Aerial duel

API eventId: 1API subeventId: 10Subtype of: Duel

Aerial duel

When two or more players from opposing teams jump to compete for the ball.

Aerial duel 457702617 An aerial duel following a corner kick


  • Aerial duels aren’t currently divided into offensive and defensive categories.
  • If there are more then two players competing for the ball at the same time, an aerial duel will be recorded for all opposing players.


Successful: Yes (API tagId: 703) / No (API tagId: 701)

An aerial duel is considered won in favour of the player who touches the ball first, no matter what happens next. An aerial duel that results in a foul is considered won in favour of the player who suffered a foul.

Available metrics

Aerial duels / 90 minutes

Number of aerial duels normalized per 90 minutes.

Aerial duels won (%)

Percentage of aerial duels won.