagues have resumed as we saw Liverpool finally crowned Premier League champions.

We have also seen the conclusion of the 2019/2020 Champions League Campaign which had Bayern Munich crowned Champions as well.

But sadly all these games were without the chants and loud shouts from supporters as everyone were instructed my Governments to stay back and view from home.

Following reports gathered by CIES stats, it’s disclosed that the percentage of wins didn’t turn out as we expected.

We all expected to see the absence of the supporters hand a vast advantage to the visiting teams but it’s actually didn’t turn out so.

Home wins after the Pandemic persisted in many leagues while it majorly decreased in others.

From January 2015 to May 2020, teams across these 63 leagues have won 44.3% of matches on home ground.

But after the break, the figure went slightly down to 42.2%. With percentage of wins decreasing in 41 leagues out of the 62, average difference in goals netted also changed from 0.32% to 0.24%.

Greek leagues witnessed the highest decrease in home wins with figures going down to -15.1% as they were backed by the Austran leagues and the Germans.

Meanwhile, the Swiss professional leagues saw their home team win push up to 8.5% after being shut out from the major public.

Home advantage before and after the Global Pandemic.

English Premier League = Before – 45.9% After – 46.7%

Spanish La Liga = Before – 47.0% After – 40.9%

Italian Seria A = Before – 44.3% After = 44.4%

German Bundesliga = Before – 45.8% After – 31.7%

Brazilian Seria A = Before – 50.3% After – 48.9%

Portuguese Primeira League = Before – 45.3% After – 44.4%

Croatian HNL = Before – 46.7% After – 44.0%

Click here to see full list of the remaining of the 62 leagues.

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