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10 Things You NEED To Know Aston Villa vs Wigan Athletic

The Aston Villa players covered a total of 109,669m (68.15miles) during last Sunday’s 1-1 draw with QPR. This was 5,872m less than the total distance covered by the QPR players during the game

The Wigan Athletic players covered a total of 111,524m (69.30miles) during their 2-1 defeat at home to Tottenham Hotspur last weekend. This was 10,040m further than the total distance covered by the Tottenham players during the game

Stephen Ireland was the Villa player to cover the most ground (11,537m/7.17miles) during the game against QPR, followed by Fabian Delph (10,928m/6.79miles) and Stilyan Petrov (10,455m/6.50miles)

James McCarthy was the Wigan Athletic player who covered the most ground (11,550m/7.18miles) against Tottenham, followed by Mohamed Diame (11,262m/7.00miles) and Patrick Van Aanholt (10,840m/6.74miles)

Gabriel Agbonlahor is the player from either side who is currently ranked highest on the EA SPORTS Player Performance Index. Agbonlahor is currently in 11th place overall

Agbonlahor has three Barclays Premier League goals this season, scoring a goal on average every 176minutes 20second of action

Agbonlahor has hit the target with 77.78% of all this shots on goal this season and has also helped out in defence, winning seven of the 11 tackles he has entered in to

Although he dropped eight places to 22nd overall, Franco Di Santo is the Wigan Athletic player who is currently ranked highest on the EA SPORTS Player Performance Index

Di Santo’s three Barclays Premier League goals have come on average a little quicker than Agbonlahor’s, every 148minutes 40seconds

Di Santo has not been as accurate as Agbonlahor, hitting the target with 69.23% of his shots this season and has only won 44.44% of the tackles he has entered in to this season

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