van Dijk
Liverpool FC
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Arsenal FC
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van Dijk vs Saka - who is the better player?

Records
van Dijk
Saka

#1 in Successful dribbles, %
Premier League

#1 in One-touch passes
Premier League

#1 in Expected Goal Build-Up (xGBuildup)
Premier League

#2 in Passes
Premier League

Top 10 in Pass interceptions own half
Premier League

Top 10 in Challenges won, %
Premier League

Top 10 in Air challenges won
Premier League

Top 10 in Expected Goal Chain
Premier League

#1 in Assists outside the box
Premier League

#2 in Assists
Premier League

#2 in 1vs1 Index
Premier League

#3 in Tackles opponent's half
Premier League

Top 5 in Assists inside the box
Premier League

Top 5 in Assists via setplay
Premier League

Top 10 in Expected Goal Chain
Premier League

Top 10 in Chance creation
Premier League

Scouting report
van Dijk
Saka
% Per 90 Metric Per 90 %
54.33%
0.07 Goals 0.29
91.26%
57.1%
0.33 Key passes 1.01
90.27%
95.38%
92 Pass completion, % 83
50%
98.93%
76 Challenges won, % 46
40.48%
60.65%
0.05 xG conversion 0.07
65.13%
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Strengths & Weaknesses
van Dijk
Saka
van Dijk vs Saka Detailed Stats
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    Goals

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    Playmaking

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    Passing

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    Defense

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Market value 2022/2023
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Is van Dijk better than Saka? Here is our 1vs1 opinion:

Who has more goals in 2022/2023? Virgil van Dijk or Bukayo Saka?

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  • Virgil van Dijk’s has the following offensive skills. He has 1 goals and a total of 0 shots on goals. This results in a goal conversion rate of 25%. He had a total of 6 big chances. Expected goals can only be provided to logged in users.
  • Bukayo Saka has the following offensive skills. He has 4 goals and a total of 9 shots on goals. This results in a goal conversion rate of 32%. He had a total of 16 big chances.

Who has more assists in 2022/2023? Virgil van Dijk or Bukayo Saka?

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  • Regarding the passing and playmaking skills we can see the following picture. Virgil van Dijk has a total of 0 asssists, 5 key passes (these are passes leading to a shot on goal) and he created a total of 2 chances.
  • Bukayo Saka has a total of 6 assists, 14 key passes and he created a total of 19 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. Virgil van Dijk has a pass completion rate of 20% for passes into the box. Bukayo Saka has a pass completion rate of 64% 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: Virgil van Dijk or Bukayo Saka?

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Summary

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Given all statistical values we believe that Bukayo Saka 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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