The 2018/19 season has been a goal fest so far. There have been bucketloads of goals scored in every top European league and teams have been outdoing each other week in, week out. It is a wonderful time to be a football fan right now, because for all the skills and dribbles in the world, the feeling that a ball striking the net generates is unmatchable. Unmatched because, just like two sides of a coin there's ecstasy and agony associated with it.
The joy of watching your team score can only be dampened when the opposition scores in reply, however, today, we take a look at 5 teams from the top leagues of European football who have scored a lot more than they have conceded this season. These teams have not just depended on one player to be the source of their goals, instead, they have found goals from all around their squad and it is a prime reason why they have excelled so far.
These 5 clubs have found the back of the net a total of 299 times already between them in all competitions so far. Read on to find out the 5 European clubs who have scored the most goals this season.
#5 Borussia Dortmund
Goals Scored - 50
Borussia Dortmund have scored 37 goals from 13 games in the Bundesliga this season. They have won 10 games and drawn 3 of those and are currently unbeaten in the league. The bulk of their goals in the league have been scored at home, where they have scored 25 goals from 7 games, while they have scored another 12 in 6 away games. The Bundesliga side's biggest win this season has been at home against Nuremberg, a game they won 7-0. They have scored 3 goals or more 7 times so far in the league.
In the Champions League though, Dortmund have found going a little bit tougher, but they have still scored 8 goals in 5 games, scoring 3 goals or more twice already. They also have 5 goals in two game in DFB-Pokal. Dortmund currently have 50 goals in 20 games in all competitions and for this they have three men to thank.
Marco Reus has scored 12 goals and has registered 8 assists from 20 games. Spanish sensation Paco Alcacer has 11 goals from 11 games so far. But the pick of the lot has to be youngster Jadon Sancho, who has 5 goals and 9 assists from 20 games. Dortmund already have 16 different goalscorers this season and are 5th in this list.
Goals Scored - 57
Barcelona have been struggling to keep out the goals this season, but have no such trouble while going forward. They have scored 37 goals from 14 games in La Liga and their goalscoring form at home has been terrific. Barcelona have scored 28 goals from 8 games at the Nou Camp, but have managed just 9 goals from 6 away games so far. Their biggest win was against newcomers Huesca, a game they won 8-2 and they have scored 3 goals or more 6 times already so far.
In the Champions League, the La Liga side have 13 goals from 5 games and the Catalans have scored 5 goals in Copa del Rey and 2 goals in Supercopa. Barcelona have scored 57 goals from 22 games so far this season, which places them 4th in this list.
As is expected, Lionel Messi is on song, again and the Argentinean has scored 15 goals and registered 9 assists from 16 games in all competitions so far. Uruguayan Luis Suarez has also been among goals, finding the net 9 times. Frenchman Ousmane Dembele has 7 goals, while Philippe Coutinho has 5 from all competitions. Barcelona have 14 different goalscorers so far this season.
#3 Sevilla FC
Goals Scored - 60
It is not always that a team in Spain scores more goals than Barcelona, and when they do, people always expect it to be Real Madrid. However, what comes as a surprise this season is that Sevilla have scored the most goals in all competitions among all teams in Spain! They are currently second in the league, behind Barcelona, and have scored 26 goals from 14 games. Sevilla have scored more away - 16 in 7 games, than at home - 10 goals in 7 games. However, it is in the Europa League that the La Liga side have opened the flood gates.
Sevilla have scored 17 goals from 6 games in Europa League Qualifying and have 16 goals in 5 games in the Europa league. They have scored 3 goals or more thrice, apart from the qualifying stages and their biggest win in the tournament has been the 6-0 victory over Akhisarspor. Sevilla also have 1 goal in Copa del Rey and one in Supercopa. They have scored 60 goals from 28 games this season.
Pablo Sarabia has been the pick of the lot, scoring 13 and picking up 8 assists from 25 appearances. Wissam Ben Yedder has 11 goals from 21 appearances, while Andre Silva has 9 goals from 19 appearances. Argentinean Ever Banega has also scored 6 times from 27 games. Sevilla have 14 different goal scorers so far and have scored the 3rd most goals among the top teams in Europe.
#2 Manchester City
Goals Scored - 66
The Premier League side narrowly misses out from the top even though they have scored the same number of goals as the leaders, due to a inferior goals per game ratio. Manchester City have scored 45 goals in 15 games in the Premier League so far, where they have won 13, drawn 2 and are top of the league. Their home form is scary, as City have scored 30 goals in 8 games at the Etihad so far, while also scoring 15 goals from 7 games in the road.
They have scored 3 goals or more, 8 times in the League, and have scored 6 goals in a game twice this season! In the Champions League, City have 14 goals from 5 games and have also scored 6 goals in a game once! They have also scored 5 goals from 2 games in the EFL Cup.
Sergio Aguero is their top scoring so far, finding the back of the net 12 times in 17 appearances. Englishman Raheem Sterling has also scored 9 goals from 18 games. Spanish wizard David Silva has 8 goals from 19 games and Riyad Mahrez has 7 from 22. Leroy Sane and Bernando Silva have scored 6 goals each, while Jesus also has 5 goals so far. City have 13 different goal scorers so far and are currently second in this list.
#1 Paris Saint-Germain
Goals Scored - 66
PSG have scored 49 goals from 16 games in Ligue 1,a period where they have won 14 and drawn just 2 games in the league. Their home and away form isn't too different either - PSG have scored 27 goals from 8 games at home and 22 goals from the 8 away games. In Ligue 1, they have scored 3 goals or more 11 times!
In the Champions League, the Ligue 1 side have 13 goals from 5 games and they have also scored 4 goals in the Trophee des Champions. PSG have scored 66 goals from 22 games so far this season, and are the team with the most lethal attacking force in Europe.
Neymar is the current top scorer in the club, finding the net 15 times in 18 games and also registering 7 assists. He is closely followed by teenage sensation Mbappe, who has 14 goals and 8 assists from 16 games. Uruguayan Striker Edinson Cavani has registered 11 goals in 15 games, while Argentinean Angel Di Maria has 7 goals and 6 assists from 21 games.
The Ligue 1 side have 13 different goal scorers in their rank and have scored the most goals among the top teams in Europe so far this season.