Mane overtakes Drogba’s Champions League record

Having scored against the Yellow Submarine, the Senegal ace has eclipsed a feat achieved by the Ivorian football legend

Sadio Mane has overtaken Didier Drogba’s record to become Africa’s highest goalscorer in the Champions League knockout stages.

The Senegal international was among the goalscorers as the Liverpool overturned a two-goal deficit to beat Villarreal 3-2 in Tuesday’s semi-final second leg showdown at Estadio de la Ceramica.

In doing so, he set a new landmark for African forwards in the European club competition.

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