Top 10: Europe's most prolific shooters (1)

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Chelsea had an incredible 39 shots at goal on Wednesday evening but, huff and puff as they might, they were unable to blow down the significant defensive wall West Ham had constructed at Stamford Bridge.

Jose Mourinho bemoaned the defensive tactics of the visitors as Sam Allardyce's side clinched a 0-0 draw, but perhaps the Blues boss should ask questions of his players after they failed to breach the Hammers' goal despite so many attempts.

Of Chelsea's shots, nine were on target, 14 were blocked and 23 were taken from outside the area - with the latter a reflection of how West Ham managed to camp out on the edge of their own 18-yard area.

Thirty-nine attempts as an eye-catching figure indeed, and ensures Chelsea's average shots for the season so far enjoys something of a fillip. But where do they feature in the top 10 of most shots in Europe? Click through the tabs...

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