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21 May 2019

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21 May 2019

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A statistical look at Huddersfield Town’s Christopher Schindler

- In-depth look at Christopher Schindler
- Defender tops a number of stats for Huddersfield Town
- Find out how Schindler compares to other Premier League defenders

How does Christopher Schindler compare to other Huddersfield Town and Premier League players?

Well, has delved into the stats surrounding the English top-flight and the German defender to find out.

Town’s Club Captain has made the most appearances for Town playing in 37 games and racking up the most minutes with 3,262, ahead of Jonas Lössl who has 2,777.

In terms of minutes played, Schindler has the 22nd highest in the top-flight, 158 minutes behind the 12 that played every minute – only 11 above him are outfield players.

Blocks: 34
Premier League Ranking: 8th
Top Premier League Player: James Tarkowski (56)

The German centre-back is top for Town for the number of blocks made during the 2018/19 Premier League season.

His 34 blocks rank him eighth in the top-flight and is greater than the number he recorded during Town’s first ever Premier League season. Schindler was quite far ahead of his teammates, Terence Kongolo and Philip Billing were joint-second with 16.

Interceptions: 70
Town Ranking: 2nd
Premier League Ranking: 12th
Top Premier League Player: Etienne Capoue (86)

Town’s Player of the Season is also among the Premier League elite for the number of interceptions, despite being second for the Terriers.

Jonathan Hogg is has made two more than the defender and is ranked eighth in the top-flight. Mathias Zanka comes as a close third just one interception behind Schindler.

Clearances: 134
Headed Clearances: 61
Premier League Ranking: 27th
Top Premier League Player: Shane Duffy (243)

The 29-year-old is top for Town in terms of clearances in the Premier League for both normal and headed clearances.

Schindy is, once again, well ahead of his teammates with Terence Kongolo coming second recording 97 clearances and 38 headed clearances.

Aerial Battles Won: 137
Town Ranking: 2nd
Premier League Ranking: 14th
Top Premier League Player: Aleksandar Mitrović (240)

Adding to his impressive stat for the number of headed clearances, Schindler was also ranked second for Town for aerial battles won.

He is second behind striker Steve Mounié who has 212 and is ranked third in the top-flight.

He hasn’t only been impressing at the back! Schindler’s stats are also good with the ball.

Passes: 1,551
Premier League Ranking: 48th
Top Premier League Player: Jorginho (3,118)

The defender has made the most passes at Town during the 2018/19, ahead of Jonathan Hogg who made 1,546.

The 6ft 2ins centre-back has been playing the ball out from the back for the Terriers.

Touches: 1,974
Premier League Ranking: 59th
Top Premier League Players: Jorginho (3,551)

Similarly to passes, Schindler is also ahead of both Jonathan Hogg and Aaron Mooy for touches during the Club’s second season in the Premier League.

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