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Mane breaks Didier Drogbas record after scoring against Villarreal in their first leg tier

Liverpool forward and senagal international Sergio Mane yet again produced a superb performance in the UEFA champions League semifinal scoring the second goal for the red to seal a 2-0 victory against Spanish side Villarreal.

The goal tallied manes goal in the knockout stages of the Champions League to 14.The joint-most such goals of any African player along with Didier Drogba.

Top African scorers in the knockout stages (UCL era only):

14 Didier Drogba 🇨🇮

14 Sadio Mané 🇸🇳

11 Mohamed Salah 🇪🇬

10 Samuel Eto'o 🇨🇲

Mane has now scored 20+ goals in four out of the last five seasons he has played for Liverpool

The African best is also the overall top score at Liverpool in the knockout stage of the tournament with 14 ahead of salah.

Top scorers in the knockout stages for Liverpool 

14 Sadio Mané

11 Mohamed Salah

10 Roberto Firmino

6 Steven Gerrard

5Dirk Kuyt

5 Luis García 

5 Fernando Torres

Mohamed Salah has provided seven assists for Liverpool teammate Sadio Mané in the UEFA Champions League - since 2017-18, no other player has made for another during this period in the competition (Neymar with seven for Kylian Mbappé).

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