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Premier League – 2017/2018
Harry Maguire vs Wesley Hoedt. The two fantastic defenders in Premier League, but who has performed better in 2017/18 season?
Therefore we have made an analysis of the statistics achieved by Harry Maguire and Wesley Hoedt 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
Harry Maguire played more games in 2017/18 season for his team than Wesley Hoedt did — 38 to 28.
Maguire played more minutes than Hoedt – 3420 to 2520.
Wesley Hoedt has recorded 2.1 tackles per match in Premier League (EFRating = 4.74), which is more than Harry Maguire’s 1.7 tackles per match (EFRating = 3.84).
Hoedt has managed to get 6.1 clearances per match in Premier League (EFRating = 3.87), which is more than Maguire’s 4.6 clearances per match (EFRating = 2.92).
Harry Maguire has 0.7 blocks per match in Premier League (EFRating = 4.90), compared to Wesley Hoedt’s 0.6 (EFRating = 4.20).
Wesley Hoedt provided more Premier League interceptions, he has managed to get 1.4 interceptions per match (EFRating = 3.82), 0.1 more than Harry Maguire did (EFRating = 3.55).
In Premier League, Maguire has 0.4 dribbled past per match (EFRating = 1.25), while Hoedt has 0.9 dribbled past per match (EFRating = 0.56).
Harry Maguire won more offsides in Premier League, he won 0.6 offsides per match (EFRating = 2.73), 0.3 more than Wesley Hoedt did (EFRating = 1.36).
In Premier League, Wesley Hoedt has 0.8 fouls per match (EFRating = 1.25), while Harry Maguire has 0.9 fouls per match (EFRating = 1.11).
Based on the analysis above, Harry Maguire is clearly the king of 3 defensive categories (dribbled past per match, blocks per match and offside won per match).
Wesley Hoedt is the king of 4 defensive categories (tackles per match, interceptions per match, clearances per match and fouls per match).
In conclusion, with all the statistics, Harry Maguire seems like superior defender in Premier League.
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