Kliment leads U21 EURO Golden Boot race

Jan Kliment's hat-trick against Serbia means the Czech Republic striker is in pole position in the U21 EURO Golden Boot standings following the group stage.

With only the third final tournament hat-trick in UEFA European Under-21 Championship history, the Czech Republic's Jan Kliment leads the race for the Golden Boot after the group stage.

The Jihlava forward's treble strike against Serbia in his country's 4-0 Group A win on matchday two means he is one ahead of Germany captain Kevin Volland, who scored twice against Denmark on the same day. Marco Benassi is also on two after his double against England but Italy are now out.

Final tournament
3
 – Jan Kliment (Czech Republic)
2 – Kevin Volland (Germany), Marco Benassi (Italy)
1 – 20 players

Past winners
2013 – Álvaro Morata, Spain (4)

2011 – Adrián López, Spain (5)
2009 – Marcus Berg, Sweden (7)
2007 – Maceo Rigters, Netherlands (4)
2006 – Klaas-Jan Huntelaar (4)
2004 – Alberto Gilardino (4)
2002 – Massimo Maccarone (3)
2000 – Andrea Pirlo (3)

You can find more information on the Golden Boot here.

2015 competition top scorers (including qualifying)
10 – Saido Berahino (England)
9 – Arkadiusz Milik (Poland)
8 – Kevin Volland (Germany), Álvaro Morata (Spain), Emil Atlason (Iceland), Munas Dabbur (Israel) 
7 – Philipp Hofmann (Germany), Marcelo Brozović (Croatia), Quincy Promes (Netherlands)

* bold type denotes players still involved in tournament

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