UEFA on Thursday included Paris Saint-Germain’s Lionel Messi and Porto’s Diogo Costa, among others, in the Champions League team of this week.
UEFA released the Champions League team in a post via its website on Thursday after the group stage match-day five fixtures were concluded on Wednesday night.
Messi was impressive in PSG’s Champions League 7-2 win over Maccabi Haifa on Tuesday night.
The Argentine captain scored a brace against the Israeli club at the Parc des Princes.
Below is the UEFA Champions League team:
Diogo Costa (Porto) – 12 points
Gonzalo Montiel (Sevilla) – 14 points
Matteo Gabbia (AC Milan) – 14 points
Leo Østigård (Napoli) – 14 points
Andrew Robertson (Liverpool) – 14 points
Serge Gnabry (Bayern Munich) – 13 points
Marcus Edwards (Sporting CP) – 12 points
Yannick Carrasco (Atlético Madrid) – 12 points
Lionel Messi (PSG) – 20 points
Kylian Mbappé (PSG) – 16 points
Mehdi Taremi (Porto) – 14 points