Top blockers ranked by most blocked shots in European football 2023-24 – 25.02.24

Top blockers ranked by most blocked shots in European football 2023-24

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Who will finish the season as the top blocker ranked by most blocked shots in European football? Who has made the most blocked shots so far this season? And how many? Let’s find out!

Statistics are used for a variety of different reasons within professional football today. Stats refer to football player or football team’s accomplishments throughout any given game. For instance, during games, statisticians keep track of goals, saves, tackles, interceptions, passes, dribbles, shots, aerial duels won, blocked shots, fouls, key passes, assists, offsides, clearances, yellow cards, red cards, pass success percentages, possessions, etc., to create stats sheets to follow the players’ or team’s progress. Individual or team statistics can have a great bearing on playing time, game outcome, team selections and rankings, and more.

Based on the most recent football statistics and records, we have compiled a comprehensive post listing the top blockers ranked by most blocked shots in European football.

Loads of football players can be good in this statistical category, however only the footballers with the biggest number of blocked shots have made it onto our list.

This statistical article brings you top blockers ranked by most blocked shots in European football of the season so far. Let’s see!

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Top blockers ranked by most blocked shots in European football 2023-24

# Player Blocked Shots
1 Craig Dawson Wolves, 33, D(CR) 34
2 James Tarkowski Everton, 31, D(C) 33
3 Fabian Schär Newcastle, 32, D(C) 28
4 Caleb Okoli Frosinone, 22, D(C) 27
5 Sebastiano Luperto Empoli, 27, D(CL) 27
6 Gabriel Magalhães Arsenal, 26, D(C) 25
7 Lewis Dunk Brighton, 32, D(C) 25
8 Mattia Bani Genoa, 30, D(C) 25
9 Rasmus Nicolaisen Toulouse, 26, D(C) 25
10 Berat Djimsiti Atalanta, 31, D(C) 24
11 Brendan Chardonnet Brest, 29, D(C) 24
12 Gautier Lloris Le Havre, 28, D(C) 24
13 Marco Friedl Werder Bremen, 25, D(CL),M(L) 24
14 Jack Robinson Sheffield United, 30, D(CL),M(L) 23
15 Jeff Chabot FC Koln, 26, D(C) 23
16 Virgil van Dijk Liverpool, 32, D(C) 23
17 Alberto Dossena Cagliari, 25, D(C) 22
18 Illia Zabarnyi Bournemouth, 21, D(C) 22
19 Norbert Gyömbér Salernitana, 31, D(CR),DMC 22
20 Unai Núñez Celta Vigo, 27, D(C) 22
21 Axel Witsel Atletico Madrid, 35, D(C),M(C) 21
22 Dara O’Shea Burnley, 24, D(CR) 21
23 Ethan Pinnock Brentford, 30, D(C) 21
24 Federico Baschirotto Lecce, 27, D(C) 21
25 Kevin Danso Lens, 25, D(C) 21
26 Montassar Talbi Lorient, 25, D(C) 21
27 Nayef Aguerd West Ham, 27, D(C) 21
28 Arthur Theate Rennes, 23, D(CL) 20
29 Carl Starfelt Celta Vigo, 28, D(C) 20
30 Diego Llorente Roma, 30, D(C),DMC 20

A list of the top blockers ranked by most blocked shots in European football.

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Blocked Shot – Blocked Shot is where a player blocks a shot on target from an opposing football player.

The success of a football team depends a lot on the individual players making up that team. However, not all positions on a team are the same and there are significant differences in the style of game being played in different leagues. It is therefore important to take into account both the position and the league when evaluating individual football players.

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Lucas Blanc

Ottawa-born expert for statistical analysis and avid fan of Canadian football. Lucas Blanc has written for various French football portals and now he writes for World Football Rumours. He is a professional sports writer. Lucas has lived in three continents – North America, Australia and Europe. The languages that he knows are French, English, German, Italian and Spanish.

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