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MOTSPod Episode 22: Talking Soccer Analytics with Sean Steffen

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We bring on expert when we don't know things.

Darren Eales spoke to MLSSoccer.com and talked about how Atlanta United will be utilizing soccer analytics to build their team for 2017. Well, none of us are experts in analytics so we brought on someone who has been studying it for years. Sean Steffen of American Soccer Analysis and LAG Confidential joined us to talk about the importance of Atlanta United's latest hire and movements towards soccer analytics.

We also asked Sean, based on soccer analytics, who are some South American players that should be a target for Atlanta United? One of the players mentioned was Giovanni Augusto from Brazil. Here are some of his highlights:


We're still in talks for some serious future moves! Expect at least one serious move to be announced in the next few weeks.

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