Pedri will break Bruno Fernandes’ record while Spain tackle Brazil in the final of the Tokyo 2020 Olympics …
Barcelona midfielder and Spanish international Pedri is set to break the record of Manchester United and Portugal star Bruno Fernandes with the most matches in the 2020-21 season in Europe, as Spain beat Brazil in the final of the football for men will play. Saturday in Tokyo 2020.
Pedri, who turned 18 in November 2020, appeared in every match at the Tokyo Olympics this year. With his appearance in the semi-final against South Korea, Pedri equaled Fernandes’ record with the most matches (72) this season.
As one of the key players in the Spanish U23 squad during the Olympics, Pedri is likely to play the key role, enabling him to catch up with the Manchester United midfielder.
Pedri played a total of 52 matches for Barcelona in the La Liga, Copa Del Rey, Spanish Super Cup and Champions League in the 2020/21 season, while playing for Spain in 20 matches, including international friendly matches, Euro 2020 qualification, Euro 2020 finals and the 2020 Olympic Games.
Bruno Fernandes appeared in 58 games for Manchester United in the Premier League, FA Cup, EFL Cup, Champions League and Europa League last season. He represented Portugal in 14 matches in international friendly matches, Euro 2020 qualification and Euro 2020.
Although the two players have appeared in the same number of matches so far, the Portuguese star has more minutes (5509) compared to the Spaniard who played 4876 minutes.
Here we look at the ten best players with the most matches for club and country during the 2020/21 season.
Which players played the most matches in the 2020/21 season?
|Position||Player||Club matches||Matches for country||Total matches||Total minutes|
|1||Bruno Fernandes (Manchester United / Portugal)||58||14||72||5509|
|2||Pedri (Barcelona / Spain)||52||20||72||4876|
|3||Mason Mount (Chelsea / England)||54||15||69||5301|
|4||Georginio Wijnaldum (Liverpool / Netherlands)||51||17||68||5260|
|5||Antoine Griezmann (Barcelona / France)||51||17||68||5201|
|6||Ruben Dias (Manchester City / Portugal)||53||15||68||5878|
|7||Frenkie De Jong (Barcelona / Netherlands)||51||16||67||5793|
|8||Pierre-Emile Höjbjerg (Tottenham Hotspur / Denmark)||53||14||67||5486|
|9||Rodri (Manchester City / Spain)||53||14||67||4619|
|10||Dani Olmo (RB Leipzig / Spain)||46||20||56||4571|
* Statistics with permission: Transfer market
* Players who play football in the highest division are considered in this list