Crouch leading the way; Mkhitaryan wasteful

Date published: Tuesday 17th January 2017 12:09

Peter Crouch: Winning the battles

Peter Crouch: Winning the battles

Peter Crouch is leading the battle for Stoke, while Henrikh Mkhitaryan is guilty of giving the ball away, and it was not a good afternoon for Sunderland loanee Adnan Januzaj.


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Here, whoscored.com take a look the best and worst stats from the weekend’s Premier League encounters.

 

Top-rated players

Kane – 10
Crouch – 10
Marcos Alonso – 9.63
Antonio – 9.40
Arnautovic – 9.02

 

Most shots on target

Kane – 7
Abel Hernandez – 3
Arnautovic – 3
8 players – 2

 

Most successful dribbles

Shaqiri – 6
Wilshere – 5
Lanzini – 5
Willian – 4
Matic – 4
Barkley – 4

 

Most chances created

Snodgrass – 5
Can – 5
6 players – 4

 

Most touches

Silva – 118
Matic – 112
De Bruyne – 110
Toure – 108
Marcos Alonso – 104

 

Best pass completion (minimum 15 passes)

Cahill – 96.7% (61 passes)
Alderweireld – 95.8% (48 passes)
Otamendi – 95.2% (83 passes)
Pedro – 95.1% (41 passes)
Wanyama – 94.9% (79 passes)

Most aerials won

Peter Crouch: Rises to the occasion

Crouch – 19
Long – 10
Benteke – 10
Andy Carroll – 9
Chilwell – 9

 

Most tackles and interceptions (combined)

Herrera – 9
Barry – 8
Michael Dawson – 8
Kaboul – 8
Can – 8

 

Most defensive clearances

Mee – 14
Klavan – 11
Martins Indi – 11
Reid – 10
Gibsom – 10

 

Worst pass completion (excluding goalkeepers)

Albrighton – 45.5% (33 passes)
Craig Dawson – 48.4% (31 passes)
Kabasele – 52.4% (21 passes)
Andy Carroll – 53.3% (30 passes)
Shawcross – 55.6% (27 passes)

 

Most unsuccessful touches

Adnan Januzaj: Faces six weeks on the sidelines

Januzaj – 10
Rondon – 7
Crouch – 5
Benteke – 5
Eriksen – 5
Borini – 5

 

Most times dispossessed

Henrikh Mkhitaryan: Back in the fold for United

Puncheon – 5
Mkhitaryan – 5
Firmino – 5
10 players – 4


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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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