Eredivisie (Netherlands)

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Table written: Sunday 08 March 2020 at 22:04:13 (London time)
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standard table alt-3
Pld GD Pts ePld Rate
Ajx Ajax 25 45 56 1 1 25.2 2.23
AZA AZ Alkmaar 25 37 56 2 2 25.1 2.23
Fey Feyenoord 25 15 50 3 3 25.0 2.00
PSV PSV Eindhoven 26 26 49 4 4 25.6 1.92
WII Willem II 26 3 44 5 5 25.3 1.74
Utr Utrecht 25 16 41 6 6 25.8 1.59
Vit Vitesse 26 10 41 7 7 27.2 1.51
Gro Groningen 26 1 35 9 8 25.7 1.36
Her Heracles Almelo 26 6 36 8 9 26.6 1.35
Hee Heerenveen 26 0 33 10 10 26.2 1.26
Spa Sparta Rotterdam 26 −4 33 11 11 26.6 1.24
Emm Emmen 26 −13 32 12 12 26.3 1.21
Zwo PEC Zwolle 26 −18 26 15 13 24.4 1.06
VVV VVV Venlo 26 −27 28 13 14 26.7 1.05
Twe Twente 26 −12 27 14 15 25.7 1.05
Sit Fortuna Sittard 26 −23 26 16 16 26.4 0.98
ADO ADO Den Haag 26 −29 19 17 17 25.2 0.75
RKC RKC Waalwijk 26 −33 15 18 18 26.7 0.56

Key:

The league-table rankings are shown in the centre of the table, with the alt-3 league position in bold to the right, and the more standard league-table position (based on points already in the bag, with goal-difference to resolve ties where needed) shown in the grey section of the table, to the left.

In the central dark-blue vertical band are (typically) up- or down-arrows to indicate where teams are higher or lower in the alt-3 table than in the standard table. A solid arrow or indicates a difference of 3 or more league places.

The other numbers shown in the table are:

  • The usual league-table summaries:
    • Pld: matches played to date
    • GD: goal difference
    • Pts: league points accumulated to date
  • The alt-3 league table:
    • ePld: the alt-3 measure of each team's effective number of matches played to date.
      • Where ePld is less than the actual number Pld of matches played, the team has played tougher opposition than average and/or has played fewer matches at home than away; and vice-versa where ePld exceeds Pld.
      • Where the difference between Pld and ePld is a whole match or more, the team's numbers in the alt-3 table are colour-highlighted (in light green where ePld is less than Pld, and light red where the reverse is true).
      • Where schedule-strength imbalance is so strong that Pld and ePld differ by more than 2.0, the entry in the ePld column is shown in bold type
    • Rate: the league points per effective match played, i.e.,
      Rate = Pts ÷ ePld .
    The alt-3 league table is sorted according to the current values of Rate.

For further details on the method, see The league tables explained and (if you like maths!) The mathematical method explained.