International Football Matches Exploratory Data Analysis with Python

Iniesta and Xavi about to take kick off in a football match between Spain and Portugal

Limitations

  1. This dataset is only for international men’s football.
  2. Only national team stats are available, no clubs are in the dataset.
  3. No player information, just national teams.

Business Task

  1. Which team(s) scored the most goals in FIFA World Cup 2014?
  2. Country with most world cup wins ever
  3. The tournament with most goals
  4. Best teams in major tournaments
  5. Correlation between home ground and home_win
First ever football match!
Top 20 tournaments with most matches played
Function to determine the winner
Function to determine the loser
Scoreline function
Function for total goals
Total goals scored in FIFA World Cup history
Matches with most goals in FIFA World Cup 2014
Function to get the total number of goals scored by each country
Total goals scored by each team in the FIFA World Cup 2014

1. Country with most goals in FIFA World Cup 2014

Function to show the most prolific teams in FIFA World Cup 2014

2. Country that has won the most FIFA World Cup matches

3. The tournament with most goals

4. Best teams in major tournaments

Dataframe for major tournaments
Most wins in major tournaments

5. Compare home wins and away wins

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Olakunle Yusuf

Olakunle Yusuf

I am a data analyst with strong analytical skills. I recently earned Google Data Analytics Professional Certificate. SQL | R | Python | Tableau