7 Things You Might Have Missed From Champions League Matchday 3

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Another set of matches has been and gone in the Champions League and, like always, it has been full of drama and excitement.
Whilst there is a temptation to just look to the scores, there are some pretty phenomenal underlying stats that you may have missed.
Without further ado, here they are:
Dries Mertens Overtakes Diego Maradona 

Finally, it’s Dries Mertens appreciation time! The Belgian has to be one of the most underrated players in Europe for a number of years, and his two goals last night in Napoli’s 3-2 away win over RB Salzburg saw Mertens surpass Diego Maradona’s goalscoring record for Napoli.

His tally now stands at an astonishing 116 goals for the Italian side, just five behind all-time top scorer Marek Hamsik.  A hell of a record to break.
Joining the 200 Club

Both Liverpool and Paris Saint-Germain took their opportunity to score their 200th Champions League goals this week; a historic feat for both clubs.

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