Sports science: quality wins games

“Quality Wins Games” – this is the conclusion drawn by scientists of Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT) in their study “Success Factors in Football: An Analysis of the German Bundesliga”. The most important success criteria they identified is avoiding errors in the defense, efficiency in scoring goals especially after counter-attacks and the market value of the team. The findings are reported in the International Journal of Performance Analysis in Sport. (DOI: 10.1080/24748668.2020.1726157)