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Said Benrahma named Player of the Season

Winger also joins Ollie Watkins in Team of the Season

25 July 2020

Our Algerian wing-Wizard Said Benrahma has been named as the Sky Bet Championship Player of the Season with top scorer Ollie Watkins also included in's Team of the Season.

Said recorded an average match rating of 7.51 this campaign with the football statistics website, finishing ahead of Matheus Pereira and Ebere Eze in second and third.

The winger played a direct hand in 25 goals in 43 league appearances for the Bees (17 goals, eight assists) and was one of just three players to reach double figures for WhoScored Man of the Match awards (10). Benrahma ranked in the division first for shots on target (64), second for successful dribbles (132) and in the top five for chances created (91).

Ollie Watkins also made the Team of the Season after netting 25 goals, and providing three assists, this campaign. The striker finished second in the Golden Boot competition behind Aleksandar Mitrovic, who partners him up front in the select XI.

No player scored more clear-cut chances than Watkins (18) to reinforce a statistically calculated strength of 'finishing' and earn a rating of 7.28, the sixth highest in the division.

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