Statistics of 2019

How many goals were scored in 2019? What where the most frequent results? And most importantly: What was the best team in the world? This article provides the answers and a very brief (statistical) recap of the year 2019 in football.

2020-01-15

World Ranking

Final top ten in 2019:

Rank Team Country Points
1 FC Barcelona Spain 1967
2 FC Bayern Muenchen Germany 1890
3 FC Liverpool England 1890
4 Juventus Italy 1879
5 Manchester City England 1843
6 Paris Saint Germain France 1823
7 Real Madrid Spain 1764
8 Atletico Madrid Spain 1716
9 Tottenham Hotspur England 1661
10 Chelsea FC England 1651

Top 5 improved teams:

Team Country Start points End points Difference
Wolverhampton Wanderers FC England 1145 1384 239
RRC Peruwelz Belgium 950 1179 229
Asyouty Sport Egypt 935 1161 227
Mount Pleasant Academy Jamaica 928 1146 218
Inter Descaldes Andorra 704 922 217

Top 5 worsened teams:

Team Country Start points End points Difference
FC Lusitans Andorra 1132 889 -243
Santa Gema Panama 840 619 -221
OC Muungano Congo DR 960 748 -212
Atletico Huracan Argentina 1275 1086 -189
Deportivo Honduras Honduras 936 751 -185

Goal and Results

Our database recorded 37054 games in 2019, played in 206 domestic leagues with 99511 scored goals. This gives an average of 2.69 goals per match (2018: 2.65). On national level, the average varies quite heavily. The countries with the lowest average are Gambia (1.61), Togo (1.64) and Libya (1.66). The highest averages are found in Guam (6.33), Solomon Islands (5.12) and Puerto Rico (4.99).

The below graph shows a break down of the most frequent results.

44.6% of matches were won by the home team, 25.4% ended in a draw and the remaining 30.0% were won by the away team.

Again, there are some significant difference when looking at the national level. Nigeria (61.4%), Maldives (59.1%) and Algeria (56.5%) had the highest home win percentages. The lowest can be found in Gambia (27.3%), Mauritius (28.1%) and Guadeloupe (32.1%)

Streaks

Winning/undefeated streaks:

FK Crvena Zvezda Beograd (Serbia) won 17 home home games in a row from 02/16/2019 to 11/30/2019 Club Olimpia (Paraguay) didn't loose 22 home games in a row from 01/27/2019 to 12/08/2019

Benfica (Portugal) won 15 away games in a row from 01/02/2019 to 11/09/2019 JK Nomme Kalju (Estonia) didn't loose 18 games in a row from 03/17/2019 to 11/02/2019

Ceres (Philippines) won 17 games in a row from 05/25/2019 to 09/18/2019 FC Liverpool (England) didn't loose 36 games in a row from 01/03/2019 to 12/26/2019

Loosing/ didn't win streaks:

Kompong Cham (Cambodia) lost 13 home games in a row from 03/31/2019 to 10/27/2019 Incheon United FC (South Korea) didn't win 16 home games in a row from 03/02/2019 to 09/22/2019

FC Kuressaare (Estonia) lost 13 away games in a row from 03/09/2019 to 08/28/2019 Club Destroyers (Bolivia) didn't win 26 away games in a row from 01/27/2019 to 12/25/2019

Bati Youth (Cambodia) lost 20 games in a row from 03/16/2019 to 08/17/2019 TR de Veracruz (Mexico) didn't win 31 games in a row from 01/06/2019 to 10/26/2019