Ronaldinho better than Lampard?
By Clare Fallis
Last Updated: 01/01/70 1:00am
Were Ronaldinho's performances better than Frank Lampard's? Opta investigate.
For the second year running, Barcelona playmaker Ronaldinho has picked up the Fifa World Player of the Year award, just a few weeks after scooping the Ballon d'Or.
Chelsea's Frank Lampard was gracious in defeat, grabbing the runners-up spot in both awards. The World Player of the Year award saw Ronaldinho acquire more than twice as many points as the Chelsea and England midfield man.
Both men have played 34 games for their respective clubs in 2005, with the stats seeing Lampard edge ahead in terms of goals, goal assists and pass completion rate.
Ronaldinho has scored three fewer goals than Lampard but has had more than 15 more shots on target and exhibits a higher shooting accuracy.
|2005 Statistics - League Only|| || |
|Shots On Target||65||49|
|Shots Off Target||42||53|