Triple H Index

  • The Triple H Index: Ranking England's Opponents

    At Englandstats, we've developed a unique metric called the Historical Head-to-Head (Triple H) Index to rank all of England's opponents based on their record against the Three Lions. This index provides an intriguing perspective on the long-standing rivalries and dominance between nations on the football pitch.

    Understanding the Triple H Index

    The Triple H Index is a simple yet powerful measure that reflects the historical performance of England against each opponent. If England has a perfect 100% record against a particular team, the index will be 1, indicating complete dominance. Conversely, an index of 0.5 signifies an equal record between the two teams, with neither side holding a significant advantage.

    The Elite Three

    To date, only three teams have managed to achieve a better head-to-head record against England. These three nations are: Uruguay (who first gained the advantage in 1953), Brazil (1962) and Italy (Feb 1997). Netherlands and Romania were erstwhile in this group but recent Three Lions wins have levelled the playing field. Seven opponents have an equal record although four of these have just been a single drawn encounter. Only three teams have a better goal difference: Brazil, Uruguay and Chile.

    A Constantly Evolving Landscape

    As new matches are played and records are rewritten, the Triple H Index remains a dynamic metric, reflecting the ever-changing landscape of international football. With each encounter, the balance of power shifts, and new rivalries emerge, keeping fans on the edge of their seats. At Englandstats, we take pride in meticulously tracking and analyzing these historical records, providing football enthusiasts with a unique perspective on the game's rich tapestry. Whether you're a die-hard England supporter or simply a lover of the beautiful game, the Triple H Index offers an intriguing lens through which to view the ongoing battles between nations on the pitch.

Index

Euro 2024

(Group C)

    •  
    • Pts
    • GD
    • L
    • D
    • W
    • P
    • Flag of England
    • England
    • 5
    • +1
    • 0
    • 2
    • 1
    • 3
    • Flag of Denmark
    • Denmark
    • 3
    • 0
    • 0
    • 3
    • 0
    • 3
    • Flag of Slovenia
    • Slovenia
    • 3
    • 0
    • 0
    • 3
    • 0
    • 3
    • Flag of Serbia
    • Serbia
    • 2
    • -1
    • 1
    • 2
    • 0
    • 3
    • Current Standings.