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The best strikers in the UEFA Europa League 2021/22

Do you love watching and betting on football tournaments? If yes, then we are sure you are looking out for the best players of the Europa League 2021/22. In that case, we are here to guide you. Keep reading to learn more!

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The UEFA Europa League is one of the biggest football competitions each season and it brings much excitement from all over the world. From 8 to 80, fans of all ages enjoy watching the Europa League. And who can blame them, as to clubs from throughout Europe compete each year and they boast some of the best players in the world. 

Besides watching the competition, fans also love gambling on the games at the most popular Europa League betting sites. The most common wagers are placed on which team will win the competition outright or who’ll triumph in a particular match, however, people also like to bet on the individual players. Now, if you are planning to put your bet on Europa League players to predict who’ll finish as the tournaments top scorer, then you need to be aware of which strikers are likely to be in the running. So to help you, here we look at 10 of the best strikers in the Europa League and much more….

Europa League Competition History and Format

The Europa League was initially known as the UEFA Cup since it’s formation in 1971 but was renamed in 2009. The rebranding introduced an enlarged competition format with an expanded group stage. Teams play qualifying rounds in the summer before the group stages are finalised, with 32 clubs competing from that point on. 

The group stage consists of a total of 8 groups belonging to 4 different teams. Each club plays against one another with the top two progressing to the knockout stages. The second runner-up teams drop down to play in the UEFA Conference League. The overall winner of the Europa League final secures a place in the following seasons Champions League. 

The Best Top Strikers in History of UEFA Europa League

Now let’s talk about those strikers who will always be remembered for their goalscoring exploits in the Europa League. 

  • Radamel Falcao: Falcao has appeared in just 31 matches but scored an incredible 30 goals, which is the best return from a striker in the UEFA Europa League so far. He has also won the top scorer award twice. Firstly with FC Porto and then with Atletico Madrid. 
  • Aritz Aduriz: He is another fantastic striker who has scored 28 goals for the Basque team in just 40 appearances. It is no surprise that Aritz is the second-best striker on this list because he was also the top scorer in the 2015/16 season.
  • Munas Dabbur: With 24 goals in just 52 appearances, Dabbur is the next striker on the all-time list.  He might not be that famous otherwise, but his capabilities as a striker cannot be ignored.
  • Kevin Gameiro: Gameiro has a goal record of 24 within 54 appearances. The Frenchman’s goals have helped win the Europa League a staggering four times – 3 with Sevilla and once with Atletico Madrid. 
  • Carlos Bacca: Carlos has hit 23 goals in 56 games. He has played for various teams, including Villareal and Sevilla.

The Top Goal Scorers List for the 2021/22 UEFA Europa League

The 2021/22 Europa League has been one of the most captivating seasons of the tournament. If you have been watching the matches regularly, you might already know who the game’s top scorers are. But in case you missed it, here is a list of this seasons top scorers:

Total Number of Goals Name Team
6 Karl Toko Ekambi Lyon
6 Galeno Braga/Porto
5 Patson Daka Leicester
4 Aleksandr Sobolev Spartak Moskva
4 Victor Osimhen Napoli
4 Arkadiusz Milik Marseille
4 Eljif Elmas Napoli
3 Florian Wirtz Leverkusen
3 Moussa Diaby Leverkusen
3 Borja Iglesias Real Betis
3 Ricardo Horta Braga
3 Alfredo Morelos Rangers
3 Said Benrahma West Ham
3 Mislav Oršić Dinamo Zagreb
3 Islam Slimani Lyon
3 Robert Andrich Leverkusen
3 Tiquinho Soares Olympiacos
3 Mbwana Ally Samatta Antwerp
3 Alexander Isak Real Sociedad
3 Ciro Immobile  Lazio
3 Mbwana Ally Samatta Antwerp
3 Youssef El-Arabi  Olympiacos
3 Mikel Oyarzabal Real Sociedad
3 Daichi Kamada Frankfurt
3 Bruno Petković Dinamo Zagreb

UEFA Europa League Goalscorer Betting Tips

Besides disclosing the name of the top scorers, we have also shared a few Europa League betting tips with you. Have a look:

  • We predict that Lazio’s early season form won’t continue and they’ll struggle to progress past FC Porto in the knockout stages. 
  • Even though Erling Haaland is absent due to injury, Dortmund could still turn things around to beat Rangers despite losing the first leg.
  • Both Barcelona and Napoli are capable of cancelling each other out. Barcelona were held to a 1-1 draw in the first leg but are more than capable of getting a result in Naples. 

Conclusion

The Europa League is getting fiercer with each passing match as we head into the business end of the competition. Several top clubs are still competing for the trophy so it’s going to be interesting to see who comes out on top in May. 

If you plan to place your bets on who’ll win the Europa League, it’s high time you do it before the odds change. Remember, you check the bet odds, decide your value bet effectively, and apply the right strategies before placing your bet. 

So which team are you supporting in Europa League 2021/22? Who do you think will finish as top scorer this year?

Author’s Bio

Rebecca Martin is an expert in football gambling who has been involved with this evolving industry for a decade now. She knows what tips and strategies work the best for a bettor to win. Being an avid football watcher, she is always up-to-date about all that is going around in football tournaments. Rebecca conducts live sessions to enlighten the audience about the current football updates. She also likes writing blogs and articles to share her knowledge and help the gambler win hassle-free!

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