Man Utd And Arsenal Legends Among The Top Goalscorers In Champions League Last 16 History

WHICH players have scored the most goals in the last 16 of the Champions League, prior to this season?

The knockout stages of the Champions League are upon us once more, with Manchester City thrashing Basel 4-0 last night, and Tottenham claiming an impressive 2-2 draw away to Juventus.

during the UEFA Champions League Round of 16 First Leg match between FC Basel and Manchester City at St. Jakob-Park on February 13, 2018 in Basel, Switzerland.

Tonight serves up two more tasty ties, with European champions Real Madrid hosting French giants PSG at the Bernabeu, while five-time winners Liverpool are away to Portuguese league leaders Porto.

But prior to last night’s games, which players had scored the most goals in the history of the round of 16?

The round was only introduced in 2003/04 to replace the old second group stage, so all these top scorers have shone during the past 15 years.

They are all legends of the game – and have represented clubs such as Arsenal, AC Milan, Borussia Dortmund and Lyon.

  • Robin van Persie                         -6
  • Zlatan Ibrahimović                     -6
  • Mario Gómez                               -6
  • Samuel Eto’o                               -6
  • Robert Lewandowski                 -7
  • Arjen Robben                              -8
  • Thierry Henry                             -8
  • Karim Benzema                          -8
  • Thomas Müller                          -10
  • Cristiano Ronaldo                    -17 
  • Lionel Messi                              -21

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