Date: 19th February 2020 at 7:30am
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Fans of Stoke City have been reacting to a post on Twitter which discusses Nick Powell’s stats from their 4-2 defeat at QPR last Saturday.

Powell, who joined Stoke from Wigan last July, has featured 18 times in the league for the Potters this season, scoring two goals and providing four assists.

Two of those assists came last weekend, and although Stoke eventually lost the match 4-2, fans were left impressed by Powell’s performance.

According to the stats, originally posted by Stoke City StatZone, Powell registered an impressive 54 touches, made seven key passes, won 17 duels and 11 aerials and recovered possession of the ball eight times, as well as providing the Potters’ two assists.

Upon seeing these statistics, took to social media to discuss Powell’s recent performances.

What do we think?

Powell’s return of just two goals and four assists in 18 league starts is not exactly what you would expect from your primary attacking midfielder.

Having said that, all six of his direct goal involvements have come since the turn of the year, suggesting that Powell is finally adapting to Stoke’s style of play.

In addition to this, following the 10 fixtures that Stoke have played in 2020, they are eighth in the form table, suggesting that if Powell is firing, so is the team.