The Premier League is still the best league at the Fifa World Cup 2018

The Premier League is still the best league at the FIFA World Cup 2018. First of all, it still has the largest numbers of players. However, it lost 31 players, but still is the most representative league (74 players). Acoording to the number of goals, La Liga is not much better (having 31 goals vs. 28 goal of the Premier League). Hovewer, when we sum up of goals assigned to the Premier League and the EFL Championship - we will got the score equal to La Liga and La Liga2 - jointly.
Below table shows data assigned to the leagues, in order:
- number of players in the tournament
- number of players in the knockout stage
- reduction of players from the group stage to the knockout stage
- % reduction factor
- goals scored in the group stage

The Premier League is still the best league at the Fifa World Cup 2018

FWC 18 Group Stage vs. Knockout Stage. Leagues Statistic: Players, Goals.

FWC 2018. Number of players by leagues (including 2nd level leagues). Goals in group stage. Group Stage vs. Knockout Stage
June 29, 2018
 LEAGUE COUNTRYLEAGUELEAGUE NAMEGROUP STAGEKNOCKOUT STAGERECUCTIONREDUCTION %GOALS GROUP STAGE
1ENG 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿ENGPremier League10574-31-29,52%28
2ESP 🇪🇸ESPLa Liga8061-19-23,75%31
3GER 🇩🇪GERBundesliga6235-27-43,55%12
4ITA 🇮🇹ITASerie A5837-21-36,21%7
5FRA 🇫🇷FRALigue 14729-18-38,30%8
6RUS 🇷🇺RUSЧемпиона́т Росси́и по футбо́лу3625-11-30,56%8
7KSA 🇸🇦KSAدوري المحترفين السعودي300-30-100,00%3
8ENG 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿ENG2EFL Championship234-19-82,61%3
9MEX 🇲🇽MEXLiga MX2215-7-31,82%1
10TUR 🇹🇷TURSüper Lig217-14-66,67%2
11USA 🇺🇸USAMajor League Soccer194-15-78,95%2
12POR 🇵🇹PORPrimeira Liga1814-4-22,22%0
13BEL 🇧🇪BELDivision 1A Pro League165-11-68,75%2
14JPN 🇯🇵JPNJ1リーグ158-7-46,67%0
15NED 🇳🇱NEDEredivisie156-9-60,00%1
16KOR 🇰🇷KORK리그 클래식110-11-100,00%0
17EGY 🇪🇬EGYالدوري المصري الممتاز100-10-100,00%0
18ARG 🇦🇷ARGSuperliga Argentina9900,00%1
19BRA 🇧🇷BRACampeonato Brasileiro Série A96-3-33,33%1
20IRN 🇮🇷IRNیگ برتر خلیج فارس90-9-100,00%0
21CHN 🇨🇳CHN中国足球协会超级联赛85-3-37,50%1
22CRC 🇨🇷CRCFPD70-7-100,00%0
23DEN 🇩🇰DENSuperligaen74-3-42,86%0
24SCO 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿SCOScottish Premiership73-4-57,14%0
25COL 🇨🇴COLCategoría Primera A63-3-50,00%0
26PER 🇵🇪PERPrimera División del Perú60-6-100,00%0
27TUN 🇹🇳TUNالرابطة المحترفة الأولى لكرة القدم60-6-100,00%0
28GRE 🇬🇷GREΕλληνική Σούπερ Λιγκ50-5-100,00%1
29GER 🇩🇪GER22. Bundesliga52-3-60,00%0
30POL 🇵🇱POLEkstraklasa40-4-100,00%0
31SUI 🇨🇭SUISuper League41-3-75,00%0
32AUS 🇦🇺AUSA-League30-3-100,00%0
33CRO 🇭🇷CROPrva liga3300,00%0
34PAN 🇵🇦PANLiga Panameña de Fútbol30-3-100,00%0
35SRB 🇷🇸SRBСуперлига Србије30-3-100,00%0
36SWE 🇸🇪SWEAllsvenskan30-3-100,00%0
37UKR 🇺🇦UKRПрем'є́р-лі́га3300,00%0
38AUT 🇦🇹AUTFußball-Bundesliga21-1-50,00%0
39BUL 🇧🇬BULПърва лига20-2-100,00%0
40CHI 🇨🇱CHIPrimera División de Chile20-2-100,00%0
41GUA 🇬🇹GUA Liga Nacional de Fútbol de Guatemala 20-2-100,00%1
42ISR 🇮🇱ISRליגת העל20-2-100,00%0
43MAR 🇲🇦MARالبطولة الوطنية المغربية20-2-100,00%0
44QAT 🇶🇦QATدوري نجوم قطر20-2-100,00%0
45UAE 🇦🇪UAEدوري الخليج العربي21-1-50,00%0
46URU 🇺🇾URUCampeonato Uruguayo2200,00%0
47FRA 🇫🇷FRA2Ligue 220-2-100,00%0
48KOR 🇰🇷KOR2K리그220-2-100,00%0
49FIN 🇫🇮FINVeikkausliiga10-1-100,00%0
50GUI 🇬🇳GUIChampionnat National de Ligue 110-1-100,00%0
51HON 🇭🇳HONLiga Nacional10-1-100,00%0
52ISL 🇮🇸ISLÚrvalsdeild karla10-1-100,00%0
53NGA 🇳🇬NGANigerian Professional Football League10-1-100,00%0
54NOR 🇳🇴NOREliteserien10-1-100,00%0
55PAR 🇵🇾PARDivisión de Honor1100,00%0
56ROU 🇷🇴ROULiga I10-1-100,00%0
57RSA 🇿🇦RSAPremier Soccer League10-1-100,00%0
58SVK 🇸🇰SVKSuperliga10-1-100,00%0
59BEL 🇧🇪BEL2Division 1-B10-1-100,00%0
60DEN 🇩🇰DEN21. Division10-1-100,00%0
61ESP 🇪🇸ESP2LaLiga210-1-100,00%0
62MEX 🇲🇽MEX2Ascenso MX10-1-100,00%0
63TUR 🇹🇷TUR21. Lig10-1-100,00%0
64ENG 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿ENG3EFL League One10-1-100,00%0
736368-368-50,00%