Thanks to his goal against Manchester City on Wednesday, Kylian Mbappé further improved his statistics.
Manchester City may have dominated the debates facing the PSG Head and shoulders, the Cityzens were left with a fright on Wednesday. Blame it on Kylian Mbappé, who opened the scoring shortly after returning from the locker room. While he had missed a serious opportunity just before the break, the Frenchman this time left no chance for Ederson.
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If this goal was not finally enough for the Parisians, the French nonetheless continues to panic the counters. The former Monegasque, who was competing for his 50e match in the Champions League, has indeed scored his 29e goal in the competition, which already makes him the third best French scorer in history, tied with David Trezeguet. He is indeed preceded only by Karim Benzema (76 goals) and Thierry Henry (50 goals). Not bad for a player who is not yet 23.
Kylian Mbappé is also the first player in history to post 29 goals in the Champions League before his 23e birthday. But this record is under threat since Erling Haaland, who is still only 21, has 21 goals in C1. With Borussia Dortmund having been eliminated, the Norwegian will nevertheless have to wait until next season to improve his total.