The 50 Most Crucial Everton Stats from the season so far

31%  – Leighton Baines has attempted 62 crosses, posting a cross completion of 31% – up 3% on last seasons figure

88% – Jack Rodwell’s pass completion is the highest at the club

2.7 – Saha shot per game – the highest at the club

20 – Fouls committed per game – only 4 clubs have made more.

2.8  – Times per game Fellaini/Osman dispossessed – the most at the club

83% – Tony Hibbert headers won – highest figure from the regular starters.

325  – Average short passes we have made per game this season

10 – Our Average number of shots in away games. The lowest in division

23  – Crosses made per game – last season it was 27

9 – Points taken by Everton in the half time league. 1 less than actual table.

7.69 – Average mileage covered by Fellaini per game– his 7.84 miles against Man City was the highest polled by any player that weekend in the league

4  – Tim Howard has saved four of the last seven penalties that he has faced in the Premier League

46 – Average passes made by Fellaini per game– the most at the club

71% – Lowest pass completion figure (Cahill / Billy)

58 – Velios has scored a goal every 58 minutes during his various cameos.

78% – Everton Pass completion – up 2% on last season

46% – Everton Average possession – down 4% on last season

14  – Number of shots per game this season – 3 up on last season’s total

36% – Everton Shooting Accuracy – down 9% on last season

18 – Average interceptions per game – Up 6 from last season’s figure of 12

15% – Reduction in shots made from inside 18 yard area

13%  – Increase in shots made from outside the 18 yard box

2.8  – Tackles per game made by Fellaini – the most at the club.

60% – Of our goals have been scored  in the last 15 minutes of matches

2.6 – Most chances created per game  (Baines)

8  – Most fouled player in a game  (Drenthe v Fulham)

1.44 – Goals conceded per game

37% – Lowest possession figure (Man City Away)

59% – Most possession in one game (Blackburn Away)

53 % – Aerial duels won – up 6% on last season’s 47%

85% – Of the goals conceded have their origin from our right side

0 – The amount of players Everton have in the EA Index for top 100 players in division.

1.11  – Average goals scored per game – last season 1.34

10  – Points accrued after 9 games – the same points tally as this stage last season

2  – Clean Sheets in 12 months from away games.

37 – Games since we had a 0-0 draw

6  – Most offside’s won in 1 game ( high line v Villa)

4 – Average Shot blocked per game

16 % – Of our passes have been long balls

65 – Amount of long balls on average per game – Norwich highest with 74 (more than Stoke)

5% – Of our total passes are crosses

39% – Attacks focused Down left – only Wolves posted a higher figure

25% – Joint lowest in league for attacking through the middle

26% – Time spent in opposition half – the 2nd highest  in league

1  – Through balls per game – joint lowest in division

1174 – Average reduction in attendance at home games

1  – Clean Sheet this season – Joint Lowest in league

36  – We score every 36 minutes With drenthe on pitch – 6 goals in total

149 – We score every 149 minutes without Drenthe on the pitch – 4 goals in total

100 – On average the number of fewer passes made per game than this stage last season

14 – Senior outfield players available for selection since Anichebe injury which is the smallest pool in the division 

Many thanks to Opta & whoscored.com for some of the data used in this article.

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