Mason Greenwood, Jamie Vardy and Jordan Henderson: The stats you didn’t know
In what metric will Mason Greenwood outstrip different subs? Who insures ground per touch? And that which stat reveals Jordan Henderson’s sway at Liverpool? We pick out a number of these less-explored stats at the Premier League this season…
A child making an impact this season is the Mason Greenwood of Manchester United – that the 18-year-old has had more shots when coming on . The 15 shots of greenwood have come from 18 sub appearances and have yielded three aims – that the joint-most by any sub par this year, alongside the Harry Wilson of Bournemouth. Mention also needs to visit Chelsea’s Michy Batshuayi that has featured for 140 minutes substitute this year but has mustered 13 shots, once every 11 minutes normally, with an xG of 2.26.
Jamie Vardy celebrated his 33rd birthday but his work-rate in the assault of Leicester indicates no indication of declining. Vardy covers greater space per touch than another Premier League player this year, covering almost 42 metres on average before viewing the ball. All five leading players in this class are strikers, but among them Vardy plays for a team that average over 50 percent ownership. At the other end of the Premier League scale, Liverpool’s Virgil Van Dijk covers the smallest distance between his every touch of the ball – once every 9.1 metres normally.
Because his influence has grown as the season has progressed, the hamstring injury might hardly have come at a worse moment to get the Liverpool captain. Henderson has directly led to five goals (two goals, three assists) in seven Premier League appearances as the start of 2020 compared to just three goal involvements in 18 games ahead of the New Year. However there has been a substantial rise in his period around the ball – that his typical of 76 successful passes per 90 minutes grew up 34 per cent since January 1, the highest increase of its type across most Premier League midfielders.
Newcastle have comfortably the lowest average possession at the Premier League this year (35 per cent – Burnley are lowest on 40 per cent) so summertime signing Allan Saint-Maximin has amazed by producing chances despite seeing comparatively little of the chunk. The Frenchman has made a shooting opportunity for a team-mate after every 11.1 moves this season – from some distance ahead of the next 3 players at that metric that all happen to play Aston Villa. Saint-Maximin just has one assist so far to show for his efforts, but he has definitely been a favorable note in the mixed season of Newcastle.
Newcastle have depended on Martin Dubravka at the other end this season Even though Saint-Maximin has given a spark at one end. The Slovakian goalkeeper has averted 7.55 goals in comparison with the xG of these shots he has faced, leaving Newcastle on 41 goals conceded – two sides in the bottom half’ve surrendered fewer. Without the interventions of Dubravka it’s fair to say the position from the Premier League table of Newcastle would be far more perilous. In a couple of the past 3 seasons, Hugo Lloris (2016-17) and David De Gea (2017-18) have been the top goalkeeper within this metric, that will put Dubravka in distinguished company should he keep his kind until the end of the effort.
Dwight McNeil had just made 19 Premier League starts but was ever-present in the midfield in 2019-20 of Burnley. Should he continue to feature in the starting line-up for its final 11 matches of Sean Dyche, McNeil is now the most popular Premier League player since Wayne Routledge for Crystal Palace in 2004-05 to start all of his team’s matches in one season. If aged 20 or older with three of these doing so in the 1990s before McNeil was born only five distinct players at Premier League history have completed a set of starts.