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Anja Mittag on 51, Hegerberg closing: tip scorers

  • October 19, 2018

RosengÃ¥rd striker Anja Mittag is a usually actor to measure 50 goals in UEFA women’s bar competition.

The 32-year-old got her 50th idea in a UEFA Women’s Champions League and prototype UEFA Women’s Cup for RosengÃ¥rd opposite Olimpia Cluj in a 2017/18 turn of 32. The German general won dual titles with initial bar Turbine Potsdam and changed for her initial spell during Swedish outfit RosengÃ¥rd, where she returned after personification for Paris Saint-Germain and Wolfsburg.

In Nov 2015, while during Paris, Mittag overtook former Potsdam team-mate Conny Pohlers as all-time foe tip scorer and now has her half-century from 68 appearances, carrying been stranded on 49 goals for 10 games given that record-breaking strike divided to Örebro for scarcely dual years. looks during a heading scorers given a UEFA Women’s Cup began in 2001 and a rebranding 8 years later, with Ada Hegerberg quick shutting on a tip positions carrying final deteriorate beaten a record for 15 in a singular debate and given afterwards changed adult to corner sixth place.

Conny Pohlers: tip scorer until 2015

Conny Pohlers: tip scorer until 2015©Getty Images

1 Anja Mittag (Turbine Potsdam/Rosengård/Paris Saint-Germain/Wolfsburg) 51*
Mittag scored for Potsdam in a 2005 final opposite DjurgÃ¥rden and was also partial of Turbine’s 2010 win before her pierce to Sweden. Having switched to Paris a year ago, Mittag got her 49th idea in Europe back in Sweden opposite Örebro yet was not means to get to 50 before to her switch to Wolfsburg as a freshly-minted Olympic bullion medallist. She did not measure in Europe in 6 appearances for her new bar before a 2017 lapse to RosengÃ¥rd.

2 Conny Pohlers (Turbine Potsdam/FFC Frankfurt/Wolfsburg) 48
Pohlers strike 14 goals en track to feat in Potsdam’s entrance deteriorate of 2004/05, a record given usually matched by Margrét Lára Vidarsdóttir in 2008/09 and Frankfurt’s Célia Å aÅ¡ić in 2014/15. After fasten Frankfurt, Pohlers scored 3 goals in a 2008 final and combined dual some-more titles during Wolfsburg in her last dual personification seasons of 2012/13 and 2013/14. Pohlers’s total of 48 goals took usually 45 appearances, 10 fewer than Mittag indispensable to strech that tally.

3 Marta (Umeå/Tyresö/Rosengård) 46
At RosengÃ¥rd, Mittag transposed Marta, as she changed behind to a United States with Orlando Pride. The Brazil striker was 18 when she finished her European crawl for UmeÃ¥, scoring in both legs of their 2003/04 semi-final win opposite Brøndby and three some-more in a dual defeats of Frankfurt in a final. Surprisingly Marta has not carried a prize again, losing finals with UmeÃ¥ in 2007 and 2008 and afterwards in 2014 with Tyresö. Marta afterwards got 4 goals in RosengÃ¥rd’s run to a 2014/15 quarter-finals and another 5 a subsequent season, including a turn of 16 hat-trick opposite Verona.

4 Camille Abily (Montpellier/Lyon) 43
Abily’s 40th, 41st and 42nd goals (all for Lyon) were purebred on 15 November, a night she not usually equalled a late Emma Byrne’s foe coming record of 77 games (a record she now binds undisguised during 81)) yet also overtook former club-mate Lotta Schelin’s prior best for a singular group in this competition. Having helped Montpellier strech a 2005/06 semi-finals. a versatile midfielder and assailant assimilated Lyon for a three-year spell and returned in 2010, given when Abily has aided them to their record 5 titles. And that 43rd idea was a one that finished a 2018 final 4-1 opposite Wolfsburg on Abily’s farewell off a bench.

5 Lotta Schelin (Lyon/Rosengård) 42
Sweden striker Schelin – like Mittag, Marta and Nina Burger – might never have surfaced a scorers’ draft yet her unchanging goal-getting was a underline of Lyon’s campaigns in that they managed 3 titles in 8 seasons. That enclosed victories in 2011, 2012 and 2016, yet infrequently in 4 final appearances Schelin has never scored.

She bent out from Lyon to lapse to Sweden after a 2016 final better of Wolfsburg, converting in a chastisement shoot-out. By afterwards she had overtaken Burger as a actor with a many goals for a singular bar in this competition, relocating on to 41 with strikes in both legs of a semi-final opposite Mittag’s Paris (Aa record now taken by Abily). Schelin assimilated RosengÃ¥rd in summer 2016 and shortly non-stop her European comment there. She late in Aug 2018.

6= Nina Burger (Neulengbach) 40
Austria striker Burger finished a bit of story in 2014/15 as she became a initial actor to measure 40 goals for one group in UEFA women’s bar competition, carrying returned to Neulengbach from a spell in a United States with Houston Dash. Now with Sand in a German Frauen-Bundesliga.

6= Ada Hegerberg (Stabæk/Turbine Potsdam/Lyon) 40*
At 23, with 3 titles already won during Lyon, Hegerberg is melancholy to rewrite a foe record books in a approach Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi have finished in a men’s UEFA Champions League. The Norwegian has taken usually 37 games to get to 37 goals, and with 15 final deteriorate kick a record of 14 for a singular campaign, dual brazen of a symbol Hegerberg reached when she was tip scorer in Lyon’s 2015/16 victory.

Long-time rankings personality Hanna Ljungberg

Long-time rankings personality Hanna Ljungberg©Sportsfile

8 Hanna Ljungberg (Umeå) 39
The single-club record had prolonged been hold by Ljungberg, and indeed a Sweden brazen surfaced a all-time foe rankings for a decade from 2002/03, when she scored 10 as UmeÃ¥ cumulative their initial title, until Pohlers finally overhauled her in 2012/13. Had damage not contantly disrupted and afterwards finally ended Ljungberg’s career in Jul 2009, she would certainly still lead a list carrying scored during a rate of accurately one per diversion in Europe.

9= Inka Grings (Duisburg/Zürich) 38
Her faithfulness to Duisburg means Grings did not play in Europe until their possess victorious entrance in 2008/09. She did strike a belligerent using with 12 in that campaign, including a final first-leg hat-trick during Zvezda-2005. Grings continued to measure openly and in 2010/11 surfaced a ranking with 13 goals. Grings switched to Zürich and combined 4 some-more in 2012/13. Her 38 European goals came in usually 29 games, a strike-rate standard for a career as a whole in that she scored some-more than 500 times for bar and country. She went on to manager Duisburg and spent 2017/18 in assign of Viktoria Köln’s U17 men’s team.

9= Eugénie Le Sommer (Lyon) 38*
Le Sommer has been partial of all 5 of Lyon’s victories. She scored on her initial dual European appearances, divided and during home opposite AZ Alkmaar in 2010/11, and in a finals of 2012 and 2018.

*club competing in 2018/19

Clubs indicated usually those who actor represented in Europe, even if they did not score. Numbers scold as of 18/10/2018

Season by deteriorate tip scorers
2017/18: Ada Hegerberg (Lyon) 15
2016/17: Zsanett Jakabfi (Wolfsburg), Vivianne Miedema (Bayern München) 8
2015/16: Ada Hegerberg (Lyon) 13
2014/15: Célia Šašić (FFC Frankfurt) 14
2013/14: Milena Nikolić (ŽFK Spartak) 11
2012/13: Laura Rus (Apollon Limassol) 11
2011/12: Camille Abily, Eugénie Le Sommer (both Lyon) 9
2010/11: Inka Grings (Duisburg) 13
2009/10: Vanessa Bürki (Bayern München) 11
2008/09: Margrét Lára Vidarsdóttir (Valur Reykjavík) 14
2007/08: Vira Dyatel (Kharkiv), Patrizia Panico (Bardolino Verona), Margrét Lára Vidarsdóttir (Valur Reykjavík) 9
2006/07: Julie Fleeting (Arsenal) 9
2005/06: Margrét Lára Vidarsdóttir (Valur Reykjavík) 11
2004/05: Conny Pohlers (Turbine Potsdam) 14
2003/04: Maria Gstöttner (Neulengbach) 11
2002/03: Hanna Ljungberg (Umeå) 10
2001/02: Gabriela Enache (Codru Anenii Noi) 12

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