Definitive ranking of the power of European 90-minute players 2020/21: week 12
The winter break is over and 90 minsThe final ranking of European player power is no longer in hibernation.
We need something big to kick off the new year, so we’re going to look to the 1990 movies for some inspiration with this week’s chart.
Well, maybe just a classic from 1990. Its Goodfellas time.
“I have to admit the truth. It got me excited.
One of the most exciting performances of the week came from Georgios Giakoumakis of VVV-Venlo, who scored no less than four goals ahead of ADO Den Haag.
That’s now 16 goals in as many games for the Greek, who sits fairly well at the top of the Eredivisie scorecard by a comfortable margin.
“Jimmy was the kind of guy who rooted for the bad guys in the movies.”
A football anti-hero, everyone has been cheering Luis Suarez since he was unceremoniously expelled from Barcelona.
The Atletico Madrid man added two more goals and an assist during the winter period, helping to keep his side at the top of the La Liga table.
“Is business bad?” F ** k you, pay me. Oh, did you have a fire? F ** k you, pay me. The place was struck by lightning, eh? Fuck you, pay me.
Business has been pretty bad for Bayern Munich lately, but they’ve made sure they always get paid. Despite conceding the first goal in their last nine league games, Hansi Flick’s side have only lost once.
Thomas Muller helped them through this bumpy period with goals and assists, including creating two in a 5-2 win over Mainz.
A bit of an embarrassing interview after crashing out of the cup …
“I’ll go get the papers, get the papers.”
Jimmy Two-Times says it all twice and Steven Berghuis assists every goal twice.
He scored two more goals over the holiday season, and Berghuis is now second in the league in assists and third in goals. He doesn’t bother this season.
“For a second, I thought I was dead. But, when I heard all the noise, I knew they were cops. Only cops talk that way. If they had been good, I wouldn’t have heard anything. I would have been dead.
Oh hey, Erling Haaland. It has been a long time.
The Norway international has resurrected this week to beat two goals against RB Leipzig, producing another of his typically terrifying performances.
“If we wanted something, we just took it. If anyone complained twice about being hit so badly, trust me, they never complained again.
Boulaye Dia has made his way into the conversation for the best striker in Ligue 1.
He scored his 11th and 12th goals of the season this week, proving exactly why so many teams are keen to draw him away from struggling Reims in January. Listen, West Ham.
“But how funny am I? Funny as a clown? Am I having fun? I make you laugh? Am I here to have fun? ”
It was Kylian Mbappe and PSG who had the last word against Marseille by sending them to the Trophee des Champions this week.
Mbappe took his season tally to 14 goals and eight assists in just 21 appearances this season, and with criminal partner Neymar back, it’s time to be scared of PSG again.
“You’d be late for your own funeral… What are you looking at?” Come on, make that coffee to go. Let’s go. ”
A bit late at the party this season, but it’s safe to say that Lionel Messi is indeed back.
The Barcelona player has scored two goals in each of his last two games, and it’s now been six games since Messi has managed to get involved in at least one goal.
“Oh, I like that one… One dog goes one way, the other the other way, and this guy says ‘What do you want from me?’.”
Ciro Immobile knows exactly what Lazio fans expect from him: goals.
Since October 24, Immobile has only managed to score in two Serie A appearances – a series that includes five goals in their last six games. Elite.
“Go home and grab your shiny fucking box.”
Few players have shone as well this season as Sporting CP’s Pedro Goncalves.
The 22-year-old has two goals and one assist in three games for the 2021 kick-off, and he is well ahead in both club and league scores. Not bad for your first season.
“I am an ordinary person. I can live the rest of my life like a schnook. ”
A few weeks on average for Romelu Lukaku and his Inter team.
His last Coppa Italia winner against Fiorentina was excellent, but it was made up for by the fact that he drew in a draw with Roma and a loss to Sampdoria before that.
“For us, living differently was crazy.”
Tottenham have probably forgotten what it’s like to play attractive football.
It’s not the most fun to watch, but Harry Kane is still having a good time. He added two more goals and another assist to his ridiculous total – 26 games, 18 goals, 14 assists.
“I like to go this way. It’s better than standing in line.
For Bruno Fernandes, the only way is to go up.
His mental form – three goals and three assists in four games – puts Manchester United atop the Premier League throne for the first time in ages, and the good times look set to continue.
“As far back as I can remember, I’ve always wanted to be a gangster. For me, it was better than being President of the United States. To be a gangster was to own the world.
Cristiano Ronaldo probably feels like he owns the world.
He doesn’t score in every game like he was earlier in the season, but Ronaldo still shoots at a ridiculous rate, adding his 15th goal in just 13 games against Sassuolo.
“35, 40, 45, 50, 60,000”.
“It’s going to be a good summer.”
How many goals will Robert Lewandowski score this season? 35? 40? 45? 50? 60,000?
A streak of eight in his last five games has the pole over 20 in the Bundesliga and 23 in all competitions. Even when Bayern aren’t playing well, Lewandowski knows how to get the job done.
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