It’s one thing to say one soccer team passed the ball 860 times during a 90 minute game. It’s quite another to see those successful passes and the failed attempts all together on a field.
Without knowing anything about soccer you can tell immediately that one team passed the ball a whole lot more than the other team. Usually if you have the ball, you have a better chance of scoring, and if you score you win.
As you could probably guess from the picture, Barcelona won the game (3-1). Images like these give us a great snapshot of a whole lot of information at once. It looks good, and it makes an impression.
*Thanks to fourfourtwo.com and their Statzone app for this.