The UEFA Champions League returned to our screens this week. The likes of Chelsea and Liverpool were able to win their games during the week. However, it should be said that clubs like Man United and Barcelona missed the opportunity to register a win in the UEFA Champions League. Let us take a look at some players who made the Champions League team of the week for the first round of games.
The Senegalese star was in tremendous form for Chelsea against Zenith Saint Petersburg on Tuesday night. It is important to point out that he also kept a clean sheet during the match.
The English defender has made a good start to the new UEFA Champions League campaign. This is because he played very well for Liverpool against AC Milan on Wednesday night.
The Man City defender performed very well during the match against RB Leipzig in the UEFA Champions League this week. This means that he is one of the best defenders in Europe.
4. Nathan Ake
The Dutch central defender scored a crucial goal for Man City in the UEFA Champions League this week. He also made a few blocks against RB Leipzig.
5. David Alaba
He made his Champions League debut for Real Madrid against Inter Milan this week. The former Bayern Munich star played very well during the entire match.
Thomas Tuchel decided to start the Italian midfielder against Zenith Saint Petersburg on Tuesday night. He played like a real leader in the midfield.
7. Manuel Locatelli
He was in sensational form for Juventus throughout the match against Malmo in the UEFA Champions League on Tuesday night. He is also regarded as one of the most talented midfielders in Italian football.
8. Thomas Muller
He reminded the entire world that he is still one of the best midfielders in the UEFA Champions League. The German star scored the first goal for Bayern Munich against Barcelona.
9. Jack Grealish
He scored a wonderful goal for Man City against RB Leipzig on Wednesday night. This means that Pep Guardiola was right to sign him from Aston Villa this summer.
10. Romelu Lukaku
The Belgium striker scored his first Champions League goal for Chelsea in the match against Zenith Saint Petersburg on Tuesday night. He is one of the most prolific strikers in Europe.
11. Robert Lewandowski
The Bayern Munich star scored twice against Barcelona on Tuesday night. He also made a lot of important passes during the game.
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