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UEFA awards Joao! Cancelo, included in the team of the day in the Champions League

Published:1/12/2023 - 01:45h

Updated:1/12/2023 - 01:45h

The FC Barcelona has attained his classification to eighth of final of the Champions and one of the big managers has been Joao Cancel, recognised by the own UEFA by his big performance

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The UEFA Champions League completed the past Wednesday the fifth day of the phase of groups of the current edition. The continental tournament had again 16 parties along two days and like each week also announced the best XI, in this opportunity with the side Joao Cancel remaining with one of the three places in the defence rewarded.

The Portuguese was the MVP of the FC Barcelona in front of the Port wine the Tuesday (2-1) with a goal and an assistance, showing his big offensive value and doing it besides like left side, a position that although it knows very well is clear that is not in which it is used to to play each weekend. The recognition of the UEFA with the luso leaves clear that it was the best defender surely of the day 5 and starred one of the best performances of all the week.

A defence in which clearly it stands out Cancel

The UEFA, like sucede many times, opted for recognising only three defenders, in this case to reward to five mediocampistas, between which finds Jude Bellingham of the Real Madrid. However, it can not leave happen that I Cancel has been the only defender of a team 'top' that lució in this day of Champions, being accompanied by Blum of the Young Boys and Matviyenko of the Shakhtar, another rival of the Barça in the Group H.

Like this it remained the team of the week of the UEFA

Goalkeeper: Gregor Kobel (Dortmund)

Defences: Lewin Blum (Young Boys), Mykola Matviyenko (Shakhtar Donetsk) and Joãor Cancel (FC Barcelona)

Midfield players: Bukayo Saka (Arsenal). Phil Foden (Man City), Hakim Ziyech (Galatasaray), Jude Bellingham (Real Madrid) and Joãor Mário (Benfica)

Forwards: Gabriel Jesus (Arsenal) and Ciro Immobile (Lazio).

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