Europe’s top five leagues: Numbers and stats…

Date published: Wednesday 16th September 2015 7:44

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We look at some of the meaningful statistics over Europe’s top five leagues. Still the early stages, but styles of certain clubs and players can certainly be distinguished. We’ll do this every couple of weeks (if we remember)…

 

Teams

Most shots (per game)
Arsenal – 22.4
Bayern Munich – 21.3
Real Madrid – 21
Roma – 19.3
Napoli – 19.3

 

Highest possession
Bayern Munich – 68.9%
Barcelona – 65.3%
Celta Vigo – 63.2%
Paris St Germain – 62.2%
Arsenal – 62%

 

Most tackles (per game)
Atalanta – 27.7
Sunderland – 25.8
Guingamp – 25.2
Leicester – 25
Caen – 24.4

 

Most fouls (per game)
Espanyol – 19.3
Villarreal – 19
Stuttgart – 18.8
Augsburg – 18.3
Genoa – 17.7

Highest Premier League team: Crystal Palace – 14.8

 

Pass completion rate
Paris St Germain – 89.7%
Bayern Munich – 88.7%
Real Madrid – 88%
Celta Vigo – 87.2%
Arsenal – 87.1%

 

Losing the ball through poor touch (per game)
Bayer Leverkusen – 17.3
Palermo – 17
Reims – 17
Fiorentina – 16.3
Frosinone – 16

Highest Premier League team: Newcastle United – 15.6
Players (must have played at least 100 minutes to qualify)

 

Most shots (per game)
Cristiano Ronaldo (Real Madrid) – 7.7
Lorenzo Insigne (Napoli) – 6
Alexis Sanchez (Arsenal) – 5.6
Martin Braithwaite (Toulouse) – 5.4
Thomas Muller (Bayern Munich) – 5.3

 

Most tackles (per game)
Augusto Fernandez (Celta Vigo) – 6.3
Mehdi Lacen (Getafe) – 5.7
Keko (Eibar) – 5.7
Jean –Daniel Akpa-Akpro (Toulouse) – 5.4
Marten de Roon (Atalanta), Miguel Lopes (Granada) – 5.3

Highest Premier League player: Francis Coquelin (Arsenal), Jordan Amavi (Aston Villa), Patrick van Aanholt (Sunderland), Ritchie de Laet (Leicester) – 4.4

 

Most chances created (per game)
Mesut Ozil (Arsenal) – 5
Santi Cazorla (Arsenal) – 4.6
Fran Rico (Granada) – 4
Dusan Tadic (Southampton), Abdel Barrada (Marseille), Wahbi Khazri (Bordeaux) – 3.8

 

Most passes (per game)
Marco Verratti (PSG) – 109.8
Andreu Fontas (Celta Vigo) – 101.3
Thiago Motta (PSG) – 99.2
Granit Xhaka (Mochengladbach) – 96.7
Santi Cazorla (Arsenal) – 92.8

 

Most clearances (per game)
Bernardo (Sporting Gijon) – 13.3
Heiko Westermann (Real Betis) – 12
Jan-Ingwer Callsen-Bracker (Augsburg) – 11
Jesus Gamez (Atletico Madrid) – 11
Damien Delaney (Crystal Palace) – 10.8

 

Most completed dribbles (per game)
Lionel Messi (Barcelona) – 8.3
Neymar (Barcelona) – 5
Alejandro Gomez (Atalanta) – 4.7
Serey Die (Stuttgart) – 4.5
Riyad Mahrez (Leicester) – 4.4

 

Dispossessed the most times (per game)
Jairo Samperio (Mainz) – 4.3
Memphis Depay (Manchester United) – 4.2
Alassane Plea (Nice) – 4
Sofiane Boufal (Lille) – 4
David Silva (Manchester City) – 3.8

 

Most saves (per game)
Marco Sportiello (Atalanta) – 5.7
Timo Horn (FC Koln) – 5.5
Jack Butland (Stoke) – 5.4
Raul Lizoain (Las Palmas) – 5
Asmir Begovic (Chelsea) – 5

 

Most fouls (per game)
Tomas Rincon (Genoa) – 4.5
Peter Niemayer (Darmstadt) – 4.5
Fernando Tissone (Malaga) – 4.3
Gonzalo Escalante (Eibar) – 4.3
Pablo Hernandez (Celta Vigo) – 4

Highest Premier League player: Idrissa Gueye (Aston Villa) – 3.3

 

Most fouled (per game)
Juan Emmanuel Culio (Las Palmas) – 6.5
Franco Vazquez (Palermo) – 5.3
Isaac Success (Granada) – 4.7
Vierinha (Wolfsburg) – 4.3
Luca Toni (Verona) – 4

Highest Premier League player: Mark Noble (West Ham) – 3.6

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