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Premier League vs. La Liga: Why the EPL Wins Every Time but I Can't Prove It

BR - One thing about voicing an opinion is that you open yourself up to criticism, hatred and most certainly: controversy.

The title of this article will no doubt achieve all of the above on it's own, but for me it's not even a debate.

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RGB1800d ago

WOW Another article in the same week about which league is better.

Top 2 teams comparison from La Liga Vs EPL;

6 La Liga seasons within 3 pts, 2 Head to Head seasons!
5 EPL seasons within 3 pts.

7 La Liga Seasons won by 2 wins (6 pts).
11 EPL seasons won by 2 wins (6 pts).

1 La Liga season won by 10 pts or more.
5 EPL seasons won by 10 pts or more.
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League winners since EPL Formation, La Liga Vs EPL;

5 Different Champions in La Liga.
4 Different Champions in EPL.
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Most Championships from a single team since EPL Formation;

Barcelona with 9/18 (50%) Championships.
Manchester United with 12/18 (66%) Championships.
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These stats ain't just noticeable in the respective leagues but Cups as well.

Copa del Rey Vs The FA Cup;

In 12 years 10 teams have won the Cup, only Espanyol and Real Zaragoza have won it twice in this time period with 10 different winners.

In that same period only 6 teams have won The FA Cup in 12 years! Chelsea 3, Arsenal 3, Liverpool 2, Portsmouth, City and United.
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These stats ain't just noticeable in the respective leagues or Cups but also European Competitions as well.

European Final Appearances;

Since the formation of the EPL, 8 English teams have competed in the Final of the Champions League and 4 in the UEFA Cup.

In that same time period, Spain have had 9 teams in the Champions League final and 6 in the UEFA Cup final.
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European Final Winners;

Since the formation of the EPL, only 2 teams have won the UEFA Champions League 3 times (Liverpool and Man United twice) and UEFA Cup only one (Liverpool).

In that same time period, 2 Spanish teams have won the Champions League 6 times (Real 3 and Barca 3) and 3 Spanish teams have won the UEFA Cup 4 times (Sevilla twice, Valencia and Atletico Madrid).
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Spain Vs England European Finals;

Since the formation of EPL, Spanish and English teams have faced off in 6 finals between the Champions League and UEFA Cup. Out of these 6 finals Spain have won 5 of them.
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Semi-Finals wise for the Champions League;

Since the formation of the EPL, 19 times we've seen a English team appeared in the Semi-Finals.

In that same period, 18 times we've seen a Spanish team appeared in the Semi-Finals.
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Semi-Finals wise for the UEFA Cup;

Since the formation of the EPL 7 times we've seen a English team appeared in the Semi-Finals.

In that same period 14 times we've seen a Spanish team appeared in the Semi-Finals.
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I do enjoy these stats and facts! ;)