The most ‘route one’ Scottish Premiership teams - ranked in order

Teams are often given back-handed compliments or outright criticised if they are too direct. It’s often viewed as not being the “proper” way to play football. With this in mind we’ve looked at the 2018/19 Scottish Premiership season so far and, with the help of the statistics provided by Wyscout, ranked all 12 top flight clubs in order of how many long passes they’ve hit this season.

Tuesday, 12th March 2019, 12:25 pm
Updated Tuesday, 12th March 2019, 1:12 pm
1940 long passes. 63.56 per 90 minutes.
1786 long passes. 58.51 per 90 minutes.
1780 long passes. 58.42 per 90 minutes.
1667 long passes. 54.1 per 90 minutes.

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1622 long passes. 52.89 per 90 minutes.
1609 long passes. 52.66 per 90 minutes.
1582 long passes. 52.27 per 90 minutes.
1569 long passes. 51.44 per 90 minutes.
1553 long passes. 50.86 per 90 minutes.
1522 long passes. 49.96 per 90 minutes.
1339 long passes. 43.69 per 90 minutes.
1084 long passes. 35.45 per 90 minutes.