Half of the La Liga season 2017 has passed and we have seen a lot of action. 159 matches have been played in the league so far and 467 goals have been scored. The league enjoys a healthy goal scoring ration of 2.94 goals per match. As you would expect, the usual suspects Ronaldo and Messi and already on the list of highest goal scorers. However, there are some newcomers as well. Let’s take a look at La liga Top Scorers 2017 Season.
La liga Top Scorers 2017 Season
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10Nicola Sansone (6 Goals)
At number 10 in La liga Top Scorers is Nicola Sansone. Having represented Crotone, Parma, Sassuolo, and Villarreal in his career, Nicola Sansone seems to be doing well in La Liga. The player has scored some crucial goals for Villarreal. In total he has scored 6 goals in 16 appearances this season.
9Kevin Gameiro (6 Goals)
At number 9 is Kevin Gameiro. He is among the most prolific strikers of 2016 and has amazing finishing abilities. His stint at FC Lorient during which he scored 50 goals in 108 matches helped the team to reach it’s highest finish in League 1 ever; 7th position. His performance led him to a transfer to PSG and then to Sevilla. Currently, he plays for Atletico Madrid and has become the favorite of fans netting 6 times already. With half season worth of football left, he is sure to be there among the top of La Liga goal standings.
8Antoine Griezmann (6 Goals)
At number 8 in La liga Top Scorers is Antoine Griezmann. He is having the time of his life. He represented France in finals of Euro 2016 and Atletico Madrid in Champions League Final 2015. At 25, he is still growing and is yet to reach his peak which makes him even more exciting. With 6 goals from 15 matches, he is the reason for Atletico being in 6th position on La Liga points table. He is one of the most prolific scorers in La Liga having scored 52 times in his 89 appearances.
7Sandro Ramirez (7 Goals)
At number 7 in La liga Top Scorers is Sandro Ramirez. This is the first season of Sandro Ramirez at Malaga. The ex-Barcelona striker seems to have adjusted well in his new team. He has scored 7 goals in 15 appearances this season. The 21 year old Spanish striker would be looking forward to ending the season with his name on the list of La Liga top scorers.
6Ruben Castro (7 Goals)
At number 6 in La liga Top Scorers is Ruben Castro. He is one of the best La Liga Scorers and is quite underrated. Ruben is a club hero for Real Betis having represented the club in 231 games and scoring 129 times. He is a natural striker who can also function as a winger. Ruben enjoyed a pretty good Spain U21 career where he scored 6 times in the 7 matches he played. He has scored double-figure goals in almost every season for the last 4-5 years. With 7 goals from 16 matches already, he will be looking to add more before the season ends. Expect him to be present among La-Liga top goal scorers when the season ends.
5Willian Jose (9 Goals)
At number 5 in La liga Top Scorers List is William Jose. The incredible goal scoring form of this Brazilian striker has ensured 5th place for Real Sociedad at the half way mark. William Jose has represented 9 different clubs during his career. This talented 25 years old striker seems to be just warming up. He has scored 9 goals in 14 matches.
4Iago Aspas (11 Goals)
At number 4 in La liga Top Scorers is Iago Aspas. He seems to be in pretty good form. The Celta Vigo striker has found the net 10 times in in 15 appearances. The striker has been playing at Celta Vigo since 7 seasons now and has a pretty good record. This reliable Celta Vigo striker would be looking forward to improving his overall record of 68 goals in 198 matches for Celta Vigo. It would be interesting to see how Iago Aspas ends up on the La Liga top scorers list at the end of the season 2016-17.
3Cristiano Ronaldo (13 Goals)
At number 3 in La liga Top Scorers is Cristiano Ronaldo. The Real Madrid legend is back to doing what he does best, put the ball behind the net. Ronaldo is the only player in the history of football to score more than 40 goals every season for 7 consecutive seasons. Ronaldo has scored 10 goals in 11 matches in La Liga, this season. The Portugese goal machine will be a little disappointed that he is at number 3 right now, but he still has half season left to get the number 1 spot.
2Lionel Messi (16 Goals)
At number 2 in La liga Top Scorers is Lionel Messi. Messi is one of the greatest La Liga Scorers of all time. Most goals scored in La Liga, most goals scored in a single season, most assists made in La Liga, Messi has done it all. With 12 goal and 4 assists already in 13 matches, he is looking to bounce back after his shocking national team retirement and defeat in the Copa America.
1Luis Suarez (16 Goals)
At number 1 in La liga Top Scorers is Luis Suarez. Suarez needs no introductions when it comes to goal scoring charts. One of the most lethal strikers in world football, his career has reached new heights ever since partnering with Messi and Neymar for Barcelona. He has scored goals in double digits ever since he started playing and in the previous season, he scored a whopping 59 goals from 53 matches. With 12 goals from 15 matches, he is sure to make this season memorable for himself. If he stays in La Liga for a few more seasons, he will surely become one of the main strikers in All-Time La Liga XI, and will be counted among Best La liga scorers of all time.
As the season has reached the half way stage, there is no saying who will emerge on top. But as the season progresses, La Liga results and table is starting to take shape. We will get a better idea about which striker will be the best this season in couple of months. But in the meantime, these are the La liga Top Scorers 2017 Season or goal scoring machines, you need to keep a check on.
|Luis Suarez||Uruguay||FC Barcelona||16|
|Lionel Messi||Argentina||FC Barcelona||16|
|Cristiano Ronaldo||Portugal||Real Madrid||13|
|Iago Aspas||Spain||Celta de Vigo||11|
|Willian Jose||Brazil||Real Sociedad||9|
|Ruben Castro||Spain||Real Betis Balompie||8|
|Sandro Ramirez||Spain||Malaga FC||8|
|Antoine Griezmann||France||Atletico Madrid||8|
|Kevin Gameiro||France||Atletico Madrid||6|
|Nicola Sansone||Italy, Germany||Villarreal CF||6|
|Luciano Vietto||Argentina||Sevilla FC||6|
|Duje Cop||Croatia||Sporting Gijon||6|
|Yannick Carrasco||Belgium, Spain||Atletico Madrid||6|
|Florin Andone||Romania, Spain||Deportivo de La Coruna||6|
|Artiz Aduriz||Spain||Athletic Bilbao||6|
|Gerard Moreno||Spain||RCD Espanyol Barcelona||6|
|Pablo Piatti||Argentina, Italy||RCD Espanyol Barcelona||5|
|Alvaro Morata||Spain||Real Madrid||5|
|Gareth Bale||Wales||Real Madrid||5|
|Sergi Enrich||Spain||SD Eibar||5|
|Raul Garcia||Spain||Athletic Bilbao||5|
|Wissam Ben Yedder||France, Tunisia||Sevilla Fc||5|
|Kevin-Prince Boateng||Ghana, Germany||UD Las Palmas||5|
|Pedro Leon||Spain||SD Eibar||5|
|Rafinha||Brazil, Spain||FC Barcelona||5|
|Carlos Vela||Mexico, Spain||Real Sociedad||4|
|Roberto Soriano||Italy, Germany||Villarreal CF||4|
|Marko Livaja||Croatia||UD Las Palmas||4|
|Jonathan Viera||Spain||UD Las Palmas||4|
|Artem Kravets||Ukraine||Granada CF||4|
|Rodrigo||Spain, Brazil||Valencia CF||4|
|Ryan Babel||Netherlands, Suriname||Deportivo de La Coruna||4|
|Karim Benzema||France, Algeria||Real Madrid||4|
|Roberto Torres||Spain||CA Osasuna||4|
|Sergio Leon||Spain||CA Osasuna||4|
|Sergio Ramos||Spain||Real Madrid||4|
|Carlos Carmona||Spain||Sporting Gijon||4|
|Celso Borges||Costa Rica, Brazil||Deportivo de La Coruna||4|
|Dani Parejo||Spain||Valencia CF||3|
|Pablo Sarabia||Spain||Sevilla FC||3|
|Joaquin||Spain||Real Betis Balompie||3|
|Leo Baptistao||Brazil, Spain||RCD Espanyol Barcelona||3|
|Angel Correa||Argentina||Atletico Madrid||3|
|Xabi Prieto||Spain||Real Sociedad||3|
|Ignacio Camacho||Spain||Malaga CF||3|
|Tana||Spain||UD Las Palmas||3|
|Pablo Fornals||Spain||Malaga CF||3|