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(Image) MLS vs Premier League – Who Are Better Passers?

More research has been released today looking at the passing ability of MLS teams.

This time, the sides have been directly compared to their Premier League equivalent.

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Worryingly for the MLS, only two sides have a better passes per possession ratio than their English counterparts. 18th-placed Chivas USA have 2.52 compared to Leicester City’s 2.50, and 19th-placed Chicago Fire have 2.50 compared to Burnley’s 2.48.

Crystal Palace have no direct comparison.

At the top end, Manchester City are more than 25% better than LA Galaxy.

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