Edinson Cavani vs Radamel Falcao – Ligue 1 – 2017/2018

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Edinson Cavani

vs

Radamel Falcao

 

Position: Forward

Ligue 1 – 2017/2018

Statistical Analysis

Date: 25.07.2018

 

Edinson Cavani vs Radamel Falcao. The two fantastic forwards in Ligue 1, but who has performed better in 2017/18 season?

Therefore we have made an analysis of the statistics achieved by Edinson Cavani and Radamel Falcao in five offensive categories:

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

Edinson Cavani played more games in 2017/18 season for his team than Radamel Falcao did — 32 to 26.
Cavani played more minutes than Falcao – 2589 to 2140.
In Ligue 1, Edinson Cavani has scored 28 goals (EFRating = 9.80), while Radamel Falcao has scored 18 goals (EFRating = 6.30).
Cavani has created 6 assists in Ligue 1 (EFRating = 1.14), which is more than Radamel Falcao’s 4 assists (EFRating = 0.76).
In Ligue 1, Edinson Cavani has completed 3.3 shots per match (EFRating = 3.19), while Radamel Falcao has completed only 2.7 (EFRating = 2.61).
Cavani has recorded 1.2 key passes per match in Ligue 1 (EFRating = 2.70), compared to Falcao’s 0.6 (EFRating = 1.35).
In Ligue 1, Radamel Falcao has completed 0.7 dribbles per match (EFRating = 1.21), while Edinson Cavani has completed only 0.5 (EFRating = 0.87).

Based on the analysis above, Edinson Cavani is clearly the king of 4 offensive categories (goals, assists, shots per match and key passes per match).

Radamel Falcao is the king of 1 offensive category (dribbles per match ).

 

In conclusion, with all the statistics, Edinson Cavani seems like the easy pick over Radamel Falcao as the superior offensive player in Ligue 1.

 

 
Player Edinson Cavani Radamel Falcao
EFRating 17.69 12.23

 

Edinson Cavani
Edinson Cavani

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