London: Liverpool is languishing in seventh place in the Premier league but their position would have been even worse, had striker Luis Suarez not been the top scorer in the league with 22 goals.
Manchester United's summer recruit from Arsenal, Robin van Persie is hot on his heels with 21 goals. Gareth Bale, who has been a revelation for Tottenham Hotspurs and one of the main reasons they are still fighting for a place in the Champions League, rounds up the top three.
Following are the leading scorers in the English Premier League after Wednesday's matches:
Luis Suarez (Liverpool): 22 goals
Robin van Persie (Manchester United): 21 goals
Gareth Bale (Tottenham), Michu (Swansea City): 17 goals
Demba Ba (Chelsea), Benteke (Aston Villa): 15 goals
Rickie Lambert (Southampton): 14 goals
Dimitar Berbatov (Fulham), Romelu Lukaku (West Brom): 13 goals
Santi Cazorla (Arsenal), Edin Dzeko (Manchester City), Frank Lampard (Chelsea), Wayne Rooney (Manchester United): 12 goals
Marouane Fellaini (Everton), Stephen Fletcher (Sunderland), Olivier Giroud (Arsenal), Carlos Tevez (Manchester City), Theo Walcott (Arsenal): 11 goals
Sergio Aguero (Manchester City), Jermaine Defoe (Tottenham), Steven Gerrard (Liverpool), Arouna Kone (Wigan), Adam Le Fondre (Reading), Juan Mata (Chelsea): 10 goals