Euro Football Rumours
Bundesliga – 2017/2018
Benjamin Hübner vs Sokratis. The two fantastic defenders in Bundesliga, but who has performed better in 2017/18 season?
Therefore we have made an analysis of the statistics achieved by Benjamin Hübner and Sokratis 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
Sokratis played more games in 2017/18 season for his team than Benjamin Hübner did — 30 to 27.
Sokratis played more minutes than Hübner – 2376 to 2319.
Benjamin Hübner has recorded 2.6 tackles per match in Bundesliga (EFRating = 5.87), which is more than Sokratis’s 2.2 tackles per match (EFRating = 4.97).
Hübner has managed to get 3.7 clearances per match in Bundesliga (EFRating = 2.35), which is more than Sokratis’s 3.5 clearances per match (EFRating = 2.22).
Benjamin Hübner has 0.7 blocks per match in Bundesliga (EFRating = 4.90), compared to Sokratis’s 0.4 (EFRating = 2.80).
Hübner provided more Bundesliga interceptions, he has managed to get 1.9 interceptions per match (EFRating = 5.18), 0.9 more than Sokratis did (EFRating = 2.73).
In Bundesliga, Sokratis has 0.3 dribbled past per match (EFRating = 1.67), while Benjamin Hübner has 0.6 dribbled past per match (EFRating = 0.83).
Sokratis won more offsides in Bundesliga, he won 1 offside per match (EFRating = 4.55), 0.5 more than Hübner did (EFRating = 2.27).
In Bundesliga, Sokratis has 1.3 fouls per match (EFRating = 0.77), while Benjamin Hübner has 1.7 fouls per match (EFRating = 0.59).
Based on the analysis above, Benjamin Hübner is clearly the king of 4 defensive categories (tackles per match, interceptions per match, clearances per match and blocks per match).
Sokratis is the king of 3 defensive categories (dribbled past per match, fouls per match and offside won per match).
In conclusion, with all the statistics, Benjamin Hübner seems like the easy pick over Sokratis as the superior defender in Bundesliga.