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2020/21 Premier League top scorers: Golden Boot race standings

By Squawka News

Published: 10:00, 14 January 2021

The 2020/21 Premier League season is nearing its halfway stage and the Golden Boot race has been as exciting as ever.

In what may not be a surprise to many, Mohamed Salah currently leads the charge after scoring 13 goals in his opening 15 appearances for Liverpool this season, however, the gap to his nearest rival has closed to just one.

Son Heung-min scored his 12 goal of the season in Tottenham’s win over Leeds, kicking off the New Year in fine fashion to move one clear of four players on 11.

Last season’s winner Jamie Vardy is one of that quartet, but the Englishman had number 12 taken away from him in Leicester’s recent 2-2 draw with Man Utd, instead awarded as an own goal. Vardy is joined on 11 by Bruno Fernandes, Dominic Calvert-Lewin and Harry Kane, who recently netted against Fulham.

Paying that group close attention are the likes of Callum Wilson and Patrick Bamford, while Marcus Rashford and Wilfried Zaha aren’t out of contention either.

Return here throughout the season to see just how the race for the 2020/21 Premier League Golden Boot pans out…

Premier League top goalscorers: 2020/21 season | EPL

Players with the same amount of goals are ranked by fewer minutes played. List correct as of 10:00 14/01/2021.

Position Player Goals xG Minutes Played
1st Mohamed Salah 13 8.98 1,259
2nd Son Heung-min 12 5.83 1,440
3rd Jamie Vardy 11 11.62 1,213
4th Bruno Fernandes 11 8.46 1,391
5th Dominic Calvert-Lewin 11 9.84 1,407
6th Harry Kane 11 9.36 1,521
7th Patrick Bamford 10 11.11 1,459
8th Callum Wilson 8 8.71 1,330
9th Wilfried Zaha 8 5.52 1,341
10th Alexandre Lacazette 7 6.16 867

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