Steve Bruce, manager of Newcastle United and Ole Gunnar Solskjaer, manager of Manchester United talk prior to the Premier League match between the two sides at St. James Park

Where Newcastle United and Aston Villa SHOULD sit in Premier League table - according to xG 'data experts'

Many Premier League fans and managers often say you don't always get the points you deserve – and finally, we have found the statistics to prove it

Wednesday, 28th October 2020, 4:41 pm

Expected goals (xG) is a football metric, which allows you to correctly evaluate team and player performance.

At understat.com they believe that in a low-scoring game such as football, final match score does not provide a clear picture of performance.

They say more and more sports analytics turn to advanced models like xG, which is a statistical measure of the quality of chances created and conceded.

Their goal was to create the most precise method for shot quality evaluation.

Here's how the current Premier League table looks according to their methods…

Simply scroll down and click through to see where your Premier League team stands in the understat.com league table:

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