Chelsea and Netherlands awaiting Daishawn Redan outshone a rest of Europe in 2018 to finish as a heading scorer in UEFA competition, an honour claimed by Cristiano Ronaldo in 3 of a before 5 years.
Redan, who assimilated Chelsea from Ajax in summer 2017 and did not spin 17 until February, helped a Blues to a UEFA Youth League final with goals in a final 16, buliding and semis. He followed that adult during a UEFA European Under-17 Championship in England by scoring 3 times as a Netherlands claimed a pretension to compare his sum in March’s chosen round.
That form has continued this season, both for Chelsea in a UEFA Youth League and a Netherlands in U19 EURO qualifying. Outside UEFA competition, Redan has also been impressing with Chelsea’s U23s in Premier League 2 and their U21s in a EFL Trophy, where he has dual goals in 4 appearances opposite lower-division comparison opposition.
Second behind Redan is another Dutch youngster, with Ajax brazen Nikita Tromp recording 15 UEFA European Women’s U17 Championship goals over a march of a calendar year to turn a competition’s corner all-time heading scorer on 20, with room to supplement after in a season. Edin DÅ¾eko is third on 13, his sum of 10 UEFA Champions League goals in 2018 matched usually by Robert Lewandowski.
Top scorers in UEFA competitions in 2018
19: Daishawn Redan (Chelsea/Netherlands) â€“ 8 UYL, 5 U19, 6 U17
15: Nikita Tromp (Netherlands)Â â€“ 15 WU17
13: Edin DÅ¾eko (Roma/Bosnia and Herzegovina) â€“ 10 UCL, 3 UNL
12: Munas Dabbur (Salzburg) â€“ 4 UCL, 8 UEL
12: Antoine Griezmann (AtlÃ©tico Madrid/France) â€“ 4 UCL, 6 UEL, 2 UNL
11: MichaÅ‚ Kubik (Record Bielsko-Biala/Poland) â€“ 10 UFCL, 1 FEURO
11: RomÃ©e Leuchter (Netherlands) â€“ 6 WU17, 5 WU19
11: Troy Parrott (Tottenham Hotspur/Republic of Ireland) â€“ 3 UYL, 4 U19, 4 U17
Previous 5 seasons
2017 27: Cristiano Ronaldo (Real Madrid/Portugal)Â â€“ 19 UCL, 8 EQ
2016 18: Ada Hegerberg (Lyon/Norway) â€“ 9 UWCL, 7 WEURO, 2 WOLT
2015 20: Robert Lewandowski (Bayern MÃ¼nchen/Poland) â€“ 11 UCL, 9 EQ
2014 17: Cristiano Ronaldo (Real Madrid/Portugal)Â â€“ 13 UCL, 2 SCUP, 2 EQ
2013 15: Cristiano Ronaldo (Real Madrid)Â â€“ 15 UCL
Teams listed are usually those for that a actor scored in UEFA foe that year.
EQ: European Qualifiers
FEURO: UEFA Futsal EURO (including qualifying)
SCUP: UEFA Super Cup
UCL: UEFA Champions League (including qualifying)
UEL: UEFA Europa League (including qualifying)
UFCL: UEFA Futsal Cup/UEFA Futsal Champions League
UNL: UEFA Nations League
UWCL: UEFA Women’s Champions League
UYL: UEFA Youth League
U19: UEFA European Under-19 Championship (including qualifying)
U17: UEFA European Under-17 Championship (including qualifying)
WEURO: UEFA Women’s EURO (including qualifying)
WOLT: European play-offs for Women’s Olympic tournament
WU19: UEFA European Women’s Under-19 Championship (including qualifying)
WU17: UEFA European Women’s Under-17 Championship (including qualifying)
Qualifying for FIFA Women’s World Cup and FIFA Futsal World Cup or FIFA World Cups before to a introduction of alone branded European Qualifiers do not count statistically as UEFA competition.