26 July, 2014

Memory Lane: Argentina in the 1986 World Cup.

7,80 Maradona (rated 7 times)
6,66 Burruchaga (7)
6,58 Valdano (7)
6,56 Ruggeri (7)
6,53 Brown (7)
6,38 Giusti (7)
6,30 Cuciuffo (6)
6,28 Pumpido (7)
6,25 Olarticoechea (5)
5,87 Batista (7)
5,79 Garré (4)
5,62 Pasculli (2)
5,52 Borghi (2).

Highest team rating: 6,84 vs Belgium (2-0, semifinal)
Lowest team rating: 6,16 vs Italy (1-1, group stage)
Highest individual rating: 9,25 Maradona (vs Belgium 2-0)
Lowest individual rating: 5,25 Garré (vs South Korea 3-1), Batista & Borghi (vs Bulgaria 2-0).

24 July, 2014

Average ratings of top club players 2013/14.

All competitions. WC players in red.

6,94 Robben (Bayern)
6,93 Ibrahimović (PSG)
6,81 Ribéry (Bayern)
6,78 Cristiano Ronaldo (Real Madrid)

6,76 G. Rossi (Fiorentina)
6,73 Suárez (Liverpool)
6,72 Reus (Dortmund)
6,69 Diego Costa (Atlético), Silva (Man City)
6,65 Fährmann (Schalke)
6,64 Tévez (Juventus)

6,63 Diego Alves (Valencia)
6,60 Neuer (Bayern)
6,59 Messi (Barcelona)
6,58 Di María (Real Madrid), Gerrard (Liverpool)
6,57 Agüero (Man City)
6,56 Jesé (Real Madrid)
6,55 Higuaín (Napoli)
6,54 Modrić (Real Madrid), Thiago Motta (PSG), Rakitić (Sevilla)
6,53 Alaba (Bayern)
6,52 Lewandowski (Dortmund)
6,51 Pjanić (Roma)
6,50 Lahm (Bayern), Oxlade-Chamberlain (Arsenal), Benatia, Strootman (Roma)
6,48 Hummels (Dortmund)
6,47 Sturridge (Liverpool), Rooney (Man Utd), Fabianski (Arsenal)
6,46 Beto (Sevilla)
6,45 Filipe Luís (Atlético)
6,44 Valdés, Iniesta (Barcelona)
6,43 Miranda (Atlético), Verratti (PSG)
6,42 Ramsey (Arsenal), Totti, Nainggolan (Roma)
6,41 Courtois (Atlético), Kroos (Bayern)
6,39 Xabi Alonso (Real Madrid)
6,38 Bale (Real Madrid), Tiago (Atlético), Cuadrado (Fiorentina), C. Eriksen (Tottenham)
6,37 Gabi (Atlético), Sterling (Liverpool), Thiago Silva (PSG), Matić (Chelsea)
6,36 Benzema (Real Madrid), Koke (Atlético), Schweinsteiger, C. Pizarro (Bayern), Weidenfeller, Sokratis (Dortmund), Y. Touré (Man City), Mertens (Napoli)
6,35 Fernandinho, Nasri (Man City), Borja Valero (Fiorentina)
6,34 Mandžukić (Bayern), Cech (Chelsea), Gervinho (Roma)
6,33 Arda Turan (Atlético), Pogba, Quagliarella (Juventus), Herrerín, Mikel Rico (Athletic), Adebayor (Tottenham)
6,32 Isco (Real Madrid), Godín (Atlético), T. Müller (Bayern), Itarruspe (Athletic)
6,31 Mertesacker (Arsenal), De Rossi (Roma)
6,30 Kompany (Man City), Juanfran (Atlético), Sirigu, Matuidi (PSG), Neymar (Barcelona), Henderson (Liverpool), Hazard, Terry (Chelsea), Reina (Napoli)
6,29 Pepe (Real Madrid), Götze (Bayern), Barry (Everton), Cala (Sevilla), Castán (Roma)
6,28 Lichtsteiner (Juventus), Javi Varas (Sevilla), Walcott (Arsenal), S. Keita (Valencia)
6,27 Barzagli (Juventus), G. Cahill (Chelsea), Neto (Fiorentina)
6,26 Raúl García (Atlético), Javi Martínez (Bayern), S. Kehl (Dortmund), Distin (Everton), Buffon, Pirlo, Llorente (Juventus), Bartra (Barcelona), Skrtel (Liverpool), Gurpegi (Athletic)
6,25 Shaqiri (Bayern), Barkley (Everton), Samuel (Inter)
6,24 Casillas (Real Madrid), Lavezzi, Cavani (PSG), Busquets (Barcelona), Coutinho (Liverpool), De Gea (Man Utd), Cazorla (Arsenal), Ibai Gómez (Athletic)
6,23 Diego López (Real Madrid), Zabaleta (Man City), Maxwell (PSG), Azpilicueta (Chelsea), Fàbregas (Barcelona), Agger (Liverpool), Iraizoz, Beñat (Athletic), Mathieu (Valencia)
6,22 Carvajal, Morata (Real Madrid), Negredo (Man City), J. Boateng (Bayern), Allen (Liverpool), Lukaku (Everton), Handanović (Inter)
6,21 Sergio Ramos (Real Madrid), Sahin, Mkhitaryan (Dortmund), Icardi (Inter), Balzaretti (Roma)
6,20 Baines (Everton), Ander Herrera (Athletic)
6,19 Coleman (Everton), De Sanctis, Maicon (Roma)
6,18 Mario Suárez (Atlético), Giovinco (Juventus), Piqué (Barcelona), Januzaj (Man Utd), Behrami, Henrique (Napoli)
6,17 Džeko (Man City), Koscielny (Arsenal), Callejón (Napoli)
6,16 Jesús Navas, Jovetić (Man City), Schmelzer (Dortmund), Alex Costa, Digne (PSG), Palacio (Inter), Dzemaili (Napoli), Florenzi (Roma), M. Fernández (Fiorentina), Susaeta (Athletic)
6,15 Dante (Bayern), S. Bender (Dortmund), Van der Wiel (PSG), Deulofeu (Everton), Rosický (Arsenal), Insigne, D. Zapata (Napoli), Bernat, Parejo (Valencia), Lloris (Tottenham)
6,14 Nacho (Real Madrid), Vidal (Juventus), Bacca (Sevilla)
6,13 Villa (Atlético), Ivanović (Chelsea), Cambiasso (Inter), D. Pizarro (Fiorentina), Laporte, Muniain (Athletic)
6,12 Howard (Everton), P. Jones (Man Utd)
6,11 Varane (Real Madrid), Milner (Man City), Kirch (Dortmund), J. McCarthy, Mirallas (Everton), Asamoah (Juventus), Marin (Sevilla), Pedro (Barcelona), Szczesny, Sagna (Arsenal), N. de Jong (Milan), Townsend (Tottenham)
6,10 Kolarov (Man City), Marquinhos (PSG), Dani Alves, Alexis (Barcelona), Farfán (Schalke), Wilshere (Arsenal), Destro (Roma)
6,09 Grosskreutz, Durm (Dortmund), Mignolet (Liverpool), Hildebrand (Schalke), Oscar (Chelsea), Flamini, Podolski (Arsenal), Iraola (Athletic), Lennon, Paulinho (Tottenham)
6,08 Lucas Moura, Pastore (PSG), Xavi (Barcelona), Oviedo (Everton), Alberto Moreno, Iborra (Sevilla), Ambrosini (Fiorentina)
6,07 M. Friedrich (Dortmund), Schürrle (Chelsea), Puyol (Barcelona), Taârabt (Milan), Ljajić (Roma)
6,06 Chiellini (Juventus), Mascherano, Adriano (Barcelona), Giroud (Arsenal), Balenziaga (Athletic), Jonás (Valencia), Dembélé (Tottenham)
6,05 Rabiot (PSG), Ramires (Chelsea), Guarín (Inter), Jordi Alba (Barcelona), Gibbs (Arsenal)
6,04 Marchisio (Juventus), Willian (Chelsea), Coke (Sevilla), Campagnaro (Inter), Welbeck, Mata (Man Utd), Taddei (Roma)
6,03 Fazio, Jairo (Sevilla), Draxler, Aogo (Schalke), Aduriz (Athletic)
6,02 Diego Ribas (Atlético), Pinto (Barcelona), Hart (Man City), Torosidis (Roma)
6,01 Pantilimon (Man City), J. Hofmann (Dortmund), Banega, Féghouli, Hélder Postiga (Valencia)
6,00 J. García (Man City), Cabaye (PSG), Jagielka (Everton), Nagatomo, Rolando (Inter), El Shaarawy (Milan), Zúñiga (Napoli), Aquilani (Fiorentina), De Marcos (Athletic)
5,99 Fábio Coentrão (Real Madrid), Kaká (Milan)
5,98 Aubameyang (Dortmund), Cáceres (Juventus), Evans (Man Utd), G. Rodríguez (Fiorentina)
5,97 Alderweireld (Atlético), Pareja (Sevilla), Flanagan (Liverpool), Carrick (Man Utd), Vargas (Fiorentina), Ricardo Costa (Valencia)
5,96 Mbia (Sevilla), R. Álvarez (Inter), Valencia, Fletcher (Man Utd), Toquero (Athletic), Bentaleb (Tottenham)
5,95 Casemiro (Real Madrid), Adrián, Sosa (Atlético), Van Buyten (Bayern), Gameiro (Sevilla), Jonathan (Inter), Smalling (Man Utd), Inler (Napoli), Vertonghen (Tottenham)
5,94 Illaramendi (Real Madrid), Rafinha (Bayern), Demichelis (Man City), Schwarzer (Chelsea), Carriço, Perotti (Sevilla), Ranocchia (Inter), Arteta (Arsenal), Montolivo (Milan), Hamsík (Napoli), Chadli (Tottenham)
5,93 Arbeloa (Real Madrid), Bonucci, Peluso (Juventus), David Luiz (Chelsea), Vitolo (Sevilla), Tello (Barcelona), Bradley (Roma), Pasqual (Fiorentina)
5,92 Subotić (Dortmund), Stones, Naismith (Everton), Albiol, F. Fernández, Mesto (Napoli),  Borriello (Roma), Tomovic (Fiorentina), Fede, Piatti, Alcácer (Valencia), Rose (Tottenham)
5,91 Pienaar (Everton), M. Gómez (Fiorentina), Naughton, K. Walker (Tottenham)
5,90 Nastasić (Man City), Abbiati, Muntari, Balotelli (Milan), Joaquín (Fiorentina), Chiriches (Tottenham)
5,89 G. Johnson (Liverpool), A. Cole (Chelsea), J. Zanetti (Inter), Jorginho (Napoli), João Pereira (Valencia), Sandro (Tottenham)
5,88 Marcelo (Real Madrid), Cebolla Rodríguez (Atlético), Lucas Leiva (Liverpool), M. Meyer (Schalke), Kovacić (Inter), Montoya (Barcelona), Van Persie (Man Utd), Pandev (Napoli)
5,87 Fernando Torres, Mata (Chelsea), D. Milito (Inter), Evra, Kagawa (Man Utd)
5,86 Khedira (Real Madrid), Clichy (Man City), Guaita (Valencia), Dawson, Sigurdsson (Tottenham)
5,85 Fernando Navarro, Diogo Figueras (Sevilla), Giggs (Man Utd), Özil (Arsenal), Poli (Milan), Javi Fuego (Valencia)
5,84 Song (Barcelona), R. Ferdinand (Man Utd), Monreal (Arsenal), Barragán (Valencia)
5,83 Ba (Chelsea), Vermaelen (Arsenal),
Iličič, Savic (Fiorentina)
5,82 Insúa (Atlético), Isla (Juventus), Mikel (Chelsea), Vidić (Man Utd), Jenkinson (Arsenal)
5,81 Piszczek (Dortmund), Lampard (Chelsea), Rafael (Man Utd), Pazzini (Milan)
5,80 Blaszczykowski (Dortmund), Matos (Fiorentina)
5,79 Reyes (Sevilla), Contento (Bayern), Sakho (Liverpool), Osman (Everton), Matip (Schalke), Ghoulam (Napoli)
5,78 McGeady (Everton), Neustädter, K. P. Boateng (Schalke), San José (Athletic)
5,77 Huntelaar (Schalke), Wolski (Fiorentina)
5,76 Höwedes (Schalke), Abate (Milan)
5,75 Romagnoli (Roma)
5,74 Osvaldo (Juventus), Cleverley (Man Utd)
5,72 Moses (Liverpool), Eto'o (Chelsea), J. Hernández (Man Utd), Britos (Napoli)
5,71 Cissokho (Liverpool), Felipe Santana (Schalke), Sanogo (Arsenal), Rami, Bonera (Milan)
5,69 Ogbonna, Padoin (Juventus), Salah (Chelsea), Soldado (Tottenham)
5,68 Belfodil (Inter), Mexès, De Sciglio (Milan)
5,67 Juan Jesus (Inter), Pabón (Valencia)
5,66 Maggio (Napoli), Michel Bastos (Roma)
5,64 Cristóforo (Sevilla), J. Jones (Schalke), Kaboul (Tottenham)

5,63 Edu Vargas (Valencia)
5,61 K. Touré (Liverpool), Goretzka (Schalke), Zapata (Milan), Armero (Napoli)
5,60 Lescott (Man City), Uchida (Schalke)
5,59 A. Young (Man Utd)
5,58 Kuzmanović (Inter), Büttner (Man Utd), Réveillère (Napoli)
5,57 Trochowski (Sevilla), Emanuelson (Milan), Guardado, Canales (Valencia)
5,56 Taïder (Inter), Robinho (Milan), Roncaglia (Fiorentina)
5,55 Szalai, Höger (Schalke), Birsa (Milan)
5,51 Dodô (Roma), Senderos (Valencia)

5,50 Diakité (Fiorentina)
5,49 Kolasinac (Schalke), Zaccardo (Milan)
5,47 Constant, Gabriel (Milan)
5,42 Hoogland (Schalke), Matri (Fiorentina)
5,40 Honda (Milan)
5,39 Fellaini (Man Utd)
5,37 Fuchs (Schalke)
5,36 Ménez (PSG)
5,35 Jallet (PSG)
5,33 Essien (Milan)
5,24 Matri (Milan)
5,19 Nocerino (Milan)

Memory Lane: Brazil in the 2002 World Cup.

7,08 Ronaldo (rated 7 times)
6,78 Rivaldo (7)
6,56 Marcos (7)
6,39 Ronaldinho Gaúcho (5), Kléberson (4)
6,30 Roberto Carlos (6), Juninho Pernambucano (4)
6,28 Gilberto Silva (7)
6,26 Cafú (7)
6,24 Edmílson (5)
6,19 Denílson (3)
6,08 Lúcio (7)
5,91 Edílson (2)
5,90 Roque Júnior (6)
5,65 Ânderson Polga (2)


Highest team rating: 6,71 vs Germany (final)
Lowest team rating: 6,08 vs Turkey & Costa Rica (group stage)

Highest individual rating: 8,20 Ronaldo vs Germany
Lowest individual rating: 5,00 Ânderson Polga vs Costa Rica.

21 July, 2014

Average points in the first five World Cup editions (1930-1954)

84,6% Uruguay
70,8% (West) Germany
68,2% Hungary
67,9% Italy
66,7% Argentina
61,1% Yugoslavia, Austria
58,8% Brazil
55,6% Spain
50,0% Chile, Switzerland, Czechoslovakia
45,0% Sweden
43,8% France
42,9% USA
41,7% England

30,0% Romania
8,3% Belgium
0,0% Mexico

20 July, 2014

World Cup: top rated players [Gazzetta dello Sport]

7,80 : James Rodríguez (Colombia)
7,40 : Keylor Navas (Costa Rica)
7,21 : Thomas Müller (Germany)
7,12 : Howard (USA)
7,10 : Neymar (Brazil)
7,00 : Benzema (France), Giancarlo González (Costa Rica), Robben (Holland), Cuadrado (Colombia)
6,90 : Bryan Ruiz (Costa Rica)
6,88 : Yepes (Colombia)
6,80 : Armero (Colombia)
6,79 : Kroos (Germany)
6,75 : Hummels (Germany)
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6,64 : Messi (Argentina)

World Cup & Euro performances, 2004-2014.

Total and average points.

2010-2014
1. Germany : 42 points (73,7%)
2. Holland : 36 (70,6%)
3. Spain : 33 (68,8%)
4. Portugal : 19 (52,8%)
5. France : 15 (41,7%)
6. England : 14 (42,4%)
7. Italy : 14 (38,9%)
8. Greece : 12 (36,4%)
9. Switzerland : 11 (52,4%)
10. Belgium : 10 (66,7%)
11. Croatia : 7 (38,9%)
12. Czech Republic : 6 (50,0%)
13. Denmark & Russia : 6 (33,3%)
15. Slovenia : 4 (44,4%)
16. Slovakia : 4 (33,3%)
17. Serbia, Bosnia, Sweden & Ukraine : 3 (33,3%)
21. Poland : 2 (22,2%)
22. Ireland : 0

2004-2008
1. Germany : 31 points (64,6%)
2. Spain : 29 (74,4%)
3. Portugal : 29 (56,9%)
4. Italy : 25 (59,5%)
5. France : 23 (54,8%)
6. Holland : 22 (56,4%)
7. Czech Republic : 19 (57,6%)
8. England : 18 (66,7%)
9. Croatia : 14 (46,7%)
10. Sweden : 14 (42,4%)
11. Switzerland : 12 (40,0%)
12. Greece : 11 (40,7%)
13. Russia : 10 (41,7%)
14. Turkey & Ukraine : 7 (58,3%)
16. Denmark : 5 (41,7%)
17. Poland : 4 (22,2%)
18. Romania : 2 (22,2%)
19. Latvia & Austria : 1 (11,1%)
21. Bulgaria & Serbia/Montenegro : 0

Change
+14 points: Holland
+11: Germany
+10 Belgium
+4 Spain, Slovenia, Slovakia
+3 Serbia
+1 Greece
-1 Switzerland, Denmark, Latvia, Austria
-2 Poland, Romania
-4 England, Ukraine, Russia
-7 Croatia, Turkey
-8 France
-10 Portugal
-11 Italy, Sweden
-13 Czech Republic



19 July, 2014

World Cup team ratings [El Mundo Deportivo]

1. Germany : 2,80
2. Holland : 2,77
3. Costa Rica : 2,76
4. Mexico : 2,74
5. France : 2,69
6. Colombia : 2,59
7. Argentina : 2,58
8. Chile : 2,47
9. Switzerland : 2,37
10. Algeria : 2,32
11. England : 2,31
12. Uruguay : 2,29
13. Australia : 2,26
14. USA : 2,25
15. Belgium : 2,24
16. Croatia : 2,20
17. Bosnia : 2,19
18. Nigeria : 2,18
19. Ghana : 2,13
20. Ivory Coast : 2,10
21. Ecuador : 2,07
22. Portugal : 2,05
23. Greece : 2,03
24. Japan : 2,00
25. Brazil : 1,99
26. Italy : 1,94
27. Iran : 1,90
28. South Korea : 1,80
29. Cameroon : 1,79
30. Russia : 1,70
31. Honduras : 1,67
32. Spain : 1,57

Per confederation:
2,36 CONCACAF
2,33 South America
2,22 Europe
2,10 Africa
1,99 Asia

World Cup referees rated.

6,58 Bakary Gassama (Gambia, 1 match officiated)
6,51 Björn Kuipers (Holland, 3)
6,44 Sandro Ricci (Brazil, 3)
6,39 Mark Geiger (USA, 3)
6,36 Howard Webb (England, 2)
6,35 Cüneyt Çakır (Turkey, 3)
6,30 Carlos Vera (Ecuador, 2)
6,30 Joel Aguilar (El Salvador, 2)
6,26 Pedro Proença (Portugal, 3)
6,20 Nicola Rizzoli (Italy, 4)
6,10 Néstor Pitana (Argentina, 4)
6,00 Dr. Felix Brych (Germany, 2)
5,98 Noumandiez Doue (Ivory Coast, 2)
5,95 Jonas Eriksson (Sweden, 3)
5,94 Ben Williams (Australia, 3)
5,93 Nawaf Shukralla (Bahrain, 2)
5,88 Carlos Velasco Carballo (Spain, 3)
5,83 Marco Rodríguez (Mexico, 3)
5,70 Jamel Haimoudi (Algeria, 4)
5,50 Ravshan Irmatov (Uzbekistan, 4)
5,44 Enrique Osses (Chile, 2)
5,38 Milorad Mažić (Serbia, 2)
5,20 Wilmar Roldán (Colombia, 2)
5,14 Peter O'Leary (New Zealand, 1)
4,50 Yuichi Nishimura (Japan, 1)

Per confederation:
6,17 CONCACAF (3 referees)
6,10 Europe (9)
6,09 Africa (3)
5,90 South America (5)
5,47 Asia (4)
5,14 Oceania (1)

World Cup: top rated players [Kicker]

1,80 : James Rodríguez (Colombia), Keylor Navas (Costa Rica)
1,88 : Ochoa (Mexico)  
2,00 : Tim Cahill (Australia), Neuer (Germany)
2,97 : Robben (Holland)
2,25 : Christodoulopoulos (Greece), Howard (USA)
2,33 : Alexander Domínguez & Enner Valencia (Ecuador)
2,36 : Jérôme Boateng (Germany)
2,38 : Bravo (Chile), Héctor Herrera (Mexico)
2,40 : Benzema (France)
2,42 : Hummels (Germany)

18 July, 2014

World Cup Top 50.

According to Guerin Sportivo (Italy).

1. Manuel Neuer (Germany)
2. James Rodríguez (Colombia)
3. Arjen Robben (Holland)
4. Javier Mascherano (Argentina)
5. Thomas Müller (Germany)
6. Neymar (Brazil)
7. Toni Kroos (Germany)
8. Karim Benzema (France)
9. Mats Hummels (Germany)
10. Lionel Messi (Argentina)
11. Keylor Navas (Costa Rica)
12. Juan Guillermo Cuadrado (Colombia)
13. Ángel Di María (Argentina)
14. Alexis Sánchez (Chile)
15. Mario Götze (Germany)
16. Thiago Silva (Brazil)
17. Bryan Ruiz (Costa Rica)
18. Ron Vlaar (Holland)
19. Sergio Romero (Argentina)
20. Robin van Persie (Holland)
21. Thibaut Courtois (Belgium)
22. Xherdan Shaqiri (Switzerland)
23. Ezequiel Garay (Argentina)
24. Kevin de Bruyne (Belgium)
25. Wesley Sneijder (Holland)
26. Guillermo Ochoa (Mexico)
27. Paul Pogba (France)
28. Eden Hazard (Belgium)
29. Sami Khedira (Germany)
30. Daley Blind (Holland)
31. Mario Yepes (Colombia)
32. Raïs M'Bolhi (Algeria)
33. Giancarlo González (Costa Rica)
34. Tim Howard (USA)
35. Gary Medel (Chile)
36. Marcos Rojo (Argentina)
37. David Luiz (Brazil)
38. Claudio Bravo (Chile)
39. Vincent Enyeama (Nigeria)
40. Jan Vertonghen (Belgium)
41. Philipp Lahm (Germany)
42. Arturo Vidal (Chile)
43. Joel Campbell (Costa Rica)
44. Sofiane Feghouli (Algeria)
45. Charles Aránguiz (Chile)
46. Gervinho (Ivory Coast)
47. Mesut Özil (Germany)
48. Rafael Márquez (Mexico)
49. Bastian Schweinsteiger (Germany)
50. Andrés Iniesta (Spain)

Per nation:
9: Germany
6: Argentina
5: Holland, Chile
4: Belgium
3: Colombia, Brazil
2: France, Mexico, Algeria
1: Switzerland, USA, Nigeria, Ivory Coast, Spain.

Per confederation:
22: Europe
17: South America
7: CONCACAF
4: Africa



Los 50 mejores del Mundial.

17 July, 2014

The world's top 60 young players.

According to Gazzetta dello Sport. Players born 1994 and later.

1. Adnan Januzaj (born in 1995, Man United)
2. Lucas Piazón (1994, Vitesse)
3. Marquinhos (1994, Paris SG)
4. Gerard Deulofeu (1994, Everton)
5. Raheem Sterling (1994, Liverpool)
6. Zakaria Bekkali (1996, PSV)
7. Leon Goretzka (1995, Schalke)
8. Luke Shaw (1995, Southampton)
9. Domenico Berardi (1994, Sassuolo)
10. Lucas Ocampos (1994, Monaco)
11. Viktor Fischer (1994, Ajax)
12. Hakan Çalhanoğlu (1994, HSV)
13. Aleksandar Mitrovic (1994, Anderlecht)
14. Jean Paul Boëthius (1994, Feyenoord)
15. Anthony Martial (1995, Monaco)
16. Kurt Zouma (1994, Saint-Étienne)
17. Memphis Depay (1994, PSV)
18. Adrien Rabiot (1995, Paris SG)
19. Simone Scuffet (1996, Udinese)
20. Nabil Bentaleb (1994, Tottenham)
21. Ayméric Laporte (1994, Athletic Bilbao)
22. Ryan Gauld (1995, Dundee United)
23. Emre Can (1994, Leverkusen)
24. Héctor Villalba (1994, San Lorenzo)
25. Lazar Markovic (1994, Benfica)
26. Alen Halilovic (1996, Dinamo Zagreb)
27. Max Meyer (1995, Schalke)
28. Niklas Sule (1995, Hoffenheim)
29. Dennis Praet (1994, Anderlecht)
30. Keita Balde (1995, Lazio)
31. Danilo (1996, Vasco da Gama)
32. Ebecilio (1994, Twente)
33. T. Werner (1996, Stuttgart)
34. Mina (1995, Celta)
35. Arnold (1994, Wolfsburg)
36. Kapino (1994, Panathinaikos)
37. Kovačić (1994, Inter)
38. Živković (1996, Groningen)
39. Vilhena (1995, Feyenoord)
40. Willems (1994, PSV)
41. Henriquez (1994, Zaragoza)
42. Gabriel (1996, Santos)
43. Ñíguez (1994, Rayo Vallecano)
44. De Arrascaeta (1994, Defensor)
45. Correa (1995, San Lorenzo)
46. Mané (1994, Sporting C. P.)
47. B. Fernandes (1994, Udinese)
48. Ginter (1994, Freiburg)
49. Pašalić (1995, Hajduk Split)
50. Benzia (1994, Lyon)
51. Iheanacho (1996, Man City)
52. Driussi (1996, River Plate)
53. Bruma (1994, Gaziantepspor)
54. Oliver Torres (1994, Villarreal)
55. Tielemans (1997, Anderlecht)
56. Ward-Prowse (1994, Southampton)
57. Adama Traoré (1996, Barcelona)
58. Boga (1997, Chelsea)
59. Gnabry (1995, Arsenal)
60. Doria (1994, Botafogo)

Per nationality
8 : Germany
6 : Holland, Spain, France
5 : Brazil
4 : Argentina, Belgium
3 : Croatia, Portugal, England
2 : Italy, Serbia

Per league
9 : Holland, England
8 : Germany
6 : Spain, France
5 : Italy
3 : Brazil, Argentina, Belgium
2 : Portugal, Croatia

Average points in World Cup matches, 1990-2014.

Minimum 10 matches played.

77,8% (West) Germany
76,2% Brazil
70,6% Holland
68,1% Italy
67,7% Spain
65,3% Argentina
64,0% France
61,5% Romania
57,5% Belgium
56,7% Switzerland
55,4% England
53,3% Colombia
52,9% Portugal
52,1% Mexico
50,0% Sweden, Chile, Denmark, Croatia
47,2% Uruguay
46,9% Paraguay
46,7% Costa Rica
46,2% Ireland
45,0% Ecuador
43,3% Yugoslavia/Serbia
41,7% Ghana
40,0% Bulgaria
38,9% Nigeria
35,3% Japan
34,6% USA

33,3% USSR/Russia
32,7% South Korea
30,0% Cameroon, Greece, Australia
23,1% Saudi Arabia

Average ratings Argentina.

6,66 Messi (7 rated appearances)
6,56 Di María (5)

6,44 Mascherano (7)
6,42 Romero (7)
6,29 Demichelis (3)
6,27 Garay (7)
6,12 Rojo (6)
6,06 Sabella, Biglia (4)
6,03 Lavezzi (5)
6,02 Enzo Pérez (3)
5,96 Zabaleta (7)
5,94 Basanta (2)
5,72 Higuaín (7)
5,71 Gago (5)
5,64 Palacio (4)
5,63 Federico Fernández (4)
5,48 Maxi Rodríguez (2)
5,31 Agüero (5)

One rated appearance: 5,72 Campagnaro, 5,64 R. Álvarez.



Las calificaciones finales de Argentina en el Mundial.

16 July, 2014

World Cup passing stats.

Average possession
61,24% Germany
56,76% France
54,05% Argentina
53,05% Brazil
52,37% Belgium
49,36% Holland
46,54% Colombia
39,67% Costa Rica

Passing accuracy
86,28% Germany
84,92% France
84,89% Argentina
82,88% Holland
82,64% Brazil
82,48% Belgium
78,90% Colombia
76,12% Costa Rica

World Cup runners-up stats, 1930-2014.

Wins-draws-defeats, goals scored/conceded (per 90 minutes), average points.

1930 : 4 0 1 : 3,60-1,80 = 80,0% [Argentina]
1934 : 3 0 1 : 2,08-1,38 = 75,0% [Czechoslovakia]
1938 : 3 0 1 : 3,75-1,25 = 75,0% [Hungary]
1950 : 4 1 1 : 3,67-1,00 = 75,0% [Brazil]
1954 : 4 0 1 : 5,06-1,88 = 80,0% [Hungary]
1958 : 4 1 1 : 2,00-1,17 = 75,0% [Sweden]
1962 : 3 1 2 : 1,17-1,17 = 58,3% [Czechoslovakia]
1966 : 4 1 1 : 2,37-0,95 = 75,0% [West Germany]
1970 : 3 2 1 : 1,58-1,26 = 66,7% [Italy]
1974 : 5 1 1 : 2,14-0,43 = 78,6% [Holland]
1978 : 3 2 2 : 2,05-1,36 = 57,1% [Holland]
1982 : 3 2 2 : 1,64-1,36 = 57,1% [West Germany]
1986 : 3 2 2 : 1,09-0,95 = 57,1% [West Germany]
1990 : 2 3 2 : 0,65-0,55 = 50,0% [Argentina]
1994 : 4 2 1 : 1,04-0,65 = 71,4% [Italy]
1998 : 4 1 2 : 1,91-1,36 = 64,3% [Brazil]
2002 : 5 1 1 : 2,00-0,43 = 78,6% [Germany]
2006 : 4 3 0 : 1,23-0,41 = 78,6% [France]
2010 : 6 0 1 : 1,64-0,82 = 85,7% [Holland]
2014 : 5 1 1 : 1,00-0,50 = 78,6% [Argentina]

Highest goal+assist averages in the 2013/14 Bundesliga.

1,00/match : Marco Reus (Dortmund) 16 goals+14 assists
1,00 : Franck Ribéry (Bayern) 10+12
0,94 : Robert Lewandowski (Dortmund) 20+11
0,89 : Jefferson Farfán (Schalke) 9+8
0,82 : Roberto Firmino (Hoffenheim) 16+11
0,80 : Mario Mandžukić (Bayern) 18+6
0,77 : Thomas Müller (Bayern) 13+11
0,75 : Adrián Ramos (Hertha BSC) 16+8
0,71 : Max Kruse (Mönchengladbach) 12+12
0,68 : Sidney Sam (Leverkusen) 8+7
0,67 : Mario Götze (Bayern) 10+8
0,66 : André Hahn (Augsburg) 12+9
0,66 : Alexandru Maxim (Stuttgart) 7+12
0,65 : Raffael (Mönchengladbach) 14+8
0,64: Arjen Robben (Bayern) 11+7
0,63 : Szabolcs Huszti (Hannover) 10+9
0,62 : Stefan Kießling (Leverkusen) 15+5
0,62 : Ivica Olic (Wolfsburg) 14+6
0,61 : Josip Drmic (Nürnberg) 17+3
0,61 : Kevin Volland (Hoffenheim) 11+9

All World Cup teams rated [Gazzetta dello Sport]

10: Germany
8: Argentina
7,5: Holland, Colombia
7: Algeria, Chile, Costa Rica,
6,5: France, Mexico, Switzerland, USA
6: Belgium, Greece, Nigeria
5,5: Uruguay, Ivory Coast, Croatia, Iran
5: Australia, Bosnia, Ecuador, Ghana, Russia
4,5: Honduras, Portugal
4: Brazil, Japan, Italy, South Korea
3,5: England, Spain
3: Cameroon


Per confederation:
6,17: South America
6,12: CONCACAF
5,65: Europe
5,30: Africa
4,62: Asia.

The best and worst of the World Cup [The Times]

Best match: 1) Germany-Ghana, 2) Germany-Brazil, Australia-Holland, Brazil-Colombia, Brazil-Chile and Belgium-USA.

Worst match: 1) Holland-Argentina, 2) England-Costa Rica, France-Honduras, Russia-South Korea and Japan-Greece.

Best goal: 1) James Rodríguez vs Uruguay, 2) Van Persie vs Spain, 3) Cahill vs Holland, Sneijder vs Mexico.

Best pass: 1) Messi-Di María vs Belgium, 2) Cristiano Ronaldo-Varela vs USA, Pogba-Benzema vs Switzerland, Gamboa-Campbell vs Uruguay, Blind-Van Persie vs Spain. 

Best player: 1) Messi, Robben and James Rodríguez, 4) T. Müller, Keylor Navas, Alexis Sánchez, Kroos, Neuer, Mascherano.

Worst foul: Defour (Belgium)-Kim S. W. (South Korea), 2) Maxi Pereira (Uruguay)-Campbell (Costa Rica), Suárez (Uruguay)-Chiellini (Italy), Pepe (Portugal)-T. Müller (Germany), Fernandinho (Brazil)-James Rodríguez (Colombia).

Best fans: 1) Argentina, 2) USA, 3) Chile, England, Mexico, Ghana.

15 July, 2014

Average ratings per team [Kicker]

On the German rating scale, 1 is the highest mark.

1. Germany  : 2,84
2. Mexico : 2,94
3. France  : 3,01
4. Colombia : 3,08
5. Costa Rica, Holland : 3,19
7. Chile : 3,23
8. Argentina : 3,33
9. Belgium : 3,45
10. Algeria : 3,47
11. USA, Ecuador : 3,48
13. Greece : 3,49
14. Uruguay : 3,52
15. Ghana : 3,57
16. Bosnia-Hercegovina, Croatia : 3,59
18. Japan : 3,64
19. Switzerland : 3,68
20. Nigeria, Russia : 3,70
22. England, Italy : 3,73
24. Ivory Coast : 3,75
25. Brazil : 3,79
26. Portugal : 3,86
27. Iran : 3,88
28. Spain : 3,90
29. Australia, South Korea : 3,92
31. Honduras, Cameroon : 4,04.

National team coaches in 21st century World Cups.

Wins-draws-defeats, goals scored and conceded (per 90 minutes), average points.

Löw : 16 2 3 : 2,15-0,67 = 81,0%
Pekerman : 7 2 1 : 2,16-0,66 = 80,0%
Scolari : 10 2 2 : 2,02-1,26 = 78,6%
Del Bosque : 7 0 3 : 1,16-0,87 = 70,0%
Lippi : 5 4 1 : 1,50-0,66 = 70,0%
Eriksson : 5 4 1 : 1,16-0,48 = 70,0%
Bielsa : 3 2 3 : 0,62-0,88 = 50,0%
Capello : 1 4 2 : 0,71-1,14 = 42,9%
Lagerbäck : 2 5 4 : 0,97-1,24 = 40,9%

World Cup champions' stats, 1930-2013.

Wins-draws-defeats : average goals scored/conceded (per 90 minutes) = average points.

1930 : 4 0 0 : 3,75-0,75 = 100% [Uruguay]
1934 : 4 1 0 : 2,12-0,53 = 90,0% [Italy]
1938 : 4 0 0 : 2,54-1,15 = 100% [Italy]
1950 : 3 1 0 : 3,75-1,25 = 87,5% [Uruguay]
1954 : 5 0 1 : 4,17-2,00 = 83,3% [West Germany]
1958 : 5 1 0 : 2,67-0,67 = 91,7% [Brazil]
1962 : 5 1 0 : 2,33-0,83 = 91,7% [Brazil]
1966 : 5 1 0 : 1,74-0,47 = 91,7% [England]
1970 : 6 0 0 : 3,17-1,17 = 100% [Brazil]
1974 : 6 0 1 : 1,86-0,57 = 85,7% [West Germany]
1978 : 5 1 1 : 2,05-0,55 = 78,6% [Argentina]
1982 : 4 3 0 : 1,71-0,86 = 78,6% [Italy]
1986 : 6 1 0 : 2,00-0,71 = 92,9% [Argentina]
1990 : 5 2 0 : 2,05-0,68 = 85,7% [West Germany]
1994 : 5 2 0 : 1,50-0,41 = 85,7% [Brazil]
1998 : 6 1 0 : 1,96-0,26 = 92,9% [France]
2002 : 7 0 0 : 2,57-0,57 = 100% [Brazil]
2006 : 5 2 0 : 1,57-0,26 = 85,7% [Italy]
2010 : 6 0 1 : 1,09-0,27 = 85,7% [Spain]
2014 : 6 1 0 : 2,35-0,52 = 92,9% [Germany]

Average ratings Germany.

7,01 T. Müller (7 rated appearances)
6,97 Löw
6,81 Schürrle (5)
6,77 Neuer (7)
6,68 Hummels (6)
6,62 Kroos (7)
6,60 Schweinsteiger (6)
6,58 Lahm (7)
6,49 Khedira (5)
6,38 J. Boateng (7)
6,35 Klose (5)
6,29 Götze (5)
6,11 Özil (7), Mertesacker (5)
6,09 Höwedes (7)
5,49 Mustafi (3)

One rated appearance: 5,65 Kramer, 5,53 Podolski.



South American top scorers in the 2014 World Cup.

Including qualifiers.

  14: Lionel Messi (Argentina)
  13: Luis Suárez (Uruguay)
  10: Gonzalo Higuaín (Argentina)
  9: James Rodríguez & Radamel Falcao (Colombia)
  7: Teófilo Gutiérrez (Colombia), Felipe Caicedo (Ecuador), Edinson Cavani (Uruguay)
  6: Alexis Sánchez & Eduardo Vargas (Chile)
  5: Sergio Agüero (Argentina), Arturo Vidal (Chile), Jefferson Farfán (Peru), Salomón Rondón (Venezuela)
  4: Neymar (Brazil), Ángel di María (Argentina), Marcelo Martins (Bolivia), Christian Benítez (Ecuador)
  3: Enner Valencia, Segundo Castillo & Jefferson Montero (Ecuador), Ezequiel Lavezzi & Maxi Rodríguez (Argentina), Charles Aránguiz & Matías Fernández (Chile), Paolo Guerrero & Claudio Pizarro (Peru), Carlos Saucedo (Bolivia), Roque Santa Cruz (Paraguay), Cristian Rodríguez (Uruguay), Juan Arango (Venezuela)
  2: Diego Forlán, Diego Lugano, Maximiliano Pereira & Christian Stuani (Uruguay), Dorlan Pabón, Mario Yepes & Pablo Armero (Colombia), Édgar Benítez, Jonathan Fabbro & Richard Ortiz (Paraguay), Pablo Daniel Escobar (Bolivia), Gary Medel (Chile), Cristian Riveros (Paraguay), Carlos Zambrano (Peru). 


Share of team's total
44,8% Luis Suárez (Uruguay)
40,0% Neymar (Brazil)
35,7% Salomón Rondón (Venezuela)
32,6% Lionel Messi (Argentina)
30,4% Felipe Caicedo (Ecuador)
29,4% Jefferson Farfán (Peru)
23,5% Marcelo Martins (Bolivia)
23,1% James Rodríguez & Radamel Falcao (Colombia)
17,6% Roque Santa Cruz (Paraguay)
17,1% Alexis Sánchez & Eduardo Vargas (Chile)

14 July, 2014

Player ratings Germany 1-0 Argentina [aet]

1-0 113' Mario Götze l. (André Schürrle). Ref: Nicola Rizzoli (Italy) 5,88. Att: 74.738 (Maracanã, Rio de Janeiro).

Germany: Manuel Neuer 6,62 - Benedikt Höwedes 5,94, Mats Hummels 5,97, Philipp Lahm 7,03, Jérôme Boateng 7,07, Bastian Schweinsteiger 7,15, Mesut Özil 6,00 (120' Per Mertesacker), Thomas Müller 6,42, Toni Kroos 5,68, Christoph Kramer 5,63 (31' André Schürrle 6,79), Miroslav Klose 5,59 (88' Mario Götze 7,51). - coach: Joachim Löw 7,25. = average: 6,42 [strong]
 

Argentina: Sergio Romero 6,57 - Ezequiel Garay 6,50, Martín Demichelis 6,13, Marcos Rojo 6,08, Pablo Zabaleta 6,54, Lucas Biglia 6,04, Enzo Pérez 5,85 (86' Fernando Gago 5,53), Javier Mascherano 6,68, Gonzalo Higuaí­n 5,24 (78' Rodrigo Palacio 5,19), Lionel Messi 6,13, Ezequiel Lavezzi 6,39 (46' Kun Agüero 5,61). - coach: Alejandro Sabella 6,04. = average: 6,03 [acceptable]



Calificaciones Alemania 1-0 Argentina.
Spielernoten Deutschland 1:0 Argentinien.
Les notes des joueurs Allemagna 1-0 Argentine.

13 July, 2014

Player ratings Brazil 0-3 Holland.

0-1 3' Robin van Persie penalty (Arjen Robben), 0-2 17' Daley Blind r., 0-3 90' Georginio Wijnaldum r. (Daryl Janmaat). Ref: Jamel Haimoudi (Algeria) 4,80. Att: 68.034 (Estádio Nacional Mané Garrincha, Brasília).

Brazil: Júlio César 5,29 - Thiago Silva 4,74, David Luiz 4,54, Maxwell 5,01, Maicon 5,53, Paulinho 4,78 (57' Hernanes 5,23), Oscar 6,19, Ramires 5,34 (73' Hulk 5,18), Luiz Gustavo 4,88 (46' Fernandinho 4,96), Willian 5,36, Jô 4,44. - coach: Luiz Felipe Scolari 4,62. = average: 5,10 [unacceptable]


Holland: Jasper Cillessen 6,51 (90' Michel Vorm) - Ron Vlaar 6,79, Stefan de Vrij 6,65, Bruno Martins Indi 6,16, Daley Blind 6,91 (70' Daryl Janmaat 6,29), Jonathan de Guzmán 6,18, Jordy Clasie 6,53 (90' Joël Veltman), Georginio Wijnaldum 7,06, Robin van Persie 6,52, Arjen Robben 7,28, Dirk Kuyt  6,49. - coach: Louis van Gaal 7,12. = average: 6,61 [excellent]

12 July, 2014

Average ratings Holland.

7,12 Robben (6 rated appearances)
6,82 Van Gaal
6,40 Depay (4)
6,34 N. De Jong (4)
6,32 Vlaar (6)
6,25 Sneijder (6)
6,19 Cillessen (6)
6,16 Kuyt (4)
6,13 Blind (6)
6,10 De Vrij (6)
6,09 Janmaat (4)
6,08 Van Persie (5), De Guzmán (2)
5,94 Wijnaldum (4)
5,82 Huntelaar (3)
5,46 Lens (2)

One rated appearance: 7,68 Krul, 6,82 Fer, 5,95 Clasie, 5,29 Verhaegh.

2014 World Cup scoring averages.

Scored goals per 90 minutes:
2,68 Germany
2,40 Colombia
2,00 France
1,80 Holland
1,74 Brazil
1,62 Switzerland
1,38 Chile, Algeria
1,25 Mexico
1,20 Argentina
1,15 USA
1,12 Belgium
1,00 Uruguay
0,88 Costa Rica
0,75 Nigeria
0,69 Greece

Conceded goals per 90 minutes:
0,35 Costa Rica
0,45 Argentina
0,56 Belgium
0,60 Holland, France
0,63 Germany
0,75 Mexico
0,80 Colombia
0,92 Chile
1,15 Greece
1,25 Nigeria
1,38 USA
1,50 Uruguay
1,62 Switzerland, Algeria
1,74 Brazil

11 July, 2014

Average ratings Germany.

7,12 T. Müller (6 rated appearances)
6,91 Löw
6,80 Schürrle (4)
6,75 Hummels (5)
6,72 Neuer, Kroos (6)
6,53 Schweinsteiger (5), Klose (4)
6,51 Lahm (5)
6,48 Khedira (5)
6,20 J. Boateng (6)
6,15 Özil (6)
6,11 Mertesacker (5)
6,09 Götze (3)
6,02 Höwedes (6)
5,28 Mustafi (2)

One rated appearance: 5,56 Podolski.

Average ratings Brazil.

7,05 Neymar (5 rated appearances)
6,42 Thiago Silva (5)
6,14 Júlio César (6)
6,10 David Luiz (6)
5,69 Luiz Gustavo (5)
5,66 Oscar (6)
5,64 Scolari
5,62 Fernandinho (4)
5,58 Paulinho (5)
5,52 Dani Alves (4)
5,50 Maicon (3)
5,43 Marcelo (5)
5,38 Hulk (5)
5,33 Ramires (4)
5,30 Willian (2)
5,28 Jô (2)
5,22 Bernard (3)
4,90 Fred (6)

One rated appearance: 6,02 Hernanes, 3,62 Dante.

10 July, 2014

Average ratings Argentina.

6,73 Messi (6 rated appearances)
6,54 Di María (5)
6,43 Mascherano (5)
6,39 Romero (6)
6,35 Demichelis (2)
6,23 Zabaleta (6)
6,14 Biglia (2)
6,11 Rojo (5)
6,09 E. Pérez (2)
6,06 Sabella
5,94 Lavezzi (4)
5,86 Zabaleta (6)
5,80 Higuaín (6)
5,77 Gago (4)
5,76 Palacio (3)
5,64 F. Fernández (4)
5,48 Maxi Rodríguez (2)
5,23 Agüero (4)

One rated appearance: 6,13 Basanta, 5,72 Campagnaro, 5,64 R. Álvarez.

Team average ratings.

6,45 Germany
6,34 Mexico
6,32 Colombia
6,27 Costa Rica
6,26 France
6,25 Chile
6,20 Holland
6,19 Algeria
6,06 Argentina
6,02 Belgium, Iran
6,01 USA
5,97 Nigeria
5,91 Ecuador
5,90 Switzerland, Croatia, Ghana, Ivory Coast
5,88 Greece
5,86 Bosnia & Hercegovina
5,84 Uruguay
5,78 England, Italy
5,74 Russia
5,72 Japan, Australia
5,71 Brazil
5,65 South Korea
5,57 Portugal
5,51 Honduras
5,49 Spain
5,34 Cameroon

Per confederation:
6,03 CONCACAF
6,02 South America
5,91 Europe
5,86 Africa
5,78 Asia

Player ratings Holland 0-0 Argentina [2-4 pen.]

Penalties: Ron Vlaar -, Lionel Messi +; Arjen Robben +, Ezequiel Garay +; Wesley Sneijder -, Kun Agüero +; Dirk Kuyt +, Maxi Rodríguez +. Ref: Cüneyt Çakır (Turkey) 6,50. Att: 63.267 (Itaquerão, São Paulo).

Holland: Jasper Cillessen 6,16 -  Ron Vlaar 6,99, Stefan de Vrij 6,29, Bruno Martins Indi 5,26 (46' Daryl Janmaat 5,97), Daley Blind 5,80, Nigel de Jong 6,01 (62' Jordy Clasie 5,95), Wesley Sneijder 5,69, Georginio Wijnaldum 5,81, Robin van Persie 4,98 (96' Klaas Jan Huntelaar 5,43), Arjen Robben 5,74, Dirk Kuyt 6,14. - coach: Louis van Gaal 5,75. = average: 5,87 [vulnerable]
 

Argentina: Sergio Romero 7,41 - Ezequiel Garay 6,65, Martín Demichelis 6,32, Marcos Rojo 5,94, Pablo Zabaleta 6,13, Lucas Biglia 5,97, Enzo Pérez 6,17 (81' Rodrigo Palacio 5,44), Javier Mascherano 7,26, Gonzalo Higuaí­n 5,61 (82' Kun Agüero 5,25), Lionel Messi 5,58, Ezequiel Lavezzi 5,94 (101' Maxi Rodriguez 5,73). - coach: Alejandro Sabella 6,13. = average: 6,10 [satisfactory]


Las calificaciones de Holanda-Argentina en la prensa internacional.

09 July, 2014

Player ratings Brazil 1-7 Germany.

0-1 11' Thomas Müller r. (Toni Kroos), 0-2 23' Miroslav Klose r., 0-3 25' Toni Kroos l. (Philipp Lahm), 0-4 26' Toni Kroos r. (Sami Khedira), 0-5 29' Sami Khedira r. (Mesut Özil), 0-6 69' André Schürrle r. (Philipp Lahm), 0-7 79' André Schürrle r. (Thomas Müller), 1-7 90' Oscar 90. r. (Willian). Ref: Marco Rodríguez (Mexico) 6,88. Att: 58.141 (Mineirão, Belo Horizonte).

Brazil: Júlio César 4,57 - David Luiz 3,64, Marcelo 3,91, Dante 3,62, Maicon 4,14, Fernandinho 3,51 (46' Paulinho 4,80), Oscar 4,55, Luiz Gustavo 4,05, Bernard 3,95, Hulk 3,75 (46' Ramires 4,84), Fred 3,37 (70' Willian 4,75). - coach: Luiz Felipe Scolari 3,07. = average: 4,10 [outrageous]

Germany: Manuel Neuer 7,37 - Benedikt Höwedes 6,74, Mats Hummels 6,90 (46' Per Mertesacker 6,40), Philipp Lahm 7,59, Jérôme Boateng 6,81, Sami Khedira 7,95 (76' Julian Draxler), Bastian Schweinsteiger 7,19, Mesut Özil 6,79, Thomas Müller 8,11, Toni Kroos 8,41, Miroslav Klose 7,47 (58' André Schürrle 7,78). - coach: Joachim Löw 8,54. = average: 7,35 [matchless]



Avaliação dos jogadores que participaram do jogo Brasil 1 x 7 Alemanha.
Libreta de calificaciones Brasil 1-7 Alemania. 
Spielernoten Brasilien-Deutschland 1:7.

08 July, 2014

Today 24 years ago: Germany 1-0 Argentina.

1-0 85' Andreas Brehme penalty. Ref: Codesal (Mexico). Sent off: 65' Monzón, 87' Dezotti. Att: 73.603 (Olimpico, Rome).

Germany: Illgner 6,10 — Augenthaler 6,30, Berthold 5,70 (75' Reuter), Kohler 6,30, Buchwald 6,60 — Brehme 7,20, Häßler 6,20, Matthäus 6,60, Littbarski 6,40 — Klinsmann 6,10, Völler 6,50. = average: 6,36 [strong]

Argentina: Goycoechea 6,30 — Simon 6,20, Serrizuela 6,10, Ruggeri 6,10 (46' Monzón 5,00), Troglio 5,80 — Sensini 5,90, Burruchaga 5,60 (54' Calderón 6,00), Basualdo 6,10, Lorenzo 5,70 — Dezotti 5,30, Maradona 5,90. = average: 5,85 [mediocre]

Average ratings Brazil & Germany.

6,97 Neymar (5 rated appearances)
6,91 T. Müller (5)
6,75 Hummels (4)
6,66 Neuer (5)
6,61 Löw, David Luiz (5)
6,47 Schürrle (3)
6,46 Júlio César (5)
6,43 Thiago Silva (5)
6,42 Kroos (5)
6,33 Fernandinho (3)
6,34 Schweinsteiger (4)
6,32 Lahm (5)
6,21 Klose (3)
6,13 Luis Gustavo (4)
6,12 Khedira (4)
6,11 J. Boateng (5)
6,09 Scolari
6,04 Özil (5), Mertesacker (4)
5,98 Götze (4)
5,97 Höwedes (5)
5,92 Marcelo (5)
5,91 Oscar (5)
5,80 Bernard (2)
5,75 Paulinho (4)
5,66 Willian (2)
5,57 Dani Alves (4)
5,49 Ramires, Mustafi (3)
5,24 (2)
5,20 Fred (2)

One rated appearance: 6,21 Maicon, 6,04 Hernanes, 5,53 Podolski.

Vertically playing teams in the World Cup.

Number of shots/possession.

40,50 Ghana
34,32 Portugal
34,10 Cameroon
33,30 Belgium
31,36 France
30,89 Switzerland
29,16 Bosnia
29,13 Brazil
28,34 Holland
28,33 Iran
27,93 Ivory Coast
27,87 Japan
27,69 Ecuador
27,62 Greece
27,13 Argentina
26,60 Nigeria
25,90 Croatia
25,43 Uruguay
25,30 Russia
24,50 Colombia
23,98 England
23,76 Honduras
23,45 USA
22,62 Germany
21,70 Australia
21,67 Algeria
21,56 South Korea
21,48 Mexico
19,46 Spain
18,95 Italy
18,27 Costa Rica
16,25 Chile



Per confederation:
30,16 Africa
25,02 Europe
24,86 South America
21,74 CONCACAF

Average number of shots in the World Cup.

18,67 Ghana
17,80 France
17,44 Belgium
17,33 Portugal
16,88 Argentina
16,33 Japan
16,00 Bosnia
15,67 Ivory Coast
15,56 Brazil
15,00 Switzerland
14,06 Germany
14,00 Cameroon
13,88 Holland
13,00 Croatia, Russia
12,92 Greece
12,75 Nigeria
12,67 England
12,00 Spain
11,75 Uruguay
11,40 Colombia
11,33 South Korea
11,00 Italy, Honduras
10,75 Mexico
10,67 Ecuador
10,15 USA
9,00 Australia, Chile
8,31 Algeria
8,00 Iran
7,24 Costa Rica


Per confederation:
14,32 Europe
13,88 Africa
12,54 South America
11,16 Asia
9,78 CONCACAF

07 July, 2014

Average possession in the World Cup.

62,22% Argentina
62,16% Germany
61,68% Spain
58,59% Japan
58,04% Italy
56,76% France
56,10% Ivory Coast
55,39% Chile
54,87% Bosnia
53,42% Brazil
52,83% England
52,55% South Korea
52,37% Belgium
51,38% Russia
50,49% Portugal
50,19% Croatia
50,05% Mexico
48,98% Holland
48,56% Switzerland
47,93% Nigeria
46,78% Greece
46,54% Colombia
46,29% Honduras
46,21% Uruguay
46,10% Ghana
43,29% USA
41,47% Australia
41,05% Cameroon
39,63% Costa Rica
38,54% Ecuador
38,35% Algeria
28,24% Iran


Per confederation
53,47% Europe
50,39% South America
45,91% Africa
45,21% Asia
44,82% CONCACAF
Hasta siempre, Don Alfredo.

Today 16 years ago: Brazil 1-1 Holland [4-2 pen.]

1-0 46' Ronaldo, 1-1 85' Kluivert. Penalties: Ronaldo, Rivaldo, Emerson and Dunga scored for Brazil; F. de Boer and Bergkamp scored, Cocu and R. de Boer missed for Holland. Att: 54.000 (Stade Vélodrome, Marseille). 

Brazil: Taffarel 7,50Zé Carlos 5,40, Aldair 5,90, Júnior Baiano 6,00, Roberto Carlos 6,40 — César Sampaio 6,30, Dunga 6,70, Leonardo 6,30 (85' Émerson), Rivaldo 6,70 — Bebeto 5,60 (70' Denílson 6,60), Ronaldo 7,40. = average: 6,40 [strong]


Holland: Van der Sar 6,80 — Reiziger 6,00 (57' Winter 6,10), Stam 6,40, F. De Boer 6,90 — R. De Boer 6,20, Jonk 6,30 (111' Seedorf), Davids 7,10, Cocu 5,90 — Bergkamp 5,50, Kluivert 7,20, Zenden 6,30 (75' Van Hooijdonk 6,20). = average: 6,38 [strong]

06 July, 2014

Passing averages.

Attempted passes/90 minutes:
580 Germany
477 Argentina
401 Holland
363 Brazil

Completed passes/90 minutes:
503 Germany
412 Argentina
329 Holland
295 Brazil

Passing accuracy:
86,66% Germany
86,51% Argentina
82,03% Holland
81,06% Brazil

Passing accuracy (opposing team):
77,40% Brazil
78,95% Argentina
79,25% Germany
80,95% Holland

Possession:
62,22% Argentina
62,16% Germany
53,42% Brazil
48,98% Holland

Player ratings Holland 0-0 Costa Rica [4-3 pen.]

Penalties: Celso Borges +, Robin van Persie +; Bryan Ruiz -, Arjen Robben +; Giancarlo González +, Wesley Sneijder +; Christian Bolaños +, Dirk Kuyt +; Michael Umaña -. Ref: Ravshan Irmatov (Uzbekistan) 5,62. Att: 51.179 (Fonte Nova, Salvador).

Holland: Jasper Cillessen 6,30 (120' Tim Krul 7,68) - Ron Vlaar 6,12, Stefan de Vrij 5,83, Bruno Martins Indi 5,27 (105' Klaas Jan Huntelaar 5,15), Daley Blind 5,69, Wesley Sneijder 7,09, Georginio Wijnaldum 5,77, Robin van Persie 5,59, Arjen Robben 7,30, Dirk Kuyt 6,15, Memphis Depay 5,54 (76' Jeremain Lens 5,62). - coach: Louis van Gaal 7,00. = average: 6,08 [satisfactory


Costa Rica: Keylor Navas 7,85 - Johnny Acosta 6,35, Giancarlo González 6,69, Michael Umaña 6,12, Júnior Díaz 5,48, Cristian Gamboa 6,22 (79' Dave Myrie 5,62), Celso Borges 5,90, Christian Bolaños 6,06, Yeltsin Tejeda 6,33 (97' José Cubero 5,34), Joel Campbell 5,38 (66' Marcos Ureña 5,72), Bryan Ruiz 5,83. - coach: Jorge Pinto 6,64. = average: 6,06 [satisfactory]

05 July, 2014

Player ratings Argentina 1-0 Belgium.

1-0 8' Gonzalo Higuaí­n r. (Ángel Di María). Ref: Nicola Rizzoli (Italy) 6,57. Att: 68.551 (Estádio Nacional Mané Garrincha, Brasília).

Argentina: Sergio Romero 6,13 - Ezequiel Garay 6,68, Martín Demichelis 6,38, José Basanta 6,13, Pablo Zabaleta 6,27, Lucas Biglia 6,30, Ángel Di María 6,23 (33' Enzo Pérez 6,01), Javier Mascherano 6,38, Gonzalo Higuaí­n 7,26 (81' Fernando Gago), Lionel Messi 6,30, Ezequiel Lavezzi 6,09 (71' Rodrigo Palacio 5,93). - coach: Alejandro Sabella 6,54. = average: 6,31 [good]
 

Belgium: Thibaut Courtois 6,27 - Toby Alderweireld 5,41, Vincent Kompany 5,60, Jan Vertonghen 6,15, Daniel van Buyten 5,90, Axel Witsel 5,81, Kevin de Bruyne 5,65, Marouane Fellaini 5,89, Eden Hazard 4,85 (75' Nacer Chadli 5,72), Kevin Mirallas 5,45 (60' Dries Mertens 5,78), Divock Origi 4,92 (59' Romelu Lukaku 5,78). - coach: Marc Wilmots 5,36. = average: 5,66 [disappointing]

Player ratings Brazil 2-1 Colombia.

1-0 7' Thiago Silva l. (Neymar), 2-0 69' David Luiz freekick, 2-1 80' James Rodríguez penalty (Carlos Bacca). Ref: Carlos Velasco Carballo (Spain) 5,38. Att: 60.342 (Castelão, Fortaleza).

Brazil: Júlio César 5,95 - Thiago Silva 7,13, David Luiz 7,65, Marcelo 6,38, Maicon 6,18, Fernandinho 6,50, Paulinho 6,28 (86' Hernanes), Oscar 5,68, Hulk 6,40 (83' Ramires), Fred 4,98, Neymar 6,05 (88' Henrique). - coach: Luiz Felipe Scolari 6,50. = average: 6,29 [good]
 

Colombia: David Ospina 6,22 - Cristián Zapata 5,97, Mario Yepes 6,55, Pablo Armero 5,97, Juan Zúñiga 5,71, Carlos Sánchez 5,38, James Rodríguez 6,82, Juan Cuadrado 5,65 (80' Juan Quintero), Fredy Guarín 5,63, Teófilo Gutiérrez 5,10 (70' Carlos Bacca 6,31), Víctor Ibarbo 5,00 (46' Adrián Ramos 5,81). - coach: José Pekerman 5,86. = average: 5,86 [vulnerable]


Avaliação dos jogadores que participaram do jogo Brasil 2 x 1 Colômbia.
Libreta de calificaciones Brasil 2-1 Colombia.

Player ratings France 0-1 Germany.

0-1 13' Mats Hummels h. (Toni Kroos). Ref: Néstor Pitana (Argentina) 6,09. Att: 74.240 (Maracanã, Rio de Janeiro).

France: Hugo Lloris 6,21 - Mathieu Debuchy 5,77, Patrice Evra 5,97, Raphaël Varane 5,40, Mamadou Sakho 5,80 (71' Laurent Koscielny 5,83), Yohan Cabaye 5,68 (73' Loïc Rémy 5,55), Matthieu Valbuena 6,09 (85' Olivier Giroud), Blaise Matuidi 6,00, Paul Pogba 6,02, Karim Benzema 6,11, Antoine Griezmann 5,94. - coach: Didier Deschamps 5,73. = average: 5,87 [vulnerable]


Germany: Manuel Neuer 7,38 - Benedikt Höwedes 6,07, Mats Hummels 7,81, Philipp Lahm 6,45, Jérôme Boateng 6,15, Sami Khedira 6,09, Bastian Schweinsteiger 6,35, Mesut Özil 5,35 (83' Mario Götze), Thomas Müller 6,38, Toni Kroos 6,40 (90' Christoph Kramer),     Miroslav Klose 5,65 (69' André Schürrle 5,69). - coach: Joachim Löw 6,73. = average: 6,31 [good]

04 July, 2014

Average ratings Brazil & Colombia.

7,65 James Rodríguez (4 rated appearances)
7,18 Neymar (4)
7,02 Juan Cuadrado (4)
6,97 José Pekerman
6,82 Jackson Martínez (2)
6,59 Mario Yepes (3)
6,58 Júlio César (4)
6,52 David Ospina (4)
6,51 Pablo Armero (4)
6,38 Carlos Sánchez (3), Abel Aguilar (2)
6,34 David Luiz (4)
6,28 Cristián Zapata (3)
6,24 Thiago Silva (4), Fernandinho, Juan Quintero (2)
6,23 Juan Zúñiga (3)
6,10 Luis Gustavo (4),
6,06 Scolari, Teófilo Gutiérrez (3)
5,93 Oscar (4), Alexander Mejia (3)
5,91 Santiago Arias (2)
5,89 Víctor Ibarbo (2)
5,86 Bernard (2)
5,75 Marcelo (4)
5,61 Paulinho (3)
5,59 Hulk (3)
5,52 Dani Alves (4)
5,49 Ramires (3)
5,28 (2)
5,26 Fred (4)

Only one rated appearance: 6,30 Faryd Mondragón, 6,25 Adrián Ramos, 6,02 Hernanes, 5,92 Carlos Carbonero, 5,86 Fredy Guarín, 5,85 Willian, 5,77 Eder Balanta, 5,43 Carlos Valdés

Team average: Brazil 5,96 - Colombia 6,43.



Avaliação dos jogadores do Brasil e da Colômbia.
Libreta de calificaciones Brasil y Colombia.

Average ratings Germany & France.

7,05 Thomas Müller (4 rated appearances)
6,97 Matthieu Valbuena (3)
6,87 André Schürrle (2)
6,86 Karim Benzema (4)
6,78 Didier Deschamps
6,58 Paul Pogba (4), Yohan Cabaye (3)
6,54 Joachim Löw
6,53 Antoine Griezmann (3)
6,50 Miroslav Klose (2)
6,48 Mathieu Debuchy (3)
6,45 Manuel Neuer (4)
6,39 Blaise Matuidi (4)
6,38 Toni Kroos (4), Bastian Schweinsteiger (3)
6,34 Mats Hummels (3)
6,26 Philipp Lahm (4)
6,25 Moussa Sissoko (3)
6,24 Raphaël Varane (4)
6,21 Hugo Lloris (4)
6,20 Mesut Özil (4)
6,12 Sami Khedira (3)
6,09 Mario Götze, Olivier Giroud (3)
6,06 Jérôme Boateng (4)
6,05 Laurent Koscielny, Mamadou Sakho (3)
6,04 Per Mertesacker (4), Patrice Evra (3)
5,83 Benedikt Höwedes (4)
5,28 Shkodran Mustafi (2)

One rated appearance: 6,24 Bacary Sagna, 6,04 Rio Mavuba, 5,96 Lucas Digne & Morgan Schneiderlin, 5,56 Lukas Podolski


Team average: Germany 6,26 - France 6,36.


Avaliação dos jogadores da Alemanha e da França.
Libreta de calificaciones Alemania y Francia.

03 July, 2014

Player ratings Germany 2-1 Algeria [aet]

1-0 92' André Schürrle heal (Thomas Müller), 2-0 120' Mesut Özil ll., 2-1 120' Abdelmoumen Djabou l. (Sofiane Féghouli). Ref: Sandro Ricci (Brazil) 6,25. Att: 43.063 (Beira-Rio, Porto Alegre).

Germany: Manuel Neuer 7,25 - Benedikt Höwedes 5,50, Philipp Lahm 6,48, Per Mertesacker 5,79, Jérôme Boateng 6,11, Shkodran Mustafi 5,41 (70' Sami Khedira 6,06), Bastian Schweinsteiger 6,25 (109' Christoph Kramer), Mesut Özil 5,98, Thomas Müller 6,52, Toni Kroos 6,21, Mario Götze 4,88 (46' André Schürrle 7,23). - coach: Joachim Löw 6,40. = average: 6,13 [satisfactory]

Algeria: Raïs M'Bolhi 7,54 - Faouzi Ghoulam 6,11, Essaïd Belkalem 6,30, Rafik Halliche 6,52 (97' Madjid Bougherra 5,66), Aïssa Mandi 5,90, Medhi Lacen 5,98, Sofiane Féghouli 6,24, Saphir Taïder 5,74 (78' Yacine Brahimi 5,52), Mehdi Mostefa 6,20, Islam Slimani 6,22, El Arbi Soudani 5,60 (100' Abdelmoumen Djabou 6,34). - coach: Vahid Halilhodžić 6,45. = average: 6,13 [satisfactory



Calificaciones Alemania 2-1 Argelia.

Today 24 years ago: Italy 1-1 Argentina [3-4 pen.]

1-0 17' Schillaci, 1-1 67' Caniggia. Penalties: F. Baresi, R. Baggio, De Agostini scored, Donadoni and Serena missed for Italy; Serrizuela, Burruchaga, Olarticoechea and Maradona scored for Argentina. Att: 59.578 (San Paolo, Naples).

Argentina: Goycoechea 7,30 — Ruggeri 6,30, Simon 5,80, Olarticoechea 6,50, Serrizuela 6,10 — Giusti 5,90, Burruchaga 6,60, Basualdo 6,00 (99' Batista), Calderón 5,60 (46' Troglio 6,10) — Caniggia 7,10, Maradona 6,60. =average: 6,32 [good]
 

Italy: Zenga 5,60 — F. Baresi 6,60, Maldini 6,20, Bergomi 6,20, Ferri 6,40 — De Agostini 6,20, Donadoni 6,30, De Napoli 6,20, Giannini 5,70 (75' R. Baggio 6,30) — Vialli 5,30 (71' Serena 6,00), Schillaci 6,50. = average: 6,12 [satisfactory]