May 9, 2021

Champions League top scorers 2019-20: Haaland & Lewandowski lead the way

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Goal takes a look at the highest-scoring players in the Champions League so far this season

The knockout phase of the 2019-20 Champions League is now under way despite a three-month suspension following the Covid-19 outbreak, with the competition providing some mouthwatering ties.

Check out the below as Goal keeps you updated on the individual goal tallies for the highest-scoring Champions League players this season.

Champions League 2019-20 Top Scorers

Bayern superstar Robert Lewandowski leads the charts with 11 goals, continuing to defy expectations at 31 years of age.

Teenage wonderkid Erling Haaland is close behind on 10 strikes, scoring eight Champions League goals for RB Salzburg before his move to Borussia Dortmund in January.

The 19-year-old netted twice for Dortmund against Paris Saint-Germain in his first European outing for the Germans, making him the first player to score for two different clubs in the same Champions League season.

*Correct as of games played on Aug 7, 2020.

Pos Player Club Goals
1 Robert Lewandowski Bayern Munich 11
2 Erling Haaland Salzburg/Borussia Dortmund 10
=3 Dries Mertens Napoli 6
=3 Harry Kane Tottenham 6
=3 Serge Gnabry Bayern Munich 6
=3 Raheem Sterling Manchester City 6
=3 Memphis Depay Lyon 6
=7 Kylian Mbappe PSG 5
=7 Heung-Min Son Tottenham 5
=7 Gabriel Jesus Manchester City 5
=7 Mauro Icardi PSG 5
=7 Lautaro Martinez Inter 5
=7 Josip Ilicic Atalanta 5
=13 Karim Benzema Real Madrid 4
=13 Mohamed Salah Liverpool 4
=13 Mislav Orsic Dinamo Zagreb 4
=13 Timo Werner RB Leipzig 4
=13 Rodrygo  Real Madrid 4
=13 Marcel Sabitzer RB Leipzig 4
=13 Achraf Hakimi Borussia Dortmund 4
=13 Quincy Promes Ajax 4

Who finished top in 2018-19?

Lionel Messi finished top last season for the first time since 2011-12 with 12 goals, beating Cristiano Ronaldo’s three-year streak.

The Barcelona striker, despite his side being knocked out in the semi-finals at the hands of Liverpool, surpassed the likes of Lewandowski (eight goals), as well as Sergio Aguero, Ronaldo, Marega and Tadic (all on six goals each).