The ranking of European top scorers


By: Manu Tournoux

This Monday is the twentieth assessment of the season for the ranking of European top scorers. We find the scorers who shook the nets in Germany, England, Austria, Belgium, Scotland, Spain, France, Greece, Italy, Netherlands, Portugal, Russia, Switzerland, Turkey and Ukraine. Once again, Harry Kane comes out on top with 27 goals in 24 matches. The English striker did not find the solution against Friborg with a 2-2 draw but maintains a good lead over his pursuers.

Behind, we find Lautaro Martinez who remains consistent. Author of a new achievement with Inter Milan against Atalanta in the middle of the week, he faces Genoa this evening. With 23 goals in 24 matches, he will try to improve his record. Just behind, the podium is completed by Luuk de Jong. Silent during the clash between PSV Eindhoven and Feyenoord, the 33-year-old striker nevertheless maintains solid statistics with 22 goals in 24 matches.

Serhou Guirassy goes back

This is a little better than Kevin Denkey who comes fourth with 22 goals in 26 matches. However, the Togolese did not score in his team’s defeat against Mechelen (3-2). Hooked by Monaco with Paris Saint-Germain (0-0), Kylian Mbappé follows a little further with 21 goals in 22 matches. Also silent during the duel between Sparta Rotterdam and AZ Alkmaar (1-1), Vangelis Pavlidis comes sixth with 21 goals in 24 matches. Great comeback for Serhou Guirassy who scored a double with Stuttgart against Wolfsburg (3-2). The Guinean thus has 20 goals in 18 matches.

In eighth position, Santiago Giménez found the net against PSV Eindhoven (2-2). A new goal which allows the Mexican to now have 20 in 23 meetings with Feyenoord. This is a little better than Lawrence Shankland who comes ninth with 20 goals in 29 matches. The Scottish striker remains on goals against Hibernian (1-1) and Celtic Glasgow (2-0). Finally, Simon Banza completes the top 10 with 18 goals in 18 matches. The Congolese striker from Braga scored again against Estrela Amadora (3-0).

Just behind, we also find with 18 goals Edin Dzeko (Fenerbahçe), Erling Haaland (Manchester City) and
Viktor Gyökeres (Sporting CP). Loïs Openda (RB Leipzig) and Mohamed Amoura (Union-Saint-Gilloise) follow with 17 goals. Igor Thiago (Club Bruges), Rafa Mujica (Arouca), Ollie Watkins (Aston Villa) and Jude Bellingham (Real Madrid) scored 16 goals while Mohamed Salah (Liverpool), Brian Brobbey (Ajax Amsterdam), Dusan Vlahovic (Juventus) , Ayoub El Kaabi (Olympiakos), Borja Mayoral (Getafe) and Mame Baba Thiam (Kayserispor and Pendikspor) follow with 15 goals.

The ranking of the top European scorers

  1. Harry Kane (30 years old/Bayern Munich/England) – 27 goals in 24 matches (2132 minutes played)
  2. Lautaro Martinez (26 years old/Inter Milan/Argentina) – 23 goals in 24 matches (1959 minutes played)
  3. Luuk de Jong (33 years old/PSV Eindhoven/Netherlands) – 22 goals in 24 matches (1904 minutes played)
  4. Kevin Denkey (23 years old/Cercle Bruges/Togo) – 22 goals in 26 matches (2317 minutes played)
  5. Kylian Mbappé (25 years old/Paris Saint-Germain/France) – 21 goals in 22 matches (1739 minutes played)
  6. Vangelis Pavlidis (25 years old/AZ Alkmaar/Greece) – 21 goals in 24 matches (2113 minutes played)
  7. Serhou Guirassy (27 years old/Stuttgart/Guinea) – 20 goals in 18 matches (1326 minutes played)
  8. Santiago Giménez (22 years old/Feyenoord/Mexico) – 20 goals in 23 matches (1891 minutes played)
  9. Lawrence Shankland (28 years old/Hearts of Midlothian/Scotland) – 20 goals in 29 matches (2599 minutes played)
  10. Simon Banza (27 years old/Braga/DR Congo) – 18 goals in 18 matches (1334 minutes played)

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