Four African stars shone on Matchday 2 of the UEFA Champions League 2021/2022 as Idrissa Gueye, Mohammed Salah, Sadio Mane, and Eric Maxim Choupo Moting were amongst the goal scorers for their respective club-sides.
Match-day 2 of the 2021/2022 UEFA Champions League Group Stages began on Tuesday, September 28th, 2021, and ended on Wednesday, September 29th, 2021, with a total of twenty-two goals scored in the sixteen matches played over the course of two days.Some football players who represent some African nations on the international stage were amongst the goal scorers in the Match-day 2 of the 2021/2022 UEFA Champions League round of matches played on Tuesday and Wednesday, respectively. They include: Senegalese International defensive midfielder, Idrissa Gueye; Egyptian International forward, Mohammed Salah; Senegalese International forward, Sadio Mane; and Cameroonian International forward, Eric Maxim Choupo Moting.
Here's a detailed summary of the number of goals that were scored by the aforementioned African football players;
1) Idrissa Gueye:
Senegalese International defensive midfielder, Idrissa Gueye, was amongst the goal scorers in the 2021/2022 UEFA Champions League as the Senegalese International helped his club-side, Paris Saint-Germain, defeat Manchester City by 2 goals to nil.
The 32-year-old international scored in the eighth minute of the match between Paris Saint-Germain and Manchester City, putting Paris Saint-Germain ahead before an Argentine International forward scored the second goal for Paris Saint-Germain, giving the French-based club-side a 2 goals to nil victory over Manchester City.
2) Mohammed Salah:
Egyptian International Midfielder, Mohammed Salah, scored a brace in Liverpool FC's 5-1 victory over FC Porto.
Mohammed Salah scored his brace in the 18th and 60th minutes of the match between FC Porto and Liverpool FC.
3) Sadio Mane:
Senegalese international forward Sadio Mane was amongst the goal scorers in Liverpool FC's 5-1 victory over FC Porto.
The 29-year-old Senegalese international forward scored in the 45th minute of the match between FC Porto and Liverpool to help Liverpool FC secure victory in their game against FC Porto.
4) Eric Maxim Choupo Moting:
Cameroonian international forward Eric Maxim Choupo Moting scored in the match between Bayern Munich and Dynamo Kyiv, as his 87th-minute goal for Bayern Munich helped his club secure a 5-1 victory over Dynamo Kyiv.
Do you think the aforementioned African players will be able to score more goals in the 2021/2022 UEFA Champions League as the tournament progresses?
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