Pass masters - where Leeds United trio rank in Championship's top 30 for 'progressive' passing accuracy

A Leeds United trio are among the very best in the Championship when it comes to progressive passes.

Wednesday, 18th September 2019, 5:36 pm
Pablo Hernandez is one of Leeds United's most accurate progressive passers of the ball (Pic: Getty)

Football data platform Wyscout has ranked the division's top 30 players when it comes to the accuracy of their progressive passes - a forward pass of 30m or more from a player's own half, or at least 10m in the opponent's half.

30th (77.05%) The Wigan Athletic left-back has played seven games in the Championship (Pic: Getty)
29th (77.19%) - Preston North End's 24-year-old defender has played 680 minutes of Championship action this season (Pic: Getty)
28th (77.27%) The 27-year-old defender has played six of Brentford's Championship fixtures (Pic: Getty)

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27th (77.97%) Middlesbrough's 30-year-old midfielder has 552 Championship minutes of action under his belt so far (Pic: Getty)
26th (78.46%) - American midfielder Ream has made six Championship appearances (Pic: Getty)
25th (78.95) Sheffield Wednesday's Scottish midfielder has played 539 minutes of Championship action (Pic: Getty)
24th (79.38%) The 23-year-old QPR left-back has played seven times in the Championship this season (Pic: Getty)
23rd (79.69) Derby County's 33-year-old centre-half has been ever-present so far this season (Pic: Getty)
22nd (79.73%) Swansea City midfielder and former Leeds loanee Grimes has played 663 minutes in the Championship thus far (Pic: Getty)
21st (81.03%) Huddersfield midfielder Hogg is yet to miss a game in the Championship (Pic: Getty)
20th (81.08%) Cardiff City's goalkeeper has played six times in the Championship (Pic: Getty)
19th (81.25%) Queens Park Rangers centre-half Barbet, 26, has made seven Championship appearances (Pic: Getty)
18th (81.32%) Swansea's Dutch centre-half has played in all their Championship games (Pic: Getty)
17th (81.36%) Another Swansea City player featuring highly in the list is right-back Roberts, who has played seven Championship fixtures (Pic: Getty)
16th (81.97%) Derby County's versatile 21-year-old has made five Championship appearances (Pic: Getty)
15th (82.54%) Preston's keeper has been impressively accurate with his progressive passes in their seven Championship games (Pic: Getty)
14th (83.61%) Charlton's goalkeeper, 24, has played 685 minutes of Championship football (Pic: Getty)
13th (83.78%) The ex Leeds United defender is West Brom's second highest rank player for accurate progressive passes, after seven appearances (Pic: Getty)
12th (84%) The 23-year-old Dane has been ever present for Brentford in the midfield (Pic: Getty)
11th (85.71%) Dallas has impressed so far for Leeds at right-back, playing all seven Championship games. He's second in the division for progressive passes made, with 105 (Pic: Getty)
10th (86.16%) The Bristol City man is the top ranked keeper in the division for the accuracy of his progressive passes. He's played all seven games. (Pic: Getty)
9th (86.44%) Derby County's second highest ranked player is their 32-year-old ex Premier League midfielder. He's yet to miss a Championship game (Pic: Getty)
8th (86.49%) Huddersfield's 25-year-old right-back, ever-present thus far in league competition, is their most accurate progressive passer (Pic: Getty)
7th (87.88%) Leeds United's Spanish wizard has played in all of their Championship games and made 99 progressive passes, the third highest total in the division (Pic: Getty)
6th (88.16%) Derby County's most accurate progressive passer is their 22-year-old right-back. He's made 76 of them this season, in six league appearances (Pic: Getty)
5th (90%) Nine out of every 10 progressive passes made by Reading's 24-year-old midfielder Swift have been accurate. He's played seven games (Pic: Getty)
4th (91.07%) The Leeds man is playing in a more advanced role and making lots of passes, of all kinds. He's been very accurate when it comes to progressive passes in his seven appearances. (Pic: Getty)
3rd (91.23%) Bristol City's 28-year-old right sided player has made seven Championship appearances (Pic: Getty)
2nd (91.95%) West Brom's summer signing has made 87 progressive passes, with the Championship's second highest accuracy (Pic: Getty)
1st (94.12%) His 68 progressive passes put him 23rd in the division, but when it comes to accuracy, QPR's ex Swansea right-back is number one. (Pic: Getty)