Rangers have already struck SIXTY goals this season

Rangers have already struck SIXTY goals this season, more than any side in Europe’s major leagues… but Bayern Munich are the most ruthless while Jose Mourinho’s Tottenham are the Premier League’s top sharpshooters

  • Rangers have already scored an incredible 60 goals in just 22 games this season
  • Steven Gerrard’s side are nine goals better off than nearest rivals Bayern Munich
  • Chelsea, Liverpool and Spurs are the best goalscoring Premier League sides 
  • Sportsmail lists the top 75 scoring teams across the top 11 European leagues

Rangers may have thrown away a 2-0 lead in their Europa League clash at home to Benfica on Thursday, but the tie marked an incredible 60th goal of the season for Steven Gerrard’s men.

No side across Europe’s top 11 leagues have outscored the Gers, who have also maintained an unbeaten start to the season which is now at 22 games.

Gerrard’s side are desperate to stop Celtic recording ten Scottish league titles in a row and they currently lead the table 11 points ahead of Neil Lennon’s men albeit having played two games more.

Scott Arfield celebrates scoring for Rangers in their 2-2 draw with Benfica on Thursday

The game marked the 60th goal of the season scored by Steven Gerrard’s (above) men 

While no major side in Europe can match the tally of Gerrard’s team, Bayern Munich may claim to be the most clinical side in front of goal so far this term.

Although the German giants trail Rangers by nine goals, they are averaging nearly three-and-a-half goals per game and the vast majority of their goals have come in the Bundesliga as well as the Champions League.

In fact, Rangers saw 10 of their goals come in the Europa League qualifiers, including a 5-0 thrashing of minnows Lincoln Red Imps.

Red Bull Salzburg are a surprising third on the list from Austria, but have seen 13 of their 51 goals come against unfancied teams in the Austrian Cup – winning one of their games 10-0. 

Bayern Munich remain the most clinical though with Robert Lewandowski (above) helping them achieve a strike rate of just under three-and-a-half goals per game

Tottenham’s 4-0 win over Ludogorets on Thursday makes them the top scoring English side

Jose Mourinho’s men also narrowly boast the best goals-per-game average in England

The amount of games already played in Scotland see Celtic also high up in fourth on 48 goals, while League Cup group fixtures in the country also see many teams in the top flight feature in the list including rock bottom Hamilton.

Ajax round off the top five with 44 goals much in part thanks to their incredible 13-0 Dutch top flight victory at Venlo back in October.

Having played four more games than Ajax, Tottenham Hotspur in sixth are the top Premier League club with 44 goals. Even though Jose Mourinho’s side have played more games than their English rivals, the Premier League leaders still boast the best goals-per-game average, narrowly edging out Chelsea, Liverpool and Everton at just over two-and-a-half goals per game.

Chelsea are ranked as the second best team in England and eighth overall, so goals are sure to be expected when they face their London rivals Spurs on Sunday at Stamford Bridge.

Chelsea though do not trail their London rivals by much ahead of their clash on Sunday

Despite being ranked down in 32nd, Barcelona are the most prolific club in Spain

The Reds meanwhile are 11th overall – 10 places ahead of their Merseyside rivals – and 12 ahead of bitter enemies Manchester United.

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s men shot up the rankings thanks to their 4-1 win over Istanbul Basaksehir in their mid-week Champions League clash, while their local rivals City have paid the price for a stuttering start to the season down in 47th alongside Italian champions Juventus.

Despite scoring the fewest Premier League goals outside the bottom four with nine, Arsenal’s Europa League exploits and a few goals from the League Cup and Community Shield see them creep into the list in 56th.

Spain’s late start to the season as well as a lack of domestic cup competitions see them suffer the most, with their top ranked team being Barcelona with 28 goals having only played 12 matches, with Real Madrid in 54th on 24 goals. 

TOP 75 SCORERS IN EUROPE

1 Rangers 60 (22)

2 Bayern Munich 51 (15)

3 RB Salzburg 51 (16)

4 Celtic 48 (21)

5 Ajax 44 (13)

6 Tottenham 44 (17)

7 Raid Vienna 41 (16)

8 Chelsea 38 (15)

9 LASK Linz 38 (16)

10 B Leverkusen 37 (13)

11 Liverpool 37 (16)

12 Zenit 37 (20)

13 B. Dortmund 36 (14)

14 M’gladbach 35 (13)

15 Beerschot 35 (13)

16 PSV 34 (15)

17 PSG 33 (15)

18 AC Milan 33 (15)

19 Club Brugge 32 (17)

20 Krasnodar 32 (21)

21 Everton 31 (12)

22 Benfica 31 (13)

23 Man Utd 31 (14)

24 Lille 31 (15)

25 Hibernian 31 (19)

26 Leicester City 30 (14)

27 Sptk Moscow 30 (17)

28 CSKA Moscow 30 (19)

29 Hoffenheim 29 (13)

30 Livingston 29 (19)

31 Sp’ting Lisbon 28 (10)

32 Barcelona 28 (12)

33 Roma 28 (12)

34 Porto 28 (12)

35 Royal Antwerp 28 (17)

36 Aberdeen 28 (17)

37 AZ Alkmaar 27 (14)

38 Villarreal 27 (14)

39 St’dard Liege 27 (20)

40 Atalanta 26 (12)

41 Feyenoord 26 (13)

42 Genk 26 (13)

43 Wolfsberger 26 (13)

44 Gent 26 (20)

45 Aston Villa 25 (11)

46 Juventus 25 (12)

47 Man City 25 (14)

48 Granada 25 (16)

49 Sochi 25 (17)

50 Rubin Kazan 25 (17) 

51 St Johnstone 25 (19)

52 Inter Milan 24 (12)

53 West Ham 24 (12)

54 Real Madrid 24 (13)

55 Charleroi 24 (14)

56 Arsenal 24 (16)

57 Hartberg 23 (12)

58 RB Leipzig 23 (13)

59 Anderlecht 23 (13)

60 Akhm’t Grozny 23 (17)

61 Real Sociedad 23 (14)

62 Twente 22 (10)

63 Sturm Graz 22 (10)

64 Atl Madrid 22 (12)

65 Braga 22 (12)

66 Motherwell 22 (16)

67 Dyn Moscow 22 (16)

68 Kilmarnock 22 (18)

69 Hamilton 22 (18)

70 Ross County 22 (19)

71 Sporting Lisbon 21 (9)

72 Twente 21 (9)

73 Austria Vienna 21 (11)

74 Lazio 21 (12)

75 Napoli 21 (12)

* Based on 11 top ranked leagues. Numbers in brackets are games played




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