Table 1

Comparison of team performance in matches with short (three or less days) or long (four or more days) recovery before the match

 ≤3 days’ recovery>3 days’ recoveryp Value
Won N (%)Drew N (%)Lost N (%)Won N (%)Drew N (%)Lost N (%)
League match836 (59)322 (23)250 (18)2501 (59)946 (22)767 (18)0.905
UCL match281 (49)140 (24)155 (27)259 (48)132 (25)147 (27)0.977
EL match16 (44)6 (17)14 (39)210 (54)96 (25)82 (21)0.048
Other cup match256 (61)85 (20)78 (19)346 (61)100 (18)125 (22)0.322
All matches1389 (57)553 (23)497 (20)3316 (58)1274 (22)1121 (20)
  • EL, Europa League; UCL, UEFA Champions League.