Suarez vs RVP
This super Sunday features the to be consider by most one of the biggest rivalry in English football. Manchester Utd vs Liverpool. For a preview for that match I will be comparing the two top goal scorers currently in the premiership. Luis Suarez and Robin Van Persie
Currently this season robin van Persie has 16 goals while Suarez has 15. Suarez has 29 more shots than Van Persie which leads with Suarez having a lower conversion rate than Van Persie.
Both of these players can be seen as the main goal scoring threat for their clubs. With Suarez getting 48% of all of Liverpool league goals and robin van Persie getting 31% of all of Manchester Utd league goals.
When analyzing the stats we can see that Suarez has more shots then robin van Persie with Suarez averaging a shot every 20 minutes and robin van Persie averaging a shot every 26 minutes. Suarez has an shooting accuracy of 46% and robin van Persie with an accuracy of 51%. However we can see that robin van Persie is the better finisher with a conversion rate of 25% compared to Suarez rate of 16%
When looking at some passing stats we can see that Suarez is a more creative player with him creating 56 chances compared to Van Persie 22 chances created. However even with Suarez creating more than double amount of chances, Van Persie has double the amount of assists then Suarez this can be because Van Persie has more finishers around him
Van Persie and Suarez are both quality players but we can see that robin van Persie is the better player when it comes to the finishing department with his Superior conversation rate of 25%. However Suarez is the better creative player with him creating a chance every 32 minutes