French midfielder N’Golo Kanté was one of the champions winning the second title of the tournament. Champions League From the history of Chelsea until he was selected as a candidate for the best player in the world award.
But according to “WhoScored” algorithms, the 30-year-old has no place even in the selection of the main names for the 2020/21 season of the most important club competition on the planet.
In the ideal team of champions crafted by robots that convert stats (number of goals, number of tackles and passing efficiency, among others) into notes, the best central midfielder was Joshua Kimmich (Bayern MunichE) Kevin De Bruyne (Manchester City).
According to the platform, the German finished the continental competition with a score of 7.95, while the Belgian got 7.55 for his performance during the past eight months. Kante, who was shy in the first half and only launched after the arrival of coach Thomas Tuchel in London, came in at 6.86.
Interestingly, the Choice of Champions is set up by “WhoScored?” He has more City players and runners-up than Chelsea, who beat them 1-0 in yesterday’s final, at Estádio do Dragão, in Porto (Portugal).
The Blues had only two representatives on the list: Senegalese goalkeeper Edward Mendy and right-back Cesar Azpilicueta, captain of the London team responsible for lifting the European Champions Cup.
On the other hand, City scored three names in the perfect team for this season: Portuguese left-back Joao Cancelo, despite being banned from the final match, and midfielders De Bruyne and Phil Foden.
Brazil put only one player in the Champions League, NeymarThe number 10 jersey for Paris Saint-Germain, which got 7.64 points, the highest percentage of all attacking midfielders playing on the sides of the field.
According to the algorithms, a great name for the competition was the Norwegian striker Erling Haaland from Borussia Dortmund. The average goalscorer in the season with ten goals was 7.97, just two hundred points behind Kimmish’s second-place scorer, who stood at 7.95. Paris Saint-Germain’s Kylian Mbappe completed the podium with a score of 7.75.
The ranking takes into account only players from the eight clubs that have reached at least the quarter-finals: Chelsea, City, Real MadridParis Saint-Germain, Bayern, Dortmund, Liverpool and Porto.
So names like Lionel Messi (Barcelona) and Juan Cuadrado (both from Juventus) did not enter into the relationship, although they had average scores higher than those chosen for their positions.
G – Edward Mindy (Age, Chelsea) – 7,12
RHB – Cesar Azpilicueta (Spain, Chelsea) 7.12
Z – Christian Romero (Argentina, Atalanta) – 7.67
Z – Niklas Sule (ALE, Bayern de Munique) – 7.27
LE – Joao Cancelo (Burr, Manchester City) – 7.25
M – Joshua Kimmich (ALE, Bayern Munich) – 7.95
M – Kevin De Bruyne (Belgium, Manchester City) – 7.55
MA – Neymar (Brazil, Paris Saint-Germain) – 7.64
MSc – Phil Foden (ING, Manchester City) – 7.56
Kylian Mbappe (France, Paris Saint-Germain) – 7.75
A – Erling Haaland (North, Borussia Dortmund) – 7.97