In the last decade, football has had some prolific goal-scoring teams. Clubs with an attacking approach have been ruthless and it is clearly evident in the number of goals scored per season.
Plenty of goals were scored with the help of such attacking trios. On that note, we take a look at the highest-scoring attacking trio's in club football from 2011 to 2021.
#5 Kylian Mbappe, Edinson Cavani and Neymar (174 goals)
Paris Saint-Germain (PSG) have been a very dominant team in Ligue 1. In the last decade, the French team have won the league title seven times.
The three of them had an amazing time, especially in the 2017-18 and 2018-19 season.
The trio went on to score 174 goals in total in both seasons across all major competitions.
#4 Cristiano Ronaldo, Karim Benzema and Gonzalo Higuain (211 goals)
The 2011-12 season was a historic one for Real Madrid. Under the boss Jose Mourinho, Los Blancos had a terrific squad at their disposal. It was a season where a number of records were broken.
That season Madrid ended up winning their 32nd league title.
They finished the season with 100 points in the league table, scoring 121 goals in the process and a goal difference of +89.
By scoring 121 goals, the Spanish giants surpassed their own record of 107 goals, which was the highest number of goals scored in a league season.
#3 Mohamed Salah, Roberto Firmino and Sadio Mane (213 goals)
One of the highlights of Jurgen Klopp's time at Liverpool has been the link-up between this highly talented trio. Three of these players made a significant contribution in helping Liverpool claim their first-ever Premier League title in 30 years.
The trio has scored 91, 69, 53 in 2017-18, 2018-19, and 2019-20 seasons respectively, scoring 213 goals in total. They also played a massive role in helping the Reds win the 2018-19 UEFA Champions League.
#2 Lionel Messi, Luis Suarez and Neymar Jnr (354 goals)
The 2014-15 season was one of the most successful seasons in the history of Barcelona. The Catalan club won the treble in the club's 115th season.
The stakes were high in the 2015-16 season given the historic achievements of the previous season.
It turned out to be a memorable season for former Liverpool striker Luis Suarez. The Uruguayan forward ended up being Barcelona's Player of the Season. He even ended up winning the European Golden Boot that season.
It wasn't just Suarez who did well back then. The trio of Suarez, Lionel Messi and Neymar did wonders for the Catalan club. They helped Barcelona win the La Liga with 91 points that season, just one better than second-placed Real Madrid. They also helped in securing the Copa del Rey.
#1 Cristiano Ronaldo, Gareth Bale & Karim Benzema (366 goals)
Manager Carlo Ancelotti played an attacking style of football back then. With a star-studded squad, the Italian manager was expecting a lot of goals.
That season, Cristiano Ronaldo, Karim Benzema and Gareth Bale turned out to be their top three goal-scorers.
With Benzema as a striker and Ronaldo and Bale as wingers in and around the Frenchman, the attack was quite lethal.
More importantly, the three players linked up really well with goals flowing in from every position. Not to forget, Angel Di Maria with his creative abilities, was quite effective for Real Madrid that season.
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