Champions League

Top 16 Players With the Most Goal Attempts in the 2020-21 UEFA Champions League Season

Mudeet Arora
May 31, 2021, 7:35 PM GMT+5:30
Messi, Neymar and Benzema are among players with most attempts on target in this season's Champions League
Messi, Neymar and Benzema are among players with most attempts on target in this season's Champions League / Getty Images, 90min
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The UEFA Champions League 2020-21 is done and dusted with Chelsea claiming the prize.

As part of our post season analysis Europe's best club competition, we take a look at the top players with the most attempts on goal.

We have divided the attempts in to these 4 main categories:

Attempts on target

Attempts off target

Attempts blocked

Attempts against the woodwork.

Here are the top 16 players in each of the above categories in the Champions League this season:

16) Cristiano Ronaldo

Matches played: 6


Attempts on target: 11


Attempts off target: 4


Attempts blocked: 7


Attempts against woodwork: 1

15) Duvan Zapata

Matches played: 8


Attempts on target: 12


Attempts off target: 7


Attempts blocked: 3


Attempts against woodwork: 2

14) Riyad Mahrez

Matches played: 12


Attempts on target: 12


Attempts off target: 6


Attempts blocked: 9


Attempts against woodwork: 0

13) Ousmane Dembele

Matches played: 6


Attempts on target: 12


Attempts off target: 5


Attempts blocked: 4


Attempts against woodwork: 0

12) Alvaro Morata

Matches played: 8


Attempts on target: 12


Attempts off target: 4


Attempts blocked: 1


Attempts against woodwork: 1

11) Marco Asensio

Matches played: 11


Attempts on target: 12


Attempts off target: 3


Attempts blocked: 8


Attempts against woodwork: 1

10) Marcus Rashford

Matches played: 6


Attempts on target: 12


Attempts off target: 2


Attempts blocked: 5


Attempts against woodwork: 0

9) Joao Felix

Matches played: 8


Attempts on target: 13


Attempts off target: 8


Attempts blocked: 4


Attempts against woodwork: 1

8) Mohamed Salah

Matches played: 10


Attempts on target: 13


Attempts off target: 4


Attempts blocked: 5


Attempts against woodwork: 0

7) Timo Werner


Matches played: 12


Attempts on target: 14


Attempts off target: 8


Attempts blocked: 4


Attempts against woodwork: 0

6) Kylian Mbappe


Matches played: 10


Attempts on target: 15


Attempts off target: 10


Attempts blocked: 7


Attempts against woodwork: 0

5) Phil Foden


Matches played: 13


Attempts on target: 17


Attempts off target: 12


Attempts blocked: 5


Attempts against woodwork: 1

4) Erling Haaland

Matches played: 8


Attempts on target: 17


Attempts off target: 7


Attempts blocked: 3


Attempts against woodwork: 0

3) Neymar

Matches played: 9


Attempts on target: 17


Attempts off target: 6


Attempts blocked: 7


Attempts against woodwork: 2

2) Karim Benzema

Matches played: 10


Attempts on target: 18


Attempts off target: 7


Attempts blocked: 9


Attempts against woodwork: 3

1) Lionel Messi

Matches played: 6


Attempts on target: 20


Attempts off target: 6


Attempts blocked: 11


Attempts against the woodwork: 0

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