Here are the 10 Best Attackers in ISL…
The Indian Super League has been graced by some of the world’s best attackers. Contributing in goals and assists for their teams, Alessandro Del Piero, Luis Garcia, Robbie Keane, Diego Forlan etc. have all played for various clubs in the league. However, there are some other names who might not be as popular on the global level. But they have certainly impacted the way the league has shaped in the last 6 years.
Let’s take a look at the best attackers in ISL…
Everton Santos – 12 goal contributions
The Brazilian forward played in the ISL between 2017-2019 for Mumbai City and ATK. He featured in a total of 34 matches in the league in which he made a total of 12 goal contributions to his team. With six goals and six assists, he comes at no. 10 on the list of best attackers in ISL.
Hugo Boumous – 13 goal contributions
Ranked no.9 in the list of best attackers in ISL is Hugo Boumous. The 24-year old French midfielder was the first player in the ISL history to have been awarded a 3-year contract by his club. He joined the Gaurs in the January transfer window of the 2017-2018 season. Since then he has made 13 goal contributions for FC Goa, scoring 6 and providing 7 assists.
Edu Garcia – 14 goal contributions
The Spanish forward is no.8 on the list of best attackers in ISL. Garcia made his ISL debut for Bengaluru FC in the 2017-2018 season, scoring 2 goals and 5 assists. He then joined ATK a year later. Since then, the forward has made a total of 14 contributions scoring a total of seven goals and seven assists in the league so far.
Jonathan Lucca – 14 goal contributions
The Brazilian midfielder played in the ISL from 2015-2018. He made his league debut for FC Goa scoring 3 goals and providing 2 assists. He played a total of 50 matches in the ISL since then, Lucca has been involved in 9 assists and 5 goals hence ranked no.7 in the list of best attackers in ISL.
Jackichand Singh – 16 goal contributions
The 27-year-old Indian midfielder has played for 4 different clubs in the ISL. Making his ISL debut for FC Pune City in 2015, he scored just one goal. The following year he moved to Mumbai City FC where his poor form continued as he scored just one goal for the Islanders as well. The next season he was signed by Kerala Blasters FC for whom he scored 2 goals and 3 assists. He has been with FC Goa since the 2018-2019 season and now has a total goal contribution of eight goals and eight assists in the league, ranking him no.6 on the list of best attackers in ISL.
Udanta Singh – 17 goal contributions
Udanta has been a Bengaluru FC player since 2014. Mumbai City FC took him on a loan in the 2016 season, however, he could not perform there as he had no goal contributions to his name. He returned to the ISL with Bengaluru FC and has been an instrumental player for them, in their title charge as well. He has 10 assists and 7 goals since then and is ranked no.5 in the list of best attackers in the ISL.
Manuel Lanzarote – 26 goal contributions
Manuel Lanzarote is ranked no.4 in the 10 best attackers in ISL. The 35-year old Spanish midfielder had been around only during the 2017-2019 seasons. In his debut season playing for the Gaurs, he was in tremendous form, scoring 13 goals and making 6 assists. He then moved to ATK, were played his last season scoring 5 goals and registering 2 assists. His glorious 2 seasons rank him no.4 in our best attackers in ISL list.
Iain Hume – 36 goal contributions
The Canadian striker was one of ISL’s best player for 5 years. He is ranked no.3 in the best attackers in ISL due to his magnificent record in the league. He featured in a total of 69 matches in the ISL, scoring 28 goals and registering 8 assists. 2015 was his best season as he scored 11 goals and 4 assists for ATK which included 2 hat-tricks.
Marcelo Pereria 26 goals 16 assists 42
The Brazilian forward has made a name for himself in the ISL. He made his debut in the 2016 season and has averaged atleast 10 goal contributions each season. In his first season playing for Delhi Dynamos, he scored 10 goals and registered 5 assists and was also the top scorer of the league that season. He kept his work rate high and since then he has scored a total of 26 goals and registered 16 assists and is without doubt on the 2nd spot of the best attackers in ISL.
Ferran Corominas – 48 goal contributions
Rightly deserving of the no.1 spot of the best attacker in ISL. The Spanish forward has been involved in 48 goal contributions in the league since making his debut in the 2017 season. In only 2 years he found the very top of the goal-scoring and attackers hence registering his name in the record books. He was awarded the golden boot in the first two seasons after registering 18 goals and 5 assists in his first season and 16 goals and 7 assists in the second.
With players like Ferran, Marcelo, Udanta, Jackichand and Edu Garcia still playing in the league. It will be interesting to watch their rivalry in the upcoming seasons.