Stats show Tottenham dominate Arsenal in combined XI

Tottenham Hotspur dominate Arsenal in Oulala's stats-based combined XI ahead of Saturday's derby

The Sport Review staff
By The Sport Review staff
Oulala's combined XI ahead of Saturday's north London derby Photo: Oulala

Arsenal trail Tottenham Hotspur by three points ahead of Saturday’s north London derby at White Hart Lane.

Mauricio Pochettino’s side lost for the first time in seven Premier League games on Wednesday night after a 1-0 defeat by West Ham United at Upton Park.

Arsene Wenger’s players were unable to capitalise on Tottenham’s setback after the Gunners suffered a surprise 2-1 defeat by Swansea City at the Emirates Stadium.

Tottenham have been praised for their outstanding performances over the course of the 2015/16 season.

And Oulala’s infographic above highlights how the Tottenham players have outperformed their Arsenal rivals in this season’s Premier League campaign.

Only Gabriel Paulista, Mesut Ozil and Alexis Sanchez were good enough to secure a place in Oulala’s combined XI ahead of the Sunday’s derby clash.

However, with the pressure of a derby and the title race on both sides, will Tottenham be able to maintain their high standards?

Goalkeeper: Hugo Lloris beat David Ospina (no stats)

Clean sheets – 9 to 0
Goals conceded – 21 to 0
Saves – 64 to 0
Saves per goal – 3 to 0
Catches (per game) – 1.7 to 0
Punches (per game) – 0.8 to 0

Right-back: Kyle Walker beats Hector Bellerin

Chances created (per game) – 0.9 to 0.6
Clearances (per game) – 3.8 to 3.2
Interceptions (per game) – 2.7 to 1.9
Tackles won (per game) – 2.1 to 1.3
Blocks (per game) – 0.2 to 0.2
Successful take-ons (per game) – 0.4 to 1.5

Centre-half: Gabriel Paulista beats Kevin Wimmer

Tackles won (per game) 1.5 to 0
Tackle success rate – 54% to 0%
Clearances (per game) – 8 to 6.6
Interceptions (per game) 5.3 to 4.7
Blocks (per game) – 0.5 to 0.7
Aerial duels won (per game) – 2.5 to 0.8

Centre-half: Toby Alderweireld beats Per Mertesacker

Tackles won (per game) – 0.7 to 1.1
Tackle success rate – 43% to 34%
Clearances (per game) – 7.7 to 4.8
Interceptions (per game) – 1.8 to 1.3
Blocks (per game) – 0.8 to 0.4
Aerial duels won (per game) – 1.6 to 2.1

Left-back: Danny Rose beats Nacho Monreal

Clearances (per game) – 4.4 to 3.6
Interceptions (per game) – 1.3 to 2.8
Tackles won (per game) – 2.3 to 1.6
Blocks (per game) – 0.4 to 0.3
Successful take-Ons (per game) 0.8 to 0.5
Chances created (per game) – 0.9 and 0.9

Defensive midfielder: Eric Dier beats Francis Coquelin

Chances created (per game) – 0.5 to 0.2
Clearances (per game) – 2.1 to 0.9
Interceptions (per game) – 2.4 to 2.7
Tackles Won (per game) – 1.6 to 2.6
Blocks (per game) – 0.6 to 0.4
Assists – 1 to 0

Centre midfield: Dele Alli beats Aaron Ramsey

Chances created (per game) – 1.4 to 1.3
Pass completion – 76% to 87%
Successful passes (per game) – 25 to 59
Key passes (per game) – 1.2 and 1.2
Assists – 5 to 3
Goals – 7 to 4

Left wing: Alex Sanchez beats Erik Lamela

Chances created (per game) – 2 to 1.9
Key passes (per game) – 1.8 and 1.8
Pass completion – 78% to 81%
Successful take-ons (per game) – 3.1 to 1.2
Assists – 2 to 4
Goals – 6 to 3

Attacking midfielder: Mesut Ozil beats Son Heung-min

Chances created (per game) – 4.4 to 0.9
Key passes (per game) – 3.7 to 0.8
Pass completion Rate – 87% to 79%
Successful passes (per game) – 52 to 13
Assists – 18 to 1
Goals – 5 to 2

Right wing: Christian Eriksen beats Theo Walcott

Chances created (per game) – 3.3 to 0.8
Key passes (per game) – 3 to 0.7
Pass completion – 81% to 79%
Successful take-ons (per game) – 1.1 to 1
Assists – 8 to 2
Goals – 5 to 4

Centre-forward: Harry Kane beats Olivier Giroud

Chances created (per game) – 1.2 to 1
Shots (per game) – 3.9 to 2.9
Shot accuracy – 63% to 52%
Conversion rate – 15 % and 15%
Goals – 16 to 12
Assists – 1 to 4

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