Jannik Vestergaard vs Niklas Moisander – Bundesliga – 2017/2018

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Jannik Vestergaard


Niklas Moisander


Position: Centre-back

Bundesliga – 2017/2018

Statistical Analysis

Date: 10.06.2018


Jannik Vestergaard vs Niklas Moisander. The two fantastic defenders in Bundesliga, but who has performed better in 2017/18 season?

Therefore we have made an analysis of the statistics achieved by Jannik Vestergaard and Niklas Moisander 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


Jannik Vestergaard played more games in 2017/18 season for his team than Niklas Moisander did — 32 to 25.
Vestergaard played more minutes than Moisander – 2880 to 2250.
Jannik Vestergaard has recorded 1.8 tackles per match in Bundesliga (EFRating = 4.06), which is more than Niklas Moisander’s 1.4 tackles per match (EFRating = 3.16).
Vestergaard has managed to get 5 clearances per match in Bundesliga (EFRating = 3.17), which is more than Moisander’s 3.7 clearances per match (EFRating = 2.35).
Jannik Vestergaard has 1.2 blocks per match in Bundesliga (EFRating = 8.40), compared to Niklas Moisander’s 0.4 (EFRating = 2.80).
Niklas Moisander provided more Bundesliga interceptions, he has managed to get 1.5 interceptions per match (EFRating = 4.09), 0.2 more than Jannik Vestergaard did (EFRating = 3.55).
In Bundesliga, Moisander has 0.5 dribbled past per match (EFRating = 1.00), same like Vestergaard (EFRating = 1.00).
Niklas Moisander won more offsides in Bundesliga, he won 0.8 offsides per match (EFRating = 3.64), 0.1 more than Jannik Vestergaard did (EFRating = 3.18).
In Bundesliga, Jannik Vestergaard has 0.8 fouls per match (EFRating = 1.25), while Niklas Moisander has 1.4 fouls per match (EFRating = 0.71).

Based on the analysis above, Jannik Vestergaard is clearly the king of 4 defensive categories (tackles per match, clearances per match, blocks per match and fouls per match).

Niklas Moisander is the king of 2 defensive categories (interceptions per match and offside won per match).


In conclusion, with all the statistics, Jannik Vestergaard seems like the easy pick over Niklas Moisander as the superior defender in Bundesliga.


Player Jannik Vestergaard Niklas Moisander
EFRating 24.62 17.75


Jannik Vestergaard
Jannik Vestergaard

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