2017-18 Champions League group stage is highest scoring in competition history

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Paris Saint-Germain and Liverpool led the way in a record-setting group phase, as they were the only two sides to top 20 total goals

The 2017-18 Champions League group phase has set the record for the highest-scoring group stage in the competition's history. 

With 306 total goals between the 32 teams, never before have so many goals been tallied in a Champions League group stage. 

Led by Paris Saint-Germain, who scored 25 times in six games and Liverpool, who netted 23 times, the goals flew in consistently across the 96 total matches in the group phase. 

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PSG set the record for the most goals ever in the Champions League group stage, while the Reds come in second on that list after their 7-0 demolition of Spartak Moscow on the final day of group play. 

Each Champions League group stage match averaged 3.2 goals, and each team averaged more than 1.5 goals per game. 

 

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