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Recapping the Weekend’s European Football Action: Goals, Drama, and Stats

Another thrilling weekend of European football has come and gone, delivering its fair share of excitement, drama, and noteworthy statistics. Let’s take a closer look at the standout moments and key numbers from the top leagues:

Premier League:

  • 4: Manchester City managed only four shots against Arsenal, their lowest in a Premier League game under Pep Guardiola.
  • 14: Mohamed Salah’s incredible record against Brighton continued with his involvement in 14 goals in 13 Premier League games against them, netting eight goals and providing six assists.
  • 1: Manchester United made history by trailing in a Premier League match entering the 90th minute but then staged a remarkable comeback to win.
  • 2: Scott McTominay etched his name in Manchester United’s history by becoming the first player to score two stoppage-time goals in a single Premier League match for the club.
  • 1-2: Arsenal and Tottenham occupied the top two spots in the Premier League table after at least eight games into a top-flight campaign for the first time since October 19, 1984 (10 games).
  • 0.00: Despite being this season’s Premier League top scorer, Erling Haaland recorded 0.00 expected goals (xG) against Arsenal.
  • 167: Following Micky van de Ven’s goal, Tottenham extended their record with 167 different players scoring for them in the Premier League, more than any other team in the competition’s history.


  • 10: Jude Bellingham’s impressive start with Real Madrid saw him score as many goals in 10 games as Cristiano Ronaldo did during his tenure with the club.
  • 1: Lamine Yamal of Barcelona made history as the youngest player to score in a LaLiga match at just 16 years and 87 days old.
  • 31: Real Madrid’s Vinicius has been involved in 31 goals in 2023 in all competitions, the highest among players for a Spanish club.

Serie A:

  • 13: Massimiliano Allegri, Juventus’ head coach, notched his 13th victory against Torino, tying Giovanni Trapattoni for the most wins in derbies against Torino.
  • 3: Lautaro Martinez joined an elite group, becoming only the third player in Inter Milan’s history to reach double-figure goals in the first eight games of a Serie A season.
  • 1: AC Milan’s Mike Maignan and Genoa’s Josep Martínez both received red cards in their match, marking a rare occurrence of both goalkeepers being sent off in Europe’s top 5 leagues.


  • 322: Thomas Mueller of Bayern Munich celebrated his 322nd victory in 448 Bundesliga games, matching Manuel Neuer’s record for the most wins in the league’s history.
  • 10: Bayer Leverkusen’s unbeaten streak of 10 competitive games in 2023-24 is a remarkable feat not seen since 1995-96.
  • 13: Stuttgart’s Guirassy set a new Bundesliga record by scoring his 13th goal of the season, making him the highest scorer in the first seven matchdays of a season.

Ligue 1:

  • 5: PSG’s Achraf Hakimi has been directly involved in five goals in Ligue 1 this season, tying for the highest tally among defenders in Europe’s top 5 leagues.

Messi-Ronaldo Watch:

  • 1 out of 6: Inter Miami won just one of the six matches that Lionel Messi missed during his recovery from injury, highlighting his impact on the team.

As the European football season unfolds, these stats and moments continue to captivate fans and shape the narratives of their favorite teams and players.

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