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Europe's 2020/21 top scorer: who is in the running?

Cristiano Ronaldo, Lionel Messi, Kylian Mbappé and Erling Haaland are in the chasing pack, but Robert Lewandowski is a long way out in front.

Robert Lewandowski's hat-trick against Stuttgart on 20 March made him the first non-German to 35 goals in a Bundesliga season
Robert Lewandowski's hat-trick against Stuttgart on 20 March made him the first non-German to 35 goals in a Bundesliga season POOL/AFP via Getty Images

As the campaign unfolds, UEFA.com is tracking the top scorers in the continent's leading men's domestic leagues and UEFA's most prominent club competitions.

Erling Haaland is setting the pace in Europe with ten UEFA Champions League goals this season, while Robert Lewandowski, despite his current injury absence, is a formidable ten goals clear of the next highest scorer in the top domestic competitions, Cristiano Ronaldo, with Lionel Messi two further back.

Top scorers in Europe's 2020/21 top five domestic leagues

Lewandowski: Watch all of his 2019/20 goals
Lewandowski: Watch all of his 2019/20 goals

35 Robert Lewandowski (Bayern München, GER)
25 Cristiano Ronaldo (Juventus, ITA)
23 Erling Haaland (Borussia Dortmund, GER)
23 Kylian Mbappé (Paris, FRA)
23 Lionel Messi (Barcelona, ESP)
23 André Silva (Eintracht Frankfurt, GER)
21 Harry Kane (Tottenham, ENG)
21 Romelu Lukaku (Inter, ITA)
20 Gerard Moreno (Villarreal, ESP)
19 Karim Benzema (Real Madrid, ESP)
19 Mohamed Salah (Liverpool, ENG)
19 Luis Suárez (Atlético, ESP)
19 Wout Weghorst (Wolfsburg, GER)
18 Memphis Depay (Lyon, FRA)
18 Luis Muriel (Atalanta, ITA)
17
Wissam Ben Yedder (Monaco, FRA)
17 Simy (Crotone, ITA)
16
Bruno Fernandes (Manchester United, ENG)
16 Ciro Immobile (Lazio, ITA)

2019/20: Ciro Immobile (Lazio, ITA) – 36
2018/19: Lionel Messi (Barcelona, ESP) – 36
2017/18: Lionel Messi (Barcelona, ESP) – 34
2016/17: Lionel Messi (Barcelona, ESP) – 37
2015/16: Luis Suárez (Barcelona, ESP) 40

Top scorers in 2020/21 UEFA Champions League and UEFA Europa League (group stage to final)

Watch all of Haaland's Champions League goals this season
Watch all of Haaland's Champions League goals this season

10 Erling Haaland (Borussia Dortmund, UEFA Champions League)
8 Kylian Mbappé (Paris, UEFA Champions League)
8 Marcus Rashford (Manchester United, 6 UEFA Champions League/2 UEFA Europa League)
7
Pizzi (Benfica, UEFA Europa League)
7 Yusuf Yazıcı (LOSC Lille, UEFA Europa League)
7
Borja Mayoral (Roma, UEFA Europa League)
7 Bruno Fernandes (Manchester United, 4 UEFA Champions League/3 UEFA Europa League)
6
Carlos Vinícius (Tottenham, UEFA Europa League)
6 Gerard Moreno (Villarreal, UEFA Europa League)
6
Álvaro Morata (Juventus, UEFA Champions League)
6 Neymar (Paris, UEFA Champions League)
6 Mislav Oršić (Dinamo Zagreb, UEFA Europa League)
6 
Paco Alcácer (Villarreal, UEFA Europa League)
6
Munas Dabbur (Hoffenheim, UEFA Europa League)
6 Olivier Giroud (Chelsea, UEFA Champions League)
6
Youssef En-Nesyri (Sevilla, UEFA Champions League)
6 Mohamed Salah (Liverpool, UEFA Champions League)

2019/20: Robert Lewandowski (Bayern, UEFA Champions League) – 15
2018/19: Lionel Messi (Barcelona, UEFA Champions League) 12

2017/18: Cristiano Ronaldo (Real Madrid, UEFA Champions League) – 15
2016/17: Cristiano Ronaldo (Real Madrid, UEFA Champions League) – 12
2015/16: Cristiano Ronaldo (Real Madrid, UEFA Champions League) – 16

Last updated: 18 April