22/23 UEFA Champions League Team of the Week – 6
Plenty of attacking performances in round six (6) of the UEFA Champions League Group Stage this week – put together the highest-rated XI.
Portuguese giants SL Benfica dominates as the side represented by three players following their six goals thrilling encounter with Maccabi Haifa in Israel on Wednesday, seconded by AC Milan with two as well as Real Madrid, while the rest spread through – Bayern Munich, RB Leipzig, Manchester City and Paris Saint-German.
The main man in AC Milan’s heavy victory at San Siro/Giuseppe Meazza against Salzburg – involved in all four goals scored [two goals and two assists], Olivier Giroud is the named player of the week with an earned rating of 9.4 according to sofascore.
The 36-year-old French forward’s displays was dabbed as unusual compared to his stats this term in both the domestic league and the competition.
A real gem for the Italians as they progress to the round sixteenth for the first time in nine seasons.
Other outstanding stars who made their way into the team include – Real Madrid’s Federico Valverde, RB Leipzig’s Christopher Nkunku, Manchester City’s Julian Alvarez and PSG’s Kylian Mbappe.
These players scored and provided at least an assist for their respective sides.
Below is the UEFA Champions League Team of the Week.
Ciprian Tatarusanu (AC Milan)
Alejandro Grimaldo (Benfica)
Nicolas Otamendi (Benfica)
Benjamin Pavard (Bayern)
Alexander Bah (Benfica)
Federico Valverde (Madrid)
Marcos Asensio (Madrid)
Christopher Nkunku (Leipzig)
Kylian Mbappe (PSG)
Julian Alvarez (Man. City)
Olivier Giroud (AC Milan)