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UCL: Sadio Mane matches Cristiano Ronaldo’s record after 3-1 win at Benfica



Liverpool forward, Sadio Mane matched Cristiano Ronaldo’s Champions League record with his goal against Benfica on Tuesday night.

The Senegal international made it 2-0 after being set up brilliantly by Luis Diaz in the first half..

Mane’s goal was his 13th in the Champions League knockout stages since the 2017/2018 season, a feat that is only matched by Cristiano Ronaldo.

Speaking to BT Sport after the game, he said: “Like I always say, winning is more important.

“I am happy to score the goal but happier that the team scored three goals and we are ready for the next game.”

Darwin Nunez handed Benfica a lifeline just after the restart, but Liverpool survived their scare as Diaz restored their two-goal lead towards the end.

The Merseyside club are now in pole position to reach the semi-final.

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