Serbian ace Dusan Tadic has been a bright spark for Claude Peul’s Southampton this season and the latest statistics to emerge display just how creative he is- but he needs a bit of help from his team-mates.
Creating 31 chances in the Premier League for his team-mates, Tadic leads the way this season for most chances created in the division without securing an assist.
31 – Dusan Tadic has created more chances without assisting in the Premier League this season than any other player (31). Service. pic.twitter.com/K5QurhEzG5
— OptaJoe (@OptaJoe) November 9, 2016
With Charlie Austin in fine form up-top, it’s even more surprising that Tadic is yet to break his duck assist wise and it sums up exactly where the Saints main problems have stemmed this term- as Southampton have struggled to win games.
Three wins and four draws are what Southampton have to their name this season and the Saints have only managed to score 12 goals in their 11 games. Given that none of those goals has come via a Tadic’s set-up, Peul’s side should focus on getting someone on the end of the chances he creates.
Tadic has scored one of Southampton’s goals in the Premier League this season himself, having netted in a 3-0 victory over West Ham in September.