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Champions League stats: Which players have hit the target the most number of times in whole of 2022-23 UCL season?

The 2022-23 Champions League season has come to its conclusion and it has a new winner. That was not the only noticeable aspect about the recently concluded campaign. There were several twists along the way, as supporters were able to witness another action-packed season. Clubs like Barcelona, Liverpool and Paris Saint-Germain that were expected to go deep in the competition surprisingly fell early.

However, some unexpected teams like Napoli and Benfica lit the tournament on fire with their attacking brand of football. Not to mention that the final was between two sides which were not fancied by many to go that far in the competition. After missing out on the Champions League title in recent years, Manchester City were determined to go all the way and they did just that against a spirited Inter Milan in the final.

Which player has hit the target the most times?

The player at the top of this chart is an expected name.Manchester City’s goalscoring machine Erling Haaland continued to shine in Europe as well. He was arguably the signing of last summer. At the start of last season, the only position missing in Man City’s frontline was an out and out goal scorer. They went out and bought Haaland, who lived up to his expectations by enjoying a dream debut campaign at Etihad Stadium.

He has scored goals for fun in all competitions, which helped Man City win an illustrious treble. Among the three trophies, the prize which they wanted the most was the Champions League and finally it was delivered by Pep Guardiola and his boys. Haaland played a crucial role in the team’s success, having hit the target 26 times during the course of the season. With age still on his side, the Norwegian centre-forward can only get better.

Vinicius Junior enjoys a memorable campaign

The Real Madrid winger was yet again at the top of his game. He played a crucial role in helping Madrid reach the semi-final of the competition. Vinicius Junior had struck 19 shots on target throughout the season. Former Real Madrid forward Karim Benzema and Paris Saint-Germain superstar Kylian Mbappe have also impressed for their clubs in this competition. Check out the table below to know more about the players that have hit the target the most number of times in the whole of 2022-23 Champions League season.

RankPlayerClubShots On Target
1Erling HaalandManchester City26
2Vinicius JuniorReal Madrid19
3Karim BenzemaReal Madrid18
4Kylian MbappeParis Saint-Germain16
4Olivier GiroudAC Milan16
6Khvicha KvaratskheliaNapoli14
7Mohamed SalahLiverpool13
8Rafa SilvaBenfica12
8Goncalo RamosBenfica12
8Mehdi TaremiPorto12
8Darwin NunezLiverpool12

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