Calvin Ramsay is making his name in the Scottish Premiership. The 18-year-old right-back has featured in every game for Aberdeen this season since getting promoted to the first team. A lot of big clubs are already scouting the youngster by looking at his impressive performances. Let us take a look at how he has played in the Scottish League so far.
Ramsay has played the whole 90 minutes in six matches and was subbed off in one match after 60 minutes and subbed on for ten minutes in the other. The defender has been impressive with his passing and has three assists to his name.
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 compared with the other defender in the Premiership.
The right-back is one of the best assists providing defenders in the league. He averages half an assist per 90 minutes of play and his expected assist rate is also high. The Scotsman attempts around four crosses per match and is also highly ranked for making progressive runs per 90 minutes.
The pass map of Ramsay shows that he has attempted a lot of passes into the opposition box. His most threatening passes are those which have landed in the 6-yard box or just outside the 6-yard box. All the passes into the opposition 18-yard have landed in a similar area. Most of his passes have been sideways and forward in every match he has played.
Calvin Ramsey has attempted 37 passes towards midfielder Lewis Ferguson. The xT rate is low but Ramsey has provided an assist to Ferguson against Celtic. The highest threat from passes is created with the passes towards striker Christian Ramirez. Ramsey has attempted 16 passes towards him and assisted twice in the process. His passes towards Scott Brown has created the second-highest xT value.
The youngster has attempted two shots each against Motherwell and St.Mirren. Both the shots against Motherwell were on target for the full-back. He contests more than seven offensive duels in a match and the win % is also high. Ramsay is ranked at the top amongst the other defenders. The attacking actions average more than nine per match and the success rate is 50% for the 18-year-old. Ramsay has not backed out of attempting dribbles and averages more than four dribbles.
Calvin Ramsay has performed well going forward this season. His passing has been the main threat for Aberdeen going forward this season. With already three assists in his bag, the youngster will look to add more assists to his tally. His team have only managed to keep one clean sheet this season and he will surely look to add more to his defensive traits. The attacking ability of the youngster is the main reason behind the attraction of big clubs.