21st Club

22 October 2020 - 4:34 PM


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Column: "A rational owner would be encouraged to leave their Champions League fate to the gods, and focus on securing domestic dominance"

  • Chief Intelligence Offícer at 21st Club Omar Chaudhuri has taken a deep look at the “on-the-pitch”-data from both domestic leagues and Champions League. And asked the tricky question: Is it worth chasing that Champions League-title or CL-qualification?
  • If you take PSG as an example and their “hunt” for the Campions League-title then political forecasters give Joe Biden a better chance of winning Kansas - a state that has voted Republican in 13 straight Presidential elections – compared to PSG’s chances.
  • Historically clubs like Celtic and Ajax have been vulnerable to the vagaries of the qualifying draws. This season Celtic could have drawn KÍ in the second round (ranked 1492nd in the world), instead they drew Ferencváros (196th) and were eliminated.

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