The stats behind Barcelona loanee Ansu Fati’s MOTM performance for Brighton vs Ajax

The key statistics behind the latest starring performance put forth by Barcelona loanee Ansu Fati for Brighton & Hove Albion have come to the fore on Thursday evening.

Ansu, and Brighton, were back in action a short time ago. Turning attentions towards matters on the continent, the Seagulls made the trip to Amsterdam, for a Europa League group stage meeting with Ajax.

And, when all was said and done, Roberto De Zerbi’s troops emerged on the right side of an impressive 2-0 result.

The aforementioned Ansu Fati opened the scoring in the Dutch capital, before also laying on his side’s clincher, netted by Simon Adingra early in the second half.

With parent club Barcelona of course in the midst of a hit-and-miss stretch of form at present, those of a Blaugrana persuasion will no doubt be interested to learn of the impressive all-round display put forth by Ansu on Thursday.

As revealed by Sofascore, alongside his goal and assist, in 65 minutes, the 21-year-old racked up 35 touches, two shots, 27 passes (26 complete), four duels (3 won), for an overall match rating of 8.5.

Conor Laird | GSFN

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