Cristiano Ronaldo and Romelu Lukaku are set to battle for another Golden Shoe after scoring goals in the Premier League.
For the second season in a row in two different leagues, Cristiano Ronaldo and Romelu Lukaku could again fight for a golden shoe.
It was, of course, Ronaldo who won the first round after surpassing Lukaku by five goals to win the Serie A Capocannoniere Prize last season. Two attackers have since returned to the Premier League this summer. They have all made impressive starts in Europe’s strongest league and seem ready to rekindle their struggle.
Ronaldo is already the sixth top scorer after scoring a brace on his second Manchester United debut. Lukaku, on the other hand, has scored three goals in as many games at Chelsea.
That said, it looks like the duo has some healthy competition. Michail Antonio and Bruno Fernandes lead the scorers for the Premier League’s top scorers with the best goals, while Dominic Calvert-Lewin and Mason Greenwood also look good.
Top 10 top scorers in the Premier League 2021-22
|1.||Mikhail Antonio||West Ham United||4th||4th|
|2.||Bruno Fernandes||Manchester United||4th||4th|
|4th||Bricklayer green wood||Manchester United||3||3|
|6th||Said Benrahma||West Ham United||2||2|
|7th||Cristiano Ronaldo||Manchester United||1||2|
|8th.||Odsonne Edouard||Crystal palace||2||2|
|9.||Pablo Fornals||West Ham United||2||2|
|10.||Conor Gallagher||Crystal palace||2||2|
What about the league table?
While it’s just getting started, Ronaldo may already have his eye on a fourth Premier League title. The Portuguese im 4-1 win via Newcastle, Manchester United helped rise to the top of the table.
Unless Liverpool or Everton score big in the two remaining games, United should stay ahead of Chelsea this week with a superior number of goals. Gate Manchester City, Brighton and Tottenham lurk just one point behind.
At the other end of the table, Arsenal pulled out of the relegation zone after taking their first win of the season by beating Norwich City 1-0.