Champions League - Team of the Week: More Messi magic
(Team formation: 4-4-2)
GK: Olexandr Rybka (Shakhtar Donetsk) - Expert 8, Users 7.4 - The goalkeeper's heroics between the sticks prevented his side from losing by a greater margin.
RB: Javier Zanetti (Internazionale) - Expert 8, Users 7.5 - An assured display from the 38-year old veteran, capped by his superb assist for Inter's second.
CB: Gerard Pique (Barcelona) - Expert 8, Users 7.4 - Exemplary performance at the back from the Spain international, dovetailed nicely by a superb backheeled assist for Messi's third at the other end.
CB: Walter Samuel (Internazionale) - Expert 7, Users 7.7 - An imperious leap and thumping header from the Argentine got Inter on their way and he backed that goal up with a solid defensive display.
RM: Cristiano Ronaldo (Real Madrid) - Expert 9, Users 7 - Two goals, a barrage of shots and a constant threat - Ronaldo showed just why he is one of the world's very best.
CM: Gustavo Manduca (APOEL Nicosia) - Expert 8, Users 7.4 - An eye-catching display from the Brazilian, capped off with a cool finish at the death to nick all three points for the Cypriot team.
LM: Franck Ribery (Bayern Munich) - Expert 8, Users 7.4 - The France flyer caused all sorts of problems down the Bayern left and had a hand in two of the goals.
FW: Lionel Messi (Barcelona) - Expert 9, Users 8.1 - The only choice for our player of the week. Goals 200, 201 and 202 made for two hat-tricks in as many games for the World Player of the Year.
FW: Mario Gomez (Bayern Munich) - Expert 8, Users 8 - Another player to score a hat-trick, the first of which - a wonderful effort piece of skill - set the tone for Bayern's first-half performance.