Height and preferred foot influence chance of goal

A soccer player’s height and their preferred foot influences their chance of scoring a goal according to a new RMIT study.

The study found that left-footed players were more likely to score a goal. Researchers also found that players under the age of 25 were more likely to produce results.

The research showed that players reached a peak in their productivity late in the game, suggesting that coaches should not substitute players late in the second half when their goal-scoring is most accurate.

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