Here is a quick statistical breakdown of the positional matchups in this Friday’s game between Toronto FC II and Saint Louis FC.
Mark Pais (TOR): Pais has made two consecutive starts for the Reds. He earned his second clean sheet last week in the game against Richmond. The former Saint Louis keeper has stopped 72.2% of his shots faced this season.
Adam Grinwis (STL): Grinwis has made three starts for Saint Louis this season. He has stopped shots with an 83.3% success rate. He has earned a clean sheet while distributing the long ball at a 46% success rate.
Oyvind Alseth (TOR): The defender has made 10 appearances for the Reds and has logged 845 minutes in his debut season. Alseth currently leads the Reds with 470 total passes. The Norwegian has completed 74.9% of those passes, six of which generated scoring chances. He has also chipped in with 32 clearances and 32 interceptions.
Wesley Charpie (STL): The former Red has made nine appearances for Saint Louis. He currently leads the team with 395 passes made at a 77% success rate. He has generated eight chances off his distribution. Charpie has added 21 clearances and 11 interceptions.
Liam Fraser (TOR): Fraser has made seven appearances this season, logging 498 minutes of play. Fraser has played 362 passes at a team-leading 80.7% completion rating. He also leads the team with 65.4 passes per 90 minutes played. He has generated six scoring chances.
Dragan Stojkov (STL): The Saint Louis captain has made seven starts this season. He has made 321 total passes at an 81.9% success rate. He has generated five scoring chances.
Malik Johnson (TOR): Johnson has made five appearances, playing 251 minutes. Johnson has scored a goal and has distributed the ball at an 86.1% completion rate.
Christian Volesky (STL): Volesky has played nine games and scored three goals this season. He has passed the ball at a 77.7% completion rate.
Let us know who you think has the edge at each position in the comments below. You can watch the game this Saturday at 8:30 PM right here on tfc2.ca