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. Newcastle United has a PPV value of 0.16 and Koln has a value of 0.15. Within the team of Newcastle United Javier Manquillo has a total value of 0.46 and in the team of Koln the best player is Marco Hoger.
Based on all statistical information we believe that currently Newcastle United is the better team. Please feel free to discuss with us – the comment box is below. We will be happy to reply.