Weekly Football Statistics #001

Following are the list of Football Statistics around the footballing world from 05-Oct-2015 to 11-Oct-2015:

1 – Iceland, Northern Ireland, Wales and Albania qualified to the UEFA Euro finals for the first time.

2 – Santi Cazorla scored a brace against Luxembourg to end a goal drought of 22 months for the Spain national team.

2 – Both the South American heavyweights Argentina and Brazil have lost in their first 2018 FIFA world cup qualification games against Ecuador and Chile respectively. Both games resulted in 2-0.

3 – Eden Hazard had scored in the last 3 Euro 2016 qualification games for Belgium; 2 of them were penalties.

5 – Paco Alcácer, aged 22, has scored 2 goals against Luxembourg to extend his tally to 5 goals in the tournament.

Paco

7 – Spain has won Luxembourg 4-0 to extend their winning streak to 7. They have scored 16 goals and conceded none in these 7 games.

7 – Portugal has continued their winning streak of 7 Euro 2016 qualification games scoring 11 goals and conceding 4 goals in the process. Cristiano Ronaldo has contributed to 5 goals in these 7 games – he was the sole scorer in 3 of these games.

9 – England, the first team apart from Hosts to qualify in UEFA Euro 2016, has maintained their 100% win in the qualification by defeating Estonia by 2-0. In the 9 games, they have scored 28 goals (more than 3 goals on average per game).

9 – A total of 9 different players have scored for England in their UEFA Euro 2016 qualification.

55 – Cristiano Ronaldo has now taken his goal tally for Portugal to 55, 8 above Pauleta. The nearest active player is Hélder Postiga with just less than half of CR’s goals (27).

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