Champions League top goal scorers 2021-2022: Updated golden boot rankings

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)

Rank Participant Workforce Goals (PKs) Assists Matches Mins
1. Robert Lewandowski Bayern Munich 9 (1) 1 5 439
two. Sebastien Haller Ajax seven 1 4 353
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
  Paulinho Sporting CP 3 1 4 317
  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.

Yr Participant Workforce Goals
2020-21 Erling Haaland B. Dortmund 10
2019-twenty Robert Lewandowski Bayern Munich fifteen
2018-19 Lionel Messi Barcelona twelve
2017-eighteen Cristiano Ronaldo Real Madrid fifteen
2016-seventeen Cristiano Ronaldo Real Madrid twelve
2015-sixteen Cristiano Ronaldo Real Madrid sixteen
2014-fifteen Lionel Messi Barcelona 10
  Cristiano Ronaldo Real Madrid 10
  Neymar Barcelona 10
2013-14 Cristiano Ronaldo Real Madrid seventeen
2012-thirteen Cristiano Ronaldo Real Madrid twelve
2011-twelve Lionel Messi Barcelona 14
2010-eleven Lionel Messi Barcelona twelve
2009-10 Lionel Messi Barcelona 8
2008-09 Lionel Messi Barcelona 9
2007-08 Cristiano Ronaldo Guy United 8
2006-07 Kaka AC Milan 10
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
1999-00 Mario Jardel Porto 10
  Rivaldo Barcelona 10
  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
1995-96 Jari Litmanen Ajax 9
1994-ninety five George Weah PSG seven
1993-ninety four Hristo Stoichkov Barcelona 5
1992-ninety three Franck Sauzee Marseille 5