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Analysis of goals scored in European Championship 2012

Author(s): Yiannis Michailidis | Charalampos Michailidis | Eleni Primpa

Journal: Journal of Human Sport and Exercise
ISSN 1988-5202

Volume: 8;
Issue: 2;
Start page: 367;
Date: 2013;
Original page

Keywords: Soccer | Goal scored | Goal evaluate | Performance indicators in soccer

The purpose of the present study was to evaluate goal scoring characteristics of European Championship 2012 and the sample consisted of all the games of the final phase of the organization (N=31). The statistical analysis of the results was conducted with the use of the non parametric chi square test. According to the results of the present study the short pass (10m) (17.1%) and the individual action at third place (14.5%). Most of the goals (40.8%) were scored with shot and then with header (27.6%) and with the inner part of the foot (21.1%). Also the most of the goals achieved through the penalty box (71.1%) (p
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