100 Club: Analysing Pascal Gross’ ton of Premier League games for Brighton

  • 2017/18: 7 goals, 8 assists (0.43 G/A per 90)
  • 2018/19: 3 goals, 3 assists (0.26 G/A per 90)
  • 2019/20: 2 goals, 4 assists (0.26 G/A per 90)
  • 2020/21 (so far): 4 assists (0.54 G/A per 90)
  • 2017/18: 3.57 (1st)
  • 2018/19: 3.72 (1st)
  • 2019/20: 4.76 (1st)
  • 2020/21: 3.39 (1st)
Pascal Gross’ non-penalty hexagonal bin shot-map — his tendencies to operate in the right-hand half space are shown in his shooting patterns (created by @DanielKatona17)
  • 4 goals from 54 shots outside the box (2.03xG)
  • 6 goals from 43 shots inside the 18-yard box (5.58xG)
  • 2 goals from 4 shots inside the 6-yard box (1.57xG)
Goal-line technology showing Gross’ match-winner v United (Graphic from SkySports)
Pascal Gross’ pressure plot versus United (17/18 — home); courtesy of @StatsBomb
Gross’ defensive actions map from the 18/19 season; courtesy of @StatsBomb
  • 2017/18: 22%
  • 2018/19: 16.5%
  • 2019/20: 25%
  • 2020/21: 28.6%
Gross goal and tackle map v West Ham (19/20); courtesy of @StatsZone
  • West Ham United: 5 goal involvements (2 goals, 3 assists)
  • Manchester United: 5 goal involvements (3 goals, 2 assists)
  • Tottenham: 3 goal involvements (1 goal, 2 assists)
  • West Bromwich Albion: 3 goal involvements (2 goals, 1 assist)
Gross shot-map and chance creation map v West Brom (17/18); courtesy of @StatsZone
  • 6 assists for Glenn Murray
  • 2 assists for Webster, Knockaert, March
  • 1 assist for Lamptey, Dunk, Maupay, Duffy, Hemed
Gross’ stats v Arsenal (17/18) visualised by FootballFanCast
  • 2017/18: 0.62 (1st)
  • 2018/19: 0.53 (2nd)
  • 2019/20: 0.55 (3rd)
  • 2020/21: 1.32 (1st)
Gross’ cross-map and final third pass-map v Spurs (19/20); courtesy of @StatsZone
  • 10 of his 12 Premier League goals have been scored at the Amex (away goals at West Ham 19/20 and Manchester United 18/19)
  • 7 of his last 8 assists (all competitions) have come away from home; the solitary Amex assist was for Alireza Jahanbakhsh in the 4–0 EFL Cup win over Portsmouth
18 of Gross’ 31 Brighton goal involvements have come at the Amex

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Written articles for the twitter page @AlbionAnalytics — focusing on Brighton & Hove Albion through tactical and data analysis.