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Five players are currently leading the top goalscorer charts of the Europa League, of which two will not be able to add to their totals. Whereas the other three Carlos Vinicius, Paco Alcacer, and Borja Mayoral are hopeful to dominate in the coming rounds. However, only one will win, as per 2021 Europa League top scorer odds.
Online sportsbook news sites in Spain have been praising Yusuf Yazici of Lille and Pizzi Fernandes of Benfica for their performance. They both scored the most goals in Europa League as of now, but their teams bowed out in the round of 32. Thus, it remains to be seen if their stats will remain the best, or some other contenders will surpass them in the coming rounds.
There are three closest challengers including Carlos Vinicius, Paco Alcacer, and Borja Mayoral who scored 5-6 goals. They are still in contention as their teams successfully advanced to the round of 16. We look at their 2021 Europa League top scorer odds along with the two leaders Yazici and Fernandes who will not add to their totals.
Vinicius is best-placed to lead the scoring charts
Tottenham’s striker Carlos Vinicius joined on a season-long loan from Benfica. He had a great impact so far scoring six goals from seven appearances in Europa League. There are also three assists on his name. It cannot be a better season for the Brazilian given that he came into Tottenham as the deputy of the prolific striker Harry Kane.
Vinicius is considered the best-placed to overhaul the joint-leaders in the scoring charts of the Europa League. Thus, his 2021 Europa League top scorer odds stand at 3.50 according to the 32Red Sportsbook. Should he remain at such a great level, he will likely score the most at the end of the league.
Alcacer is well-known for his clinical play
Villarreal’s forward Paco Alcacer scored five goals in four appearances so far in Europa League. He is well-known for his clinical play, and for that reason, his team enjoyed some time on the top spot of La Liga this season. This is no surprise as Alcacer had a very successful journey with Dortmund for two and a half years before signing with Villarreal.
His team is about to meet against Dynamo Kyiv, a very tough game in the round of 16. Should they win, Alcacer will have a great chance to add several more goals to his name, with 17.00 odds to score the most.
Mayoral has been shining throughout the season
Roma’s player on a two-year loan Borja Mayoral immediately shined after he came from Real Madrid. He is enjoying a great goal-scoring ratio in Europa League and in Serie A. So far he scored five goals in eight appearances in Europa League. It is most likely he will score more in the upcoming rounds, with 17.00 odds to score most goals, as per online sportsbooks in Spain.
Fernandes is the top scorer but his team left the competition
The Portugal defender and Benfica captain Pizzi Fernandes is the top scorer in the competition with seven goals. He went through an impressive transition from a playmaker for several seasons to a goalscorer. However, his team left the competition in the round of 32 against Arsenal with a 4-3 on aggregate. He remains among top contenders with 6.00 odds if the other challengers fail to add goals.
Yazici scored a hat-trick twice
Lille’s Turkish midfielder Yusuf Yazici has been the headline striker in Europa League. He scored a hat-trick twice against Czech Republic’s Sparta Praha and Italy’s AC Milan in the group stage. Later, he added a seventh goal. But, similarly to Fernandes Yazici’s team dropped out of Europa League. Despite that, he is among the favorites with a 6.00 value.
If you wish to see the entire list of contenders for the Europa League top scorer, you can check out the review about 32Red Sportsbook.