Airtel i-League 2013-14: Round 3 Statistics

With the round 4 of Airtel i-League 2013-14 knocking at the doors we bring our statistical analysis of Airtel i-League Round 3 where we will look into every possible details we can bring up to you. So lets start the good work.

Round 3 of Airtel i-League 2013-14 saw the below results:

Bengaluru FC 1-0 United SC 
Salgaocar FC 3-0 Mohammedan SC 
Churchill Brothers 0-2 Mumbai FC
Shillong Lajong FC 0-1 SC Goa 
 Rangdajied United 2-2 Dempo SC  

The Airtel i-League Round 3 saw 11 goals and for the third consecutive round its the foreigners who have dominated the Indians in terms of goals scored. Indians could only manage 4 of the 11 goals with A.Fernandes (Salgaocar FC), Climax Lawrence (Mumbai FC), Lalnunpuia (Rangdajied United),
Sandesh Gadkari (Rangdajied United) being the goal-scorers.

Indians vs Foreigners - Goal Scoring Contribution

The above charts sows how much contribution the Indians(Blue) made to the total goals in each round with the inner circle showing the data for round 1 while the next two circles depicts the data for the next two rounds.

Goals by Indians in each round, www.abcdfootball.com

The below table would give you a better idea:


Round
Goals by Indians
Goals by Foreigners
% of Indians Goals
% of Foreigner Goals
Round 1
3
11
21.43
78.57
Round 2
4
5
44.44
55.56
Round 3
4
7
36.36
63.64

Salgaocar FC's continued their excellent start to the season with a 3-0 victory which meant they were the highest goal scorers of the round.

Goals scored by the different teams in Round 3
To make you understand better it might be fruitful to see a break-up of how the clubs scored their goals in each of the rounds.

Round wise club goals, www.abcdfootball.com
Team Name
Round 1
Round 2
Round 3
Bengaluru FC
1
3
1
Mohammedan SC
1
0
Mohun Bagan
1

Mumbai FC
1
1
2
Pune FC
3
0
Salgaocar FC
1
3
SC Goa
1
1
1
Shillong Lajong FC
3
0
United SC
2
3
0
Dempo SC
0
1
2
Rangdajied United FC
0
2

It is interesting to see 4 clubs (Bengaluru FC, Mumbai FC, Salgaocar FC and SC Goa) out of the 11 clubs(2 clubs are yet to score), have managed to score in all the games they have played.

With 5 goals each for Bengaluru FC and United SC, they contribute the maximum share of the goals in the league with (14%) each.

Goal Contribution of each team in Airtel i-League 2013-14
Out of the goals the clubs have scored lets categorize the data to foreigners and Indians individually. Rangdajied United FC and Mohun Bagan are the only club who have not got any foreigners among their goal scorers while Pune FC and Mohammedan Sporting are the one's who have only foreign goal scorers.

Foreigners vs Indian goal comparison based on clubs, www.abcdfootball.com
Based on a similar pattern, lets continue our analysis with a different set of data which is goals conceded and goals scored per match. For each club you will see two towers and the greater the difference between them shows the greater goal difference.

Since in the below graph, the Blue tower represents the amount of goal scored and the red tower A positive goal difference is when the Blue tower is higher than red.
Graph Showing goals scored per match and goals conceded per match
The high red towers of Mohammedan SC and Rangdajied United FC shows how they have struggled in defending and both of them have a goal difference of -5 while clubs like Salgaocar FC, Pune FC, Bengaluru FC, United SC and Shillong Lajong FC enjoy a positive goal difference.

Now, lets focus on how the goals were scored after Airtel i-League Round 3. The 3D graph have three axes:
X-Axis: Goals
Y-Axis: Club Name
Z-Axis: 15 Minute Period of the Game

3D view of Goals Scored in different quarters

Its interesting to see the graph and how the goals were scored in different 15 minutes quarter.

Highest goal scoring quarter: 45-60 Minutes and 75 to 90 Minutes (9 Goals Each)
Least Goals Scoring Quarter: 15-30 Minutes (2 Goals)
Tallest Tower: United Sports Club (3 Goals in the quarter 75 to 90 Minutes)
To understand the above graph in a better we will show you how it looks in term of a 2D view, so that you can chalk out your favorite clubs separately.

So, to finish up our reviews, we would bring up to you the last three statistics which are the Man of the Match awards, the goal scorers list and the League table after Round 3.

Calum James Angus(Pune FC), Darryl Duffy(Salgaocar FC), John Johnson(Bengaluru FC) have already made a superb start to their debut campaign in i-League with 2 Man of the Matches award as early as round 3.

The Man of the Match table as of now:

Player
MOM Awards
Anwar Ali
1
Calum James Angus
2
Cornell Glen
1
Darryl Duffy
2
Dawson Fernandes
1
John Johnson
2
Lalkamal Bhowmik
1
M.Meitei
1
Ranti Martins
1
Wahid Sali
1
Haroon Amiri
1
Ogba Kalu
1
Lalnunpuia
1

Lets now quickly check out the complete goal scorers list:

Player
Number of Goals
D.Duffy  (Salgaocar FC)
2
Ogba Kalu  (SC Goa)
2
Raul Fabiani  (Pune FC)
2
Ranti Martins  (United SC)
2
Eric Brown  (United SC)
2
C.Glenn  (Shillong Lajong FC)
2
Sean Rooney  (Bengaluru FC)
2
John Johnson  (Bengaluru FC)
2
J.Coutinho  (Mumbai FC)
1
Joshimar Martins  (Mohammedan SC)
1
James Meyer  (Pune FC)
1
Boithang Haokip  (Shillong Lajong FC)
1
Sabeeth C.  (Mohun Bagan)
1
Victorino Fernandes  (SC Goa)
1
Biswajit Biswas  (United SC)
1
Sunil Chhetri  (Bengaluru FC)
1
Jeje Lalpekhlua  (Dempo SC)
1
Anwar Ali  (Mumbai FC)
1
C.Gnakpa  (Salgaocar FC)
1
A.Fernandes  (Salgaocar FC)
1
Orok Essien  (Mumbai FC)
1
Climax Lawrence  (Mumbai FC)
1
Lalnunpuia  (Rangdajied United)
1
Sandesh Gadkari  (Rangdajied United)
1
Billy Mehmet  (Dempo SC)
1
Beto  (Dempo SC)
1

A grand total of 26 players have managed to register their name to the goal scorers list out of which 12 are Indians while rest 14 are foreigners. 

To sum up the entire statistical analysis we will conclude with the current league table:

Club
Played
Win
Draw
Loss
GF
GA
GD
Points
Bengaluru FC
3
2
1
0
5
1
4
7
Salgaocar FC
2
2
0
0
4
0
4
6
United SC
3
2
0
1
5
2
3
6
Mumbai FC
3
1
2
0
4
2
2
5
Shillong Lajong FC
3
1
1
1
3
1
2
4
Pune FC
2
1
1
0
3
1
2
4
SC Goa
3
1
1
1
3
4
-1
4
Mohun Bagan
2
0
2
0
1
1
0
2
Dempo SC
3
0
2
1
3
6
-3
2
Churchill Brothers
3
0
1
2
0
3
-3
1
Rangdajied United
3
0
1
2
2
7
-5
1
East Bengal
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
Mohammedan SC
2
0
0
2
1
6
-5
0
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