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. Aston Villa has a PPV value of 0.42 and Barcelona has a value of 0.3. Within the team of Aston Villa Douglas Luiz has a total value of 1.21 and in the team of Barcelona the best player is Miralem Pjanic.
Based on all statistical information we believe that currently Barcelona is the better team. Please feel free to discuss with us – the comment box is below. We will be happy to reply.