29 April 2019, 15h09
Against Braga, Pizzi was the man of the match, with the platform Sofascore giving him a score of 8,9.
* still in progress
This is being a dream season for the number 21. The 12 goals and the 18 assists mean that is he has had a direct hand in 30 of the 91 goals of the eagles in the National Championship (33%).
The 14 already amassed leave behind the 13 scored in 2016/17.
It is not just in the domestic competitions that Pizzi left his seal of quality in Benfica's offensive game. The midfielder took part in five goals (two goals and three assists) in the European competitions – Champions League and Europa League.
The Official Site researched among UEFA's Top 15 leagues and came to the conclusion that Pizzi is the most influential midfielder in Europe, with a direct hand in 30 goals.
We have to go to the Dutch league to find a player that comes close to his record. The Moroccan Ziyech had influence in 29 strikes from Ajax (17 goals and 12 assists).
Text: Marco Rebelo
Pictures: Isabel Cutileiro / SL Benfica
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