EFL Stats Gallery: xG, possession, aerial duels and more from Stoke City vs Bournemouth | OneFootball

EFL Stats Gallery: xG, possession, aerial duels and more from Stoke City vs Bournemouth

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The league leaders Bournemouth beat Stoke City in the Championship as they continue to maintain their position in the table. Dominic Solanke scored the only goal of the game.

We’ve broken down all the key stats for you to digest, including;

* shot maps

* xT (expected threat)

* pass networks

* xG timelines

* defensive duels

* average positions and much more!

We also try to answer some questions for you with the visuals;

Which team dominated the xT timeline? Which player won the most number of aerial duels?

To navigate the stats gallery simply click on the numbers to move through the pages.

At the end of the gallery, you’ll be able to download the full PDF stats report.

The home side lined up in a 3-5-2 formation with Nick Powell and Jacob Brown leading upfront.

The average position indicates that the home team mostly played in their own half.

Bournemouth lined up in a 4-3-3 formation. Jaidon Anthony, Dominic Solanke and Ryan Christie were the three men up front for the visitors.

Most of the Bournemouth players were pushed in their own half for most of the match. Dominic Solanke was the man highest up the pitch for the Cherries.

Stoke City had a better xG than their opponents. Their xG of 1.55 surpassed that of Bournemouths’ 1.43. The visitors had more total shots and shots on target. The Cherries created more positional attacks and pressed more effectively as indicated by their lower PPDA value of 6.9. The visitors also had the upper hand in terms of possession.

Overall, both the teams were neck to neck. Tymon made the highest dribbles in the match while Dominic Solanke led the charts in terms of xG. Lloyd Kelly and Jordan Thompson both made eight passes into the final third. Gary Cahill won most number of aerial duels.

The home side took 10 total shots in the match, just one on target. They took most of their shots from inside the opponent box.

The Cherries had four shots on target from a total of 11. Dominic Solanke scored the only goal of the match for his side.

Bournemouth were the more threatening side during the initial stages of the first half although Stoke City recovered from the first half attack and dominated the xT timeline in the second half, while the xG timeline was dominated by the visitors in the second half.

Wilmot attempted a total of 58 passes for his team while Chester received the highest number of passes from his team, 36.

Zemura attempted 66 passes for his team while also receiving the highest number of passes, 41.

Stoke City dominated the passing zones on the left-wing near the centre. They also delivered a couple of successful smart passes into the opposition box. Their cross map indicates that they delivered crosses successfully into the opposition box from both the left and right-wing.

The visitors dominated the passing zones on both left and right wing near the centre. They delivered crosses successfully into the opposition box from the right-wing.

The home side created their highest xT from the left-wing near the opposition box. Tymon created the highest xT from his passes, 0.766.

Surridge created high xT from his dribbles. Joe Allen played many misplaced passes which brought down his xT from passes.

The away side created high xT from the right wing. Jack Stacey had the highest xT from his passes, 0.543.

Dominic Solanke created the highest xT from dribbles, 0.115 followed by Jaidon Anthony’s, 0.097.

Stoke City were most successful in defensive duels on the left wing near the centre. Souttar won six of his 10 defensive duels.

Souttar and Chester successfully won most number of aerial duels for their team.

The home side were successful in recovering loose balls. Wilmot and Souttar were successful in their loose ball duels.

For the visitors, Philip Billing won the most number of defensive duels.

In terms of aerial duels, Gary Cahill topped the charts and won six of his 11 duels.

The visitors successfully recovered loose balls. Philip Billing winning the highest, four of his eight duels.

The table toppers showcased a consistent performance which helped them sustain their lead. While Stoke City slipped to the seventh spot.

If you want to download the stats report in PDF format you can do so here: EFL Championship Stats: Stoke City vs Bournemouth

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