NUFC duo make Premier League ‘top 20’ for TWO key stats – & 2 new boys also feature

Newcastle duo Fabian Schar and Isaac Hayden have been two of the best players outside the ‘top 6’ this season when it comes to tackles and interceptions.

This comes from “The Other 14” – a Twitter page well worth following for stats on clubs outside the big six.

As revealed below, Schar makes an average of 4.98 tackles and interceptions per 90 minutes (leaving him 11th), while Hayden makes an average of 4.95 (13th):

The stats show that Schar is our top intercepter, making 22 to Hayden’s 16, however the latter is our top tackler statistically, completing 26 to the Swiss international’s 22.

That said, Jetro Willems’ surprisingly impressive tackling numbers are highlighted by another report by the Other 14 below, with him being 10th with a 73% success rate:

In forward areas, Allan Saint-Maximin’s numbers are outstanding when it comes to dribble success rate and chances created, with him 2nd in both key stats:

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About Olly Hawkins

Olly has been a Junior Magpie from birth. As a season ticket holder and avid Newcastle United fan - he eats, sleeps and breathes all things NUFC.

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