How 'fair' was Newcastle's draw with West Ham? Picture: Getty

Should Newcastle United have lost to West Ham on Sunday - here's why the stats think they could have

How did the stats experts rank the fairness of Newcastle’s draw with West Ham

By Joel Sked
Wednesday, 8th July 2020, 12:21 pm
Updated Wednesday, 8th July 2020, 12:35 pm

Newcastle United twice came from behind at St James's Park on Sunday to claim a point against West Ham United. The visitors are scrapping to avoid relegation from the Premier League and took an early lead. But goals from Miguel Almiron and Jonjo Shelvey ensured the team had lost just once since the league resumed.

Stats experts Infogol have compiled their weekly 'fairness' ranking of the most recent round of top-flight fixtures, based on shots, xG, and the final scoreline.

How did Newcastle United rank in terms of fairness in result and how did it compare to other Premier League matches? Click and scroll through, ranked from least to most fair.

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