Here are the top 10 players with most goals scored in a single knockout stage in UCL
Which player has scored most goals in a single knockout stage in UEFA Champions League? We gathered some information from Transfermarkt for some of the best players in the world, that is, their all time performing stats.
This article will tell you about the top 10 players with most goals in a single knockout stage.
Most Goals In A Single K.O Stage
- Karim Benzema – 10 goals
- Cristiano Ronaldo – 10 goals
- Cristiano Ronaldo – 8 goals
- Lionel Messi – 8 goals
- Sadio Mane – 7 goals
- Neymar – 7 goals
- Cristiano Ronaldo – 7 goals
- Kylian Mbappe – 6 goals
- Lionel Messi – 6 goals
- Cristiano Ronaldo – 6 goals
Karim Benzema is the favourite candidate to win the 2022 Ballon dÓr. He has been one of the best players in the world since the previous two seasons. He has scored 43 goals in 44 games this season so far.
He has equalized the level of his former teammate Cristiano Ronaldo for most goals scored in a single knockout stage of UCL. Both Real Madrid legends have scored 10 goals in the K.O stage as record to their name.
Most Goals Scored In A Single UCL Group Stage
- Cristiano Ronaldo – 11 goals (2015/16)
- Karm Benzema – 11 goals (2021/22)
- Lionel Messi – 10 goals (2016/17)
- Robert Lewandowski – 10 goals (2019/20)
- Sebastien Haller – 10 goals (2021/22)
- Van Nistelrooy – 10 goals (2002/03)
- Robert Lewandowski – 9 goals (2021/22)
- Cristiano Ronaldo – 9 goals (2013/14)
- Adriano – 9 goals (2014/15)
- Cristiano Ronaldo – 9 goals (2017/18)
With 141 goals, the Portuguese international is the highest goalscorer in UCL history. Lionel Messi is just behind him with 135 goals and on the third position we have got Robert Lewandowski and Karim Benzema, each having scored 86 goals.
Benzema can surpass Lewandowski when Real Madrid will face Liverpool in the final. Liverpool will seek revenge for what the Spanish club did to them in 2018 UCL final.
Jurgen Klopp and Carlo Ancelotti are two of the only four managers to have reached the most UCL finals (4) in their career.
Carlo Ancelotti’s Finals
- 2002/03 with AC Milan
- 2004/05 with AC Milan
- 2006/07 with AC Milan
- 2013/14 with Real Madrid
- 2012/13 with Borussia Dortmund
- 2017/18 with Liverpool
- 2018/19 with Liverpool
- 2021/22 with Liverpool