The addition of Amin Sarr to the Lyon attack in Ligue 1 will be a major boost to the team. Sarr is a highly talented and experienced attacker who is capable of creating chances as well as scoring goals. He is a creative playmaker who can provide assists and key passes, as well as drive the ball into the box and create chances for his teammates. His versatility will also be beneficial to Lyon, as he can play out wide, in the middle, or even upfront. He is also a great dribbler and can take players on with his skill and pace. Below, we look at his stats from the Dutch top flight this season.
Overall performance in Seria A 2022/23
The viz above shows the percentile rank of the player’s stats compared to other centre forwards in the Dutch top flight for the 2022–23 season. He has played 19 matches for his club. Sarr ranks in the top 80 percentile for his possession stats. Other areas where the player does well include expected goal contribution, opponent’s penalty area touches, passes per 90 and positioning. He also ranks well in winning defensive duels and making regains in the opponent’s half.
Sarr in front of the goal
Sarr is a crucial part of his side’s attack. In the 2022–23 Dutch top flight, Amin Sarr played 19 matches. He has 17 shots on target from a total of 46 and has scored five goals (4.89 xG). The player averages 23 passes per game, has an 80% pass completion rate and has four assists. All of his goals have come from inside and around the six-yard box, along with a few attempts on goal from outside the box. He averages 2.54 shots per 90 minutes with 39% accuracy.
Amin Sarr likes to progress the ball in the final third of the pitch. He attempts 4.21 dribbles per match, with 52.4% of them being successful. Most of his action is in the middle and final third of the pitch. His confidence and ability to progress the ball are what make him worth more and are one of the reasons behind his success. He averages 2.82 progressive runs per match and makes penetrating carries into the penalty area, averaging 4.05 touches in the opponent’s penalty area.
The above viz is a representation of shot assists for Amin Sarr. With four assists, he has an xA of 3.04 for the matches played. He averages 0.28 assists in the current season and makes 0.96 shot assists per 90. Most of the actions have been taken inside the box, with some in the final third. He makes 1.3 passes into the final third per 90 with an accuracy rate of 88%. He averages 1.5 passes into the penalty area with a pass accuracy of 43.3%.
Ultimately, the addition of Sarr will be a major boost to the team‘s attack and will help them create more goal–scoring opportunities. He will look to help Lyon finish at the top and qualify for European competition next season. Lyon will look forward to having him on the pitch and getting going as soon as possible.
Visuals via TFA data viz engine