Strolled by Manchester city (2-1) Wednesday evening on the occasion of the 5th and penultimate day of the group stage of the Champions League, the Paris Saint Germain has nevertheless validated his ticket for the knockout stages of the competition.

Author of the opening of the score, Kylian Mbappé, who could not avoid the defeat of his family, scored his 45th goal in 2021. The former Monegasque thus became the first French player to reach this mark since Thierry Henry in 2004 (46 goals).

Behind Lewandowski

In addition, with his 45 achievements, the 2018 world champion consolidates his position as second top scorer of the current year, ahead of Erling Haaland (43) but far behind the Polish serial scorer Robert lewandowski (64).