Euro Football Rumours
Statistical Analysis

Marco Asensio vs Mikel Oyarzabal – La Liga – 2017/2018

Euro Football Rumours

Marco Asensio


Mikel Oyarzabal


Position: Winger (Left)

La Liga – 2017/2018

Statistical Analysis

Date: 19.07.2018


Marco Asensio vs Mikel Oyarzabal. The two fantastic wingers in La Liga, but who has performed better in 2017/18 season?

Therefore we have made an analysis of the statistics achieved by Marco Asensio and Mikel Oyarzabal in five passing categories:

  • Assists
  • Key passes per match
  • Passes per match
  • Pass success percentage
  • Crosses past per match

Mikel Oyarzabal played more games in 2017/18 season for his team than Marco Asensio did — 35 to 32.
Oyarzabal played more minutes than Asensio – 2784 to 1839.
Marco Asensio has 6 assists in La Liga (EFRating = 4.80), which is more than Mikel Oyarzabal’s 5 assists (EFRating = 4.00).
Asensio has recorded 1.6 key passes per match in La Liga (EFRating = 3.48), compared to Oyarzabal’s 1.2 (EFRating = 2.61).
Marco Asensio has created 35.4 passes per match in La Liga (EFRating = 1.74), which is more than Mikel Oyarzabal’s 25.9 passes per match (EFRating = 1.27).
In La Liga, Asensio has completed 90.2% of his passes (EFRating = 5.07), while Oyarzabal has completed only 78.0% (EFRating = 1.00).
Marco Asensio has recorded 0.7 crosses per match in La Liga (EFRating = 2.47), compared to Mikel Oyarzabal’s 0.6 (EFRating = 2.12).

Based on the analysis above, Marco Asensio is clearly the king of 5 passing categories (assists, key passes per match, passes per match, pass success percentage and crosses per match).


In conclusion, with all the statistics, Marco Asensio seems like the easy pick over Mikel Oyarzabal as the superior passer in La Liga.


Player Marco Asensio Mikel Oyarzabal
EFRating 17.55 11.00


Marco Asensio
Marco Asensio

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *