Tuesday, June 28, 2022
728x90-EN-BENEFIT-SEASON
Bitdefender WW

Top 5 highest-scoring duos in football of the 21st century

- Advertisement -

Prolific goalscorers are found regularly, but the situation wherein two players are found in the same lines, in midfield or in attack, as consistent goal-getters for the team is rare. And that is what we will be looking at. 

5. Lionel Messi (73), Cesc Fabregas (15) – Barcelona, 2011/12

M Id 437967 Messi Fabregas

Back when Messi operated as a midfielder, the Argentinian set up a strong partnership with Cesc Fabregas, albeit scoring five times the number of goals his partner did. 

4. Lionel Messi (54), Luis Suarez (36) – Barcelona, 2016/17

728x90-EN-BENEFIT-SEASON

While Barcelona did not have the most stellar season in 2016/17, the goals came consistent with 90 goals scored between the two South Americans. Messi finished as the top scorer in the league, while Suarez helped out his fellow attacker with the goals too. 

3. Cristiano Ronaldo (60), Karim Benzema (32) – Real Madrid, 2011/12

GettyImagesronaldobenzema 610713926
DORTMUND, GERMANY – SEPTEMBER 27: Karim Benzema and Cristiano Ronaldo of Real Madrid (7) celebrate as Raphael Varane of Real Madrid scores their second goal during the UEFA Champions League Group F match between Borussia Dortmund and Real Madrid CF at Signal Iduna Park on September 27, 2016 in Dortmund, North Rhine-Westphalia. (Photo by Dean Mouhtaropoulos/Bongarts/Getty Images)

Real Madrid emerged as the top dogs in Spain once again when Jose Mourinho took charge of the club. Football truly was on another level in 2011, when Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi were both scoring all the time. Karim Benzema himself scored 30+ goals for the team to supplement the attack. 

2. Lionel Messi (58), Neymar (39) – Barcelona, 2014/15

The last time Barcelona won the Champions League, they had the trio of MSN at their best, and both Messi and Neymar were on fire throughout the season. A staggering 97 goals between them saw the side, managed by Luis Enrique, win their 5th European title. 

1. Luis Suarez (59), Lionel Messi (41) – Barcelona, 2015/16

Messi and Suarez
- Advertisement -

The Uruguayan surpassed Messi as the top scorer in the 15/16 season, with 100 goals netted between the two star forwards as Barcelona completed the domestic double, winning the LaLiga title as well as the Copa del Rey. 

- Advertisement -
spot_img
Arsh Das
Arsh Das
A music enthusiast, also passionate about football and bringing you the latest in the sporting world every day.

LEAVE A REPLY

Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.

Related Articles

Bitdefender WW

More To Consider

Stay Connected

13,642FansLike
62FollowersFollow
157FollowersFollow
Myntra [CPS] IN

Hot Topics

spot_img

Latest Articles

Trending

Bigrock [CPS] IN

Featured

Adblocker detected! Please consider reading this notice.

We've detected that you are using AdBlock Plus or some other adblocking software which is preventing the page from fully loading.

We don't have any banner, Flash, animation, obnoxious sound, or popup ad. We do not implement these annoying types of ads!

We need money to operate the site, and almost all of it comes from our online advertising.

Please add technosports.co.in to your ad blocking whitelist or disable your adblocking software.

×