- Apr 26, 2016
- AFL Club
Interesting stat by the Mongrel Punt
"20 disposals for Florent and the Swans win – it’s a thing… look it up."
I'm sure it is a thing, but it's a weird, misguided point to make as they have it the wrong way around. Their implication is that we play well because Florent's numbers are up. In reality, Florent's numbers are up because we play well. I am a Florent fan but he's a low-possession, mostly outside player. If he's getting a lot of the ball then it means the team is going pretty strong.
I like their work but I feel like they just really like Florent (so do most of us!) and are using that figure to justify it, when in reality our 68% winning record when Florent gets 20+ touches has him behind other young mids like McInerney (90%)(!), Rowbottom & Warner (both 70%), so it's just not that remarkable.