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2022 FIFA World Cup Qualifiers: Who Are The Top Goalscorers?

Robert Lewandowski, Memphis Depay, Cristiano Ronaldo
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Ace Football brings you the list of the top goalscorers in the 2022 FIFA World Cup qualifiers and a list of the current assist leaders.

Netherlands forward Memphis Depay is the top goalscorer in the 2022 FIFA World Cup qualifying rounds on 11 goals in only nine games.

The Barcelona star increased his lead over Poland captain Robert Lewandowski, England talisman Harry Kane, and Iran midfielder Eran Zahavi to three goals by scoring twice in the Netherlands’ 2-2 draw at Montenegro on Saturday.

Cristiano Ronaldo, meanwhile, is in a joint-seventh place in the goal charts on six goals in six games. The Portugal skipper can improve on his tally on Sunday at home to Serbia.

Top 10 Goalscorers in 2022 World Cup Qualifiers

Who finished as top scorer in the 2018 World Cup qualifers?

Robert Lewandowski (Poland), Mohammad Al-Sahlawi (Saudi Arabia), and Ahmed Khalil (United Arab Emirates) finished as the top goalscorers. The trio scored 16 goals each in qualification for the 2018 World Cup.

Finishing a goal behind was Cristiano Ronaldo, who scored 15 times for Portugal.

Who are the assist leaders in the 2022 World Cup qualifiers?

Depay has done the double so far by topping both the goal and assists charts in the World Cup qualifiers. The Dutchman is in a joint-first place alongside Germany midfielder Leon Goretzka on six assists. Serbia’s Dusan Tadic completes the top three with five assists.