Nottingham Forest: 9 stats you need to know this season

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A collection of the top stats of Nottingham Forest’s Championship campaign so far, featuring Michael Mancienne, Britt Assombalonga, Henri Lansbury and Michail Antonio

Michail Antonio seems to be more active than any of the Nottingham Forest players when it comes to trying to score goals.

  PositionTeamTotal Shots/GameShots on Target/GameShots off Target/GameGoalsAppearancesMins Played
Michail Antonio MF Forest 3.25 1.25 1.5 9 24 2,038
Britt Assombalonga FW Forest 2.96 0.87 1.48 13 23 1,930
Henri Lansbury MF Forest 2.28 0.61 1.06 2 18 1,377
Andy Reid MF Forest 2.17 0.33 1.33 0 6 492
Tom Ince MF Forest 2 0.33 0.83 0 6 333

It is interesting to note than Henri Lansbury has given more key passes than any of the Forest players, but it is Antonio who has created more big chances.

  PositionTeamKey PassesBig Chance CreatedAppearancesMins Played
Henri Lansbury MF Forest 45 6 18 1,377
Michail Antonio MF Forest 32 9 24 2,038
Ben Osborn MF Forest 24 2 16 1,011
Chris Burke MF Forest 17 1 21 1,601
Britt Assombalonga FW Forest 16 1 23 1,930

Britt Assombalonga and Antonio have been two of the best players for Forest so far this season, but both have been guilty of missing some very good chances.

  PositionTeamBig Chance MissedAppearancesMins Played
Britt Assombalonga FW Forest 6 23 1,930
Michail Antonio MF Forest 5 24 2,038

Only five of the Forest players have directly been responsible for conceding goals, Daniel Fox the chief among them.

  PositionTeamError Lead To GoalAppearancesMins Played
Daniel Fox DF Forest 2 16 1,307
Karl Darlow GK Forest 1 24 2,160
Eric Lichaj DF Forest 1 22 1,546
Michael Mancienne DF Forest 1 23 2,069

Midfielder Robert Tesche has made the most number of tackles and won the most as well.

  PositionTeamTotal TackleWon TackleAppearancesMins Played
Robert Tesche MF Forest 53 42 18 1,324
Eric Lichaj DF Forest 46 34 22 1,546
Michael Mancienne DF Forest 42 33 23 2,069
Michail Antonio MF Forest 33 27 24 2,038
Henri Lansbury MF Forest 30 22 18 1,377

Antonio has attempted and won the most number of dribbles among the Forest players, but interestingly it is Matty Fryatt who is second in the list of attempted dribbles.

  PositionTeamTotal Dribbles/GameDribbles Won/GameAppearancesMins Played
Michail Antonio MF Forest 4.71 2.08 24 2,038
Matty Fryatt FW Forest 2.12 0.47 17 1,248
Jack Hunt DF Forest 1.76 0.76 17 1,265
Chris Burke MF Forest 1.71 0.95 21 1,601
Jamie Paterson FW Forest 1.69 0.92 13 433

Former Chelsea defender Michael Mancienne is leading the list of aerial duels won for Forest, having emerged victorious in almost four such challenges per game.

  PositionTeamAerial Won/GamesAppearancesMins Played
Michael Mancienne DF Forest 3.83 23 2,069
Michail Antonio MF Forest 3.54 24 2,038
Chris Cohen MF Forest 3.5 6 462
Jamaal Lascelles DF Forest 3.4 10 664
Jack Hobbs DF Forest 2.75 4 343

Of the outfield players, midfielder Andy Reid has made the most ball recoveries, although he has made only six appearances in the Championship so far this season. Tesche's average of 6.44 per game is quite impressive as he has featured in 18 matches.

  PositionTeamBall Recovery/GameAppearancesMins Played
Andy Reid MF Forest 8.33 6 492
Robert Tesche MF Forest 6.44 18 1,324
Chris Cohen MF Forest 6 6 462
Ben Osborn MF Forest 5.38 16 1,011
David Vaughan MF Forest 5 6 408

In six Championship appearances, Reid has had 67.33 touches per game, while Fox has had 64.44 touches per match.

  PositionTeamTouches/GameAppearancesMins Played
Andy Reid MF Forest 67.33 6 492
Daniel Fox DF Forest 64.44 16 1,307
Robert Tesche MF Forest 59.11 18 1,324
Michael Mancienne DF Forest 57.3 23 2,069
Chris Cohen MF Forest 57 6 462

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