With Barcelona’s defeat in the classic match against Real Madrid in the 11th round of the Spanish League, only three elite teams remain unbeaten in the 2023/24 European football season, considering the major leagues.
Meet the 3 unbeaten teams:
Under the command of Australian coach Ante Postecoglou, the English team leads the Premier League with 26 points in 10 matches. Tottenham was eliminated from the English League Cup in their debut, but the match against Fulham ended in a draw in regular time, with Fulham winning on penalties. The squad includes Brazilians Emerson Royal and Richarlison. So far, Tottenham has scored 23 goals and conceded 10, with Heung-min Son standing out as the top scorer with eight goals.
Starting XI: Vicario; Pedro Porro, Cristian Romero, Van de Ven, and Udogie; Pape Sarr, Bissouma, and Maddison; Kulusevski, Richarlison, and Son.
The German team, led by former Spanish midfielder Xabi Alonso, has won 12 out of 13 games played, with only one draw against Bayern Munich away. Leverkusen tops the Bundesliga and their group in the Europa League, scoring an impressive total of 46 goals and conceding 10. Brazilian Arthur, formerly of América-MG, is part of the squad. Nigerian Victor Boniface is the team’s top scorer with 10 goals.
Starting XI: Hradecky; Frimpong, Tah, Tapsoba, Kossounou, and Grimaldo; Xhaka, Wirtz, Hofmann, and Palacios; Boniface.
The French team has only competed in Ligue 1, where they have won six games, drawn four, and currently lead the league ahead of Paris Saint-Germain and Monaco. The coach is 34-year-old Italian Francesco Fariolli, and the only Brazilian in the squad is experienced defender Dante. Nice has scored 11 goals and conceded only four, with a notable victory of 3-2 against PSG away. Nigerian Terem Moffi is the team’s top scorer with three goals.
Starting XI: Bulka; Ndayishimiye, Dante, Todibo, and Bard; Khéphren Thuram, Boudaoui, and Sanson; Laborde, Boga, and Moffi.
These three clubs remain undefeated in the major European leagues, while teams in Spain and Italy have already suffered at least one defeat this season.
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