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Champions League top scorers 2020-21: Haaland, Rashford and Morata lead the way

Here’s what you need to know about the top scorers in this year’s competition, with candidates from Borussia Dortmund, Manchester United and Juventus

The group phase of the 2020-21 Champions League is winding down, with the eagerly-anticipated knockout phases of the tournament starting in a few short months.

There is still a lot to play for as the competition nears the end of the group phases, with even more mouthwatering ties ahead.

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

Editors’ Picks

Wonderkid Erling Haaland leads the pack with six goals for Dortmund, already setting Europe alight in his first full season at the Bundesliga side.

However he has been matched by Marcus Rashford and Alvaro Morata, who also both have six strikes apiece for Manchester United and Juventus respectively – with Rashford setting a new Champions League record with his hat-trick against RB Leipzig.

Olivier Giroud has shot up the charts after scoring all four of Chelsea‘s goals as they won big in Sevilla; he is level with Borussia Monchengladbach striker Alassane Plea on five strikes.

 *Correct as of games played on Dec 1, 2020.

PosPlayerClubGoals
=1Erling HaalandBorussia Dortmund6
=1Marcus RashfordManchester United6
=1Alvaro MorataJuventus6
=4Alassane PleaBorussia Monchengladbach5
=4Olivier GiroudChelsea5
=6Mergim BerishaRB Salzburg4
=6Ciro ImmobileLazio4
=6Diogo JotaLiverpool4
=6Romelu LukakuInter4
=10Lionel MessiBarcelona3
=10Kingsley ComanBayern Munich3
=10Ousmane DembeleBarcelona3
=10Martin BraithwaiteBarcelona3
=10Bruno FernandesManchester United3
=10Duvan ZapataAtalanta3
=10Timo WernerChelsea3
=10Ferran TorresManchester City3
=10Robert LewandowskiBayern Munich3
=10Joao FelixAtletico Madrid3
=10Sergio OliveiraPorto3
=10Anton MiranchukLokomotiv Moscow3
=10NeymarPSG3
=10Irfan Can KahveciIstanbul Basaksehir3

Who finished top in 2019-20?

Robert Lewandowski was the top-scorer in last season’s Champions League, his 15 strikes instrumental in Bayern Munich winning the competition.

The German giants picked up their sixth Champions League trophy after beating Paris Saint-Germain 1-0 in the final of the tournament, with Kingsley Coman netting the winning goal early in the second half.

He was followed by Haaland with 10 strikes for both RB Salzburg and Dortmund, and Bayern team-mate Serge Gnabry’s nine strikes placing him third.

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