The Premier League’s most wasteful team
When a football team fails to take advantage of their chances, they are usually lose the game. In some ways, however, this is completely different. When a team creates a large number of chances in a game, for example, they can afford to miss some of those chances and still win because of the sheer number they create.
In this article, we examine the Premier League’s most wasteful teams by looking at the amount of big chances they’ve missed so far this season.
1. Manchester City – 17 big chances missed
Manchester City, led by Pep Guardiola, have been the best attacking team in the world for a long time, so it’s no surprise that they’ve made this list. They also create a lot of opportunities, therefore they can be wasteful at times.
2. Chelsea – 17 big chances missed
The number of wasted chances Chelsea create under Thomas Tuchel’s defensive setup doesn’t matter as much because the club can stay steady and not concede unnecessary goals.
3. Manchester United – 17 big chances missed
Wolverhampton Wanderers – 19 big chances missed
Wolves have profited greatly from Bruno Lage’s new coaching system, which has opened up a plethora of opportunities for the team. His system allows players to grow, but their inability to finish is what continues to cost them.
5. Liverpool – 20 big chances missed
Even when his side was conceding needless goals, Jurgen Klopp was known to go all out attacking in his early days at Liverpool. This hasn’t changed very much, since the German like his team to play as much aggressive football as possible.