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Gerard Piqué vs Sergio Ramos – La Liga – 2017/2018

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Gerard Piqué


Sergio Ramos


Position: Centre-back

La Liga – 2017/2018

Statistical Analysis

Date: 23.05.2018


Gerard Piqué vs Sergio Ramos. The two fantastic defenders in La Liga, but who has performed better in 2017/18 season?

Therefore we have made an analysis of the statistics achieved by Gerard Piqué and Sergio Ramos 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


Gerard Piqué played more games in 2017/18 season for his team than Sergio Ramos did — 30 to 26.
Piqué played more minutes than Ramos – 2292 to 2633.
Sergio Ramos has recorded 1.5 tackles per match in La Liga (EFRating = 3.39), which is more than Gerard Piqué’s 1 tackle per match (EFRating = 2.26).
Gerard Piqué has managed to get 4.1 clearances per match in La Liga (EFRating = 2.60), which is more than Sergio Ramos’s 3.2 clearances per match (EFRating = 2.03).
Gerard Piqué has 0.9 blocks per match in La Liga (EFRating = 6.30), compared to Sergio Ramos’s 0.5 (EFRating = 3.50).
Sergio Ramos provided more La Liga interceptions, he has managed to get 1.8 interceptions per match (EFRating = 4.91), 0.8 more than Gerard Piqué did (EFRating = 2.73).
In La Liga, Sergio Ramos has 0.3 dribbled past per match (EFRating = 1.67), while Gerard Piqué has 0.7 dribbled past per match (EFRating = 0.71).
Piqué won more offsides in La Liga, he won 0.7 offsides per match (EFRating = 3.18), 0.1 more than Ramos did (EFRating = 2.73).
In La Liga, Sergio Ramos has 1.4 fouls per match (EFRating = 0.71), while Gerard Piqué has 0.8 fouls per match (EFRating = 1.25).

Based on the analysis above, Gerard Piqué is clearly the king of 4 defensive categories (clearances per match, blocks per match, fouls per match and offside won per match).

Sergio Ramos is the king of 3 defensive categories (tackles per match, interceptions per match, and dribbled past per match).


In conclusion, with all the statistics, Gerard Piqué seems like superior defender in La Liga.


Player Gerard Piqué Sergio Ramos
EFRating 19.03 18.94


Gerard Piqué
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