EPL Top Scorers 2022/23: Erling Haaland Leads Charts as Harry Kane, Aleksandar Mitrovic Follow

EPL Top Scorers 2022/23: Erling Haaland Leads Charts as Harry Kane, Aleksandar Mitrovic Follow

Fred Kennedy
updated at April 12, 2023 at 8:10 PM
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  • New Manchester City striker Erling Haaland has taken an early lead in the Premier League Golden Boot race
  • The Norwegian has taken the English top-flight by storm barely weeks after his arrival from Borrusia Dortmund
  • Haaland is currently topping the top-scorers charts with six goals, having added to his tally over the weekend after he netted a hat-trick against Crystal Palace

The Premier League Golden Boot race is slowly taking shape as the league's top marksmen eye the prestigious prize.

Competition for the gong is expected to be stiff this season, with traditional challengers for the award coming up against summer arrivals.

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Erling Haaland celebrates his hat trick during the Premier League match between Manchester City and Crystal Palace at Etihad Stadium. Photo by Shaun Botterill.
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Manchester City hotshot Erling Haaland, Liverpool's Luis Diaz, and Aleksandar Mitrovic are among the new faces expected to challenge for the prize.

Mohamed Salah and Son Heung-Min, who won the award last season, will hope to successfully defend the title.

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The two footie stars secured the prestigious individual award after they both found the back of the net on 23 occasions.

Erling Haaland leads Golden Boot race after four rounds of matches

Haaland has already hit the ground running barely weeks after he made his bow in the Premier League.

The Norwegian striker is currently leading the charts with six goals to his name, with City's clash with Crystal Palace over the weekend affording him a chance to extend his tally.

The tie saw Haaland bag his first Premier League hat-trick, with the treble taking his tally to six goals.

Harry Kane is hot on his heels with four goals, having scored a brace during Tottenham Hotspur's meeting with Nottingham on Sunday.

Here are the top eight leading goalscorers in the Premier League (as at Monday, August 29):

1. Erling Haaland (Man City) - 6 goals

2. Harry Kane (Tottenham) - 4 goals

3. Aleksandar Mitrovic (Fulham) - 4 goals

4. Rodrigo (Leeds) - 4 goals

5. Luis Diaz (Liverpool) - 3 goals

6. Pascal Gross (Brighton) - 3 goals

7. Wilfried Zaha (Crystal Palace) 3 goals

8. Martin Odegaard (Arsenal) - 3 goals

Liverpool on cloud 9 as Jurgen Klopp's charges record an emphatic first win of the season

Earlier, Sports Brief reported that Liverpool finally got off the mark with a resounding win against a hapless Bournemouth at Anfield on Saturday afternoon.

A brace from Firmino and Luis Diaz and single strikes from Alexander-Arnold, Harvey Elliot, defender Van Dijk, Carvalho and an own goal from Mepham ensured the Reds recorded an emphatic first win of the campaign.

Jurgen Klopp's charges commenced the game like a house on fire, bombarding the opposition goal area as the Reds went in search of their first win of the campaign.

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Fred Kennedy has a Bachelor's degree in journalism (Daystar University), currently working as a Sports Editor. He has more than five years of experience in digital journalism.