AS Saint-Etienne : A mind-blowing stat highlights the Greens’ biggest handicap | ASSE News

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If the draw against OL, won at the last second thanks to a penalty from Wahbi Khazri, was celebrated as a victory, AS Saint-Etienne remains last in the Ligue 1 standings after 9 days. In lack of offensive realism, feverish defensively, Claude Puel’s team sends few positive signs to its supporters. Especially since a statistic published by the MSV Foot Twitter account highlights an incredible technical deficiency for this level.

This statistic is that ASSE misses an average of 21.4 checks per match! This is the worst total among the five major European leagues. At the French level, the penultimate, FC Metz, is at 19.3. When we know that blocks are a bit of a specialty of Ligue 1, missing a control necessarily leads to a dangerous situation for the Greens …

ASSE, the team that misses the most checks among the European Top 5

Last in the standings, ASSE is the team among the five major European championships which misses the most checks per match, ie 21.4. A figure that partly explains why the Greens have been in such difficulty since the start of the season.

Raphael Nouet