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Real Madrid breaking records in the Champions League

NEWS | 31/05/2014 | diego jabalquinto

They ended the competition with the best goal-scoring record in the 22 Champions Leagues held under the current format.
The 1992/93 competition was the first to be called the Champions League. The tournament has been won by 13 different teams. Real Madrid, with four titles, have won more than any other side, and in this twenty-second competition they broke the record for goals scored per match with an average of 3.15.

They kicked off the tournament by beating Galatasaray 1-6 at the Ali Sami Yen stadium. They continued with a 4-0 victory over Copenhagen and a 2-1 win over Juventus. With two more goals against the Italians, four against the Turks and two against the Danes, they ended the group stage with 20. Ancelotti's side then scored nine goals against Schalke 04 in the round of sixteen, three against Dortmund in the quarter-finals, five against Bayern in the semis and four in the final against Atlético.

Record for goals scored in 13-match competition
In total Madrid scored 41 goals, an average of 3.15 per game, the record for the highest number of goals scored in a 13-match Champions League. Cristiano Ronaldo, with 17 goals, claimed the overall competition record, while Bale with seven and Benzema with six were the top-scorers for the Whites in the tournament.