Columbus Crew Notes: Playmaker Lucas Zelarayan

Lucas Zelarayan (courtesy Crew Communications)

In 2022, Lucas Zelarayan has been among the top goal-scoring chance creators in MLS. Zelarayan currently leads the League in expected assists (3.39) and is third in chances created (29). The mid-fielder also sits fourth in successful crosses in MLS. In 2022, Zelarayan has made eight regular-season appearances (seven starts), while scoring four goals and providing two assists. For a list of the MLS leaders in chances created, expected assists and successful crosses please see the tables.

2022 MLS CHANCES CREATED LEADERS*

PLAYER CHANCES CREATED

Luciano Acosta (CIN) 35

Carles Gil (NE) 35

Lucas Zelarayán (CLB) 29

Brooks Lennon (ATL) 26

Carlos Vela (LAFC) 24

*Including Assists

2022 MLS EXPECTED ASSISTS LEADERS

PLAYER xA

Lucas Zelarayán (CLB) 3.39

Luciano Acosta (CIN) 3.23

Carles Gil (NE) 3.11

Diego Fagúndez (ATX) 3.06

Mauricio Pereyra (ORL) 2.85

2022 MLS SUCCESSFUL CROSS LEADERS*

PLAYER CROSSES SUCCESS

Carles Gil (NE) 94 34

Brooks Lennon (ATL) 85 27

Kai Wagner (PHI) 78 26

Lucas Zelarayan (CLB) 77 22

Emanuel Reynoso (MIN) 73 21

*Including Assists

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