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Champions League stats: Which players have registered the most assists in 2022-23 UCL season?

Europe’s elite club competition has come to an end and what better way to draw the curtains on an action-packed season than to see a debutant winner. It was yet another entertaining season, with plenty of mind-blowing twists and surprises taking place during the course of the campaign. There were quite a few teams that were backed by many to go deep into the competition but fell early. However, there were some unexpected surprise packages that lit up the tournament at the same time.

Despite the twists and turns, one thing remained constant – Manchester City’s dominant performances from start to finish. Pep Guardiola’s side were backed by many to go all the way in the competition and they lived up to the billing. Be it in the domestic competitions or in Europe, Man City were almost unstoppable. In the end, City got past European giants such as Bayern Munich and Real Madrid before beating Inter Milan in the final to get their hands on the coveted trophy.

Which player tops the assists chart?

The player with the most number of assists in the 2022-23 Champions League season is Kevin De Bruyne. The Belgian was once again at the top of his game, as he played a crucial role in helping Manchester City win a historic treble. He ran the show from midfield, as opponents struggled to keep pace with him. De Bruyne registered a total of seven assists over the course of the season in Europe’s elite competition.

Second on the list is Real Madrid’s in-form attacker Vinicius Junior. The Brazilian set up six goals to help the Spanish giants go deep into the competition. However, he was not able to do much to prevent Madrid from losing to Man City in the semi-final stage. The third spot is shared by two players. Inter Milan’s Federico Dimarco and Portuguese full-back Joao Cancelo. They both managed five assists apiece.

Lionel Messi has a place on the list too

The fifth spot is occupied by multiple players in the table. Paris Saint-Germain’s Lionel Messi, Napoli’s attacker Khvicha Kvaratskhelia and AC Milan forward Rafael Leao are among the players who have registered four assists each. There are other interesting names on the list too. Hence, check the table below to understand more about the players that have registered the maximum number of assists in the 2022-23 Champions League season.

RankPlayerClubAssists
1Kevin De BruyneManchester City7
2Vinicius JuniorReal Madrid6
3Federico DimarcoInter Milan5
3Joao CanceloBayern Munich5
5Lionel MessiParis Saint-Germain4
5Khvicha KvaratskheliaNapoli4
5Alex GrimaldoBenfica4
5Rafael LeaoAC Milan4
5Diogo JotaLiverpool4
5Leon GoretzkaBayern Munich4

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