Foden becomes City’s youngest Champions League scorer as records tumble in Schalke rout

Phil Foden became Manchester City’s youngest Champions League goalscorer as the Premier League champions put seven past Schalke to progress to the quarter-finals.

The 18-year-old latched onto a through pass by Leroy Sane – his third assist of the night – and rounded goalkeeper Ralf Fahrmann before slotting into an empty net.

At 18 years and 288 days, Foden is the youngest Englishman to net in the competition’s knock-out stage, and fourth overall behind Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain, Jadon Sancho and Theo Walcott.

“Every time I come on I just try to enjoy my football,” he told BT Sport. “I try to concentrate and improve. I enjoy scoring goals.

“You are learning all the time in the changing rooms, on the touchline and when you come on. I am learning every day. I will try to keep improving each day.



“They are all great lads and great players so it is just a pleasure to be here.”

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