Everton’s Leighton Baines v Manchester United’s Luke Shaw: Who has been better this season?

Leighton Baines

Everton and Manchester United will face each other at Goodison Park in the Premier League today.

Leighton Baines and Luke Shaw are two of the best left-backs in the Premier League, and they will face each other today.

Everton will take on Manchester United at Goodison Park in the Premier League this afternoon, and Baines will be looking to show that he is better than his England international.

Baines and Shaw are important players for Everton and United respectively, but who has been better in the English top flight so far this season?

  Errors Lead To Shots/GamesEffective Blocked Crosses/GameTackles Won/GameInterceptions/GameDuels Won/GameTotal Crosses/GameChances created/GameAppearancesMins Played
Leighton Baines 0.04 0.79 1.5 1.5 4.68 5.61 2.25 28 2,520
Luke Shaw 0 0.79 1.14 0.64 4.79 2.86 0.86 14 996

Shaw has made only 14 appearances in the league for United, but that’s mainly because of injuries.

The 19-year-old former Southampton youngster is not having exactly a great debut season for the Red Devils on a personal level, but he has shown some positive signs.

The teenager has not many a single error which has let to a shot and has won 1.14 tackles per game.

In contrast, Baines has made an error which has let to a shot, and his tackles won per game ratio is marginally better than than of Shaw.

Baines and Shaw have virtually won the same number of duels per game, but the Everton left-back has been much better with his crosses and interceptions.

The 30-year-old Wigan Athletic star has also been more creative than Shaw this season.

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