Staggering! Top scorers list since date Suarez returned from ban

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Liverpool's Luiz Suarez has been dominant since his return from a ban which delayed his season.

What if the race for the Golden Boot began when Luis Suarez returned from his ban at the end of September?

While Suarez tops the standings as it is, here's a look at just how skewed it has been in his favour since he began his own 2013/14 season:

PlayerTeamPosGoalsAssistAppsMins
Luis Suárez Liverpool FW 22 5 16 1,438
Sergio Agüero Man City FW 10 3 10 785
Eden Hazard Chelsea MF 9 5 16 1,302
Romelu Lukaku Everton FW 8 4 16 1,387
Loïc Remy Newcastle FW 8 1 16 1,365
Jay Rodriguez Southampton FW 8 2 16 1,222
Álvaro Negredo Man City FW 7 1 15 1,022
Wayne Rooney Man Utd FW 7 7 13 1,161
Yaya Touré Man City MF 7 3 15 1,308
Daniel Sturridge Liverpool FW 6 3 8 559
Danny Welbeck Man Utd FW 6 1 11 658

Suarez has more than double the goals of any player since his return, and as many assists as Eden Hazard.

The only player to hold a candle to him is Sergio Aguero, who has had his campaign halted by injury. Had he still been fit there is every chance he would be close to his fellow South American at the top.

Yet the facts are nobody else has stepped up, and Suarez dominates- even in the overall top scorers standings:

NameTeamPosGoalsAppsMins
Luis Suárez Liverpool FW 22 16 1,438
Sergio Agüero Man City FW 13 15 1,126
Loïc Remy Newcastle FW 10 19 1,534
Daniel Sturridge Liverpool FW 10 13 1,009
Yaya Touré Man City MF 10 20 1,758

Liverpool are lucky to have him, and it's no surprise they were so determined to hang onto him in the summer and fight off advances from Arsenal.

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