The group stage of the 2020-21 Champions League is drawing to a close, and the long-awaited knockout stages of the tournament will begin in a few months.
There is still a lot to play for as the competition nears the end of the group stages, with even more delicious draws ahead.
Aim will keep you updated on the individual goal counts of the highest-scoring players in the Champions League this season.
2020-21 Champions League top scorers
Wonderkid Erling Haaland, Neymar and Marcus Rashford and Alvaro Morata lead the group with six goals (although Rashford will not be able to maintain his streak as Man Utd has fallen to the Europa League).
Olivier Giroud has skyrocketed the charts after scoring all four of Chelsea’s goals in their big win in Seville; He is on par with Borussia Monchengladbach forward Alassane Plea and Lazio’s Ciro Immobile in five goals.
Meanwhile, Kylian Mbappé scored a hat-trick against Barcelona in PSG’s first round of 16 first leg at the Camp Nou.
*Correct as of games played on February 16, 2021
|= 1||Erling haaland||Borussia Dortmund||6|
|= 1||Marcus rashford||United manchester||6|
|= 1||Alvaro Morata||Juventus||6|
|= 5||Alassane’s plea||Borussia Monchengladbach||5|
|= 5||Olivier giroud||Chelsea||5|
|= 5||Cyrus immobile||Lazio||5|
|= 5||Kylian Mbappé||PSG||5|
|= 9||Lionel messi||Barcelona||4|
|= 9||Mergim berisha||RB Salzburg||4|
|= 9||Cristiano Ronaldo||Juventus||4|
|= 9||Ferran torres||Manchester city||4|
|= 9||Youssef En-Nesyri||Seville||4|
|= 9||Diogo Jota||Liverpool||4|
|= 9||Romelu lukaku||Bury||4|
|= 9||Karim Benzema||Real Madrid||4|
|= 9||Bruno fernandes||United manchester||4|
|= 9||Mohamed salah||Liverpool||4|
|= 19||Kingsley coman||Bayern Munich||3|
|= 19||Ousmane Dembélé||Barcelona||3|
|= 19||Martin Braithwaite||Barcelona||3|
|= 19||Zapata Tobacco||Atalanta||3|
|= 19||Timo Werner||Chelsea||3|
|= 19||Robert Lewandowski||Bayern Munich||3|
|= 19||Moise kean||PSG||3|
|= 19||Joao Felix||Atletico Madrid||3|
|= 19||Sergio Oliveira||Porto||3|
|= 19||Anton Miranchuk||Lokomotiv Moscow||3|
|= 19||Angelino||RB Leipzig||3|
|= 19||Irfan Can Kahveci||Istanbul Basaksehir||3|
|= 19||Hans vanaken||Witch club||3|
Who finished first in 2019-20?
Robert Lewandowski was the top scorer in the Champions League last season, and his 15 goals were instrumental in Bayern Munich winning the competition.
The German giants collected their sixth Champions League trophy after beating Paris Saint-Germain 1-0 in the final of the tournament, with Kingsley Coman scoring the winning goal early in the second half.
Haaland followed with 10 goals for both RB Salzburg and Dortmund, and nine goals from Bayern teammate Serge Gnabry placed him third.
Eddie is an Australian news reporter with over 9 years in the industry and has published on Forbes and tech crunch.