Euro Football Rumours
La Liga – 2017/2018
Gerard Piqué vs Sergio Ramos. The two fantastic defenders in La Liga, but who has performed better in 2017/18 season?
Therefore we have made an analysis of the statistics achieved by Gerard Piqué and Sergio Ramos in seven defensive categories:
- Tackles per match
- Clearances per match
- Blocks per match
- Interceptions per match
- Dribbled past per match
- Offside won per match
- Fouls per match
Gerard Piqué played more games in 2017/18 season for his team than Sergio Ramos did — 30 to 26.
Piqué played more minutes than Ramos – 2292 to 2633.
Sergio Ramos has recorded 1.5 tackles per match in La Liga (EFRating = 3.39), which is more than Gerard Piqué’s 1 tackle per match (EFRating = 2.26).
Gerard Piqué has managed to get 4.1 clearances per match in La Liga (EFRating = 2.60), which is more than Sergio Ramos’s 3.2 clearances per match (EFRating = 2.03).
Gerard Piqué has 0.9 blocks per match in La Liga (EFRating = 6.30), compared to Sergio Ramos’s 0.5 (EFRating = 3.50).
Sergio Ramos provided more La Liga interceptions, he has managed to get 1.8 interceptions per match (EFRating = 4.91), 0.8 more than Gerard Piqué did (EFRating = 2.73).
In La Liga, Sergio Ramos has 0.3 dribbled past per match (EFRating = 1.67), while Gerard Piqué has 0.7 dribbled past per match (EFRating = 0.71).
Piqué won more offsides in La Liga, he won 0.7 offsides per match (EFRating = 3.18), 0.1 more than Ramos did (EFRating = 2.73).
In La Liga, Sergio Ramos has 1.4 fouls per match (EFRating = 0.71), while Gerard Piqué has 0.8 fouls per match (EFRating = 1.25).
Based on the analysis above, Gerard Piqué is clearly the king of 4 defensive categories (clearances per match, blocks per match, fouls per match and offside won per match).
Sergio Ramos is the king of 3 defensive categories (tackles per match, interceptions per match, and dribbled past per match).
In conclusion, with all the statistics, Gerard Piqué seems like superior defender in La Liga.
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