SofaScore released an analysis of the strongest defensive sides in the English Premier League in 2021. The analysis also consisted of the the goals conceded by a team.
The strongest defensive side in the EPL currently is Chelsea. The blues have conceded only 19 goals in 2021. This may be attributed to the good performance of their goalkeepers like Edouard Mendy and their capable defenders. They have only conceded one goal in five EPL matches this season.
Manchester City are the second best defensive side in the English Premier League having conceded only 21 goals in 2021. In the 2021/2022 EPL season thet have kept four clean sheets.
The third best defensive side in EPL is Liverpool. The Reds have only conceded 23 goals in EPL since the beginning of 2021. Most of their defenders who were injured last season like Virgil Van Dijk are back which shows their defence is likely to be much stronger.
Here are the top 5 best defensive sides in EPL.
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