A study shows that the teams with more possession in the world have won most of the titles
Question: What is the common denominator amongst soccer teams which have won major international titles in recent years? Answer: They are all based on mastery of ball possession to achieve great results.
This is the conclusion of an interesting study done by the Chilean newspaper Las Noticias Últimas. They demonstrate that winner teams have a high level of possession. To prepare this graph with the 20 teams with more possession, they took into account all the matches of clubs and national teams according to the most important statistics websites.
The team that leads this ranking is Chilean National Team leaded by Sampaoli with 66.7%, winner of the last Copa America ahead of teams like Argentina or Brazil. FC Barcelona, which won the treble, occupies the 6th position with 60.9%. Bayern Munich, who won Bundesliga, is the only club abovre Barcelona (63.3%).