Evaluating the strength of a teams midfield is not easy. At 1vs1 we look at a value called Pass Progression Value (PPV). We measure the ability of players to play the pass into dangerous zones and to create chances. Manchester City has a PPV value of 0.4 and Aston Villa has a value of 0.25. Within the team of Manchester City Joao Cancelo has a total value of 0.9 and in the team of Aston Villa the best player is Lucas Digne.
Based on all statistical information we believe that currently Manchester City is the better team. Please feel free to discuss with us – the comment box is below. We will be happy to reply.