Trabzonspor second highest set-piece scorers in Europe after Atletico Madrid [divider]
Trabzonspor have scored the second highest number of set-pieces goals in Europe after Atletico Madrid.
The Black Sea Storm have scored eight goals from set-pieces in the Süper Lig.
Trabzonspor have also scored the joint highest number of goals from set-pieces in the Europa League along with Sevilla and Salzburg (4).
The Süper Lig giants have former manager Vahid Halilhodzic to thank for their set-piece taking prowess.
Set-piece training was a central theme for the ex-Trabzonspor coach as it was while in charge of the Algerian national side. The Dessert Foxes scored three goals from set-pieces in the 2014 World Cup.
Goals from set-pieces in Europe: (Premier League, Ligue 1, Bundesliga, La Liga, Serie A, Eredivisie – Statistics via Whoscored.com)
1. Atletico Madrid – 17 goals
2. Trabzonspor, Real Madrid, Empoli, Go Ahead Eagles, Empoli, Wolfsburg – 8
3. Sampdoria, Valencia, Atletico Madrid, Cambuur, Alkmaar AZ, Werder Bremen, Marseille – 7
4. Lazio, Twente, Zwolle, Ajax, Groningen, Stuttgart, Evian, Nice, Chelsea, Crystal Palace, West Ham, Everton – 6
5. Inter, Palermo, Sevilla, PSV, Utrech, Vitesse, Schalke, Mainz, Bayer Leverkusen, Mainz, Reims, QPR, Sunderland – 5