Champions League 2021-22 top scorers: Haller, Salah, Lewandowski & the race for most goals

The 2021-22 Champions League group stage is now underway, with Europe’s biggest heavyweights competing for continental glory.

The likes of Barcelona , Real Madrid , Liverpool , Manchester City and PSG are all involved, with some enticing match-ups already taking place.

Goal will keep you updated on the individual goal tallies for the highest-scoring Champions League players this season.

Champions League 2021-22 Top Scorers

Ajax‘s Sebastien Haller currently leads the pack with an impressive six goals to his name, scoring an astonishing four goals in his side’s opening group-stage 5-1 victory against Sporting.

He is followed by Liverpool‘s star marksman Mohamed Salah on five goals, as well as prized Bayern striker Robert Lewandowski also with five strikes to his name.

The rest of the list includes the likes of Antoine Griezmann, Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi on three goals apiece.

* Correct as of games played on Nov 2, 2021, not including qualifying games

Pos Player Club Goals
1 Robert Lewandowski Bayern Munich 7

Sebastien Haller

Ajax 6

Mohamed Salah


=3 Cristiano Ronaldo Manchester United 5

 Christopher Nkunku

RB Leipzig

=5 Leroy Sane Bayern Munich 4
=7 Antoine Griezmann Atletico Madrid 3


 Karim Adeyemi RB Salzburg 3


Riyad Mahrez Manchester City 3


Hans Vanaken Club Brugge 3


Lionel Messi PSG 3

Who finished top in 2020-21?

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Borussia Dortmund wonderkid Erling Haaland was crowned the Champions League top-scorer in 2020-21 season despite his side being knocked out at the quarter-final stage.

Haaland scored 10 goals, finishing two goals ahead of PSG star Kylian Mbappe and four ahead of the likes of Marcus Rashford, Olivier Giroud and Mohamed Salah who scored six goals each.

It was Lewandowski who finished as the Champions League top scorer the campaign prior in 2019-20, which is also the season that Bayern won the competition.


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