Kaboul v Alderweireld: Who has been worse so far this season?

Toby Alderweireld

Sunderland and Tottenham Hotspur will face each other at the Stadium of Light in the Premier League this afternoon.

Sunderland and Tottenham Hotspur are both struggling for points and for form at the moment.

The duo will take on each other at the Stadium of Light in the Premier League this afternoon.

It promises to be an intriguing game of football, and both Younes Kaboul and Toby Alderweireld will be looking to play a key role.

While Kaboul will line up for hosts Sunderland in central defence, Alderweireld will feature for Spurs at centre-back.

Tottenham sold Kaboul to the Black Cats in the summer transfer window and signed Alderweireld from Atletico Madrid, but has that decision paid off?

  Duels wonHeaders wonError Lead To GoalError Lead To ShotGoals ConcededBlocked CrossesTotal TacklesTackles WonTotal ClearancesInterceptionsAppearancesMins Played
Younes Kaboul 19 10 1 0 9 2 8 7 24 10 3 270
Toby Alderweireld 12 7 0 0 4 0 3 2 19 8 4 360

As the above Opta Stats table shows, Kaboul is actually having a better season than Alderweireld on a personal level at least.

This will come as a surprise to many Premier League followers, especially as the 29-year-old has been one of the worst players for Sunderland so far this season (click here to read more).

Does this mean that Alderweireld has been worse than Kaboul so far this campaign?

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