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Dries Mertens

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

Recent Matches & Performances

A graph displaying Dries Mertens's form, up and down via their performance for each fixture. The matchratings range from zero to 10 and are calculated via our algorithms covering more then 50 datapoints.

Next match

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

19:00 -
21 Oct, 2021 at Stadio San Paolo
UEFA Europa League - Gameweek 3

Season 2021/2022 Stats

The playing stats (including matchratings) of Dries Mertens for the 2021/2022 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 P90 TARGET P90 BLOCKED P90 IN BOX P90 DECISIVE FIRST EQUALISER MOM AVG RATING
    Serie A ISA 0 (2) 0 0 0 0 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
    FIFA Friendlies FRI 1 (1) 0 0 0 0 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
    UEFA Nations League UNL 4 3 2 1 0 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -

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    About Dries Mertens

    Who is Dries Mertens?

    Dries Mertens is 34-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 58 out of 99 which is 'Average-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 Roma, played on 21 March 2021 in Serie A (Regular Season). Dries Mertens received a match rating from FC of 8.1 for his performance and Napoli won the match with a score of 0-2. The Striker, Attacking Midfielder (Centre) scored 2 goals. Dries Mertens scored the winning goal.

    Other exemplary match performances of Dries Mertens in this period were:
    Napoli - Sampdoria (2-1), played on 13 December 2020 for the Serie A (Regular Season). He received a match rating of 8 1 assist.
    Napoli - Roma (4-0), played on 29 November 2020 for the Serie A (Regular Season). He received a match rating of 7.6 Scored 1 goal.

    One of his least good performances was the match against Hellas, played on 24 January 2021 in Serie A (Regular Season). Dries Mertens received a match rating from FC of 5 for his performance and Napoli lost the match with a score of 3-1.

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