Teams with multiple goal-getters add significant versatility to their style of play, providing stability to the attacking line. With numerous teammates contributing to their offensive dominance, such teams pose potent threats to opponents, especially in terms of scoring goals.

Scoring goals is the ultimate objective in football and holds paramount importance for a team. While forwards are often destined to score with ease, many midfielders and defenders have also found their names on the scoresheet, demonstrating their effectiveness in making a difference.

The Indian Super League (ISL) 2023–24 season has showcased such versatility among its teams. From Cup winner Mumbai City FC to League Shield champion Mohun Bagan SG, several teams have displayed their squad's immense potential, resulting in numerous goals scored by most of their starting eleven players.

With that said, let's examine the clubs in the ISL 2023–24 season with the highest number of different scorers.

Mumbai City FC - 16 different goalscorers

From Des Buckingham's tutelage to Petr Kratky's guidance, Mumbai City FC maintained their goal-scoring supremacy throughout the entire season, finishing with the second-highest tally of 42 goals. From Lallianzuala Chhangte's consistent performances to Vikram Partap Singh's emergence, from Jorge Pereyra Diaz's prowling presence to Guarrotxena's impactful stint, all these elements gelled together under Kratky's leadership, establishing the team as one of the most formidable attacking sides in the league.

The Islanders also displayed their comeback spirit and resilient character in several decisive matches, bouncing back despite trailing by a goal or two. Kratky's men staged a remarkable comeback win against FC Goa despite going 0-2 down until the 89th minute in the first leg of the semi-final. They continued this trend in the ISL final as well, scoring a hat trick of goals in the second half after trailing by a goal at halftime. Mumbai City FC saw a record 16 different players putting their names on the scoresheet for them this season.

Goalscorers: Lallianzuala Chhangte, Bipin Singh, Vikram Partap Singh, Jakub Vojtus, Iker Guarrotxena, Apuia, Jorge Pereyra Diaz, Yoell Van Nieff, Abdenasser El Khayati, Greg Stewart, Mehtab Singh, Gurkirat Singh, Alberto Noguera, Tiri, Akash Mishra, Rostyn Griffiths.

Mohun Bagan Super Giant - 15 different goalscorers

Mohun Bagan Super Giant clinched their first-ever ISL League Shield in the season, scoring a record-high 47 goals in the league's history with contributions from 15 different players. The Mariners' offensive prowess was evident throughout, as they dominated with a flurry of goals.

Featuring a deadly attacking trio of Armano Sadiku, Dimitri Petratos, and Jason Cummings, alongside dynamic Indian wingers like Manvir Singh and Liston Colaco, Mohun Bagan SG formed a formidable forward line that led them to the highest number of wins (15) and secured a record 48 points from the league stage.

Goalscorers: Dimitri Petratos, Sahal Abdul Samad, Manvir Singh, Liston Colaco, Jason Cummings, Hugo Boumous, Anwar Ali, Hector Yuste, Anirudh Thapa, Subhasish Bose, Joni Kauko, Kiyan Nassiri, Brendan Hamill, Deepak Tangri.

FC Goa - 13 different goalscorers

 

FC Goa continued to showcase their fluid, possession-based football and maintained their distinctive style as they concluded the league season with the third-highest tally of goals (39) and were also third in terms of different goalscorers. Featuring Moroccan winger Noah Sadaoui and seasoned Spanish forward Carlos Martinez, the Gaurs demonstrated adaptability in their approach.

Under the guidance of former ISL Cup winner Manolo Marquez, FC Goa secured a playoff spot for the first time in three years. They notably embarked on a record-breaking 12-match unbeaten streak from the outset, which came to an end with a narrow 0-1 defeat against Mohun Bagan SG.

Goalscorers: Mohammed Yasir, Jay Gupta, Carlos Martinez, Noah Sadaoui, Victor Rodriguez, Borja Herrera, Brandon Fernandes, Carl McHugh, Rowlin Borges, Odei Onaindia, Sandesh Jhingan, Boris Singh, Udanta Singh

Chennaiyin FC - 12 different goalscorers

 

With Scottish head coach Owen Coyle back at the helm, Chennaiyin FC returned to the playoffs after a three-season absence, securing the sixth spot with a commendable turnaround in the latter half of the season.

From Rafael Crivellaro to Jordan Murray, Connor Shields to Rahim Ali, all forwards played pivotal roles for Chennaiyin FC, contributing to the majority of the goals throughout the season. A total of 12 different players found their names on the scoresheet for Chennaiyin FC.

Goalscorers: Ryan Edwards, Farukh Choudhary, Ninthoi Meetei, Rahim Ali, Rafael Crivellaro, Jordan Murray, Irfan Yadward, Aakash Sangwan, Connor Shields, Ankit Mukherjee, Vincy Barretto, Lazar Cirkovic

Kerala Blasters FC - 10 different goalscorers

 

Under Ivan Vukomanovic's guidance, Kerala Blasters FC secured their third consecutive playoff berth. Despite the absence of captain Adrian Luna for much of the season, Greek forward Dimitrios Diamantakos emerged as the standout performer in the Blasters' attack, leading the team admirably.

Diamantakos clinched the prestigious 'Golden Boot' accolade with 13 goals, playing a pivotal role in Vukomanovic's tactical approach. Additionally, forwards such as Daisuke Sakai and Kwame Peprah, along with midfielders like Danish Farooq and Mohammed Aimen, made significant contributions with their impressive offensive capabilities for the Blasters.

Goalscorers: Adrian Luna, Dimitrios Diamantakos, Kwame Peprah, Mohammed Aimen, Milos Drincic, Daisuke Sakai, Vibin Mohanan, Nihal Sudeesh, Fedor Cernych, Danish Farooq

Odisha FC - 10 different goalscorers

 

Next up is Sergio Lobera's Odisha FC, who turned their home ground into a fortress by remaining unbeaten throughout the season. Under Lobera's guidance, the Kalinga Warriors had a breakthrough season, qualifying for the semi-finals for the first time in their history.

Led by veteran striker Roy Krishna and prolific goal scorer Diego Mauricio, and supported by creator-in-chief Ahmed Jahouh, Odisha FC's forward line showcased attractive football throughout the season. Lobera's team scored a total of 35 goals, the fourth-highest in the latest ISL season. Ten unique players contributed to their goals tally.

Goalscorers: Diego Mauricio, Roy Krishna, Isak Vanlalruatfela, Puitea, Ahmed Jahouh, Mourtada Fall, Carlos Delgado, Jerry Mawihmingthanga, Princeton Rebello, Hitesh Sharma