England were the first nation to qualify for Euro 2016, and the draw for the tournament should have pleased Roy Hodgson and the Football Association. The Three Lions will have to face Russia, Slovakia and Wales in Group B, avoiding the likes of Italy, Sweden and Turkey from pots two, three and four respectively. But how far can this England side go in France this summer?
Excerpt from the eBook:
“England’s playing styles radar from the 2014 World Cup indicates tendencies to cross the ball frequently (+21% to the tournament average) and keep possession in attacking areas to achieve a sustained threat (+28%). The significance of the figure for crossing is likely a result of England’s most creative players being deployed in wide areas. “