Cody Gakpo: key stats (Eredivisie 2022/2023)

Liverpool have acted early to sign Gapko

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As confirmed by multiple media outlets last night, Liverpool have been quick out of the blocks when it comes to the January transfer window and has agreed a fee for PSV and Netherlands attacker Cody Gakpo.

Gakpo has long been touted as a future star of the game and he’s really come to the fore for his club side this year, with Gakpo becoming the dominant attacking player in Eredivisie this season and stats back that up. Here at DaveOCKOP, we’ve spent some time compiling the best stats on Liverpool’s future player so that you can see them for yourselves below.

GOALS

Gakpo scored 9 goals in 14 starts (the highest scorer in the league).

Gakpo has scored against Emmen (twice), Volendam (hat-trick), Excelsior, Waalwijk, Feyenoord, Heerenven.

Followed by – Danilo (Feyenoord) – 8, Brobbey (Ajax) – 8, Bergwijn (Ajax) – 8, Simons (PSV) – 8

xG

The highest xG in the league – 7,45 (average per 90 minutes – 0,67)

Followed by – Brobbey (Ajax) – 6,29, Simons (PSV) – 6,08, Danilo (Feyenoord) – 5,78

ASSISTS

The best assistant in the league – 11 goal passes (xA – 9,07, second highest in the league)

Followed by – Tadic (Ajax) – 8, Tannane (NEC) – 7

TOTAL SHOTS

The most shots in the league – 47 (average per 90 minutes – 3,51), xG/shot – 0,16

Followed by – Tannane (NEC) – 42, Yilmaz (Fortuna) – 42

KEY PASSES (average per 90 minutes)

The best in the league – 4,03

Followed by – Tadic (Ajax) – 3,6, Kökçü (Feyenoord) – 2,32

DEEP COMPLETIONS (average per 90 minutes)

A non-cross pass that is targeted to the zone within 20 metres of the opponent’s goal.

9th best in the league – 2,16

Leaders – Tadic (Ajax) – 4,51, van Brederode (AZ)

ATTACK CONTRIBUTION (xG Chain)

A metric that assigns the xG value of a shot to every player that made any action in the attack that led to the shot. A general-purpose metric for attacking contribution

The best in the league – 1,50 per 90 minutes

Followed by – Tadic (Ajax) – 1,49, Berghuis (Ajax) – 1,31

TOUCHES IN PENALTY AREA (average per 90 minutes)

6th in the league – 5,0

Leaders – Bergwijn (Ajax) – 7,91, Tadic (Ajax) – 7,62, Brobbey (Ajax) – 7,29

OFFSIDES (average per 90 minutes)

3rd in the league – 0,97

Leaders – Veerman (Volendam) – 1,38, Yılmaz (Fortuna) – 1,15

DRIBBLES (average per 90 minutes)/succesful

8th in the league – 7,76 (54%)

Leaders – Ould-Chikh (Volendam) – 10,6, Dilrosun (Feyenoord) – 9,06, Manhoef (Vitess) – 8,46

FOULS SUFFERED

10th in the league – 2,16

Leaders – Azarkan (Excelsior) – 3,33, Lobete (Waalwijk) – 2,66

OFFENSIVE DUELS (average per 90 minutes)/ succesful

3rd in the league – 16,72 (41%)

Leaders – Misidjan (Twente) – 17,79, Ould-Chikh (Volendam) – 16,88

CORNERS (average per 90 minutes)

2nd in the league – 6,34

Leader – Wittek (Vitesse) – 6,59

Followed by – Tadic (Ajax) – 4,37

INDIRECT FREE KICKS (average per 90 minutes)

6th in the league – 1,19

Leaders – Rommens (Go Ahead Eagles) – 2,07, Tannane (NEC) – 1,69

Photos – PSV

Stats – Wyscout

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