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. Athletic Bilbao has a PPV value of 0.17 and Schalke 04 has a value of 0.14. Within the team of Athletic Bilbao Mikel Balenziaga has a total value of 0.89 and in the team of Schalke 04 the best player is Sebastian Rudy.
Based on all statistical information we believe that currently Schalke 04 is the better team. Please feel free to discuss with us – the comment box is below. We will be happy to reply.