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Florian Thauvin vs Malcom – Ligue 1 – 2017/2018

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Florian Thauvin




Position: Winger (Right)

Ligue 1 – 2017/2018

Statistical Analysis

Date: 20.07.2018


Florian Thauvin vs Malcom. The two fantastic wingers in Ligue 1, but who has performed better in 2017/18 season?

Therefore we have made an analysis of the statistics achieved by Florian Thauvin and Malcom in five passing categories:

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

Florian Thauvin played 35 games in 2017/18 season for his team same lika Malcom.
Thauvin played more minutes than Malcom – 2966 to 2867.
Florian Thauvin has 11 assists in Ligue 1 (EFRating = 8.80), which is more than Malcom’s 7 assists (EFRating = 5.60).
Malcom has recorded 2.5 key passes per match in Ligue 1 (EFRating = 5.43), compared to Florian Thauvin’s 2.2 (EFRating = 4.78).
Florian Thauvin has created 45.8 passes per match in Ligue 1 (EFRating = 2.25), which is more than Malcom’s 38.6 passes per match (EFRating = 1.89).
In Ligue 1, Malcom has completed 82.1% of his passes (EFRating = 2.37), while Thauvin has completed only 78.2% (EFRating = 1.07).
Malcom has recorded 1.5 crosses per match in Ligue 1 (EFRating = 5.29), compared to Florian Thauvin’s 1.2 (EFRating = 4.24).

Based on the analysis above, Florian Thauvin is clearly the king of 2 passing categories (assists and passes per match).

Malcom is the king of 3 passing categories (key passes per match, pass success percentage and crosses per match).


In conclusion, with all the statistics, Florian Thauvin seems like superior passer in Ligue 1.


Player Florian Thauvin Malcom
EFRating 21.13 20.59


Florian Thauvin
Florian Thauvin

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