Impressive Pogba tops midweek stats; Lallana, Payet catch eye

Date published: Thursday 15th December 2016 10:45

Manchester United midfielder Paul Pogba was the highest-rated performer of the midweek action in the Premier League, while Adam Lallana, hat-trick hero Salomon Rondon and Dimitri Payet also starred.

Here, whoscored.com pick out the winners and losers of matchday 16 in the Premier League – with a Chelsea man also arguably putting in his best performance of the season.

 

Highest-rated players

Pogba – 9.76
Rondon – 9.64
Lallana – 9.58
Pugh – 8.99
Eriksen – 8.85

 

Most shots on target

Salomon Rondon: West Brom hat-trick hero

Rondon – 4
Eriksen – 4
Livermore – 3
13 players – 2

 

Most successful dribbles

Raheem Sterling: Enjoying his football under Guardiola

Traore – 9
Zaha – 6
Sterling – 6
Amrabat – 5
7 players – 4

 

Most chances created

Dimitri Payet: Asked to leave West Ham

Payet – 8
Fabregas – 5
Walker – 5
Pogba – 4
Sigurdsson – 4
Willian – 4

 

Most touches

Fabregas – 137
Henderson – 126
Pogba – 122
Lovren – 108
Francis – 106

 

Best pass completion (minimum 15 passes)

Ilkay Gundogan: Twisted kneecap

Fernando – 100% (18 passes)
Gundogan – 100% (23 passes)
Davis – 98.5% (68 passes)
Winks – 97.7% (44 passes)
Clyne – 95.9% (74 passes)

 

Most aerials won

Vokes – 17
Carroll – 11
Koscielny – 10
Mee – 8
Pugh – 7
Lukaku – 7

 

Most tackles and interceptions (combined)

Nyom – 11
Gueye – 10
Davies – 9
Kelly – 9
De Roon – 9

 

Most defensive clearances

Olsson – 12
Shawcross – 12
Cook – 12
Djilobodji – 10
Nyom – 10

 

Worst pass completion (excluding goalkeepers)

Vokes – 41.1% (34 passes)
Lukaku – 43.3% (30 passes)
Adam – 48.4% (31 passes)
Slimani – 50% (18 passes)
Walters / Lowton – 51.9% (27 passes)

Most unsuccessful touches

Romelu Lukaku: Struggling for goals

Traore – 6
Lukaku – 5
Diomande – 5
6 players – 4

 

Most times dispossessed

Amrabat – 7
Chadli – 6
Costa – 5
Alexis – 5
Zaha – 5
Barkley – 5

 

Who would you select as the stand-out Premier League performer of matchday 16?

  • Ashley Williams
  • Christian Eriksen
  • Salomon Rondon
  • Adam Lallana
  • Zlatan Ibrahimovic
  • Other

 

All statistics courtesy of WhoScored.com, where you can find yet 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 the new free-to-download WhoScored iOS app.

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