Youngest to score 10 Champions League Goals- Kylian Mbappe (2017/18)

Kylian Mbappe vs Messi? This is one battle the former has won, with his goal for Paris Saint-Germain against Bayern Munich making him the youngest player to score 10 goals in the history of the modern Champions League.

Mbappe 18 years, 11 months, 15 days comfortably beat Karim Benzema who was 20Y, 10m and 2d old when he achieved the record with Olympique Lyonnais.

The likes of Javier Saviola, Lionel Messi, Raul and Wayne Rooney all reached this landmark in their 20’s Continue reading “Youngest to score 10 Champions League Goals- Kylian Mbappe (2017/18)”

Isco’s goal v Atletico Madrid | Real equal record for goals scored in most consecutive games (61)

With Isco’s goal against Atletico Madrid, Real not only knocked out their cross country rivals from the competition, but also equalled Bayern Munich’s record of most consecutive competitive games with at least one goal scored in each of them (61)

Real Madrid’s last game without a goal was April 26, 2016 when they drew away at Man City. Since then, their 61 games have included 38 league games Continue reading “Isco’s goal v Atletico Madrid | Real equal record for goals scored in most consecutive games (61)”

Teams to score four goals against Barcelona in a Champions League game

Another nice little stat from our friends at OptaJoe- Paris Saint-Germain have become the sixth team to score four goals against Barcelona in a Champions League game following their fantastic win at Parc des Princes.

The other five teams are AC Milan, Dynamo Kiev, Valencia, Chelsea and Bayern Munich

Four goals v Barcelona in the modern Champions League era

Milan 4-0 Barcelona (1994- also the Champions League final)
Dynamo 4-0 Barcelona (1997)
Valencia 4-1 Barcelona (2000)
Chelsea 4-2 Barcelona (2005)
Bayern 4-0 Barcelona (2013)