Euro 2016: The vital statistics so far

Date published: Sunday 19th June 2016 12:27

Granit Xhaka Football365

With each country having played two games, and the knockout rounds edging ever closer, let’s take a look at who has impressed and disappointed – both as a team and individually – at the European Championship thus far.

 

Team statistics

Offensive

Most goals scored: France and Spain (four)

Fewest goals scored: Albania, Ukraine, Turkey and Austria (zero)

Most goals conceded: Ukraine, Turkey and Republic of Ireland (four)

Fewest goals conceded: Germany, Poland, Spain and Italy (zero)

Most shots per game: Portugal (24.5)

Least shots per game: Sweden (5.5)

 

Defensive

Most shots conceded per game: Iceland (19)

Fewest shots conceded per game: Portugal (four)

Most tackles per game: Croatia and Wales (19.5)

Fewest tackles per game: Spain (5.5)

Most fouls per game: Romania (18.5)

Fewest fouls per game: Belgium (nine)

 

Passing

Most average possession per game: Germany (64.3%)

Lowest average possession per game: Iceland (33.1%)

Most total passes: Spain (1,402)

Fewest total passes: Northern Ireland (506)

 

Something England are top of

Most dribbles per game: England (20)

Least dribbles per game: Czech Republic (two)

 

Individual statistics

Offensive

Most goals: Bogdan Stancu (Rom), Dimtri Payet (Fra), Gareth Bale (Wal), Alvaro Morata (Spa) and Romelu Lukaku (Bel) – two

Fewest goals: Loads of players.

Most assists: 34 players are on one, including Tomas Rosicky, the lovely man.

Most shots: Cristiano Ronaldo (Por) – 20

Most dribbles: Dimitri Payet, Ivan Rakitic (Cro), Kyle Walker (Eng), Vladimir Weiss (Slo) – 11

 

Defensive

Most tackles: Aaron Ramsey (Wal) – 11

Most interceptions: Shockingly, N’Golo Kante (Fra) – ten

Most fouls: Alvaro Morata and Aron Gunnarsson (Ice) – seven

Most fouled: Artem Dzyuba (Rus), Eden Hazard (Bel), Giorgio Chiellini (Ita), Grzegorz Krychowiak (Pol) and Laszlo Kleinheisler (Hun) – seven

Most red cards: Lorik Cana (Alb) and Aleksandar Dragovic (Aus) – one

Most yellow cards: Alfred Finnbogason (Ice) and Burim Kukeli (Alb) – two

Most clearances: Chris Smalling (Eng) – 23

 

Passing

Most passes: Granit Xhaka (Swi) – 224

Fewest passes: Gordon Schildenfeld (Cro), Shani Tarashaj (Swi) and Teddy Bjarnason (Ice) – one

Fewest passes of any player who has played more than 45 minutes: Jiri Skalak (Cze) – four passes in 67 minutes

Best pass accuracy of a player who has played more than 45 minutes: Mousa Dembele (Bel) – 30 passes over 57 minutes at 100% success rate

Lowest pass accuracy of a player who has played more than 45 minutes: Conor McLaughlin (Nor) – 16 passes over 90 minutes at 25% success rate

 

Other

Oldest player: Gabor Kiraly (Hun) – 40 years, 74 days

Youngest player: Marcus Rashford (Eng) – 18 years, 234 days

Tallest player: Andreas Isaksson (Swe) – 6ft 7ins. Costel Pantilimon (Rom) is 6ft 8ins, but yet to feature.

Shortest player: Jamie Ward (Nor) – 5ft 5ins. Lorenzo Insigne (Ita) is 5ft 4ins, but yet to feature.

Highest scoring club: Real Madrid – three (Gareth Bale two, Luka Modric one)

Juventus, West Ham, Everton, Gencerbiligi, Inter Milan and Barcelona are all represented by two goals at the tournament thus far.

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