Glossary

2022/23 : Minimum 1000 minutes, all competitions.

2023/24 : Minimum 820 minutes, league only. Last Update : 16.04.2024

Percentiles : All the statistics below are then converted into percentiles within the top-seven leagues for each position.

Goalkeepers

Defensive Actions, per 90

Sum of sweeping actions such as interceptions, tackles and ground duels with opposing players; normalized per 90 minutes.

Aerials Contested, per 90

The number of aerial duels in which the goalkeeper participates; normalized per 90 minutes.

Exits, per 90

The amount of times the keeper leaves his line (whether to claim a cross or to sweep); normalized per 90 minutes.

Passes, per 90

The number of passes attempted by the goalkeeper; normalized per 90 minutes.

Long Pass, %

The percentage of long passes successfully completed by the goalkeeper.

Short Pass, %

The percentage of short and medium passes successfully completed by the goalkeeper.

PSxG - GA, per 90

The difference between the post-shot expected goals (PSxG) prevented by the goalkeeper and the goals conceded (GA); normalized per 90 minutes.

Centrebacks

Passes Completed, per 90

The number of passes successfully completed by a centre-back; normalized per 90 minutes.

Forward Pass, %

Pass completion (completed/attempted), excluding backwards and sideways passes.

Progressive Passes, per 90

Completed passes that help the team significantly advance towards the opponent's goal; normalized per 90 minutes.

Defensive Actions, per 90

Sum of tackles, interceptions and ground duels won; normalized per 90 minutes.

Defensive Duel, %

The percentage of defensive duels won by a centre-back.

Aerial, %

The percentage of aerial duels won by a centre-back.

Progressive Carries, per 90

Runs with the ball that significantly advance the team's position; normalized per 90 minutes.

Fullbacks

Cross Accuracy, %

The percentage of crosses successfully delivered by a full-back.

Expected Assists, per 90

The number of assists expected from a full-back based on the quality of their deliveries and the positions of teammates; normalized per 90 minutes.

Progressive Passes, per 90

Completed passes that help the team significantly advance towards the opponent's goal; normalized per 90 minutes.

Defensive Actions, per 90

Sum of tackles, interceptions and ground duels won; normalized per 90 minutes.

Defensive Duel, %

The percentage of defensive duels won by a full-back.

Aerial, %

The percentage of aerial duels won by a full-back.

Progressive Carries, per 90

Runs with the ball that significantly advance the team's position; normalized per 90 minutes.

Midfielders

Duels won, %

The percentage of duels won by a midfielder.

Defensive Actions, per 90

Sum of tackles, interceptions and ground duels won; normalized per 90 minutes.

Progressive Carries, per 90

Runs with the ball that significantly advance the team's position; normalized per 90 minutes.

Forward Passes, per 90

The number of passes attempted by a midfielder, excluding backwards and sideways passes; normalized per 90 minutes.

Forward Pass, %

Pass completion (completed/attempted), excluding backwards and sideways passes.

Key Passes, per 90

Open-play passes that directly lead to a goal-scoring opportunity; normalized per 90 minutes.

Progressive Passes, per 90

Completed passes that help the team significantly advance towards the opponent's goal; normalized per 90 minutes.

Wingers

Progressive Carries, per 90

Runs with the ball that significantly advance the team's position; normalized per 90 minutes.

Successful Dribbles, per 90

The number of dribbles successfully completed by a winger; normalized per 90 minutes.

Non-Penalty Goals, per 90

The number of goals scored by a winger excluding penalty kicks; normalized per 90 minutes.

xG + xA, per 90

The sum of expected goals (xG) and expected assists (xA) for a winger; normalized per 90 minutes.

Assists, per 90

The number of goals directly assisted by a winger; normalized per 90 minutes.

Key Passes, per 90

Passes that directly lead to a goal-scoring opportunity; normalized per 90 minutes.

Offensive Actions, per 90

Sum of shots, crosses and dribbles; normalized per 90 minutes.

Strikers

Passes Received, per 90

The number of passes received by a striker from his team-mates; normalized per 90 minutes.

Aerial, %

The percentage of aerial duels won by a striker.

Non-Penalty Goals, per 90

The number of goals scored by a striker excluding penalty kicks; normalized per 90 minutes.

Expected Goals, per 90

The number of goals expected from a striker based on the quality of their chances; normalized per 90 minutes.

Passes to Penalty Area, per 90

The number of passes delivered by a striker into the opponent's penalty area; normalized per 90 minutes.

Expected Assists, per 90

The number of assists expected from a striker based on the quality of their chance creation and the positions of teammates; normalized per 90 minutes.

Offensive Actions, per 90

Sum of shots, crosses and dribbles; normalized per 90 minutes.