Villa 6-1 Sunderland stat pack: Lowton enjoys fabulous figures
Christian Benteke may have bagged a hat-trick but there was only one man on top of the charts when it came to figures and that was Matt Lowton.
Paul Lambert said post-match that Lowton was the best player on the pitch "by an absolute mile."
And the stats certainly backed up that verdict, topping pass, attacking third pass, chances created, take-ons and tackles categories.
In fact, he enjoyed a 96% pass completion rate during the ninety minutes of glorious football.
Lowton was No.1 for passes with seventy-three successful from seventy-six made. Yacouba Sylla was No.2 with fifty-five successful from sixty-four made. Ashley Westwood was No.3 with forty-six successful from fifty-five made. Fabian Delph was No.4 with forty-three successful from fifty-three made.
Lowton was No.1 for attacking third passes with eighteen successful from twenty made. Delph was No.2 with twelve successful from fourteen made. Gabby Agbonlahor was No.3 with ten successful from fifteen made. Andi Weimann was No.4 with ten successful from thirteen made.
Lowton was No.1 for chances created with five, including setting up one goal. Westwood was No.3 with one in total and one goal.
Lowton was No.1 for take-ons with six successful from six made. Agbonlahor was No.2 with three successful from five made. Delph was No.5 with two successful from three made.
Lowton was joint No.1 for tackles with three successful from three made along with Sylla. Ron Vlaar was No.4 with two successful from three made.
Lowton was No.2 for interceptions with five, behind only Danny Rose.
Benteke was No.1 for shots with five in total, three on target and three goals. Weimann was No.2 with five in total, five on target and one goal. Agbonlahor was No.3 with four in total, two on target and one goal. Vlaar was No.5 with one in total, one on target and one goal.
Benteke was No.1 for aerial duels with nine won from fifteen made.
Benteke was No.1 for fouls suffered with five.
Vlaar was joint No.2 for blocks, alongside Delph, with one.
Nathan Baker was No.5 for clearances with one successful from five made.
No.1 pass combination was Matt Lowton to Yacouba Sylla with twenty-one while No.2 was Yacouba Sylla to Matt Lowton with eighteen.
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