5 Leading Scorers In UEFA Europa League History

The UEFA Europa League is the second-most prestigious cup competition in Europe. Sure, it does not have the glitz and glamor of the UEFA Champions League, but the competition has never had any shortage of star power. Barcelona, Manchester United, Liverpool — some of the biggest teams in Europe have vied for the prestigious trophy since the competition’s rebranding in 2009, gifting fans unforgettable matches and iconic performances.

Today, we will look at some players who have consistently produced the goods in the Europa League, scoring a bucketload of goals. Continue reading the meet the five leading scorers in the competition’s history.

#5 Munas Dabbur – 24 Goals

Munas Dabbur Scored 8 Goals In 10 Games In 2018-19

Shabab Al-Ahli center-forward Munas Dabbur has scored 24 goals in 49 matches in the UEFA Europa League. Dabbur also has nine assists to his name.

The 31-year-old, who has represented Maccabi Tel Aviv, RB Salzburg, Sevilla, and Hoffenheim in the competition, was at his explosive best in the 2018-19 season. Dabbur played 10 games that season, scoring eight times and providing an assist.

#4 Romelu Lukaku – 24 Goals

Romelu Lukaku Has Scored 4 Goals For AS Roma In The Europa League This Season

Romelu Lukaku, who is currently playing for AS Roma on loan from Chelsea, is the fourth name on the list. The Belgium international has scored an impressive 24 goals and provided eight assists in 38 Europa League appearances.

Lukaku has represented Anderlecht, Everton, Inter Milan, and AS Roma in the competition. The 2014-15 campaign has thus far been his best in the competition, with him scoring eight times and claiming two assists in nine matches for Everton.

#3 Aritz Aduriz – 26 Goals

Aritz Aduriz Was Europa League’s Top Scorer On A Couple Of Seasons

Athletic Bilbao legend Aritz Aduriz scored 26 goals in 39 UEFA Europa League games before hanging up his boots in May 2020. The former Spain international represented only two clubs in the…

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Author : Sushan Chakraborty

Publish date : 2023-12-01 07:47:23

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