The UEFA champions League team of the week has been released, following the conclusion of the first leg of the Semi-final of the competition on Wednesday night, where Manchester City defeated Mauricio Pochettino’s Paris Saint Germain football club of France 2-1, at Parc Des Princes Stadium in France.
The week fixture had four clubs (Real Madrid from Spain, Paris Saint Germain from France, Chelsea and Manchester City from England) faced each other, and only one team was able to claim the maximum three points.
Thomas Tuchel’s Chelsea football club of England played out a 1-1 draw against Spanish Laliga Santander Champions Real Madrid at Alfredo Di Stefano stadium, thanks to goals from Christian Pulisic and Karim Benzema, while Pep Guardiola’s Manchester City defeated Paris Saint Germain 2-1 in France, through goals from Marquinhos, Kevin De Bruyne, and Riyad Mahrez.
During the first leg of the Semi-final of the UEFA Champions League, there are a lot of players who were exceptional for their clubs, and the players have been recognized.
The players consist of four Manchester City stars (Ederson, Bernardo Silva, Riyad Mahrez, and Phil Foden), three Real Madrid stars (Karim Benzema, Toni Kroos, and Eder Militao), three Chelsea stars (Christian Pulisic, N’Golo Kante, and Antonio Rudiger), and the last player is Paris Saint Germain star Marquinhos.
Whoscored released the list of the UEFA Champions League team of the week on their verified Twitter handle on Thursday morning, with the caption of;
“💪 Eder Militao made 10 tackles and interceptions combined, at least four more than any other player
🤤 N’Golo Kante completed more dribbles than any other player in midweek (6)
🇪🇺 Click the image below for our Champions League Team of the Week in full #UCL 👇.”
UEFA is now expected to pick between Karim Benzema, N’Golo Kante, Riyad Mahrez and Angel Di Maria for the player of the Week award.