Champions League top scorers 2018-19: Lewandowski, Messi & Neymar lead the way

Goal takes a look at the highest-scoring players in the Champions League so far this season

The 2018-19 Champions League is heading into the knockout stage and the last 16 ties are now known.

This season's edition of the tournament has already proven to be a thrilling and jam-packed watch, with there being numerous 'Groups of Death' and battles between the biggest names in European football – as well as chances for individual names to shine.

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

Champions League 2018-19 Top Scorers

Edin Dzeko Roma

Bayern Munich forward Robert Lewandowski currently leads the way as the top scorer in this season's Champions League with eight goals, with Barcelona talisman Lionel Messi next in line on six.

They are followed closely by Roma's Edin Dzeko Paris Saint-Germain's Neymar, Andrej Kramaric, Dusan Tadic, Paulo Dybala and Porto's Moussa Marega on five while Harry Kane, Antoine Griezmann, Mauro Icardi and Raphael Guerreiro sit on four successful strikes.

Meanwhile Cristiano Ronaldo has found difficulty netting on the European stage so far this season, a platform in which he usually flourishes in front of goal.

*Correct as of December 12, 2018.

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Pos Player Club Goals
1 Robert Lewandowski Bayern Munich 8
2 Lionel Messi Barcelona 6
=3 Edin Dzeko Roma 5
=3 Dusan Tadic Ajax 5
=3 Andrej Kramaric Hoffenheim 5
=3 Neymar PSG 5
=3 Moussa Marega FC Porto 5
=3 Paulo Dybala Juventus 5
=9 Antoine Griezmann Atletico Madrid 4
=9 Harry Kane Tottenham 4
=9 Raphael Guerreiro Borussia Dortmund 4
=9 Mauro Icardi Inter 4
=13 Kylian Mbappe PSG 3
=13 Gareth Bale Real Madrid 3
=13 Nabil Fekir Lyon 3
=13 Karim Benzema Real Madrid 3
=13 Cengiz Under Roma 3
=13 Nikola Vlasic CSKA Moscow 3
=13 Jesus Corona Porto 3
=13 Junior Moraes Shakhtar Donetsk 3
=13 Maxwel Cornet Lyon 3
=13 Gabriel Jesus Manchester City 3
=13 Dries Mertens Napoli 3
=13 Guillaume Hoarau Young Boys 3
=13 David Silva Manchester City 3
=13 Nicolas Tagliafico Ajax 3
=13 Lorenzo Insigne Napoli 3
=13 Mohamed Salah Liverpool 3
=13 Luuk de Jong Ajax 3

Who finished top in 2017-18?

Cristiano Ronaldo Real Madrid Champions League final 2017-18

Ronaldo finished last year's Champions League campaign as top scorer with Real Madrid having registered 15 goals in 11 games, despite not managing to bag a goal past the quarter-final stage.

Liverpool trio Roberto Firmino, Mohamed Salah and Sadio Mane all finished in joint-second place with 10 goals apiece, and Dzeko placed in fifth position with eight goals following his strike against the Reds in the semi-finals that failed to secure a comeback.

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