Manchester United‘s Marcus Rashford is a goal behind Braga’s Vitinha in the list of top scorers in the ongoing UEFA Europa League (UEL) competition.
Naija News understands that Vítor Oliveira (Vitinha) netted four goals for his side, standing out as the top leading goal scorer in the competition.
With a game to spare for the clubs, the likes of Rashford, Michy Batshuayi of Fenerbahce and Michael Gregoritsch of Freiburg have all scored three goals each to lead their club to the knockout round of the competition.
Recall that Arsenal, Fenerbahçe, Ferencváros, Freiburg, Manchester United, PSV Eindhoven, Real Betis, Real Sociedad, Rennes and Union SG have all qualified for the knock-out stages with one game to spare after this week’s Europa League match-day five fixtures.
See below the top scorers in the 2022/23 Europa League so far:
4 goals – Vitinha (Braga)
3 goals – Michael Gregoritsch (Freiburg), Cody Gakpo (PSV), Victor Boniface (Union SG), Marcus Rashford (Man United), Martin Terrier (Rennes), Santiago Giménez (Feyenoord), Wissam Ben Yedder (Monaco), Gustav Isaksen (Midtjylland), Kristoffer Zachariassen (Ferencváros), and Michy Batshuayi (Fenerbahçe).
Most assists so far in 2022/2023 Europa League:
5 assists – Evander (Midtjylland)
4 assists – Anastasios Bakasetas (Trabzonspor)
3 assists – Diego Rossi (Fenerbahçe), Cody Gakpo (PSV) and Lorenzo Pellegrini (Roma).
The Europa League group stage match-day six will commence on November 3, Naija News understands.