Artem Dovbyk, the Ukrainian from Girona who breaks the Pichichi’s hegemony in La Liga – La Opinion

Artem Dovbyk, the Ukrainian from Girona who breaks the Pichichi’s hegemony in La Liga – La Opinion

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The injury of the Norwegian Alexander Sorloth between Osasuna and Villarreal in El Sadar, leaves the prize on a platter to the top scorer of LaLiga EA Sports to the Ukrainian forward of Girona Artem Dovbyk (24 goals).

Dovbyk is the virtual top scorer due to his large advantage over Jude Bellingham (19) and Robert Lewandowski (18).

The red and white ‘9’ gave up first place in the standings due to Sorloth’s four goals to Real Madrid on the penultimate matchday (4-4), but he recovered with his hat trick against Granada in the duel that opened the 38th and final matchday of the competition.

Girona won 7-0 and Dovbyk scored his second hat-trick, with goals in the 44th minute, from a penalty, 75th and 90th, again from a penalty, to provisionally place himself one point ahead of Sorloth waiting. of the duel against Osasuna.

Dovbyk breaks the hegemony of Real Madrid and Barcelona

Now, with the Norwegian striker injured and barring the efforts of Bellingham or Lewandowski, He will become the first top scorer for a club other than Real MadridBarcelona or Atlético de Madrid since Dani Güiza won the trophy with Mallorca (2007-2008).

He will be the first top scorer for Girona, a club with only four seasons in the First Division, and the first top scorer. also for the Ukrainian, who arrived from Dnipro-1 in his country last summer, after becoming the top scorer in the Ukrainian League the last two seasons.

In the current campaign he has surpassed the record of goals by a Girona player in a year in First Division, held by Uruguayan Cristhian Stuani. which reached 21 in the 2017-2018 campaign.

Dovbyk, 26, is the fourth debutant in LaLiga EA Sports with the most goals so far this century, tied at 24 with Radamel Falcao (2011-2012) and only behind Cristiano Ronaldo (26, 2009-2010), Diego Forlán (25, 2004-2005) and Ruud van Nistelrooy (25, 2006 -2007).

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