Cristiano Ronaldo: Juventus superstar snubbed for best Serie A XI according to performance related data

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Ronaldo, 34, has been one of Juventus' main attacking outlets this season with 19 goals and 10 assists in 26 league encounters within his debut season in the Italian top-flight.

However, according to the latest data released from the CIES Football Observatory - who has developed a unique algorithm to measure the technical performance of players based on on-field statistics, the five-time Ballon d'Or winner has been outperformed in 2019.

Only taking into account players fielded for at least 630 minutes since January 1, the research has produced starting line-ups for Serie A, in which 36-year-old Fabio Quagliarella, who has scored 21 league goals this season, is amongst.

GK: Gianluigi Donnarumma (AC Milan);

RB: Cristian Ansaldi (Torino), CB: Kalidou Koulibaly (Napoli), CB: Daniele Rugani (Juventus), LB: Timothy Castagne (Atalanta)

CM: Piotr Zielinski (Napoli), CM: Tiemoue Bakayoko (AC Milan), CM: Josip Ilicic (Atalanta).

RW: Alejandro Gomez (Atalanta), LW: Fabio Quagliarella (Sampdoria), ST: Duvan Zapata (Atalanta)