Ronaldo, Coutinho and Besiktas break records in UEFA on Match Day 6
Cristiano Ronaldo who can’t stop scoring and breaking records in UEFA Champions league has set 2 new records on match day 6.
Ronaldo’s goal against Borussia Dortmund at the Bernebeu has set two new records. The Portuguese is the first player in UCL history to score at least a goal on all match day in the group stage and he now also holds the most goals scored in the Champions league in one calendar year with 19 goals.
Phillipe Coutinho on the other hand scored his first hatrick for Liverpool in their 7 – 0 thrashing of Spartak Moscow. The Brazilian’s hatrick will be the first time any Liverpool player will score a hatrick in the champions league since 2007, when Yossie Benayoun netted 3 goals against Benfica.
The Reds also made their tally to 21 goals, the most a Premier League side has scored in a single UCL group stage.
Turkish club Besiktas also set a new record for total number of points achieved by a Turkish side in the UEFA Champions league group stage with 14 points and also became the first Turkish team to finish the group stage without losing a single match.
Another record that was set is the most number of goals scored in a UCL group stage. A total number of 306 goals was scored in the 2017/2018 Champions League group stage, making it the highest ever in the completion history.