Cristiano Ronaldo vs Lionel Messi: How many injury-time goals have the two stars scored in Champions League?

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Cristiano Ronaldo scored a later equaliser against Atalanta in a Champions League 2021/22 group stage tie on November 2 as Manchester United came back from behind twice to seal a crucial point against the Serie A side.

Atalanta took the lead twice in the match but on both occasions, Ronaldo restored parity for the Red Devils. This was the 13th time in the Champions League, that Ronaldo scored a goal in the 90th minute or after it. He went past former Manchester City star, Sergio Aguero's record of scoring the most number of match-winning goals on or after 90 minutes. 

Ronaldo has three game-winning goals in the Champions League after the 90th minute. He has scored match-winning goals against Villarreal, Sporting Lisbon (2007/08) and Manchester City (2012/13).

Cristiano Ronaldo, Man Utd vs Villarreal, Champions League 2021-22

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When it comes to scoring late goals in the Champions League, Ronaldo's rival Lionel Messi is quite far. The Argentine has managed to score late goals in only six matches in his career compared to Ronaldo's tally of 12.

Here, we take a look at all the Champions League matches in which Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi have scored on or after 90 minutes.

Champions League Matches in which Ronaldo scored in the 90th minute or after it.

Season Match Goal minute Result
2007/08 Manchester United 2-1 Sporting Lisbon 90+2 W
2011/12 Real Madrid 4-1 CSKA Moscow 90+2 W
2012/13 Real Madrid 3-2 Manchester City 90 W
2012./13 Galatasaray 3-2 Real Madrid 90+3 L
2013/14 Galatasaray 1-6 Real Madrid 90+1 W
2013/14 Bayern Munich 0-4 Real Madrid 90 W
2013/14 Real Madrid 4-1 Atletico Madrid 120 W
2015/16 Malmo 0-2 Real Madrid 90 W
2016/17 Real Madrid 4-2 Bayern Munich 104 W
2016/17 Real Madrid 4-2 Bayern Munich 109 W
2017/18 Real Madrid 1-3 Juventus 90+7 L
2021/22 Manchester United 2-1 Villarreal 90+5 W
2021/22 Atalanta 2-2 Manchester United 90+1 D

Champions League Matches in which Lionel Messi scored in the 90th minute or after it.

Season Match Goal minute Result
2008/09 Shakhtar Donetsk 1-2 FC Barcelona 90+4 W
2010/11 FC Barcelona 2-0 FC Copenhagen 90 W
2011/12 Viktoria Plzen 0-4 FC Barcelona 90+4 W
2012/13 Celtic 2-1 FC Barcelona 90+1 L
2018./19 Tottenham Hotspur 2-4 FC Barcelona 90 W
2020/21 Juventus 0-2 FC Barcelona 90+1 W