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La Liga – 2017/2018
Luka Modric vs Asier Illarramendi. The two fantastic midfielders in La Liga, but who has performed better in 2017/18 season?
Therefore we have made an analysis of the statistics achieved by Luka Modric and Asier Illarramendi in five passing categories:
- Key passes per match
- Passes per match
- Pass success percentage
- Crosses past per match
Asier Illarramendi played more games in 2017/18 season for his team than Luka Modric did — 36 to 26.
Illarramendi played more minutes than Modric – 3165 to 1976.
Luka Modric has 6 assists in La Liga (EFRating = 4.80), which is more than Asier Illarramendi’s 5 assists (EFRating = 4.00).
Modric has recorded 1.5 key passes per match in La Liga (EFRating = 3.26), compared to Asier Illarramendi’s 0.9 (EFRating = 1.96).
Illarramendi has created 69.9 passes per match in La Liga (EFRating = 3.43), which is more than Modric ‘s 59.5 passes per match (EFRating = 2.92).
In La Liga, Luka Modric has completed 89.9% of his passes (EFRating = 4.97), while Asier Illarramendi has completed only 87.5% (EFRating = 4.17).
Illarramendi has recorded 0.5 crosses per match in La Liga (EFRating = 1.76), compared to Modric’s 0.1 (EFRating = 0.35).
Based on the analysis above, Luka Modric is clearly the king of 3 passing categories (assists, key passes per match and pass success percentage).
Asier Illarramendi is the king of 2 passing categories (passes per match and crosses per match).
In conclusion, with all the statistics, Luka Modric seems like superior passer in La Liga.
|Player||Luka Modric||Asier Illarramendi|