Lewandowski top scorer in Champions League group stage

Robert Lewandowski's two goals at Ajax ensured he finished as top scorer in this UEFA Champions League group stage.

Robert Lewandowski finished as UEFA Champions League group stage top scorer with eight goals, his matchday six double at Ajax meaning that for just the second time since 2010/11 neither Cristiano Ronaldo nor Lionel Messi have at least shared that honour.

GROUP STAGE PLAYER STATS

2018/19 group stage top scorers

Lewandowski joins Champions League 50-goal club
Lewandowski joins Champions League 50-goal club

8: Robert Lewandowski (Bayern München)
Minutes played: 534 (66.8 mins per goal)

6: Lionel Messi (Barcelona)
Minutes played: 297 (49.5 mins per goal)

5: Paulo Dybala (Juventus)
Minutes played: 355 (71 mins per goal)

5: Edin Džeko (Roma)
Minutes played: 360 (72 mins per goal)

5: Andrej Kramarić (Hoffenheim)
Minutes played: 481 (96.2 mins per goal)

5: Moussa Marega (Porto)
Minutes played: 540 (108 mins per goal)

5: Neymar (Paris Saint-Germain)
Minutes played: 532 (106.4 mins per goal)

5: Dušan Tadić (Ajax)
Minutes played : 540 (108 mins per goal)

4: Antoine Griezmann (Atlético Madrid)
4: Raphaël Guerreiro (Borussia Dortmund)
4: Mauro Icardi (Internazionale Milano)
4: Harry Kane (Tottenham Hotspur)

Most goals in a single group stage

11 goals in one group: Ronaldo’s record goalscoring run
11 goals in one group: Ronaldo’s record goalscoring run

11: Cristiano Ronaldo (Real Madrid, 2015/16)
10: Lionel Messi (Barcelona, 2016/17)
9: Cristiano Ronaldo (Real Madrid, 2013/14 & 2017/18), Luiz Adriano (Shakhtar Donetsk, 2014/15)

All-time group stage top scorers

66: Lionel Messi (Barcelona)
61: Cristiano Ronaldo (Manchester United, Real Madrid, Juventus)
43: Karim Benzema (Lyon, Real Madrid)
39: Ruud van Nistelrooy (PSV Eindhoven, Manchester United, Real Madrid)
37: Raúl González (Real Madrid, Schalke)

Group stage top scorers by season

2018/19: Robert Lewandowski (Bayern München) 8
2017/18: Cristiano Ronaldo (Real Madrid) 9
2016/17: Lionel Messi (Barcelona) 10
2015/16: Cristiano Ronaldo (Real Madrid) 11
2014/15: Luiz Adriano (Shakhtar Donetsk) 9
2013/14: Cristiano Ronaldo (Real Madrid) 9
2012/13: Burak Yılmaz (Galatasaray), Cristiano Ronaldo (Real Madrid) 6
2011/12: Mario Gomez (Bayern München), Lionel Messi (Barcelona) 6
2010/11: Samuel Eto’o (Internazionale Milano) 7
2009/10: Cristiano Ronaldo (Real Madrid) 6
2008/09: Karim Benzema (Lyon), Steven Gerrard (Liverpool), Miroslav Klose (Bayern München), Lionel Messi (Barcelona) 5
2007/08: Zlatan Ibrahimović (Internazionale Milano), Cristiano Ronaldo (Manchester United) 5
2006/07: Didier Drogba (Chelsea), Kaká (AC Milan), Fernando Morientes (Valencia) 5
2005/06: Andriy Shevchenko (AC Milan) 6
2004/05: Ruud van Nistelrooy (Manchester United) 8
2003/04: Didier Drogba (Marseille), Roy Makaay (Bayern München), Dado Pršo (Monaco), Hakan Şükür (Galatasaray) 5
2002/03: Hernán Crespo (Internazionale Milano), Filippo Inzaghi (AC Milan) 8
2001/02: Giovane Elber (Bayern München), David Trezeguet (Juventus) 6
2000/01: Rivaldo (Barcelona), Marco Simeone (Monaco) 6
1999/2000: Mário Jardel (Porto), Rivaldo (Barcelona) 5
1998/99: Zlatko Zahovič (Porto) 7
1997/98: Thierry Henry (Monaco) 6
1996/97: Artur (Porto), Alen Bokšić (Juventus), Mário Jardel (Porto), Milinko Pantić (Atlético Madrid), Diego Simeone (AC Milan), Marco Simeone (Atlético Madrid) 4
1995/96: Jari Litmanen (Ajax) 6
1994/95: George Weah (Paris Saint-Germain) 6
1993/94: Wynton Rufer (Werder Bremen) 4
1992/93: Franck Sauzée (Marseille) 5

UEFA Champions League top scorers by season (group stage to final)

Watch all of Ronaldo's European goals up to summer 2018
Watch all of Ronaldo's European goals up to summer 2018

2017/18: Cristiano Ronaldo (Real Madrid) 15
2016/17: Cristiano Ronaldo (Real Madrid) 12
2015/16: Cristiano Ronaldo (Real Madrid) 16
2014/15: Lionel Messi (Barcelona), Neymar (Barcelona), Cristiano Ronaldo (Real Madrid) 10
2013/14: Cristiano Ronaldo (Real Madrid) 17
2012/13: Cristiano Ronaldo (Real Madrid) 12
2011/12: Lionel Messi (Barcelona) 14
2010/11: Lionel Messi (Barcelona) 12
2009/10: Lionel Messi (Barcelona) 8
2008/09: Lionel Messi (Barcelona) 9
2007/08: Cristiano Ronaldo (Manchester United) 8
2006/07: Kaká (AC Milan) 10
2005/06: Andriy Shevchenko (AC Milan) 9
2004/05: Ruud van Nistelrooy (Manchester United) 8
2003/04: Fernando Morientes (Monaco) 9
2002/03: Ruud van Nistelrooy (Manchester United) 12
2001/02: Ruud van Nistelrooy (Manchester United) 10
2000/01: Raúl González (Real Madrid) 7
1999/2000: Mário Jardel (Porto), Rivaldo (Barcelona), Raúl González (Real Madrid) 10
1998/99: Andriy Shevchenko (Dynamo Kyiv), Dwight Yorke (Manchester United) 8
1997/98: Alessandro Del Piero (Juventus) 10
1996/97: Milinko Pantić (Atlético Madrid) 5
1995/96: Jari Litmanen (Ajax) 9
1994/95: George Weah (Paris Saint-Germain) 7
1993/94: Hristo Stoichkov (Barcelona) 5
1992/93: Franck Sauzée (Marseille) 5

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