Robert Lewandowski's Champions League Goals in the 2019/20 Season - Ranked

By Charlie Stewart
The Polish forward is the Champions League's top marksman this season
The Polish forward is the Champions League's top marksman this season / Visionhaus/Getty Images
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Bayern Munich striker Robert Lewandowski has been one of the deadliest goalscorers of the last decade.

The Poland international has hit at least 40 goals in each of his last five campaigns, but this season Lewandowski - or LewanGOALski, as Thomas Muller likes to not so subtlety call him - has elevated himself to another level, finding the net 55 times in just 46 appearances.

Despite playing fewer games due to the Covid-19 pandemic, the 31-year old has netted 15 times in the Champions League ahead of the final - just two off the record for most goals in a single campaign set by Cristiano Ronaldo in 2014.

Here's how we rank his 15 goals so far ahead of Sunday's final against Paris Saint-Germain.

15. Red Star Belgrade (Home, Group Stage)

Lewandowski bundles home Bayern's second to see off Red Star Belgrade
Lewandowski bundles home Bayern's second to see off Red Star Belgrade / TF-Images/Getty Images

Lewandowski kicked off his Champions League campaign with one of the least aesthetically pleasing goals of his career.

The Pole's attempted pass took two deflections which led the ball back into his path. He proceeded to bundle it past the goalkeeper, making the score 2-0. It wasn't pretty, but hey, they all count the same.

14. Red Star Belgrade (Away, Group Stage)

Lewandowski calmly slots home a penalty
Lewandowski calmly slots home a penalty / ANDREJ ISAKOVIC/Getty Images

After his cross was handled by Australian defender Milos Degenek, Lewandowski stepped up to calmly roll the ball into the bottom right corner from the penalty spot.

This was the beginning of a frantic 15-minute spell for the forward, but more on that later.

13. Olympiacos (Away, Group Stage)

Lewandowski celebrates his second
Lewandowski celebrates his second / LOUISA GOULIAMAKI/Getty Images

Another scrappy one, this time at the Karaiskaki Stadium.

The former Borussia Dortmund man poked Thomas Muller's knockdown into the back of the net for his second of the night to put the Bavarians 2-1 up in the second half.

12. Red Star Belgrade (Away, Group Stage)

The Poland international turned in Corentin Tolisso's header
The Poland international turned in Corentin Tolisso's header / TF-Images/Getty Images

A near carbon copy of the one above, but this time assisted by Corentin Tolisso.

Lewandowski showed his predatory instincts once again, this time in the 60th minute to put Bayern 3-0 up with his second against the Serbian side.

11. Chelsea (Home, Last 16)

Lewandowski puts Bayern out of sight
Lewandowski puts Bayern out of sight / Matthias Hangst/Getty Images

Any hopes of a miraculous second-leg Chelsea turnaround at the Allianz Arena were dispelled in the tenth minute by Bayern's talisman.

After being brought down by Blues keeper Willy Caballero, Lewandowski picked himself up and stuck the penalty into the bottom corner to put his side 4-0 up on aggregate.

10. Barcelona (Neutral, Quarter Finals)

Bayern Munich embarrassed Barcelona in Lisbon
Bayern Munich embarrassed Barcelona in Lisbon / Pool/Getty Images

With the tie well and truly wrapped up, Lewandowski rubbed salt into the Barcelona wounds when he grabbed the sixth in the 82nd minute.

Some generous defending left the 31-year old unmarked at the back post to nod home Philippe Coutinho's cross.

9. Olympiacos (Away, Group Stage)

Lewandowski and Muller combined to equalise against the Greek side
Lewandowski and Muller combined to equalise against the Greek side / ARIS MESSINIS/Getty Images

Following Youssef El-Arabi's header that put the Greek side ahead 11 minutes earlier, Lewandowski netted his fourth of the Champions League campaign to equalise.

After Thomas Muller's volley was kept out by Jose Sa, the Bundesliga's top scorer reacted quickest to slam the rebound into the roof of the net.

8. Chelsea (Away, Last 16)

Bayern beat Chelsea 3-0 at Stamford Bridge
Bayern beat Chelsea 3-0 at Stamford Bridge / Jean Catuffe/Getty Images

After assisting former Arsenal man Serge Gnabry twice, it was time for Lewandowski to get on the scoresheet himself.

Brilliant work from Canadian starlet Alphonso Davies allowed the striker to tap the ball in at the back post, rounding off an emphatic second-half performance from the German giants.

7. Red Star Belgrade (Away, Group Stage)

Lewandowski grabs his hat-trick
Lewandowski grabs his hat-trick / Srdjan Stevanovic/Getty Images

Every good goalscorer needs to be willing to put their head where it hurts, as perfectly demonstrated by Lewandowski in this instance.

The Poland international sealed his hat-trick with a brave header from Benjamin Pavard's cross, beating goalkeeper Milan Borjan to the ball.

6. Olympiacos (Home, Group Stage)

An instinctive finish from the Pole
An instinctive finish from the Pole / TF-Images/Getty Images

After holding out for over an hour, the Greek side were eventually broken down and it wasn't a surprise who finally put the ball in the net.

Lewandowski made easy work of a tough finish, directing Kingsley Coman's fizzing cross in at the near post with the outside of his right foot.

5. Lyon (Neutral, Semi-Finals)

Lewandowski's latest Champions League goal
Lewandowski's latest Champions League goal / Pool/Getty Images

The most recent of Lewandowski's Champions League tally came in the 3-0 semi-final win over Lyon.

Following a first-half Serge Gnabry brace, Lewandowski put the icing on the cake. The forward showcased his brilliant movement to get away from Brazilian centre back Marcelo before planting his header into the bottom corner from Joshua Kimmich's free kick.

4. Tottenham (Away, Group Stage)

Lewandowski and Gnabry demolished Spurs
Lewandowski and Gnabry demolished Spurs / TF-Images/Getty Images

In the 87th minute, Lewandowski showed us all how to make a difficult finish look easy.

Already leading 5-2, the former Lech Poznan forward casually rolled the ball in from Philippe Coutinho's lay-off for his second in north London.

3. Red Star Belgrade (Away, Group Stage)

Lewandowski takes his Champions League tally to ten for the season
Lewandowski takes his Champions League tally to ten for the season / TF-Images/Getty Images

Poor Red Star Belgrade must be absolutely sick of the sight of the man.

Clearly not content with an 11-minute hat-trick, Lewandowski added his fourth of the game, walking the ball in from Ivan Perisic's through ball. This took his Champions League goal tally to ten for the season in just five games.

2. Chelsea (Home, Last 16)

Lewandowski's second and Bayern's fourth
Lewandowski's second and Bayern's fourth / TOBIAS SCHWARZ/Getty Images

The second leg fixture against Chelsea showed Lewandowski at his very best - not just as a goalscorer, but as a playmaker as well.

The Pole netted from the penalty spot early on and registered assists for Perisic and Tolisso as Bayern cruised past Chelsea.

Lewandowski put the finishing touches on a superb individual performance by getting on the scoresheet again when he steamed in and unleashed a bullet header into the bottom corner from Alvaro Odriozola's cross.

1. Tottenham (Away, Group Stage)

A magnificent 20-yard finish
A magnificent 20-yard finish / Visionhaus/Getty Images

20 yards out, back to goal - pretty safe, right? Well, not when the man on the ball is Robert Lewandowski.

After producing a magnificent piece of skill to beat Jan Vertonghen by the byline, the ball eventually found its way to Lewandowski just outside the box. What followed was a stunning right-footed strike on the turn into the bottom corner, giving World Cup winning goalkeeper Hugo Lloris absolutely no chance.

The goal put Bayern Munich 2-1 ahead just before half time, inspiring them to a second-half thumping in north London.

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