Dec 31

United first half of the season in numbers

Tag: Match Reports @ 2:55 pm

Manchester-United-v-Norwich-City-Premier-League (1)With 2015 coming to an end in rather catastrophic fashion, it is difficult to say what 2016 has in store for Manchester United.

A year that has started promisingly has petered out in the worst possible way, with Louis Van Gaal’s side entering the new year outside the top four and nine points behind the league leaders after being top of the table a month ago.

With the Premier League season at its halfway mark, WhoScored.com has summed up United’s first half of the campaign with numbers.

Goals
Juan Mata – 4
Anthony Martial – 4
Ander Herrera – 2
Memphis Depay – 2

Assists
Juan Mata – 3
Ander Herrera – 2
Anthony Martial – 1
Ashley Young – 1
Chris Smalling – 1
Daley Blind – 1
Luke Shaw – 1
Marcos Rojo – 1
Wayne Rooney – 1

Average possession
Manchester United – 60.8%
Manchester City – 58.2%
Arsenal – 58%
Chelsea – 56.8%
Liverpool – 56%

Passing accuracy
Arsenal – 85%
Manchester City – 84.1%
Manchester United – 83.9%
Everton – 82.5%
Swansea – 82.4%

 

Key passes per game
Juan Mata – 1.5
Wayne Rooney – 1.2
Anthony Martial – 1.1
Ander Herrera – 0.8
Luke Shaw – 0.8

Passing completion
Morgan Schneiderlin – 90.3%
Juan Mata – 88.8%
Daley Blind – 88.2%
Michael Carrick – 88.2%
Bastian Schweinsteiger – 86.3%

Interceptions per game
Marcos Rojo – 3
Morgan Schneiderlin – 2.7
Chris Smalling – 2.3
Daley Blind – 2.1
Ashley Young – 1.8

Successful dribbles per game
Anthony Martial – 2.8
Memphis Depay – 1.3
Luke Shaw – 1.2
Jesse Lingard – 1.1

Successful tackles per game
Marcos Rojo – 3.2
Morgan Schneiderlin – 3.2
Matteo Darmian – 2.9
Daley Blind – 2.5
Bastian Schweinsteiger – 2

 


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