It is sometimes argued that the level of scientific research can be measured by various kinds of numeric indicators (number of publications, citations, the total of research grants obtained, PhD theses written etc.).
If you sincerely believe in this nonsense, here is how it works in another area (hat tip Yu.Sh.).
According to FIFA, the yesterday’s semifinal game Brasil vs. Germany in the mirror of numbers looked as follows:
|Deliveries in the penalty area||19||11|
Perhaps some navel gazing is required, dear administrations?