fitness_web_5

20 strikers with the best scoring performance in the Premier League

24 Feb 2022 | 09:37 | Football

There have been many legendary goalscorers in the Premier League over the past three decades. So who has the highest scoring performance?

The finish has become Henry’s trademark

Let’s take a look at the 20 players who have scored the most goals in Premier League history up to this point, to then sort them by scoring performance from low to high.
- Football

 10. Romelu Lukaku (Games: 269, Goals: 118, Goals per game: 0.44): Despite a disappointing performance at Chelsea, the Belgian star is still on this list.

- Football

 9. Jimmy Floyd Hasselbaink (Games: 288, Goals: 127, Goals Per Game: 0.44): Hasselbaink is one of Chelsea’s most successful No 9s.

- Football

 8. Andy Cole (Games: 414, Goals: 187, Goals per game: 0.45): Cole and Dwight Yorke created the most powerful killer duo in the Premier League.

- Football

 7. Michael Owen (Games: 326, Goals: 150, Goals Per Game: 0.46): Owen may have been disappointing at Real Madrid, but in the Premier League, he really exploded.

- Football

 6. Jamie Vardy (Games: 261, Goals: 127, Goals Per Game: 0.49): Vardy is a late bloomer, but has kept his top scorer ability for a long time.

- Football

 5. Robin van Persie (Games: 280, Goals: 144, Goals per game: 0.51): Whether in Arsenal or Man Utd, Persie is very explosive.

- Football

 4. Alan Shearer (Number of matches: 441, Goals: 260, Goals per game: 0.59): Shearer is an outstanding striker that England was fortunate to produce.

- Football

 3. Harry Kane (Number of matches: 267, Goals: 173, Goals per game: 0.65): Kane is the leader of Tottenham and the current England national team.

- Football

 2. Sergio Aguero (Number of matches: 275, Goals: 184, Goals per game: 0.67): Aguero is a legend of Man City, the foundation for a green empire at Etihad.

- Football

 1. Thierry Henry (Games: 258, Goals: 175, Goals per game: 0.68): It may be a long time before the Gunners have a killer striker like the Son of the Wind.

Top from 20-10 include:

20. Steven Gerrard
Matches: 504
Goals: 120
Goals Per Game: 0.24

19. Frank Lampard
Matches: 609
Goals: 177
Goals Per Game: 0.29

18. Jermain Defoe
Matches: 496
Goals: 162
Goals Per Game: 0.33

17. Dwight Yorke
Matches: 375
Goals: 123
Goals Per Game: 0.33

16. Nicolas Anelka
Matches: 364
Goals: 125
Goals Per Game: 0.34

15. Teddy Sheringham
Matches: 418
Goals: 146
Goals Per Game: 0.35

14. Robbie Keane
Matches: 349
Goals: 126
Goals Per Game: 0.36

13. Wayne Rooney
Matches: 491
Goals: 208
Goals Per Game: 0.42

12. Les Ferdinand
Matches: 351
Goals: 149
Goals Per Game: 0.42

11. Robbie Fowler
Match Count: 379
Goals: 163
Goals Per Game: 0.43

tcecsport
WE EDUCATE AND INSPIRE THROUGH ATHLETICS

© 2021 University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Athletics