What is the record for most UEFA Champions League goals on one matchnight? Most goals in a single night? Highest-scoring round in a group?
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The record for most goals in a single UEFA Champions League Matchday 1 came back in 2000/01, under the old format of two group stages. We have come close to breaking that several times since then, though.
Highest-scoring Champions League matchdays
How the record-breaking week unfolded
This round was the first of two group stages. The competition produced a record 449 goals, though there were 157 matches under the format. The 386 goals struck in 2020/21 came in just 119 fixtures, setting a Champions League record average of 3.24 per game.
Spartak Moskva 2-0 Leverkusen, Sporting CP 2-2 Real Madrid
Sparta Praha 0-1 Arsenal, Shakhtar 0-3 Lazio
Valencia 2-1 Olympiacos, Lyon 3-1 Heerenveen
Galatasaray 3-2 Monaco, Rangers 5-0 Sturm Graz
Hamburg 4-4 Juventus, Panathinaikos 1-1 Deportivo La Coruña
Rosenborg 3-1 Paris, Helsingborg 1-3 Bayern
Man. United 5-1 Anderlecht, PSV 2-1 Dynamo Kyiv
AC Milan 4-1 Beşiktaş, Barcelona 4-0 Leeds United
Most goals in a single Champions League night*
Most goals in a Champions League group in one night*
Most goals by Champions League Matchday*
*Under current competition format introduced in 2003/04