How efficient was each team when entering the ball to the opponent’s circle at the 2016 Men’s Champions Trophy?

 How efficient was each team when entering the ball to the opponent’s circle at the 2016 Men’s Champions Trophy?

In order to respond to this question, we will see the statistics taken by the FIH according to the final standings:


 

Australia was able to penetrate the opponent’s circle a total of 118 times scoring 14 goals in the 6 games of the competition. This means that the Kookaburras had a scoring efficiency of %11,8. Australia scored a goal ever 8 to 9 circle penetrations.


India was able to penetrate the opponent’s circle a total of 92 times scoring 10 goals in the 6 games of the competition. This means that India was had a scoring efficiency of %10,8. India scored a goal ever 9 to 10 circle penetrations.


Germany was able to penetrate the opponent’s circle a total of 106 times scoring 19 goals in the 6 games of the competition. This means that Germany was able to have a scoring efficiency of %17,9. Germany needed between 5 to 6 circle penetrations in order to score a goal.


Great Britain was able to penetrate the opponent’s circle a total of 105 times scoring 9 goals in the 6 games of the competition. This means that Team GB was able to have a scoring efficiency of %8,5. Great Britain scored a goal ever 11 to 12 circle penetrations.


Belgium was able to penetrate the opponent’s circle a total of 113 times scoring 13 goals in the 6 games of the competition. This means that Red Lions were able to have a scoring efficiency of %11,5. Belgium scored a goal ever 8 to 9 circle penetrations.

Korea was able to penetrate the opponent’s circle a total of 51 times scoring 9 goals in the 6 games of the competition. This means that Korea had a scoring efficiency of %17,6. Korea scored a goal ever 5 to 6 circle penetrations.

 

By Pablo Mendoza

Pablo Mendoza is an FIH Hockey Academy Educator and the CEO of A Hockey World. Contact: pablo@ahockeyworld.net

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