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Lewandowski to emerge Qatar 2022 World Cup top scorer: Analysis

The American prediction website tip the Poland national team captain to pip the likes of Lionel Messi, Kylian Mbappe, England captain Harry Kane, Neymar and other top players to the award.

• November 17, 2022
Robert Lewandowski
Robert Lewandowski

Polish forward Robert Lewandowski has been projected as the likely player to win the Golden Boot at the upcoming FIFA World Cup in Qatar according to an analysis carried out by Lottery Critic on some players that would feature at the tournament.

The American prediction website tip the Poland national team captain to pip the likes of Argentina’s Lionel Messi, Kylian Mbappe, England captain Harry Kane, Neymar and other top players to the award following analysis using four methodology.

Lottery Critic noted the most in-form expensive players that would be featuring at the World Cup to check the likelihood of scoring during the tournament, then proceeded to select the Top 50 players expected to play in the competition using Transfermarkt ranking.

Using Transfermarkt, the website gathered the players’ appearances and goals so far in the current 2022/23 season before the leagues went on break for the World Cup to calculate each player’s goals per appearance.

Lastly, experts proceeded to analyse each player’s FIFA23 shooting stats out of 100 to get final results.

At the end of the analysis, Lewandowski emerged top of the list in the Golden Boot index, with Barcelona forward having a gigantic scoring index of 95.90 out of 100, Mbappe followed closely with 92.85/100 and Kane in third position with 91.85 index out of 100.

Messi ranked fourth on the index with 89.80 points and Neymar with 81.65 index completed the Top 5 position in the likely top goalscorer predicted final rankings.

Serbia’s Dusan Vlahović is in the sixth position with 80.65 score out of 100, French attacker Karim Benzena is next on the list with 79.60 score, and Marcus Rashford, Cody Gakpo and Serge Gnabry in the Top 10 position with 75.50, 71.40 and 70.45 scores out of 100 respectively.

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