David Silva vs Cesc Fàbregas – Premier League – 2017/2018

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David Silva

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Cesc Fàbregas

 

Position: Midfielder

Premier League – 2017/2018

Statistical Analysis

Date: 06.07.2018

 

David Silva vs Cesc Fàbregas. The two fantastic midfielders in Premier League, but who has performed better in 2017/18 season?

Therefore we have made an analysis of the statistics achieved by David Silva and Cesc Fàbregas in five passing categories:

  • Assists
  • Key passes per match
  • Passes per match
  • Pass success percentage
  • Crosses past per match

Cesc Fàbregas played more games in 2017/18 season for his team than David Silva did — 32 to 29.
Silva played more minutes than Fàbregas – 2437 to 2309.
David Silva has 11 assists in Premier League (EFRating = 8.80), which is more than Cesc Fàbregas’s 4 assists (EFRating = 3.20).
Fàbregas has recorded 2.8 key passes per match in Premier League (EFRating = 6.09), compared to Silva’s 2.1 (EFRating = 4.57).
David Silva has created 83.8 passes per match in Premier League (EFRating = 4.11), which is more than Cesc Fàbregas’s 68.4 passes per match (EFRating = 3.36).
In Premier League, Silva has completed 88.9% of his passes (EFRating = 4.63), while Fàbregas has completed only 83.5% (EFRating = 2.83).
Cesc Fàbregas has recorded 1.3 crosses per match in Premier League (EFRating = 4.59), compared to David Silva’s 0.6 (EFRating = 2.12).

Based on the analysis above, David Silva is clearly the king of 3 passing categories (assists, passes per match and pass success percentage).

Cesc Fàbregas is the king of 2 passing categories (key passes per match and crosses per match).

 

In conclusion, with all the statistics, David Silva seems like the easy pick over Cesc Fàbregas as the superior passer in Premier League.

 

 
Player David Silva Cesc Fàbregas
EFRating 24.23 20.07

 

David Silva
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