UEFA Champions League is headed for the quarterfinals, with eight teams still vying for the title of the most efficient side in Europe. While two of the worlds biggest stars, Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo failed to advance, there are a host of other high scoring stars still in the competition. In truth, probably the most world’s brightest young superstars are currently shining on the biggest stage of all.
Let’s check out the goal-scoring leaderboard for this year’s competition so far.
10 goals (current leader)Erling Haaland, Borussia Dortmund
Haaland has been absolutely destroying opposing defenses in the Champions League. And he has four more goals than anybody else in the competition to show for it. He is scored more than one goals in a match three times and he is doing it when it counts as mannered. He scored three of his teams five goals over two matches against Sevilla to advance to the quarterfinals.
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8 goals6 goalsMarcus Rashford, Manchester UnitedOlivier Giroud, ChelseaAlvaro Morata, JuventusYoussef En-Nesyri, SevillaNeymar, Paris Saint-GermainMohamed Salah, Liverpool5 goalsAlessandra Plea, Borussia MonchengladbachCiro Motionless, LazioRobert Lewandowski, Bayern MunichLionel Messi, BarcelonaKarim Benzema, Real MadridSergio Oliveira, Porto 4 goalsRomelu Lukaku, Inter MilanFederico Chiesa, JuventusDiogo Jota, LiverpoolBruno Fernandes, Manchester UnitedCristiano Ronaldo, JuventusMergim Berisha, Red Bull SalzbrugDominik Szoboszlai, Red Bull SalzburgFerran Torres, Manchester City