October 15, 2021

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Mahrez tops Algerian scorers’ rankings

Mahrez tops Algerian scorers' rankings

Riyad Mahrez, who qualified for the Champions League final for the first time in his career, became the Algerian top scorer in competitive history. Thanks for scoring a double at Etihad Stadium yesterday.

Decisive on the two meetings against PSG, the Greens captain continues to record his legend with Skyblues by showing that Manchester City have conceded six of their twelve goals in this final round of the Champions League. Riyad Mahrez, the author of four goals and two assists from the second leg of the eighth final against Monchengladbach, has been the top Algerian scorer in Champions League history since creating the format in the 1992/1993 season.

In the live stage of the Champions League, with four participants in the Leicester and Manchester City colors, the Sarcelles native scored ten goals in thirty-three games played. The meeting between the African champion and C1 took place during the 2016/2017 season, where Mahrez scored four goals in nine games (Editor’s note: All recorded in group stages against Club Brugge and FC Copenhagen) Removed by Atletico de Madrid in the quarter-finals under Fox’s colors.

In the colors of Skyblues, Mahrez scored two goals against single opponent Shakhtar Donetsk in the group stages in the 2018/2019 and 2019/2020 editions. In the Algerian top scorers’ rankings, Mahrez surpassed former FC Porto player Yasin Brahimi, who scored eight goals in four appearances with Drages.

At the end of the podium, six goals were scored by Galatasaray Sofian Feghouli’s player, F.C. Valence and found in the colors of Song et or Istanbul. He scored five of his six goals in C1 for the former Grenoble player, in the group stages against Bayern Munich in the 2012/2013 season.

At the foot of the podium, we found Islam Slimani and Noble Bentaleb three victories, in Sporting and Leicester colors for the Leon striker and below the Schalke colors for the 26-year-old midfielder.

First to Benzbine

Rami Benzbaini, the author of two goals this season against Inter and Shakhtar, got a good entry for the first time in C1 in this ranking. In the 2011/2012 season Olympiacos shared several goals with Rafiq Zebour, the author of two goals in colors.

Finally, after scoring a goal, Hoffenheim striker Ishaq Belfodil, former Spartak Moscow player Sofian Honey and former Rangers defender Madzid Bougera scored in the group stages of the 2009/2010 season against Manchester United.

Former Dinamo Zagreb striker Hillal Soudani is the Algerian top scorer, having completed eight goals in twenty – two games with the club from the Croatian capital and Olympiacos in the preliminary round.

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