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Table 5 Mean differences (%) and effect sizes (ES; ±CL) of the technical-tactical actions encountered by soccer players for each playing position and for all players when play at home or away, and their team win or lose

From: Influence of contextual factors on physical demands and technical-tactical actions regarding playing position in professional soccer players

  CD WD MID FW All
Home Away Home Away Home Away Home Away Home Away
MD (%) ES; ±CL MD (%) ES; ±CL MD (%) ES; ±CL MD (%) ES; ±CL MD (%) ES; ±CL MD (%) ES; ±CL MD (%) ES; ±CL MD (%) ES; ±CL MD (%) ES; ±CL MD (%) ES; ±CL
GV 10.2 0.32; ±0.74 S 26.0 0.88; ±0.88 M* − 11.1 − 0.43; ±0.75 S − 7.5 − 0.36; ±0.65 S − 21.9 − 1.09; ±1.09 M* 5.3 0.19; ±0.56 − 29.0 − 0.89; ±0.91 M* − 2.1 − 0.09; ±0.69 − 9.5 − 0.53; ±0.97 S 0.7 0.05; ±0.88
OV 17.0 0.40; ±0.74 S 30.1 0.77; ±0.77 M − 12.7 − 0.45; ±0.76 S − 4.0 − 0.16; ±0.66 − 19.9 − 0.83; ±0.83 M 9.3 0.29; ±0.56 S − 22.8 − 0.60; ±0.94 M − 2.1 0.10; ±0.72 − 7.3 − 0.33; ±0.97 S 4.7 0.22; ±0.89 S
DV − 6.5 − 0.23; ±0.64 S 18.1 0.44; ±0.68 S − 2.0 − 0.06; ±0.72 − 20.6 − 0.65; ±0.66 M − 30.9 − 0.99; ±0.99 M* − 7.9 − 0.20; ±0.57 S − 42.1 − 0.81; ±0.89 M* − 20.5 − 0.38; ±0.75 S − 19.0 − 1.49; ±1.49 L* − 13.2 − 0.96; ±0.96 M
IN 1.5 0.03; ±0.67 35.6 0.43; ±0.67 S 5.9 0.13; ±0.76 − 20.3 − 0.51; ±0.65 S − 39.6 − 1.05; ±1.05 M* − 2.1 − 0.04; ±0.57 − 35.5 − 0.64; ±0.95 M* − 19.7 − 0.30; ±0.77 S − 20.4 − 1.40; ±1.40 L* − 7.8 − 0.53; ±0.85 S
OPIN 18.9 0.40; ±1.08 S − 6.0 − 0.20; ±0.99 S − 39.2 − 1.16; ±1.17 L − 4.2 − 0.07; ±0.97 − 2.0 − 0.04; ±0.72 − 0.5 − 0.01; ±0.67 − 43.1 − 0.93; ±1.33 M − 32.4 − 0.94; ±0.94 M 2.8 0.08; ±0.83 13.2 0.37; ±0.92 S
CL 0.9 0.02; ±0.63 − 13.3 -0.24; ±0.65 S − 29.7 − 0.66; ±0.76 M − 22.7 − 0.36; ±0.70 S − 33.0 − 0.52; ±0.82 S − 23.5 − 0.41; ±0.68 S − 48.6 − 38.9 − 0.95; ±1.05 M − 29.6 − 0.84; ±1.00 M − 25.8 − 0.94; ±0.94 M
AD − 12.0 − 0 0.21; ±0.77 S 7.1 0.11; ±0.68 25.1 0.42; ±0.90 S 24.0 0.33; ±0.70 S 0.5 0.01; ±0.73 − 13.2 − 0.25; ±0.62 S − 29.4 − 0.43; ±0.87 S − 7.2 − 0.10; ±0.89 − 11.2 − 0.41; ±0.94 S − 13.3 − 0.42; ±0.92 S
ADW − 6.0 − 0.09; ±0.73 2.5 0.04; ±0.71 0.8 0.01; ±0.99 − 31.3 − 0.57; ±0.87 S 21.4 0.24; ±1.06 S − 24.4 − 0.44; ±0.81 S 51.1 − 3.1 − 0.05; ±0.92 − 19.2 − 0.58; ±0.94 S − 24.3 − 0.67; ±0.94 M
TP 17.2 0.41; ±0.74 S 29.1 0.73; ±0.73 M − 13-0 − 0.43; ±0.76 S − 3.3 − 0.13; ±0.66 − 20.8 − 0.82; ±0.82 M 15.9 0.44; ±0.56 S − 21.1 − 0.55; ±0.91 S 0.0 0.30; ±0.71 S − 7.9 − 0.34; ±0.99 S 6.9 0.30; ±0.89 S
TPS 27.5 0.59; ±0.70 S 8.1 0.17; ±0.78* − 7.9 − 0.22; ±0.77 S − 1.5 − 0.05; ±0.66 − 24.5 − 0.89; ±0.89 M* 17.1 0.45; ±0.56 S − 15.6 − 0.34; ±0.89 S 2.2 0.06; ±0.73 − 7.6 − 0.29; ±0.94 S 7.7 0.30; ±0.87 S
FP 8.1 0.17; ±0.78 28.0 0.73; ±0.73 M − 19.6 − 0.72; ±0.72 M − 8.6 − 0.31; ±0.67 S − 16.5 − 0.53; ±0.66 S 21.8 0.48; ±0.56 S − 20.8 − 0.34; ±0.91 S 54.7 0.99; ±0.99 M* − 7.6 − 0.31; ±1.00 S 7.5 0.36; ±0.88 S
FPS 20.7 0.38; ±0.73 S 34.4 0.70; ±0.70 M − 12.0 − 0.41; ±0.75 S − 3.3 − 0.10; ±0.67 − 20.9 − 0.60; ±0.65 M 30.9 0.55; ±0.56 S 24.0 0.28; ±0.84 S 63.3 0.78; ±0.81 M − 8.1 − 0.28; ±0.97 S 13.1 0.55; ±0.85 S
TO 2.7 0.04; ±0.73 S 36.4 0.48; ±0.68 S 21.6 0.32; ±0.74 S 1.5 0.04; ±0.66 − 15.6 − 0.30; ±0.67 S − 9.4 − 0.17; ±0.56 − 43.0 − 1.01; ±1.01 M − 1.3 − 0.02; ±0.80 − 0.7 − 0.06; ±0.87 1.9 0.13; ±0.87
GS − 12.9 − 0.51; ±1.08 S 41.4 1.09; ±1.09 M 68.2 33.0 0.55; ±0.78 S − 17.6 − 0.41; ±0.75 S − 13.8 − 0.26; ±1.06 S − 38.6 − 0.93; ±0.94 M − 18.1 − 0.42; ±1.00 S − 0.6 − 0.02; ±0.88
GST 0.0 26.0 0.77; ±0.99 M 24.8 0.52; ±0.96 S 3.9 0.14; ±0.91 28.4 − 0.53; ±0.99 S − 44.9 − 1.21; ±1.21 L* − 31-1 − 1.00; ±1.00 M − 22.3 − 0.67; ±0.83 M
AZP 44.2 0.56; ±1.57 S 54.2 1.06; ±1.06 M − 1.3 − 0.02; ±0.77 38.6 0.38; ±0.69 S − 26.5 − 0.31; ±0.70 S 2.4 0.03; ±0.57 − 20.6 − 0.42; ±0.94 S 72.4 1.16; ±1.17 L* − 6.2 − 0.15; ±1.00 29.8 0.79; ±0.91 M
CR 12.8 0.16; ±0.80 21.8 0.37; ±0.80 S 31.3 0.30; ±0.82 S − 19.7 − 0.36; ±0.81 S 0.0 42.6 0.94; ±0.95 M 34.1 0.45; ±0.97 S 37.4 0.69; ±0.89 M
CRS − 18.8 − 0.16; ±1.78 − 12.9 − 0.51; ±1.08 S 0.0 0.00; ±1.08 − 24.2 − 0.72; ±1.08 M 19.8 0.24; ±0.91 S − 49.6 − 1.66; ±1.67 L
DR − 29.3 68.2 1.54; ±1.54 L − 13.3 − 0.23; ±0.84 S − 9.6 − 0.17; ±0.73 − 5.8 − 0.09; ±0.95 − 35.7 − 0.81; ±0.82 M 0.7 0.01; ±0.93 8.4 − 0.12; ±0.92 10.8 0.29; ±0.83 S − 23.4 − 0.91; ±0.91 L
  1. CD: central defenders; WD: wide defenders; MID: Midfielders; FW: forwards; GV: game volume; OV: offensive volume; DV: defensive volume; IN: interceptions; OPIN: opposing pitch interceptions; CL: clearances; AD: aerial duels; ARW: aerial duels won; TP: total pass; TPS: Total pass success; FP: forward pass; FPS: forward pass success; TO: turnover; GS: goal shot; GST: goal shot on target; AZP: attack zone pass; CR: crosses; CRS: crosses success; DR: dribbles
  2. Standardized effect size thresholds: S. small; M. moderate; L. large; VL. very large; EL. extremely large
  3. *Significant level set at p<0.05