The Indian Super League (ISL) has set the stage for some prolific goal-scorers over its six-year journey. Heading into the seventh season, right here’s an inventory of the highest strikers who’ve rattled oppositions with scorching strikes and finishes.
1. Ferran Corominas
Coro additionally holds the document of the quickest hat-trick within the ISL – in seven minutes towards Kerala Blasters in 2017. – RON GAUNT
Former Espanyol striker Ferran Corominas, ‘Coro’, is probably the most prolific striker in ISL’s historical past. In his three seasons with FC Goa, Coro grew to become the league’s top-scorer with 47 objectives from 58 matches at an astounding 0.84 objectives per sport proportion – the most effective within the ISL. Coro additionally holds the document for many objectives hit in a season – 18 in 2017/18, whereas additionally accumulating the Golden Boot twice within the 2017/18 and 2018/19 seasons. The Spaniard additionally holds the excellence of netting the quickest hat-trick within the ISL – in seven minutes towards Kerala Blasters in 2017.
2. Sunil Chhetri
Chhetri led Bengaluru FC to its maiden ISL title within the 2018/19 season. (File image) – BFC Media
India’s talisman Sunil Chhetri has additionally been one in every of ISL’s most impactful strikers. Chhetri led Bengaluru FC to its maiden ISL title within the 2018/19 season. With 39 objectives from 74 video games, he’s the main Indian goal-scorer within the league. In the 2017/18 season, the Bengaluru skipper was awarded the ‘Hero of the League’ title for his 14 objectives – probably the most by an Indian in an ISL season.
Marcelinho, who has joined Odisha FC from Hyderabad this season, has probably the most assists – 18 – within the match’s historical past. – TWITTER/ISL
Brazilian striker Marcelo Pereira, also called Marcelinho, is among the most versatile forwards to have featured within the ISL. Marcelinho completed his maiden season with Delhi Dynamos because the league’s top-scorer with 10 objectives and in addition had 5 assists to his title. He later represented FC Pune City (2017-19) and Hyderabad FC final season – scoring 31 objectives from 63 matches. The new Odisha FC man additionally has probably the most assists – 18 – within the match’s historical past.
4. Iain Hume
Hume’s 28 objectives from 69 matches additionally witnessed three hat-tricks – probably the most by a participant within the ISL.
Former Canadian worldwide Iain Hume represented Kerala Blasters within the inaugural ISL season earlier than profitable the title in 2016 with Atletico de Kolkata. Hume’s goal-scoring prowess was at its finest with Kolkata (18 objectives) however might solely rating six extra in his subsequent two seasons with Kerala and FC Pune City, respectively. Hume’s 28 objectives from 69 matches additionally witnessed three hat-tricks – probably the most by a participant within the ISL.
5. Bartholomew Ogbeche
Ogbeche led the Blasters unit whereas scoring 15 objectives and completed because the 2019/20 season’s joint-top scorer. – TWITTER/ISL
Bartholomew Ogbeche has set the scoresheets on hearth since his debut ISL season with NorthEast United in 2018/19. The Nigerian bettered his 12-goal tally for the Highlanders with Kerala Blasters final season. Ogbeche led the Blasters unit whereas scoring 15 objectives and completed because the season’s joint-top scorer. The 36-year-old might be gunning so as to add to his document of 27 objectives from 34 matches with Mumbai City FC this season.
6. Hugo Boumous
The 25-year-old, who will play for Mumbai City this season, has 17 assists – the second-most in ISL’s historical past. – TWITTER/ISL
Frenchman Hugo Boumous made his ISL debut within the 2017/18 season with FC Goa and in his three years with the Gaurs, grew to become one in every of its cornerstone in assault. Boumous was at his finest final season – scoring 11 objectives and offering 10 assists and was adjudged the ‘Hero of the League’ for his efficiency. The 25-year-old, who will play for Mumbai City this season, has 16 objectives to his title whereas additionally serving 17 assists – the second-most in ISL’s historical past.
7. Nerijus Valskis
Valskis was the joint-top scorer of the 2019/20 season and in addition received the Golden Boot as Chennaiyin completed runner-up. – Prashant Nakwe
Super striker Nerijus Valskis was the shifting pressure behind Chennaiyin FC’s resounding comeback beneath supervisor Owen Coyle within the 2019/20 season. In his maiden stint within the league, the Lithuanian struck the online 15 instances from 20 appearances. Valskis was the joint-top scorer of the season and in addition received the Golden Boot as Chennaiyin completed runner-up. The 33-year-old will as soon as once more be Coyle’s trump card because the pair reunites at Jamshedpur FC this season.
8. Roy Krishna
Roy Krishna was the ISL’s joint prime scorer of the 2019/20 season with 15 objectives and performed an instrumental function in ATK’s title-winning marketing campaign. – ISL Media
Fijian worldwide Roy Krishna is a potent goal-scorer wherever he goes. In his first ISL season at ATK, Krishna rampaged by way of oppositions and have become the league’s joint-top scorer with 15 objectives from 21 matches whereas additionally offering six assists. Roy was named captain within the last as ATK cruised to its third ISL title and can return as skipper of the newly-formed ATK Mohun Bagan outfit.
9. Miku Fedor Flores
Miku was an prompt success within the ISL – firing in 15 objectives in his first season with Bengaluru FC in 2017/18.
Former Venezuelan striker Miku grew to become an prompt success within the ISL – firing in 15 objectives in his first season with Bengaluru FC in 2017/18. Miku made his presence felt within the following 12 months as effectively when Bengaluru received its maiden ISL title – scoring 5 objectives and creating 4 for others in 12 matches. In his two-year ISL profession, the 35-year-old racked up 20 objectives from 32 appearances.
10. Stiven Mendoza
Mendoza led Chennaiyin to its first ISL title with an extra-minute winner towards FC Goa within the last.
Colombian star striker dazzled in ISL’s preliminary seasons. Having scored 4 objectives from 9 appearances for Chennaiyin FC in 2014, Mendoza returned after an harm layoff for a spectacular second season. Mendoza led Chennaiyin to its first ISL title with an extra-minute winner towards FC Goa within the last. During this phenomenal run, he scored 13 objectives to additionally declare the Golden Boot. The 28-year-old has 17 objectives and three assists to his title in his ISL profession.