Champions League round of 16 records: Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi lead the way

Who has played the most round of 16 games and scored the most goals? Which are the most successful clubs?

Lionel Messi scored his 27th goal in 30 round of 16 appearances in 2019/20
Lionel Messi scored his 27th goal in 30 round of 16 appearances in 2019/20 AFP via Getty Images

UEFA.com keeps track of all the UEFA Champions League round of 16 record holders.

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Players

Most appearances

Watch all Cristiano Ronaldo's round of 16 goals
Watch all Cristiano Ronaldo's round of 16 goals

32 Cristiano Ronaldo (Manchester United, Real Madrid, Juventus)
30 Lionel Messi (Barcelona)
27 Iker Casillas (Real Madrid, Porto)
25 Andrés Iniesta (Barcelona)
24 Sergio Ramos (Real Madrid)
23 Dani Alves (Sevilla, Barcelona, Juventus, Paris Saint-Germain)
23 Zlatan Ibrahimović (Juventus, Internazionale Milano, Barcelona, AC Milan, Paris Saint-Germain)
23 Arjen Robben (Chelsea, Real Madrid, Bayern München)
23 Karim Benzema (Lyon, Real Madrid)
21 Xabi Alonso (Real Sociedad, Liverpool, Real Madrid, Bayern München)
21 Sergio Busquets (Barcelona)
21
Patrice Evra (Monaco, Manchester United, Juventus)
21 Cesc Fàbregas (Arsenal, Barcelona, Chelsea)
21 Frank Lampard (Chelsea, Manchester City)
21 Thomas Müller (Bayern München)
21 Manuel Neuer (Schalke, Bayern München)
21 Pepe (Porto, Real Madrid, Beşiktaş)
21 Gerard Piqué (Barcelona)

Most goals

27 Lionel Messi (Barcelona)
25 Cristiano Ronaldo (Manchester United, Real Madrid, Juventus)
12 Robert Lewandowski (Borussia Dortmund, Bayern München)
12 Thomas Müller (Bayern München)
10 Karim Benzema (Lyon, Real Madrid)8 Sergio Agüero (Atlético Madrid, Manchester City)
8 Thierry Henry (Arsenal, Barcelona)
8 Arjen Robben (Chelsea, Bayern München)
6 Edinson Cavani (Napoli, Paris Saint-Germain)
6 Samuel Eto'o (Barcelona, Internazionale Milano, Chelsea)
6 Mario Gomez (Bayern München)
6 Zlatan Ibrahimović (Barcelona, AC Milan, Paris Saint-Germain)
6 Robin van Persie (Arsenal, Manchester United)

Most goals in a game

5 Lionel Messi (Barcelona v Bayer Leverkusen, 07/03/12)
4 Mario Gomez (Bayern München v Basel, 13/03/12)
4 Josip Iličić (Atalanta v Valencia, 10/03/20)
3 Sylvain Wiltord (Lyon v Werder Bremen, 08/03/05)
3 Adriano (Internazionale Milano v Porto, 15/03/05)
3 Nicklas Bendtner (Arsenal v Porto, 09/03/10)
3 Robin van Persie (Manchester United v Olympiacos, 19/03/14)
3 Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang (Borussia Dortmund v Benfica, 08/03/17)
3 Sadio Mané (Liverpool v Porto, 14/02/18)
3 Cristiano Ronaldo (Juventus v Atlético Madrid, 12/03/19)

Most goals in a tie

Lionel Messi enjoys one of his six goals against Leverkusen in 2012
Lionel Messi enjoys one of his six goals against Leverkusen in 2012©AFP/Getty Images

6 Lionel Messi (Barcelona v Bayer Leverkusen, 2011/12)
5 Josip Iličić (Atalanta v Valencia, 2019/20)
4 Mario Gomez (Bayern München v Basel, 2011/12)
4 Cristiano Ronaldo (Real Madrid v Schalke, 2013/14)
4 Wayne Rooney (Manchester United v AC Milan, 2009/10)
4 Sylvain Wiltord (Lyon v Werder Bremen, 2004/05)

Clubs

Most appearances (inc 2019/20, max 17)

17 Real Madrid
16 Barcelona
16 Bayern München
14
Arsenal
14 Chelsea
11 Manchester United
11 Porto
11 Juventus
11 Lyon
10 AC Milan
9 Internazionale Milano

Most appearances by leagues (inc 2019/20)

Watch all of Lewandowski's round of 16 goals
Watch all of Lewandowski's round of 16 goals

59 England
54
Spain
41
Italy
39
Germany
27
France

Most different clubs represented

10 Spain
8
Germany
7
England
7
Italy
6
France

Most aggregate wins

14 Barcelona
12 Bayern München
9 Real Madrid
8 Chelsea
7 Juventus
7 Manchester United
6 Liverpool
5 Arsenal
5 AC Milan
5 Atlético Madrid
5 Lyon
5 Paris Saint-Germain

Most aggregate losses

Arsenal have lost a record nine round of 16 ties
Arsenal have lost a record nine round of 16 ties©Getty Images

9 Arsenal
8 Porto
8 Real Madrid
6 Chelsea
6
Lyon
5 AC Milan
5 Bayern München
5 Juventus
5
Manchester United
4 Bayer Leverkusen
4 Internazionale Milano

Most wins (match)

21 Barcelona
17 Bayern München
16 Real Madrid
11 Arsenal
11 Juventus
9 Liverpool
9 Lyon
9
Manchester United
8 Chelsea
8 Paris Saint-Germain

Most defeats (match)

13 Arsenal
12 Real Madrid
10 Chelsea
9
Bayern München
9
Porto
8 AC Milan
8 Bayer Leverkusen
8
Juventus
7 Borussia Dortmund
7 Lyon
7
Manchester United
6 Manchester City
6 Roma

Most goals scored

Bayern average 2.5 goals per game in the round of 16
Bayern average 2.5 goals per game in the round of 16©Getty Images

81 Bayern München
73 Barcelona
57 Real Madrid
35 Chelsea
34 Arsenal
34 Juventus
32 Manchester City
29 Paris Saint-Germain
28 Lyon
26 Liverpool
26
Manchester United

Most goals conceded

43 Real Madrid
42
Arsenal
37 Bayern München
37 Chelsea
34 Barcelona
32 Porto
31
Schalke

Biggest win (match)

7-0 Bayern München v Basel (13/03/12)
7-0 Bayern München v Shakhtar Donetsk (11/03/15)
7-0 Manchester City v Schalke (12/03/19)
7-1 Bayern München v Sporting CP (10/03/09)
7-1 Barcelona v Bayer Leverkusen (07/03/12)

Biggest win (aggregate)

Bayern beat Sporting 12-1 on aggregate in 2009
Bayern beat Sporting 12-1 on aggregate in 2009AFP via Getty Images

12-1 Bayern München v Sporting CP (5-0, 7-1) 2008/09
10-2 Lyon v Werder Bremen (3-0, 7-2) 2004/05
10-2 Barcelona v Bayer Leverkusen (3-1, 7-1) 2011/12
10-2 Bayern München v Arsenal (5-1, 5-1) 2016/17
10-2 Manchester City v Schalke (3-2, 7-0) 2018/19

Most goals in a tie

13 Bayern München 12-1 Sporting CP (2008/09)
12 Lyon 10-2 Werder Bremen (2004/05)
12 Barcelona 10-2 Bayer Leverkusen (2011/12)
12 Bayern München 10-2 Arsenal (2016/17)
12 Monaco 6-6 Manchester City (2016/17)
12 Manchester City 10-2 Schalke (2018/19)
12 Atalanta 8-4 Valencia (2019/20)

Miscellaneous

Biggest first-leg deficits recovered

0-4 Barcelona 6-1 Paris Saint-Germain (h, 2016/17)

Fastest red card

Kucher: recipient of the competition's quickest dismissal
Kucher: recipient of the competition's quickest dismissal©Getty Images

3:59 Olexandr Kucher (Shakhtar v Bayern) 11/03/2015

Ties decided in extra time

Juventus 0-1 2-0 Real Madrid (2-1 agg) 2004/05
AC Milan 0-0 1-0 Celtic (1-0 agg) 2006/07
Chelsea 1-3 4-1 Napoli (5-4 agg) 2011/12
Paris Saint-Germain 1-1 2-2 Chelsea (3-3 agg, away goals) 2014/15
Bayern 2-2 4-2 Juventus (6-4 agg) 2015/16
Porto 1-2 3-1 Roma (4-3 agg) 2018/19
Atlético 1-0 3-2 Liverpool (4-2 agg) 2019/20

Ties decided by penalty shoot-out

Fenerbahçe 3-2 Sevilla (5-5 agg) 2007/08
Schalke 4-1 Porto (1-1 agg) 2007/08
Arsenal 7-6 Roma (1-1 agg) 2008/09
APOEL 4-3 Lyon (1-1 agg) 2011/12
Atlético Madrid 3-2 Bayer Leverkusen (1-1 agg) 2014/15
Atlético Madrid 8-7 PSV Eindhoven (0-0 agg) 2015/16