Player of the Day

FC Player of the Day, 10 Nov: Radja Nainggolan (Cagliari)

A hat-trick of assists and a goal for the former Inter man as Fiorentina are defeated 5-2.

 
11:38am on Monday 11th November 2019
By
Martin Macdonald
Radja Nainggolan
AM, M (C) - Cagliari - 31 yrs
MAN OF THE MATCH
78'
10
Nov 10, 2019
1Goals
3Assists
3Total shots
11Final third passes
3Touches in box
7Ball recovered
37Passes
58Touches

Nainggolan was on fire for Cagliari as the Rossoblu impressively demolished Fiorentina to move up to fourth in Serie A ahead of the likes of Atalanta, Roma, and Napoli.

Each of his three of assists showed a class that makes one wonder why Roma and Inter were not as keen as they should have been to retain his services. The first was a stabbed pass threaded through the middle, as was the third, while the second in between was a flashed cross along the six-yard box for Giovanni Simeone to flick home.

The Belgian's best moment was yet to come, however, as he added another screamer to his portfolio with a wonder strike into the top corner from 30 yards.

Defensively, he recovered the ball seven times for the hosts, and completed 31 out of 37 passes.

Cagliari fixtures, results, statistics and ratings

 
Name
Team
Nationality
Position
Age
Apps
MOM
Fouls P90
Fouled P90
Tackles Att/Won P90
Aerials Att/Won P90
Intercept P90
Clearance P90
Err Chance P90
Err Goal P90
Touches P90
Passes P90
Pass comp %
Final Third P90
Long ball P90
Poss Lost P90
Shots P90
On Target P90
Blocked P90
Touches box P90
Big chance P90
Decisive
First
Equaliser
Penalty won
Clean sheet %
Saves P90
Goals con P90
Pen con
Pen saves
Form
Radja Nainggolan
BEL
AM, M (C)
31
9(1)
775
2(0)
4
1
4
0
1.2
1.6
1.7/1.1
-
1.1
1.2
-
-
63.5
42.7
79%
16.7
6.7
17.0
2.7
0.8
0.5
1.7
0.1
0.1
-
0
20%
-
0.8
0
0
80
Extra note text etc..

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