Weekly Football Statistics #010

José Mourinho has been sacked, Paris St. Germain has moved further up and aloof in the French Ligue 1 table, Real Madrid has scored 10 goals in a La Liga game after 1960 and Leicester City has been dominating the Premier League. These sensational news’ attributed to a lot of statistic talks over the last 2 weeks. Following are the list of Football Statistics around the footballing world last 2 weeks from 7-Dec-2015 to 20-Dec-2015:

José Mourinho and Chelsea statistics: José Mourinho has been sacked on 17th of December 2015 by Roman Abramovich. His performance in his second stint in Chelsea has been poor compared to his first stint and his tenures in Real Madrid, FC Porto and Inter Milan. His loss percentage has rose above 15% for the first time since he took the FC Porto job in 2002.

José Mourinho - win and loss percentage
José Mourinho – win and loss percentage

Chelsea has never lost their first game under interim/caretaker manager after Avram Grant lost to Manchester United in 2007 after José Mourinho was sacked first. Chelsea has held on to this stat by winning at home against Sunderland by 3-1 under the caretaker manager Steve Hollande.

First games of Chelsea's interim managers
First games of Chelsea’s interim managers

Premier League statistics: Leicester City remains undefeated in 10 consecutive Premier League games by beating Everton 2-3 away from home to lead the table. They have scored an incredible 22 goals in these 10 games. No Premier League side other than Leicester City has scored an average of more than 2 goals per game this season. They have now scored in 20 consecutive games.

Leicester City - Riyad Mahrez and Jamie Vardy
Leicester City – Riyad Mahrez and Jamie Vardy

Romelu Lukaku has now scored in 8 consecutive games for Everton. He has scored 9 goals in these 8 games. Unfortunately Everton has not been able to gain maximum points as they drew 4 and lost 1 of these 7 games.

Champions League statistics: Cristiano Ronaldo has set a new record for the number of goals scored in the Champions League group stage with 11 goals. His 4 goals against Malmö has helped him reach this feet. With this Cristiano Ronaldo has scored a minimum of 10 goals in Champions League for the 5th consecutive season. By scoring 88 goals overall in Champions League, he has now widened the gap with Lionel Messi who has scored 80 goals in Champions League.

Real Madrid - Cristiano Ronaldo
Real Madrid – Cristiano Ronaldo

By beating Dinamo Zagreb, Pep Guardiola has set up a new record in Bayern Munich. He has achieved 100 wins in just 132 games which is more than 75% wins. He has achieved the same at Barcelona only at 139 games. José Mourinho has achieved the same in 142 games in his first spell with Chelsea.

French Ligue 1 disparity: French Ligue 1 has really become a one-horse race as Paris Saint-Germain leads the table by 19 points in just 19 games. Whereas the second placed team Monaco is just 15 points ahead of 19th placed Toulouse. Such domination of Paris Saint-Germain is bound to make French Ligue 1 less fascinating. Their only defeat of this entire campaign came against Real Madrid in Champions League group stage.

French Ligue 1 - table at the end of 19 games
French Ligue 1 – table at the end of 19 games

Real Madrid with a record win: Real Madrid have won against Rayo Vallecano by scoring 10 goals. This is the first time in 55 years that a team has scored 10 goals or more in a La Liga game. Last time too, it was Real Madrid scoring 11 goals against Elche in 1960. In this game, Gareth Bale has scored his first hat trick in La Liga by scoring 4 goals.

Real Madrid - Gareth Bale
Real Madrid – Gareth Bale

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