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The UF Team name the seven cards that made it into UCL 1’s Team Of The Contest

Champions League football is officially back!

The best competition in Europe didn’t fail to kick up drama, with Napoli destroying Liverpool 4-1 on Wednesday night, Atletico snatching victory over Porto with a 101st-minute winning goal and Shakhtar Donetsk stunning RB Leipzig 4-1.

The UF team is back with the UCL 1 Team of the Contest, revealing the seven highest-scoring cards that made the line-up.

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DEFENDERS

Dortmund ran riot against Copenhagen on Tuesday night, with Raphael Guerreiro delivering for UF fans in emphatic fashion.

The Portuguese full back picked up 15 points on the night, after scoring in most available categories for his position.

Guerreiro registered a goal, a shot on target, three tackles and a clean sheet bonus in the early kick off on Tuesday.

Joao Cancelo returned to form in the best way possible in mid-week, as the Man City defender played a pivotal role in their win against Sevilla.

The Portuguese right-back claimed two assists on the night in Seville, landing a total score of 14 points.

MIDFIELDERS

The two midfielder entries for this week are both as surprising as each other.

The first card on the list was Piotr Zieliński, who produced a mammoth performance against Jurgen Klopp’s Liverpool on Wednesday.

The shining light in Napoli’s midfield, the Polish recruit played a part in three of his side’s four goals at the Stadio Diego Amando Maradona.

His two goals, assist and three shots on target brought his total score to a whopping 24 points.

The second surprise star comes from the ranks of Shakhtar Donetsk, as 21-year-old Mykhailo Mudryk stole the show in Leipzig.

The Ukrainian winger scored as well as providing two assists, claiming a total of 18 points on the day.

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FORWARD

The King of the UCL 1 Contest, Robert Lewnadowski delivered the best score of the week on Wednesday evening.

The Barcelona forward showed no mercy against Viktoria Plzen, bagging a hat-trick against the Czech side.

The Polish striker claimed 30 points in total.

FLEX

Another exciting striker makes the cut as PSG’s Kylian Mbappe proved to be a handful for Juventus.

The French striker scored both of his side’s goals and registered three shots on target on his way to a score of 20 points.

TEAM

Despite a quiet first-half display at Celtic Park, Real Madrid’s team card make the cut after an inspired second-half performance in Scotland.

The 14-time Champions League winners picked up 15 points for their efforts, after claiming a 3-0 success in Glasgow.

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Man City’s Erling Haaland picked up 20 points and continues to bulk up his UF score, Richarlison scored two late goals to claim 19 points for Tottenham and Ajax’s Steven Berghius brought home 15 points in total.