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UEFA Champions League Qualifiers Team of the Week After the First Final Round of Fixtures

The first final round of the UEFA Champions League (UCL) qualifiers concluded on Wednesday - and the quest for the team of the week based on players' performances, here is it according to sofascore statistics.

Goalkeeper

Jindrich Stanek

Heroic saves from the 26-year-old Czech Republican saved his side [Viktoria Plzen] from losing on their trip to Azerbaijan against Qarabag FK, hence making it to this week's goal post ahead of 11 shot-shoppers. Stanek made 7 saves, kept clean and was the highest-rated player.

Defenders

Involved in team goals - Rangers captain James Tavernier pairs SL Benfica star Gilberto on the lethral lines whiles Bodo/Glimt duo Isak Helstad Amundsen and Marius Hoibraten, in the heart of the defence.

Tavenier assisted in his side's 2-2 draw against PSV, likewise, Gilberto a magnificent strike to second teammate Goncalo Ramos against Dynamo Kyiv.

Amundsen and Hoibraten provide stability in defence and a great cover as they maintained their 1-0 win against Dinamo Zagreb at home.

Midfielders

Emerged as the best midfielders - Ibrahim Sangare, Anastasios Bakasetas and Tjaronn Chery made it to the team.

Each player contributed handsomely to their irrespective team, Bakasetas with Trabzonspor consolidated goal against Copenhagen, Sangare powering PSV with the lead in a 2-2 draw against Rangers and Chery with the strike to place Maccabi Haifa an edge over Crvena zvezda, on a 3-2 victory.

Forwards

Hopped on a brace for Maccabi Haifa - Frantzdy Pierrot pairs SL Benfica star Joao Mario who assisted against Dynamo Kyiv and Bodo/Glimt lone scorer, Amahl Pellegrino, as main forwards.

Manager: SL Benfica - Roger Schmidt

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