European Football Statistics, Top 10 Scoring Clubs in Europe 2016-17


Football or soccer as known in America is the funny old game and arguably the biggest sport in the world. Football is a game that is decided based on goals. In the football league system, a team needs to score a goal and win a game to be awarded 3 points on the league log. Least goals scored makes a game boring and irritating to watch.

Europe is the home of football and professional club football is played at the highest level in Europe. In Europe, football have being centralized in 5 countries which is called the 5 major European leagues. The 5 major European leagues consists of English premier league (EPL), Spanish la Liga, Germany Bundesliga, Italian Serie A and French Ligue 1. The clubs in the 5 major European leagues perform very well than other clubs from various leagues. The 5 major European leagues have the best in terms of investments, sponsorships, good wages, quality signings, media attention, best TV coverage and many more.  The 5 major European leagues is classified as the elite leagues in Europe.

In this article, SportsGoogly will preview and discuss the top scoring clubs in the 5 major European leagues this season. Football is all about goals and goals make the game of football very interesting and intriguing to watch. Below are the top 10 scoring clubs in the 5 major European leagues;

  1. Paris Saint Germain (France) – 47 GoalsParis-Saint-Germain European Football Statistics, Top 10 Scoring Clubs in Europe 2016-17

Paris Saint Germain (PSG) is not enjoying an amazing spell in the French Ligue 1 compared to previous seasons. Before the season PSG appointed Unai Emery to boost the club’s European performance and maintain their standard in the French Ligue 1.

PSG have scored 47 league goals in 24 games, 27 of the goals was scored at home and 20 was scored on away trips with 8 penalties converted this season. On the average, PSG scores a league goal every 46 minutes. Currently PSG is on the second position on the league log with 52 points winning 16 games, drawing 4 and losing 4 games in the Ligue 1 this season. Edinson Cavani is the leading scorer for PSG this season in the French Ligue 1.

  1. AS Roma (Italy) – 48 GoalsAS-Roma European Football Statistics, Top 10 Scoring Clubs in Europe 2016-17

AS Roma is enjoying top form in the Italian serie A this season under the guidance of Luciano Spalletti. Spalletti have guided AS Roma to second on the league log in the serie A.

AS Roma have scored 48 league goals in 23 games this season in the Italian serie A. 32 of AS Roma’s  goals came in home games and 16 of the goals was scored away from home with a total of 9 penalties converted this season. Roma is with 50 points second to Juventus on the league and have won 16 games, drawn 2 and lost 5 games this season. Edin Dzeko have scored 17 goals out of AS Roma’s 48 goals scored in the serie A.

  1. Manchester City (England) – 49 GoalsManchester-City European Football Statistics, Top 10 Scoring Clubs in Europe 2016-17

Manchester City have being in top form since 2013. This season owners of Manchester City  signed Pep Guardiola to double the effort Manchester City both in England and Europe.

Manchester City have scored 49 goals in 24 premier league games by winning 15 matches, drawing 4 and losing 5 matches in the premier league. 23 of the league goals scored was at home and 26 goals was scored on away grounds with 5 penalties converted this season. On the average, Manchester City scores a goal in every 44 minutes. Kun Aguero is Manchester City’s top scorer with 11 premier league goals. Manchester City is third position on the league log with 49 points.

  1. Chelsea (England) – 51 GoalsChelsea European Football Statistics, Top 10 Scoring Clubs in Europe 2016-17

Antonio Conte have flourished Chelsea football club with his energy passion and tactics. The phenomenal 4-3-3 tactics have being implemented by Antonio Conte successfully and the tactics is propelling Chelsea to win the premier league trophy. Chelsea is currently on top of the premier league table with 59 points out of 24 games winning 19 matches, drawing 2 and losing 3.

This season, Chelsea have scored 51 premier league goals in 24 games. 33 goals was scored at the Stamford Bridge while 18 goals was scored in away grounds with on 2 penalties scored this season. Averagely, Chelsea scores a goal in every 42 minutes. The versatile Diego Costa is the top scorer for Chelsea in the league with 15 goals.

  1. Real Madrid (Spain) – 51 GoalsReal-Madrid European Football Statistics, Top 10 Scoring Clubs in Europe 2016-17

Real Madrid is set to win a domestic league trophy since 2013-14 season. The lack and magic of Zinedine Zidane is propelling Real Madrid to win the trophy. Real Madrid is on top of the la Liga table with 2 outstanding matches. Out of 19 games, Real Madrid have won 14 games, drawn 4 and lost 1 game in the la Liga.

The Spanish Giants have scored 51 goals in 19 matches with 29 of the goals scored at Santiago Bernabeu and 22 of the goals came at away with 4 penalties scored. On the average, Real Madrid scores a goal in 34 games. As usual Cristiano Ronaldo is the leading scorer of Real Madrid with 13 goals.

  1. Liverpool (England) – 52 GoalsLiverpool European Football Statistics, Top 10 Scoring Clubs in Europe 2016-17

Liverpool is currently out of the top four place and Jurgen Klopp is performing below power with 46 points out of 24 points. Liverpool have won 13 games, drawn 2 and have lost 4 games out of 24 games on 5th position.

Liverpool is the second high scoring club in the premier league with 52 goals out of 24 games. At Anfield, Liverpool have scored 29 goals and 23 goals scored away with 6 penalties scored. Sadio Mane is Liverpool’s top max man with 9 premier league goals this season. On the average, Liverpool scores a goal in every 42 minutes.

  1. Arsenal (England) – 52 GoalsArsenal European Football Statistics, Top 10 Scoring Clubs in Europe 2016-17

Arsenal despite the tough time have being consistent in the top 4 of the English premier league. Arsenal is currently on 4th position with 47 points. Arsenal have won 14 games, drawn 5 and lost 5 matches. Arsenal Wenger is under immense pressure to resign due to same old story every season.

This season, Arsenal have scored 52 goals in the premier league with 24 goals scored at the Emirates stadium and 28 of the goals scored away with 3 penalties scored. On the average, Arsenal scores a goal in every 42 minutes. Alexis Sanchez is Arsenal’s top scorer in the premier league this season with 15 goals.

  1. Barcelona (Spain) – 55 GoalsBarcelona European Football Statistics, Top 10 Scoring Clubs in Europe 2016-17

Barcelona is definitely not enjoying the 2016-17 season as Real Madrid is stretching the lead on the Spanish la Liga. Luis Enrique is predicted to be sacked because of poor round form in the league. Barcelona is on second position with 45 points. Barcelona have 13 games, drawn 6 and lost 2 out of 21 games in the la Liga.

Barcelona have scored 55 goals this season in the Spanish la Liga out of 21 games. Barcelona have scored 26 goals at Camp Nou and 29 goals in away games with 3 penalties scored this season. On the average, Barcelona scores a goal in every 34 minutes. Lionel Messi and Luis Suarez have both scored 32 goals for Barcelona this season, each with 16 goals respectively.

  1. Napoli (Italy) – 55 GoalsNapoli European Football Statistics, Top 10 Scoring Clubs in Europe 2016-17

Napoli is performing absolutely well under guidance of Maurizio Sarri. Napoli is currently on the third position with 48 points. Napoli have lost only 3 games this season, drawn 6 and won 14 games this season under Maurizio Sarri.

Napoli have scored 55 goals out of 23 games this season in the Italian serie A. 28 of the goals came at home while 27 of the goals came in away trips with 2 penalties scored. Dries Mertens is Napoli’s top max man in attack this season with 16 goals scored. On the average, Napoli scores a goal in every 38 minutes.

  1. Monaco (France) – 70 GoalsMonaco European Football Statistics, Top 10 Scoring Clubs in Europe 2016-17

Monaco is surprisingly on top of  the list at a fine so far in the French Ligue 1. Leonardo Jardim the manager of Monaco have utilized the fall of PSG to clinch the top spot of the French Ligue 1. Monaco is on top of the French Ligue 1 with 55 point, won 17, drawn 4 and lost 3 out of 24 games.

Monaco have scored 70 league goals out of 24 league games. 41 of the goals was scored at Stade Luis II and 29 goals scored away with a total of 8 penalties converted. Former Chelsea and Manchester United striker Radamel Falcao is the leading scorer for Monaco this season with 14 goals scored. Averagely, Monaco scores a goal every 31 minutes.

Further Reading

The 5 major European leagues is currently on going and the leagues are in its halfway and clubs are more likely to score more. The leagues are in matchday 24 to 21. So far these are the high scoring clubs in the 5 major leagues in Europe; 1. Monaco (France) – 70 goals, 2. Napoli (Italy) – 55 goals, 2. Barcelona (Spain) – 55 goals, 4. Arsenal (England) – 52 goals, 4. Liverpool (England) – 52 goals, 6. Real Madrid (Spain) – 51 goals, 6. Chelsea (England) – 51 goals, 8. Manchester City (England) – 49 goals, AS Roma (Italy) – 48 goals, 10. PSG (France) – 47 goals.