Matt Godden signed for Coventry City in 2019 and played a crucial role in the promotion of his team in the Championship in that season. He is now into his second season in the EFL Championship, and has scored some match-winning goals this season. Coventry City is currently in the fourth position in the EFL Championship table. Godden has contributed a lot this season and has matched his goal-scoring tally of the previous season.
The centre-forward has featured in ten games for Coventry City. He has started the game in six matches and was substituted in the other four matches. Godden also served a two-match ban for diving and winning a penalty for his team. The player has scored six goals this season, and his expected goal rate is 4.09. He has also provided an assist to Viktor Gyokeres. Matt Godden has made 14 recoveries, and ten recoveries have been made inside the opposition’s half.
When looking at the above chart, the general rule is that the longer the bar, the better the performance – you can see the league average in the middle and the % is the percentile rank the player is in. These stats are in comparison with all the other players in the league.
Matt Godden has a high percentile rank in goals scored per 90 and expected goal rate per 90. He has attempted 18 shots, and seven shots have been on target. The striker has taken 29 touches in the opposition’s box and averages 4.14 touches per 90. His expected goal rate per shot also has a high percentile rank. In the above chart, we can see that Godden has contributed a lot towards scoring goals and has a high percentile rank in most of the stats.
Godden has attempted 18 shots, and 14 have been attempted from inside the opposition’s penalty box. The 30-year-old striker has scored three goals from the penalty spot, and the other three goals were also scored from inside the opposition’s box. His shot conversion rate is high and has scored six times from the seven shots attempted on target.
The passes received location chart shows that he has played all over the pitch. He has received the most number of passes towards the right side of the opposition’s box and has scored twice from the right side. Callum O’Hare has attempted the most number of passes towards Godden. Gustavo Harmer is the second-highest passer, and his passes towards Godden have created the highest threat rate. Gustavo Harmer, Ian Maatsen, and Liam Kelly have provided an assist each to Matt Godden.
Godden’s goals have earned nine points for Coventry City this season. The striker has scored injury-time winners in two matches. His goal contributions have helped his team earn points and have kept them in the playoff position. Coventry City will travel to Sheffield United for their next fixture after the international break and Godden will look to continue his good run of five goals in five games played.