Lewandowski tops as Ronaldo fails to make list of 2021 top 10 highest goalscorers in Europe

Lewandowski tops as Ronaldo fails to make list of 2021 top 10 highest goalscorers in Europe

- Robert Lewandowski has scored 14 goals this year for Bayern Munich

- The Polish striker is topping the list of highest goalscorers in Europe

- Barcelona captain Lionel Messi is occupying third position on the list

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Man of the moment Robert Lewandowski who currently plays for German and European champions Bayern Munich has emerged the leading scorer in Europe this year with 14 goals after 11 games.

Robert Lewandowski has, for the past three seasons, been in spectacular form for Bayern Munich scoring good goals for the German giants which helped them to win the Champions League last season.

Bayern Munich were superb in their campaign last term in the Champions League beating the likes of Barcelona before lifting the title after defeating Paris Saint-Germain.

On the list of highest goalscorers in Europe for 2021, English forward Charlie Wyke who currently plays for Sunderland is occupying second position with 13 goals after 15 games.

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Surprisingly, Cristiano Ronaldo is not on the list of top 10 scorers in Europe in 2021, while his biggest rival Lionel Messi is occupying third with 12 goals after 10 games.

Below are the top 10 highest goalscorers in Europe in 2021 according to UK Sun:

Robert Lewandowski with 14 goals in 11 games

Charlie Wyke with 13 goals in 15 games

Lionel Messi with 12 goals in 10 games

Andre Silva with 10 goals in 10 games

Alexander Isak with 9 goals in 8 games

Erling Haaland with 9 goals in 11 games

Teemu Pukki with 9 goals in 11 games

Ivan Toney with 9 goals in 11 games

Gundogan with 9 goals in 13 games

Luis Suarez with 9 goals in 13 games

Robert Lewandowski, Ronaldo and Lionel Messi.
Robert Lewandowski, Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi in action. Photo by MIGUEL MEDINA, CHRISTOF STACHE, JOSEP LAGO
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Earlier, Legit.ng had reported how Barcelona captain Lionel Messi was on the score sheet in their 1-1 draw against Cadiz in La Liga fixture and that goal means he has only failed to find the back of the net against eight teams he has met.

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The Catalan giants would have themselves to blame as they allowed 28-year-old midfielder Alex Fernandez grab the equalizer late in the game at Camp Nou.

Barcelona were first handed a penalty in the 31st minute after Isaac Carcelen from Cadiz tripped Pedri in which Lionel Messi stepped forward to score the goal a minute later.

They were heading for a win before Clement Lenglet's dangerous play against Ruben Sobrino gifted the visitors a penalty in the 89th minute which was scored to give them a point.

Ibitoye Shittu is an award winning Sports Journalist with more than 10 years experience in News-writing, reporting and Public Relation. He is an HND and B.SC holder of Mass Communication and can be reached on Twitter @Ibishittu

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