European Golden Shoe 2020: Unbeatable Immobile

The European Golden Shoe award is given to the player who has scored the most goals for their club in the season, subject to the standard of competition in which the player is competing.

The five elite leagues – Premier League, La Liga, Bundesliga, Serie A and Ligue 1 – all carry a weighting of 2, meaning that a player will be awarded two points for every goal they score in these competitions.

For the leagues ranked sixth to 30 in UEFA’s coefficients rankings goals scored are given a weighting of 1.5, and goals scored in a league with the top 30, goals are given a weighting of 1.

Going into today’s encounter, Ciro Immobile has now scored 35 league goals which puts him  one goal ahead of  Robert Lewandowski of Bayern Munich. Cristiano Ronaldo is in third with 31 goals, while he and Immobile both have the opportunity to score as the  Serie A winds down today.