Pass into penalty area

Subtype of: Pass

Pass into penalty area

Any Pass that originates outside of the opposition's penalty area and the next ball touch occurs inside the opposition's penalty area.


  • Includes just passes. For example, Crosses are included in this definition, but Throw-ins and Dribbles are not.
  • Controlled penalty area entries (with a run or a dribble) are not included.


Successful: Yes (API tagId: 1801) / No (API tagId: 1802)

A pass into final third is considered successful if the next touch of the ball is by a teammate.

Available metrics

Passes to penalty area / 90

Number of passes to penalty area normalized per 90 minutes.

Passes to penalty area %

Percentage of succesful passes to penalty area.