A real steamroller, Bayern Munich is still impressing this season. Real Madrid, Manchester City and Liverpool are also responding. PSG are not very far.
Bayern Lewandowski is a winning machine
Untouchable in the Bundesliga and formidable in the Champions League, the Bayern Munich continues to impress this season. Since the start of the 2021-2022 financial year, the German club has posted the highest winning rate among the 98 teams that play in the five main European leagues (Spain, England, Germany, Italy, France).
Bayern and Real at the rendezvous
On his first 26 outings, the current leader of the German championship has won 22 matches! Julian Nagelsmann’s players were particularly successful in the Champions League with six wins in six games in the group stage. With 85% victory, the Bavarian club is doing even better than the previous years mid-term (69% in 2018, 72% in 2019, 77% in 2020) and is established as one of the big favorites of the League of Champions.
Behind Bayern, we find the real Madrid. At the head of La Liga, the Merengue have won 76% of their matches (19 successes in 25 games), with five C1 victories including two against Inter Milan (1-0, 2-0). Under the leadership of Carlo Ancelotti, the Madrid players have found a new lease of life and have only been defeated twice so far. This can be explained in particular by a great solidity of defense: 0.76 goals taken per game. Only Chelsea do better (0.69 goals).
Manchester City ahead of Liverpool
With 72% victory, Manchester city complete the podium. The Premier League leader seems unstoppable in recent weeks and has just won a 10th league success in the league on Wednesday against Brentford. A 1-0 victory which allows Josep Guardiola’s team to take the lead in the standings and post an impressive offensive statistic of 18 goals scored in the last four games! Its main competitors in England, Chelsea and Liverpool, are already dropped by 8 and 9 points respectively in the standings.
However, Jrgen Klopp’s players have had a good first part of the season, since Liverpool ranks 4th with 71% success. But the Mersey club lost feathers in the league (5 draws and 2 losses) as they achieved an impressive 6 out of 6 in the Champions League in a group made up of Atletico Madrid, AC Milan and FC Port. With 68% victory, theInter Milan completes the TOP 5. At the head of the Italian championship, the Nerazzurri remain on a good series of seven consecutive successes and seem launched towards a second consecutive title.
PSG at the gates of the TOP 5
Dominator in Ligue 1, the Paris Saint Germain is in 6th position in this ranking with 67% victory. It’s hardly better than in 2020 (65%), when Thomas Tuchel had to give up his place Mauricio Pochettino. If the statistics are mostly down by six draws, the Parisians still lost three games: against Lille (0-1) during the Trophe des Champions, Rennes (0-2) in Ligue 1, against Manchester City (1-2 ) in the Champions League.
Premier League Fourth, Arsenal regains color this season. Privs of European Cup, the Gunners can concentrate on the championship. They have all the same already suffered six times defeat in 23 games, including scathing 0-5 against Manchester City and 0-4 against Liverpool. With 65% success, the London club is ahead of Borussia Dortmund (62%), Naples (60%) and the Juventus Turin (60%). Fifth in Serie A with five losses on the clock, Juve continues to disappoint this season but can boast of having won five of its six Champions League games.
Nice well placed, Lyon and OM behind …
Behind PSG, the second French team in this ranking is its runner-up in Ligue 1: Nice (55% victory). With 11 wins in 20 games, the Gym ranks 16th. Christophe Galtier’s Aiglons are ahead of Montpellier (50%), Rennes (50%) and Monaco (47%). Author of a chaotic first half of the season in the league, with a 13th place in L1, Lyon occupies only 31st place (46%). It is all the same a little better than Lille (44%) and Marseille (44%). Despite its beautiful 3rd place in L1, OM had to in the Europa League (1 victory, 4 draws, 1 defeat).
The TOP 10 of the most successful teams in Europe during the first part of the season (as of 12/31/2021)
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