Euro 2016: The incredibly vital statistics

Date published: Monday 11th July 2016 7:55 - Matthew Stead

Euro 2016 is over, and we will all miss it ever so dearly. It’s time to look at who impressed – both as a team and individually – and who, well, did not. Look at England with all those dribbles…


Team statistics


Most goals scored: France (13)

Fewest goals scored: Ukraine (zero)

Most goals conceded: Iceland (nine)

Fewest goals conceded: Italy, Poland and Switzerland (two)

Most shots per game: England (20.5)

Least shots per game: Northern Ireland (5.5)

Most clean sheets: Germany and Portugal (four)

Fewest clean sheets: Czech Republic, Iceland, Romania, Russia, Sweden and Ukraine (zero)

Most dribbles per game: England (19)

Fewest dribbles per game: Iceland (3.2)



Most shots conceded per game: Slovakia (19)

Fewest shots conceded per game: England (6.5)

Most tackles per game: Croatia (20)

Fewest tackles per game: Sweden (5.7)

Most fouls per game: Romania (17)

Fewest fouls per game: England (9.5)

Most yellow cards: Italy (18)

Fewest yellow cards: Russia (two)



Most average possession per game: Germany (63.1%)

Lowest average possession per game: Iceland (36.1%)

Most total passes: Germany (3,880)

Fewest total passes: Czech Republic (1,019)



Most wins: France (five)

Fewest wins: Austria, Czech Republic, Romania, Russia, Sweden and Ukraine (all zero)

Most losses: Northern Ireland and Ukraine (both three)

Fewest losses: Poland, Portugal and Switzerland (all zero)

Most draws: Portugal (four)

Fewest draws: Albania, Belgium, Northern Ireland, Spain, Turkey, Ukraine and Wales (all zero)

Most points in the group stage: Croatia, France, Germany and Poland (all seven)

Fewest points in the group stage: Ukraine (zero)


Individual statistics


Most goals: Antoine Griezmann (France, six)

Most assists: Eden Hazard (Belgium) and Aaron Ramsey (Wales, both four)

Most shots: Cristiano Ronaldo (Portugal, 45). In second place is Antoine Griezmann (France) with 28.

Most dribbles: Gareth Bale (Wales, 36)



Most tackles attempted: Jakub Blaszczykowski (Poland, 33)

Most tackles won: Jakub Blaszczykowski (Poland, 20)

Most times dribbled past: Aaron Ramsey (Wales) and Toni Kroos (Germany, both 17)

Most interceptions: James Chester (Wales) and Pepe (Portugal, both 19)

Most fouls: Joao Mario (Portugal, 16)

Most fouled: Grzegorz Krychowiak (Poland, 18)

Most red cards: Lorik Cana (Albania), Aleksandar Dragovic (Austria) and Shane Duffy (Rep of Ire, all one)

Most yellow cards: William Carvalho (Portugal), Bartosz Kaputska (Poland) and N’Golo Kante (France, all three)

Most clearances: Kamil Glik (Poland, 52)



Most passes: Toni Kroos (Germany, 643). In second place is Jerome Boateng (Germany) with 468.

Fewest passes: Gordon Schildenfeld (Cro), Shani Tarashaj (Swi) and Anatoliy Tymoschuk (Ukraine, all one)

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

Best pass accuracy of a player who has played more than 45 minutes: Andre Schurrle (Germany, 34 passes over 71 minutes at 97.1% success rate)

Lowest pass accuracy of a player who has played more than 45 minutes: Tomas Necid (Czech Republic, 41 passes over 169 minutes at 43.9% success rate)



Oldest goalscorer: Zoltan Gera (Hungary v Portugal, 37 years and 61 days)

Youngest goalscorer: Renato Sanches (Portugal v Poland, 18 years and 317 days)


Highest scoring clubs (if player has moved clubs since start of tournament, their current club is counted):

1. Real Madrid (ten)

2. Atletico Madrid (seven)

3. Arsenal (five)

4. Valencia (four)

5. Bayern Munich, Bursaspor, Inter Milan, Juventus, Norwich, Swansea and West Ham (three each)


Highest scoring British clubs:

1. Arsenal (five)

2. Norwich, Swansea and West Ham (three each)

3. Chelsea, Everton, Manchester United, Southampton and Tottenham (two each)

4. Aberdeen, Burnley, Leicester, Liverpool, Manchester City, Stoke and Sunderland (one each)


Clubs with most different individual goalscorers

1. Real Madrid (four) – Bale, Modric, Morata and Ronaldo

2. Arsenal (three) – Giroud, Ozil and Ramsey

= Bayern Munich (Boateng, Lewandowski and Sanches)

= Juventus (Bonucci Chiellini and Pogba)

= Swansea (Sigurdsson, Taylor and Williams)

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