THE LIONS’ PLAYING TIME IN QUESTIONS

The Lions’ lack of taking part in time had aroused concern among the many Senegalese for some time. A few of Aliou Cissé’s males did not actually have a minute of competitors of their legs. However since then the state of affairs has modified. ”EnQuête” sifts by the minutes performed by all 26 gamers chosen by the nationwide coach for the Qatar-2022 World Cup.

The 2022-2023 season bought off to begin for some Senegalese gamers who didn’t need to twiddle their thumbs. At a time when variety of African champions had been frightened about their taking part in time of their respective golf equipment, others, like Seyni Dieng, Sadio Mané or Ilimane Ndiaye had it at will. These three gamers make up the trio of Lions with essentially the most minutes performed at membership stage. The Queen Park Rangers (QPR) goalkeeper is on the prime of this rating, with 1,980 minutes performed in 22 video games this season (22 begins), together with 21 within the Championship and 1 within the League Cup. He’s adopted by the Sheffield United striker, who has performed 1,681 minutes within the Championship in 21 video games (9 objectives) for 19 begins. The final step of the rostrum is occupied by Sadio Mané. Bayern’s flagship rookie this summer time performed 1,620 minutes (11 objectives scored) in 23 video games performed (21 begins) together with 14 within the Bundesliga (6 objectives), 6 within the Champions League (3 objectives), 1 within the Tremendous Cup Germany (1 aim) and a couple of within the German Cup (1 aim).

For his half, Nicolas Jackson gained taking part in time at Villarreal. The previous Casa Sports activities striker has already had 1,117 minutes in 21 video games, together with 13 within the Spanish Liga (8 begins), 8 Europa League Convention. Final season, he solely performed 8 league matches for 112 minutes. Again from damage, Krépin Diatta continues his matches with AS Monaco. The striker has collected 1,320 minutes in 21 matches, together with 13 in Ligue 1, 2 in Champions League qualification and 6 within the Europa League. Formose Mendy, performed 1,215 minutes in 14 video games in Ligue 2 for Amiens. Having joined Studying within the English Championship final summer time, Mamadou Loum Ndiaye rapidly made his mark within the midfield of his new membership. He performed 1,244 minutes in 18 video games together with 17 within the league and 1 FA Cup. As for Ismaïla Sarr, he has 1,365 minutes in his legs with Watford in 17 Championship video games. Initially of the season, Sarr missed two league video games and one FA Cup by damage in August.

Edouard Mendy, Koulibaly, Gana Guèye: the drop in eating regimen

This season didn’t begin below the very best auspices for sure executives of the nationwide coach. Édouard Mendy and his new teammate at Chelsea know one thing about it. The Lions goalkeeper, who paid the value for his errors at first of the season, noticed his taking part in time drop in favor of Kepa. The previous Rémois performed solely 944 minutes in 11 video games, together with 9 within the Premier League, 1 within the Champions League, 1 within the Coupe de la Ligue. The captain of the Lions, who discovers the Premier League, bears the brunt of the change in soccer tradition. He recorded 1,168 minutes in 14 video games: 9 Premier League matches, 4 Champions League matches, 1 League Cup match. Idrissa Gana Guèye additionally modified stables over the last switch window. The previous PSG resident has returned to his former membership, Everton. The midfielder has performed 742 matches in 10 Premier League appearances, together with 9 begins. His taking part in time this season has dropped as a result of he has not performed a single minute with Paris within the French league, which had already delivered its first 5 days. The participant left the French capital on September 1, concurrently his compatriot Abdou Diallo who joined the Bundesliga by signing in Leipzig. The previous Parisian performed 750 minutes in 11 video games, together with 5 within the league, 5 within the Champions League and 1 within the German Cup.

As for Pape Abdou Cissé, he has 1,163 minutes for 13 video games, together with solely 3 within the Greek Tremendous League, 8 within the Europa League and a couple of within the Champions League (eradicated within the second qualifying spherical by Maccabi Haifa, 1-1, 4 -0). Youssouf Sabaly, obtained 677 minutes with Bétis Sevilla in 10 video games, together with 9 in La Liga and 1 within the Europa League. Initially of the season, Sabaly missed 4 video games on account of sickness, and in October he missed two.

Moustapha Title, who joined the Cypriot league the place he signed with Pafos FC, from Paris FC (French Ligue 2) performed 819 minutes in 14 video games, together with 8 within the Cyprus league, 1 within the Cyprus Cup and 5 in Ligue 2 with Paris FC earlier than becoming a member of Pafos.

Cheikhou Kouyaté and Boulaye Dia are among the many gamers who’ve modified groups. The Nottingham Forest midfielder has performed 776 minutes in 13 video games, together with 12 within the Premier League (9 begins) and 1 within the FA Cup. The Salernitana striker, in Italian Serie A, has performed 961 minutes in 14 A video games (10 begins). Cissé’s new recruit, Pathé Ciss, has gleaned 638 minutes within the colours of Rayo Vallecano in 13 video games (6 begins) within the Spanish Liga.

Alfred Gomis, Pape M. Sarr, Famara Diédhiou… the primary in line

Discovering sport time is a Chinese language puzzle for others. That is the case of Alfred Gomis and Pape Matar Sarr. The Stade Rennais goalkeeper, dismissed by his coach in favor of Mandanda, has solely performed ten minutes this season, throughout a match with the reserve staff in Nationwide 2 on the Racing membership de France, on November 5, the place he had been expelled. Whereas Pape Matar Sarr, who joined Tottenham, is but to make an look with the primary staff. He performed solely 111 minutes with the Spurs reserve in 2 Premier League 2 video games (English under-21 championship). Famara Diédhiou is the third participant who has performed the fewest matches in Aliou Cissé’s squad. Lengthy sidelined by damage, the previous Angers striker had solely 112 minutes of play for 3 matches, 2 within the Turkish Tremendous Lig and 1 within the Turkish Cup.

As for Bamba Dieng, he’s progressively discovering the rhythm. The younger striker, lengthy ignored by Igor Tudor, has 139 in 6 Ligue 1 video games with Olympique de Marseille. He recorded his first tenure on October 29 in opposition to Strasbourg (2-2). He additionally opened the scoring for his first aim of the season. His teammate at OM, Pape Guèye, just isn’t spoiled by the Croatian coach both. He solely performed 371 minutes in 12 matches, together with 9 in Ligue 1 (3 begins) and a couple of within the Champions League. That is additionally the case for Nampalys Mendy, who solely bought 208 minutes with Leicester in 7 video games together with 6 within the Premier League and 1 within the FA Cup. He made his first league look on October 15 in opposition to Crystal Palace (0-0). Barred by Théo Hernandez on the left facet, Fodé Ballo-Touré is struggling to win. With solely 327 minutes with AC Milan in 7 video games, together with 3 in Serie A (2 begins) and 4 (1 begin) within the Champions League, he waxes the bench more often than not.

The opposite newcomer, Ismaïl Jakobs, faces sturdy competitors in Monaco. His taking part in time is estimated at 511 minutes in 18 video games together with 12 in Ligue 1, 4 in Europa League and 1 in Champions League qualification (eradicated within the third qualifying spherical by PSV Eindhoven, 1-1, 2-3 ).

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