Stats show Artem Dzyuba is the Russia star England will have to watch

Infographic One To Watch Euro 2016 B Dzyuba

England take on Russia in their Euro 2016 Group B opener on Saturday.

England manager Roy HodgsonEngland manager Roy Hodgson

England take on Russia on Saturday in the opening game of their Euro 2016 campaign as both sides look to start the tournament with a win. 

The game is arguably the hardest that the Three Lions will face in Group B, with clashes against Wales and Slovakia to come. 

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The Russians have several danger men that Roy Hodgson’s side will have to be wary of if they are to come away with a victory.

One of those is striker Artem Dzyuba, with the striker having enjoyed a fine year in the Russian Premier League in 2015/16. Oulala decided to profile him to show England what they will be coming up against this weekend.

Infographic One To Watch Euro 2016 B Dzyuba

Starting with goals, Dzyuba managed 15 in total last season, the third highest tally in the division.He had 55 shots in total, enjoying a 56% shot accuracy and 27% conversion rate across the campaign.

He was also a creative force, creating 52 chances in total and registering five assists as a result. Dribbling wise he managed 13 successful take ons, while he also won a mammoth 75 aerial duels across the campaign.

Decent stats from Dzyuba then, who it appears England will need to keep a close eye on if they are to secure all three points in their Group B opener.

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