The top possession side in the country are in the bottom half of the table…
All stats used are courtesy of WhoScored.
20) Crystal Palace – 39.3% possession
Neither Ian Holloway or Tony Pulis rate possession football, and favour a more direct approach, so it’s no surprise to see Palace at the bottom.
19) Aston Villa – 42.1% possession
Paul Lambert encourages his sides to play counter attacking football, meaning they are happy to let the opposition have the football.
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