On 04/09/1994 Burkina Faso beat Morocco 2-1 during the Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers. This is a resounding result. Morocco had just competed in the World Cup and, in that period, were among the best 35 national teams according to FIFA's rankings. Burkina Faso, on the other hand, were 127th in 1993.
FIFA rankings estimated Morocco
slightly too high, Burkina
Faso far too weak. As a result, the gap was
rated too high (a full level, defined as » 200 pts.).
You can search http://www.eloratings.net/Burkina_Faso.htm
Ctrl+F Morocco (check the date!) → after the match is
the gap 127 pts. → considering the changes (+/- 24), the gap was before the
game 175 pts.
Eloratings calculates the home advantage with a ‘flat-rate’ of 100 pts. A gap
of 75 pts (»60:40) is about equivalent
Inter v Sassuolo on a neutral ground…
14/05/2017 clubelo says Inter v
According to CTR, host Burkina Faso
v Morocco, 1994, was about a
fifty-fifty match (in Africa home advantage is
more significant, especially in competitive matches). Comparison
eloratings/CTR: Morocco same
level, Burkina Faso
slightly ‘better’ at CTR.
should not be confused with eloratings.net. BTW, Elo was the name of a person
and is not the name of a secret sauce ... Sometimes it looks like you just have
to say ‘ELO’ and everyone will be immediately convinced of the scientific
Anyway, Clubelo is interesting because it improves "the sense of
proportion". However, some specifics have to be taken into account.