When it comes to passing, shooting and crossing one team outclassed all others in the World Cup group stage. When it came to winning, sadly, Germany didn’t do quite so well
The group stage is over, 48 of the 64 matches have been played, 122 goals have been scored and after the first rest day of the tournament this is the perfect time for a statistical analysis of the World Cup so far. So let’s take a deep breath and dive into a worryingly deep but also enjoyably refreshing sea of stats.
Written by Simon Burnton
This news first appeared on https://www.theguardian.com/football/2018/jun/29/the-best-passers-hardest-workers-and-slowest-players-of-the-world-cup-so-far under the title “The best passers, hardest workers and slowest players of the World Cup so far”. Bolchha Nepal is not responsible or affiliated towards the opinion expressed in this news article.