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Sergio Aguero vs Romelu Lukaku – Premier League – 2017/2018

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Sergio Aguero


Romelu Lukaku


Position: Forward

Premier League – 2017/2018

Statistical Analysis

Date: 31.07.2018


Sergio Aguero vs Romelu Lukaku. 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 Sergio Aguero and Romelu Lukaku in five offensive categories:

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

Romelu Lukaku played more games in 2017/18 season for his team than Sergio Aguero did — 34 to 25.
Lukaku played more minutes than Aguero – 2869 to 1969.
In Premier League, Sergio Aguero has scored 21 goals (EFRating = 7.35), while Romelu Lukaku has scored 16 goals (EFRating = 5.60).
Romelu Lukaku has created 7 assists in Premier League (EFRating = 1.33), which is more than Sergio Aguero’s 6 assists (EFRating = 1.14).
In Premier League, Aguero has completed 3.8 shots per match (EFRating = 3.67), while Lukaku has completed only 2.5 (EFRating = 2.41).
Sergio Aguero has recorded 1.6 key passes per match in Premier League (EFRating = 3.60), compared to Romelu Lukaku’s one per match (EFRating = 2.25).
In Premier League, Sergio Aguero has completed 2.2 dribbles per match (EFRating = 3.81), while Romelu Lukaku has completed only one per match (EFRating = 1.73).

Based on the analysis above, Sergio Aguero is clearly the king of 4 offensive categories (goals, shots per match , key passes per match and dribbles per match).

Romelu Lukaku is the king of 1 offensive category (assists).


In conclusion, with all the statistics, Sergio Aguero seems like the easy pick over Romelu Lukaku as the superior offensive player in Premier League.


Player Sergio Aguero Romelu Lukaku
EFRating 19.57 13.32


Sergio Aguero
Sergio Aguero

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