Stoke City beat Huddersfield Town 2-1 on Matchday 6 to move up to third in the EFL Championship table. The Potters have had an interesting start to the season and will be hoping to push for promotion to the Premier League at the end of the campaign. They have scored nine goals in the first six games. Here, we will have a look at the shots taken by Stoke City and the statistics related to them.
Stoke City have taken 58 shots so far in the first six league games. They have a record of 9.01 shots per 90 minutes, which is a good record. Stoke City have been able to score in almost every game and have picked up 13 points from the first six games.
The Potters have had 3.58 shots on target per 90 minutes, which means 23 shots on target in the first six games. They have scored 1.4 goals per 90 minutes, which is a good record considering they have won four out of the first six games.
Sam Surridge has been a young talent that has impressed the Stoke City fans, as he has taken the most shots on goal for them. Steven Fletcher has a good shots on target ratio per 90 minutes. Stoke City have been strong going forward. They have decided to take shots from inside the box on most occasions.
Stoke City have had the least shots on target from outside the penalty area. They have been focused to take their opportunities from a closer range. Scoring nine goals in the first six games means that this strategy has been working.
Their strategy of taking most shots from inside the penalty area has been a success as they have hit the target 21 times from inside the box already this season. They have been effective in turning attacks into opportunities by ending attacks with shots or attempts on goal.
Stoke City have impressed with their attacking. They have had more than 100 touches in the opposition penalty box. These touches are important as they provide goal scoring opportunities. They have been strong defensively and have been firm in attack also using set pieces to complete advantage.
This is Stoke City’s shot map in their 2-1 victory over Huddersfield Town. They took most of their shots from inside the box and found a goal from those shots. They were helped by the opposition for the second goal, but they took shots from dangerous positions, and that’s what got them the goals and the win,
Stoke City have performed well early on in the season, and are in third position. They will hope to challenge for the Championship title and get promoted by finishing in the top two, but will at least hope to make it to the promotion play-offs.