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Nos Audietis, Episode 73: Soccer statistics roundtable

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Sounder at Heart's Sidereal, Zach Slaton of The Beautiful Numbers Game and Devin Pleuler and Matt Doyle of MLSsoccer.com take part in a soccer analytics roundtable.

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With the Seattle Sounders taking a week off, we decided to try something a little different on the show. We invited some of the leading voices in the world if soccer statistics and analysis to have a roundtable discussion.

Joining me on the show were Sounder at Heart's Sidereal, Zach Slaton of The Beautiful Numbers Game and Devin Pleuler and Matt Doyle of MLSsoccer.com.

Here's a little more about who they are:

Zach Slaton (@the_number_game) has been writing about the use of statistics within soccer for two-and-a-half years. He is the author of the Beautiful Numbers Game blog at Forbes.com. His work can also be found in Howler magazine and The Transfer Price Index.

Matt Doyle (@MLS_Analyst) is a New Media Editor for MLSsoccer.com. He writes the Armchair Analyst column, which appears every Friday, and appears on the March to the Match podcast, which comes out every Wednesday. He also owns two cats, which is important for you to know.

Josh Yockey (@seasoccerscene) is an editor on Sounder at Heart, where he goes by the screen name sidereal. Among his contributions are the "crunchy power rankings" and the "State of the MLS Run."

Devin Pleuler (@DevinPleuler) is a computer science graduate from Wentworth Institute of Technology in Boston, where he played on the men's varsity team as a goalkeeper. He writes the Central Winger analytics column for MLSsoccer.com and is an assistant coach at Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

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