Statistical highlights: 146 goals, 189 yellow cards and more

The round of 16 fixtures, on the whole, weren't full of goals, but an average of three goals was scored in the eight matches.

Benjamin Pavard produced one of the moments of the round of 16 with his thumping, first-time volley to score the equaliser for France.   -  Getty Images

At the end of the round of 16 of the 2018 Fifa World Cup in Russia, 146 goals have been scored in 56 matches, Harry Kane (England) leading the Golden Boot race with six goals and Belgium the highest-scoring team with a dozen strikes.

Stats at the end of group stage

Here are a few statistical highlights at the end of the round of 16 stage at the World Cup.

Top 3 scorers

6 — Harry Kane, England 

4 — Romelu Lukaku, Belgium

4 — Cristiano Ronaldo, Portugal 

Number crunching

2.6 — Average goals per match

189 — Yellow cards

4 — Red cards

43,139 — Passes completed

770 — Average passes per match 


Top goals — 12, Belgium

Best passing — 3,120, Spain

Spain Best attacking — 288

Russia Best defending — 196 clearances, tackles and saves 


Most attempts — 24, Neymar, Brazil

Most distance covered — 51km, Christian Eriksen, Denmark

Most passes completed — 485, Sergio Ramos, Spain 

Most saves — 25, Guillermo Ochoa, Mexico 


Top goals —  7 (Belgium beats Tunisia 5-2) 

Most attempts — 31 (Belgium vs Tunisia)

Disciplinary — 8 cards (Belgium vs Panama, Colombia vs England)

Passes completed — 1235 (Spain vs Russia)

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