Tuesday, 12 January 2016

The highest goalscorers across the major European leagues

Real Madrid have netted 52 times in the first half of the La Liga season.
The Santiago Bernabéu once again enjoyed their team record a handsome victory. By the half-way stage of the season, Real Madrid have netted 52 goals (averaging 2.7 goals per game), making the Whites the highest scoring team across all of Europe's major leagues. Behind Real Madrid lie French side, PSG, who having played one game more, have netted 50 goals.

German outfits Borussia Dortmund and Bayern Munich top the Bundesliga scoring charts on 46 and 47 goals respectively. In Spain, coming in behind Zidane's side are Barcelona who have notched up 44 goals. 
Benfica (45), Manchester City (39) and Napoli (38) are the highest scoring sides in Portugal, England and Italy.

3.4 goals per game at home
Of the 52 goals that Real Madrid have scored, 34 of them have come at the Santiago Bernabéu, meaning that the Whites average 3.4 goals per home game. In terms of the players to have got the goals, Ronaldo, Benzema and Bale lead the way with 40 strikes between the three of them. The following seven Real Madrid players have also found the target in La Liga: James, Marcelo, Jesé, Danilo, Ramos, Isco and Lucas.

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