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Max Kruse vs Lars Stindl – Bundesliga – 2017/2018

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Max Kruse


Lars Stindl


Position: Forward

Bundesliga – 2017/2018

Statistical Analysis

Date: 15.08.2018


Max Kruse vs Lars Stindl. The two fantastic forwards in Bundesliga, but who has performed better in 2017/18 season?

Therefore we have made an analysis of the statistics achieved by Max Kruse and Lars Stindl in five offensive categories:

  • Goals
  • Assists
  • Shots per match
  • Key passes per match
  • Dribbles per match

Lars Stindl played more games in 2017/18 season for his team than Max Kruse did — 31 to 29.
Stindl played more minutes than Kruse – 2731 to 2455.
In Bundesliga, Max Kruse has scored 6 goals (EFRating = 2.10), same like Lars Stindl (EFRating = 2.10).
Max Kruse has created 6 assists in Bundesliga (EFRating = 1.14), which is more than Lars Stindl’s 3 assists (EFRating = 0.57).
In Bundesliga, Stindl has completed 2.3 shots per match (EFRating = 2.22), while Kruse has completed only 1.8 (EFRating = 1.74).
Max Kruse has recorded 2 key passes per match in Bundesliga (EFRating = 4.50), compared to Lars Stindl’s 1.7 (EFRating = 3.83).
In Bundesliga, Max Kruse has completed one dribble per match (EFRating = 1.73), while Lars Stindl has completed only 0.7 (EFRating = 1.21).

Based on the analysis above, Max Kruse is clearly the king of 3 offensive categories (assists, key passes per match and dribbles per match).

Lars Stindl is the king of 1 offensive category (shots per match).


In conclusion, with all the statistics, Max Kruse seems like superior offensive player in Bundesliga.


Player Max Kruse Lars Stindl
EFRating 11.21 9.93


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