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Stats show Luka Modric no match for 21yo Spurs midfielder

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Harry Winks and Luka Modric go head-to-head for a second time in a fortnight this evening and exclusive stats from Oulala.com reveal the 21-year-old Tottenham midfielder is outperforming the Real Madrid star in a number of key areas in the Champions League this season. 
 


 
Winks recently revealed Modric was one of his heroes and is eager to emulate the Croatian's playing style. The pair will square up for a second time, following Tottenham's 1-1 draw against Real Madrid at the Bernabeu on October 17th, a game in which Winks earned huge praise following his excellent performance.
 
We have analysed Winks' and Modric's stats in the Champions League group phase and our data shows the Spurs midfielder has outperformed the Real Madrid star in five key areas. 
 

 
Despite playing a game less, Winks has bettered Modric for pass completion (89.2% to 88.8%). On a per game basis, the 21-year-old has also made more interceptions (2 to 1), more blocks (0.5 to 0) more clearances (1 to 0.3) and more successful dribbles (2 to 1.3).
 
Tottenham and Real Madrid sit joint top of Group H with seven points. Both have scored seven goals and conceded two. Something's got to give...
 

 
 
 
Russell Cane
Content Manager
russ@oulala.com

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