# statistics

Perfect penalty taker and biggest win in 18 years: statistics of the first third of the season

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In our statistical review we tell who hit the goal most often, who won a lot of tackles and made a lot of interceptions on the other half of the pitch.

Dynamo players have never been shown red cards in first 11 games of the season. Only PFC Sochi, Spartak, FC Rostov and Rubin can also be proud of it.

Balbuena, Galkin, Gladyshev, Laxalt and Makarov made their debut appearances for Dynamo. At the same time, Denis and Yaroslav have already scored goals.

After 10 rounds, the White-Blues remain second in the Russian Premier League table. Apart from the opening rounds, Dynamo were standing so high in the table during the 2011/12 transition season. Then, three rounds before the end, our team was second, but eventually finished fourth.

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The best assist maker of the team Szymański has 3 assists on his account. According to the goal + assist system Seba shares the first place with Daniil Fomin — both earned 6 points.

At the start of the season, Dynamo won 5 away matches, which is the best result among all RPL clubs.

Fomin scored 6 goals – it is only one goal less than his personal record that he had set last season. Daniil successfully converted three penalties and brought the number of converted penalties to 16 out of 16 in his senior career.

At the start of the Russian Cup, the White-Blues beat Dynamo Stavropol by 6:0, having sealed the biggest win since 2003. Then, Zenit Saint Petersburg have been defeated in the Russian championship fixture by 7:1. Six different Dynamo players scored last time in the 1958 USSR championship match against Dinamo Tbilisi (6:1).

10 players of our side have been called up to their national teams: Fomin, Makarov, Zakharyan, Tyukavin (the senior Russian national team), Budachyov and Kutitsky (the Russia U21 team), Gladyshev (the Russia U18 team), Balbuena (the national team of Paraguay), Szymański (the national team of Poland), and Moro (the national team of Croatia).

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Having beaten FC Ufa in an away match, Dynamo extended the successful streak against this opponent to 13 matches — 9 wins and 4 draws with a 24:7 goal difference.

Zakharyan made 14 successful key passes that put his teammates in scoring position or cut off the entire opponent's defensive line. According to this aspect of play Arsen stays behind Zhemaletdinov, Bakayev and Cabella.

Arsen also shares the lead with Glushakov according to the total number of shots in the Russian Premier League – 31. Makarov and Szymański are in sixth and seventh place with 25 shots.

At the start of the season, Dynamo are a team that produce a lot of shots — 18 shots on average per match. In terms of shots on target, our side ranks third — 6.

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During the opening rounds, Sandro Schwarz's team scored 20 goals: 10 of them have been scored in positional attacks, 5 in quick ones, and 5 from the set pieces.

Dynamo are the most pressing team in the league — 21 attempts on average per match, 11 of them are successful.

23 football players came on the pitch as part of Dynamo, while Moro, Ordets, Skopintsev, Tyukavin and Fomin took part in all 11 games.

Makarov came to dribbling 63 times in Premier League matches, 29 of them are successful. According to these game aspects, Denis remains fifth and seventh, respectively.

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Ordets leads the league in the number of aerial duels won – 65. Ivan is in third place (108) according to the total number of successful tackles.

On average, Dynamo hold 94 attacks per match, 18 of them are fast. Both marks are the best in the league.

Moro leads the RPL according to the total number of rebounds (111) and interceptions (23) on the other half of the pitch.

Leshchuk’s clean sheet included 293 minutes — this is the fourth result of the season. The clean sheets of Akinfeyev (294), Safonov (332) and Pomazun (360) are still going on.

In the derby against Lokomotiv, Shunin played his 300th match for Dynamo. Thanks to this, Anton entered the top 10 of football players in the club history. Ordets and N’Jie played their 50th matches for the White-Blues.