CHAMPIONS LEAGUE TOP SCORERS
Champions league is an annual football competition organized by Union of European Football Association. Leading clubs in national leagues of specific European countries are qualified for champions league. It is the most prestigious competition between football clubs in the world of football. It is a knockout competition and a total of 32 teams are qualified for this competition. Real Madrid is the current champion and most successful club of the champions league.
After shocking defeats of Real Madrid and Paris Saint Germain in round of sixteen this year one Spanish (Barcelona), one Italian (Juventus), one from Portugal (Porto), one from Netherland (Ajax) and four English football clubs (Manchester City, Liverpool, Tottenham Hotspur and Manchester United) are qualified for quarterfinals. Apparently, English clubs are dominating this league.
CHAMPIONS LEAGUE TOP SCORERS
Here we are providing you the list of individual top scorers in 2018/19 season of the champions league.
Lionel Messi is acing in goals netting race of this season of the champions league. He had already scored 8 goals in 7 games of this competition including a stunning hat-trick against PSV Eindhoven. Lionel Messi Is always in front when it comes to goal scoring and taking his club to glory. He is also the second all-time top scorer in Champions league. Apart from his stunning performance in goalscoring Lionel Messi is also assisting his team in scoring goals. He assisted three goals this season from which two brilliant assists came in a jaw-dropping performance against Lyon in the second leg of the round of 16.
Lewandowski a Poland striker plays as a striker for German football club Bayern Munich. Robert Lewandowski is a goal scoring machine whether it comes to German national league (Bundesliga) or UEFA champions league. He had scored 8 goals in 8 matches in this season of UEFA champions league. Though his team didn’t qualify for quarter finals due to a fighting defeat against Liverpool football club in a round of 16.
Dusan Tadic is a Serbian striker who plays for a Dutch football club Ajax. He proved himself a great striker by playing brilliantly in both Netherland national league and UEFA champions league. Tadic is the second top scorer of Netherland national and third top scorer in UEFA champions league. Dusan Tadic had scored 6 goals in 9 games of 2018/19 season of the champions league and assisted in 3 goals for his team.
Marega is a Malian footballer and plays as a forward for a Portugal football club Porto. Moussa also named himself in the list of this year top scorers of UEFA champions league. He is currently the fourth top scorer in the champions league. He had also scored six goals in only 8 games. Moussa had also provided two assists to his teammates. Marega helped his team to get qualified for champions league quarterfinals this year but a pity for its team that gets draw with Liverpool football club who is performing very well. Even he didn’t score in first leg match against Liverpool and can’t save his team from a defeat from Liverpool in the first leg of champions league quarterfinals.
Edin Dzeko is a Bosnian footballer plays as a forward player for Italian reputed football club Roma. He is one of the senior players at Roma. Edin Dzeko bagged 5 goals in only 6 games for his club in the champions league. He had also assisted 3 goals for his football club. But unfortunately, like last year Roma stunned everyone by defeating fc Barcelona in champions league quarterfinals his cub didn’t qualify for quarterfinals this year after a defeat against Porto FC in the round of 16.
Here are the stats of top champions league scorers.