Yes, Paulinho is too important for the team's offense and defense. The former Barcelona player leads the Super League scorer list with 8 goals, and his role on the offensive end is undoubtedly obvious. Just imagine, if Guangzhou Evergrande does not have this super-class player, then the championship in the Super League may be difficult, but with Paulinho, winning the championship has become commonplace. It can be said that Paulinho is the guarantee of the team's championship, and it is his super personal ability to help the team advance together. Here, we call him the "king of heaven" of Guangzhou Evergrande, worthy of the name.
Since the start of the Super League this season, Paulinho has had a very good competitive state. From the current first 11 rounds of the Chinese Super League, Paulinho has played 11 times, started 11 times, scored 8 goals, and contributed 2 assists. Not only has he become the first scorer of the Guangzhou Evergrande Club, he has also become the Super League. The second place in the league's scorer list is only one goal behind the first place Bakambu. You must know that Paulinho is a midfielder, not only able to organize the team’s offense, but also able to shoot 27 times, with a 44% accuracy rate, 8 goals, an average of 0.73 goals per game, and a time per goal of 120 Minutes, this data makes Paulinho a true offensive midfielder.
In Cannavaro's tactics, Paulinho became a free agent in the frontcourt. In the center and frontcourt, he can freely run and instigate attacks, displaying his offensive talents. From the data point of view, Paulinho was able to score 8 goals after 12 shots. His super high scoring efficiency and 44% ability to seize opportunities made him the team's true thigh after Wei Shihao was injured. It can be said that Paulinho leads the team's defense and offense alone, and can be called the team's best "Mr. Key". Judging from the scoring data of Guangzhou Evergrande this season, the team has scored 27 goals after 11 rounds. Paulinho’s 8 goals accounted for 30% of the team. It can be said that one person, one sword and Tianma, no one dares to break the hero level. .
From the defensive end, Paulinho is still very tough and tough. From the data point of view, the 11 rounds averaged 0.8 steals per game, 0.1 interceptions per game, 0.3 clearances per game, 0.5 blocks per game, 1.2 fouls per game, clean tackles and fouls in midfield. The interception effectively controls the opponent's offense, and at the same time can become an important hub for the team to switch from defense to offense. This is the tough Paulinho. The statistic of 0.5 blocks per game is the highest in the Super League, which also proves the player's diligence and hard work. Don't let him become the backbone of the team, which will defensive Paulinho at the moment.
Paulinho’s excellence is not just in defense. After intercepting the ball, he was able to contribute 1 key pass per game, averaging 49.1 passes per game, and the pass success rate reached 90%. This devilish precision The rate makes him the metronome and spiritual leader of the team. When other players don't know how to play the ball, it is his core role to make the ball more Paulinho. In terms of shifting from defense to offense, he averaged 4.3 times to regain the ball, making him the gate of the midfield and the barrier of the team. People cannot pass the ball. This is Paulinho's style.
Paulinho, who played for Barcelona before, can not only complete the defense well, but also break the goal in the middle. He can have such a performance in the La Liga giants, not to mention the Guangzhou Evergrande in the Super League? Paulinho, who was born in 1988, proved that his treasured sword is not old and his high level and high salary are justified. Guangzhou Evergrande is like a treasure for this one person, and it really makes other teams envious.
In the 12th round of the Chinese Super League that just ended, it was Paulinho again, helping the team score a goal and helping the team beat Henan Jianye 2-1. You must know that this is not the first time Paulinho has saved. Lord, his critical moment performance has become the spiritual pillar of the team, and Paulinho has become an indescribable spiritual sustenance for the team during the stalemate stage.
These are the classic battles of Paulinho, who is in excellent form this season, highlighting his core position. Imagine that without Paulinho, Guangzhou Evergrande will usher in 3 draws and lose 6 points in the 3 games against Jiangsu, R&F and Henan. With Paulinho, Evergrande scored 9 points and has now won an A in advance. The first place in the group broke into the championship group ahead of time. This is the value and ability of a star.
From a tactical point of view, we can see from these key games that as long as Cannavaro encounters a passive situation in the game, he will adjust his formation, push Paulinho to the position of the midfielder, and replace Xu Xin. The domestic players of China protect their defenses and use Paulinho as a striker. Under the background of Talisca's poor state and Exxon being assimilated by domestic players, only Paulinho has guaranteed his competitive ability. Not only did he not lose his ability, but his own characteristics were also brought into play, running ability. Strong, strong, well selected, able to score goals, and one person moves forward at full speed like a team.
After joining Guangzhou Evergrande for a few years, Paulinho has grown from an ordinary player to a leader of the team. Not only can he save the team at a critical moment, but it can also boost the morale of the team. When Zheng Zhi is unable to appear on the stage , The real captain on the field is Paulinho.
Paulinho's career has gone through multiple clubs, starting from Corinthians and landing in the Premier League Tottenham. In the 2013-2015 season, he played 67 times and scored 10 goals. Paulinho, who just landed in the Premier League, from being able to play in the game to losing his position later, made him shake his Premier League career, just in time for Guangzhou Evergrande hopes to introduce a powerful midfielder to replace Konka's departure, so Paulinho chose to change the track and came to the Super League. After landing in Evergrande in 2015, Paulinho landed in Guangzhou Evergrande in the 2015-2017 season and scored 41 goals in 114 games, becoming the team's most important offensive method.
It was precisely because of his outstanding performance in Guangzhou Evergrande and his help to win the AFC Champions League, he was favored by Barcelona and joined Barcelona with a value of 30 million euros. In most of Barcelona's season, Paulinho remained strong. Outstanding, strong performance, scoring 9 goals in 49 games, becoming the team's third scorer after Messi and Suarez. From Evergrande to Barcelona, from the core of the team’s midfielder to the third-high scorer, Paulinho’s efforts have been recognized by fans all over the world. In 2018, Guangzhou Evergrande repurchased it from Barcelona for 40 million euros. His high net worth has created a signing record in the history of the team. Starting from Paulinho's second entry into the palace, he scored 30 goals in 53 games, further improving his scoring efficiency, especially in the 2019 and 2020 seasons. On the contrary, Become the team's top scorer. After a thousand rounds, Paulinho still stood up on the court.
In fact, we can see from Paulinho's career that he has always maintained a high attendance rate, making him a winner on the field. From Brazil to China, from Barcelona to China again, let him become a legend in world football. Since the beginning of 2013, Paulinho has basically maintained more than 20 appearances per season for 8 consecutive years, scoring goals in almost every season, making him an outstanding member of the Premier League, the Chinese Super League and the La Liga.
If Guangzhou Evergrande did not have Paulinho, the coach Cannavaro may have already dismissed get out of class. If Guangzhou Evergrande does not have Paulinho, Scolari may not help the team win the second AFC Champions League. It is a very glorious experience for a player's career to follow the team to create a piece of history. Now he is over 30 years old and continues his career at Evergrande. Presumably he also hopes that he can get the club with the team. The third AFC Champion.
We have reason to believe that Paulinho's strength can help the team advance and retreat together, and we also believe that Guangzhou Evergrande can win the third AFC Champions League in club history after the update.