The group stage comes to an end in a brutal World Cup that has gifted us with goals from left, right and centre. Twelve brackets were dropped, but only three players. — Kylian Mbappe, Cody Gakpo and Enner Valencia — top the Golden Boot rankings with three goals each. The clean leaderboard is shrinking as Harry Kane reclaims his place on the assists leaderboard with three points.
We’ll be tracking some of the most important stats in Qatar throughout the tournament, including the Golden Boot race and the leaderboards for assists and conceding goals. While we’re at it, sign up for our new newsletter here that showcases the beautiful game in all its glory, including daily updates on the World Cup.
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World Cup statistics
- Matches played: 36/64
- Total goals scored: 90
- Goals per game: 2.5
- Minutes per goal: 36
- Discarded braces: 12
- Number of hat tricks: 0
- Own goal: 0
- Penalty hit success rate: 75% (9/12)
Player statistics (scoreboard)
Morocco kept two clean sheets but used a different goalkeeper for each. Yassine Bounou against Croatia and Munir Mohand Mohamedi against Belgium.