From Leicester City to Arsenal: Every Premier League team’s average possession this season revealed!

9 May

When Pep Guardiola’s tika-taka playing Barcelona side dominated the world, it led many to believe that you need to control possession if you are to win.

However, that myth was undone when teams counter attacked against them, in the style Leicester City have in the Premier League this season.

The Foxes’ reliance on the pace of Jamie Vardy has seen them play far more direct football and turn defence into attack with one swing of a boot.

But how does Leicester’s average possession this season compare against their Premier League rivals over the same period?

Click the arrow above, right, to find out which teams averaged the most possession in games over the season and to see if keeping the ball has any impact on league position.


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