Soccer leaders-FRI1130

ON THIS POST:  

  • MLS Cup set

    -- Atlanta vs. Portland

  • FIFA men;s rankings

    -- Serbia up, Germany, U.S. down

  • Premier League Week 14

    -- Goals scored, allowed

    -- Standings

    -- Season leaders


MLS CUP

Atlanta United FC

vs. Portland Timbers

Saturday, Dec. 8, 8 p.m. ET, FOX

Mercedes-Benz Stadium, Atlanta

HOW THEY GOT HERE

3-1: Atlanta d. NY Red Bulls aggregate

3-2: Portland d. Sporting KC aggregate

2018: 1-1 draw on June 24

HOW THEY MATCH UP
POR CATEGORY ATL
39 Games 38
18 Wins 24
11 Losses 8
10 Draws 6
63 Goals 77
55 Goals conceded 46
385 Shots 434
190 Shots on target 216
417 Fouls committed 394
424 Fouls suffered 417
72 Offside 82
179 Corners 187

11-2-4

Atlanta record

at home in 2018

4-8-5

Portland record

on road in 2018

1

First MLS Cup appearances

for both head coaches

5: Final appearances for Portland’s Giovanni Savarese; led NASL's NY Cosmos to 4 Soccer Bowls

4: Finals lost by Atlanta’s Tata Martino: 3 Copa America finals with Paraguay and Argentina; 2014 Copa del Rey final while coaching FC Barcelona


LEADING SCORERS

34: Josef Martinez, ATL

15: Diego Valeri, POR

13: Miguel Almiron, ATL

14: Sebastian Blanco, POR


FIFA WORLD RANKINGS

1-2-3

Belgium, France, Brazil

remain atop FIFA rankings

6

Back-to-back wins in Nations Cup moved Serbia up to No. 29

2

Spots Germany fell to 16

and U.S. fell to No. 25

FIFA WORLD RANKINGS
RK COUNTRY PTS
1 Belgium 1,727
2 France 1,726
3 Brazil 1,676
4 Croatia 1,634
5 England 1,631
6 Portugal 1,614
7 Uruguay 1,609
8 Switzerland 1,599
9 Spain 1,591
10 Denmark 1,589
11 Argentina 1,582
12 Colombia 1,575
13 Chile 1,565
14 Sweden 1,560
14 Netherlands 1,560
16 Germany 1,558
17 Mexico 1,540
18 Italy 1,539
19 Wales 1,525
20 Poland 1,518
20 Peru 1,518
22 Austria 1,509
23 Senegal 1,505
24 Romania 1,501
25 USA 1,497
26 Tunisia 1,493
27 Slovakia 1,483
28 Ukraine 1,482
29 IR Iran 1,481
29 Serbia 1,481
31 Venezuela 1,478
32 Paraguay 1,476
Next ranking: Dec. 20

FIFA WOMEN TOP 10
NEXT RANKINGS: DEC. 7
RK COUNTRY PTS
1 USA 2,114
2 Germany 2,060
3 England 2,034
4 France 2,033
5 Canada 2,014
6 Australia 2,012
7 Japan 1,981
8 Brazil 1,973
9 Sweden 1,964
10 Netherlands 1,963

PREMIER LEAGUE: WEEK 14

Top 5 goals scored


Bottom 5 in goals scored


Fewest goals allowed


PREMIER LEAGUE STANDINGS
TEAM P W D L GD
Manchester City 35 11 2 0 +35
Liverpool 33 10 3 0 +21
Tottenham Hotspur 30 10 0 3 +12
Chelsea 28 8 4 1 +17
Arsenal 27 8 3 2 +12
Everton 22 6 4 3 +5
Manchester United 21 6 3 4 -1
AFC Bournemouth 20 6 2 5 +4
Watford 20 6 2 5 0
Leicester City 18 5 3 5 +1
Wolverhampton 16 4 4 5 -3
Brighton & Hove 15 4 3 6 -5
Newcastle United 12 3 3 7 -5
West Ham United 12 3 3 7 -8
Huddersfield Town 10 2 4 7 -14
Crystal Palace 9 2 3 8 -9
Burnley 9 2 3 8 -14
Southampton 8 1 5 7 -14
Cardiff City 8 2 2 9 -15
Fulham 8 2 2 9 -19

255

Manchester City leads

league in shots

230: Chelsea

192: Southampton

189: Liverpool

186: Wolverhampton

175: Everton

Most goals allowed

PREMIER LEAGUE LEADERS
NO GOALS TEAM
8 Sergio Aguero Man City
8 Pierre-Emerick
Abubameyang
Aresenal
NO ASSISTS TEAM
6 Ryan Fraser Bournemouth
5 Raheem Sterling Manchester City
5 Benjamin Mendy Man City
NO SAVES TEAM
54 Joe Hart Burnley
53 Lukasz Fabianski West Ham
48 Mat Ryan Brighton
45 Neil Etheridge Cardiff
CATEGORY LEADERS
TOUCHES
1,354 Jorginho Chelsea
PASSES
1,237 Jorginho Chelsea
SHOTS
55 Sergio Aguero Man City
TACKLES
59 Idrissa Gueye Everton
BLOCKS
22 James Tarkowski Burnley
OFFSIDES
18 Alvar Morata Chelsea
YELLOW CARDS
6 Jose Holebas Watford
RED CARDS
2 Wes Morgan Leicester City
FOULS
44 Glenn Murray Brighton
CLEARANCES
96 Shane Duffy Brighton

Sources: mls.com; premierleague.com; fifa.com