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Alessandro Florenzi vs Elseid Hysaj – Serie A – 2017/2018

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Alessandro Florenzi


Elseid Hysaj


Position: Right-back

Serie A – 2017/2018

Statistical Analysis

Date: 22.06.2018


Alessandro Florenzi vs Elseid Hysaj. The two fantastic right-backs in Serie A, but who has performed better in 2017/18 season?

Therefore we have made an analysis of the statistics achieved by Alessandro Florenzi and Elseid Hysaj 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

Elseid Hysaj played more games in 2017/18 season for his team than Alessandro Florenzi did — 35 to 32.
Hysaj played more minutes than Florenzi – 3125 to 2386.
Elseid Hysaj has recorded 1.8 tackles per match in Serie A (EFRating = 4.06), which is more than Alessandro Florenzi’s 1.2 tackles per match (EFRating = 2.71).
Hysaj has managed to get 1.6 clearances per match in Serie A (EFRating = 1.02), which is more than Alessandro Florenzi’s 1.5 clearances per match (EFRating = 0.95).
Alessandro Florenzi has 0.3 blocks per match in Serie A (EFRating = 2.10), compared to Elseid Hysaj’s 0.1 (EFRating = 0.70).
Florenzi provided more Serie A interceptions, he has managed to get 1.4 interceptions per match (EFRating = 3.82), 0.2 more than Elseid Hysaj did (EFRating = 3.27).
In Serie A, Elseid Hysaj has 0.7 dribbled past per match (EFRating = 0.71), while Alessandro Florenzi has 0.9 dribbled past per match (EFRating = 0.56).
Florenzi won 0.4 offsides per match (EFRating = 1.82), same like Hysaj (EFRating = 1.82).
In Serie A, Alessandro Florenzi has 0.5 fouls per match (EFRating = 2.00), while Elseid Hysaj has 0.8 fouls per match (EFRating = 1.25).

Based on the analysis above, Alessandro Florenzi is clearly the king of 3 defensive categories (interceptions per match, blocks per match and fouls per match).

Elseid Hysaj is the king of 3 defensive categories (tackles per match, clearances per match and dribbled past per match).


In conclusion, with all the statistics, Alessandro Florenzi seems like superior defender in Serie A.


Player Alessandro Florenzi Elseid Hysaj
EFRating 13.95 12.84


Alessandro Florenzi
Alessandro Florenzi

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