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FC Dallas and Driblab Announce Partnership to Enhance Player Performance and Scouting


FRISCO, Texas (March 16, 2023) – FC Dallas and Driblab, a football analytics company, have announced a strategic partnership aimed at improving player performance and scouting.

The partnership will see Driblab work closely with FC Dallas to provide advanced analytics and scouting insights to enhance the team's decision-making process in areas such as player recruitment, performance analysis, and tactical analysis. Driblab will also provide FC Dallas with access to its cutting-edge technology, including its player evaluation platform, which uses machine learning to analyze player performance and identify potential areas for improvement.

“We’re very excited to partner with Driblab,” said FC Dallas head coach Nico Estévez. “Driblab will strengthen our tactical and technical data analysis which helps us improve both collectively and individually. By using Driblab, we will be more detailed oriented in our opponent scouting report.”

“Working with FC Dallas is especially meaningful to us,” said CEO of Driblab Salvador Carmona. “Since we founded Driblab in 2017, MLS has grown like few other leagues in the world over the years and to have a franchise like FC Dallas trust us to make data-driven decisions reinforces everything we've been doing as a company. We are very excited to start working with André, Nico, Leo and their entire scouting and game analysis department developing ad-hoc solutions for them."

“We are looking forward to this partnership with Driblab,” said FC Dallas technical director André Zanotta. "We are always looking to improve and innovate our player development and scouting capabilities. Driblab’s expertise in football analytics will provide our coaching staff and front office valuable insights that can be used to make data-driven decisions on player evaluation and development."

Based in Madrid, Spain, Driblab will provide custom support to the club including full access to its database which includes over 200,000 players from around the world across 180 competitions including professional, junior, U-21, U-19 and U-17 levels.

Driblab is a consultancy specialized in the statistical analysis of players and teams; our work is focused on advising and minimizing risk in professional football decision-making in areas related to talent detection and footballer evaluations. Our database has more than 200,000 players from more than 180 competitions, covering information from all over the world.