Title race is not the only race heating up right now. We are also set for a neck-to-neck finish in the Golden Boot race with Sergio Aguero on 18 and Mo Salah on 17 goals. Back from his injury, Harry Kane is also fighting for the third Golden Boot in four years as the Englishman currently sits in the 3rd position with 16 goals.
It was Lukaku’s time to shine for Manchester United in the last week or so as Rashford seemed to have taken backseat. The youngster failed to score against Liverpool and Southampton despite playing for 90 minutes and was used for just 13 minutes against Crystal Palace. But with 9 goals and 6 assists in the league, those below him will have to try harder to get the 5th place away from him.
Aubameyang is a proven goal scorer and a 15-20 goals per season is not a big deal for him. And that has been the case this season as well with the Gabon international scoring 16 goals in 28 Premier League appearances so far. But he missed a crucial penalty against Tottenham at the death as the Gunners dropped two crucial points in the top-four race. So despite his 16 goals so far, he could still finish with nothing at the end of the season if he doesn’t find his scoring shoes soon. After all, Auba has scored just one goal since the start of February.
Mo Salah was definitely not a one season wonder and he proved it with 17 goals in the league so far. But is he capable of scoring under the pressure of the title race? So far, NO! The Egyptian missed a glorious opportunity to score against Everton and was ineffective against Manchester United and even against Watford in Liverpool’s 5-0 victory. Salah has now not scored a goal since 9th February and that has made things difficult for the Reds.
It might look like a very big leap for Harry Kane after returning from the injury only a few days ago. But the Englishman has scored 2 goals in three league games since his return and the horrible form of Mo Salah has also helped his cause to sneak in the second position. Kane scored on his return against Burnley but could not win the game for the Spurs and was ineffective against Chelsea as well. But the King of the North London Derby did not make any mistake from the spot against Arsenal to grab a point for the Lilywhites. With 16 goals to his name, the striker is back in the race for the Golden Boot and might as well have a say in the top-four race.
This guy is the top the rankings and rightly so. Sergio Aguero is single-handedly changing the landscape of the Premier League title race with his timely goals. After his hat-tricks against Arsenal and Chelsea, the Argentine scored the only goal of the game against West Ham, converting the spot-kick without any pressure. Aguero now leads the race for the Golden Boot with 18 goals and if he continues in the same fashion, Golden Boot and the EPL title, both will be in his pocket at the end of the season.
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