With the first round of fixtures in this season’s Champions League, let’s take a look at who impressed in Gameweek 1 with out Team of the Week.
GK: ALISSON, ROMA
The Brazilian goalkeeper kept a clean sheet for Roma during a tricky encounter with Atletico Madrid.
RB: JOSHUA KIMMICH, BAYERN MUNICH
Kimmich assisted Bayern’s second goal and netted the third against Anderlecht in the week.
CB: JOHN STONES, MANCHESTER CITY
In addition to netting twice in a 4-0 win over Feyenoord, Stones completed the most passes of any City player on the night.
CB: SERGIO RAMOS, REAL MADRID
Ramos scored Madrid’s third and kept a clean sheet against Apoel.
LB: ALBERTO MORENO, LIVERPOOL
Moreno was a constant threat for Liverpool down the left, providing an assist during their 2-2 draw with Sevilla.
CM: THIAGO ALCANTARA, BAYERN MUNICH
Thiago patrolled the Bayern midfield excellently and got on the scoresheet himself.
CM: CESC FABREGAS, CHELSEA
Fabregas pulled the strings for Chelsea during their 6-0 win over Maribor, where he also picked up an assist.
RW: LIONEL MESSI, BARCELONA
Messi scored twice as Barcelona swept Juventus aside in midweek.
LW: NEYMAR, PSG
Neymar bagged a goal and an assist on his UCL debut for PSG during their 5-0 thrashing of Celtic.
ST: HARRY KANE, TOTTENHAM
Kane found his scoring touch with two goals in a 3-1 win over Borussia Dortmund.
ST: EDINSON CAVANI, PSG
Cavani scored twice for PSG as they cruised past Celtic.
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