2017 in numbers

The 2017 MLS regular season has come to an end, and NYCFC closed it out by earning a first-round playoff bye against Columbus Crew SC. 


IN THE NEWS: Talking About the Playoffs


Let's take a look at the numbers that made it happen:


GOALS


Goals are very important in soccer. Here's who scored them for us:


  1. David Villa - 22 goals (2nd in MLS)
  2. Jack Harrison - 10 goals
  3. Maxi Moralez - 5 goals


Assists


Assists, as you might imagine, are also important in soccer because they result in goals.


  1. Maxi Moralez - 9 assists
  2. David Villa - 9 assists
  3. Rodney Wallace, Ben Sweat, and Jack Harrison - 6 assists


Minutes Played


Here's who played the most soccer for NYCFC this year (field players only):


  1. Alexander Callens - 3,060 minutes (Every minute of the regular season)
  2. Jack Harrison - 2,757 minutes
  3. Alexander Ring - 2,604 minutes


Tackles


Here's who made a habit of getting stuck-in this year:


  1. Alexander Ring - 85 tackles (2.93 per game)
  2. Maxi Moralez - 43 tackles (1.48 per game)
  3. Alexander Callens - 37 tackles (1.09 per game)


Interceptions


Here's who cut out those passes this year:


  1. Alexander Callens - 77 interceptions (2.26 per game)
  2. Alexander Ring - 64 interceptions (2.21 per game)
  3. Maxime Chanot - 43 interceptions (2.26 per game)


Duels Won


Here's who fought the most battles this year:


  1. Alexander Ring - 202 duels won
  2. Maxi Moralez - 167 duels won
  3. David Villa - 155 duels won


Chances Created


Here's who put it on a platter this season:


  1. Maxi Moralez - 78 chances created
  2. David Villa - 65 chances created
  3. Jack Harrison - 42 chances created


Clearances


Here's who kept us out of trouble this year:


  1. Alexander Callens - 150 clearances
  2. Frederic Brillant - 107 clearances
  3. Maxime Chanot - 103 clearances


Sean Johnson


Here's what our 'keeper did this season:


  1. 2,880 minutes played
  2. 96 saves
  3. 71.1% save percentage
  4. 7 clean sheets


READ: 2017's Five Key Games

NYCFC's 2017 Regular Season In Numbers -