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Brazil, Portugal and Ghana Victorious as England and Wales Await Fate | World Cup Preview | The Data Day Live

We will warn you now, this is a PACKED show. So get yourself up to date with all the latest from the 2022 World Cup by enjoying the latest from ‘The Data Day Live’ which features an England vs. Wales preview.

But before all that, join Matt Furniss and Graham Bell as they talk to a variety of guests on a packed panel. First up, Aaron Barton chats everything Portugal following their progression into the last 16 with victory over Switzerland and whether this side has more overall talent than their 2016 European Championship winning squad. We were then joined by Owuraku Ampofo who was jubilant after Ghana defeated South Korea, despite a tense finale, and now believes his side will be joining Portugal in the next round. But they’ll need to find a way of stopping a seemingly rampant Brazil side, well at least according Augusto Oazi. We told you it’s a packed show and that’s even before our look ahead to England vs. Wales as the group stage comes to a close.

Each weekday through the 2022 World Cup, The Data Day Live will bring you up to date with the latest from the tournament. Want to catch the shows live? Make sure you are following us on Twitter or you can also watch the show on our YouTube channel.

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If you liked this podcast, then please rate, review and subscribe to our show. You’ll find plenty more data-driven storytelling like this, including our five-part series looking back over the history of the Premier League, as well as plenty of other insights into competition. You can start your journey through history by listening to episode one, which looks back to the inaugural season which featured 22 teams playing in the top flight, as well as reflecting upon the initial dominance of Manchester United.

Don’t forget to listen to our brand new podcast ‘Stats Out of Context‘, which takes a closer look at some of the stats and metrics that go into the sport that we love with episode four focusing on long range goals.

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