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Dries Mertens

Striker, Attacking Midfielder (Centre) S, AM (C) - Napoli

Recent Matches & Performances

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The next match which Dries Mertens's team, Napoli, are involved in. This includes the date and location of the fixture.

14:00 -
Oct 25, 2020 at Stadio Ciro Vigorito
Serie A - Game Week 5

Season 2020/2021 Stats

The playing stats (including matchratings) of Dries Mertens for the 2020/2021 season, with other seasons available to be selected. As well as competitions that can be viewed, the graphic can be filtered to general, discipline, defending, errors, disruption, passing, creation, attacking, and decisive statistics.

COMPETITION APPS
  • FOULS P90 FOULED P90 TACKLES
    A/W P90
    AERIALS
    A/W P90
    DUELS
    A/W P90
    CLEAR P90 ERR CHANCE ERR GOAL POSS LOST
    P90
    Offside
    P90
    TOUCHES
    P90
    INTERCEPT
    P90
    RECOV
    P90
    LAST MAN
    TACKLE
    PASSES
    P90
    PASS
    COMP %
    FINAL THIRD
    P90
    LONG BALLS
    P90
    BIG
    CHANCES
    DRIBBLES
    P90
    CROSSES
    P90
    PEN SHOTS
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    TARGET
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    BLOCKED
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    IN BOX
    P90
    DECISIVE FIRST EQUALISER MOM AVG
    Rating
    Serie A ISA 3 230 2 3 0 0 1.6 0.4 2.4/2.0 0.8/0.0 7.4/2.7 0.4 0 0 12.5 0.0 48.1 0.4 3.1 0 33.7 81% 18.0 1.6 2 0.0 4.3 0 2.7 1.6 0.8 5.9 1 1 0 1
    8.1
    UEFA Nations League UNL 2 170 2 2 0 0 0.0 1.1 0.5/0.5 0.0/0.0 4.8/2.7 0.5 0 0 20.1 0.0 57.7 1.1 2.7 0 36.0 74% 21.2 3.2 1 1.1 6.9 0 3.2 1.6 0.0 6.4 0 0 0 0
    7.9

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    About Dries Mertens

    Who is Dries Mertens?

    Dries Mertens is 33-years-old, born on 06 May 1987, and is a right-footed professional football player from Belgium. Born in Leuven, Dries Mertens has also played in Eredivisie for PSV and in KNVB Beker for Utrecht.

    Dries Mertens is a player who could be described as late developer, as it took a position switch from the wing to centre-forward which would see him realise his full potential. Mertens gained his reputation at PSV Einhoven where he scored an impressive 37 goals in 62 matches, which eventually led to a transfer to Napoli. Following Gonzalo Higuain’s move to Juventus and an injury to his direct replacement, Arkadiusz Milik, Mertens was moved to the central striker role where he has excelled ever since. His exploits have made him a darling of the Partenopei supporters. He has been a member of the Belgian national team for nearly a decade and was part of the side that finished third at the 2018 World Cup.He currently plays as a Striker, Attacking Midfielder (Centre) in Serie A for club Napoli.

    How good is Dries Mertens?

    Based on our FC Ranking and match performance analysis he currently has a ranking of 86 out of 99 which is 'Valuable-level' compared to other football players around the world.

    What are Dries Mertens's last performances?

    One of his best performances from last period, was the match against Genoa, played on 27 September 2020 in Serie A (Regular Season). Dries Mertens received a match rating from FC of 9.6 for his performance and Napoli won the match with a score of 6-0. The Striker, Attacking Midfielder (Centre) scored 1 goal and had 2 assists.

    Other exemplary match performances of Dries Mertens in this period were:
    RB Salzburg - Napoli (2-3), played on 23 October 2019 for the UEFA Champions League (Group Stage). He received a match rating of 9.3 Scored 2 goals and made 1 assist.
    Belgium - Iceland (5-1), played on 08 September 2020 for the UEFA Nations League (League A). He received a match rating of 8.3 Scored 1 goal and made 1 assist.

    One of his least good performances was the match against Udinese, played on 19 July 2020 in Serie A (Regular Season). Dries Mertens received a match rating from FC of 5.3 for his performance and Napoli won the match with a score of 2-1.

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