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Position: Winger (Left)
Bundesliga – 2017/2018
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:
- 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.