EA SPORTS reveals the Premier League’s most successful crossers of the ball so far this season.

EA SPORTS that reveals the Premier League’s most successful crossers of the ball so far this season.

Despite West Ham getting off to an indifferent start in the Premier League, one area of success has been the effect of fullback Aaron Cresswell getting down their left flank. Cresswell tops the leaderboard for both total crosses attempted, 53, and successful crosses, 9. His total of 53 crosses represents a massive 15 more crosses than the next highest player, Cedric Soares on 38.

Even players with the best trying to make predictions won’t be able to come to terms that Cresswell is the league’s most successful crosser. Even the likes of Sanchez, Hazard, Sterling, Sane, Mane, Salah and others.

Player Total Cross (No corners) Accurate Cross (No corners)
Aaron Cresswell 53 9
Cédric Soares 38 6
Kevin De Bruyne 37 6
Christian Eriksen 37 6
Dusan Tadic 35 6
Marc Albrighton 34 5
Matt Ritchie 34 5
Charlie Daniels 34 3
Aaron Mooy 33 5
Martin Olsson 32 5

If a the curacy of the cross is taken into account, then from a list of players who have attempted a minimum of 10 crosses, Joseph Gomez, Steven Davis, and Chicharito all top the list with 40% of their crosses meeting their mark.

Player % Accurate Crosses Total Cross (No corners) Accurate crosses (No corners)
Joseph Gomez 40% 15 6
Steven Davis 40% 10 4
Chicharito 40% 10 4
Nathan Redmond 40% 10 4
Mohamed Salah 36% 11 4
Isaac Hayden 36% 11 4
Erik Pieters 36% 14 5
Jordon Ibe 36% 14 5
Craig Dawson 33% 15 5
Daley Blind 33% 12 4

 

 

Data Courtesy of EA SPORTS, the Lead Partner of the Premier League. 

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