Marc Bartra vs Yeray Alvarez – La Liga – 2018/2019

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Marc Bartra


Yeray Alvarez

Position: Centre-back

La Liga – 2018/2019

Statistical Analysis

Date: 25.06.2019

Marc Bartra
Marc Bartra

We all have favorite defenders. 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 Marc Bartra and Yeray Alvarez.

Marc Bartra vs Yeray Alvarez. The two fantastic defenders in La Liga, but who has performed better in 2018/19 season?

Therefore we have made an analysis of the statistics achieved by Marc Bartra and Yeray Alvarez 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

Marc Bartra played more games in 2018/19 season for his team than Yeray Alvarez did — 33 to 30.
Bartra played more minutes than Alvarez – 2930 to 2614.
Marc Bartra has recorded 2.6 tackles per match in La Liga, which is more than Yeray Alvarez’s 1.8 tackles per match.
Alvarez has managed to get 4.8 clearances per match in La Liga, which is more than Marc Bartra’s 3.9 clearances per match.
Marc Bartra has 0.6 blocks per match in La Liga, compared to Yeray Alvarez’s 0.5.
Yeray Alvarez provided more La Liga interceptions, he has managed to get 2.1 interceptions per match, 0.3 more than Marc Bartra did.
In La Liga, Alvarez has 0.5 dribbled past per match, while Bartra has 1.1 dribbled past per match.
Marc Bartra won more offsides in La Liga, he won 1.1 offsides per match, 0.3 more than Yeray Alvarez did.
In La Liga, Marc Bartra has 0.9 fouls per match, while Yeray Alvarez has 1.0 fouls per match.

Based on the analysis above, Marc Bartra is clearly the king of 4 defensive categories (tackles per match, blocks per match, fouls per match and offside won per match).

Yeray Alvarez is the king of 3 defensive categories (interceptions per match, clearances per match and dribbled past per match).

The final score is 4-3.
In conclusion, with all the statistics, Marc Bartra seems like superior defender in La Liga.

Player Marc Bartra Yeray Alvarez
Status Winner Loser

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