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In fairness, there are a whole host of clubs whose recent form shows them to be amongst the best in their respective divisions.
Not all can quite claim to be at the top of their game, though, with results sometimes masking the odd poor performance—while others can be on a run of four wins from the past six games, but having the most recent matches as the results which let them down.
Nonetheless, a few honourable mentions are worth dishing out to those who have rattled off at least 12 points over the last six league matches.
English Premier League
Both Liverpool and Manchester City have won four of their past six, though the two hold very different league positions at present. Arsenal have also won four, with only one defeat in the last six games, but they missed a chance to be much higher up in this ranking when only managing a draw at Southampton.
French Ligue 1
Lorient and Nice have both recorded impressive recent results and maintain top half positions in Le Championnat, while last season's winner, Montpellier, have almost doubled their season points tally in the past six matches, recording four wins in that time. They remain in the bottom half, however. Just missing out on a place in the top 20 of the power rankings was Marseille. They have similarly won four of the last six and sit in third place—though only goal difference has them in that spot as they are level on points with the top two.
Rest of Europe
Spanish La Liga side Atlético Madrid continue their excellent season as they lie in second place at the midway point, having also won four and lost two of their last six games.
In the German Bundesliga, Stuttgart have an identical recent record, though despite their improvement they are still in only ninth position.
Finally, in the Portuguese Liga Sagres, Sporting Braga have won four matches from the last six to keep in relative check of the leaders. They sit third in the top flight.