Uefa champions league team of the week revealed
UEFA Champions league semi finals first leg were played on Tuesday and Wednesday. On Tuesday Chelsea visited Spain to face La Liga giants Real Madrid at De Stefano stadium. Christian Pulisic had put the blues ahead before Karim Benzema’s acrobatic equaliser.
On Wednesday, Manchester City had to come back from 1-0 down in the 1st half to win 2-1. Marquinhos had put the Parisians ahead before Kevin De Bruyne’s cross ended at the back of the net. Riyad Mahrez the scored a free kick to secure a win for Pep Guardiola’s side.
Lets take a look at the best performing players in each position hence the team of the week.
Goalkeeper; Ederson Moraes (Manchester City)
The Brazilian and Manchester City shot stopper was excellent especially in the first half. He had 3 decent saves to keep Pep’s side in the game. He also had 16 passes and 2 long balls.
Center Back; Eder Militao (Real Madrid)
He had 7 tackles attempted and 3 interceptions against Chelsea on Tuesday. They were all most of the match.
Center Back; Antonio Rudiger (Chelsea)
Antonio Rudiger had 1 assist, 1 interception, 63 accurate passes and 92% passing accuracy.
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Center Back; Marquinhos (PSG)
The Brazilian scored PSG’s only goal in the match. He also had 65 accurate passes with 5% passing accuracy.
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Defensive Midfielder; N’golo Kante (Chelsea)
N’golo Kante was “everywhere” against Real Madrid. He had 6 dribbles which were most of the match. He also had 49 accurate passes with 87% passing accuracy.
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Central Midfielder; Toni Kroos (Real Madrid)
He was magnificent against Chelsea. He had 92 passes with 85 passes accurate. He had 4 crosses and 8 long balls.
Attacking Midfielder; Angel Di Maria (PSG)
Even though PSG lost, Angel Di Maria had a stand out performance with 4 shots, 5 dribbles won and 2 interceptions. He also had 1 assist.
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Right Midfielder; Riyad Mahrez (Manchester City)
He scored an amazing free kick against PSG. He had 3 shots with 1 on target. He was also fouled 4 times. He had 48 accurate passes with 96% passing accuracy.
Left Midfielder; Phil Foden (Manchester City)
The English youngster was outstanding on Wednesday. He had 3 shots on target, and 2 interceptions which were most of the match.
Striker; Christian Pulisic (Chelsea)
Christian Pulisic got Chelsea’s away goal against Real Madrid. He was the most fouled player on the pitch (6).
Striker; Karim Benzema (Real Madrid)
Karim Benzema got Real Madrid’s equalizer against Chelsea. He also had 4 shots which were most of the match. He also hit the woodwork 1 time.