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Messi vs Salah - who is the better player?

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Messi
Salah

#1 in 1vs1 Index
French Ligue 1

#1 in Assists
French Ligue 1

#1 in Assists outside the box
French Ligue 1

#1 in Key passes
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#1 in Chance creation
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#2 in Shots on target
French Ligue 1

#2 in Assists inside the box
French Ligue 1

#3 in Assists inside the box
French Ligue 1

Top 5 in Expected Assists (xA)
French Ligue 1

Top 5 in Assists
French Ligue 1

Top 5 in Expected Goals (xG)
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Top 5 in Big chances
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Top 10 in Shots on target
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Top 10 in Chance creation
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Scouting report
Messi
Salah
% Per 90 Metric Per 90 %
97.7%
0.53 Goals 0.35
95.89%
99.93%
5.13 Key passes 1.43
98.05%
48.4%
83 Pass completion, % 79
29.64%
39.26%
45 Challenges won, % 28
8.3%
62.97%
0.06 xG conversion 0.04
56%
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Strengths & Weaknesses
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Messi vs Salah Detailed Stats
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    Playmaking

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    Passing

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    Defense

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Is Messi better than Salah? Here is our 1vs1 opinion:

Who has more goals in 2022/2023? Lionel Messi or Mohamed Salah?

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  • Lionel Messi’s has the following offensive skills. He has 8 goals and a total of 35 shots on goals. This results in a goal conversion rate of 58%. He had a total of 45 big chances. Expected goals can only be provided to logged in users.
  • Mohamed Salah has the following offensive skills. He has 7 goals and a total of 25 shots on goals. This results in a goal conversion rate of 44%. He had a total of 40 big chances.

Who has more assists in 2022/2023? Lionel Messi or Mohamed Salah?

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  • Regarding the passing and playmaking skills we can see the following picture. Lionel Messi has a total of 11 asssists, 78 key passes (these are passes leading to a shot on goal) and he created a total of 57 chances.
  • Mohamed Salah has a total of 5 assists, 29 key passes and he created a total of 29 chances.
  • Another important metric to measure the players performance is the pass completion rate in general and more importantly the pass completion rate into the opponents box – because this is where most goals are made. Lionel Messi has a pass completion rate of 59% for passes into the box. Mohamed Salah has a pass completion rate of 60% for passes into the box.
  • Expected goals, expected goal build up and expected goal chain value are only visible to our logged in users.

Who is better in defense: Lionel Messi or Mohamed Salah?

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  • Lets have a look at Lionel Messi’s and Mohamed Salah’s defensive skills. Lionel Messi has a total of 1 blocks, 5 aerial duels and a total number of 27 tackles.
  • Mohamed Salah has a total of 0 blocks, 38 aerial duels and a total number of 23 tackles.

Summary

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Given all statistical values we believe that Lionel Messi is the better player at the moment. Please feel free to discuss with us – the comment box is below. We will be happy to reply.

What do you think? Share your views In the comments (33)
Sujan Bidari
3 weeks ago
There is no comparison between Messi and Salah. Messi is best in everything.
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Joshua David Booker
2 months ago
Salah, you inspired me to become a footballer one day.
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