West Ham United signed Jarrod Bowen from Hull City in the winter transfer window of the 2019-2020 season. The forward player features from the right side and can deliver good set-pieces with his left foot. This is his third season in the English Premier League, and he has shown some good form. The 24-year-old featured in every league game for West Ham last season, and has started in every match this season.
Bowen has been a regular starter for West Ham United this season. He has played more than 80 minutes in every match and has scored two goals along with four assists for his side. The player carries an expected goal rate of 2.89 and has attempted 25 shots with a shot accuracy rate of 48%. He provided two assists against Liverpool and has an overall expected assists rate of 2.68. Bowen has taken 41 touches inside the opposition’s box. The player has made 43 recoveries, with 25 of them being made inside the opposition’s half.
When looking at the above chart, the general rule is that the longer the bar, the better the performance – you can see the league average in the middle, and the % is the percentile rank the player is in. The above chart shows the passing and progression stats of Bowen in comparison to the other forward players in the Premier League.
The player averages 0.35 assists per 90 and has an expected assists rate of 0.24. He is ranked high amongst other players in the league. Bowen averages 19.68 passes per 90 with an accuracy rate of 79.28%. He has attempted 22 crosses and averages 1.95 crosses per 90.
Bowen operates from the right and also has the set-piece duties from that side. He has attempted 222 passes and has a 79.28% pass accuracy rate. His 26 passes have landed in the opposition’s box, and five passes have landed in the opposition’s 6-yard box. The passing range includes 21 long passes, five smart passes and three through passes.
Bowen has attempted the most number of passes towards Thomas Soucek. He has attempted 23 passes towards the central midfielder and created a threat rate of 0.56. The highest threat is created from corners, and he has provided two assists from set pieces. Bowen has provided assists to Said Benrahma, Pablo Fornals, and the centre-back pairing of Kurt Zouma and Angelo Ogbonna.
The above shot map shows all the 25 shots attempted by Bowen throughout the season. The player has attempted 17 shots from inside the opposition’s box and eight shots from outside the opposition’s box. One goal was scored from inside the opposition’s 6-yard box, while the other one was from inside the 18-yard box. He attempted six shots against Aston Villa and scored a goal with three shots on target in the match.
Bowen has caused threats from the right side to the opposition. The 24-year-old scored eight goals and provided six assists last season. This year he is once again on the scoresheet, and his team is in form. The player will look to continue his good run and will possess threat with his crossing and set-piece deliveries.