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Statistical Analysis

Cristiano Biraghi vs Senad Lulic – Serie A – 2017/2018

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Cristiano Biraghi


Senad Lulic


Position: Left-back

Serie A – 2017/2018

Statistical Analysis

Date: 17.06.2018


Cristiano Biraghi vs Senad Lulic. The two fantastic left-backs in Serie A, but who has performed better in 2017/18 season?

Therefore we have made an analysis of the statistics achieved by Cristiano Biraghi and Senad Lulic 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

Senad Lulic played more games in 2017/18 season for his team than Cristiano Biraghi did — 35 to 34.
Biraghi played more minutes than Lulic – 2984 to 2439.
Cristiano Biraghi has recorded 2.2 tackles per match in Serie A (EFRating = 4.97), which is more than Senad Lulic’s 1.9 tackles per match (EFRating = 4.29).
Biraghi has managed to get 2.3 clearances per match in Serie A (EFRating = 1.46), which is more than Lulic’s 0.9 clearances per match (EFRating = 0.57).
Senad Lulic has 0.1 blocks per match in Serie A (EFRating = 0.70), same like Cristiano Biraghi (EFRating = 0.70).
Biraghi provided more Serie A interceptions, he has managed to get 1.3 interceptions per match (EFRating = 3.55), 0.3 more than Senad Lulic did (EFRating = 2.73).
In Serie A, Cristiano Biraghi has 0.7 dribbled past per match (EFRating = 0.71), while Senad Lulic has 1.7 dribbled past per match (EFRating = 0.29).
Cristiano Biraghi won more offsides in Serie A, he won 0.2 offsides per match (EFRating = 0.91), 0.2 more than Senad Lulic did (EFRating = 0.00).
In Serie A, Biraghi has 1.1 fouls per match (EFRating = 0.91), while Lulic has 1.3 fouls per match (EFRating = 0.77).

Based on the analysis above, Cristiano Biraghi is clearly the king of 6 defensive categories (tackles per match, interceptions per match, clearances per match, dribbled past per match, fouls per match and offside won per match).


In conclusion, with all the statistics, Cristiano Biraghi seems like the easy pick over Senad Lulic as the superior defender in Serie A.


Player Cristiano Biraghi Senad Lulic
EFRating 13.21 9.35


Cristiano Biraghi
Cristiano Biraghi

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