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UEFA Champions League Qualifiers Team of the Week After Second Round of Fixtures of Round- 3

The third round of the UEFA Champions League (UCL) qualifiers finalised on Wednesday ahead of the finals - and the quest for the team of the week based on players' performances, here is the round 3 second leg qualification team of the week according to sofascore statistics.

Goalkeeper

Conceded twice in the first leg -Jon McLaughlin was able to stay on guard in the goal post for Scottish giants Rangers, kept clean sheets as they make a tricky back come to proceed to the qualification finals on 3-2 aggregates against Belgium side Royale Union Saint-Gilloise, hence the ideal stopper to be in the goal post.

Defenders

All odds stacked against them following their two goals deficit in the first leg, Rangers duo -James Tavernier and Connor Goldson, were very impressive in the back-line able to pressure their opponents as they overturned the results in their favour.

Although eliminated, AS Monaco centre-back Guillermo Maripan's defensive mechanism was recognised as his powerful goal played a huge role- earning him a spot in this week's team paired with Connor Goldson.

Assisted as FK Crvena zvezda defeated Pyunik Yerevan by two goals to nil, Marko Gobejic was featured on the right equilibrium to goal-scorer James Tavernier.

Midfielders

On a 2-1 lead in the first leg, Mislav Orsic bagged a brace in Dynamo Moscow's goals galore victory over Bulgarian giants Ludogorets Razgrad, as they head to the finals on a 6-3 aggregates, hence a decision to be included in this week's team.

Powered SL Benfica the opening goal in a 3-1 win against FC Midtjylland, Enzo Fernandez was featured in the central midfield alongside Dynamo Kyiv Mykola Shaparenko who assisted in their hard-fought victory against Austrian side SK Sturm Graz at extra time, 2-1.

Came through for Dynamo Kyiv in the extra time, a sensational goal to settle the difference, Viktor Tsygankov made the team on the right side of the midfield lethral to Mislav Orsic.

Forward

Both with a registered brace for their positive team's Kiril Despodov and Ibrahima Wadji - the duo were the lead strikers.

Wadji's brace for Qarabag was enough to place them an edge over Hungarian top-tier Ferencvarosi, likewise with Despodov knocked out of the competition with Ludogorets Razgrad.

Manager: PSV's Ruud van Nistelrooy

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