Mbappé beats Zidane in the list of the best French scorers in the Champions League playoffs

Arthur Vardanian
Paris Saint-Germain striker Kilian Mbappé became the hero of the first match of the 1/8 finals of the Champions League with Barcelona, ​​scoring a hat-trick and bringing his team a victory with a score of 1:4.

As reported by the press service of UEFA on Twitter, the third goal against Barcelona became the 10th goal for the 22-year-old striker in the playoffs of the main European Cup. According to this indicator, he bypassed the legendary midfielder, and now the head coach of Real Madrid Zinedine Zidane (8), and got to third place.

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Top French scorers in the Champions League playoffs:

  1. Karim Benzema (Real Madrid) – 18 goals
  2. Thierry Henry (played for Arsenal and Barcelona) – 12
  3. Kylian Mbappé (PSG) – 10
  4. Zinedine Zidane (played for Juventus and Real Madrid) – 8

In the top goalscorers race, he is just 7th. Erling Haaland, Alvaro Morata, Neymar, and Marcus Rashford scored 6 goals. Olivier Giroud, Ciro Immobile, and Alassane Plea scored 5 goals. 

You can bet on William Hill for the top scorer of UCL 2020/2021 on  bookmaker-ratings.com. The odds are here:

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