La Liga has enjoyed what has been a very exciting year thus far. But the success of every team ultimately rests on the shoulders of those trusted to score goals.
Every club has a go-to option in their first-choice striker. This season has seen some amazing goalscorers rise to the challenge, while others have fallen apart all together.
In this article, we look at the top 10 strikers in La Liga this season.
To rank each striker, we will take into account the amount of goals scored in La Liga, as well as their contribution to helping their team find the back of the net.
The ranking will consist only of those players who regularly operate at the central striker position. Wingers such as Cristiano Ronaldo and Pizzi will not be included, though tremendous players, because of their true positions.
Continue reading to find out who have been the top strikers in Spain this season, there are sure to be some surprises.
Note team and player statistics courtesy of WhoScored.com