Terry, Ozil and Benteke among early PL stat leaders

Date published: Monday 7th September 2015 12:57

Christian Benteke: Dominant in the air for Liverpool

Christian Benteke: Dominant in the air for Liverpool

Chelsea’s John Terry, Arsenal’s Mesut Ozil, Liverpool’s Christian Benteke and Aston Villa’s Jordan Amavi are among the Premier League’s early stat leaders.

The Premier League is only four games old, but the cream is already beginning to rise to the top, with several familiar names cropping up in lists of the most successful players in certain categories. Mesut Ozil and Santi Cazorla, for example, have quickly emerged as the leaders in terms of creating chances, while Benteke is already proving to be the most dominant player in the air.

Top 10 most accurate passers (min. 15 passes per game)

  1. John Terry (Chelsea) – 95.3%
  2. Laurent Koscielny (Arsenal) – 94.1%
  3. Samir Nasri (Manchester City) – 93.8%
  4. Ibrahim Afellay (Stoke City) – 93.5%
  5. Sergio Aguero (Manchester City) – 93%
  6. Santi Cazorla (Arsenal) – 92.1%
  7. Yaya Toure (Manchester City) – 91.7%
  8. Francis Coquelin (Arsenal) – 91.4%
  9. Daley Blind (Manchester United) – 90.9%
  10. Bacary Sagna (Manchester City) – 90.9%
  11. Callum McManaman (West Brom) 90.9%

John Terry Chelsea

Top 10 chances created per game (average)

  1. Mesut Ozil (Arsenal) – 4
  2. Santi Cazorla (Arsenal) – 4
  3. Dusan Tadic (Southampton) – 3.7
  4. Jonjo Shelvey (Swansea City) – 3.7
  5. David Silva (Manchester City) – 3.3
  6. Eden Hazard (Chelsea) – 3.3
  7. Aaron Ramsey (Arsenal) – 3
  8. Ashley Westwood (Aston Villa) – 2.8
  9. Steven Davis (Southampton) – 2.8
  10. Jefferson Montero (Swansea City) – 2.7

Mesut Ozil Arsenal

Top 10 aerial duels won per game (average)

  1. Christian Benteke (Liverpool) – 10.3
  2. Rudy Gestede (Aston Villa) – 7.3
  3. Troy Deeney (Watford) – 6.5
  4. Steve Cook (Bournemouth) – 5.3
  5. Ciaran Clark (Aston Villa) – 5
  6. Graziano Pelle (Southampton) – 5
  7. Tommy Elphick (Bournemouth) – 5
  8. Diafra Sakho (West Ham) – 4.8
  9. Sebastien Bassong (Norwich) – 4.8
  10. Laurent Koscielny (Arsenal) – 4.7

Christian Benteke Liverpool

Top 10 dribbles per game (average)

  1. Jordan Amavi (Aston Villa) – 3.8
  2. Eden Hazard (Chelsea) – 3.5
  3. Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain (Arsenal) – 3
  4. Jefferson Montero (Swansea City) – 3
  5. Ross Barkley (Everton) – 3
  6. Yaya Toure (Manchester City) – 2.8
  7. Sadio Mane (Southampton) – 2.8
  8. Dimitri Payet (West Ham) – 2.5
  9. Riyad Mahrez (Leicester City) – 2.5
  10. Etienne Capoue (Watford) – 2.3
  11. Harry Kane (Tottenham) – 2.3
  12. Jeffrey Schlupp (Leicester) – 2.3
  13. Memphis Depay (Manchester United) – 2.3

Jordan Amavi Aston Villa

Top 10 shots per game (average)

  1. Alexis Sanchez (Arsenal) – 5
  2. Graziano Pelle (Southampton) – 4.8
  3. Philippe Coutinho (Liverpool) – 4.5
  4. Memphis Depay (Manchester United) – 4
  5. Olivier Giroud (Arsenal) – 4
  6. Sergio Aguero (Manchester City) – 3.8
  7. Andre Ayew (Swansea City) – 3.3
  8. Bafetimbi Gomis (Swansea City) – 3.3
  9. Yaya Toure (Manchester City) – 3.3
  10. Gylfi Sigurdsson (Swansea City) – 3.3
  11. Harry Kane (Tottenham) – 3.3
  12. Riyad Mahrez (Leicester) – 3.3
  13. Ross Barkley (Everton) – 3.3

Alexis Sanchez Arsenal

Top 10 tackles per game

  1. Patrick van Aanholt (Sunderland) – 5
  2. Nyom (Watford) – 4.5
  3. Chancel Mbemba (Newcastle) – 4.5
  4. Simon Francis (Bournemouth) – 4.5
  5. Sebastian Coates (Sunderland) – 4.3
  6. Idrissa Gueye (Aston Villa) – 4.3
  7. Valon Behrami (Watford) – 4.3
  8. Claudio Yacob (West Brom) – 4
  9. Francis Coquelin (Arsenal) – 4
  10. Matteo Darmian (Manchester United) – 4
  11. Mousa Dembele (Tottenham)- 4
  12. Yann M’Vila (Sunderland) – 4

Patrick van Aanholt Sunderland

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