We have the best defensive record in Europe after Sunday's 1-0 win at Cardiff City.The clean sheet at Cardiff City Stadium stretched our record to just one goal conceded in our first five Premier League matches in 2013/2014.That puts us on top of the defensive stats in European leagues, with Inter and Roma also conceding just once but in four matches in Italy's Serie A.Here are the current standings, provided by Opta:SPURS - 1 goal conceded in 5 matches, Premier LeagueInter - 1 in 4, Serie ARoma - 1 in 4, Serie ABayern Munich - 2 in 6, BundesligaSouthampton - 2 in 5, Premier LeagueChelsea - 2 in 5, Premier LeagueMonaco - 3 in 6, Ligue 1Liverpool - 3 in 5, Premier LeagueReal Sociedad - 3 in 5, La LigaLivorno - 3 in 4, Serie AEspanyol - 3 in 4, La LigaJuventus - 3 in 4, Serie ANapoli - 3 in 4, Serie AStaying in Europe, we are also fifth in terms of shots at goal (including blocked shots).Borussia Dortmund - 136, BundesligaPSG - 118, Ligue 1Bayern Munich - 117, BundesligaReal Madrid - 110, La LigaSPURS - 105, Premier LeagueWolfsburg - 98, BundesligaAugsberg - 98, BundesligaHannover 96 - 94, BundesligaChelsea - 92, Premier LeagueBarcelona - 90, La LigaOur 105 shots at goal - which includes 29 at Cardiff on Sunday - places us top of those statstics in the Premier League from Chelsea (92) and Newcastle (78).We also have the most shots on target in the Premier League at the moment (34) and we're top of passes attempted in the opposition half (1639) and passes attempted in the final third (867). We're also second behind Everton (59.4) in average possession (58.9).Passes attempted in opposition halfSPURS - 1639Chelsea - 1627Manchester City - 1616Manchester United - 1569Arsenal - 1471Passes attempted in final thirdSPURS - 867Chelsea - 843Everton - 827Manchester United - 788Manchester City - 781Average possessionEverton - 59.4SPURS - 58.9Manchester City - 58.7Chelsea - 57.0Southampton - 56.1
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