2022/23 Europa League top scorers: Boniface, Rashford at the summit
Wednesday, May 31, 2023
Union Saint-Gilloise's Victor Boniface and Manchester United's Marcus Rashford finished as the top scorers in the 2022/23 UEFA Europa League with six goals apiece.
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Union Saint-Gilloise's Victor Boniface and Manchester United's Marcus Rashford finished top of the 2022/23 UEFA Europa League goalscorers rankings.
UEFA.com shines a spotlight on the competition's top goalscorers and providers, as well as detailing the leading scorers by Europa League season.
Top scorers in this season's Europa League
Boniface and Rashford shared the honours with six goals each, one ahead of Roma's Paulo Dybala, who scored in the final against Sevilla but ultimately finished with a runners-up medal.
6 Victor Boniface (Union Saint-Gilloise)
6 Marcus Rashford (Man United)
5 Paulo Dybala (Roma)
5 Santiago Gimenez (Feyenoord)
4 Lorenzo Pellegrini (Roma)
4 Vitinha (Braga)
4 Wissam Ben Yedder (Monaco)
4 Youssef En-Nesyri (Sevilla)
4 Robin Knoche (Union Berlin)
4 Ángel Di María (Juventus)
Most assists in this season's Europa League
Former Brazil U17 player Evander provided the most assists in the 2022/23 Europa League, teeing up five of Midtjylland's 12 group stage goals (he also scored another).
5 Evander (Midtjylland)
4 Anastasios Bakasetas (Trabzonspor)
4 Bruno Fernandes (Man United)
4 Tammy Abraham (Roma)
4 Loïc Lapoussin (Union Saint-Gilloise)
4 Lorenzo Pellegrini (Roma)
Most goals and assists combined in this season's Europa League
Boniface added two assists to go with his six goals to sit at the top of the rankings alongside Roma's Lorenzo Pellegrini.
8 Victor Boniface (Union Saint-Gilloise)
8 Lorenzo Pellegrini (Roma)
7 Anastasios Bakasetas (Trabzonspor)
7 Marcus Rashford (Man United)
6 Ludovic Blas (Nantes)
6 Paulo Dybala (Roma)
6 Evander (Midtjylland)
6 Cody Gakpo (PSV)
6 Oussama Idrissi (Feyenoord)
6 Teddy Teuma (Union Saint-Gilloise)
How many Europa League hat-tricks were there this season?
Three hat-tricks were scored in the Europa League in 2022/23. Before this term there had been 74 trebles in the Europa League era at an average of 5.7 per season. The record for hat-tricks in one season stands at 12, set in 2014/15. There have never been fewer than three hat-tricks in a Europa League season (2009/10, 2011/12). Radamel Falcao alone scored three in 2010/11, an unmatched haul by a player in one campaign.
Vitinha (Union Saint-Gilloise 3-3 Braga)
Kevin Volland (Monaco 4-1 Crvena zvezda)
Ángel Di María (Nantes 0-3 Juventus)
Europa League top scorers by season (group stage to final)
Radamel Falcao holds the record for most goals in a Europa League campaign, scoring a remarkable 17 across 14 appearances for Porto in 2010/11. The Colombian was top scorer again the following season, this time in the colours of Atlético de Madrid. Only one other player has twice finished top scorer: Aritz Aduriz of Athletic Club in 2015/16 and 2017/18.
2022/23 Victor Boniface (Union Saint-Gilloise), Marcus Rashford (Man United) – 6
2021/22 James Tavernier (Rangers) – 7
2020/21 Gerard Moreno (Villarreal), Pizzi (Benfica), Borja Mayoral (Roma), Yusuf Yazıcı (LOSC Lille) – 7
2019/20 Bruno Fernandes (Sporting CP/Man United) – 8
2018/19 Olivier Giroud (Chelsea) – 11
2017/18 Ciro Immobile (Lazio), Aritz Aduriz (Athletic) – 8
2016/17 Edin Džeko (Roma), Giuliano (Zenit) – 8
2015/16 Aritz Aduriz (Athletic Club) – 10
2014/15 Alan (Salzburg), Romelu Lukaku (Everton) – 8
2013/14 Jonathan Soriano (Salzburg) – 8
2012/13 Libor Kozák (Lazio) – 8
2011/12 Radamel Falcao (Atlético de Madrid) – 12
2010/11 Radamel Falcao (Porto) – 17
2009/10 Óscar Cardozo (Benfica), Claudio Pizarro (Werder Bremen) – 9