The UEFA Champions League team of the week have been released after a wonderful match-week. Four teams are through to the quarter finals stage, while the other four teams were knocked out.
Manchester city knocked Borussia Monchengladbach out of the tournament, winning both legs of their tie. Real Madrid also are through to the quarter finals after they defeated Atlanta 4-1 on aggregate score.
Chelsea defeated Athletico Madrid 2-0 at Stamford Bridge to go through to the next Round. Champions Bayern Munich also qualified for the next rounds after they knocked Lazio out of the tournament.
The team of the week is made up of players who performed well for their team during the week. Players from Chelsea and Real Madrid dominates the Champions league team of the week.
Team of the week
Edouard Mendy (CHE) Goalkeeper
Mendy is the goalkeeper for this week’s team, he kept a clean sheet and made 4 saves for Chelsea.
Emerson (CHE) Defender
Emerson earned a spot in the team of the week after he came off the bench to score a goal and make it 2 for Chelsea.
Sergio Ramos (RMA) Defender
The Real Madrid captain impressed for his team, he scored one goal to help his team qualify to the next rounds.
Cesar Azpilicueta (CHE) Defender
The Chelsea captain was he key player in Chelsea’s victory, he helped his side not to concede a single goal.
Joshua Kimmich (BAY) Defender
Joshua Kimmich was outstanding for Bayern Munich, both in attacks and in defense.
N’golo Kante (CHE) Midfielder
Kante earned a spot in the team of the week after a fine display from him during the week, he recovered 11 balls for Chelsea in their match.
Ilkay Gundogan (MCI) Midfielder
Gundogan scored the second goal that sealed victory for Manchester city and got them qualified to the quarter finals.
Luka Modric (RMA) Midfielder
Luka Modric was a key player in Real Madrid’s 3-1 victory over Atlanta, he provided the assist for their first goal.
Kevin De Bruyne (MCI) Midfielder
The Manchester city midfielder opened the scoring sheet at the 13th minutes with a wonderful strike against Borussia Monchengladbach.
Hakim Ziyech (CHE) Midfielder
Hakim Ziyech scored the first goal for Chelsea that gave them victory over Athletico Madrid.
Karim Benzema (RMA) Forward
Benzema is the only striker that made the team of the week, he scored the first goal for Real Madrid as they defeated Atlanta.
This is the UEFA Champions League team of the week and the formation for this week is 4-5-1.