The Europa League is back in town hot on the heels of the ‘champions’ equivalent and news.bwin.com have produced an enormous infographic by way of celebration.
Depicted within are the surviving sides that topped just about every statistical measure imaginable during the competition’s group stages.
Viewed in conjunction with the Europa League outright betting on bwin.com they make for interesting reading, with some exotically-priced outfits represented among the statistics usually reserved for the footballing aristocracy.
Alongside masters of possession and dribbling Tottenham – 14/1 to win the tournament – 25/1 shots Red Bull Salzburg feature heavily, while 66/1 pair Legia Warsaw and Club Bruge are also evident more than once.
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Tottenham aren’t the only Britain-based side to feature among our chart toppers, with Everton one of the Europa League’s best counter-attack scorers.
The Toffees are 18/1 to win the tournament outright and 29/20 to strike out in the direction of the next round with victory over Young Boys at Wankdorf.
Celtic, meanwhile, share the set-piece goals throne with Feyenoord, a reliable method of netting which should serve them equally well as their opponents become more capable in the later rounds.
Internazionale visit Parkhead as favourites this evening, with Ronnie Deila’s men (100/1 to lift the trophy) 39/20 underdogs on their own patch.
However, supporters of those United Kingdom sides can only doff their caps to Red Bull Salzburg, who top no fewer than six metrics after the group stage.
Not just any old errata either these stats, they scored seven more goals than any other team in the mini leagues, yet also average more tackles.
The energy drinkers may have lost key men Kevin Kampl and Alan during the January transfer window, but they still rate longshots to watch in the outright betting and value at 31/20 to eliminate Villarreal.