AI Global Podcast: Running the distance!

Srikanth, the host of the pod welcomed the in-house sports Scientist Simon Brundish on to the pod to discuss about running stats.

They discuss why running and running stats have become so important in recent years and then discuss when does such stats become important.

They then discuss the role of tactics in how much a player or team runs.

Simon then rants about how running stats presented on TV and social media lack context and explains how they should be looked at.

They discuss running numbers specifically with respect to Aguero and Sturridge and discuss if they indeed do not suit the systems of Pep and Klopp.

They discuss Sprint Speed vs Sprint Volume and discuss how they complement each other.

The pod ends with Simon looking at the break Liverpool have had and gives his thoughts behind why Liverpool struggled in December and January.