Which player has scored five goals from just 10 shots this season? And who is the only goalkeeper to register a shot on target?
Last Updated: 09/04/20 12:13pm
This week, we are looking at the best Alternative XIs of the Premier League season.
The final instalment is a side full of the most ruthless finishers, with players converting a higher percentage of chances than anyone else at their position.
As with each of these Alternative XIs, a 4-3-3 formation will be used and, for shot conversion, players must have scored at least three goals and had a suitable number of shots for their position.
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This season’s most clinical defence also contains one of the division’s best outright defenders. Liverpool’s Virgil van Dijk has found the net four times – a joint-high for Premier League defenders – from just 23 attempts at goal. He partners Brighton’s Adam Webster at centre-back, whose three goals have come from just 14 shots this season.
Leicester’s Ricardo Pereira and Chelsea’s Marcos Alonso – who scored from each of his last three shots on target – then make the team at full-back. Perhaps surprisingly, no players from Newcastle – who have scored more goals via defenders than any other team this season – make the line-up.
Ben Foster is selected, being the only goalkeeper to register a shot on target in the Premier League this season.
Only two players have a better shot conversion rate than Sadio Mane this season …