When you think of the greatest football rivalries of all time, Patrick Vieira vs Roy Keane will always be up there. From the late 90’s to the mid 2000’s, it was always a two-horse race to the title.

North London vs Manchester. Arsène Wenger vs Sir Alex Ferguson. Patrick Vieira vs Roy Keane.

The most memorable clash between these two captains was at Highbury in 2005, know as the ‘tunnel incident’. The game hadn’t even kicked off yet and Keane was chasing after Vieira down the tunnel. Watching back now you get a real sense of the tension, symbolic of a true rivalry between those great teams.

Which player was better? We won’t attempt to settle that debate. But the quiz below will compare the two legends across a number of different stats.

Please note, the answers within the quiz below are correct from the date of the article.

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You will have 5 seconds to answer each question, good luck!


#1. Which player scored more Premier League goals?

Gerrard: 120 goals
Lampard: 177 goals

#2. Which player won more England caps?

Gerrard: 114 Caps
Lampard: 106 Caps

#3. Which player retired first?

Gerrard retired in November 2016
Lampard retired in February 2017

#4. Which player won more trophies in all competitions?

Gerrard Trophies: 9
Lampard Trophies: 14

#5. Which player won more matches in the Premier League against the other?

Gerrard: 7 Wins
Lampard: 10 Wins
Draws: 3

#6. Which player ended their career at LA Galaxy?

#7. Which player was sent off more during their career?

Gerrard: 8 Red Cards
Lampard: 4 Red Cards

#8. Which former player started their managerial career at Derby County?

#9. Which player came 2nd in the 2005 Ballon d'Or behind Ronaldinho?

2005 Ballon d’Or:
1. Ronaldinho
2. Frank Lampard
3. Steven Gerrard

#10. Which player assisted more goals during their career?

Gerrard: 191 Assists
Lampard: 266 Assists