Gerard Pique vs Sergio Ramos – La Liga – 2018/2019

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Gerard Pique


Sergio Ramos

Position: Centre-back

La Liga – 2018/2019

Statistical Analysis

Date: 20.06.2019

Gerard Pique
Gerard Pique

We all have favorite defenders. 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 Gerard Pique and Sergio Ramos.

Gerard Pique vs Sergio Ramos. The two fantastic defenders in La Liga, but who has performed better in 2018/19 season?

Therefore we have made an analysis of the statistics achieved by Gerard Pique 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 Pique played more games in 2018/19 season for his team than Sergio Ramos did — 35 to 28.
Pique played more minutes than Ramos – 3150 to 2476.
Sergio Ramos has recorded 1.5 tackles per match in La Liga, which is more than Gerard Pique’s 1.2 tackles per match.
Pique has managed to get 4.2 clearances per match in La Liga, which is more than Sergio Ramos’s 3.0 clearances per match.
Gerard Pique has 0.8 blocks per match in La Liga, compared to Sergio Ramos’s 0.5.
Sergio Ramos provided more La Liga interceptions, he has managed to get 1.3 interceptions per match, 0.3 more than Gerard Pique did.
In La Liga, Pique has 0.4 dribbled past per match, while Sergio Ramos has 0.6 dribbled past per match.
Sergio Ramos won more offsides in La Liga, he won 1.0 offsides per match, 0.6 more than Gerard Pique did.
In La Liga, Pique has 0.7 fouls per match, while Ramos has 1.0 fouls per match.

Based on the analysis above, Gerard Pique is clearly the king of 4 defensive categories (clearances per match, dribbled past per match, blocks per match and fouls per match).

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

The final score is 4-3.
In conclusion, with all the statistics, Gerard Pique seems like superior defender in La Liga.

Player Gerard Pique Sergio Ramos
Status Winner Loser

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