Harry Kane vs Jamie Vardy – Premier League – 2018/2019

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Harry Kane


Jamie Vardy

Position: Striker

Premier League – 2018/2019

Statistical Analysis

Date: 24.08.2019

Harry Kane
Harry Kane

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 Harry Kane and Jamie Vardy.

Harry Kane vs Jamie Vardy. The two fantastic strikers in Premier League, but who has performed better in 2018/19 season?

Therefore we have made an analysis of the statistics achieved by Harry Kane and Jamie Vardy in five offensive categories:

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

Jamie Vardy played more games in 2018/19 season for his team than Harry Kane did — 34 to 28.
Vardy played more minutes than Kane – 2733 to 2427.
In Premier League, Jamie Vardy has scored 18 goals, while Harry Kane has scored 17 goals.
Kane has created 4 assists in Premier League, same like Vardy.
In Premier League, Harry Kane has completed 3.6 shots per match, while Jamie Vardy has completed only 2.3.
Kane has recorded 1.1 key passes per match in Premier League, compared to Vardy’s 0.9.
In Premier League, Harry Kane has completed 1.4 dribbles per match, while Jamie Vardy has completed only 0.4.

Based on the analysis above, Harry Kane is clearly the king of 3 offensive categories (shots per match , key passes per match and dribbles per match).

Jamie Vardy is the king of one offensive category (goals).

The final score is 3-1, with one tie.
In conclusion, with all the statistics, Harry Kane seems like superior striker in Premier League.

Player Harry Kane Jamie Vardy
Status Winner Loser

Harry Kane or Jamie Vardy: Which striker would you want in your side?


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