West Ham had the better possession at 61% but slightly less territory at 47%.

We created far more chances at 14, compared to 5 by Cardiff.

We had 17 shots with 11 on target. Cardiff had 9 shots with 5 on target.

West Ham dominated the passing with 356 completed from 464, giving a slightly low 77% pass completion.

Cardiff completed 201 passes from 295 (68%)

The number of passes in the attacking third were very close however due to Cardiff getting the ball forward quicker.


14% of our passes attempted were in the defensive third, 62% in the middle third and 24% in the attacking third.

We only completed 61% of our passes in the attacking third.

Noble attempted and completed the highest number of passes for us again with 55 passes from 70, meaning his pass completion was 78%.

Diop completed an impressive 52 passes from 56, giving hm our highest completion rate of 93%

A poor pass completion of 44% form Chicharito in his 64mins.


Snodgrass was top of our attacking stats including creating 6 chances, 10 crosses and 11 passes in the attacking third.

Good stats from Anderson also including 3 chance created and 15 passes in the attacking third.

Lower stats overall from the team due to our dominance in possession.

Noble also topped our defensive stats.


Some Views on Individual Stats

Antonio – Stats ok in attack including his goal from the right back position.

Diop – Didn’t have much to do in defence, excellent pass completion

Ogbonna – 3 clearances and 40 completed passes.

Masuaku – 3 tackles and better pass completion than last few matches.

Snodgrass – Top of our attacking stats even though taken off on 76 mins. Created 6 chances.

Noble – Good passing stats and 3 interceptions

Rice – Good attacking stats including 13 recoveries and 2 shots on target.

Anderson – Created 3 chance and completed 15 passes in the attacking third.

Chicharito – Poor stats, didn’t get involved in the game. Low pass completion.

Arnautovic – Not showing much in the stats before his injury, created 1 chance and had 1 shot on target.



Perez – 2 goals from his 2 shots on target.

Carroll – Not much shown in the stats for his 26+ mins

Diangana – Good stats for just 14+ mins, 2 chances created, 2 shots on target and 4 crosses.





By Gonzo

West Ham fan for as long as I can remember. I was flukey enough to watch The Irons beat Bury 10-0 in my first ever game . . . True to form, West Ham then went out and signed their central defender 😬

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