The 61st season of Europe’s premier club football tournament; the 2015–16 UEFA Champions League is organized by UEFA and the 24th season since it was renamed from the European Champion Clubs’ Cup to the UEFA Champions League. The tournament will continue till end of May 2016 and the 2016 UEFA Champions League Final will be played on 28 May 2016 at the San Siro in Milan, Italy.
Total of 32 teams are contesting in group stage and 16 of them have qualified for round of 16. Currently Barcelona are the defending champions.
2015-16 UEFA Champions League Top Scorers
Real Madrid’s Cristiano Ronaldo once again tops the 2015-16 UEFA Champions League Top Scorers list with 12 goals. Cristiano Ronaldo is also all-time top scorer in UEFA Champions League. Ronaldo racked up five goals in Madrid’s first two games, including a hat-trick against Shakhtar Donetsk. Cristiano Ronaldo also re-established his own record of most goals in a single group stage. Formerly Ronaldo shared this record with Luiz Adriano; both have scored 9 goals in a single group stage. That was the third season he finished the competition as leading scorer, having also topped the pile in 2007/08 and 2012/13. He was level on ten goals with Lionel Messi and Neymar last term.
|1||Cristiano Ronaldo||Real Madrid CF||16|
|2||Robert Lewandowski||FC Bayern München||8|
|3||Luis Suarez||FC. Barcelona||8|
|4||Thomas Mueller||FC Bayern München||7|
|5||Artem Dzyuba||Zenit St. Petersburg||6|
|6||Lionel Messi||FC. Barcelona||6|
|9||Javier Hernandez||Bayer Leverkusen||5|
|10||Karim Benzema||Real Madrid CF||4|
|11||Admir Mehmedi||Bayer Leverkusen||4|
|12||Antoine Griezmann||Atlético Madrid||4|
|15||Julian Draxler||VfL Wolfsburg||3|