In-depth Analysis of Top 5 Big Leagues 2021/22 Season

by | May 18, 2022

Comparisonator platform’s worldwide scouting analysis identifies the best player performances in the Top 5 European Leagues: Premier League, La Liga, Bundesliga, Serie A and Ligue 1 2021-22 seasons so far.

  • Golden XI of Top 5 Big Leagues
  • Silver XI of Top 5 Big Leagues
  • Bronze XI of Top 5 Big Leagues

The Comparisonator team analysed all 33 players been selected to Best Golden & Silver & Bronze XI of Top 5 Big Leagues according to Comparisonator Parameters League rankings and seasonal data of 2021-2022 season so far in their own leagues and amongst all players playing on the same position.

GK: Alisson Becker – Liverpool:

  • Ranking 1st “Clean Sheets” (Total 20 games)
  • Ranking 1st “Goals Conceded” (0.6 per 90 min)
  • Ranking 1st “Exits” (4.69 per 90 min)
  • Ranking 2nd “Successful Passes” (30.29 per 90 min)

LB: João Cancelo – Manchester City:

  • Ranking 1st “Succesful Passes” (74.96 per 90 min)
  • Ranking 1st “Successful passes to final third” (25.97 per 90 min)
  • Ranking 1st “Shots on Target” (0.59 per 90 min)
  • Ranking 2nd “Successful Attacking Actions” (2.88 per 90 min)

CB: Nico Schlotterbeck – SC Freiburg:

  • Ranking 1st “Ball recoveries” & “Interceptions” & “Successful Defensive Actions” in totals
  • Ranking 1st “Comparisonator Total Index”  Best CB player in Bundesliga this season

CB: Virgil van Dijk – Liverpool:

  • Ranking 1st “Comparisonator Total Index” Best CB player in Premier League this season
  • Ranking 1st “Comparisonator Total Defensive Index” 
  • Ranking 2nd “Comparisonator Total Offensive Index” 

RB: Trent Alexander-Arnold – Liverpool:

  • Ranking 1st “Succesful Key Passes” (1.15 per 90 min)
  • Ranking 1st “Succesful Long Passes” (4.04 per 90 min)
  • Ranking 1st “Shot Assists” (1.61 per 90 min)
  • Ranking 2nd “Succesful Passes to Final Third” (24.48 per 90 min)

CMF: Hakan Çalhanoğlu – Inter:

  • Ranking 1st “Comparisonator Index” amongst all players in all positions in Italy Serie A this season, Best Player of Serie A in 2021-22 season so far
  • Ranking 1st “Shot Assists” (2.22 per 90 min)
  • Ranking 1st “Shots” (2.3 per 90 min)
  • Ranking 1st “Expected Assists” (0.63 per 90 min)

CMF: Kevin De Bruyne – Manchester City:

  • Ranking 1st “Comparisonator Index” amongst all players in all positions in England Premier League this season, Best Player of EPL in 2021-22 season so far
  • Ranking 1st “Successful Key Passes” (1.25 per 90 min)
  • Ranking 1st “Successful Passes to the Final Third” (25.79 per 90 min)
  • Ranking 1st “Successful Attacking Actions” (4 per 90 min)

LW: Kylian Mbappé – Paris Saint-Germain:

  • Ranking 1st “Comparisonator Index” amongst all players in all positions in France Ligue 1 this season, Best Player of Ligue 1 in 2021-22 season so far
  • Ranking 1st “Shots” (4.15 per 90 min)
  • Ranking 2nd “Successful Dribbles” (5.4 per 90 min)
  • Ranking 2nd “Successful Attacking Actions” (7.55 per 90 min)

AMF: Thomas Müller – Bayern Munich:

  • Ranking 1st “Successful Passes to the Final Third” (17.48 per 90 min)
  • Ranking 1st “Assists” (0.68 per 90 min)
  • Ranking 1st “Expected Assists” (0.63 per 90 min)
  • Ranking 1st “Received Pass” (51.26 per 90 min)

RW: Mohamed Salah – Liverpool:

  • Ranking 1st “Shots” (3.68 per 90 min)
  • Ranking 1st “Shots on Target” (1.81 per 90 min)
  • Ranking 1st “Expected Goals” (0.64 per 90 min)
  • Ranking 1st “Successful Key Passes” (1.06 per 90 min)

CF: Karim Benzema – Real Madrid:

  • Ranking 1st “Comparisonator Index” amongst all players in all positions in Spain LaLiga this season, Best Player of LaLiga in 2021-22 season so far
  • Ranking 1st “Shots” (4.04 per 90 min)
  • Ranking 1st “Shots on Target” (1.97 per 90 min)
  • Ranking 1st “Expected Goals” (0.86 per 90 min)
  • Ranking 1st “Goals” (0.92 per 90 min)

GK: Mike Maignan – AC Milan:

  • Ranking 1st “Ranking 1st “Clean Sheets” (Total 21 games)
  • Ranking 1st “Goals Conceded” (0.63 per 90 min)
  • Ranking 1st “Comparisonator Defensive Index” 

LB: Jordi Alba – Barcelona:

  • Ranking 1st “Comparisonator Index”
  • Ranking 1st “Successful Passes” (74.67 per 90 min)
  • Ranking 1st “Successful Key Passes” (1.4 per 90 min)
  • Ranking 1st “Successful Passes to the Final Third” (24.13 per 90 min)

CB: Dayot Upamecano – Bayern Munich:

  • Ranking 1st “Received Pass” (69.82 per 90 min)
  • Ranking 1st “Assists” (0.19 per 90 min)
  • Ranking 1st “Expected Assists” (0.17 per 90 min)
  • Ranking 2nd “Successful Passes to the Final Third” (11.09 per 90 min)

CB: Thiago Silva – Chelsea:

  • Ranking 1st “Comparisonator Defensive Index”
  • Ranking 2nd “Passes” (78.01 per 90 min)
  • Ranking 2nd “Successful Passes” (73.18 per 90 min)
  • Ranking 3rd “Received Pass” (63.76 per 90 min)

RB: Juan Cuadrado – Juventus:

  • Ranking 1st “Successful Attacking Actions” (4.45 per 90 min)
  • Ranking 1st “Shots on Target” (0.49 per 90 min)
  • Ranking 1st “Successful Long Passes” (3.46 per 90 min)

DMF: Joshua Kimmich – Bayern Munich:

  • Ranking 1st “Comparisonator Index” amongst all players in all positions in Germany Bundesliga this season, Best Player of Bundesliga in 2021-22 season so far
  • Ranking 1st “Successful Passes” (77.22 per 90 min)
  • Ranking 1st “Successful Passes to the Final Third” (23.59 per 90 min)
  • Ranking 1st “Expected Assists” (0.59 per 90 min)

CMF: Toni Kroos – Real Madrid:

  • Ranking 1st “Shots” (2.05 per 90 min)
  • Ranking 1st “Successful Passes” (84.58 per 90 min)
  • Ranking 1st “Successful Passes to the Final Third” (28.07 per 90 min)
  • Ranking 1st “Ball Loses in His Own Half” (0.5 per 90 min)

LW: Vinicius Junior – Real Madrid:

  • Ranking 1st “Successful Dribbles” (5.09 per 90 min)
  • Ranking 1st “Successful Attacking Actions” (7.06 per 90 min)
  • Ranking 1st “Shots on Target” (1.48 per 90 min)
  • Ranking 2nd “Successful Passes to the Final Third” (21.15 per 90 min)

AMF: Heung-min Son – Tottenham Hotspur:

  • Ranking 1st “Goals” (0.68 per 90 min)
  • Ranking 1st “Expected Goals” (0.42 per 90 min)
  • Ranking 1st “Shots on Target” (1.4 per 90 min)

RW: Lionel Messi – Paris Saint-Germain:

  • Ranking 1st “Successful Passes to the Final Third” (25.6 per 90 min)
  • Ranking 1st “Successful Key Passes” (1.58 per 90 min)
  • Ranking 1st “Assists” (0.53 per 90 min)
  • Ranking 1st “Expected Assists” (0.54 per 90 min)

CF: Robert Lewandowski – Bayern Munich:

  • Ranking 1st “Expected Goals” (1.03 per 90 min)
  • Ranking 1st “Shots on Target” (2.49 per 90 min)
  • Ranking 1st “Shots” (4.41 per 90 min)
  • Ranking 2nd “Head Shots” (0.46 per 90 min)

GK: Thibaut Courtois – Real Madrid:

  • Ranking 2nd “Clean Sheets” (Total 15 games)
  • Ranking 2nd “Goals Conceded” (0.78 per 90 min)

LB: Andrew Robertson – Liverpool:

  • Ranking 1st “Successful Key Passes” (0.79 per 90 min)
  • Ranking 1st “Assists” (0.34 per 90 min)
  • Ranking 2nd “Expected Assists” (0.37 per 90 min)
  • Ranking 3rd “Successful Passes to the Final Third” (19.66 per 90 min)

CB: Gerard Piqué – Barcelona:

  • Ranking 1st “Ball Recoveries in the Opponent Half” (1.5 per 90 min)
  • Ranking 2nd “Ball Recoveries” (9.45 per 90 min)
  • Ranking 2nd “Successful Passes” (61.81 per 90 min)
  • Ranking 3rd “Aerial Duels Won” (4.14 per 90 min)

CB: Bremer – Torino FC:

  • Ranking 1st “Comparisonator Defensive Index” amongst CB players in Serie A
  • Ranking 1st “Successful defensive actions” (22.43 per 90 min)
  • Ranking 1st “Defensive duels won” (11.3 per 90 min)
  • Ranking 1st “Aerial Duels Won” (5.43 per 90 min)

RB: Reece James – Chelsea:

  • Ranking 1st “Successful Passes” (62.48 per 90 min)
  • Ranking 2nd “Successful passes to the final third” (22.29 per 90 min)
  • Ranking 3rd “Crosses” (3.72 per 90 min)

DMF: Rodri – Manchester City:

  • Ranking 1st “Successful passes to the final third” (19.6 per 90 min)
  • Ranking 1st “Ball recoveries in the opponent half” (2.82 per 90 min)
  • Ranking 1st “Successful passes” (76.41 per 90 min)
  • Ranking 2nd “Ball recoveries” (6.66 per 90 min)

DMF: Aurélien Tchouaméni – AS Monaco:

  • Ranking 1st “Defensive duels won” (6.62 per 90 min)
  • Ranking 1st “Ball recoveries” (7.46 per 90 min)
  • Ranking 1st “Ball recoveries in the opponent half” (2.63 per 90 min)

LW: Neymar – Paris Saint-Germain:

  • Ranking 1st “Successful passes” (49.25 per 90 min)
  • Ranking 1st “Successful key passes” (1.5 per 90 min)
  • Ranking 1st “Successful passes to the final third” (23.32 per 90 min)
  • Ranking 3rd “Successful attacking actions” (6.2 per 90 min)

AMF: Mason Mount – Chelsea:

  • Ranking 1st “Successful passes to the final third” (20.6 per 90 min)
  • Ranking 1st “Ball losses in his own half” (0.85 per 90 min)
  • Ranking 3rd “Shots” (2.66 per 90 min)
  • Ranking 3rd “Goals” (0.44 per 90 min)

RW: Domenico Berardi – US Sassuolo:

  • Ranking 1st “Shots” (3.16 per 90 min)
  • Ranking 1st “Shots on Target” (1.47 per 90 min)
  • Ranking 1st “Successful key passes” (0.94 per 90 min)
  • Ranking 3rd “Successful long passes” (2.13 per 90 min)

CF: Erling Haaland – Borussia Dortmund:

  • Ranking 2nd “Expected goals” (0.79 per 90 min)
  • Ranking 2nd “Ball Loses” (7.74 per 90 min)
  • Ranking 3rd “Shots” (3.25 per 90 min)
  • Ranking 3rd “Shots on Target” (1.69 per 90 min)
  • Ranking 3rd “Goals” (0.98 per 90 min)

Selected via Comparisonator machine learning index.
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Tarkan Batgun is scouting & match analysis specialist with more than 20 years in football field, worked as a scouting director & head of performance analysis inside clubs, lectured in federations, currently working as the CEO of Comparisonator platform.

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