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Top 5 Finishers In The Champions League This Season

  • Who has been the best finisher in Europe this season?
Jidonu Mauyon
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Modified 20 Dec 2019, 15:38 IST

Real Madrid v Juventus - UEFA Champions League Quarter Final Second Leg
The Champions League has been really interesting this season

Hard work, pain, intense competition, difficulties, unprecedented challenges and unexpected events are those things that we meet on the way to glory. Football heroes have endured all these trials on their way to lay their hands on Europe's most coveted trophy this season.

The UEFA Champions League has been very interesting this term, with a lot of giant clashes, magical moments, disappointments, and unpredictable incidents. Despite that, we have witnessed some incredible moments, with our superstars entertaining us with their unbelievable talents. Some players have also impressed us with their amazing goalscoring exploits.

Many records have been broken and many others have been set. From Ronaldo's superb record in front of goal to Mohamed Salah's unbelievable form, many players have proved to be specialists at putting the ball into the back of the net. Various attackers have lighted up the tournament this season with their impressive and clinical statistics.

In fact, there have been many fantastic scorers in the tournament this season. However, we will take a look at the top 5 finishers in competition, putting their goals, goal ratios as well as other related stats into consideration. See them below:


5) Harry Kane

Tottenham Hotspur v Manchester City - Premier League
Harry Kane proved himself in Europe this season

Harry Kane has been one of the most consistent performers in the English Premier League for the last three years. The attacker has been scoring goals for fun in the English top flight and has won the Premier League Golden Shoe for the past 2 consecutive seasons. However, many people were underrating his amazing abilities due to the fact that he was yet to reproduce such level of performance in Europe's biggest stage.

This season, the England striker has seized the opportunity to prove his critics wrong with a lot of world-class displays in the Champions League. He led his club to the tournament and they introduced themselves in a fantastic fashion, defeating the defending champions, Real Madrid 3-1 at the Wembley Stadium. They also had a wonderful game against Juventus at the Allianz Stadium. After going 2-0 down in Italy, Harry Kane showed his class by pulling one back before Cristian Eriksen scored a fantastic free-kick to settle the contest.

This season, the English striker has shown that he is definitely one of the best finishers in the Champions League. He scored an amazing 7 goals in 7 appearances in the tournament, averaging a goal in every 90 game he played. His conversion rate has also been quite amaazing. The superstar has recorded 32 shots in the competition this term and converted 7 of them. This implies that he has a conversion rate of 21.9%. Clinical!

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Published 20 Apr 2018, 11:29 IST
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