Duván Zapata vs Edin Dzeko – Serie A – 2018/2019

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Duván Zapata


Edin Dzeko

Position: Striker

Serie A – 2018/2019

Statistical Analysis

Date: 02.09.2019

Duván Zapata
Duván Zapata

We all have favorite strikers. 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 Duván Zapata and Edin Dzeko.

Duván Zapata vs Edin Dzeko. The two fantastic strikers in Serie A, but who has performed better in 2018/19 season?

Therefore we have made an analysis of the statistics achieved by Duván Zapata and Edin Dzeko in five offensive categories:

  • Goals
  • Assists
  • Shots per match
  • Key passes per match
  • Dribbles per match

Duván Zapata played more games in 2018/19 season for his team than Edin Dzeko did — 37 to 33.
Zapata played more minutes than Dzeko – 2900 to 2576.
In Serie A, Duván Zapata has scored 23 goals, while Edin Dzeko has scored 9 goals.
Zapata has created 7 assists in Serie A, which is more than Edin Dzeko’s 6 assists.
In Serie A, Edin Dzeko has completed 4.0 shots per match, while Duván Zapata has completed only 3.2.
Zapata has recorded 1.8 key passes per match in Serie A, compared to Edin Dzeko’s 1.4.
In Serie A, Duván Zapata has completed 1.1 dribbles per match, while Edin Dzeko has completed 1.0.

Based on the analysis above, Duván Zapata is clearly the king of 4 offensive categories (goals, assists, key passes per match and dribbles per match ).

Edin Dzeko is the king of one offensive category (shots per match).

The final score is 4-1.
In conclusion, with all the statistics, Duván Zapata seems like superior striker in Serie A.

Player Duván Zapata Edin Dzeko
Status Winner Loser

Duván Zapata or Edin Dzeko: Which striker would you want in your side?


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