Alexis Sanchez comfortably ahead of Salah & Hazard on chance creation graph
- Sanchez has created 6 big chances this season.
- It only took him 11 appearances and 505 minutes.
- He's the best by chances to minute ratio.
Alexis Sanchez may not be living up to expectations at Old Trafford but he's quietly been doing what he does best - creating chances. Even if it's gone unnoticed.
Having played just 505 minutes this season in the Premier League, he's set his teammates up on 6 occasions. It's understandably not the highest number but the important thing here is the ratio and that's where the Chilean's been perfect:
To make it more clear, a big chance is defined as: 'A situation where a player should reasonably be expected to score, usually in a one on one scenario or from very close range when the ball has a clear path to goal and there is low to moderate pressure on the shooter. Penalties are always considered big chances.'
He will create more with more minutes , as simple as that— melo (@utdlah) January 11, 2019
Form is temporary , class is permanent
Sanchez only has one goal in the league in 11 appearances but 3 assists and the stat above cut him some slack. According to another metric, he's been United's best offensive player in the last two games and this could pose a headache for Ole Gunnar Solskjaer picking a team to face Tottenham away on Sunday.
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