So far this season this is what he's brought to the Blues' engine room: Pass Completion
This was further highlighted in his pass completion
which shot up from a decent 86% to 94% against the Tigers.
Normally we are around 80% in pass completion
, but I think today the figure will be nearer 50.
AGUERO SUAREZ Appearances 17 28 Minutes on pitch 1,198 2,514 Goals 15 29 Mins per goal 80 87 Shots on target 35 72 Shots off target 23 62 Shooting accuracy 60% 54% Chance conversion 26% 22% Blocked shots 12 25 Goal assists 5 11 Mins per chance created 40 32 Total passes 374 1,087 Pass completion
84% 75% HOW THEY MATCH UP THIS SEASON Stats from Opta
The research, "Gender differences in match performance characteristics of soccer players'" also showed the difference in technical characteristics with female players losing the ball more frequently and having a lower pass completion
He's always right up there with the pass completion
stats," he said.
And Celtic's pass completion
rate of just 65 per cent is also the worst in the group stage.
4% Goal Assists 4 5 Key Passes 71 86 Total Passes 1,131 1,203 Pass Completion
79% 77% Total Crosses 272 58 Cross Completion 23% 28% Dribbles & Runs 154 291 Dribble Completion 38% 33% Tackles Made 33 42 Tackles Won 73% 81% Clearances 60 3 Interceptions 42 18 Fouls 24 48 Fouls won 47 61 Offside 11 39
Giving the ball away less often is not the same as having a higher pass completion
rate or spending longer in possession, though in many cases it will be similar.
He owned the season (13) and career (26) touchdown pass records, season pass completion
record (101), and career pass completion
Delhomme connected with wide receiver Muhsin Muhammad on an 85-yard pass for the touchdown to set a Super Bowl longest pass completion
An owner of a professional football team will insist on knowing the measures of a prospective quarterback's performance in college and will pay more for one with a higher pass completion
average, larger number of yards covered on offense per game, and higher percentage of games won than he or she will for a quarterback with lower scores on those key outcomes, provided those outcomes are adjusted for the competition the quarterback's team faced.