Gunners surprisingly make the list despite their free-flowing style…
Read more Arsenal FC news.
fanatix has run down the five top flight sides that have the best percentage records of aerial duels won. Surprisingly, Arsenal make the list, partly thanks to their towering German centre-back…
West Ham though, the top flight’s most direct side, don’t make the top five!
(Stats courtesy of WhoScored.)
5) Crystal Palace – 53.6% headers won
The Eagles play a direct style of football under Tony Pulis, and have battling Australian captain Mile Jedinak in the centre competing tirelessly for 50/50 balls. Up top, Marouane Chamakh is similarly impressive in the air, and only Aston Villa’s Christian Benteke has won more aerial duels per match than the Moroccan.