Ademola Lookman Performance in The Europa League final Earns Him a Perfect Rating of 10/10 From L’Equipe

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Ademola Lookman stellar performance in the Europa League final on Wednesday, May 22, 2024, earned him a perfect rating of 10/10 from L’Equipe.

Lookman joined the list of players who were given a perfect rating in a match thanks to his three goals against Bayer Leverkusen. The Atalanta attacker is the first player to earn the perfect rating since Erling Haaland earned it in 2023 after scoring five goals against RB Leipzig in the Champions League last season.

Inter Miami attacker Lionel Messi had the perfect rating twice. The first 10/10 perfect rating of Messi came in the Champions League match between Barcelona and Bayer Leverkusen in 2012, where Lionel Messi scored five goals in the game.

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The second-perfect rating for Lionel Messi came when he scored four goals against Arsenal in the 2010 Champions League season.

The Nigerian scored a hat-trick against the reigning champions of the German Bundesliga, Bayer Leverkusen, despite the German club aspiring to finish the season unbeaten in all competitions.

The German side still have an opportunity to continue the unbeaten record in Germany when they play against 1. FC Kaiserslautern in the DFB Pokal final.

It was a poor night for the Bayer Leverkusen side in the Europa League final. Eight players from the club picked a 5/10 rating from Blid.

It was the club’s worst rating ever in the Europa League this season. Granit Xhaka, Victor Boniface, and Florian Wirtz came off flat in the game against Atalanta. 

L’Equipe All-Time Perfect Score Rating 

1. Franck Sauzee (France vs. Greece, 1988)

2. Bruno Martini (France vs. Greece, 1988)

3. Oleg Salenko (Russia vs. Cameroon, 1994)

4. Lars Windfeld (Aarhus vs. Nantes, 1997)

5. Lionel Messi (Barcelona vs. Arsenal 2010)

6. Lionel Messi (Barcelona vs. Bayer Leverkusen, 2012)

7. Robert Lewandowski (Borussia Dortmund vs. Real Madrid 2013)

8. Carlos Eduardo (OGC Nice vs. Guingamp, 2014)

9. Neymar (Paris Saint-Germain vs. Dijon, 2018)

10. Dusan Tadic (Ajax vs. Real Madrid, 2019)

11. Lucas Moura (Tottenham vs. Ajax, 2019)

12. Serge Gnabry (Bayern Munich vs. Tottenham Hotspur, 2019)

13. Kylian Mbappe (France v. Khazakstan, 2021)

14. Alban Lafont (Nantes vs. Paris Saint-Germain, 2021)

15. Erling Haaland (Manchester City vs. Manchester United, 2022)

16. Dominik Livakovic (Croatia vs. Brazil, 2022)

17. Erling Haaland (Manchester City vs. RB Leipzig 2023)

18. Ademola Lookman (Atalanta vs. Bayer Leverkusen, 2024)

What Next for Ademola Lookman and Atalanta 

The Atalanta side, which had secured qualification for the 2024–25 Champions League after winning the Europa League, will play the last game of the season in the Serie A against Torino on May 26, 2024, at 5:00 p.m.

Ademola Lookman will be looking forward to adding to his goal tally before the season ends. Lookman is an integral part of the Atalanta squad and may get honored by the fans in the game against Torino for his performance against Bayer Leverkusen.

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