Euro 2024 Golden Boot

Euro 2024 Golden Boot: Updated standings after Round 2 of games in the tournament

Round 2 of games in Euro 2024 has come to an end and some teams have claimed their spots in the knockouts, while others will battle it out in Round 3.

The round began with Croatia and Albania playing an entertaining 2-2 draw in Group B, followed by Germany’s 2-0 win against Hungary to qualify, and Scotland’s 1-1 draw against Switzerland in Group A. Two more draws in Group C followed suit as Slovenia and Serbia ended 1-1, as did Denmark vs England. Spain narrowly defeated Italy 1-0 to claim top spot in Group B.

Ukraine then exorcised their ghosts from their last defeat to emerge 2-1 winners against Slovakia in Group E. Austria, too, bounced back from defeat to win 3-1 against Poland in Group D, while the Netherlands and France played out a goalless draw. Georgia and Czechia played an end-to-end 1-1 draw in Group F as Portugal laid their claim on top spot by defeating Turkey 3-0. Belgium made things interesting in Group E with a win to leave all four teams on three points apiece after two games.

As a result, there has been slight movement in the standings for Euro 2024 Golden Boot. Without further ado, let’s take a look.

Euro 2024 Golden Boot: Top 5

5. Christian Eriksen (Denmark)

Eriksen’s form has been a delight to watch. (Getty Images)

The veteran Danish midfielder scored his country’s first goal at the Euros in their 1-1 draw against Slovenia but drew a blank in their 1-1 draw against England, but retains his number five spot. Denmark will face struggling Serbia in the next round and Eriksen will look to get on the scoresheet.

4. Fabian Ruiz (Spain)

Ruiz played a big role in his team’s 3-0 humbling of Croatia, scoring one goal and also providing an assist. However, he could not make a similar impact in Spain’s 1-0 win against Italy as the goal was an own goal scored by Riccardo Calafiori. However, with Albania up next, Ruiz will be licking his lips.

3. Ivan Schranz (Slovakia)

The 30-year-old Slavia Prague striker has made a dream start to the tournament for his nation, scoring one goal each in both of their games so far. This has left Slovakia with a chance to qualify for the knockouts should they perform well in their next game against Romania.

2. Georges Mikautadze (Georgia)

The 23-year-old FC Metz striker scored a mere consolation goal in his nation’s 3-1 defeat against Turkey in their first game. He also scored his team’s only goal in their 1-1 draw against Czechia in their second game. Now, with the big one against Portugal up next, he will look to step up to the occasion and deliver.

1. Jamal Musiala (Germany)

Musiala has been in top form for Germany. (Getty Images)

The 21-year-old midfielder has set the tournament alight as he leads the race for Euro 2024 Golden Boot. He scored the second goal in his team’s 5-1 mauling of Scotland, before also scoring in his team’s straightforward 2-0 win against Hungary. He will look to keep the momentum going in the next match against Switzerland.

Euro 2024 Golden Boot: Tabular form

RankPlayer NameTeamGoals Scored
1Jamal MusialaGermany2
2Georges MikautadzeGeorgia2
3Ivan SchranzSlovakia2
4Fabian RuizSpain1
5Christian EriksenDenmark1

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