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Marcos Alonso vs Andrew Robertson – Premier League – 2017/2018

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Marcos Alonso


Andrew Robertson


Position: Left-back

Premier League – 2017/2018

Statistical Analysis

Date: 21.06.2018


Marcos Alonso vs Andrew Robertson. The two fantastic left-backs in Premier League, but who has performed better in 2017/18 season?

Therefore we have made an analysis of the statistics achieved by Marcos Alonso and Andrew Robertson 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

Marcos Alonso played more games in 2017/18 season for his team than Andrew Robertson did — 33 to 22.
Alonso played more minutes than Robertson – 2860 to 1943.
Marcos Alonso has recorded 1.5 tackles per match in Premier League (EFRating = 3.39), which is more than Andrew Robertson’s 1.4 tackles per match (EFRating = 3.16).
Robertson has managed to get 2.2 clearances per match in Premier League (EFRating = 1.40), which is more than Alonso’s 1.8 clearances per match (EFRating = 1.14).
Marcos Alonso has 0.2 blocks per match in Premier League (EFRating = 1.40), compared to Andrew Robertson’s 0.1 (EFRating = 0.70).
Alonso provided more Premier League interceptions, he has managed to get 1.4 interceptions per match (EFRating = 3.82), 0.2 more than Andrew Robertson did (EFRating = 3.27).
In Premier League, Andrew Robertson has 0.6 dribbled past per match (EFRating = 0.83), same like Marcos Alonso (EFRating = 0.83).
Alonso won 0.1 offsides per match (EFRating = 0.45), same like Andrew Robertson (EFRating = 0.45).
In Premier League, Andrew Robertson has 0.7 fouls per match (EFRating = 1.43), while Marcos Alonso has 0.8 fouls per match (EFRating = 1.25).

Based on the analysis above, Marcos Alonso is clearly the king of 3 defensive categories (tackles per match, interceptions per match and blocks per match).

Andrew Robertson is the king of 2 defensive categories (clearances per match and fouls per match).


In conclusion, with all the statistics, Marcos Alonso seems like the easy pick over Andrew Robertson as the superior defender in Premier League.


Player Marcos Alonso Andrew Robertson
EFRating 12.29 11.25


Marcos Alonso
Marcos Alonso

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