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La Liga – 2017/2018
Álex Granell vs Ivan Rakitic. The two fantastic midfielders in La Liga, but who has performed better in 2017/18 season?
Therefore we have made an analysis of the statistics achieved by Álex Granell and Ivan Rakitic in five passing categories:
- Key passes per match
- Passes per match
- Pass success percentage
- Crosses past per match
Ivan Rakitic played more games in 2017/18 season for his team than Álex Granell did — 35 to 34.
Granell played more minutes than Rakitic – 2855 to 2839.
Álex Granell has 7 assists in La Liga (EFRating = 5.60), which is more than Ivan Rakitic’s 5 assists (EFRating = 4.00).
Granell has recorded 2.2 key passes per match in La Liga (EFRating = 4.78), compared to Rakitic’s 0.8 (EFRating = 1.74).
Ivan Rakitic has created 71.3 passes per match in La Liga (EFRating = 3.50), which is more than Álex Granell ‘s 49.2 passes per match (EFRating = 2.42).
In La Liga, Rakitic has completed 90.3% of his passes (EFRating = 5.10), while Granell has completed only 79.5% (EFRating = 1.50).
Álex Granell has recorded 1.9 crosses per match in La Liga (EFRating = 6.71), compared to Ivan Rakitic’s 0.4 (EFRating = 1.41).
Based on the analysis above, Álex Granell is clearly the king of 3 passing categories (assists, key passes per match and crosses per match).
Ivan Rakitic is the king of 2 passing categories (passes per match and pass success percentage).
In conclusion, with all the statistics, Álex Granell seems like superior passer in La Liga.
|Player||Álex Granell||Ivan Rakitic|