Champions League stats: Which clubs have scored the most headed goals in whole of 2022-23 UCL season?

The recently concluded Champions League season has witnessed plenty of surprises with a lot of unexpected results happening through the course of the campaign. Teams that were expected to get knocked out of the competition in the earlier rounds went deep, while the ones that were anticipated to go deep fell down earlier on. Real Madrid and Manchester City were the only two teams lived up to the pre-tournament hype.

However, Real Madrid also fell to an inspired Manchester City side in the semi-final of the competition. In the final though, Man City faced an unexpected opponent in Inter Milan. Inter were not fancied by many to reach that far, however, the Italian defied the odds to go deep in the competition. They also gave City a major scare in the final. In the end, Pep Guardiola’s side just about got over the line to lift their first Champions League trophy.

Which club has scored the most headed goals?

The team at the top of this list was one of the biggest entertainers in this season’s tournament. Serie A champions Napoli had scored seven headed goals in the Champions League this term. They were one of the in-form sides in the competition, scoring goals for fun and breaking through opposition defence with ease. Napoli were in the form of their lives, playing at the highest possible level both in their domestic league and in Europe.

Second position is occupied by two clubs. Another Italian outfit AC Milan and Portuguese side Benfica have both scored five headed goals each. Both clubs were also surprise packages this time around, as they enjoyed a deep run in the competition. Milan reached till the semi-final before being beaten by local city rival Inter Milan. On the other hand, Benfica were one of the teams to watch out this season, having produced some brilliant attacking football.

Champions Manchester City are fourth

The fourth place is occupied by multiple clubs – Manchester City, Tottenham Hotspur and Sevilla. All three of them have found the back of the net four times from headed goals. Spurs and the Spanish side did not go deep in the competition. However, Manchester City were nearly unstoppable as they went all the way to lift the coveted European trophy. Check out the table below to know more about the clubs that have scored the maximum number of headed goals in whole of 2022-23 Champions League season.

RankClubMatchesHeaded Goals
2AC Milan125
4Manchester City134
4Tottenham Hotspur84
7Real Madrid123

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