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A Python wrapper for

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A Python package for

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Installing understat

The recommended way to install understat is via pip.

pip install understat

To install it directly from GitHub you can do the following:

git clone git://

You can also install a .tar file or .zip file

curl -OL
curl -OL # Windows

Once it has been downloaded you can easily install it using pip:

cd understat
pip install .


An example of using understat can be found below:

import asyncio
import json

import aiohttp

from understat import Understat

async def main():
    async with aiohttp.ClientSession() as session:
        understat = Understat(session)
        data = await understat.get_league_players("epl", 2018, {"team_title": "Manchester United"})

if __name__ == "__main__":
    loop = asyncio.new_event_loop()


  1. Fork the repository on GitHub.
  2. Run the tests with pytest tests/ to confirm they all pass on your system. If the tests fail, then try and find out why this is happening. If you aren't able to do this yourself, then don't hesitate to either create an issue on GitHub, or send an email to
  3. Either create your feature and then write tests for it, or do this the other way around.
  4. Run all tests again with with pytest tests/ to confirm that everything still passes, including your newly added test(s).
  5. Create a pull request for the main repository's master branch.


Documentation and examples for understat can be found at

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