Here’s a nifty Opta graphic pinched from NBC Pro Soccer Talk.
Shows time a team has the ball and allows opponents to keep the ball, per ‘possession’. So as you might expect, we’re quite good at keeping it a while (if not incisive, we are careful), but we’re among the very worst at getting the ball off opponents. This is last year’s data but still. Check out late-era Southampton! Only Norwich and WBA allowed opponents more time to build attacks than Fulham.
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