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Ranking of the top scorers in the UEFA Champions League after the round of 16

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The young Norwegian star Erling Haaland has made the top scorer for the UEFA Champions League’s current season (2020-2021) after the 16th round of the “Champions League” tournament.

Erling Haaland, the “golden boy,” led his team, Borussia Dortmund, to qualify for the quarter-finals of the tournament, at the expense of his opponent, Seville, by scoring five goals, including a hat-trick in the first-leg match (3-2) that was held at Ramon Sanchez Pizjuan stadium. In Seville’s city, two goals in the second leg (2-2) at the “Signal Iduna Park” stadium in Dortmund.

The 20-year-old Norwegian star has scored ten goals in the Champions League’s current season so far, four goals ahead of his closest pursuers.

According to Opta Network, Haaland has scored 20 goals in the Champions League since his debut in September 2019.

And the Norwegian striker became the fastest player to reach 20 goals in the history of the tournament in 14 games, surpassing England’s Harry Kane, who got the same number of goals in (24 matches), Alessandro Del Piero (26 games), and Rod Van Nistelrooy (27 games) And Filippo Inzaghi (28 games).

Haaland also became the youngest player ever to score in 6 consecutive Champions League matches, at the age of 20 years and 231 days, surpassing Paris Saint-Germain star Kylian Mbappe, aged 22, in the number of goals scored in the Champions League 19.

The following is the ranking of the top scorers in the UEFA Champions League after the 16th round of the tournament:

1- The Norwegian Erling Haaland (Borussia Dortmund) – 10 goals.

2- Alvaro Morata (Juventus) – Score 6 goals

Brazilian Neymar (Paris Saint-Germain) – 6 goals

Frenchman Olivier Giroud (Chelsea) – 6 goals

Moroccan Youssef Nassiri (Seville) – 6 goals

Marcus Rashford (Manchester United) – 6 goals

Frenchman Kylian Mbappe (Paris Saint-Germain) – 6 goals

8- French Karim Benzema (Real Madrid) – 5 goals

The Egyptian Mohamed Salah (Liverpool) – 5 goals

Polish Robert Lewandowski (Bayern Munich) – 5 goals

Sergio Oliveira (Porto) – 5 goals

Italian Shiro Immobile (Lazio) – 5 goals

Lionel Messi (Barcelona) – 5 goals

14- Italian Federico Chiesa (Juventus) – 4 goals

Spaniard Ferran Torres (Manchester City) – 4 goals

  • Belgian Romelu Lukaku (Inter Milan) – 4 goals

Diogo Jota (Liverpool) – 4 goals

The Norwegian Tokmak Nguyen (Ferencváros) – 4 goals

Hungarian Dominic Soboslai (Red Bull Salzburg) – 4 goals

Cristiano Ronaldo (Juventus) – 4 goals

Bruno Fernandez (Manchester United) – 4 goals.

Source: Agencies.

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