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Roberto Firmino vs Alexandre Lacazette – Premier League – 2017/2018

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Roberto Firmino


Alexandre Lacazette


Position: Forward

Premier League – 2017/2018

Statistical Analysis

Date: 05.08.2018


Roberto Firmino vs Alexandre Lacazette. The two fantastic forwards in Premier League, but who has performed better in 2017/18 season?

Therefore we have made an analysis of the statistics achieved by Roberto Firmino and Alexandre Lacazette in five offensive categories:

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

Roberto Firmino played more games in 2017/18 season for his team than Alexandre Lacazette did — 37 to 32.
Firmino played more minutes than Lacazette – 2778 to 2212.
In Premier League, Roberto Firmino has scored 15 goals (EFRating = 5.25), while Alexandre Lacazette has scored 14 goals (EFRating = 4.90).
Firmino has created 7 assists in Premier League (EFRating = 1.33), which is more than Lacazette’s 4 assists (EFRating = 0.76).
In Premier League, Roberto Firmino has completed 2.3 shots per match (EFRating = 2.22), while Alexandre Lacazette has completed only 2.1 (EFRating = 2.03).
Firmino has recorded 1.5 key passes per match in Premier League (EFRating = 3.38), compared to Alexandre Lacazette’s 1.1 (EFRating = 2.48).
In Premier League, Firmino has completed 1.3 dribbles per match (EFRating = 2.25), while Alexandre Lacazette has completed only one per match (EFRating = 1.73).

Based on the analysis above, Roberto Firmino is clearly the king of 5 offensive categories (goals, assists, shots per match , key passes per match and dribbles per match ).


In conclusion, with all the statistics, Roberto Firmino seems like superior offensive player in Premier League.


Player Roberto Firmino Alexandre Lacazette
EFRating 14.43 11.89


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