Champions League - Team of the Week: No-miss Gomis

Thu, 08 Dec 04:23:00 2011

Bafetimbi Gomis scored four and set a record for the fastest hat-trick in the Champions League, making him the standout player in our team of the week, as selected via our expert and user matchcast ratings.

2011-12 Champions League Lyon Bafetimbi Gomis - 0

(Team formation: 4-4-2)

GK: Hugo Lloris (Lyon) - Expert 7, Users 8.2 - A rock in goal for Lyon during their incredible 7-1 win at Dinamo Zagreb, despite conceding early on.

RB: Martin Montoya (Barcelona) - Expert 8, Users 7.6 - The first of three Barca players to make this team, the youngster not only excelled at the back, but he also scored in the 4-0 win over BATE Borisov.

CB: Vasili Berezutski (CSKA) - Expert 8, 6.4 - Scored a late, decisive goal in the 2-1 away win at Internazionale which ultimately sent the Russian side through.

CB: Aleksandar Dragovic (Basel) - Expert 7, Users 7.6 - Helped keep Manchester United at bay until the final moments of the game - by then he had already done enough to secure a memorable result.

LB: Joo-Ho Park (FC Basel) - Expert 8, Users 7.8 - Exceptional down the left for the Swiss side and denied Nani with a last-ditch block.

RM: Isaac Cuenca (Barcelona) - Expert 9, Users 8.1 - A trio of assists from the latest wonderkid to emerge from the Barcelona production line.

CM: David Silva (Manchester City) - Expert 8, Users 7.9 - A stunning strike capped off yet another excellent performance from the Spaniard as City downed Bayern Munich.

CM: Mathieu Valbuena (Marseille) - Expert 9, Users 8.7 - Although he was only on the field for 17 minutes, Valbuena turned the match on its head, and completed his cameo role with a stunning winning strike.

LM: Pedro (Barcelona) - Expert 9, Users 8 - A relative veteran in a team full of babies, Pedro proved his worth by scoring twice.

FW: Didier Drogba (Chelsea) - Expert 9, Users 8.1 - The Ivorian produced a stunning all-round performance to inspire his side to an emphatic victory with a match-winning brace.

FW: Bafetimbi Gomis (Lyon) - Expert 9, Users 9.1 - The France striker scored four goals, including a seven-minute hat-trick, as Lyon completed a remarkable fightback to progress to the knockout stages.


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