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Messi vs van Dijk - who is the better player?

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Messi
van Dijk

#1 in Pass Progression Value
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#2 in Assists inside the box
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#2 in Assists
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#2 in Key passes
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#2 in Assists via open play
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#3 in 1vs1 Index
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#3 in Chance creation
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Top 5 in Passes into final third
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Messi vs van Dijk Detailed Stats
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Market value 2021/22
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Is Messi better than van Dijk? Here is our 1vs1 opinion:

Who has more goals in 2021/2022? Lionel Messi or Virgil van Dijk?

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  • Lionel Messi’s has the following offensive skills. He has 6 goals and a total of 26 shots on goals. This results in a goal conversion rate of 31%. He had a total of 45 big chances. Expected goals can only be provided to logged in users.
  • Virgil van Dijk has the following offensive skills. He has 3 goals and a total of 14 shots on goals. This results in a goal conversion rate of 56%. He had a total of 17 big chances.

Who has more assists in 2021/2022? Lionel Messi or Virgil van Dijk?

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  • Regarding the passing and playmaking skills we can see the following picture. Lionel Messi has a total of 14 asssists, 83 key passes (these are passes leading to a shot on goal) and he created a total of 66 chances.
  • Virgil van Dijk has a total of 1 assists, 6 key passes and he created a total of 10 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. Virgil van Dijk has a pass completion rate of 32% 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 Virgil van Dijk?

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Summary

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Given all statistical values we believe that Virgil van Dijk 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.

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