Weekly Football Statistics #003

Following are the list of Football Statistics around the footballing world from 19-Oct-2015 to 25-Oct-2015:

1  – Iker Casillas is now the leading clean sheet holder with 51 clean sheets in UEFA Champions League (FC Porto 2-0 Maccabi Tel Aviv).

Iker Casillas - Friendly - FC Porto vs Valencia
Iker Casillas during Friendly – FC Porto vs Valencia

2 – Harry Kane has scored the second hat trick in his Premier League career during 5-1 win against Bournemouth. This is the 7th hat trick in Premier League this season. Last season and the one before, Premier League saw only 9 and 8 hat tricks respectively.

Harry Kane - Hat Trick against Bournemouth
Harry Kane – Hat Trick against Bournemouth

3 – Petr Čech is now third joint highest clean sheet holder in UEFA Champions League (Arsenal 2-0 Bayern Munich).

UEFA Champions League highest number of clean sheets: 51 – Iker Casillas (Real Madrid, FC Porto); 50 – Edwin Van der Sar (Ajax, Juventus, Manchester United); 45 – Victor Valdes (Barcelona); 45 – Petr Cech (Sparta Prague, Chelsea, Arsenal); 37 – Gianluigi Buffon (Parma, Juventus)

3 – Jürgen Klopp has started off the Liverpool campaign with 3 straight draws (2 of them were played at Anfield).

3 – Zenit Saint Petersburg is the only club to win the 3 UEFA Champions League group stage games this season.

7 – Chelsea’s 2-1 loss against West Ham is their 7th loss of this season in all competitions. Last season, they lost only 4 games in all competitions.

10 – Top 10 players from FIFA 23-men shortlist for Ballon d’Or shows who has performed better last season for club and country. Lionel Messi or Cristiano Ronaldo – who tops it?

10 – Bayern Munich have won the first 10 Bundesliga games this season with a 4-0 win against FC Cologne

187 – Wayne Rooney is now the second joint top goal scorer in Premier League along with Andy Cole scoring on 187 occasions. Alan Shearer with 260 goals tops the chart.

Wayne Rooney
Wayne Rooney

236 – Wayne Rooney is now one goal short of becoming Manchester United’s joint second top goalscorer along with D. Law in all competitions: B. Charlton – 249 D. Law- 237 W. Rooney – 236 J. Rowley – 211 G. Best – 179 D. Viollet – 179

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