City 1 - 1 Napoli: Stat hit

MANCHESTER, ENGLAND - SEPTEMBER 14: Sergio Aguero of Manchester City competes with Walter Gargano of Napoli during the UEFA Champions League Group A match between Manchester City and SSC Napoli at the Etihad Stadium on September 14, 2011 in Manchester, England. (Photo by Scott Heavey/Getty Images)

You can check out my thoughts on last nights game here and my review for Championsleague.ca here, but here are the numbers from last night's game:

 

City

Napoli

Goals

1

1

Total shots

16

11

Shots on target

4

2

Total passes

670

320

Crosses

28

19

Pass %

86%

70%

Possession

68%

32%

Offside

1

1

Aerial duels

64%

36%

Dribbles won

9

8

Tackles won

9

23

Fouls

12

13

Yellow cards

1

4

Red cards

0

0

 

And some individual stats that stood out for me:

  • Edin Dzeko and Sergio Aguero led City in shots with 5 and 3 respectively, but both only had 1 shot on target. The vaunted trio of Marek Hamsik, Ezequiel Lavezzi and Edinson Cavani had 2 apiece for Napoli.
  • Samir Nasri had 4 key passes, with Aguero, Yaya Toure and Aleksandar Kolarov with 3 apiece.
  • Passing leaders were Toure (119), Gareth Barry (111), Pablo Zabaleta (91) and David Silva (91). Toure was 12/12 when attempting long balls. For Napoli, Walter Gargano made 61, Hamsik 59 and Juan Zuniga 57.
  • Passing percentages were down though and the usually high Toure (90%), Nasri (88%), Aguero (86%), Silva (85%) and Barry (84%) all lower than their Premier League average. The leaders? Defenders Zabaleta (95%), Joleon Lecott (92%) and Vincent Kompany (92%). However, Only Gokhan Inler (84%) and Cavani (81%) were over 80% for the Italians.
  • Lescott led the way with 11 defensive clearances, followed by Zabaleta with 6 and Kompany with 4. Hugo Campagnaro made 13 clearances, followed by Paolo Cannavaro 9 and Salvatore Aronica 5.
  • Kompany and Barry both had 5 interceptions apiece and Barry and Toure led the way in tackles with 3 apiece. Napoli fared much better with Campagnaro 8 tackles, Gargano 5 and Inler 4, whilst Campagnaro had 5 interceptions.
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