Has Cristiano Ronaldo ever scored in all six Champions League group games before?

Manchester United round off their Champions League group stage campaign against Young Boys tonight.

When United lost to the Swiss outfit on the opening matchday, things looked ominous but top spot has been secured with a game to spare.

Ronaldo’s record so far

Ronaldo has scored in all five of United’s Champions League group games so far this season.

He put United 1-0 up in Switzerland before netting dramatic winners at home to Villarreal and Atalanta to keep the campaign on track.

Ronaldo salvaged a late draw in Bergamo with the second goal of his double sealing a 2-2 draw before he opened the scoring in Michael Carrick’s maiden game in interim charge, the 2-0 away win over Villarreal.

With Ralf Rangnick seemingly set to make changes for the Young Boys clash, Ronaldo may not even get the chance to score in all six games, but has he done it before?

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Has Ronaldo ever scored in all six Champions League group games?

Yes – back in 2017/18 with Real Madrid, Ronaldo scored in all six group matches.

He bagged nine goals in those six matches against Borussia Dortmund, Tottenham and APOEL – not an easy group at all.

In fact, Ronaldo scored in every single Champions League game from the first of the group stage to the second leg of the quarter-final, when he sent Madrid through against Juventus deep into stoppage time.

Madrid went on to win the trophy that season, defeating Liverpool 3-1 in the final as Ronaldo scooped the fifth Champions League of his career.

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Has anyone scored in all six Champions League group games this season?

Former West Ham striker Sebastien Haller has done exactly that for Ajax.

He has netted ten goals in the six group games, and the Dutch side have a 100 per cent record.

Erling Haaland previously held the record for the least games to reach ten Champions League goals with seven, but Haller has done it in six.

Ronaldo would likely love to match that achievement tonight but it would make sense for Ronaldo to rest him with a frantic festive period ahead and little to play for on the night.

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