La Liga Top Scorers 2017/18 Season – Messi LeadingPosted By: Sushmita Ganguly | April 5, 2018
The La Liga season 2017 has covered most of its journey, and we have already seen a lot of action. Stunning matches have been played, with some memorable goals. The top scorers’ list is currently made up of some likely and some unlikely participants of the Spanish League. As you would expect, the usual suspect Messi is on the list of La Liga Top Scorers. Ronaldo, who missed several matches, including those 5 matches he was banned from, has also climbed into the list, quite fast.
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La Liga Top Scorers 2017-18 Season
The Spanish La Liga 2017-18 is at its peak. Goals are getting scored, matches are being won, battles are being fought on the field, and teams are being cheered for. The fans are going crazy over the performances of the players in the matches, and it seems that Barcelona will snatch away Real Madrid’s title this season.
However, there are some newcomers as well besides some of the all-time top scorers of La Liga. The league is home to some of the best players in the world and three of the most successful clubs in Champion League in recent times. So let’s take a look at the countdown of La Liga Top Scorers 2017-18.
10. Ángel Rodríguez
Getafe’s 2017 recruit Ángel Rodríguez is in the tenth place on the list of top scorers of the La Liga season 2018, with 12 goals in La Liga. He has also made 2 assists during his Spanish League appearances n 2017-18. He has amassed a total of 47 shots, of which, 26 have been goals on target. His first double score in a single game of the season came on September 24th, 2017, against Villarreal, followed by two more doubles against Alaves and Celta Vigo on 18th November 2017 and 19th February 2018.
9. Maxi Gómez
Gómez, who has joined his current club, Celta de Vigo, in 2017, is in the ninth place on the La Liga top scorers 2017-18 list, with a total of 13 goals in the Spanish League this season. These resulted from a total of 49 shots made, of which 30 shots were on target. The player has also made 2 assist in the La Liga games so far. In two matches, he has scored twice, once against Real Sociedad on 19 August 2017, and then on 11th February 2018 against Espanyol. He has made 14 goals in all tournaments this season so far.
8. Willian Jose
Willian José, who has been representing Real Sociedad in La Liga since 2016, has acquired the eighth place on the list of highest scorers in La Liga season 2017-18. He has made 13 goals in this season. Willian has made 56 shots in total, of 24 shots have been on target. He has also made 2 assists in the season while leading his teammates to score. His first goal in the season was on 19 August 2017, in a match against Celta Vigo. And he has made a total of 18 goals in all the competitions in the 2017-18 season for Sociedad.
Spanish striker Rodrigo currently holds the 7th place in the La Liga top scorers table this season. He first joined Valencia in 2014 on loan from Benfica and became permanent in 2015. He netted the ball 14 times this season and provided 4 assists till now. Rodrigo made 51 shot attempts this season out of which 30 were on target. He scored 17 goals in total in all competitions for Valencia. Undoubtedly, he ranks among the best players of La Liga this season.
6. Iago Aspas
Aspas has acquired the 6th place on the list of highest scorers in La Liga in the 2017-18 season, having netted the ball 16 times. He has been representing Celta Vigo in the Spanish League since 2015. He has made a total of 58 shots, of which 35 were on target. Iago Aspas scored a brace in the season in a match against Las Palmas on 16 October 2017. He has made 5 La Liga assists so far, along with 17 goals in all tournaments throughout the season.
5. Cristhian Stuani
In the 5th place on the list of La Liga Top Scorers 2017-18 season is Cristhian Sttuani. Being a new recruit at his current team, he pushed Girona to the success since the beginning of this season. He has made a total of 17 La Liga goals in the season. His goals came from the 50 shots that he made, of which 30 were on target. He has failed to make any assist in the season so far. Stuani has made two double goals in the season. He scored the first one against Athletic on 19th August 2017. Stuani then again scored a brace against the same team on 4th February 2018.
4. Antoine Griezmann
With 17 La Liga goals, Antoine Griezmann is in the 4th place on the list of La Liga top scorers 2017-18. He proved himself as an asset for Atletico Madrid who signed him in 2014. Griezman gathered a total number of 57 shots, of which 37 were shots on target. He has also made an impressive 8 assists in the season for his teammates and marked his name among the La Liga top assists providers. His highest number of goals in a single match this season was 4, in a game against Leganes on 28 February 2018. His goals in all tournaments sum up to 23 for the season.
3. Cristiano Ronaldo
Climbing into the list of La Liga Top Scorers this season at the fastest rate is Cristiano Ronaldo, with 22 goals for Real Madrid, the club he has been playing for since 2009. He has made a total of 121 shots, of which 66 shots were on target. He has also made 5 assists during the Spanish League, and a total of 39 goals in total in the season. Cristiano Ronaldo has also managed to score a hat-trick in the match against Girona on 18th March 2018. Before this season, he held the top spot in the list of La Liga top scorers 2017.
2. Luis Suarez
Suarez currently holds the second spot in the list of La Liga top scorers 2018. He scored 22 goals till now in La Liga for Barcelona and proved himself as one of the most dependable players of the club since 2014. He has made a total of 82 shots, of which 50 were goals on target. Suarez has also assisted his teammates in scoring 6 La Liga goals. He has scored a brace in this season, in a match against Girona on 24th February 2018. Suarez has netted the ball for a total of 26 times in all the tournaments in the season.
1. Lionel Messi
Leo Messi currently occupies the top spot in the list of La Liga Top Scorers 2018 and is also one of the La Liga top scorers all time. He proved himself as the backbone of Barcelona since 2004. He has scored 26 goals in this season so far, and a total of 36 goals in all the tournaments. As a perfect team player, he has also made 12 assists. He has made a total of 127 hits, and 80 of his shots have been on target. Besides being the very best of La Liga, Messi is also one of the greatest footballers of all-time. The highest number of goals he has scored in a single match this season is 4, in a game against Eibar on 19th September 2017.