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UEFA Champions League Team Of The Week For Matchday 2

The UEFA Champions League Matchday 2 saw PSG defeated Manchester City 2-0 at Parc des Princes with Lionel Messi and Idrissa Gueye scoring the goals

Elsewhere, Real Madrid lost at the Santiago Bernabeu to debutants, FC Sheriff. Barcelona also lost at Benfica. Liverpool recorded a 5-1 at Porto, Ronaldo scored a late goal to give United 2-1 win over Villarreal but Chelsea lost to Juventus.

Here's is my selection for the team of the week in a 3-5-2 formation.

Goalkeeper: Giorgos Athanasiadis (Sheriff) 

Gianluigi Donnarumma impressed against Manchester City with many saves but Giorgos AthanasIadis was solid behind the sticks as FC Sheriff secure a historical 2-1 win over Real Madrid. 

Defenders; Milan Škriniar (Inter) 

Škriniar was in good form as Inter Milan as they play out a goalless draw at Shakhtar Donetsk. He made a fantastic block to deny Pedrinho from putting Shakhtar ahead in 49th minute. 

Yaroslav Rakits’kyy (Zenit)

The Ukrainian international impressed against Molde supplying 2 assists in the game as Zenit St Petersburg secured a 4-0 win. 

Douglas Santos (Zenit) 

The Brazilian impressed as Zenit St Petersburg recorded a 4-0 win over Malmo. He created 7 chances and registered an assist. 


Mohamed Salah (Liverpool)

The Egyptian impressed for Liverpool in the 5-1 away win at Porto, Salah scored twice in the game. 

Federico Chiesa (Juventus) 

Federico Chiesa was solid against Chelsea helping the Old Lady's second a 1-0 victory over Chelsea. He scored the only goal of the game. 

Idrissa Gueye (Paris)

The Senegalese put in an impressive performance for PSG against Manchester City. He opened score line with a well taken shot, he also made 8 recoveries, completed 3 successful tackles, 2 clearances and won 7 duels. 

Hans Vanaken (Club Brugge)

The Belgian was solid against Leipzig contributing a goal and assist as Club Brugge secured a 2-1 away win at RB Leipzig 

Leroy Sané (Bayern) 

Leroy Sane impressed as Bayern Munich recorded a 5-0 win over Dynamo Kyiv. He scored a goal and assisted another. 

Forwards; Karim Adeyemi (Salzburg) 

German Youngster Karim Adeyemi was in solid form as Salzburg secured a 2-1 over Lille. He scored twice from the spot. 

Darwin Núñez (Benfica)

The Uruguayan put in a solid performance as Benfica defeated Barcelona 3-0 at the Estadio da Luz. Núñez scored twice in the game. 

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