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. Barcelona has a PPV value of 0.34 and Southampton has a value of 0.18. Within the team of Barcelona Jordi Alba has a total value of 1.03 and in the team of Southampton the best player is Ryan Bertrand.
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.