Europa League top scorers: Rangers defender goes clear at the top

Rangers defender James Tavernier has moved ahead of Lyon forward Karl Toko Ekambi and Braga’s Galeno at the top of the Europa League top scorers’ chart. 

Tavenier. the only member of the leading trio still in the competition, continued with his form in front of goal as he opened the scores in Rangers’ surprise 2-1 win over RB Leipzig in the semi-final second leg on Thursday. 

All of the defender’s seven goals have come in the knockout rounds, including scoring twice as the Scottish club knocked out Braga in the quarter-finals. 

Here are the current top scorers;

  • 6 Karl Toko Ekambi (Lyon)
  • 6 James Tavernier (Rangers)
  • 6 Galeno (Braga/Porto)
  • 5 Daichi Kamada (Frankfurt)
  • 5 Patson Daka (Leicester)
  • 4 Ricardo Horta (Braga)
  • 4 Moussa Diaby (Leverkusen)
  • 4 Borja Iglesias (Betis)
  • 4 Mislav Oršić (Dinamo Zagreb)
  • 4 Alfredo Morelos (Rangers)
  • 4 Aleksandr Sobolev (Spartak Moskva)
  • 4 Ciro Immobile (Lazio)
  • 4 Victor Osimhen (Napoli)
  • 4 Arkadiusz Milik (Marseille)
  • 4 Eljif Elmas (Napoli)

In terms of assists, Frankfurt’s Filip Kostić is still out on his own at the top of the charts with five, and with a chance of adding to his tally.

He is one ahead of Florian Wirtz, Ricardo Horta, and Iuri Medeiros, with all players not in the competition anymore. 

  • 5 Filip Kostić (Frankfurt)
  • 4 Florian Wirtz (Leverkusen)
  • 4 Ricardo Horta (Braga)
  • 4 Iuri Medeiros (Braga)
  • 3 Joe Aribo (Rangers)
  • 3 Pablo Fornals (West Ham)
  • 3 Kelechi Iheanacho (Leicester)
  • 3 Aleksandr Golovin (Monaco)
  • 3 Andrea Petagna (Napoli)
  • 3 Mario Götze (PSV Eindhoven)
  • 3 Sergio Canales (Betis)
  • 3 Victor Moses (Spartak Moskva)
  • 3 Nabil Fekir (Betis)
  • 3 Moussa Diaby (Leverkusen)

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