Llorente vs Adebayor: Duel in the heights

Fernando Llorente (1.95 meters) is the tallest forward in the Spanish League, ahead of Lekic (1.93), Kanoute (1.92), Rafa Jorda (1.91) and his rival today, Adebayor (1, 91). Fernando Llorente, top scorer with the head of the League, with 8 goals, through a streak without precedent in his career; he has three straight games without scoring with the head. During the 2010-11, Llorente has reached to score three goals in a row with his head, in two different streaks and still has eight days ahead to try to overthrow the mythical mark of Alfonso (Real Madrid and Betis player), who scored twelve headed goals in the 1996-97 season. With only one more, Llorente will achieve something that nobody does in the Spanish League for ten years: to score nine goals with the head in a season. Raul did it in the season 2000-01.

Llorente is the tallest player of the Spanish League
Fernando Llorente

On Tuesday, Adebayor got something that had only achieved two players in the history of Real Madrid; scoring two headed goals in a Champions League match. Ivan Zamorano did it against Ferencvaros, October 18, 1995, and Panucci against Sturm Graz, May 5, 1998. Were his first two goals since leaving dreadlocks.
In his last three seasons in the Premier League, Adebayor averaged 28% of headed goals (7 of the 25), but his last nine goals in the English Championship before coming to Real Madrid in January, were scored with the right leg.

Adebayor scored against Blackburn with his right leg
Emmanuel Adebayor

Real Madrid is the tallest team in the League (1.83 meters), ahead of Racing (1.82),Osasuna (1.82), Athletic (1.82) and Levante (1.82). The samllest team in Spanish League, Barcelona (1.78). But Athletic Bilbao is the team has scored most headed goals (16) this season, ahead of Almeria (10) and Real Sociedad (10). However, the "Lions" have only scored one of their last 16 goals with the head after the spectacular start of the season which invites to think about the Betis' stratospheric record. The green-white team scored 25 goals with the head in season 1996-97.

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