The Wave shows an exploding first half for Shakhtar Donetsk who scored six goals in the first 45 minutes. BATE Borisov barely showed anything in this match.
FOOTBALL – Daley Blind has scored the 140,000th goal in the English top flight in tonight’s Premier League match between West Bromwich Albion and Manchester United. Click on ‘Continue Reading’ to see which teams have scored the most goals since the first ever matchround in the English top flight on 8 September 1888. Continue reading
FOOTBALL – Richard Dunne scored his 10th own goal in the Premier League in Queens Park Rangers’ 3-2 home defeat against Liverpool on Sunday. He has now scored three own goals more than the next player in Europe’s top leagues in this century. Check out more.
FOOTBALL – FC Barcelona equalled a club record on Saturday by keeping their eighth consecutive clean sheet in La Liga. Their club record was set between December 1972 and February 1973, when they also kept the opposition at bay in eight straight league matches. Barça already had set the record for longest streak from the start of the season when their current run hit seven. The league record is 13 and was set by Atlético Madrid from December 1990 to March 1991.
FOOTBALL – Real Madrid scored their 30th league goal of the season in a 5-0 away win at Levante UD on Saturday.
They became the first team in 27 years to score this many (or more) through eight matchdays. In 1987/88 Real Madrid had 32 through eight. The record is still the 41 through eight by Sevilla FC in 1940/41. Real are on course to score 142 goals this season. They set the single season record of 121 in the 2011/12 season.
FOOTBALL – Lionel Messi made his senior career debut 10 years ago. 405 goals, four Ballons ‘d Ors, three Champions Leagues and six La Liga titles later, he has become one of the best, if not the best, players of all-time. Here are 10 facts to go with his 10th anniversary.
FOOTBALL – After scoring four goals in Brazil’s 4-0 friendly win against Japan, Neymar has Pelé’s goalscoring record in sight. Check out more.