CR7 drops out Golden Shoe top-three

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Cristiano Ronaldo dropped out of the top-three in the race for the European Golden Shoe after the Bundesliga returned this weekend - here are the top 10 scorers this season.

Ronaldo, 35, was in career-best form at Juventus before the coronavirus pandemic halted football across the globe, having scored 16 goals in 12 games within his record-breaking scoring run.

Scroll through the gallery above to see the 10 scorers in Europe this season

Overall, the five-time Ballon d'Or winner netted 21 goals 22 games, but for all his exploits, Ciro Immobile outshone him for most of the campaign with 27 goals in just 26 games.

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And after the Bundesliga returned Bayern Munich superstar Robert Lewandowski and Borussia Dortmund wonderkid Erling Haaland both found the net, with the latter moving ahead of Ronaldo into the top-three scorers this season.

While Haaland and Lewandowski both sit on 26 league goals for the season, 16 of the strikes were netted in the Austrian Bundesliga, with a coefficient point of 1.5, compared to the 2-points earned from scoring in Europe's top-five leagues.

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RB Leipzig's Timo Werner was also in action but failed to add to his 21 goals for the campaign as they drew 1-1 against SC Freiburg.

Lionel Messi trails the Germany international on the list with his 18 strikes in LaLiga, ranking him as the top-scorer in Spain, while the rest of the list comprises of Kylian Mbappe, Wissam Ben Tedder and Romelu Lukaku.

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