CHELSEA ARE BETTER DRIBBLERS THAN BARCELONA… HERE IS THE PROOF

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Chelsea are playing an exciting brand of football this season that have seen Chelsea win 12 consecutive Premier League games this season.

According to Opta Stats, Chelsea have completed 14.7 dribbles this season and this stat makes Chelsea the best dribblers in the Premier League. According to Opta, “a successful or completed dribble means the player beats the defender while retaining possession”.

Chelsea aren’t just the best dribblers in England but Chelsea are also the best dribblers in Europe. Dribbling stats for all of the top five European leagues (England, Spain, France, Italy and Germany) show that Chelsea’s 14.7 dribbles per game is the highest in Europe. Barcelona are second with 14.3, while Tottenham are slightly further back in third, with 13.2.

Chelsea’s title rivals Manchester City are fifth in Europe with 12.9 completed dribbles per game while London rivals Arsenal are sixth in Europe with 12.4 dribbles per game.

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