La Liga Top Scorers 2021/2022September 14, 2021
Find the Spanish La Liga Top Scorers Chart for the 2021/2022 football season in Spain. The article highlights the leading goalscorers of the Primera Division.
Top Scorers Chart for La Liga 2021/2022
Top-performing players so far
1. Karim Benzema
Club: Real Madrid
Karim Benzema currently takes charge of the attacking duties at Real Madrid. The French international has been consistent with his goal-scoring form over the past two seasons.
For the 2021/2022 season, Karim Benzema started the campaign on a bright note with an unforgettable hat trick which helped Real Madrid wallop visitors Celta Vigo in matchday three.
Highpoint: Benzema scored two goals in Real Madrid’s openings matchday on the road against Alavés.
On matchday four, Benzema scored a hat trick to increase his goal-scoring tally for the new season.
2. Vinícius Júnior
Club: Real Madrid
Real Madrid youngster Vinícius Júnior is one of the fast-rising soccer players in the world.
The young Brazil attacker has been tipped to become one Real Madrid great in the nearest future with consistency on his part.
For the 2021/2022 season, Vinicius Junior had already scored four goals in four La Liga matches even as the Brazilian eyes the top scorer’s award.
The Brazilian scored in Real Madrid’s opening day clash with Alavés followed by another double in the second matchday against Levante.
Vinícius Júnior was also on target as Real Madrid hosted Celta Vigo on matchday three.
3. Mikel Oyarzabal
Club: Real Sociedad
Mikel Oyarzabal has been consistent over the past couple of seasons for Real Sociedad.
Oyarzabal started the new campaign on a fine note with a brilliant display on the first matchday.
The 24-year was on target as Real Sociedad lost on the road to Barcelona.
His brilliant form was extended unto the next game even as his lone goal secured three points for the club.
In matchday four clash against Cadiz CF, Mikel Oyarzabal provided the two goals for Real Sociedad to continue the season on a fine note despite started poorly on the road against Barcelona.
4. Carlos Soler
Club: Valencia CF
Carlos Soler is one of Valencia CF top performing players over the last couple of seasons.
The Spanish professional football was noticed during his onslaught last season against Real Madrid where he scored twice against the Los Blancos.
In the race for the La Liga top scorers award, Carlos Soler scored the only goal in Valencia’s opening day win against Getafe.
The 24-year old Spanish midfielder scored in three consecutive matches to further increase his goal tally at the top of the scorer’s chart to three goals in four matches.
He was also instrumental in scoring two goals to help Spain during the FIFA World Cup qualifiers against Sweden and Kosovo.
Carlos Soler is one of the big players in the race for the Spanish La Liga top scorers award for the 2021/2022 season.
5. Ángel Correa
Club: Atlético Madrid
Ángel Correa has been in fine form since the commencement of the new Primera Division campaign.
The Argentine professional soccer player provided Atlético Madrid with two goals in the opening day win over Celta Vigo.
The 26-year old’s fine performance was justified as he could score two goals in 64 minutes to help Atlético Madrid with maximum points.
In the second matchday against Elche, Cornea’s lone goal was the decider as Atlético once again took home maximum points to stay unbeaten after four matchdays.
Correa formed a key part in Atlético Madrid’s La Liga title triumph last season.
6. Erik Lamela
Erik Lamela started on a bright note after making the switch from Premier League side Tottenham Hotspur to team up with Sevilla in the La Liga.
The 29-year old Argentine international promises Sevilla more goals even as the Seville based club continues to rub shoulders with the European elites.
Erik Lamela’s Spanish La Liga debut went well as the midfielder scored twice to help Sevilla dislodge Rayo Vallecano by three unreplied goals.
Erik Lamela’s lone goal in the Spanish league third matchdays on the road against Getafe was more than enough to hand three points to the title challengers.
In the race for the top scorer’s chart, Erik Lamela could be on his way to greatness this season and a valuable asset in the UPC UEFA Champions League fixtures.
7. Sergi Roberto
Club: FC Barcelona
Sergi Roberto has so far contributed over two goals for FC Barcelona.
The Spanish midfielder who can also be played as a full-back scored in the opening day humiliation of Real Sociedad.
Roberto was also on target during Barcelona’s matchday three 2-1 win over visitors Getafe at the Camp Nou Stadium.
8. Martin Braithwaite
Club: FC Barcelona
Martin Braithwaite seen as one of Lionel Messi’s successors at Barcelona was finally handed the opportunity to lead the attack following the departure of the Argentine.
The Danish international was on the scores sheet during Barcelona’s opening matchday win over Real Sociedad at the Camp Nou.
Braithwaite has also contributed to some of the club’s goals this season the last first three games he’d played for the club this season.
Club: Sevilla CF
Youssef En-Nesyri is a Moroccan Professional Soccer player who has spent most of his football career in Spain.
En-Nesyri is currently one of the top strikers at Sevilla. Since making the switch from Leganés to Sevilla in 2020, the Moroccan has turned out to be one of the key players up front.
En-Nesyri has scored over two goals with an assist in three La Liga matches he has featured for Sevilla this season.
The 24-year old scored in Sevilla’s 3-0 bashing of Rayo Vallecano in the opening La Liga matchday.
En-Nesyri further went on to save a point for the club in matchday three on the road against newcomers Elche.
10. Memphis Depay
Club: FC Barcelona
Nationality: Netherlands (Holland)
Memphis Depay is currently one of the top players Barcelona would rely on for goals.
The Dutch international started on a fine note by providing an assist for FC Barcelona in his debut game in an opening day win over Real Sociedad.
Memphis who was instrumental for Olympique Lyonnais in the French Ligue 1 produced a five-star performance in Barcelona draws in matchday on the road against Athletic Club Bilbao.
At home against visiting Getafe, Memphis was also on target, to send a strong message of his arrival in the Spanish football scene.
Memphis Depay is expected to continue with his fine form for the rest of the season even as Barcelona look set for a new era.
The 27-year old promises to solve the goal scoring problems encountered by the club.
These are current La Liga highest goal scorers for the 2021/2022 football season in Spain.
Who finished Spanish La Liga top scorer in 2020-2021?
Lionel Messi – 30
Gerard Moreno – 23
Karim Benzema – 23
Luis Suárez – 21
Youssef En-Nesyri – 18
Alexander Isak – 17
Iago Aspas – 14
Antoine Griezmann – 13
José Luis Morales – 13
Rafa Mir – 13
Lionel Messi powered FC Barcelona to a comfortable place in the La Liga standings at the end of last season.
Messi had been in the forefront in la Liga, delivering his best for his boyhood club.
Messi however departed Barcelona at the end of last season to team up with his new teammates at Paris Saint-Germain.
Messi has won several top scorers awards in the Spanish league and was the major Competitor to Portuguese attacker Cristiano Ronaldo who was also a key player at Real Madrid.
Moreno’s impressive season was more than enough to seal automatic Champions League spot for Villarreal CF.
His goals and contributions also helped Villarreal secure the UEFA Europa League title for the first time in the history of the club.
Moreno enjoyed a memorable campaign with Villarreal last season.
Karim Benzema was Real Madrid’s best player and top scorer at a time when the Los Blancos were facing poor performance across all competitions.
Benzema scored over 23 goals to help Real Madrid secure a favourable position as well as a Champions League spot for the 2021/2022 season.
The French international was on top of his game, helping former manager Zinedine Zidane complete his era at Real Madrid.
For the 2021/2022 season, Benzema had already begun from the position he stopped last campaign.
The French attacker scored a hat trick as Real Madrid cruised to a comfortable matchday four wins.
Luis Suárez moved from Barcelona to Atlético Madrid to become the club’s top scorers at the end of the season.
Suárez performance was also behind Atlético Madrid’s ability to win the La Liga title despite clear dominance from Real Madrid and Barcelona.
Suárez is expected to continue with his goal-scoring form in the new football season in Spain.
About the league
The Spanish La Liga or Liga Santander for sponsorship reasons or alternative Primera Division is Spain’s top-flight professional soccer league contested by 20 teams.
The league is one of the strongest and the most popular in the world alongside the Premier League, Bundesliga, Série A and Ligue 1.
To sides including Real Madrid, Barcelona, Atlético Madrid, Sevilla, Villarreal, Real Sociedad are known worldwide.
The competition in the Spanish La Liga is at a high pedestal. Top players each season battle for the top scorer’s award.
There’s also a tough competition between the Big Three” which includes Real Madrid, Barcelona and Atlético Madrid.
La Liga could be considered as the second most popular football league in the world behind the English Premier League.
La Liga has gone a long way in terms of teams that have emerged victorious on the European and world stage.
Sides like Real Madrid and Barcelona have gone on to win top European and international trophies.
About the top scorers
Follow the La Liga top scorers for the 2021/2022 football league season in Spain.