Top 5 players in world cup so far.
The World Cup is now in full swing, with the Round of 16 starting this weekend.
According to SofaScore stats, the top 10 are (including each player’s rating):
- Antoine Griezmann (8.70)
- Bruno Fernandes (8.60)
- Wojciech Szczesny (8.10)
- Medhi Taremi (7.95)
- Ener Valencia (7.90)
- Adrian Rabiot (7.85)
- Theo Hernandez (7.85)
- Lionel Messi (7.80)
- Mohammed Kuds (7.80)
- Casemiro (7.80)
player dropped out of the top ten The first round of the game included Bukayo Saka and Jude Bellingham after England’s 0–0 draw with the United States, and Richarlison of Brazil in a 1–0 win over Switzerland.
Here’s a closer look at the top five.
It may come as a surprise to some, but Antoine Griezmann is statistically the best performer at the World Cup so far, with an average Sofascore rating of 8.70.
He’s yet to score a goal, but has assists to his name while creating five big chances in France’s victories over Australia and Denmark.
Griezmann averages 4.5 key passes, 1 shot on target, 4 accurate long balls and 5 duels per game.
Few fans will be surprised to see Bruno Fernandes score twice against Uruguay to finish in the top five (despite Cristiano Ronaldo doing his best to score the first goal).
Fernandez also averaged 1.5 key passes per game and five accurate long balls per game.
Szczesny was the best goalkeeper in the World Cup to date.
The Polish number one has kept two clean sheets to his name, while also saving penalties, averaging 4.5 saves per game.
On the first day, Iran struggled with a 6-2 loss to England, but shocked Wales with a 2-0 victory.
Mehdi Taremi scored both goals to sweep England from defeat and also set up one against Wales.
Valencia have done well for Ecuador, who have high hopes of qualifying from Group A ahead of a clash with Senegal.
He has scored three goals in two games, making him the tournament’s joint top scorer alongside Kylian Mbappe.
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