Cristiano Ronaldo is jow joint second in the 2020/21 Golden Shot standings following his two goals for Juventus versus Crotone on Sunday.
The Portuguese forward has now netted 18 times in Serie A which puts him on to 36 points alongside Eintracht Frankfurt’s Andre Silva.
However, the runaway leader remains Robert Lewandowski who scored again for Bayern, albeit in a loss against Silva’s Frankfurt side. The former Dortmund striker is now on 26 goals for the season which has generated him 52 points.
Genk’s Paul Onuachu continues to hang with the big guns after he scored his 23rd goal of the season although he drops from third to fourth following Ronaldo’s two headed goals which catapaulted him from joint ninth to second.
Both Erling Haaland and Romelu Lukaku found the back of the net in the Bundesliga and Serie A respectively in this round, which puts them both on to 17 league goals.
Haaland scored two against Schalke, while Lukaku scored one as Inter beat Milan 3-0.
Lionel Messi now has 16 for the season which puts him on par with Kylian Mbappe. Neither Barcelona nor PSG won at the weekend.
Note that the five elite leagues – Premier League, La Liga, Bundesliga, Serie A and Ligue 1 – all carry a weighting of 2, meaning that a player will be awarded two points for every goal they score in these competitions.
For the leagues ranked sixth to 30 in Uefa’s coefficients rankings goals scored are given a weighting of 1.5, and goals scored in a league out with the top 30, goals are given a weighting of 1.
2020/21 EUROPEAN GOLDEN SHOE STANDINGS
PLAYER TEAM GOALS POINTS
R/Lewandowski Bayern 26 52
C/Ronaldo Juventus 18 36
Andre Silva Frankfurt 18 36
Paul Onuachu Genk 23 34.5
Mohamed Salah Liverpool 17 34
Erling Haaland Dortmund 17 34
Romelu Lukaku Inter 17 34
G/Giakoumakis Venlo 22 33
Luis Suarez Atletico Madrid 16 32
Kylian Mbappe PSG 16 32
Lionel Messi Barca 16 32