The Effect of the Early Away Goal in the Ireland Airtricity League

Posted on: March 15th, 2016 by Jonny Grossmark

In 2014 in the Republic of Ireland Premier League in games where the away teams opened the scoring in the 0-20 minutes time band, 60% of games ended over 2.5 goals and 40% ended over 3.5 goals.

Both teams scored in 69% and over 1.5 goals was landed in the first half in 55%

The home teams won 14%, 24% ended a draw and the away teams won 62% and 38% produced a goal(s) in the 80 + minutes time band.

0-1 half time added to the early away goal metric > Republic of Ireland Premier League > 68% ended UNDER 2.5 goals > 68.4% ended in an away win , 26.3% ended a draw and the home teams won 5.3%

Last  season in the Republic of Ireland Premier League in games where the away teams opened the scoring in the 0-20 minutes time band, 83% ended over 2.5 goals and 57% ended over 3.5 goals.

Both team scored in 77% and over 1.5 goals was landed in the first half in 71%

The home teams won 17%, 17% ended a draw and the away teams won 66% and 43% produced a goal(s) in the 80+ minutes time band.

 

 

 

T HT FT Goal 80+
Shamrock Drogheda 17 1 2 5 3 83 88 90
Sligo Limerick 5 1 2 2 3 90
Derry Bohemians 2 2 3 2 3
Limerick Shamrock 15 0 2 0 2
Cork Dundalk 9 2 2 2 2
Drogheda Longford 3 0 1 0 3 90
St. Patrick’s Cork 9 0 2 1 2 87
Bray Shamrock 10 0 2 2 2 90
Galway Limerick 18 0 1 1 3 81
Longford St. Patrick’s 5 0 2 0 3
Bray Limerick 18 1 2 2 2
Drogheda Limerick 5 1 4 1 4
St. Patrick’s Derry 19 0 1 0 1
Bray Bohemians 19 1 1 3 1 90
Longford Shamrock 3 1 2 1 3
Cork Limerick 7 1 2 2 3
Longford Cork City 20 0 2 1 4 83 90
Limerick Galway 12 1 1 2 4 81 82
Sligo Galway 11 1 1 1 1
Bohemians Shamrock 9 0 1 3 1 84 90
Galway Cork City 12 0 2 1 3 82
Dundalk Bohemians 2 1 1 1 2
Limerick Drogheda 13 0 1 1 2
Cork Drogheda 9 0 1 4 1 82 90
Drogheda Bray 10 0 1 4 2 87
Bohemians Cork City 3 0 1 1 1 85
Bray Galway 2 0 2 0 5
Drogheda Longford 2 0 1 0 3 82
Drogheda Cork City 17 0 2 1 2
Galway Sligo 5 0 1 0 1
Sligo Bray 5 1 2 1 3
Sligo Shamrock 5 1 1 1 2
Sligo Derry 7 1 1 1 1
Drogheda Sligo 7 1 2 3 2
Limerick Bohemians 2 0 2 0 3