Stats: Top 10 players with most assists in the Champions League this season
The Champions League plays host to a wide variety of players with very different styles of playing the game. There are many players who, despite playing a very attacking style of football, prefer to assist rather than score goals themselves. These are the players who put the opposition on the back foot.
Here are the 10 players with the most number of assists in the Champions League so far.
Zlatan Ibrahimovi? tops the chart with a staggering 5 assists and 2 goals. Closely following the Swede is Real Madrid’s Ángel Di María, who also has 5 assists to his name but has not scored any goals. Mario Gotze, Philipp Lahm, Xavi Hernandez are in the middle with 4 assists each. Arsenal‘s Olivier Giroud and CFR Cluj’s Modou Sougou come in ninth and tenth spot, respectively.