108 touches, 2 shots on target, 86.3 pass accuracy - West Ham star pulled the strings for his country
West Ham United midfielder Tomas Soucek delivered a superb display for Czech Republic in their latest World Cup qualifier.
The Hammers ace was one of his nation’s best players – and there were plenty who impressed – in Monday’s 2-0 win against Belarus.
Soucek earned himself 7.86 out of 10 on Whoscored thanks to his outstanding performance in Kazan, Russia.
Although the Czech captain didn’t assist a goal or get on the scoresheet, he nonetheless pulled the strings for his country.
According to Whoscored, Soucek took 108 touches of the ball – the only one on the pitch to get into triple figures.
The 26-year-old also made 95 passes – the most on the pitch – with a passing accuracy rate of 86.3 percent.
Soucek also contributed heavily in attack, with two shots on target, two key passes, two accurate through-balls, and six accurate long balls.
The Czechs’ win over Belarus, courtesy of goals from Patrik Schick and Adam Hlozek, puts them second in Group E.
They are on 11 points, ahead of Wales on goal difference but having played a game more than the Dragons.
Meanwhile, Belgium are five points ahead, on 16 points from six games, and are heavy favourites to win the group.
Premier League action will resume this weekend, with West Ham set to face Everton away on Sunday.
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