Better than Messi! Dost double makes him Europe's top goalscorer

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The Netherlands international scored both goals in Sporting's 2-0 win over Nacional, taking his tally to 24 in 23 league games this season

Bas Dost is on fire in Portugal! The striker has shaken off his rocky spell at Wolfsburg to become an instant hero at Sporting with his consistency for finding the net.

The Netherlands international made the difference again on Saturday with two goals in a 2-0 win over Nacional, taking his tally to 24 in 23 Primeira Liga games.

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Opening the scoring 13 minutes in with a fine header from a corner. That goal put him level with Lionel Messi and Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang in the race for the European Golden Shoe, but he soon overtook them 20 minutes later when another corner caused a stir in the defence, allowing him to pounce and double his tally.

Dost's personal record for goals in a season came in his final year at Heerenveen, in which he netted 32 in 34 games.

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