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

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

The 2018-19 Champions League last 16 phase has just begun, with a slew of mouthwatering fixtures set to take place.

This season's edition of the tournament has already proven to be a thrilling and action-packed watch, with 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.

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Champions League 2018-19 Top Scorers


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 Edin Dzeko, Neymar, Andrej Kramaric, Dusan Tadic, Paulo Dybala and Moussa Marega on five while Harry Kane, Antoine Griezmann, Mauro Icardi, Karim Benzema, Kylian Mbappe 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 games played on February 20, 2019.

Pos Player Club Goals
1 Robert Lewandowski Bayern Munich 8
2 Lionel Messi Barcelona 6
=3 Neymar PSG 5
=3 Edin Dzeko Roma 5
=3 Paulo Dybala Juventus 5
=3 Andrej Kramaric Hoffenheim 5
=3 Moussa Marega FC Porto 5
=3 Dusan Tadic Ajax 5
=9 Antoine Griezmann Atletico Madrid 4
=9 Raphael Guerreiro Borussia Dortmund 4
=9 Harry Kane Tottenham 4
=9 Mauro Icardi Inter 4
=9 Harry Kane Tottenham 4
=9 Kylian Mbappe PSG 4
=9 Karim Benzema  Real Madrid 4
=16 Sergio Aguero Manchester City 3
=16 Nicolas Tagliafico Ajax 3
=16  Gareth Bale Real Madrid 3
=16 Maxwel Cornet Lyon 3
=16 Jesus Corona Porto 3
=16 Gabriel Jesus Manchester City 3
=16 Luuk de Jong Ajax 3
=16 Nabil Fekir Lyon 3
=16 Guillaume Hoarau Young Boys 3
=16 Lorenzo Insigne Napoli 3
=16 David Silva Manchester City 3
=16 Dries Mertens Napoli 3
=16 Junior Moraes Shakhtar Donetsk 3
=16 Mohamed Salah Liverpool 3
=16 Cengiz Under Roma 3
=16 Nikola Vlasic CSKA Moscow 3
=16 Leroy Sane Manchester City 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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