Thiago Alcántara vs Julian Weigl – Bundesliga – 2017/2018

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Thiago Alcántara


Julian Weigl


Position: Midfielder

Bundesliga – 2017/2018

Statistical Analysis

Date: 02.07.2018


Thiago Alcántara vs Julian Weigl. The two fantastic midfielders in Bundesliga, but who has performed better in 2017/18 season?

Therefore we have made an analysis of the statistics achieved by Thiago Alcántara and Julian Weigl in five passing categories:

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

Julian Weigl played more games in 2017/18 season for his team than Thiago Alcántara did — 25 to 19.
Weigl played more minutes than Alcántara – 1943 to 1243.
Thiago Alcántara has 2 assists in Bundesliga (EFRating = 1.60).
Alcántara has recorded 1.5 key passes per match in Bundesliga (EFRating = 3.26), compared to Weigl’s 0.3 (EFRating = 0.65).
Thiago Alcántara has created 67.7 passes per match in Bundesliga (EFRating = 3.32), which is more than Julian Weigl’s 50.6 passes per match (EFRating = 2.48).
In Bundesliga, Alcántara has completed 91.5% of his passes (EFRating = 5.50), while Weigl has completed only 86.2% (EFRating = 3.73).
Thiago Alcántara has recorded 0.1 crosses per match in Bundesliga (EFRating = 0.35).

Based on the analysis above, Thiago Alcántara is clearly the king of 5 passing categories (assists, key passes per match, passes per match, pass success percentage and crosses per match).


In conclusion, with all the statistics, Thiago Alcántara seems like the easy pick over Julian Weigl as the superior passer in Bundesliga.


Player Thiago Alcántara Julian Weigl
EFRating 14.04 6.87


Thiago Alcantara
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