Champions League Best XI - Top players of Matchday 4

Champions League Best XI - Top players of Matchday 4



Player, Team



Jasmin Handanovic, NK Maribor

9 saves in 1-1 draw at Chelsea


Darijo Srna, Shakhtar Donetsk

1 goal, 1 assist, 2 shots, 2 tackles, 2 clearances, 2 corner kicks, 2 fouls suffered in 5-0 win vs. BATE Borisov


Sokratis, Borussia Dortmund

1 goal, 2 shots, 2 tackles, 12 clearances in 4-1 win vs. Galatasaray


Jefferson, Sporting Lisbon

1 goal, 1 assist, 1 shot, 3 tackles, 1 clearance, 2 corner kicks, 1 foul suffered in 4-2 win vs. Schalke


Son Heung-Min, Bayer Leverkusen

2 goals, 4 shots, 17 passes, 3 fouls suffered in 2-1 win at Zenit St. Petersburg


Xabi Alonso, Bayern Munich

61 passes, 3 corner kicks, 3 fouls suffered in 2-0 win vs. Roma


Fabian Frei, Basel

2 assists, 62 passes in 4-0 win vs. Ludogorets Razgrad


Andrea Pirlo, Juventus

1 goal, 1 shot, 91 passes, 4 corner kicks in 3-2 win vs. Olympiakos


Lionel Messi, Barcelona

2 goals, 7 shots, 63 passes, 1 corner kick, 2 fouls suffered in 2-0 win at Ajax


Karim Benzema, Real Madrid

1 goal, 2 shots, 51 passes in 1-0 win vs. Liverpool


Seydou Doumbia, CSKA Moscow

2 goals, 2 shots, 15 passes, 1 foul suffered in 2-1 win at Manchester City

[More Best XI: Top players of Champions League Matchday 3]

Jasmin Handanovic, NK Maribor – The Slovenian goalkeeper stopped Eden Hazard's penalty kick to preserve a 1-1 draw against Chelsea.

Darijo Srna, Shakhtar Donetsk – The Croatian right back scored the opening goal on a deflected strike and set up the second goal in a 5-0 domination of BATE Borisov.

Sokratis, Borussia Dortmund – The Greek center back's first-ever Champions League goal turned out to be the match winner as Dortmund beat Galatasaray 4-1 to clinch a spot in the last 16.

Jefferson, Sporting Lisbon – The Brazilian left back stood out in attack and defense. His stunning strike from the edge of the box was the highlight in a 4-2 win over Schalke.

Son Heung-Min, Bayer Leverkusen – The South Korean midfielder scored both goals, including one from 25 yards after a wonderfully executed set piece, in a 2-1 win at Zenit St. Petersburg.

Xabi Alonso, Bayern Munich – The Spaniard was once again the midfield maestro orchestrating Bayern's methodic attack in a 2-0 win over Roma.

Fabian Frei, Basel – The Swiss midfielder set up Basel's first two goals by lofting passes over the Ludogorets defense in a 4-0 win.

Andrea Pirlo, Juventus – The Italian midfielder struck a free kick into the top left corner for Juve's first goal and played the ball into the box that led to the equalizing own goal in a 3-2 win over Olympiakos.

Lionel Messi, Barcelona – The Argentine scored twice in a 2-0 win at Ajax to tie Raul's all-time Champions League goal scoring record of 71.

Karim Benzema, Real Madrid – The French striker provided the breakthrough with a 27th-minute goal in a 1-0 win over a defensive-minded Liverpool side.

Seydou Doumbia, CSKA Moscow – The Ivory Coast forward was a menace to Man City's defense right from the start, scoring in the second minute and then capitalizing on a giveaway in the 34th minute in a 2-1 away win.