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Stats show that Clarets keeper Nick Pope can handle the pressure at World Cup

Nick Pope has impressed in goal since covering for Tom Heaton
Nick Pope has impressed in goal since covering for Tom Heaton
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With Southgate due to announce his 23-man squad today, Sure have teamed up with Opta to calculate the best possible England squad in regards to dealing with pressure.


We have used this system to create the attached infographic showing, statistically speaking, the best possible England squad at dealing with pressure this summer. The stats have been taken from each players performances this season in the Premier League. This short film explains how the stats are created.

One of the most interesting names that has come up is Burnley keeper, Nick Pope. Nick has a pressure index score of 71.3, giving him the highest score of any English keeper in the premier league showing just how well he has been dealing with the big pressure moments this season