In March 2023, the final match of the Indian Super League took place. It met the teams of Mohun Bagan and Bengaluru. According to the results of the penalty shoot-out after regular time, Mohun Bagan received the cup. This victory was the first serious in the history of the team. While the opponents Bengaluru is one of the most decorated Indian football teams. Based on the results of all matches of the championship, we made a rating of the most effective scorers and wrote a review in India.
5th place – Dimitris Diamantakos
The football player from Greece moved to the Kerala Blasters club shortly before the start of the Indian Super League. The club knowingly spent about 400 thousand euros on his contract: Dimitris showed an excellent game. In 21 matches, he scored 10 goals, 2 of which came from penalties. The Greek entered the top five scorers of the Superleague with a performance of 47.62%.
4th place – Iker Guarrocena
During his career, the Spaniard played 323 matches, scored 66 goals and gave 23 assists. For European football, these figures cannot be called high, but in India, Iker is considered quite productive. In the matches of the Super League, the footballer confirmed his performance in the Goa team. Here Guarrocena played 20 matches, scoring 11 goals. The average performance was 55%, which allowed the player to get into the top 5 top scorers of the Indian Super League 2022/2023.
3rd place – Dimitri Petratos
The bronze of our ranking goes to another Greek who plays for the Indian team Atlético de Kolkata. The club was founded in 2014 and has not yet managed to win serious awards. But thanks to such productive players as Dimitri, the team managed to climb to third place in the standings. In the Indian Super League 2022/2023, Petratos played in 23 matches, scoring 12 goals. Its effectiveness was about 52%. Despite this, we decided to place him in the ranking above Iker, in absolute terms.
2nd place – Diego Mauricio
The Brazilian footballer currently plays for the Delhi Dynamos club. As part of the same team, he also played in the Indian Super League. Diego played 21 matches, scoring 12 goals (3 from penalties) and also made 4 assists. The average efficiency was 57%. Diego has been playing in Asian teams for a long time: he is familiar with such clubs as Mumbai City and Shijiazhuang. The last transfer to Delhi Dynamos brought the team 6th place in the standings, but there are already rumors about the next transfer of the player to Mumbai City before the start of the AFC Champions League.
1st place – Clayton Silva
The gold of our rating goes to the hands of the Brazilian footballer Clayton Silva. He scored 12 goals in Indian Super League matches in just 20 matches. The scorer’s performance was 60%, thanks to which he was able to get around Dimitri Petratos and Diego Mauricio. Clayton not only plays for the East Bengal club, but is also its captain. Despite Clayton’s personal achievements and efficiency, the team was only able to take ninth place in the standings.