Lazio defender Stefan Radu made his 17th Serie A start of the season in the team’s fixture against Cagliari. Overall, the Romanian defender put in a quality shift in the match as he helped Lazio clinch the win and the 1-0 clean sheet showing.
Radu had one of the more complete performances of his season. As the stats show, he was all over the place in both the attack and defense.
Ştefan Radu in Lazio’s 1-0 win over Cagliari:
⏰ 90 mins
⭐️ 7.4 rating
🦵 74 touches
🎯 53/57 (93%) passes cmp
🔑 1 key pass
🚀 1/4 crosses & 6/7 long balls
💪 2/5 ground duels & 2/3 aerial duels
❌ 1 clearance, 2 interceptions
🔀 2/2 dribbles
❗️ 3 fouls#Lazio #SerieA pic.twitter.com/f1YS8d1Kht
— Romanian Football (@RoFtbl) February 8, 2021
The Lazio defender was superb when it came to distributing possession as he completed 93% of his passes in the match. He was careful but also efficient when it came to pushing play upfield from the team’s backline.
Radu is now averaging 1.8 interceptions per game and 1.6 tackles per game in league play so far this season. He is also posting a formidable 4.1 ground duels won per game as well.
Radu continues to be a reliable defender for Lazio even as his prime years are now behind him.