Villarreal forward Paco Alcácer and Wolfsberg midfielder Michael Liendl are setting the early pace for UEFA Europa League goal bets after both scoring goals in the second match of Matchday 2'.
Alcácer shot twice as a substitute in the 70th minute last week and managed to do it better with a 3-1 win in Qarabağ', coming from the bench with 16 minutes left to put his team ahead and buried the additional time penalty.
The Spanish player conceded his four goals in just 36 minutes, compared to Liendl''s 180 minutes, which led his gang to four in Wolfsberg''s 4-1 win over Feyenoord'.
2020/21 Europa League top scorers
4 Paco Alcacer (Villarreal)
4 Michael Liendl (Wolfsberg)
3 Elvis Manu (Ludogorets)
3 Yusuf Yazici (LOSC Lille)
3 Munas Dabbur (Hoffenheim)
3 Pizza (Benfica)
3 Mohamed Elyounoussi (Celtic)
3 Darwin Nuñez (Benfica)
Players at the level related to goals scored are ranked first by assists, then by least minutes played.
2020/21 Europa League stats
Europa League top scorer by season (from group stage to final)
2019/20 Bruno Fernandes (Sporting CP and Manchester United) – 8
2018/19 Olivier Giroud (Chelsea) – 11
2017/18 Ciro Immobile (Lazio), Aritz Aduriz (Athletic) – 8
2016/17 Edin Džeko (Rome) and Giuliano (Zenit) – 8
2015/16 Aritz Aduriz (Athletics Club) – 10
2014/15 Alan (Salzburg) and Romelu Lukaku (Everton) – 8
2013/14 Jonathan Soriano (Salzburg) – 8
2012/13 Libor Kozak (Lazio) – 8
2011/12 Radamel Falcao (Atlético Madrid) – 12
2010/11 Radamel Falcao (Porto) – 17
2009/10 Óscar Cardozo (Benfica) and Claudio Pizarro (Werder Bremen) – 9
All-time Europa League top scorer