Salah features in Europe’s most prolific home league goalscorers
Mohamed Salah has been featured in Europe’s most prolific home league goalscorers this season, alongside Luis Suárez, Gonzalo Higuain and Eden Hazard.
The Egypt international has already scored seven home league goals (most home goals in Serie A this season) in 12 games for Luciano Spalletti’s side this season, but where do he and teammate Edin Džeko rank among Europe’s best players ?
20. Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang (Borussia Dortmund) – 4 goals in 360 minutes
African player of the year Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang has scored 11 league goals this season for The Black and Yellow.
19. Alexandre Lacazette (Lyon) – 4 goals in 357 minutes.
The France international has scored 50% of Lyon’s Ligue 1 goals this season (10), and 30% of their home Ligue 1 goals (4).
18. Luis Suárez (Barcelona) – 4 goals in 332 minutes.
Luis Suárez has scored 95 goals and provided 56 assists since joining Barcelona in July 2014.
17. Kevin Gameiro (Atletico Madrid) – 4 goals in 308 minutes.
Only Antoine Griezmann has scored more La Liga goals for Atletico Madrid than Kevin Gameiro (5) this season.
16. Radamel Falcao (Monaco) – 4 goals in 215 minutes.
Radamel Falcao has scored 8 goals in all competitions this season – his best tally since the 2013/2014 season.
15. Arkadiusz Milik (Napoli)- 4 goals in 145 minutes.
All of Arkadiusz Milik’s Serie A goals this season have came at Napoli’s home ground Stadio San Paolo.
14. Carlos Bacca (AC Milan) – 5 goals in 520 minutes.
Carlos Bacca has scored 5 of AC Milan’s 11 league goals at the San Siro Stadium this season.
13. Ciro Immobile (Lazio) – 5 goals in 519 minutes.
No Italian player has scored more Serie A goals than Ciro Immobile (9) this season.
12. William Jose (Real Sociedad) – 5 goals in 462 minutes
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William Jose has directly contributed in 39% of Real Sociedad’s La Liga goals this season.
11. Sadio Mane (Liverpool) – 5 goals in 421 minutes.
The Senegalese is the third top scoring midfielder (17) in Europe’s top 5 leagues since the beginning of last season after Riyad Mahrez (18) and Mohamed Salah (22). [Squawka]
10. Gonzalo Higuain (Juventus) – 5 goals in 379 minutes.
Higuain has directly contributed in 8 league goals for Juventus this season, helping them to top the league table after 12 rounds.
9. Martin Braithwaite (Toulouse) – 5 goals in 358 minutes.
The Danish forward has been directly involved in 8 Ligue 1 goals for Toulouse this season (7G, 1A).
8. Yannick Ferreira-Carrasco (Atletico Madrid) – 5 goals in 355 minutes.
Yannick Ferreira-Carrasco has 5 goals and 2 assists in Atletico Madrid’s last 2 La Liga games at home. [Squawka]
7. Mauro Icardi (Inter Milan) – 6 goals in 540 minutes.
No Serie A player has scored more league goals than Mauro Icardi (10) this season.
6. Eden Hazard (Chelsea) – 6 goals in 496 minutes.
Eden Hazard has scored more goals this season (7) than he managed in the whole of last season (6). [Squwaka]
5. Edin Dzeko (Roma) – 6 goals in 485 minutes.
Edin Dzeko and Mohamed Salah have scored 18 goals between them this season, more than 12 Serie A teams have scored.
4. Andrea Belotti (Torino) – 6 goals in 437 minutes.
Andrea Belotti is the youngest player among the top-5 Euro leagues who has had a hand in 8+ goals this season. [ OptaPaolo ]
3. Mario Balotelli (Nice) – 6 goals in 419 minutes.
100% of Mario Balotell’s league goals this season have been scored at Nice’s home ground, Allianz Riviera.
2. Mohamed Salah (Roma) – 7 goals in 492 minutes.
Only Higuain, Icardi & Bacca have scored more Serie A goals than Mohamed Salah(22) since the 2015/16 season. [Squawka]
1. Anthony Modeste (FC Cologne) – 8 goals in 431 minutes.
Anthony Modeste has scored 13 goals for FC Cologne in 12 games across all competitions this season.
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