Can you name every player to score 4+ goals in a single Champions League game?
Erling Haaland was the man of the night for Manchester City as they secured their spot in the 2022/23 Champions League quarter-finals by beating RB Leipzig 7-0.
An 8-1 win on aggregate, Haaland scored five goals at the Etihad, breaking a number of Champions League and club records in the process. But he wasn’t the first player to score more than a hat-trick in the Champions League, not by a long shot. He wasn’t even the first player to reach five goals in a game.
Focusing just on the Champions League era, a player has scored at least four goals in a single game on 19 different occasions, ranging from the group stages to the knockout rounds.
“I told him [Pep Guardiola] when I went off ‘I would love to score a double hat-trick’ but what can we do. I had to go off,” Haaland told BT Sport after the game.
For now, Haaland just accept his spot as one of just three players to score five goals in a single Champions League game. But can you name the other two? And how is your knowledge on those players to have netted four in a game?
We’ve given you a starter with Haaland, which means you’ve just got 18 occasions left to guess – but some players have achieved the feat on multiple occasions, making things slightly easier.
Nevertheless, there are still a few rogue names in there that’ll seriously test your memory. Good luck!
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