Goalscorer on the first leg against Paris Saint-Germain (2-1) and scorer of a double on the return trip (2-0), Riyad Mahrez was the great architect of the Manchester City’s qualification for the first Champions League final in its history. The Skyblues winger also reached the 10-goal mark in LoC in his career.
This total allows him to overtake his compatriot Yacine Brahimi (8 goals) and establish himself as the Algerian top scorer in the history of the competition. At least in the modern era because, taking into account the former name of the LdC (“Champions Clubs Cup”), the legend Rabah Madjer (12 goals) remains ahead of the winner of CAN 2019, at least for nowâ ?? ¦
The top Algerian scorers in the Champions League (Mahrez has 10 goals now, not 9):