In soccer, PDO is an advanced statistic that is calculated as follows:
PDO = Shooting Percentage + Save Percentage
If a team has the following stats:
Shooting Percentage: 11.2%
Save Percentage: 87.3%
Their PDO would be calculated as:
PDO = 11.2% + 87.3%
PDO = 98.5%
This team’s PDO would be 98.5%, or 0.985
What is PDO?
PDO is a advanced statistic used in soccer that adds the shooting and save percentages of a team.
It is intended to be used as an indicator of a team’s offense and defense.
What is “shooting percentage”?
In soccer, shooting percentage is a statistic that measures goals compared with shots on goals taken.
What is “save percentage”?
Save percentage is a statistic that measures goals allowed compared with shots on goals against.
- FIFA – Laws of the Game