Andre-Pierre Gignac leads French Ligue 1 scoring chart

Marseille striker Andre-Pierre Gignac continues to be the surprise leader in the French Ligue 1 top scorers list.

IANS| Updated: Oct 18, 2014, 13:42 PM IST
Andre-Pierre Gignac leads French Ligue 1 scoring chart

Paris: Marseille striker Andre-Pierre Gignac continues to be the surprise leader in the French Ligue 1 top scorers list.

With big names like Zlatan Ibrahimovic and Edison Cavani gracing the football league, it is a surprise that French striker Gignac -- nine goals -- stands top of the pile.

The 28-year-old's goal scoring spree has seen Marseille take pole position in the Ligue standings, four points ahead of defending champions Paris Saint-Germain (PSG) with a game in hand.

Leading goal scorers of French Ligue 1 after Friday's matches:

9 - Andre-Pierre Gignac (Marseille)

7 - Alexandre Lacazette (Lyon)

6 - Wissam Ben Yedder (Toulouse)

5 - Zlatan Ibrahimovic (Paris Saint-Germain)

4 - Diego Rolan (Bordeaux), Juan Falcon (Metz), Paul-Georges Ntep (Rennes), Daniel Wass (Evian), Edinson Cavani (Paris Saint-Germain).