Revealed: Best and worst Premier League weekend performers

Date published: Tuesday 13th September 2016 10:38

Lallana and Costa: Surprising stats

Lallana and Costa: Surprising stats

Following the latest round of Premier League action, WhoScored take a look at those who caught the eye and those who flopped last weekend.

Liverpool hero Adam Lallana recorded a surprisingly bad statistic during the win over Leicester, while Chelsea scorer Diego Costa was also included on an unwanted list.

Burnley’s £7.5million new boy Steven Defour, described as “cheap as chips” by Clarets boss Sean Dyche was the weekend’s best dribbler.

Highest rated player

Lukaku – 9.65
Mane – 9.55
Heung-min Son – 9.26
Firmino – 9.22
Defour – 9.07

Most shots on target

Lukaku – 6
Sturridge – 4
7 players – 3

Most successful dribbles


Defour

Defour – 5
Townsend – 5
Pogba – 5
Mane – 5
6 players – 4

Most chances created

Payet – 6
Willian – 6
De Bruyne – 6
Eriksen – 5
Bolasie – 5

Most touches

Gueye – 120
Mustafi – 109
Cazorla – 108
Livermore – 102
Elmohamady – 100

Best pass completion (minimum 15 passes)


Mark Noble

Tom Davies – 100% (15 passes)
Noble – 97.3% (37 passes)
Koscielny – 97.1% (70 passes)
Collins – 96.8% (31 passes)
De Roon – 95.8% (24 passes)

Most aerials won

Christian Benteke Crystal Palace

Benteke – 9
Ben Davies – 9
Walters – 7
Fellaini – 7
Vokes – 6

Most tackles and interceptions (combined)


Curtis Davies – 12
Barragan – 10
Fellaini – 10
5 players – 9

Most defensive clearances


Ben Mee

Mee – 13
Stones – 13
Lucas Leiva – 12
Francis – 11
Cook – 11

Worst pass completion (excluding goalkeepers)

Walters – 40% (15 passes)
Kaboul – 47.1% (34 passes)
Phillips – 50% (22 passes)
Albrighton – 52.6% (19 passes)
Diego Costa – 53.1% (32 passes)

Most unsuccessful touches

Januzaj

Januzaj – 6
Callum Wilson – 6
Ozil – 5
Bony – 5
6 players – 4

Most times dispossessed

Lallana – 5
Cork – 5
6 players – 4
11 players – 3

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