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UCL: 5 Most Impressive Players In Tuesday's 2nd Round Of Champions League Matches

The Champions League returned for the first installment of Match day 2, and there were some surprise results as Sherrif Tiraspol beat Real Madrid 2-1, RB Leipzig also lost at home to Club Brugge, while the results were thrilling some players also put on five star performances for their teams and we will be reviewing the five players who stood out in yesterday's games.


Gianluigi Donnarumma

The Italian goalkeeper recently transferred to PSG but he has already been linked with a move away from the French club due to a lack of game time, against Man City he finally made his Champions League debut and he was immense making 7 saves.

Lionel Messi

Lionel Messi finally opened his account for Paris Saint Germain as they beat Manchester City, although he wasn't as influential as he used to be but he still got a goal.

Curtis Jones

The young Liverpool midfielder put on a performance reminiscent of midfield greats like Iniesta and Xavi, he was very brilliant against FC Porto attempting 72 passes with 89 per cent accuracy, he also created 3 chances and had 4 shots on target while also completing 100 4 dribbles.

He capped the performance of with two brilliant assist, after watching his display yesterday there is little wonder why Jurgen Klopp is not eager to bring in a new midfielder.

Andriy Pyatov

The 37 year old Shakhtar Donetsk goalkeeper was the hero for his side as he made some unbelievable saves towards the end of the game to earn Shakhtar a point.

His highlight of the game was a save that saw him finger tip Joaquin Correa's curled effort, he then made a brilliant save stopping Stefan De Vrij's header.

Georgios Athanasiadis

The Greek goalkeeper was the hero as Sherrif won Real Madrid 2-1, he continuously denied the likes of Benzema a goal but was unable to save Benzema's penalty, but in the end he did enough to earn his side a brilliant win.

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