Best Premier League strikers in 2020, Premier League top scorers

2020 has been a goal-crazy year for Premier League strikers. While the world laments over the coronavirus pandemic, these players ensured that football fans around the globe had something to cheer about during this gloomy year. Alley Sport brings you the best Premier League strikers in the calendar year of 2020.

Salah, Ings lead the way for the best Premier League strikers

Liverpool’s Mohamed Salah has unsurprisingly scored the most number of goals this season, followed by Southampton’s Danny Ings. Two Spurs players make the list.

Bruno Fernandes would have featured on the list, but the Manchester United playmaker is not a forward. Sadio Mane, Heung-Min Son, and Mohamed Salah are all not traditional strikers, but have been included because they play as forwards.

The table notes the appearances these players have made in the 2020 calendar year, the goals they have scored during that time, and their minutes per goal ratio.

RankPlayer NameTeamAppearancesGoals Minutes per Goal
1.Mohamed SalahLFC2618125
2.Danny IngsSOU2515137
3. Harry KaneTOT1814114
4. Son Heung-MinTOT2214130
5. Jamie VardyLEI2314134
6. Timo WernerCHE2514148
7. Dominic Calvert-LewinEVE2613169
8.Raul JimenezWOL2613176
9. Michail AntonioWHU2112141
10. Sadio ManeLIV2412155

This table includes appearances and goals scored in all competitions between January 1, 2020 to November 13, 2020.

The race for the golden boot this season

Best Premier League strikers in 2020, Premier League top scorers. Salah leads the race.
Salah won the 2017/18 and 2018/19 Premier League Golden Boot. (Image Credits: LFC)

The race for the Premier League golden boot is incredibly tight this season. Four players are tied at the number 1 spot, and it looks like the race for the title of Premier League’s top scorer will go down the wire this season.

Liverpool’s Mohamed Salah, Everton’s Dominic Calvert-Lewin, Tottenham Hotspurs’ Harry Kane, and Leicester City’s Jamie Vardy are all tied at the spot with 8 goals in the 2020/21 Premier League season.

Leeds United’s Patrick Bamford and Spurs’ Harry Kane share the second spot with 7 goals seach.

Looking at the stats, Mohamed Salah has undoubtedly been the best striker in the Premier League this season. The Liverpool winger has scored the most goals in the calendar year of 2020 and also leads the race for the 2020/21 Golden Boot.

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