API eventId: 7API subeventId: 71


An Action (generally a pass) when the player, while having other option, to pass or to hold the ball, is instead clearing it, either with a long pass forward without a precise target or for a throw in/corner kick, playing safe.

Clearance after a cross 440689964 Clearance after a cross


  • Most of the time the player clearing the ball would be under pressure.
  • A significant amount of clearances are Long forward passes.
  • About half of clearances are Interceptions (a player is interrupting a pass to clear the ball out).

Available metrics

Clearances / 90

Number of clearances normalized per 90 minutes.