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Lukasz Piszczek vs Joshua Kimmich – Bundesliga – 2017/2018

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Lukasz Piszczek


Joshua Kimmich


Position: Right-back

Bundesliga – 2017/2018

Statistical Analysis

Date: 23.06.2018


Lukasz Piszczek vs Joshua Kimmich. The two fantastic right-backs in Bundesliga, but who has performed better in 2017/18 season?

Therefore we have made an analysis of the statistics achieved by Lukasz Piszczek and Joshua Kimmich 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

Joshua Kimmich played more games in 2017/18 season for his team than Lukasz Piszczek did — 29 to 24.
Kimmich played more minutes than Piszczek – 2334 to 2140.
Lukasz Piszczek has recorded 2.1 tackles per match in Bundesliga (EFRating = 4.74), which is more than Joshua Kimmich’s 1.1 tackles per match (EFRating = 2.48).
Piszczek has managed to get 2.5 clearances per match in Bundesliga (EFRating = 1.59), which is more than Joshua Kimmich’s 1.1 clearances per match (EFRating = 0.70).
Lukasz Piszczek has 0.5 blocks per match in Bundesliga (EFRating = 3.50), compared to Joshua Kimmich’s 0.2 (EFRating = 1.40).
Lukasz Piszczek provided more Bundesliga interceptions, he has managed to get 1.8 interceptions per match (EFRating = 4.91), 1.1 more than Joshua Kimmich did (EFRating = 1.91).
In Bundesliga, Kimmich has 0.6 dribbled past per match (EFRating = 0.83), while Piszczek has 0.9 dribbled past per match (EFRating = 0.56).
Joshua Kimmich won 0.3 offsides per match (EFRating = 1.36), same like Lukasz Piszczek (EFRating = 1.36).
In Bundesliga, Kimmich has 0.6 fouls per match (EFRating = 1.67), while Piszczek has 0.9 fouls per match (EFRating = 1.11).

Based on the analysis above, Lukasz Piszczek is clearly the king of 4 defensive categories (tackles per match, interceptions per match, clearances per match and blocks per match).

Joshua Kimmich is the king of 2 defensive categories (dribbled past per match and fouls per match).


In conclusion, with all the statistics, Lukasz Piszczek seems like the easy pick over Joshua Kimmich as the superior defender in Bundesliga.


Player Lukasz Piszczek Joshua Kimmich
EFRating 17.77 10.36


Lukasz Piszczek
Lukasz Piszczek

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