Haaland, Mbappe & Mane: Who's scored the most goals after 10 Champions League games?

Erling Haaland scored in Borussia Dortmund's 2-0 win over Zenit

Scoring goals in the Champions League is far from easy.

Domestic football's most prestigious competition can often be a hostile environment for strikers and as such, only true legends of the game are capable of finding the back of the net regularly.

Cristiano Ronaldo (130 goals) and Lionel Messi (117 goals) are the only two players in Champions League history to reach triple figures.

But while the pair's longevity is unrivalled, both failed to hit the ground running in the competition, especially in their first 10 games.

The same cannot be said about Borussia Dortmund's prodigious striker Erling Braut Haaland, who set a new record in that respect on Wednesday evening versus Zenit Saint Petersburg.

Haaland celebrates vs Zenit

So just how impressive has the Norwegian been during his short continental career? Well let's find out the 30 players with the most goals after 10 Champions League games...

All stats sourced from Transfermarkt.

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30. Andriy Shevchenko (Dynamo Kiev) - 6 goals

29. Fernando Torres (Liverpool) - 6 goals

28. Kylian Mbappe (Paris Saint-Germain) - 7 goals

27. Seydou Doumbia (CSKA Moscow) - 7 goals

26. Jose Callejon (Real Madrid, Napoli) - 7 goals

25. Roberto Soldado (Real Madrid, Valencia) - 7 goals

Soldado with Valencia

24. Luc Nilis (Anderlecht, PSV Eindhoven) - 7 goals

23. Karim Benzema (Lyon) - 7 goals

22. George Weah (Paris Saint-Germain) - 7 goals

21. Romario (PSV Eindhoven, Barcelona) - 7 goals

20. Hristo Stoichkov (Barcelona) - 7 goals

19. Vincenzo Iaquinta (Udinese, Juventus) - 7 goals

Iaquinta with Juventus

18. Adriano (Inter Milan) - 7 goals

17. Alex Frei (FC Basel) - 7 goals

16. Thierry Henry (AS Monaco, Arsenal) - 7 goals

15. Wissam Ben Yedder (Sevilla) - 8 goals

14. Roberto Firmino (Liverpool) - 8 goals

13. Mauro Icardi (Inter Milan, Paris Saint-Germain) - 8 goals

Icardi celebrates with PSG

12. Diego Costa (Atletico Madrid, Chelsea) - 8 goals

11. Wynton Rufer (Werder Bremen) - 8 goals

10. Raul (Real Madrid) - 8 goals

9. Didier Drogba (Marseille, Chelsea) - 8 goals

8. Alen Boksic (Marseille, Juventus) - 8 goals

7. Ruud van Nistelrooy (PSV Eindhoven) - 8 goals

Van Nistelrooy with PSV

6. Ronaldinho (Barcelona) - 8 goals

5. Dwight Yorke (Manchester United) - 8 goals

4. Sadio Mane (Liverpool) - 9 goals

3. Harry Kane (Tottenham) - 9 goals

2. Simone Inzaghi (Lazio) - 9 goals

1. Erling Haaland (Red Bull Salzburg, Borussia Dortmund) - 12 goals

Haaland with Salzburg

The Norwegian is the only player to hit double figures after 10 games in Champions League history, not bad that.

Haaland made his debut in the competition last season, scoring eight goals in Red Bull Salzburg's six group games before completing a move to Dortmund in January ahead of the last-16.

During the German club's tie with Paris Saint-Germain - which they eventually lost on aggregate - the 20-year-old scored two more goals, taking his tally to eight from just 10 matches.

There's a reason why many believe the Leeds-born striker will be a Ballon d'Or winner one day.

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