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Ronaldo tops list of best Serie A players of the season statistically

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Despite Juventus’ poor season, Cristiano Ronaldo is still statistically the best Serie A player of the season in this top 20 list.

Cristiano Ronaldo tops a list of the best Serie A players of the 2020/21 season based on a statistical algorithm.

While Juventus have struggled under rookie manager Andrea Pirlo, Ronaldo continues to bang in the goals. He has scored 25 times and is set to win a first Capocannoniere this season.

Despite missing four games, and starting from the bench twice, the five-time Ballon d’Or winner has played a role in 42% of Juventus’ 65 goals in Serie A.

According to WhoScored, Ronaldo is the best Serie A player of this season ahead of AC Milan’s Zlatan Ibrahimovic and Udinese’s Rodrigo De Paul.

The below ratings were deduced using a unique and comprehensive statistical algorithm. It includes over 200 statistics based on a player’s stats, influence in games, and every important contribution made in the campaign.

The 20 best players of the 2020/21 season

1.Cristiano RonaldoJuventus7.65
2.Zlatan IbrahimovicAC Milan7.62
3.Rodrigo De PaulUdinese7.5
4.Lorenzo InsigneNapoli7.49
5.Romelu LukakuInter Milan7.47
6.Domenico BerardiSassuolo7.43
7.Sergej Milinkovic-SavicLazio7.33
8.Andrea BelottiTorino7.32
9.Federico ChiesaJuventus7.29
10.Luis MurielAtalanta7.28
11.Robin GosensAtalanta7.28
12.Hakan CalhanogluAC Milan7.28
13.Cristian RomeroAtalanta7.2
14.Henrikh MkhitaryanAS Roma7.2
15.Lorenzo PellegriniAS Roma7.2
16.Junior MessiasCrotone7.19
17.Lautaro MartinezInter Milan7.17
18.Theo HernandezAC Milan7.17
19.Ciro ImmobileLazio7.17
20.Josip IlicicAtalanta7.16