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Top 5 Goalscorers in the 2018/19 Champions League So Far

We have reached the semi-final stage of the UEFA Champions League this season, with Barcelona, Liverpool, Ajax and Tottenham Hotspur qualifying for the last four. 

Here, we take a look at five of the top goalscorers in the competition, this season.

1. Lionel Messi (Barcelona) - 10 goals

The five-time Ballon d'Or winner has been in brilliant form for Barcelona this season, scoring 10 goals as he is looking to win his first Champions League title since 2015. The 31-year-old has netted a goal every 65.7 minutes, and will need to be at his best if the Catalan giants are to progress to the final.

Goals: 10

Minutes Played: 657

Minutes per goal: 65.7

2. Robert Lewandowski (Bayern Munich) - 8 goals

Robert Lewandowski as usual has been brilliant in front of goal for Bayern Munich, scoring eight goals this Champions League campaign, netting once every 89.3 minutes. The 30-year-old, who has 35 goals to his name in all competitions, is yet to win the competition and will look to add to his trophy haul next season.

Goals: 8

Minutes Played: 714

Minutes per goal: 89.3

3. Dusan Tadic (Ajax) - 6 goals

Dusan Tadic has been a revelation in the Champions League this season, scoring six goals and leading Ajax to the semi-finals of the competition, with the Dutch side beating the likes of Real Madrid and Juventus in the process.

The 30-year-old, spent four years at Southampton before moving to Ajax, with his stint in England considered to be a failure.

Goals: 6

Minutes Played: 900

Minutes per goal: 150

4. Cristiano Ronaldo (Juventus) - 6 goals

Cristiano Ronaldo did not let his Real Madrid departure affect him as he took no time in settling  in his new club, Juventus, with the 34-year-old scoring six goals before eventually getting knocked out by Ajax in the quarter-final of the competition.

The Portugese superstar increased his goal-scoring tally in the competition to 126 and is the all-time highest goalscorer in UCL history.

Goals: 6

Minutes Played: 749

Minutes per goal: 124.8

5. Sergio Aguero (Manchester City) - 6 goals

Sergio Aguero is once again showing why he is considered as one of the best strikers in the world, scoring six goals, to become the lynchpin of Manchester City in the competition. The Argentinian scored in the quarter-final against Tottenham Hotspur, but was unlucky to get knocked out.

Goals: 6

Minutes Played: 510

Minutes per goal: 85