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Who are the most in-form teams in European football?

Barcelona and Liverpool are unbeaten in this season's UEFA Champions League while Bayern have managed six wins in a row.

Lionel Messi and Barcelona have been imperious this season
Lionel Messi and Barcelona have been imperious this season ©Getty Images

With the business end of the UEFA Champions League fast approaching, Barcelona and Liverpool will defend their unbeaten records in this season's competition in next week's quarter-finals first leg.

The Spanish side are on the longest unbeaten run among teams in Europe's top eight leagues having not lost this season, and conceded only 13 goals – Ernesto Valverde's side also have the best defensive record in the current UEFA Champions League having shipped only two goals. However, it is a side who fell in the round of 16, Paris Saint-Germain, are on the longest winning league run, and have rattled in the most goals this season so far.

Figures accurate as of 30/03/18

How the eight leagues were chosen
Listed below are the statistics from the leading eight leagues in Europe according to UEFA's association club coefficients. Statistics are up to date as of the time of publishing.

Mohamed Salah has been talismanic for Liverpool
Mohamed Salah has been talismanic for Liverpool©Getty Images

UEFA Champions League

Longest current unbeaten run (UEFA Champions League): Barcelona (8 – W5 D3), Liverpool (8 – W4 D4)
Longest current winning run (UEFA Champions League): Bayern München (6)
Highest scorers: Liverpool (28 in 8 games – average 3.5 scored per game)
Meanest defence: Barcelona (2 in 8 games – average 0.25 conceded per game)

Europe's top eight leagues

Longest current winning run (league): Paris Saint-Germain (9)
Longest current winning run (all competitions): Benfica (7)
Longest current unbeaten run (league): Barcelona (29: W23 D6)
Longest current unbeaten run (all competitions): Juventus (24: W20 D4)
Highest league scorers: Paris Saint-Germain (95 in 31 games – average 3.06 scored per game)
Meanest league defence: Barcelona (13 in 29 games – average 0.45 conceded per game)*
*Zenit have also conceded 13, but in 22 games – average 0.59 per game

Barcelona have led the way in Spain
Barcelona have led the way in Spain©AFP/Getty Images

1. Spain

Longest current winning run (league): Barcelona, Real Madrid, Valencia (3)
Longest current winning run (all competitions): Barcelona, Real Madrid (4)
Longest current unbeaten run (league): Barcelona (29: W23 D6)
Longest current unbeaten run (all competitions): Barcelona (15: W11 D4)
Highest league scorers: Barcelona (74 in 29 games – average 2.55 scored per game)
Meanest league defence: Barcelona (13 in 29 games – average 0.45 conceded per game)

2. England

Longest current winning run (league): Manchester City, Tottenham Hotspur (4)
Longest current winning run (all competitions): Arsenal (3)
Longest current unbeaten run (league): Tottenham Hotspur (12: W9 D3)
Longest current unbeaten run (all competitions): Arsenal (3: W3), Burnley (3: W2 D1)
Highest league scorers: Manchester City (85 in 30 games – 2.83 scored per game)
Meanest league defence: Manchester City (20 in 30 games – average 0.67 conceded per game)

Juventus are on a long unbeaten run
Juventus are on a long unbeaten run©AFP/Getty Images

3. Italy

Longest current winning run (league): AC Milan (5)
Longest current winning run (all competitions): Roma (4)
Longest current unbeaten run (league): Juventus (16: W14 D2)
Longest current unbeaten run (all competitions): Juventus (24: W20 D4)
Highest league scorers: Juventus (67 in 29 games – average 2.31 scored per game)
Meanest league defence: Juventus (15 in 29 games – average 0.52 conceded per game)

Bayern are scoring at 2.44 goals per game in the Bundesliga
Bayern are scoring at 2.44 goals per game in the Bundesliga©Getty Images

4. Germany

Longest current winning run (league): Schalke (5)
Longest current winning run (all competitions): Schalke (5)
Longest current unbeaten run (league): Borussia Dortmund (12: W7 D5)
Longest current unbeaten run (all competitions): Stuttgart (7: W5 D2)
Highest league scorers: Bayern München (66 in 27 games – average 2.44 scored per game)
Meanest league defence: Bayern München (20 in 27 games – average 0.74 conceded per game)

Paris have scored 95 league goals so far this season
Paris have scored 95 league goals so far this season©AFP/Getty Images

5. France

Longest current winning run (league): Paris Saint-Germain (9)
Longest current winning run (all competitions): Paris Saint-Germain, Monaco (3)
Longest current unbeaten run (league): Monaco (15: W11 D4)
Longest current unbeaten run (all competitions): Monaco (9: W7 D2)
Highest league scorers: Paris Saint-Germain (95 in 31 games – average 3.06 scored per game)
Meanest league defence: Paris Saint-Germain (21 in 31 games – average 0.68 conceded per game)

6. Russia

Longest current winning run (league): Spartak Moskva, CSKA Moskva, Ufa (2)
Longest current winning run (all competitions): Spartak Moskva, CSKA Moskva, Ufa (2)
Longest current unbeaten run (league): Spartak Moskva (16: W10 D6)
Longest current unbeaten run (all competitions): Spartak Moskva (4: W3 D1), Arsenal Tula (4: W2 D2), Dinamo Moskva (4: W2 D2)
Highest league scorers: Spartak Moskva (39 in 23 games – average 1.70 scored per game)
Meanest league defence: Zenit (13 in 22 games – average 0.59 conceded per game)

Benfica are unbeaten in 21 matches
Benfica are unbeaten in 21 matches©AFP/Getty Images

7. Portugal

Longest current winning run (league): Benfica (7)
Longest current winning run (all competitions): Benfica (7)
Longest current unbeaten run (league): Benfica (21: W17 D4)
Longest current unbeaten run (all competitions): Benfica (15: W11 D4)
Highest league scorers: Benfica (71 in 27 games – average 2.63 scored per game)
Meanest league defence: Porto (14 in 27 games – average 0.52 conceded per game)

8. Ukraine

Longest current winning run (league): Shakhtar Donetsk (5)
Longest current winning run (all competitions): Shakhtar Donetsk, Dynamo Kyiv, Zorya Luhansk, Stal Kamianske (1)
Longest current unbeaten run (league): Shakhtar Donetsk (5: W5)
Longest current unbeaten run (all competitions): Olexandriya (4: W1 D3)
Highest league scorers: Shakhtar Donetsk(54 in 23 games – average 2.35 scored per game)
Meanest league defence: Shakhtar Donetsk, Veres Rivne (18 in 23 games – average 0.78 conceded per game)