Caiuby vs Salomon Kalou – Bundesliga – 2017/2018

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Salomon Kalou


Position: Winger (Left)

Bundesliga – 2017/2018

Statistical Analysis

Date: 17.07.2018


Caiuby vs Salomon Kalou. 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 Caiuby and Salomon Kalou in five passing categories:

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

Caiuby played more games in 2017/18 season for his team than Salomon Kalou did — 33 to 31.
Caiuby played more minutes than Salomon Kalou – 2859 to 2224.
Caiuby has 7 assists in Bundesliga (EFRating = 5.60), which is more than Salomon Kalou’s 3 assists (EFRating = 2.40).
Caiuby has recorded 1 key pass per match in Bundesliga (EFRating = 2.17), compared to Salomon Kalou’s 0.5 (EFRating = 1.09).
Caiuby has created 30 passes per match in Bundesliga (EFRating = 1.47), which is more than Kalou’s 19.4 passes per match (EFRating = 0.95).
In Bundesliga, Salomon Kalou has completed 71.0% of his passes (EFRating = 0.00), while Caiuby has completed only 66.7% (EFRating = 0.00).
Caiuby has recorded 0.6 crosses per match in Bundesliga (EFRating = 2.12).

Based on the analysis above, Caiuby is clearly the king of 4 passing categories (assists, key passes per match, passes per match and crosses per match).

Salomon Kalou is the king of 1 passing category (pass success percentage).


In conclusion, with all the statistics, Caiuby seems like the easy pick over Salomon Kalou as the superior passer in Bundesliga.


Player Caiuby Salomon Kalou
EFRating 11.37 4.44



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