Trivia: Chelsea leading Europe’s big leagues in goals scored by "Spanish" players

Trivia: Chelsea leading Europe’s big leagues in goals scored by

28-Dec-2017 05:00:00 | Yahoo Sports

This little bit of trivia has been making the rounds since Chelsea’s 2-0 win over Brighton, which featured goals from Spaniards Álvaro Morata and Marcos Alonso. No team in Europe’s big five leagues has had more league goals scored by Spanish players this season than Chelsea. So, in the top divisions of England, Spain, Germany, Italy, and France, the 20 goals scored by Chelsea’s Spaniards are the most. (Well, level with Real Sociedad’s collection of Spanish nationals, which does bring to focus the question of just who counts as Spanish? La Real are technically a Basque club with only Basque or foreign players, while both Cesc and Pedro might identify more as Catalan than Spanish. But this is all

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