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Legion FC by the Numbers

By Legion FC Communications Team, 08/19/19, 2:15PM CDT


The stats that tell the story of a successful July and August

  • Birmingham Legion FC is unbeaten in six consecutive games (5-0-1, 16 points) and has not conceded a goal during that span.
  • The club currently sits in playoff position, three points clear of St. Louis FC, who come to Birmingham to play on Friday, September 13.
  • The shutout streak stands at 555 minutes, the longest streak in the USL Championship this season.
  • Birmingham Legion FC has won four consecutive home matches, all by shutout.
  • Fresh off his game-winner Saturday night, midfielder Daniel Johnson leads the league in successful dribbles per match with 3.6 a game.
  • The team is tied with New York Red Bulls II for most successful tackles per match with 11.8.
  • Midfielder Anderson Asiedu is second in the league in successful tackles per match with 2.1 a game.
    • He also has the highest tackle success rate of players in the top 10 at 79.5%
    • Three Legion FC players are in the top 10: Anderson (2.1 per match), Mikey (1.9 per match), Akeem (1.8 per match)
  • Over the course of Legion FC’s six straight shutouts, six different lineups have taken the field.
    • Head Coach Tommy Soehn has run out three different backlines, with Mathieu Laurent and Matt VanOekel being the only defensive players to play in each match.
    • The matches against Ottawa and Tampa Bay saw Legion FC make the most changes, with each starting eleven fielding three different starters from the prior contest.
  • Legion FC has outscored its opponents 8-0 over the course of the six-game unbeaten streak, with six different players finding the back of the net. 

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