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Radja Nainggolan vs Lucas Torreira – Serie A – 2017/2018

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Radja Nainggolan


Lucas Torreira


Position: Midfielder

Serie A – 2017/2018

Statistical Analysis

Date: 28.06.2018


Radja Nainggolan vs Lucas Torreira. The two fantastic midfielders in Serie A, but who has performed better in 2017/18 season?

Therefore we have made an analysis of the statistics achieved by Radja Nainggolan and Lucas Torreira in five passing categories:

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

Lucas Torreira played more games in 2017/18 season for his team than Radja Nainggolan did — 36 to 31.
Torreira played more minutes than Nainggolan – 3185 to 2620.
Radja Nainggolan has 9 assists in Serie A (EFRating = 7.20), which is more than Lucas Torreira’s one assist (EFRating = 0.80).
Radja Nainggolan has recorded 1.9 key passes per match in Serie A (EFRating = 4.13), compared to Lucas Torreira’s 1.0 (EFRating = 2.17).
Lucas Torreira has created 60.8 passes per match in Serie A (EFRating = 2.98), which is more than Radja Nainggolan ‘s 39.3 passes per match (EFRating = 1.93).
In Serie A, Lucas Torreira has completed 87.2% of his passes (EFRating = 4.07), while Radja Nainggolan has completed only 84.2% (EFRating = 3.07).
Lucas Torreira has recorded 0.8 crosses per match in Serie A (EFRating = 2.82), compared to Radja Nainggolan’s 0.4 (EFRating = 1.41).

Based on the analysis above, Radja Nainggolan is clearly the king of 2 passing categories (assists and key passes per match).

Lucas Torreira is the king of 3 passing categories (passes per match, pass success percentage and crosses per match).


In conclusion, with all the statistics, Radja Nainggolan seems like superior passer in Serie A.


Player Radja Nainggolan Lucas Torreira
EFRating 17.74 12.85


Radja Nainggolan
Radja Nainggolan

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