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By: Ian Watson

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The DIV theory
Ryan, Ireland, opines that, compared to Sterling on the matter of dives, “Salah is 10x worse”
than Sterling. Scientifically-minded as I am, I would propose that you can’t state “A is 10x
more than B” without defining your metrics of measure. Therefore, I propose some metrics.
The first I have named DIV (Dive Indicator Value), in honour of Ryan. I’ve set DIVs as
1- Attacker is lightly fouled, could possibly stay on his feet if his life depended on it, but goes down (i.e. barely a “dive” at all really)
2- Attacker is running at pace and is marginally touched, could avoid/stay on his feet, but goes down (think Michael Owen vs Argentina 1998)
3- Attacker is touched, could definitely stay on his feet, but goes down (think Calvert-Lewin, Anfield 2017)
4- Attacker draws an illegal-looking movement ...
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