Better decisions, better results
We believe that sports clubs can make better decisions using advanced data analytics. In recent years, there has been a revolution in sports statistics, with sports clubs flooded with information. Sports Solver was created to help them navigate this stream of data, understanding metrics and separating signal from noise so as to improve decision processes.
We offer independent analysis based on facts supported by data and skilfully interpreted. We pride ourselves on our flexibility and ability to provide bespoke services. Our offer is for:
that want to make better strategic decisions, for example when signing players or managers.
where Sports Solver can assist in verification of players and identifying talent.
Managers and coaches
interested in data-based audits of their own team’s performance and their rivals.
that want to statistically monitor the development of players and teams across all levels.
Sports Solver was set up by people who have been working with data for years (including data management, analytics, and forecasting), and people with very considerable experience in the football world, both in Poland and internationally. Our company combines breakthrough project Ekstrastats, which had a big positive impact on the data dimension of Poland’s top league, with many years’ experience in business, finance and economics. Our statistical approach is complemented with expert knowledge of the beautiful game.
Developed the first “expected goals” model for the Polish top division. Has contributed to the Ekstrastats Plus – advanced analytics column at Ekstrastats portal. Has long experience in economic journalism and financial communications. CEO of Sports Solver.
In charge of data management and visualisations, as well as building models and analytics at Sports Solver. A data analyst by education, profession and passion.
Over a dozen years of experience in football, mainly as an employee of sports departments of clubs such as Legia Warsaw, West Bromwich Albion, Cracovia and Arsenal. A graduate of the prestigious FIFA Master and Management of Sports Organizations at the Jagiellonian University.
Marcin Łagowski i Mateusz Januszewski
Co-founders of EkstraStats, a website which changed the way people think about football stats in Poland. They watch the games, recording hundreds of events, and then verify them to ensure the highest quality of data.