Prompted by a tweet from @RandyHauser, I decided to have a look at some keeper stats and whether keepers had a weak side.
I would like to see stats on goalies. When the punch crosses, when they catch. Are there goalies teams cross less often on? Do they have a weakness on one side or another? Stuff like that.
— RandyHauser (@RandyHauser) November 28, 2017
Below is a plot for Premier League, Bundesliga, and La Liga keepers for 2012/13 to 2016/17 who’ve faced more than 50 shots on target in a season, along with the difference between their save percentages for SoTs to the left side and right side of the goal*. Continue reading