Glossary
Glossary

Shot assist

Subtype of: PassSubtypes: Assist

Shot assist

The last action of a player prior to a teammate having a Shot.

Shot assist 458585606 Lionel Messi with a shot assist to A. Vidal

Details

  • Every shot assist is guaranteed to have one (and just one) correlated shot. However, not all shots are assisted.
  • The player doesn't have to have a clear intention to make an Assist. For clearly intended passes that lead to a shot (but not a goal), seeĀ Key pass.

Attributes

Successful: Yes (API tagId: 1801)

A shot assist is always successful.

xA: Number

The xG value of a Shot that's being assisted by this pass.

Available metrics

Shot assists / 90

Number of dribbles normalized per 90 minutes.

xA / 90

Sum of xA values for all shot assists normalized per 90 minutes.

xG + xA / 90

Sum of xG values for all shots and xA values for all shot assists normalized per 90 minutes.