84 touches, 6 key passes; Payet stars again in France win

France's Dimitri Payet celebrates at the end of the match

The West Ham star was in fine form during France's 2-0 win over Albania.

France's Dimitri Payet celebrates at the end of the matchFrance's Dimitri Payet celebrates at the end of the match

West Ham United star Dimitri Payet was once again in fine form as France beat Albania on Wednesday evening.

The midfielder was the star of the show in the opening game victory over Romania as he struck a magnificent effort to hand all three points to the French.

France's Dimitri Payet celebrates at the end of the matchFrance's Dimitri Payet celebrates at the end of the match

That performance saw him handed the starring spot in the number ten role in the game against Albania as the hosts sought to seal their progression from the group stages.

He did just, scoring a late goal to seal a 2-0 win as his side left it until the dying minutes to secure all three points. And is his stats from the game, provided by WhoScored, show how impressive he was across the victory.

  TeamMatchTouchesUnsuccessful TouchShots
on 
Target
GoalsDribblesAccurate PassKey
Passes
Passing Accuracy
Dimitri Payet France France vs Albania 84 2 3 1 3 54 6 79%

In total he managed 84 touches, the second highest of every French player, with just two of those proving unsuccessful.

His passing was at it’s usual sublime level, as he posted 54 passes in total, as well as six key passes, the most of any France player, enjoying a pass success of 79%.

He also enjoyed three shots, culminating in his goal, and three dribbles in another fine performance that will have caught the eye of many. 

France's Dimitri Payet before the matchFrance's Dimitri Payet before the match

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