Liverpool break Champions League goals record

Liverpool broke a long-standing UEFA Champions League scoring record in Rome on Wednesday.

Sadio Mané opened the scoring for Liverpool in Rome
Sadio Mané opened the scoring for Liverpool in Rome ©Getty Images

Liverpool have broken the all-time record for goals in a single UEFA Champions League season.

The Reds scored twice in the second leg of their semi-final tie with Roma on Wednesday to take their total to 46 goals in the competition – including six in the play-offs – and surpass the mark set by Barcelona in 1999/2000.

Most goals in a single UEFA Champions League season*

2017/18 Liverpool: 46 from 14 (av. 3.29)*
1999/00
Barcelona: 45 from 16 games (av. 2.81)
2013/14 Real Madrid: 41 from 13 (av. 3.15)
2002/03 Manchester United: 37 from 16 (av. 2.31)*
2016/17 Real Madrid: 36 from 13 (av. 2.77)
2008/09 Barcelona: 36 from 15 (av. 2.4)*
2011/12 Barcelona: 35 from 12 (av. 2.92)
2011/12 Real Madrid: 35 from 12 (av. 2.92)
2000/01 Real Madrid: 35 from 16 (av. 2.19)
1999/00 Real Madrid: 35 from 17 (av. 2.06)
2001/02 Real Madrid: 35 from 17 (av. 2.06)

*Includes qualifying

Highlights: Liverpool and the other highest scoring Champions League teams
Highlights: Liverpool and the other highest scoring Champions League teams

Discounting the Reds' haul of six against Hoffenheim back in August, they are on 40 goals and still third on the all-time list.

Top UEFA Champions League scorers each season

2016/17 Real Madrid: 36 – winners
2015/16 Bayern München : 30
2014/15 Bayern München : 33
2013/14 Real Madrid: 41 – winners
2012/13 Bayern München : 31 – winners
2011/12 Barcelona/Real Madrid: 35
2010/11 Barcelona: 30 – winners
2009/10 Arsenal: 26
2008/09 Barcelona: 36 – winners
2007/08 Liverpool: 34
2006/07 AC Milan/Manchester United: 23 – Milan winners
2005/06 Barcelona: 24 – winners
2004/05 Lyon: 29
2003/04 Monaco: 27
2002/03 Manchester United: 37
2001/02 Real Madrid: 35 – winners
2000/01 Real Madrid: 35
1999/00 Barcelona: 45
1998/99 Manchester United: 31 – winners
1997/98 Dynamo Kyiv: 25
1996/97 Borussia Dortmund: 23 – winners
1995/96 Ajax/Juventus: 22 – Juve winners
1994/95 Paris Saint-Germain: 20
1993/94 Barcelona: 26 – winners
1992/93 Marseille: 25 – winners

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