As the need for analytics grows across all fields in today’s world, The First Eleven has a growing focus of delivering soccer analytics to our readers. Why? Well the use of data and visualization can help provide people the ability to understand the story in our beautiful game. As we continue to grow in our soccer analytics capabilities you will see an evolving use of tools and data sets (such as the heat map below; even you understand this one right? It’s not too difficult folks) to get to the facts of the sport.