Heroes and Zeros: The stars and strugglers of matchday 29

Date published: Tuesday 8th March 2016 10:24

Clichy, Silva & Aguero: City's midget gems

Clichy, Silva & Aguero: City's midget gems

The stats make pleasant reading for Man City’s ‘midget gems’ Sergio Aguero, David Silva, Gael Clichy and Raheem Sterling, while Christian Benteke’s impact as a sub for Liverpool is also highlighted.

Here, WhoScored.com look at the players that played the biggest roles for their teams over the weekend – and those that were more of a hindrance than a help…

Highest-rated player

Aguero – 9.13
Silva – 9.08
Van Dijk – 9.04
Payet – 8.80
King – 8.54

Most shots on target

Christian Benteke: Netted the winner at Palace

Aguero – 4
Kane – 4
Lukaku – 4
Benteke – 3
9 players – 2

Most successful dribbles


Imbula – 8
6 players – 5
8 players – 4

Most chances created

Willian: Happy to sign new contract at Chelsea

Willian – 7
Silva – 6
Payet – 5
Eriksen – 5
4 players – 4

Most touches

Clichy – 126
Sagna – 118
Can – 105
Lanzini – 103
Payet/Silva – 101

Best pass completion (minimum 15 passes)


Sterling – 100% (22 passes)
Manu Garcia – 100% (18 passes)
Surman – 98.1% (53 passes)
Dembele – 97.2% (36 passes)
Ward Prowse – 96% (25 passes)

Most aerials won

Van Dijk – 12
Deeney – 7
Huth – 7
Gosling – 7
Klose – 7

Most tackles and interceptions (combined)


N'Golo Kante: Starring in the Leicester engine room

Kante – 13
Otamendi – 12
Gueye – 12
Surman -11
Gosling – 10
Pieters – 10

Most defensive clearances


Williams – 15
Klose – 14
Lascelles – 14
Cook – 13
3 players – 12

Worst pass completion (excluding goalkeepers)

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Kaboul – 30% (20 passes)
Yedlin – 43.4% (16 passes)
Jerome – 46.7% (15 passes)
Deeney – 50% (26 passes)
Dann – 52.4% (21 passes)

Most unsuccessful touches

Dele Alli: Tottenham midfielder battling injuries

Alli – 8
Afellay – 7
Berahino – 6
3 players – 5

Most times dispossessed

Rondon – 8
Ramsey – 7
Ayoze – 7
8 players – 5

 

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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