Numbers and stats: Europe’s top five leagues

Date published: Friday 25th February 2022 7:31 - Will Ford

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Manchester City and Liverpool predictably frequent this collection of stats from the top five European leagues.

 

Teams

Most goals scored (per game)
Bayern Munich – 3.04
Liverpool – 2.69
Borussia Dortmund – 2.57
Bayer Leverkusen – 2.43
Manchester City – 2.35

 

Fewest goals conceded
Napoli – 0.65
Manchester City – 0.65
Sevilla – 0.68
Chelsea – 0.68
Liverpool – 0.73

 

Most shots (per game)
Bayern Munich – 20.65
Liverpool – 19.27
Manchester City – 18.23
Real Madrid – 17.40
Inter Milan – 16.92

 

Highest possession
Manchester City – 68.2%
Barcelona – 64.8%
Paris Saint-Germain – 64.3%
Bayern Munich – 63.4%
Liverpool – 63.0%

 

Pass completion rate
Paris Saint-Germain – 89.7%
Manchester City – 88.3%
Marseille – 87.5%
Real Madrid – 87.5%
Barcelona – 86.3%

 

Most chances created (per game)
Bayern Munich – 15.4
Manchester City – 13.6
Real Madrid – 13.6
Liverpool – 13.5
Inter Milan – 12.6

 

Most tackles and interceptions (per game)
Metz – 41.0
Bochum – 39.9
Monaco – 39.9
Genoa – 38.6
Nantes – 38.4

Highest Premier League team: Everton – 37.9

 

Players

Most goals
Robert Lewandowski (Bayern Munich) – 28
Patrik Schick (Bayer Leverkusen) – 20
Ciro Immobile (Lazio) – 19
Mohamed Salah (Liverpool) – 19
Karim Benzema (Real Madrid) – 18

 

Most assists 
Thomas Muller (Bayern Munich) – 16
Mohamed Salah (Liverpool) – 10
Kylian Mbappe (PSG) – 10
Florian Wirtz (Bayer Leverkusen) – 10
Trent Alexander-Arnold (Liverpool) – 10

Thomas Muller in action for Bayern Munich.

 

Most shots (per game)
Robert Lewandowski (Bayern Munich) – 5.2
Paulo Dybala (Juventus) – 4.47
Leroy Sane (Bayern Munich) – 4.46
Zlatan Ibrahimovic (AC Milan) – 4.46
Erling Haaland (Borussia Dortmund) – 4.33

Highest Premier League player: Mohamed Salah – 4.11

 

Most chances created (per game)
Dimitri Payet (Marseille) – 3.76
Benjamin Bourigeaud (Rennes) – 3.59
Eden Hazard (Real Madrid) – 3.51
Jonas Hoffman (Borussia Monchengladbach) – 3.48
Iker Muniain (Athletic Club) – 3.44

Highest Premier League player: Kevin de Bruyne (Manchester City) – 3.24

 

Pass completion rate
Presnel Kimpembe (PSG) – 96.9%
Aymeric Laporte (Manchester City) – 95.3%
Thilo Kehrer (PSG) – 94.9%
Jason Denayer (Lyon) – 94.5%
Danilo Pereira (PSG) – 94.4%

 

Most completed dribbles (per game)
Adama Traore (Barcelona) – 5.21
Allan Saint-Maximin (Newcastle) – 4.57
Kamaldeen Selemana (Rennes) – 4.51
Neymar (PSG) – 4.30
Sofian Kiyine (Venezia) – 4.20

 

Most tackles and interceptions (per game)
Hassane Kamara (Watford) – 8.70
Danilo Soares (Bochum) – 8.25
Sebastian Vasiliadis (Arminia) – 8.23
Arthur Masuaku (West Ham) – 8.04
Jeremy Ngakia (Watford) – 7.78

 

Most clearances (per game)
Boubakar Kouyate (Metz) – 8.30
Giangiacomo Magnani (Verona) – 7.80
Dedryck Boyata (Hertha Berlin) – 7.21
Omar Alderete (Valencia) – 7.17
Amos Pieper (Arminia) – 7.09

Highest Premier League player: Jannik Vestergaard (Leicester) – 6.51

 

Most fouls (per game)
Andre Gomes (Everton) – 4.82
Monchu (Granada) – 4.19
Sofian Kiyine (Venezia) – 4.10
Eduardo Camavinga (Real Madrid) – 4.04
Edgar Mendez (Alaves) – 4.02

 

Most fouled (per game)
Joao Felix (Atletico Madrid) – 5.84
Nicolas Gonzalez (Fiorentina) – 4.54
Cedric Gondo (Salernitana) – 4.49
Issac Success (Udinese) – 4.48
Josip Ilicic (Atalanta) – 4.24

Highest Premier League player: Wilfried Zaha (Crystal Palace) – 4.10

 

Save percentage
Jose Sa (Wolves) – 84%
Yassine Bounou (Sevilla) – 81.1%
Edouard Mendy (Chelsea) – 81.0%
Walter Benitez (Nice) – 80.7%
Aaron Ramsdale (Arsenal) – 80.3%

 

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