Ligue 1 Arsenal loanee, Balogun becomes highest goalscorer over Messi, Mbappe, Neymar [Top 10]. Folarin Balogun, an Arsenal loanee, has already scored more goals in Ligue 1 than the Paris Saint-Germain (PSG) forwards Kylian Mbappe, Neymar, and Lionel Messi combined so far this season.
The Stade de Reims striker has now scored 14 goals this season after scoring a hat-trick against Lorient on Wednesday.
Lorient led 2-0 thanks to goals from Ibrahima Kone and Enzo Le Fee.
But the hosts came back to win 4-2 thanks to Balogun’s hat-trick and a goal from Kamory Doumbia.
Following 21 games, the leading scorers in Ligue 1 are as follows:
Goals scored: 14 Folarin Balogun (Reims)
Kylian Mbappe scored 13 goals (PSG)
12 goals were scored by Neymar (PSG), Jonathan David (Lille), Wissam Ben Yedder (Monaco), and Term Moffi (Lorient)
Breel Embolo scored 11 goals (Monaco)
Messi (PSG) and Terrier both scored nine goals (Rennes).