Alex Neil’s men, like all of their second-tier rivals, have their own style of play, but how much of that involves long passes?
We’ve looked at how many long passes each Championship club has played during the 2020/21 season so far to determine the ‘most direct’ teams.
Scroll through our gallery to discover which teams hit the most – and least – long passes, ranked from highest to lowest:
1. 24th - Swansea City - 1290
Swansea have played the least amount of long passes this season, averaging 44.45 per 90 minutes.
Photo: Stu Forster
2. 23rd - Bournemouth - 1303
Bournemouth have hit 1303 long passes this season, an average of 41.49 per 90 minutes.
Photo: Naomi Baker
3. 22nd - Norwich City - 1388
Daniel Farke’s men have hit 1388 long passes this term, an average of 44.28.
Photo: Stephen Pond
4. 21st - Huddersfield Town - 1420
Carlos Corberan’s Terriers have hit 1420 long passes so far, an average of 43.41 per 90 minutes.
Photo: Alex Livesey