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So why not predict an assist instead for Vardy? In part because though his raw output has fallen he is still not far from the striker he has been in previous years when he has occupied one of the top positions in the goal scoring charts. Per 90 Premier League minutes this season his non-penalty expected goals (xG, a statistical measure of the likelihood that any shot results in EmersonFo Maglia Del Bayern Monaco HermineNo a goal) tally is 0.42, only slightly lower than in the previous two seasons and higher than the 2017-18 and 2018-19 campaigns, where his goal return away from the spot was double what it real madrid trøje is now. He is still getting into the spots he once did and that is as good an indicator of goals to come as any.
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