Last week covered football action across UEFA Euro 2016 qualifying, (South America) CONMEBOL 2018 FIFA World Cup qualifying, Premier League, La Liga, German Bundesliga among other competitions. Football Statistics from all these competitions are compiled and are presented for you. Following are the list of Football Statistics around the footballing world from 12-Oct-2015 to 18-Oct-2015:
1 – Jürgen Klopp has begun his Liverpool journey with a 0-0 draw away at Tottenham Hotspur (17-Oct-2015 Tottenham 0-0 Liverpool). He started at Mainz 05 with a 1-0 home win against MSV Duisburg in 28-Feb-2001 and started at Borussia Dortmund with a 3-1 away win at RW Essen in 09-Aug-2008.
1 – Slovakia has qualified for UEFA Euro finals for their first time beating Luxembourg 4-2. (12-Oct-2015 Luxembourg 2-4 Slovakia)
2 – Argentina hasn’t scored for the second consecutive CONMEBOL 2018 FIFA World Cup qualification game. Lionel Messi didn’t play both these games. Sergio Agüero was withdrawn at 24th minute in the first game due to injury and didn’t play the second game. (13-Oct-2015 Paraguay 0-0 Argentina)
3 – Alexis Sánchez has scored in all the last 3 games for Chile (13-Oct-2015 Peru 3-4 Chile)
3 – Arsenal won the last 3 league games with a goal difference of 3 goals. (5-2 against Leicester City, 3-0 against Manchester United and 3-0 against Watford)
4 – Eden Hazard had scored in the last 4 Euro 2016 qualification games for Belgium; 2 of them were penalties; Only once did he score the first goal in the game (13-Oct-2015 Belgium 3-1 Israel)
4 – Cristiano Ronaldo has won the European Golden Shoe for the record fourth time scoring 48 goals in 35 games. This 48 league goal count is second only to Lionel Messi‘s (3 European Golden Shoe awards) goal tally of 50 in 2o11-12.
5 – Last time Newcastle United scored 6 goals or more was 5 years back in 22-Aug-2010 (1,883 days earlier) against Aston Villa. (Newcastle United 6-2 Norwich City)
8 – Spain has won Ukraine by 1-0 to extend their win streak to 8 UEFA Euro 2016 qualification games (12-Oct-2015 Ukraine 0-1 Spain)
8 – Bayern Munich has maintained a perfect start by winning 8 of the 8 Bundesliga games played. The 1-0 away win against Werder Bremen (Werder Bremen 0-1 Bayern Munich 17-Oct-2015) is their first game in which they had scored less than 2 goals.
10 – Chile remains undefeated for the 10th game. Their last loss dates back to 29-Mar-2015 friendly against Brazil. Eduardo Vargas, the 25 year old Forward playing for German club 1899 Hoffenheim, has scored 7 goals in these 10 games. (13-Oct-2015 Peru 3-4 Chile)
10 – Real Madrid is undefeated in all the 10 competitive matches they played this season.
10 – England has all the 10 UEFA Euro 2016 qualifying games to keep 100% record. They scored 31 goals (more than 3 goals per game) and conceded just 3 goals in these 10 games.
13 – Paris Saint-Germain remains undefeated this season with 11 wins and 2 draws across all competitions.
32 – Netherlands did not qualify for UEFA Euro 2016 with a 2-3 loss against Czech Republic. Last time, they didn’t qualify for UEFA Euro finals dates back to 1984 (32 years before). (13-Oct-2015 Netherlands 2-3 Czech Republic)
100 – Spain’s 1-0 win over Ukraine is also Cesc Fabregas‘ 100th appearance for Spain national team (12-Oct-2015 Ukraine 0-1 Spain)
187 – Wayne Rooney is now the second joint top goal scorer in Premier League along with Andy Cole. Alan Shearer with 260 goals tops the chart.
200 – 2-0 win against Aston Villa is José Mourinho‘s 200th managerial win with Chelsea. Liverpool (11), Arsenal (8), Blackburn Rovers (8), Everton (8), Newcastle United (8), Tottenham (8) and West Ham (8) are the teams against which he had maximum success. Obviously, he does enjoy winning big teams. 25% of these wins were with more than a goal difference of 2.
324 – Cristiano Ronaldo is now the top scorer of Real Madrid in all competitions. He dethroned Raúl (323 goals).
486 – Ever since the loss to Uruguay in FIFA world cup 2016 in 19 June 2014 (486 days by 18 October 2015), England remains undefeated. (12-Oct-2015 Lithuania 0-3 England)