There’s a familiar identify atop the UEFA Champions League scoring charts: Bayern Munich’s Robert Lewandowski. Just after his hat trick on Matchday 4 and a beautiful bicycle kick purpose on Matchday 5, the Poland intercontinental has catapulted to the leading of the charts, two ahead of the other hot scorer in the Champions League, Ajax Amsterdam’s Sebastien Haller.
Haller has scored in each and every purpose that Ajax has played. He exploded for 4 aims in Ajax’s opening team match and then scored a purpose in the subsequent three to attain 7 aims for the event. The two Lewandowski and Haller have arrived at an previously outstanding haul when you look at that last season’s leading scorer, Borussia Dortmund’s Erling Haaland, had the very best purpose-scoring complete of the event with 10.
But continue to keep an eye out for superstars Cristiano Ronaldo (Manchester United) and Mo Salah (Liverpool) who are the two lurking shut at the rear of the two leading spots. Ronaldo scored two times on Matchday 4 to transfer to 5 aims, likely even with Salah who did not obtain the again of the net in opposition to Atletico Madrid. RB Leipzig attacker Christopher Nkunku joins the rarefied corporation following scoring in opposition to PSG.
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In the chart under, the players are ranked by their purpose totals starting with the team phase. Assists are used as the first tiebreaker, and the 2nd tiebreaker is fewest minutes played. The two are in line with the leading scorer tiebreakers that European governing body UEFA applied for the European Championships.
Champions League Top Scorers (2021-2022)
|1.||Robert Lewandowski||Bayern Munich||9 (1)||1||5||439|
|3.||Cristiano Ronaldo||Guy United||6||5||431|
|4.||Mohamed Salah||Liverpool||5 (1)||4||329|
|Christopher Nkunku||RB Leipzig||5||4||351|
|6.||Leroy Sane||Bayern Munich||4||4||5||410|
|Riyad Mahrez||Guy Town||4 (two)||4||338|
|Karim Benzema||Real Madrid||4 (1)||4||349|
|9.||Paulo Dybala||Juventus||3 (two)||1||two||167|
|Hans Vanaken||Club Brugge||3||1||3||270|
|Antoine Griezmann||Atletico Madrid||3||3||one hundred fifteen|
|Darwin Nunez||Benfica||3 (1)||4||224|
|Lionel Messi||PSG||3 (1)||3||270|
|Karim Adeyemi||RB Salzburg||3 (two)||4||303|
Observe: Overall of 22 players tied with two aims scored and 88 players tied with a person purpose scored. There have also been eight own aims among the complete of 200 scored in the event.
Champions League Top Scorers (since 1992-ninety three)
Below are the leading scorers for just about every UEFA Champions League event since the new format was adopted in 1992-ninety three.
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No shock as to who the players are who have topped the list on most instances: Cristiano Ronaldo has led the charts 7 moments, and Messi 6. Their dominant operate has happened in the previous 14 editions of the Champions League, even though neither has claimed the honor in the previous two strategies.
|2020-21||Erling Haaland||B. Dortmund||10|
|2019-twenty||Robert Lewandowski||Bayern Munich||fifteen|
|2017-eighteen||Cristiano Ronaldo||Real Madrid||fifteen|
|2016-seventeen||Cristiano Ronaldo||Real Madrid||twelve|
|2015-sixteen||Cristiano Ronaldo||Real Madrid||sixteen|
|Cristiano Ronaldo||Real Madrid||10|
|2013-14||Cristiano Ronaldo||Real Madrid||seventeen|
|2012-thirteen||Cristiano Ronaldo||Real Madrid||twelve|
|2007-08||Cristiano Ronaldo||Guy United||8|
|2005-06||Andriy Shevchenko||AC Milan||9|
|2004-05||Ruud van Nistelrooy||Guy United||8|
|2003-04||Fernando Morientes||AS Monaco||9|
|2002-03||Ruud van Nistelrooy||Guy United||twelve|
|2001-02||Ruud van Nistelrooy||Guy United||10|
|2000-01||Raul Gonzalez||Real Madrid||seven|
|Raul Gonzalez||Real Madrid||10|
|1998-ninety nine||Andriy Shevchenko||Dynamo Kyiv||8|
|Dwight Yorke||Guy United||8|
|1997-98||Alessandro Del Piero||Juventus||10|
|1996-ninety seven||Milinko Pantic||Atletico Madrid||5|
|1994-ninety five||George Weah||PSG||seven|
|1993-ninety four||Hristo Stoichkov||Barcelona||5|
|1992-ninety three||Franck Sauzee||Marseille||5|