A South African by birth, the bilingual (English and German) Alex has called many places home (South Africa, Ireland, Germany, and U.S.). In college, he studied sports performance. In his work as a data analyst (mainly football and rugby), Alex relied on this training in developing his Expected Goals model, his Goalkeepers dashboard, or other goodies on his Tableau profile. You can follow him @AlexRathke.
On Transfer Deadline Day, Liverpool sent striker Divock Origi on a season-long loan to VfL Wolfsburg. The loan signals a moment in which Klopp (although wanting to keep the young Belgian) does not see Origi […]