5 June 2024 - 2:30 PM


IMAGO | Lukas Hradecky lifting the trophy after Bayer 04 Leverkusen winning the Bundesliga season 2023-24

Who were the biggest over- and underperformers in 2023/24: Value for money table for six leagues

  • The biggest financial over- and underperformers of the 2023/24 season have been identified as the season comes to a close.
  • The Off The Pitch Efficiency Scores create a value-for-money table for the Big 5 leagues and the Championship, comparing a team's expected performance based on financial strength to their actual points tally.
  • Why it matters: A shining trophy cabinet is flaunting, but equally notable are the teams that outperform competitors that spend significantly more on their squads.
  • The perspective: Even title-winning teams like Leicester and PSG are considered underperformers due to their substantial financial advantages over their rivals.

As the European football leagues have ended, champions have been crowned and dreams have been shattered. However, assessing team performance solely by their final rankings falls short in the modern football landscape, where financial power varies greatly among clubs.

To provide a more nuanced perspective, Off The Pitch presents value-for-money tables for the Big 5 leagues and the Ch

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