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Statistical Analysis

Dennis Praet vs Sergej Milinkovic-Savic – Serie A – 2018/2019

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Dennis Praet


Sergej Milinkovic-Savic

Position: Midfielder

Serie A – 2018/2019

Statistical Analysis

Date: 08.09.2019

Dennis Praet
Dennis Praet

We all have favorite midfielders. Either because they play in our favorite football team, because the way they play the game suits our eyes or because of what they have accomplished. Obviously, and Football being such a passionate sport, more often than not, football fans tend to be constantly against each other, trying to demonstrate that their favorite football player is the best and nobody can outplay him.

Football is a universal language, that can inspire discussion between people from all parts of the globe. The debate that can inspire an opinion from just about any football fan around the globe concerns the relative merits of Dennis Praet and Sergej Milinkovic-Savic.

Dennis Praet vs Sergej Milinkovic-Savic. The two fantastic midfielders in Serie A, but who has performed better in 2018/19 season?

Therefore we have made an analysis of the statistics achieved by Dennis Praet and Sergej Milinkovic-Savic in five passing categories:

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

Dennis Praet played more games in 2018/19 season for his team than Sergej Milinkovic-Savic did — 34 to 31.
Praet played more minutes than Milinkovic-Savic – 2896 to 2405.
Sergej Milinkovic-Savic has 3 assists in Serie A, same like Dennis Praet.
Milinkovic-Savic has recorded 1.5 key passes per match in Serie A, compared to Dennis Praet’s 1.1.
Dennis Praet has created 51.1 passes per match in Serie A, which is more than Sergej Milinkovic-Savic’s 45.2 passes per match.
In Serie A, Praet has completed 87.3% of his passes, while Milinkovic-Savic has completed only 79.6%.
Dennis Praet has recorded 0.8 crosses per match in Serie A, compared to Sergej Milinkovic-Savic’s 0.1.

Based on the analysis above, Dennis Praet is clearly the king of 3 passing categories (passes per match, pass success percentage and crosses per match).

Sergej Milinkovic-Savic is the king of one passing category (key passes per match).

The final score is 3-1, with one tie.
In conclusion, with all the statistics, Dennis Praet seems like the superior passer in Serie A.

Player Dennis Praet Sergej Milinkovic-Savic
Status Winner Loser

Dennis Praet or Sergej Milinkovic-Savic: Which midfielder would you want in your side?


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