Odegaard, star numbers

first_imgMartin Odegaard (21 years old) is one of the revelations of this League. It is because of the feelings he has been leaving on the field in his performances with the Royal Society, where it is assigned by Madrid; but also by numbers. The data indicate that he is, along with Messi and Luis Suarez, the most influential footballer in the League: he has participated in 24 plays that ended in a goal so far in the League, according to InStat data. He is tied with the two Barcelona players, although it is more decisive for his team, in relative terms. The 24 goals of the Real in which he has participated represent 65% of the total, while in the case of Messi and Suárez are 46% of those that Barcelona has materialized. Although it is the least frequent: it participates in goal plays 1.2 times per game; Messi, 1.4; and Suarez, 1.6. In addition, Odegaard is presented as a decisive player when it comes to getting the ball to the final meters of the field. He is the player of the championship that has sent the most shipments to the area, 189, of which 106 reached his recipient successfully, a success rate of 56%. Among the ten players who pass the most to the area, only in LaLiga, Trippier and Parejo (55% each, although with fewer shipments) approach the effectiveness of the Norwegian. It easily surpasses others like Messi (45%) or Navas (46%). Today he will have in front of the player with the best percentage of the 20 that have sent more shipments to the area: Kroos, with 59%, although with an amount significantly less than that of the Norwegian (121 in total, 71 good).center_img Another of the sections in which it stands out is in the finalization passes. This is told by InStat in two cases: a pass to the teammate in a goal position or a pass that exceeds a rival defensive line of three or more players. Odegaard has achieved it on 90 occasions, only surpassed by Messi (143) and with much advantage over the third, Jesús Navas (65). The first Real Madrid player in this regard is Benzema, with 47.As for goals and assists, the Norwegian also has an outstanding contribution: he has four goals and five assists. In this section of goal passes you can also see the first places: it is eighth, three of the leader (Messi).Such is its performance this course that InStat places as the best offensive midfielder so far this year (valued with a score index that the statistics company obtains studying minutes played, goals, assists, passes, fouls, disputes, dribbles …) Odegaard gets 309 points, being the only one that exceeds the 300 barrier. In the Top-10 there are three players with whom the faces will be seen today: Kroos (2nd, 299 points), Modric (8th, 289) and Fede Valverde (9th, 287). The next course, the four could be white.last_img read more