Despite two goals of each player, Messi beat Cristiano because of his incredible performance in Barça against Roma match. The new-old Barca hero is reaching forward.
After his great performance in Barcelona’s 6:1 beating Roma at the Campo Nou on Tuesday 11/24, Lionel Messi was directly included in UEFA’s Champions League Team of the Week.
Although Cristiano also scored two goals in Real Madrid’s 4:3 win away to Shakhtar Donestk, he can’t reach Messis excellent action on the field. Also on the list is Atlético’s Griezmann, because of the victory of Los Rojiblancos over Galatasaray.
UEFA’s team of the week:
Van del Wiel (PSG)
Rojo (Manchester United)
Yarmolenko (Dynamo Kyiv)
Griezmann (Atlético Madrid)