The Championship’s top five players for chances created, dribbles, tackles etc

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Leeds United and West Brom were leading the Championship prior to its postponement due to the coronavirus – and both clubs possess two of the most creative players in the competition.

We’ve compiled the top five players in the 2019-20 Championship in terms of goals, assists, chances created, dribbles, tackles and more.

Note: Only players to have played at least 500 minutes in the competition this season have been included.

Goals

5. Cauley Woodrow (Barnsley), Bryan Mbuemo (Brentford) – 14
4. Karlan Grant (Huddersfield Town) – 16
3. Lewis Grabban (Nottingham Forest) – 17
2. Ollie Watkins (Brentford) – 22
1. Aleksandar Mitrovic (Fulham) – 23

Assists

5. Nine players – 7
4. Jacob Brown (Barnsley), Eberechi Eze (QPR) – 8
3. Jed Wallace (Millwall) – 9
2. John Swift (Reading) – 10
1. Niclas Eliasson (Bristol City), Matheus Pereira (West Brom) – 12

Chances created per 90

5. John Swift (Reading), Fran Villalba (Birmingham City) – 2.6
4. Niclas Eliasson (Bristol City) – 2.7
3. Pablo Hernandez (Leeds United) – 2.8
2. Matheus Pereira (West Brom) – 2.9
1. Izzy Brown (Luton Town) – 3.4

Dribbles per 90

5. Bright Osayi-Samuel (QPR), Grady Diangana (West Brom) – 3.2
4. Ovie Ejaria (Reading) – 3.3
3. Said Benrahma (Brentford) – 3.4
2. Kyle Edwards (West Brom) – 3.7
1. Lucas Boye (Reading), Adama Diakhaby (Huddersfield Town) – 3.8

Tackles per 90

5. Lewis MacLeod (Wigan Athletic), Lewis O’Brien (Huddersfield Town) – 3.4
4. Max Lowe (Derby County) – 4.1
3. Graeme Shinnie (Derby County) – 4.4
2. Samba Sow (Nottingham Forest) – 4.6
1. Kevin Stewart (Hull City) – 4.7

Interceptions per 90

5. Tommy Rowe (Bristol City), Yoann Barbet (QPR) – 2.5
4. Mads Andersen (Barnsley), Mathew Pennington (Hull City), Taylor Moore (Bristol City) – 2.6
3. Michael Sollbauer (Barnsley) – 2.8
2. Glen Rea (Luton Town) – 3.2
1. Dujon Sterling (Wigan Athletic) – 3.4

Shots blocked per 90

5. Ryan Taffazolli (Hull City), Nathan Baker (Bristol City), Jake Clarke-Salter (Birmingham City) – 1.2
4. Six players  – 1.3
3. Glen Rea (Luton Town) – 1.4
2. Richard Keogh (lol Derby County) – 1.5
1. Curtis Nelson (Cardiff City), Tomas Kalas (Bristol City) – 1.7


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