MVP 2020-2021: Romero best defender

The award from the Lega Serie A

Cristian Romero is the best defender of the 2020-2021 sports season! The Lega Serie A announced it by naming the MVP for each position of the season that has just ended and by giving this prestigious and important award to the Nerazzurri number 17, who had an extraordinary season.

The ranking – reads the official statement of the Lega Serie A – was drawn up according to the statistical surveys of Stats Perform, with the help of tracking data recorded by Netco Sports. The rating system, patented in 2010 with K-Sport and scientifically validated, considers not only statistical data and technical events, but also positional data. This allows them to analyze crucial aspects such as off-the-ball movements and therefore optimal movements, game choices, the contribution to the technical and physical efficiency of the team, which allow an objective and qualitative evaluation of performance. For the final calculation, all the matches played in Serie A TIM, TIMVISION Cup and PS5 Supercup were considered.

Among the main features that allowed the Nerazzurri shirt number 17 to prevail over other players, the following data are highlighted:

– Technical Efficiency index of 92,1%;
– Extremely rapid at shortening the distance from the opponents, he holds the record for Defensive Aggressiveness (95,1%);
– Effective in covering the spaces and anticipating the opponent’s plays (K-Solution 93.7%), it exceeds 92% of Efficiency in the defensive one-on-one;
– Tactically matured during the season (K-Movement 94.3%) leads the defence by setting the record for recovered balls (237) and aerial duels won (122).

  • 31/05/2021
  • Cristian Romero
  • Serie A TIM