Who have been the top performers in EURO 2020 so far? | UEFA EURO 2020


As the UEFA EURO 2020 quarter-finals approached, there were plenty of players showing their class in the finals, but who was the best?

Here are some of the onsite metrics we have available to rank the top performers so far.

Alipay’s top scorer

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5 Cristiano Ronaldo (Portugal) +1 assist, 360 minutes
4 Patrik Schick (Czech Republic) 0 assists, 325 minutes
4 Karim Benzema (France) 0 assists, 349 minutes
4 Emil Forsberg (Sweden) 0 assists, 371 minutes

With five goals, Cristiano Ronaldo could still become the top scorer in UEFA EURO 2020. Of the four players, only Patrik Schick reached the quarter-finals, but three other contenders for the last eight – Switzerland’s Haris Seferović, the Englishman Raheem Sterling and Dutchman Romelu Lukaku – scored three goals. Antoine Griezmann was the top scorer at EURO 2016 with six goals; Michel Platini set a record nine in the 1984 final.

FedEx Performance Zone

88829: Cristiano Ronaldo (Portugal)
74277: Patrick Schick (Czech Republic)
67787: Robin Gosens (Germany)
64486: Andriy Yarmolenko (Ukraine)
62771: Luka Modrić (Croatia)
62523: Georginio Wijnaldum (Netherlands)
62420: Pablo Sarabia (Spain)
60986: Thomas Meunier (Belgium)
60595: Joakim Mæhle (Denmark)
60368: Emil Forsberg (Sweden)

Joakim Mæhle: FedEx fast riser and EURO Fantasy windfall

Joakim Mæhle: FedEx fast riser and EURO Fantasy windfallUEFA via Getty Images

The FedEx Performance Zone tracks players for their countries at UEFA EURO 2020, with data fed into a specially designed algorithm to create rankings. The performance of the group stage has been weighted equally, while matches in subsequent rounds of the competition are increasingly weighted – players knocked out in the current rankings will likely be left behind by players in later rounds. .

Heineken Match Star

2 Romelu Lukaku (Belgium)
2 Denzel Dumfries (Netherlands)
2 Leonardo Spinazzola (Italy)
2 Sergio Busquets (Spain)

UEFA technical observers decide who is honored, with the official Heineken match star being awarded to the successful candidate after full time. An upgrade from the usual Man of the Match award, the custom handcrafted Star of the Match trophies took months to make and are hand sanded, painted, polished and finished with the Heineken Red Star. . Only four players have recovered two so far.

Just Eat Takeaway.com Fantasy Football Top Scorers

The fantasy star buys Thomas Meunier

The fantasy star buys Thomas MeunierUEFA via Getty Images

27: Raheem Sterling (England) – transfer value € 9.7 million
27: Patrik Schick (Czech Republic) – € 8.6m
27: Thomas Meunier (Belgium) – € 5.7 M
25: Jordan Pickford (England) – 5.7 M €
24: Andriy Yarmolenko (Ukraine) – € 8.7m
24: John Stones (England) – 5.7 M €

The eliminated players have already been taken out of the EURO Fantasy game, leaving Raheem Sterling, Patrik Schick and Thomas Meunier as the star buys, their point totals based on a combination of individual and team performance metrics. Among the best deals of the competition, the Dane Joakim Mæhle has an extraordinary value for money: 23 points for a miser of 4.7 million euros.

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Longest distance traveled (km)

48.7: Marcel Sabitzer (Austria)
47.2: Albin Ekdal (Sweden)
46.9: Pedro (Spain)
46.3: Remo Freuler (Switzerland)
46.3: Tomáš Souček (Czech Republic)
46.2: N’Golo Kanté (France)
46.2: Jorginho (Italy)

In terms of raw effort and hitting the pitch, Austrian midfielder Marcel Sabitzer has delivered more hard yards in the first four days of UEFA EURO 2020 than any other player. Pedri will only have to cover a modest 300m (perhaps three lengths of pitch in St. Petersburg) to climb to second place in Spain’s quarter-final standings against Switzerland.

Maximum speed (km / h)

Italian speed trader Leonardo Spinazzola

Italian speed trader Leonardo SpinazzolaUEFA via Getty Images

33.8: Leonardo Spinazzola (Italy)
33.8: Loïc Négo (Hungary)
33.7: Kingsley Coman (France)
33.6: Cody Gakpo (Netherlands)
33.5: Daniel James (Wales)

Rhythm alone cannot win matches, but there are a lot of extraordinary athletes at UEFA EURO 2020. It is currently a photo finish between Leonardo Spinazzola and Loïc Négo to find out who did the sprint on faster tournaments. For comparison, Usain Bolt’s average speed during his record 100m of 9.58 seconds was around 37.6 km / h.

Passes completed

390: Aymeric Laporte (Spain) – 97% accuracy
353: Toni Kroos (Germany) – 90.5%
304: Rúben Dias (Portugal) – 92.5%
301: Mats Hummels (Germany) – 97.3%
297: Jorginho (Italy) – 94.3%

With possession being nine tenths of the law in football, players who can successfully circulate the ball are an important component of performing teams, and Spain defender Aymeric Laporte has been the master of passes so far at the UEFA EURO 2020, with 390 of its 403 balls finding their place. target. England defender Reece James (99%) has the best passing accuracy in the final to date, despite only making 84 relatively modest completed passes (out of 85 attempted).


Swiss service provider Steven Zuber

Swiss service provider Steven ZuberUEFA via Getty Images

4 Steven Zuber (Switzerland)
3 Pierre-Emile Højbjerg (Denmark)

Only two players were credited with more than two assists in the final; Højbjerg contributed 33.3% of Denmark’s nine goals, while midfielder Zuber provided the assist for four of Switzerland’s seven goals.

Most fouled players

13 lvaro Morata (Spain)
11 Paul Pogba (France)
ten Jorginho (Italy)
ten Koke (Spain)
ten Pedro (Spain)
ten László Kleinheisler (Hungary)
ten Andrea Belotti (Italy)

If being fouled is some sort of backhanded compliment – an acknowledgment that a player cannot be arrested by any legal means – then Spain claim to be the best team in the tournament, with three of their players. doing the most sins. against the top five.

Recovered bullets

Ukrainian Mykola Matviyenko

Ukrainian Mykola MatviyenkoUEFA via Getty Images

38 Stefan de Vrij (Netherlands)
37 Mykola Matviyenko (Ukraine)
32 Manuel Akanji (Switzerland)
32 Martin Hinteregger (Austria)
32 Simon Kjær (Denmark)

There is no conventional measure of “tigerishness” in midfield, but when it comes to grab possession Ukraine, Switzerland and Denmark have the greatest quarterfinals . Mykola Matviyenko is the highest-ranked ball scavenger in the competition, and Andriy Shevchenko’s squad also has the sixth and seventh scavengers on this list: Oleksandr Karavaev (30) and Illia Zabarnyi (29).

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