The Golden Boot 2020 is very close to being ready for a decision. With Robert Lewandowski already out of the game, there are two aspirants to achieve the much-desired individual award. Ciro Immobile, a great favorite after the Serie A match played on Wednesday, and Cristiano Ronaldo. Despite the stratospheric tip the Polish season, he scored 34 goals in 31 matches in Bundesliga he played for Bayern Munich, Wednesday Immobile has managed to overtake with his 35th goal in the Serie A.
Before starting the penultimate round in Italy, with Juventus already champion for the ninth consecutive season and Lazio qualified for the Champions League 12 years later, Immobile tied, with 34 goals, with Lewandowski as the top scorer on the European continent. Ronaldo, meanwhile, started three goals from both, after scoring a goal and missing a penalty last weekend against Sampdoria.
Immobile scores, Cristiano loses
After trying again and again against Brescia, Immobile managed in the 82nd minute a long-awaited goal that, together with the surprising defeat of Cristiano’s Juve against Cagliari (2-0), places the former Sevilla player as the sole leader of the Boot of Gold 2020
One goal away from matching Higuain’s figure for the 2015-16 season
On the other hand, the Italian is one goal away from matching Gonzalo Higuain’s mark of the 2015-16 season; when he played for the Neapolitan team. The Argentine was capocannoniere with 36 goals, the highest-scoring number in the history of Serie A.
European Golden Boot race 2020
- Ciro Immobile (Lazio) – 70 points – 35 goals
- Robert Lewandowski (Bayern Munich) – 68 points – 34 goals
- Cristiano Ronaldo (Juventus) – 62 points – 31 goals
- Timo Werner (RB Leipzig) – 56 points – 28 goals
- Lionel Messi (Barcelona) – 50 points – 25 goals
- Erling Haaland (Borussia Dortmund) – 50 points – 29 goals
- Romelu Lukaku (Inter Milan) – 46 points – 23 goals
- Jamie Vardy (Leicester City) – 46 points – 23
- Jean-Pierre Nsame (Young Boys) – 45 points – 30 goals (Coefficient- 1.5)
- Shon Weissman (Wolfsberger) – 45 points – 30 goals (Coefficient- 1.5)
- Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang (Arsenal) – 44 points – 22 goals