Below, a thread to explore the top five scorers in each of the first 10 Serie A TIM clubs to date (Pre-Matchday 24); Juventus, Napoli, Inter, Milan, Atalanta, Roma, Lazio, Torino, Sampdoria, and Fiorentina.
The current league-leading scorers are:
1️⃣ Cristiano Ronaldo (18)
2️⃣ Duvan Zapata (16)
3️⃣ Fabio Quagliarella (16)
4️⃣ Krzysztof Piatek (15)
5️⃣ Arkadiusz Milik (12)
Cristiano Ronaldo leads the race for the Capocannoniere award in his first season in Italy – as expected – whilst Paulo Dybala struggles to find continuity; the 🇦🇷 had scored 14 at this point last season.
Cristiano Ronaldo: 18 goals + 8 assists
Mario Mandžukić: 8 goals + 5 assists
Paulo Dybala: 2 goals + 6 assists
Federico Bernardeschi: 2 goals + 2 assists
Blaise Matuidi: 2 goals + 2 assists
Arkadiusz Milik finally achieving his potential under Carlo Ancelotti in a 4-4-2 formation as Dries Mertens shares the spoils; the 🇵🇱 scored only 5 Serie A TIM goals all of last season (was injured for a large portion of the season), whilst the 🇧🇪 had 14 at this point last season.
Arkadiusz Milik: 12 goals + 1 assist
Dries Mertens: 8 goals + 7 assists
Lorenzo Insigne: 8 goals + 5 assists
Fabián Ruiz: 3 goals +1 assist
Piotr Zieliński: 3 goals
Mauro Icardi continues to command the Nerazzurri’s attack force, with the club’s other attackers following. The 🇦🇷 former captain is in his sixth season with the club; he had scored double the amount of goals (18) at this point last season.
Mauro Icardi: 9 goals + 2 assists
Keita Baldé: 4 goals + 3 assists
Lautaro Martínez: 4 goals + 1 assist
Ivan Perišić: 3 goals + 2 assists
Matteo Politano: 2 goals + 3 assists
Suso continues to lead the chart in assists – despite not picking one up since Matchday 11 – whilst Krzysztof Piatek is filling Gonzalo Higuain’s shoes without an issue. For Genoa and the Rossoneri, the 🇵🇱 has 15 Serie A TIM goals this season.
Suso: 5 goals + 8 assists
Patrick Cutrone: 3 goals + 2 assists
Franck Kessié: 3 goals + 2 assists
Giacomo Bonaventura: 3 goals + 1 assists
Krzysztof Piątek: 2 goals
A breakout season for Duvan Zapata sees Gian Piero Gasperini’s side in contention for a European spot this season. The 🇨🇴 has 21 goals in all competitions; it is his best season of professional football to date.
Duvan Zapata 16 goals + 4 assists
Josip Iličić: 7 goals + 4 assists
Papu Gomez: 5 goals +8 assists
Gianluca Mancini: 3 goals + 1 assist
Hans Hateboer: 4 goals + 4 assists
Certainly one of the more surprising lists as Edin Dzeko – the Giallorossi’s leading scorer over the past few seasons – ranks third. Il Faraone leads the way as he looks set to have his best scoring record since the 2012/13 season; Serbian defender Aleksandar Kolarov is showing that he still has a lot to offer with that rocket of a left-foot.
Stephan ElShaarawy: 8 goals + 2 assists
Aleksandar Kolarov: 6 goals + 1 assist
Edin Dzeko: 5 goals + 3 assists
Bryan Cristante: 4 goals + 3 assists
Cengiz Ünder: 3 goals + 6 assists
Ciro Immobile continues to be in the spotlight for the Biancocelesti 🦅. However, last seasons top scorers are struggling to find the back of the net this season: Lazio have just 32 ⚽️ from 23 matches (AVG of 1.39/match) in the Serie A TIM.
Ciro Immobile: 11 goals + 2 assists
Joaquin Correa: 3 goals +4 assist
Marco Parolo: 3 goals + 2 assists
Felipe Caicedo: 3 goals + 1 assist
Sergej Milinkovic-Savic: 3 goals + 1 assist
Il Gallo 🐓 is having another proper season for I Granata. Andrea Belotti has not been able to hit his highs of the 2016/17 season – where he scored 26 goals in 35 matches – but he still leads the lines for the club.
Andrea Belotti: 7 goals + 2 assists
Iago Falque: 3 goals + 4 assists
Daniele Baselli: 3 goals + 1 assist
Cristian Ansaldi: 2 goals + 2 assists
Tomás Rincon: 2 goals + 1 assist
Fabio Quagliarella seems to age like fine wine 🍷 as the striker continues to be more and more prolific in front of goal. The now 36-year-old 🇮🇹 has 62 goals for the Blucerchiati in three years and is a threat to every club he faces.
Fabio Quagliarella: 16 goals + 6 assists
Grégoire Defrel: 6 goals + 2 assists
Gianluca Caprari: 5 goals + 2 assists
Gastón Ramirez: 4 goals+ 4 assists
Riccardo Saponara: 2 goals + 4 assists
Although Marco Benassi leads the scoring from midfield, this Fiorentina attack is one of the brightest in the Serie A TIM. Acquiring Luis Muriel was just another cherry on top of the icing 🍒.