La Liga 2019-20: Assessing the top 5 goalscorers so far

Lionel Messi, Barcelona (Photo by Quality Sport Images/Getty Images)
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Karim Benzema, Real Madrid (Photo by Denis Doyle/Getty Images) /

2.  Luis Suarez

Luis Suarez has been a constant threat inside the box for the opposition’s defence. The Uruguayan has dominated the rivals along with Lionel Messi as the duo has formed a deadly combo in the forward line. He has scored 11 goals in 17 games this season and has 7 assists to his name. His electric runs combined with his counter-attacks has terrorized the opposition’s defence.

The Uruguayan has dominated the opposition’s defence with his aggressive style of play. Suarez has provided a supporting role to Lionel Messi as both are match-winners on their day with their respective style of play,

Together the duo has outrun the best defences with their attacking game. Luis Suarez has been a revelation for the Catalans since his arrival at Camp Nou, as the 32-year-old has threatened every opposition with his speed and electrifying pace. Luis Suarez has operated quite well in the flanks.

Though Luis Suarez had slowed down a bit mid-season because of fitness issues, he managed to regain his form. His intensity tends to lift the morale of his side as he has been the heart of the Catalans’ forward line.

3. Karim Benzema

Though the flamboyant Frenchman had slowed down a bit mid-season and faced some fitness issues the striker regained his touch by producing some decent performances. Karim Benzema has notched up 14 goals in 26 matches and has 6 assists to his name in the ongoing La Liga season.

His thrilling pace and trademark dribbles have been too hot to handle. Karim Benzema holds a very key position for Real Madrid as a striker.

The 32-year-old has been the core of Real Madrid’s forward line and is a big match player. Every team knows that the Frenchman can be a real threat with his accelerating pace and electric counter attacks. His aggressive runs and his ability to penetrate the opposition’s defence with ease has unsettled the best defensive outfits.

Zidane will be banking on his experience to produce the desired results in the season going ahead. Zinedine Zidane had lamented that it is hard to find a player of Benzema’s calibre as he is a kind of player who can outclass any opposition with his individual brilliance.

In the ongoing La Liga season, the Frenchman has registered 14 goals in 26 games with 6 assists to his name. He has scored 4 goals in 7 Champions League games.