No Liverpool, Man Utd in Europe’s top five league stats

Date published: Thursday 6th September 2018 4:04

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 updates throughout the season, because we’re nice.

 

Teams

Most shots (per game)
Manchester City – 22.8
Juventus – 22.3
Barcelona – 21.7
Lyon – 21.3
Bayern Munich – 20

 

Most shots on target (per game)
Barcelona – 9.3
Manchester City – 9
Lyon – 7.8
Juventus – 7.7
Arsenal – 7.5
Fiorentina – 7.5

 

Most shots conceded (per game)
Chievo – 20.7
SD Huesca – 20.7
Levante – 20.3
Roma – 19.7
Parma – 19.7

Highest Premier League team: Burnley – 18.3

 

Highest possession
Real Madrid – 69.1%
Barcelona – 66.3%
Manchester City – 65.8%
Chelsea – 64.7%
Real Betis – 64.2%

 

Passes (per game)
Real Madrid – 791.7
Chelsea – 749
Barcelona – 711.3
Manchester City – 681.5
Paris Saint-Germain – 643.8

 

Pass completion rate
Real Madrid – 91.2%
Manchester City – 89.4%
Chelsea – 89.4%
Barcelona – 88.9%
Paris Saint-Germain – 88.7%

 

Most tackles (per game)
Real Valladolid – 25
Atletico Madrid – 24.7
Fortuna Duesseldorf – 24
Paris Saint-Germain – 23.8
Marseille – 22.3

Highest Premier League team: Tottenham – 21.3

 

Most fouls (per game)
Getafe – 21.3
Sassuolo – 17.3
Dijon – 17.3
Hoffenheim – 17
Cagliari – 16.7

Highest Premier League team: Brighton – 14.5

 

Most dribbles (per game)
Paris Saint-Germain – 22.5
Nice – 22.5
Toulouse – 22.3
Celta Vigo – 21.3
Real Madrid – 21

Highest Premier League team: Leicester – 18.5

 

Losing the ball through poor touch (per game)
Cagliari – 22
Bayer Leverkusen – 21
Nimes – 21
Tottenham – 20.5
Nantes – 20.5

 

Players (must have played at least 90 minutes to qualify)

Most shots (per game)
Cristiano Ronaldo (Juventus) – 7.7
Edin Dzeko (Roma) – 5.7
Nabil Fekir (Lyon) – 5.5
Lionel Messi (Barcelona) – 5.3
Sergio Aguero (Manchester City) – 5

 

Most key passes (per game)
Jose Callejon (Napoli) – 6
Lionel Messi (Barcelona) – 4.7
Markel Susaeta (Athletic Bilbao) – 4.5
Memphis Depay (Lyon) – 4.5
David Silva (Manchester City) – 4.3
Dimitri Payet (Marseille) – 4.3

 

Most passes (per game)
Toni Kroos (Real Madrid) – 111
Jorginho (Chelsea) – 104.3
Marcelo Brozovic (Inter Milan) – 96.7
John Stones (Manchester City) – 95.7
Ivan Rakitic (Barcelona) – 94.7

 

Most dribbles (per game)
Adama Traore (Wolves) – 4
Kylian Mbappe (Paris Saint-Germain) – 4
Lionel Messi (Barcelona) – 4
Allan Saint-Maximin (Nice) – 3.8
Eden Hazard (Chelsea) – 3.5
Ferland Mendy (Lyon) – 3.5

 

Most tackles (per game)
Antoine Bernede (Paris Saint-Germain) – 6.5
Filipe Luis (Atletico Madrid) – 6.5
Almamy Toure (Monaco) – 6
Allan (Napoli) – 5.7
Domenico Criscito (Genoa) – 5.5
Matthias Zimmermann (Fortuna Duesseldorf) – 5.5

Highest Premier League player: Idrissa Gueye (Everton) – 4.7

 

Most fouls (per game)
Glenn Murray (Brighton) – 4.3
Alfredo Morales (Fortuna Duesseldorf) – 4
Joelinton (Hoffenheim) – 4
Ignacio Camacho (Wolfsburg) – 3.8
Mark Uth (Schalke) – 3.8

 

Most fouled (per game)
Darijo Srna (Cagliari) – 5
Borja Garcia (Girona) – 4.7
Ismaila Sarr (Rennes) – 4.5
Allan (Napoli) – 4
Lucas Evangelista (Nantes) – 4
Mark Uth (Schalke) – 4

Highest Premier League player: Kenedy (Newcastle), Wilfried Zaha (Crystal Palace), James Maddison (Leicester) – 3.3

 

Most clearances (per game)
Benjamin Pavard (Paris Saint-Germain) – 11
Ervin Zukanovic (Genoa) – 9.5
Kaan Ayhan (Fortuna Duesseldorf) – 9.5
James Tomkins (Crystal Palace) – 9
Riccardo Gagliolo (Parma) – 9

 

Dispossessed the most times (per game)
Wilfried Zaha (Crystal Palace) – 6.3
Rajiv van La Parra (Huddersfield) – 5.5
Franck Ribery (Bayern Munich) – 4.5
Jose Luis Morales (Levante) – 4.3
Raheem Sterling (Manchester City) – 4.3
Aleksandar Mitrovic (Fulham) – 4.3

 

Most saves (per game)
Walter Benitez (Nice) – 9
Fabri (Fulham) – 8
Frederik Ronnow (Eintracht Frankfurt) – 6
Oier Olazabal (Levante) – 5.7
Fernando Pacheco (Deportivo Alaves) – 5.3
Joe Hart (Burnley) – 5.3

 


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