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UCL team of the week: Man united, Chelsea, PSG and Barca stars all feature

Goalkeeper

Allison Becker (Liverpool)

Liverpool shot stopper Alisson Becker makes our team of the week following an outstanding performance in his side's win over Atletico Madrid on Tuesday.


Centreback

Gerrard Pique (Barcelona)

Gerard Pique was on hand to help his side secure their first Uefa champions league win of the season when they hosted Dynamo Kiev at the Camp Nou on Wednesday.

The Spanish defender snatched all three points for the Catalans with a well taken header in the first half of the game while he was also solid defensively as he played a pivotal role in his side's ability to earn all three points against their opponents.


Andreas Christensen (Chelsea)

Andreas Christensen was one of Chelsea's best players when they trashed Swedish side Malmo on Wednesday evening. The Danish defender opened the scoring with a well taken volley while he also helped his side to another keep yet another cleansheet in the UCL this season.


Left back

Sébastian Coates (Sporting Lisbon)

Sporting Lisbon defender Sébastian Coates also makes our Uefa champions league team of the week following his goalscoring performance in his side's 4-1 win over Besiktas on Tuesday.


Right back

Joao Cancelo (Manchester city)

Joao Cancelo was one of Manchester City's stand out players in their big win over Club Brugge on Tuesday. The Portuguese opened the scoring for Pep Guardiola's side while he was also heavily involved in the game throughout.


Defensive Midfield

Jorginho (Chelsea)

Reigning Uefa player of the year Jorginho also makes our team of the week. The Italian midfielder contributed two goals from the penalty spot to help his side to a 4-0 win over Swedish side Malmo.


Central midfield

Noah Okafor

Nigerian born midfielder Noah Okafor occupies our second midfield position following his fantastic display in RB Salzburg's 3-1 victory over Wolfsburg on Wednesday evening.


Central Midfield

Bruno Fernandes (Manchester united)

Manchester united midfielder Bruno Fernandes also makes our Uefa champions league team of the week. The 27 year old played a prominent role his side's 3-2 come back win against Atlanta on Wednesday evening as he ran the show from Midfield throughout the game.


Left winger

Vinicuis Junior

Vinicuis Junior seems to have really found his goalscoring boots this season and the Brazilian continued his fine run of form in front of goal with a brace in Real Madrid's 5-0 win over Shakhtar Donetsk.


Right winger

Lionel Messi (PSG)

Lionel Messi continued his stellar goalscoring record for PSG in the Uefa champions league with another well taken brace in his side's 3-2 come back win over RB Leipzig.


Centre forward

Cristiano Ronaldo (Manchester united)

Cristiano Ronaldo showed that he remains the king of the Uefa Champions league with a 5-star display in Manchester united's hard fought victory over Atlanta on Wednesday. The 36 year old Portuguese ran tirelessly all night while he also scored the all important winning goal for his side with a well taken header in the dying stages of the second half to earn Ole Gunnar Solskjaer's men a Memorable 3-2 come-back win over their Italian opponents.


Here's how they line up in a 4-1-2-3 formation


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