Kylian Mbappe equals Edinson Cavani's record at PSG


Kylian Mbappe set a new record for Paris Saint-Germain. His one goal against Maccabi Haifa in the 2022/2023 Champions League Group H continued, equaled Edinson Cavani's goal record.


The goal scored by Mbappe was created in the 69th minute and made PSG turn 2-1 ahead over Maccabi. PSG ended the match with a 3-1 win. Another pair of goals scored by Neymar and Lionel Messi.
That goal was enough to see Mbappe rise to the top of PSG's top scorer in European competition. The total goals that have been inscribed by Mbappe are now the same as Cavani's goal collection, which is 30 goals.

Meanwhile, each of Neymar and Messi's goals also successfully added to their goal collection. Neymar has scored 21 goals or the second highest, while Messi has six goals and puts him in 9th position.
Faster
The record was achieved by Mbappe faster than Cavani. The number 7 player has scored 30 goals in 46 matches in the Champions League.

Cavani who came in 2013 then did it a little longer. The Uruguayan passport player scored 30 goals in 54 matches.

The opportunity to extend the record is wide open for the 23-year-old player. In addition to his young age, his contract at PSG is also still until 2025.

Got Sleep
PSG did concede more in the match in the 24th minute through Tjaronn Chery. Mbappe admitted that his team had fallen asleep at that time.

"We slept a little bit until we conceded the first goal. After that we reacted well and we started to find our way of playing and scored the first goal," he told Canal+.

"That's what we did continuously, until we could score the second goal. Then we finished the show at the end of the game with the third goal."

Still have to work hard
In addition to his title as PSG's most fertile player in European competition, Mbappe does not want to be complacent. He chose to keep working hard.

"We still need to make improvements. So we have to keep working and working this week," he said.

"We need to get positive results again as soon as possible. Because there are important things that will happen in the near future, such as the international break and the World Cup."

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