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Arjen Robben vs Christian Pulisic – Bundesliga – 2017/2018

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Arjen Robben


Christian Pulisic


Position: Winger (Right)

Bundesliga – 2017/2018

Statistical Analysis

Date: 22.07.2018


Arjen Robben vs Christian Pulisic. The two fantastic wingers in Bundesliga, but who has performed better in 2017/18 season?

Therefore we have made an analysis of the statistics achieved by Arjen Robben and Christian Pulisic in five passing categories:

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

Christian Pulisic played more games in 2017/18 season for his team than Arjen Robben did — 32 to 21.
Pulisic played more minutes than Robben – 2313 to 1518.
Arjen Robben has 5 assists in Bundesliga (EFRating = 4.00), same like Christian Pulisic (EFRating = 4.00).
Robben has recorded 1.6 key passes per match in Bundesliga (EFRating = 3.48), compared to Pulisic’s 0.9 (EFRating = 1.96).
Arjen Robben has created 36.4 passes per match in Bundesliga (EFRating = 1.79), which is more than Christian Pulisic’s 24.8 passes per match (EFRating = 1.22).
In Bundesliga, Arjen Robben has completed 85.0% of his passes (EFRating = 3.33), while Christian Pulisic has completed only 79.4% (EFRating = 1.47).
Arjen Robben has recorded 1 cross per match in Bundesliga (EFRating = 3.53), compared to Christian Pulisic’s 0.6 (EFRating = 2.12).

Based on the analysis above, Arjen Robben is clearly the king of 4 passing categories (key passes per match, passes per match, pass success percentage and crosses per match).


In conclusion, with all the statistics, Arjen Robben seems like the easy pick over Christian Pulisic as the superior passer in Bundesliga.


Player Arjen Robben Christian Pulisic
EFRating 16.13 10.76


Arjen Robben
Arjen Robben

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