The Indian Super League (ISL) 2023-24 featured top-notch players who not only entertained audiences with their goals but also demonstrated their ability to consistently find the back of the net. These players not only displayed their ability to find the back of the net consistently but also for their remarkable efficiency in doing so. 

These individuals have not only scored important goals but did so at a rate that reflects their clinical finishing. Having said that, here’s a look at five players from the season gone by with the best minutes to goal ratio in the season gone by with a minimum criteria of five goals scored.  

1) Tomi Juric - Goal every 59 mins

Tomi Juric, the Australian centre-forward, made a significant impact for Northeast United FC despite his season being curtailed by injury. Known for his physical presence and technical proficiency, Juric averaged a goal every 59 minutes during the season. He scored a brace on his first start for the club during their 3-2 win against East Bengal FC, followed by another brace against Mohun Bagan Super Giant and then a goal against FC Goa, making it three goals in as many games he started before suffering an injury. 

Despite playing only 295 minutes due to injury, he managed to score five goals across six games, showcasing his ability to be a clinical finisher and a pivotal attacking asset whenever he stepped onto the field.

2) Dimitrios Diamantakos - Goal every 102.54 mins 

Dimitrios Diamantakos emerged as the Golden Boot winner of the ISL 2023-24 season, leading Kerala Blasters FC's attacking line with distinction. The Greek forward demonstrated his prowess by scoring 13 goals and providing three assists in 1333 minutes of play. 

With a goal every 103 minutes on average, Diamantakos proved to be a reliable goal-scoring threat throughout the campaign, contributing significantly to Kerala Blasters FC's season as they finished 5th in the league and qualified for the playoffs for a third consecutive campaign.

3) Wilmar Jordan Gil - Goal every 105.13 mins

Wilmar Jordan Gil, the Colombian center-forward, showcased his sharp finishing and tactical awareness for Punjab FC in the ISL 2023-24 season, becoming a key component of their attack alongside Luka Majcen and Madih Talal. 

Gil's ability to hold the ball in tight spaces and find the back of the net was evident as he scored eight goals in 841 minutes of play, having joined the club during the winter transfer window. With an average of scoring a goal every 106 minutes, Gil's contributions were crucial in Punjab FC's season as they came close to reaching the playoffs, eventually finishing eighth in their debut ISL season.

4) Jason Cummings - Goal every 106.67 mins

Jason Cummings played a pivotal role in Mohun Bagan SG's successful season, contributing 11 goals and two assists as they won the League Shield for the first time. Making 23 appearances throughout the season, the summer signing finished as the club’s top scorer, impressing in his first season for the club as the Mariners netted the most goals in the 2023-24 season. 

The Australian forward's physicality and aggression posed constant problems for opposition defences, with Cummings averaging a goal every 107 minutes over 1280 minutes of play. His partnership with fellow attackers and his ability to score crucial goals displayed his quality and made him one of the most featured strikers in the league.

5) Diego Mauricio - Goal every 116.91 mins

Brazilian Diego Mauricio showcased his speed, agility, and dribbling abilities for Odisha FC throughout the ISL 2023-24 season, delivering again in his second season for the club. Mauricio's ability to exploit defensive gaps and create scoring opportunities was key as he scored 11 goals and provided an assist in 1286 minutes of play, helping Odisha FC qualify for the semi-finals for the first time in history. 

With a goal every 116 minutes on average, Mauricio's dynamic movement and intelligent positioning off the ball consistently troubled opposition defences, making him a standout performer for Odisha FC. He netted the second most goals for the club behind Roy Krishna, two short of the Fijian’s tally.