The best attacking sides in Europe’s big five leagues feature some surprise names in among the usual suspects.
The likes of Manchester United and Newcastle United are enjoying excellent seasons but they don’t quite crack up the best attacking teams producing goals at the moment…
Barcelona – 45 goals
Xavi hasn’t quite got Barcelona playing the irresistible tiki-taka of their glory years, but the La Liga table-toppers have been functional and difficult to stop.
It helps having a striker like Robert Lewandowski, who has scored 15 of their 45 goals. The Poland international is on track for yet another Golden Boot, after the seven he won in the Bundesliga.
However, it’s the supremely organised defence that is the foundation of Barcelona’s La Liga title charge.
Most xG across Europe’s top 5 leagues:
50.3 - PSG
48.0 - Man City
45.7 - Real Madrid
43.6 - Napoli
43.2 - Barcelona
It’s if they have a decent front line or something
The best duo’s in Europe 2022/23
Manchester City (33)
Erling Haaland (26) & Phil Foden (7)
Victor Osimhen(18) & Kvicha Kvaratskhelia (10)
Kylian Mbappe (15) & Neymar (13)