What club scored the most goals in the Champions League semi-final?

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If you enjoy goals, the Champions League semi-final on Tuesday was the game for you. Manchester City led 2-1 at the halftime break in the first leg at home. Seven goals had been scored by the time the 82nd minute arrived, with the scoreboard reading 4-3.

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And so it ended, with a spectacular return leg in the Spanish capital, where they may establish a new UCL record.

Highest score in a Champions League semi-final

In UEFA’s showcase competition, the maximum amount of goals scored is 13. During the 2017/18 season, Liverpool defeated Roma 5-2, 2-4 over two legs. Eintract Frankfurt defeated Glasgow Rangers 12-4 in the European Cup, scoring an astonishing 16 goals (6-1, 6-3).

The most goals scored in a Champions League match

Semi-finals, unlike our most recent example, are frequently tense events. So, let’s take a look at all of the games that have taken place since the Champions League’s inception. Here are the best spots to visit…

  • 12 Dortmund 8-4 Legia Warszawa, 22/11/2016 (Matchday 5)
  • 11 Monaco 8-3 Deportivo La Coruña, 05/11/2003 (Matchday 4)
  • 10 Barcelona 2-8 Bayern, 14/08/2020 (quarter-finals)
  • 9 Paris Saint-Germain 7-2 Rosenborg, 24/10/2000 (Matchday 3)
  • 9 Lyon 7-2 Werder Bremen, 08/03/2005 (round of 16)
  • 9 Villarreal 6-3 Aalborg, 21/10/2008 (Matchday 3)
  • 9 Tottenham 2-7 Bayern, 01/10/2019 (Matchday 2)
  • 9 Manchester City 6-3 Leipzig, 15/09/2021 (Matchday 1)
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Semi-final results and statistics in the Champions League

We open the semi-final record book for the lowdown on the greatest last-four feats in the UEFA Champions League and European Cup, including Cristiano Ronaldo, Robert Lewandowski, Kylian Mbappé, and more. From goals and appearances to most wins and youngest scorers, we open the semi-final record book for the lowdown on the greatest last-four feats in the UEFA Champions League and European Cup.

Player statistics from the semi-finals

The most appearances in semi-final matches

UEFA Champions League

21 Cristiano Ronaldo (Manchester United, Real Madrid)
17 
Xabi Alonso (Liverpool, Real Madrid, Bayern München)
16 
Xavi Hernández (Barcelona)
16 Sergio Ramos (Real Madrid)
15Karim Benzema (Real Madrid)
15Toni Kroos (Bayern München, Real Madrid)
15 Lionel Messi (Barcelona)
15 
Thomas Müller (Bayern München)
14 
Dani Alves (Barcelona, Juventus)
14 Iker Casillas (Real Madrid)
14 John Terry (Chelsea)
14 
Edwin van der Sar (Ajax, Manchester United)
14
 Víctor Valdés (Barcelona)

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European Cup

21 Cristiano Ronaldo (Manchester United, Real Madrid)
19 
Paco Gento (Real Madrid)
17 Xabi Alonso (Liverpool, Real Madrid, Bayern München)
16 Xavi Hernández (Barcelona)
16 Sergio Ramos (Real Madrid)
15 Karim Benzema (Real Madrid)
15 Alfredo Di Stéfano (Real Madrid)
15 Toni Kroos (Bayern München, Real Madrid)
15
 Lionel Messi (Barcelona)
15 Thomas Müller (Bayern München)

All-time top semi-final scorers

UEFA Champions League

13 Cristiano Ronaldo (Manchester United, Real Madrid)
7 Karim Benzema (Real Madrid)
7 Robert Lewandowski (Borussia Dortmund, Bayern München)
6 Lionel Messi (Barcelona)
5 Alessandro Del Piero (Juventus)
5 Jari Litmanen (Ajax)
4 Thomas Müller (Bayern München)
4 Arjen Robben (Bayern München)
4 Andriy Shevchenko (Dynamo Kyiv, AC Milan)
Zinédine Zidane (Juventus, Real Madrid)

What is the biggest score in a Champions League semi-final?



European Cup

13 Cristiano Ronaldo (Manchester United, Real Madrid)
11 Alfredo Di Stéfano (Real Madrid)
7 Karim Benzema (Real Madrid)
7
 Ferenc Puskás (Real Madrid)
7 Robert Lewandowski (Borussia Dortmund, Bayern München)
6 Lionel Messi (Barcelona)
5 Alessandro Del Piero (Juventus)
5 Eusébio (Benfica)
5 Jari Litmanen (Ajax)

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Most goals in a semi-final match & most goals in a semi-final tie

UEFA Champions League/European Cup

Robert Lewandowski (Borussia Dortmund vs Real Madrid, 24/04/2013)

Borussia Dortmund vs. Real Madrid, 2013 UEFA Champions League: The Robert  Lewandowski show - SBNation.com
Semi-final club records

Most semi-final tie appearances

UEFA Champions League (including 2021/22)

15 Real Madrid
12 Barcelona
12 Bayern München
8 Chelsea
7 Juventus
7 Manchester United

European Cup (including 2021/22)

31 Real Madrid
20 Bayern München
16 Barcelona
12 AC Milan
12 Juventus
12 Liverpool
12 Manchester United

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Most successive appearances

UEFA Champions League/European Cup

8 Real Madrid (2010/11–2017/18)
6 Barcelona (2007/08–2012/13)
5 Real Madrid (1955/56–1959/60)
5 Bayern München (2011/12–2015/16)

Most overall tie wins

UEFA Champions League

7 Real Madrid
Juventus
6 Bayern München*
5 AC Milan*
5 Barcelona*
4 Liverpool
4 Manchester United

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