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Statistical head-to-head for matchday 14 in Serie A: Davide Calabria vs. Manuel Lazzari

Let’s take a closer look at how the two wide players have been doing through the data provided on the stats section of our website

Tuesday, December 22, 2020

Statistical head-to-head for matchday 14 in Serie A: Davide Calabria vs. Manuel Lazzari

In the final round of league fixtures before the Christmas break, one match looks particularly interesting: at San Siro, table-toppers Milan will take on Lazio, who managed to beat Napoli convincingly in their last game.

The statistical head-to-head of matchday 14 (made possible by the stats section on our website) pits Davide Calabria against Manuel Lazzari, who occupy the right flank for their respective sides.

Calabria has started all 13 of Milan’s matches so far, only coming off on one occasion (1,1151 minutes played). Lazzari, meanwhile, has featured in eleven matches, nine of which he played as a starter (865’).

As for the defensive side of things, Calabria has won 32 challenges (compared to Lazzari’s 2), made 28 clearances (vs. 8) and 15 interceptions (vs. 6). This is explained by the fact that Calabria plays as part of a back four and Lazzari occupies a position higher up the pitch for Inzaghi’s side.

In terms of the attacking phase, the data is much more similar. Both have scored once: Lazzari found the net on matchday two against Cagliari, while Calabria bagged a goal against Genoa during Milan’s twelfth league fixture of the season. Furthermore, both have had two shots on target and produced nine successful crosses. Lazzari has registered one assist so far, while Calabria can boast at having created more chances (12 vs. 5).

When it comes to distributing play, Calabria has completed many more passes (518 vs. 225). As for precision, Lazzari has done better in general (85.2% vs. 80.9%), but Calabria has been more accurate in the opposition half (71.1% vs. 67.9%).

In terms of discipline, both have suffered more fouls than they’ve committed: 20 vs. 14 for Calabria and 15 vs. 13 for Lazzari. The Rossoneri player has received three bookings compared to the Biancocelesti man’s two.