Football weekend in numbers

Posted by - March 28, 2011 - International, Statistics

Double scorers, failing minnows and Bent the hitman

5 – Wales have now lost five matches in a row, for the first time since 1990

55 – Percentage of games lost by Gary Speed in his managerial career so far

1 – Wales only touched the ball one time in the England penalty area during the first half

1 – Northern Ireland have only won 1 of their last 16 games

6 – Miroslav Klose has now scored in 6 consecutive games for Germany, and has scored against 31 countries in his career

30 – The top team of each of the Football League tables are a combined 30 points clear

3 – The three European teams that reached the semi-finals of the World Cup are the only teams to have 100% rules in qualifying

3 – There are also three teams that have failed to score in qualifying. Kazakhstan, Luxembourg and San Marino have conceded 51 goals

2 – Of the 38 teams to take part in Euro 2012 qualifying this weekend, only two (Germany and Holland) scored more than two goals. Of the last 38 to play before this weekend, ten scored three or more

13 – Number of different players in League One and League Two who scored two or more goals this weekend

3 – Darren Bent has scored with his last three shots on target for England