Noble was OPTA’s best player on the pitch


Mark NobleDespite missing a penalty OPTA stats show Mark Noble was by far the best West Ham player on the pitch on Saturday.

In general play Mark scored 69 points while West ham worst performer Carlton Cole scored -29.

When it came to passes attempted it was Mark Mobile again leading the way with 75, joint equal with Spurs Nabil Bentaleb .

In passing accuracy new boy Cheikhou Kouyaté  managed 97% compared with Aaron Lennon’s 94%

The most Frequent Pass Combination for West Ham was Mark Noble to Aaron Cresswell which was completed 11 times.

It should come as no surprise that  West Ham: Mark Noble managed to earn the record for most touches in the game with 100 with Etienne Capoue next best at 91.

Mark Noble also took the honour for most key passes equaling 3 with  Andros Townsend

In the successful Crosses stat Mark shown again with 4 out of West Ham’s 8 successful crosses during the game. Noble also didn’t let the side down defensively recording the most successful tackles during the match at 5.

Noble finished the match with a Sqauwka Performance score  of 64, which was nearly 30 points better than the next highest performance score for West Ham.

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  • Michael Miller says:

    That’s -29 (minus 29) for Carlton Cole then – surprised he got that much – he was hopeless (along with Vaz Te)

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