This season provided most goals comparing previous seasons util matchday 23(in average). But don’t forget the Video Assistance Referee impact in these top 5 european leagues.
A quick overview on how many occasions VAR impacted in these leagues:
In Premier League 78 total overturns, in LaLiga 85 total overturns, in Serie A 65 total overturns, in Bundesliga 56 total overturns, in Ligue 1 54 total overturns. These total overturns impacted directly in the number of goals as leading to goal decisions, disallowed goals, penalties awarded, penalties overturned, penalties retakes ,etc.
Top Scorers in 2019/20 in Europe’s top five leagues:
- Premier League – Jamie Vardy (Leicester) – 23 Goals
With only two games left till the Premier League is over Jamie Vardy is heading the top scorer list with 23 goals followed by Danny Ings with two goals less. Currently either Leicester and Southampton have played the 37th match so they have only one match left. The 3rd place is taken by Aubameyang who has 20 goals but two matches left. Arsenal’s last two matches are against Aston Villa and Watford, a very good chance for Aubameyang to catch up the top scorer, as they are not such a good team in the defense. Aston Villa is actually the second team in the Premier League for getting the most goals (66 goals) after Norwich (70 goals).
2. La Liga – Leo Messi (FC Barcelona) – 29 Goals
La Liga season is finally over and Lional Messi is the La Liga’s top scorer with 25 goals, breaking so a new record as the first player in the world to win the Pichichi seven times.
He was being pursued by Real Madrid’s no. 9, Karim Benzema with 21 goals.
Leo Messi this season also broke his ex-teammate’s record for most assists in a single season, kept by Xavi with 20 assists.
LM10 has contributed 46 times in 38 matches played for Barcelona this season, the most contributions in top five leagues.
3. Bundesliga – Robert Lewandowski (Bayern Munich) – 57 Goals
The number one of the Top Scorer list for sure is Robert Lewandowski with overall 57 goals. He netted 34 times in Bundesliga this season in his 31 appearances, 6 goals in 5 appearances in DFB Pokal, 11 goals in the Champions League and 6 times with his nationally, Poland, in Euro Qualification.
Robert Lewandowski is 31 years old, but he has proven that age is just a number. He is experiencing his best season so far of his career.
He was number one candidate for Ballon D’or 2020, but due to the COVID-19 outbreak, the UEFA officials have decided not to give the trophy this season because as they said it would be unfair to chose the winner because of different conditions leagues had, just as Bundesliga which had to rest less since the season restarted earlier than other leagues, also the french league, Ligue 1, which has been cancelled.
4. Serie A – Cristiano Ronaldo (Juventus) – 45 Goals
The 35 years old Portuguese has been adapted very soon in the Serie A, scoring so 30 goals in 30 appearances. He has netted 45 times this season, including two goals in Copa Italia, two goals in the Champions League and eleven times in Euro Qualification with his national team.
He is the first player in the world to score +50 goals in Premier League, La Liga and Serie A.
Juventus is eight points ahead after they recently beat their pursuers, Lazio FC with a result of 2 – 1 [goals by: Cristiano Ronaldo (p) 51′ & 54′, Ciro Immobile (p) 83′].
With four matches remain in the Italian league, seems most likely that Juventus will be the champions again.
5. Ligue 1 – Ben Yedder (Monacco) – 31 Goals
Even though Ligue 1 has been cancelled after the virus outbreak, Ben Yedder still managed to score 31 goals, of which 18 has been scored in the league, one in Coupe de France and two goals with the National team, France.
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