Top 50 best interceptors ranked by most interceptions
in European football leagues (Season 2019/20)
- Date: 29.05.2020
- Euro Football Rumours
- Top 50 best interceptors ranked by most interceptions in European football leagues (Season 2019/20)
Who will finish the season as the top interceptor ranked by most interceptions in European football leagues?
It’s easy to count interceptions, but who are really the best interceptors? Who makes the most impact on their team?
Intercepting is a lost art form in football, but these players on the list try to keep the tradition going.
After 29 weeks of 2019/2020 season, we are beginning to notice some stand-out performers in European football.
There are thousands of relevant statistics that we could take away from the season so far, and some would argue that the most important statistic is the one that tells us who’s at the top of the league.
But today we are looking at the top 50 interceptors ranked by most interceptions in European football leagues of the season so far. Who has made the most interceptions so far this season? And how many? Let’s see.
|1||Issiaga Sylla Toulouse, 26, D(LR),M(L)||67|
|2||Diego Rico Bournemouth, 27, D(L),M(L)||66|
|3||Omar Mascarell Schalke 04, 27, DMC||62|
|4||Chris Basham Sheffield United, 31, D(CR),M(CR)||61|
|5||Declan Rice West Ham, 21, D(C),DMC||61|
|6||Etienne Capoue Watford, 31, D(C),M(CL)||61|
|7||Wilfred Ndidi Leicester, 23, DMC||61|
|8||Hassane Kamara Reims, 26, D(L),M(L)||60|
|9||Sven Bender Bayer Leverkusen, 31, D(C),M(C)||60|
|10||Benjamin André Lille, 29, D(R),M(CLR)||59|
|11||Fabien Centonze Metz, 24, D(R)||59|
|12||Jamilu Collins Paderborn, 25, D(L)||59|
|13||Jan Bednarek Southampton, 24, D(C)||59|
|14||Philip Billing Bournemouth, 23, DMC||59|
|15||Armando Izzo Torino, 28, D(C)||58|
|16||Nico Elvedi Borussia M.Gladbach, 23, D(CLR)||58|
|17||Pablo Martinez Nimes, 31, D(CL)||58|
|18||Jorginho Chelsea, 28, DMC||57|
|19||Ellyes Skhiri FC Koln, 25, DMC||56|
|20||Jordan Amavi Marseille, 26, D(L),M(L)||56|
|21||Alexander Djiku Strasbourg, 25, D(CR),DMC||55|
|22||Nicolas Höfler Freiburg, 30, D(C),DMC||55|
|23||Theodor Gebre Selassie Werder Bremen, 33, D(CLR),DMC,M(R)||55|
|24||Tin Jedvaj Augsburg, 24, D(CLR)||55|
|25||Daniel Baier Augsburg, 36, M(C)||54|
|26||Casemiro Real Madrid, 28, DMC||53|
|27||Haris Belkebla Brest, 26, DMC||53|
|28||Harry Maguire Manchester United, 27, D(C)||53|
|29||Aaron Wan-Bissaka Manchester United, 22, D(R),M(R)||52|
|30||James McArthur Crystal Palace, 32, M(CLR)||52|
|31||Cristian Romero Genoa, 22, D(C)||51|
|32||César Azpilicueta Chelsea, 30, D(CLR),M(R)||50|
|33||Dedryck Boyata Hertha Berlin, 29, D(C)||50|
|34||Didier Ndong Dijon, 25, DMC||49|
|35||James Tarkowski Burnley, 27, D(C)||49|
|36||Ricardo Pereira Leicester, 26, D(LR),M(R)||49|
|37||Hilton Montpellier, 42, D(C)||49|
|38||Fernando Sevilla, 32, DMC||48|
|39||Kiko Olivas Real Valladolid, 31, D(C)||48|
|40||Hamari Traoré Rennes, 28, D(R),M(R)||48|
|41||José Luis Palomino Atalanta, 30, D(C)||48|
|42||Unai Bustinza Leganes, 28, D(CR)||48|
|43||Yunis Abdelhamid Reims, 32, D(C)||48|
|44||Daniel Congré Montpellier, 35, D(CLR)||47|
|45||Yeray Álvarez Athletic Bilbao, 25, D(C)||47|
|46||Domenico Criscito Genoa, 33, D(CL),M(L)||46|
|47||Mats Hummels Borussia Dortmund, 31, D(C)||46|
|48||Mattia Bani Bologna, 26, D(C)||46|
|49||Pervis Estupiñán Osasuna, 22, D(L)||46|
|50||Thiago Mendes Lyon, 28, D(R),M(CR)||46|
I = Interceptions
* A list of the top 50 best interceptors ranked by most interceptions in European football leagues (Season 2019/20).
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Site expert for statistical analysis and avid fan of all European football. Nikola Horvat has written for various Italian football portals and now he writes for Euro Football Rumours. He is a sports and travel aficionado and has lived in three continents – North America, South America and Europe. The languages that Nikola knows are Croatian, Serbian, Slovenian, Italian, English, and Spanish.