A duel between the leaders of possession

A duel between the leaders of possession

This Sunday, Barça and Betis face each other at the Benito Villamarín in an exciting match between two teams with a very similar style

This Sunday, the Benito Villamarín and Quique Setién's Real Betis welcome Ernesto Valverde and FC Barcelona, in the match corresponding to the 28th day of the League championship (8.45pm CET). It's a game between the teams with the highest percentage of possession per game in the League: Barça have an average of 64.81%, while the Verdiblancos have 63.84%. Undoubtedly, there are clear examples of the similarities in style, with both teams enjoying having the lion's share of the ball.

Among the seven best players in the League for individual passing stats, six play at Barça or Betis. Aissa Mandi (1,899 good passes) leads the ranking, followed by Barça's Ivan Rakitic (1,764), Gerard Piqué (1,718) and Sergio Busquets (1,650). Sergio Ramos (1,545) closes the TOP-5, and is followed by Jordi Alba in sixth (1,523) and Marc Bartra (1,509), in seventh.

Next, let's look at the best players in this ranking via the graphic below:  

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