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Serie A – 2017/2018
Mauro Icardi vs Gonzalo Higuaín. The two fantastic forwards in Serie A, but who has performed better in 2017/18 season?
Therefore we have made an analysis of the statistics achieved by Mauro Icardi and Gonzalo Higuaín in five offensive categories:
- Shots per match
- Key passes per match
- Dribbles per match
Gonzalo Higuaín played more games in 2017/18 season for his team than Mauro Icardi did — 35 to 34.
Icardi played more minutes than Higuaín – 2971 to 2818.
In Serie A, Mauro Icardi has scored 29 goals (EFRating = 10.15), while Gonzalo Higuaín has scored 16 goals (EFRating = 5.60).
Higuaín has created 6 assists in Serie A (EFRating = 1.14), which is more than Mauro Icardi’s one assist (EFRating = 0.19).
In Serie A, Mauro Icardi has completed 3 shots per match (EFRating = 2.90), while Gonzalo Higuaín has completed 2.9 (EFRating = 2.80).
Mauro Icardi has recorded 0.9 key passes per match in Serie A (EFRating = 2.03), same like Gonzalo Higuaín (EFRating = 2.03).
In Serie A, Higuaín has completed 1.5 dribbles per match (EFRating = 2.60), while Icardi has completed only 0.3 (EFRating = 0.52).
Based on the analysis above, Mauro Icardi is clearly the king of 2 offensive categories (goals and shots per match).
Gonzalo Higuaín is the king of 2 offensive categories (assists and dribbles per match).
In conclusion, with all the statistics, Mauro Icardi seems like superior offensive player in Serie A.
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