Numbers and stats: Europe’s top five leagues…

Date published: Wednesday 21st September 2016 2:16

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Jordan Henderson is passing more than anybody else in the Premier League while Sadio Mane is being dispossessed rather a lot. We look at the big five leagues and discover that Crystal Palace are the biggest tacklers…

 

Teams

Most shots (per game)
Roma – 21
Real Madrid – 20
Napoli – 19.3
Tottenham – 19
Genoa – 19

 

Highest possession
Bayern Munich – 64.8%
Barcelona – 64.2%
Borussia Dortmund – 63.1%
Paris St Germain – 61.4%
Manchester City – 61%

 

Most tackles (per game)
Crystal Palace – 25
Marseille – 25
Leganes – 24.8
Espanyol – 24.5
Atletico Madrid – 24

 

Most fouls (per game)
Augsburg – 19.3
Leganes – 19
Mainz 05 – 18.3
Torino – 18.3
Toulouse – 18

Highest Premier League team: Watford – 15.8

 

Pass completion rate
Napoli – 89.7%
Paris St Germain – 89.1%
Barcelona – 87.2%
Borussia Dortmund – 87%
Real Madrid – 86.9%

Highest Premier League team: Chelsea – 86.7%

 

Losing the ball through poor touch (per game)
Angers – 17.4
Paris St Germain – 16.2
Celta Vigo – 15.8
Empoli – 15.3
Chelsea – 15

 

Players

Most assists
Franck Ribery (Bayern Munich) – 4
Alex Iwobi (Arsenal) – 3
Andrej Kramaric (Hoffenheim) – 3
Cristiano Piccini (Real Betis) – 3
Dimitri Payet (West Ham) – 3
Gonzalo Castro (Borussia Dortmund) – 3
Kelechi Iheanacho (Manchester City) – 3
Kevin De Bruyne (Manchester City) – 3
Lorenzo De Silvestri (Torino) – 3
Pablo Piatti (Espanyol) – 3
Toni Kroos (Real Madrid) – 3

 

Most shots (per game)
Robert Lewandowski (Bayern Munich) – 7.3
Lionel Messi (Barcelona) – 5.8
Zlatan Ibrahimovic (Manchester United) – 5.4
Edin Dzeko (Roma) – 5
Gareth Bale (Real Madrid) – 5
Rony Lopes (Lille) – 5
Sergio Aguero (Manchester City) – 5

 

Most tackles (per game)
Lass Diarra (Marseille) – 7
Idrissa Gueye (Everton) – 6.2
Casemiro (Real Madrid) – 5.7
Geoff Cameron (Stoke) – 5
Lima (Nantes) – 5

 

Most chances created (per game)
Dimitri Payet (West Ham) – 4.3
Jean Michael Seri (Nice) – 4.3
Willian (Chelsea) – 4.3
Pascal Gross (Ingolstadt) – 3.8
Nabil Fekir (Lyon) – 3.7

 

Most passes (per game)
Jorginho (Napoli) – 99
Sokratis (Borussia Dortmund) – 95
Marek Hamsik (Napoli) – 91.3
Thiago Motta (PSG) – 90.3
Kalidou Koulibaly (Napoli) – 84.3

Highest Premier League player:  Jordan Henderson (Liverpool) – 77.6

 

Most clearances (per game)
Ben Mee (Burnley) – 9.2
Cesare Bovo (Torino) – 9
Curtis Davies (Hull) – 9
Guido Milan (Metz) – 9
Jan Vertonghen (Tottenham) – 9

 

Most completed dribbles (per game)
Ibrahima Traore (Borussia Monchengladbach) – 5.3
Eden Hazard (Chelsea) – 4.8
Adnan Januzaj (Sunderland) – 4.4
Felipe Anderson (Lazio) – 4.3
Raheem Sterling (Manchester City) – 4
Theo Hernandez (Alaves) – 4

 

Dispossessed the most times (per game)
Gabriel (Leganes) – 6
Oscar Trejo (Toulouse) – 4.3
Sadio Mane (Liverpool) – 4.3
Andre Gray (Burnley) – 4
Nani (Valencia) – 4

Most saves (per game)
Jordan Pickford (Sunderland) – 6.7
Angelo Da Costa (Bologna) – 5.5
Felix Wiedwald (Werder Bremen) – 5.5
Timo Horn (Cologne) – 5.5
Koen Casteels (Wolfsburg) – 5

 

Most fouls (per game)
Diego Demme (Red Bull Leipzig) – 4
Bryan Cristante (Pescara) – 3.8
Artur Ionita (Cagliari) – 3.7
Oier (Osasuna) – 3.5

Highest Premier League player:  Christian Benteke (Crystal Palace) – 3

 

Most fouled (per game)
Amine Harit (Nantes) – 5.6
Kwadwo Asamoah (Juventus) – 5
Dario Lezcano (Ingolstadt) – 4.8
Alejandro Gomez (Atalanta) – 4
Samu Castillejo (Villarreal) – 3.8
Eden Hazard (Chelsea) – 3.6

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