The Champions League season is done and dusted, as supporters were treated to an another action-packed campaign. Plenty of twists and turns happened during the course of the season, however, one thing remained constant – Manchester City’s dominant display. Pep Guardiola’s side entered the competition as a favourite and maintained that level throughout the campaign, be it at the group stage or knockout phase.
They got passed difficult challenges against Bayern Munich and Real Madrid before setting up an intriguing final battle against Serie A giants Inter Milan. As good as a fight Inter produced, they were not able to stop Manchester City from getting their hands on the coveted trophy at last. City and Guardiola have waited patiently for this moment, which was achieved in the best possible way. The European trophy completed an illustrious treble for them.
Who was the top scorer in 2022-23 Champions League season?
Manchester City’s goalscoring machine Erling Haaland is unsurprisingly at the top of this table. The Norwegian centre-forward has enjoyed a dream debut season at Etihad Stadium in 2022-23. He has been scoring goals for fun in both domestic and European competitions. He played a crucial role in Man City winning the Premier League, FA Cup and Champions League titles. Overall, Haaland has managed 12 goals from 11 matches in the Europe’s elite tournament.
Second in the list is Liverpool’s ever-reliable forward Mohamed Salah. He has found the back of the net eight times from eight games in the Champions League. It is quite impressive to see Salah placed second in this list, considering Liverpool’s early exit in the tournament. He was one of the shining lights in an otherwise disappointing campaign for the Reds. Jurgen Klopp’s side finished outside top four places in the league and suffered early exits in cup competitions yet Salah kept scoring goals at frequent intervals for them.
Kylian Mbappe, Vinicius Junior tied for third spot
Paris Saint-Germain’s forward Kylian Mbappe and Real Madrid’s winger Vinicius Junior share the third place with seven strikes to their name. Mbappe crashed out of the tournament in the early stages of the knockout round with PSG, while Vinicius played an important role in helping Madrid reach the semi-final. Check out the table below to find out more about the top scorers from the 2022-23 Champions League season.
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