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Statistical Analysis

Luis Suárez vs Karim Benzema – LaLiga – 2018/2019

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Luis Suárez


Karim Benzema

Position: Striker

LaLiga – 2018/2019

Statistical Analysis

Date: 28.08.2019

Luis Suárez
Luis Suárez

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 Luis Suárez and Karim Benzema.

Luis Suárez vs Karim Benzema. The two fantastic strikers in LaLiga, but who has performed better in 2018/19 season?

Therefore we have made an analysis of the statistics achieved by Luis Suárez and Karim Benzema in five offensive categories:

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

Karim Benzema played more games in 2018/19 season for his team than Luis Suárez did — 36 to 33.
Benzema played more minutes than Suárez – 2964 to 2830.
In LaLiga, Luis Suárez has scored 21 goals, same like Karim Benzema.
Suárez has created 6 assists in LaLiga, same like Karim Benzema.
In LaLiga, Luis Suárez has completed 3.4 shots per match, while Karim Benzema has completed only 2.9.
Suárez has recorded 1.4 key passes per match in LaLiga, compared to Karim Benzema’s 1.3.
In LaLiga, Karim Benzema has completed 1.3 dribbles per match, while Luis Suárez has completed 1.1.

Based on the analysis above, Luis Suárez is clearly the king of 2 offensive categories (shots per match and key passes per match).

Karim Benzema is the king of one offensive category (dribbles per match).

The final score is 2-1.
In conclusion, with all the statistics, Luis Suárez seems like superior striker in LaLiga.

Player Luis Suárez Karim Benzema
Status Winner Loser

Luis Suárez or Karim Benzema: Which striker would you want in your side?


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