Atletico Madrid’s atypical wing play: Closer to #8 box-to-box midfielders than typical wingers.

The wingers of Atletico Madrid are atypical. They rarely attack the flank but instead focus on loading the central space between the lines:

They play like the box-to-box #8 midfielders:
The touches per zones are normalized by z-score. Individual position-wise, they are most similar to Barcelona, Espanyol, Crystal Palace, SD Huesca, and Espanyol.
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