Nico Schulz vs Maximilian Mittelstädt – Bundesliga – 2017/2018

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Nico Schulz


Maximilian Mittelstädt


Position: Left-back

Bundesliga – 2017/2018

Statistical Analysis

Date: 13.06.2018


Nico Schulz vs Maximilian Mittelstädt. The two fantastic left-backs in Bundesliga, but who has performed better in 2017/18 season?

Therefore we have made an analysis of the statistics achieved by Nico Schulz and Maximilian Mittelstädt 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


Nico Schulz played more games in 2017/18 season for his team than Maximilian Mittelstädt did — 27 to 11.
Schulz played more minutes than Mittelstädt – 1773 to 422.
Maximilian Mittelstädt has recorded 1.7 tackles per match in Bundesliga (EFRating = 3.84), which is more than Nico Schulz’s 1.5 tackles per match (EFRating = 3.39).
Nico Schulz has managed to get 0.7 clearances per match in Bundesliga (EFRating = 0.44), same like Maximilian Mittelstädt (EFRating = 0.44).
Schulz has 0.2 blocks per match in Bundesliga (EFRating = 1.40), compared to Mittelstädt’s 0.1 (EFRating = 0.70).
Nico Schulz provided more Bundesliga interceptions, he has managed to get 0.9 interceptions per match (EFRating = 2.45), 0.1 more than Maximilian Mittelstädt did (EFRating = 2.18).
In Bundesliga, Schulz has 0.3 dribbled past per match (EFRating = 1.67), while Mittelstädt has 0.8 dribbled past per match (EFRating = 0.63).
In Bundesliga, Maximilian Mittelstädt has 0.5 fouls per match (EFRating = 2.00), while Nico Schulz has 0.8 fouls per match (EFRating = 1.25).

Based on the analysis above, Nico Schulz is clearly the king of 3 defensive categories (interceptions per match, dribbled past per match and blocks per match).

Maximilian Mittelstädt is the king of 2 defensive categories (tackles per match and fouls per match).


In conclusion, with all the statistics, Nico Schulz seems like the easy pick over Maximilian Mittelstädt as the superior defender in Bundesliga.


Player Nico Schulz Maximilian Mittelstädt
EFRating 10.60 9.79


Nico Schulz
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