Karim Benzema has had a great start to the season, leading La Liga’s assist and goals charts early in the year. The Real Madrid striker has assumed the role of Lionel Messi as the shining star for La Liga by starting the year strongly. Look out the La Liga Top Goal Scorers in 2021/22
Real Madrid defeated Celta Vigo 5-1 thanks to the France international’s hat-trick. He also provided an assist on Vinicius Jr.’s goal. Real Madrid’s return at the Santiago Bernabeu ended with a win because of his hat-trick.
Therefore, Benzema has become the only leader in the Pichichi competition. He has scored five times in four matches, outpacing Real Sociedad’s Mikel Oyarzabal and teammate Vinicius from Real Madrid.
Benzema doesn’t just finish moves, he creates them too. The 33-year-old’s assist to Vinicius last Sunday was his fourth of the season. In total, he has been involved in nine of Real Madrid’s 13 La Liga goals this season.
The Real Madrid team has had a good start in Carlo Ancelotti’s second stint as manager. Los Blancos have won three out of four games so far, earning 10 points out of 12. Atletico Madrid and Valencia are the two teams behind Los Blancos in La Liga. Because of the delay on Saturday, both Sevilla and Barcelona are currently three points behind Real Madrid.
La Liga Top Goal Scorers in 2021/22
|K. Benzema||Real Madrid||17||11||6||35%|
|Junior Vinicius||Real Madrid||12||4||8||25%|
|Raúl de Tomás||Espanyol||12||9||3||44%|
|I. Aspas||Celta Vigo||11||5||6||39%|
|M. Depay||FC Barcelona||8||5||3||22%|
|L. Suarez||Atletico Madrid||8||4||4||21%|
|A. Correa||Atletico Madrid||8||4||4||21%|
|M. Oyarzabal||Real Sociedad||7||3||4||32%|
|Santi Mina||Celta Vigo||7||3||4||25%|
|Borja Iglesias||Real Betis||7||4||3||17%|
|Willian Jose||Real Betis||6||3||3||15%|
|R. Mir||Sevilla FC||6||4||2||18%|
|M. Asensio||Real Madrid||6||5||1||12%|
|J. L. Morales||Levante||6||1||5||29%|
|L. Ocampos||Sevilla FC||5||4||1||15%|
|Iñaki Williams||Athletic Bilbao||5||3||2||22%|
|O. Sancet||Athletic Bilbao||5||2||3||22%|