Santander League 2018-19TOAtleti recovers more than Madrid in the opposite field, according to futbolavanzado.com
ANDThe best attack is achieved with a good defense. That is why teams increasingly give more importance to the pressure to try to recover the ball soon and to create chances of danger against the rival area. The Webfutbolavanzado.comhas wanted to analyze the defensive task of the teams ofLaLiga Santanderand the first conclusion will be that the teamValverdeis the one who defends above fromFirst Division.
Only that explains why the Catalans are the only team of the maximum Spanish division that is among the five teams with the highest percentage of recoveries in three sectors. No other team has thattriple 'top 5'of thefour sectors analyzed, as seen in the following graph.
Not only that. Those ofValverdethey are also, comparing the four teams that dispute this year theChampions, the best percentage of recoveries in the opposite field. Of all the balls recovered by the team, the29% is in the opposite field, by 26% of theAttilico de Madrid, 24.1% of theReal Madridand 22.9% of theValencia.
So, it's striking that thepressureof those ofSimeoneits alotmore effective than those of Lopeteguialthough the rojiblancos have the reputation of waiting for the rival in their field. But nevertheless,the best dataThey are in possession of much more modest equipment.
TheGetafeis the team that receives the most ballsin the opposite areawith a total of6.2%(followed very closely by Bara, with 6.0%). By cons, theHuescais the team that gets the least number of balls in that area of the field, with just one0.8%of your total recovered balls.
And, if we add the percentages of the two sectors that arein the opposite field, or what is the same, the team that more balls recover the rival zone, we find theEibar, with a total of32.9%, followed very closely by theAthletic Club, with 32.7%. Its opposite, that is, the team that receives the least number of balls in the opposite field, will be theAlavs, with18.6%, which makes it, therefore, the team that most recovers in its own field with up to81.4%.
The team from Vitoria, however, is the Primera team that receives the most ballswithin your area, with49.5%of its total, over 30.8% of Barcelona, 42% of Real Madrid, 41.3% of Attico de Madrid, and 39.4% of Valencia.