Euro Football Rumours
Statistical Analysis

Harry Maguire vs Wesley Hoedt – Premier League – 2017/2018

Euro Football Rumours

Harry Maguire


Wesley Hoedt


Position: Centre-back

Premier League – 2017/2018

Statistical Analysis

Date: 11.06.2018


Harry Maguire vs Wesley Hoedt. The two fantastic defenders in Premier League, but who has performed better in 2017/18 season?

Therefore we have made an analysis of the statistics achieved by Harry Maguire and Wesley Hoedt 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


Harry Maguire played more games in 2017/18 season for his team than Wesley Hoedt did — 38 to 28.
Maguire played more minutes than Hoedt – 3420 to 2520.
Wesley Hoedt has recorded 2.1 tackles per match in Premier League (EFRating = 4.74), which is more than Harry Maguire’s 1.7 tackles per match (EFRating = 3.84).
Hoedt has managed to get 6.1 clearances per match in Premier League (EFRating = 3.87), which is more than Maguire’s 4.6 clearances per match (EFRating = 2.92).
Harry Maguire has 0.7 blocks per match in Premier League (EFRating = 4.90), compared to Wesley Hoedt’s 0.6 (EFRating = 4.20).
Wesley Hoedt provided more Premier League interceptions, he has managed to get 1.4 interceptions per match (EFRating = 3.82), 0.1 more than Harry Maguire did (EFRating = 3.55).
In Premier League, Maguire has 0.4 dribbled past per match (EFRating = 1.25), while Hoedt has 0.9 dribbled past per match (EFRating = 0.56).
Harry Maguire won more offsides in Premier League, he won 0.6 offsides per match (EFRating = 2.73), 0.3 more than Wesley Hoedt did (EFRating = 1.36).
In Premier League, Wesley Hoedt has 0.8 fouls per match (EFRating = 1.25), while Harry Maguire has 0.9 fouls per match (EFRating = 1.11).

Based on the analysis above, Harry Maguire is clearly the king of 3 defensive categories (dribbled past per match, blocks per match and offside won per match).

Wesley Hoedt is the king of 4 defensive categories (tackles per match, interceptions per match, clearances per match and fouls per match).


In conclusion, with all the statistics, Harry Maguire seems like superior defender in Premier League.


Player Harry Maguire Wesley Hoedt
EFRating 20.29 19.80


Harry Maguire
Harry Maguire

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *