5 Teams With Most Goals Conceded In Top 5 European Leagues

Defending is a dying art in soccer. With more and more teams focusing on multi-faceted defenders, the old-school resilience has gone for a toss. Most modern-day teams prefer their defenders and goalkeepers to be comfortable in possession, which was an alien concept even a decade back. Thanks to these tweaks, goals have been flying in across the top five European leagues this season, causing joy to some and suffering to others.

Today, we will take a look at some teams that have suffered the most this season. Here are the five teams with the most goals conceded across the top five European leagues in the 2023-24 season:

Stats: FBRef

#5 Luton Town (Premier League): 60 Goals

Thomas Kaminski Is Luton Town’s First Choice Goalkeeper

Luton Town, who joined the Premier League in the 2023-24 season itself, have conceded 60 goals in the top flight of English soccer so far. However, unlike the other teams on this list, Luton did not just suffer at the hands of their opponents, they also doled out punishment from time to time. One of the most exciting teams in England, Luton have scored 42 goals in 29 games. With 22 points on the board, they are sitting in 17th place in the rankings.

Goalkeeper Thomas Kaminski has started every single game for Luton in the Premier League this season. He has faced 170 shots on target, making 111 saves.

#4 Frosinone (Serie A): 60 Goals

Stefano Turati Has Played 25 Serie A Games For Frosinone

Serie A outfit Frosinone are in fourth place, having let in 60 goals in 29 league matches. Frosinone have scored a respectable 37 goals so far, taking their goal difference to -23. Had they kept things a little tighter at the back, Frosinone would not be struggling in 18th place.

Italian goalkeeper Stefano Turati has suffered most of the punishment under the crossbar this season. Often left stranded by his defenders, Turati has conceded 55 goals in 26 matches. He has faced 132 shots on target and made 77 saves.

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Author : Sushan Chakraborty

Publish date : 2024-03-27 08:09:31

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