HEAD-TO-HEAD: Chadli v Johnson - Did Spurs or Sunderland star shine brightest?

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Tottenham Hotspur winger Nacer Chadli and Sunderland star Adam Johnson both scored on Saturday, but who had the most impressive stats?

 

Chadli V Johnson

Nacer Chadli and Adam Johnson exchanged quick-fire goals for Tottenham Hotspur and Sunderland respectively on Saturday.

The Belgian winger put Spurs ahead after just two minutes only to see Johnson equalise less than 180 seconds later with a fine solo effort. But goals aside, which player had the most impressive individual showing in Saturday's 2-2 draw? 

As you can see from the stats above, it was a close in practically every area, with the Tottenham player narrowly out-performing Johnson in four key factors.

Chadli made two key passes and had three scoring attempts, two of which were on target.  In comparison the Sunderland star made just one key pass, and had two scoring attempts, with one of those forcing a save.

The Spurs player also outdid Johnson in terms of passing accuracy, with 83% of his passes finding a teammate compared with 77% of Johnson's.

However, the Sunderland man did have four take-ons - twice as many as Chadli - while he showed up the Spurs man when it came to forward passes: Johnson making 13 while his rival failed to make any.

In the end, Johnson is likely to be the happier with the result given how the match panned out, but both players showed they will have big roles to play for their respective clubs this season.

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