West Brom vs Aston Villa: Individual Player Statistics

The Premier League Owl

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First-half lethargy has become a nasty habit for Steve Clarke’s side recently, but well done to Villa for taking advantage – here are some statistics from yesterday’s derby game at The Hawthorns.

– Gabby Agbonlahor had 37 touches of the ball, and maintained a pass accuracy of 93%.

– Before being substituted in the 36th minute, Claudio Yacob had completed 100% of his passes.

– Gareth McAuley led West Brom in both interceptions (4) and successful tackles (3).

– Matthew Lowton made more clearances than any other Aston Villa player (9).

– Christian Benteke won a staggering 16 aerial duels during the game.

– Charles N’Zogbia completed more successful dribbles than any player on either side (5).

– However, N’Zogbia was also dispossessed more than any other player (4).

– Peter Odemwingie had more shots than anybody else (7).

– 57% of all Villa’s attacking play went down their left-hand side.

– West Brom out-shot their visitors 29-15.

– West Brom played a total 420 passes compared to Villa’s 313.

– 59% of all the shots taken by the home side came from outside of the box.

– 67% of Villa’s attempts came from inside the penalty box.

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