2017 in numbers

NYCFC's 2017 Regular Season 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

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