Euro Football Rumours
Ligue 1 – 2017/2018
Jorge vs Jordan Amavi. The two fantastic left-backs in Ligue 1, but who has performed better in 2017/18 season?
Therefore we have made an analysis of the statistics achieved by Jorge and Jordan Amavi 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
Jordan Amavi played more games in 2017/18 season for his team than Jorge did — 27 to 22.
Amavi played more minutes than Jorge – 2192 to 1922.
Jorge has recorded 3.1 tackles per match in Ligue 1 (EFRating = 7.00), which is more than Jordan Amavi’s 1.9 tackles per match (EFRating = 4.29).
Jorge has managed to get 3.5 clearances per match in Ligue 1 (EFRating = 2.22), which is more than Amavi’s 2.6 clearances per match (EFRating = 1.65).
Jordan Amavi has 0.4 blocks per match in Ligue 1 (EFRating = 2.80), compared to Jorge’s 0.1 (EFRating = 0.70).
Jorge provided more Ligue 1 interceptions, he has managed to get 3 interceptions per match (EFRating = 8.18), 1.4 more than Jordan Amavi did (EFRating = 4.36).
In Ligue 1, Jorge has 0.7 dribbled past per match (EFRating = 0.71), while Amavi has 1.3 dribbled past per match (EFRating = 0.38).
Jorge won more offsides in Ligue 1, he won 0.3 offsides per match (EFRating = 1.36), 0.2 more than Jordan Amavi did (EFRating = 0.45).
In Ligue 1, Jordan Amavi has 1.1 fouls per match (EFRating = 0.91), while Jorge has 1.3 fouls per match (EFRating = 0.77).
Based on the analysis above, Jorge is clearly the king of 5 defensive categories (tackles per match, interceptions per match, clearances per match, dribbled past per match and offside won per match).
Jordan Amavi is the king of 2 defensive categories (blocks per match and fouls per match).
In conclusion, with all the statistics, Jorge seems like the easy pick over Jordan Amavi as the superior defender in Ligue 1.