At the end of the group stage, this World Cup has already seen 136 goals with an average of 2.83 goals per match. So far, European clubs have been leading with the number of goals scored by their individual players for their respective nations.
Leading the table are Bayern Munich with 13 goals – Thomas Muller (4), Arjen Robben (3), Xherdan Shaqiri (3), Mario Mandzukic (2) and Mario Gotze (1).
Catalan giants Barcelona are in the second place with 9 goals – Lionel Messi (4), Neymar (4) and Alexis Sanchez (3).
They are closely followed by Manchester United with 6 different players netting 8 goals – Robin van Persie (3), Wayne Rooney, Nani, Juan Mata, Marouane Fellaini and Javier Hernandez (1 each).
Here is the table of clubs whose players have scored at least 2 goals for their nations.
|Bayern Munich (GER)||13|
|Manchester United (ENG)||8|
|Real Madrid (ESP)||5|
|Sporting Lisbon (POR)||3|
|VfL Wolfsburg (GER)||3|
|Al Ain (UAE)||2|
|Manchester City (ENG)||2|
|CSKA Moscow (RUS)||2|
|Paris St.Germain (FRA)||2|
|PSV Eindhoven (HOL)||2|
|FSV Mainz 05 (GER)||2|
League wise, goals have been contributed from 20 different country leagues (excluding different tiers) with English leagues leading with 27 goals. Here is the table showing goals distribution by different leagues (minimum 2 goals scored).