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.
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.
|1||Robert Lewandowski||Bayern Munich||11|
|2||Erling Haaland||Salzburg/Borussia Dortmund||10|
|=3||Serge Gnabry||Bayern Munich||6|
|=3||Raheem Sterling||Manchester City||6|
|=7||Gabriel Jesus||Manchester City||5|
|=13||Karim Benzema||Real Madrid||4|
|=13||Mislav Orsic||Dinamo Zagreb||4|
|=13||Timo Werner||RB Leipzig||4|
|=13||Marcel Sabitzer||RB Leipzig||4|
|=13||Achraf Hakimi||Borussia Dortmund||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).