the 2018/19 eredivisie in numbers

12:00    13 Sep 2018

PSV Eindhoven's Nick Viergever (L) celebrates with his teammate Steven Bergwijn
Ahead of the resumption of the 2018/19 Eredivisie season this coming weekend, we look at the most salient statistics of the campaign thus far.

4 – Eredivisie champions PSV Eindhoven have secured four successive wins at the start of the season. They are the only team to boast a 100 percent record and currently hold a two-point lead over rivals AFC Ajax.

0 – Bottom-of-the-log Fortuna Sittard is the only team which has yet to record a victory.

14 – PSV have the most potent attack, scoring 14 goals in their four matches. The best defence belongs to Ajax, who have shipped just one goal in six hours of football.

14 – ADO Den Haag have the worst disciplinary record, racking up 14 yellow cards. Their defender Tom Beugelsdijk accounts for three of the cautions.

59.9 – The percentage of possession for Ajax so far in the Eredivisie season, the most of any team.

86.1 – Feyenoord are the most accurate in possession of the ball, completing 86.1 percent of their attempted passes.

20 – AZ Alkmaar have managed an average of 20 shots per game – the highest of any team in the Eredivisie.

17 – Heracles average a league high 17 fouls per game, while FC Groningen have the highest average number of tackles at 22 per game.

8.5 – PSV Eindhoven and Ajax both have a league high average of 8.5 shots on target per game.

15 – Vitesse are the most fouled team in the Eredivisie thus far, with an average of 15 in their favour per game.

6 – ADO Den Haag’s Abdenasser El Khayati leads the scoring chart with six goals.

3 – Feyenoord’s Sam Larsson has a league high three assists so far in the 2018/19 season.

93.3 – The pass completion of percentage of Feyenoord’s Jan-Arie van der Heijden, the best of any player in the league.
 

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