Comprehensive reports on players’ performances in Europe’s top five leagues thus- England, Spain, France, Italy and Germany, here are the highest-rated stars as the “European Team of the Week”.
Emerged the best shot-stopper in the Premier League this week, Jordan Pickford was arguably the best in Europe’s top five leagues -sighted 8 impressive saves and a clean sheet.
Joachim Andersen (Crystal Palace), Jules Kounde (Barcelona), Castello Lukeba (Lyon)
With 18 clearances and a clean sheet, Andersen was the most outstanding defender in Premier League, likewise, Kounde in La Liga and Lukeba in Ligue 1.
Kounde assisted twice as Barcelona cruised over his former side without conceding and Lukeba with a brilliant contribution in Lyon’s 5-0 humiliation to Angers.
Angel Gomes (Lille), Alexis Mac Allister (Brighton), Yunus Musah (Valencia).
From behind to seal a 3-1 victory against Montpellier, Gomes was one of the few selected midfielders that shone this week alongside Allister who had a brace and Musah with two assists.
Lionel Messi (PSG), Marcus Rashford (Manchester United), Ivan Toney (Brentford), Rafael Leao (AC Milan).
Bagged hat-trick, no one comes to mind than hot Brentford forward, Ivan Toney -who leads as the head hunter, while Messi, Rashford and Leao attack from the final third.
The trio were involved at least twice teams goals this week, Leao with a brace and an assist sameish as Rashford and Messi- brace on assist and Ligue 1 “Player of the Week”.