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Friday, 21 April 2017

70 clean sheets in 100 matches


The best centre-back pairing in the Premier League


Toby Alderweireld and Jan Vertonghen are probably the best central defensive partnership in the Premier League. Their record together as a central-back pairing is remarkable.

The pair have managed to keep 70 clean sheets in 160 matches, which is a goal conceded every 104.08 minutes.

28-year-old (29 next March) Alderweireld and 29-year-old (30 next April) Vertonghen have now won over 100 matches together as a centre-back pairing (they have also played games at right-back and left-back for Belgium).

Another remarkable statistic is that Alderweireld has conceded just 16 fouls for us in close to 5,500 Premier League minutes since the start of last season.

This season we have conceded 374 fouls and Alderweireld has conceded just 7 of those! That's 7 fouls in 24 games, one every 295 minutes.

Ahead of Saturday, it is good to know he has never lost to Chelsea, a record he, and we, obviously hope he retains on Saturday.

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2 comments:

  1. LETS WIN IT FOR UGO R.I.P VERY SAD NEWS

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  2. I agree. Let's do that!

    On Alderweireld though, am I wrong to be extra impressed that such low fouling statistics should fall to a centre-back? Is it not typical that they are the top foulers of a team generally?

    These are stunning figures.

    COYS!!

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