Comparing Tammy Abraham and Olivier Giroud since the start of 19-20

As Chelsea want to challenge for silverware under Frank Lampard in 2020-21, Tammy Abraham has found his performances under the spotlight amid uncertainty over his place in the team as well as speculation surrounding the future of Olivier Giroud.

Abraham was guilty of missing a host of chances in Chelsea’s 0-0 draw with Tottenham on Sunday, prompting questions over whether Giroud would be a more effective option to lead the line at Stamford Bridge.

We’ve compared the two players’ respective stats since the start of the 2019-20 campaign, including both their own records in front of goal as well as the success of the side when each player starts.

Tammy Abraham

Individual stats
Minutes: 3,734
Goals: 23
Assists: 8
Minutes per goal: 162.35
Minutes per goal or assist: 120.5

Collective stats
Win rate when starting: 51.1%
Loss rate when starting: 36.2%
Goals per game: 1.4
Goals against per game: 1.1
Points per game: 1.31

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Olivier Giroud

Individual stats
Minutes: 1,597
Goals: 12
Assists: 1
Minutes per goal: 133.1
Minutes per goal or assist: 122.8

Collective stats
Win rate when starting: 61.1%
Loss rate when starting: 27.8%
Goals Scored: 37
Goals Against: 17
Points per Game: 1.95

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