VALENCIA (SPAIN) – With poker in Valencia, Atalanta striker Josip Ilicic joined the exclusive club of players who scored 4 or more goals in a single Champions League game. Better than Ilicic, only Messi and Luiz Adriano did with five goals in one Champions League match. Let's start with them.
Messi scored five goals during Barcelona-Bayer Leverkusen 7-1 on March 7, 2012. Luiz Adriano, a former AC Milan striker, scored five goals during Bate Borisov-Shakhtar Donetsk (0-7) on October 21 of 2014. Then come the players who scored four goals in a Champions match, among them there is also Ilicic.
Before him, this year, Serge Gnabry had succeeded during Tottenham-Bayern Munich (2-7) on October 1, 2019. In this special ranking, there are many known faces of the present and the past. Marco van Basten scored four goals in the match between Milan and Gothenburg (4-0) on 25 November 1992.
Simone Inzaghi, coach of the second in the standings, made a net poker in the match between Lazio and Marseille (5-1) on 14 March 2000. Dado Prso scored four goals in the match between Monaco and Deportivo La Coruna (8-3) of 5 November 2003. Poker also for Ruud van Nistelrooy in the match between Manchester United and Sparta Prague (4-1) on 3 November 2004.
Andriy Shevchenko, when wearing the Rossoneri's shirt, scored four goals in the match between Fenerbahce and Milan (0-4) on 23 November 2005. Four goals for Bafetimbi Gomis in the match between Dinamo Zagreb and Lyon (1-7) on 7 December 2011 Former Fiorentina center forward Mario Gomez scored a poker game in the match between Bayern Munich and Basel (7-0) on 13 March 2012.
Four goals also for Robert Lewandowski in the match between Borussia Dortmund and Real Madrid (4-1) on April 24, 2013. Zlatan Ibrahimovic's poker in the match between Anderlecht and Psg (0-5) on October 23, 2013. In this ranking, he could not miss Cristiano Ronaldo, who scored four goals in the match between Real Madrid and Malmö (8-0) on 8 December 2015.
Source: Blitz Quotidiano