Vincent Kompany’s Burnley sat comfortably at the top of the EFL Championship 2022/23 table going into the international break. The Clarets have played 21 matches so far and have a record of 11 wins, eight draws, and two losses. They have a three-point lead over Sheffield United, who are in second place. Vincent Kompany bought in a few youngsters and is building a strong team. One of the reasons behind their success is their home form. At Turf Moor, Burnley are unbeaten and have a record of seven wins and four draws. The last five matches at home have earned maximum points for the Clarets. We now look at some of the stats that show how Burnley have maintained their unbeaten run at home.
The above viz shows the attacking, defensive, and passing stats of Burnley. From the possession stats we can observe that Burnley likes to keep hold of the ball. The average is 64.16% possession per 90 minutes, which is the highest among any other team in the league. The passing of the players has also been accurate, at 86.1%. Due to a high possession rate, Burnley have managed to score the most goals in the league. This shows the dominance shown by Vincent Kompany’s men in the EFL Championship. Some of the stats below show the home record of the team and how they have dominated their opponents.
Burnley’s attack at home is one of the biggest positives for Vincent Kompany. His team averages 30.33 positional attacks per match and attempts around eight shots from these attacks. Overall, the shot attempts per match average 12.05 shots with a 40.7% accuracy rate. By looking at the above viz, we can observe that Burnley have scored a lot of goals from inside or from the edge of the six-yard box. They are able to find spaces in such dangerous areas and convert most of their chances.
At home, the stats are much more impressive than the overall stats. Burnley creates 33.36 positional attacks per match and attempts around eight shots. Their home shot average per match is 13.82, with a 41.5% accuracy rate. The average xG of the team is 1.42 but at home, it is 1.81.
Burnley’s defence has been a bit leaky, and they have conceded 23 goals. At home, they have conceded ten goals and kept four clean sheets. The winning percentage of duels at home and away is similar, but Burnley has maintained their discipline this season and has not given the opposition a penalty. At Turf Moor, the Clarets have won 61.1% of their defensive duels and 45.6% of their aerial duels. By looking at the above viz, we can observe that the players haven’t conceded a lot of free kicks in dangerous areas. They haven’t given easy chances to the opposition and have a good record.
Vincent Kompany will be happy with the way his team has responded this season. They suffered relegation last season and are looking to return to the English top division. Burnley will look to maintain this unbeaten home record and carry this momentum into the latter half of the season.