Heroes and Zeros: Giroud’s radar off on matchday 35

Date published: Tuesday 26th April 2016 10:29

Olivier Giroud: Drew a blank on Wearside

Olivier Giroud: Drew a blank on Wearside

Arsenal striker Olivier Giroud’s radar was off, Cesc Fabregas continued his renaissance and Player of the Year Riyad Mahrez topped the charts again.

Here, WhoScored.com look at those players who impressed for their sides – and those whose statistics don’t make particularly pleasant reading this weekend.

Highest rated player

Mahrez – 9.74
Hazard – 9.54
Iheanacho – 9.51
Schlupp – 9.33
Westwood – 9.93

Riyad Mahrez

Most shots on target

Westwood – 3
Iheanacho – 3
9 players – 2

Most successful dribbles

Imbula – 10
Schlupp – 10
Arnautovic – 9
Alexis – 6
Pedro – 6
Mahrez – 6

Most chances created

Fabregas – 6
Alli – 6
Ozil – 5
4 players – 4

Fabregas

Most touches

Rangel – 128
Ramsey – 117
Fabregas – 110
Milner – 106
Britton – 104

Britton Schlupp
Best pass completion (minimum 15 passes)
Sessegnon – 100% (19 passes)
Mangala – 97.5% (40 passes)
Romeu – 96.6% (58 passes)
Elneny – 95.4%% (87 passes)
Whelan – 94.7% (57 passes)
Most aerials won
Joselu – 7
Giroud – 6
Lovren – 6
Kone – 6
6 players – 5

Most tackles and interceptions (combined)
Britton – 12
Tiote – 12
Kante – 12
Colback – 11
Romeu – 10
Most defensive clearances


Kone – 15
Dummett – 14
Vertonghen – 13
Lascelles – 11
Williams – 8
Cook – 8

Dummett
Worst pass completion (excluding goalkeepers)
Dummett – 35.3% (34 passes)
Colback – 48.3% (29 passes)
Kaboul – 50% (16 passes)
Van Aanholt – 50% (20 passes)
Giroud – 53.1% (32 passes)
Most unsuccessful touches
Demba Cisse – 5
Sigurdsson – 5
Townsend – 5
6 players – 4

Most times dispossessed

Andre Ayew – 6
Alexis – 5
Okazaki – 5
Firmino – 5
4 players – 3

All statistics courtesy of WhoScored.com, where you can find more stats, including live in-game data and unique player and team ratings. You can follow all the scores, statistics, live player and team ratings with their new free-to-download app.

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