It seems that match location and match status has an impact on the distances covered by pro soccer players. 

When winning, pro players cover more distance by walking and jogging than by high intensity running (> Similarly, when playing at home, the home teams cover more distance at low intensity. The reasons are unclear as to why this is, but coaches should be willing to consider match location and status when coaching their teams.

European Journal of Sports Science March 2010 10 (2): 103-109