Erling Haaland And Kylian Mbappe: Who Is Better?

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Erling Haaland And Kylian Mbappe have been tipped by several fans and retired footballers to be the new face of rivalry after Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi.

Erling Haaland And Kylian Mbappe: Who Is Better?

For nearly two decades, the most heated topic of discussion among football fans has been who is better, Lionel Messi or Cristiano Ronaldo.

The two football icons, who are still active in their mid-thirties, can boast of outstanding records in both club and international competition.

There are several athletes in the younger generation who have already made a name for themselves as stars.

The two most promising among them are Kylian Mbappe of France and Erling Haaland of Norway. Both of the young athletes have had two seasons of brilliant play and appear to be the future stars of their sport.

In the 2020–21 season, Mbappe scored 42 goals for PSG, while Haaland tallied 44 goals for Dortmund.

Mbappe and Haaland are presently vying to become the next big thing in football, and that much is certain.

Who exactly between Kylian Mbappe and Erling Haaland currently has higher stats, and who do you think will eventually become the next big thing in football?

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Without further ado, let’s get on with facts.

Club Career Goals

During the 2015–16 season, both of the stars made their debuts in the professional game. Haaland played for the top-tier Norwegian team Bryne FK, while Mbappe represented AS Monaco in Ligue 1.

The 2021-2022 season was Mbappe’s best goalscoring season in which the French forward scored 46 goals for Ligue 1 powerhouse PSG and finished the season as the highest goalscorer in the league. On the other hand, Haaland’s best season came in 2019–20, when he scored 44 goals overall for Dortmund.

Kylian MbappeSeasonsErling Haaland
42015/16
262016/174
212017/1812
392018/195
302019/2044
422020/2141
462021/2230
92022/2314
217Total149

Assist For Club

Again, Mbappe has a significant advantage over Haaland in terms of assists in club football throughout his career. In seven seasons, the Frenchman has given out 100 assists in total, 59 more than his competitor Haaland’s total of 36 assists.

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The PSG star had the most assists with 18, while the Norwegian forward had his most thus far in a single season with 12 in the 2020/21 campaign.

Kylian MbappeSeasonsErling Haaland
32015/16
142016/171
152017/184
172018/191
182019/2010
112020/2112
262021/228
2022/233
104Total39

Kylian Mbappe vs Erling Haaland: Goals and Assist for Country

Mbappe made his France debut in 2017 and has since played in 57 international games for Les Bleus, scoring 27 goals and dishing out 21 assists.

Erling Haaland And Kylian Mbappe: Who Is Better?

Haaland, on the other hand, made his debut for his country in 2019 and has since played in 21 games, scoring 20 goals and contributing three assists.

PlayerGoalsAssistsMatches
Kylian Mbappe272153
Erling Haaland20315

Kylian Mbappe vs Erling Haaland: Clubside Trophies

Five league championships and seven significant knockout matches have been won by Kylian Mbappe thus far in his career. Four of the five league championships were won by PSG, and one by AS Monaco. Two major cup events and two league championships have been won by Haaland. With Red Bull Salzburg, Haaland won league championships in Austria.

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Kylian MbappeTrophiesErling Haaland
5League titles2
7Cup competitions2
Champions League

Kylian Mbappe vs Erling Haaland: Trophies for countries

Comparing Haaland, who plays for Norway, to Kylian Mbappe, who represents France, Mbappe represents a far superior national team. Mbappe has already achieved two significant international victories in his short career. He contributed to France’s victories in the UEFA Nations League in the 2020–21 season and the 2018 World Cup. On the other hand, Haaland has yet to achieve international success with his national team.

Kylian MbappeSeasonsErling Haaland
1World Cup
Euro Cup
1UEFA Nations League

Who has been better amongst the two this season?

The following are Kylian Mbappe’s offensive strengths. He has 8 goals and 21 shots on goal in all. A 60% goal conversion rate is the result of this. Overall, he had 29 good opportunities.

The following are Erling Haaland’s offensive capabilities. He has 20 shots on goal in total and 14 goals. A 67% goal conversion rate is the result of this. He had thirty major opportunities in all.

We can notice the following in terms of passing and playmaking abilities. Kylian Mbappe generated a total of 19 chances, had 13 important passes (passes that led to shots on goal), and recorded zero assists.

Erling Haaland has generated a total of 11 opportunities, 3 assists, and 13 important passes.

Pass completion rate, in general, and pass completion rate inside the opponent’s box, in particular, are crucial indicators of a player’s performance because here is where most goals are scored. Passes into the box are completed by Kylian Mbappe 65% of the time. Passes into the box are completed by Erling Haaland 55% of the time.

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