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Matchday 5 - Play of the Day

Published: Thursday 25 November 2010
We have got six of the highlights from UEFA Champions League Matchday 5 vying for your vote for Play of the Day. features

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Published: Thursday 25 November 2010

Matchday 5 - Play of the Day

We have got six of the highlights from UEFA Champions League Matchday 5 vying for your vote for Play of the Day.

Mesut Özil (AFC Ajax 0-4 Real Madrid CF)
36th minute
Özil, in mid-air, did brilliantly to cushion Xabi Alonso's long pass with the heel of his boot and set up Karim Benzema for the opening goal.

Zlatan Ibrahimović (AJ Auxerre 0-2 AC Milan)
64th minute
With chances at a premium in a tight game, Ibrahimović's vision and finishing pedigree made all the difference, the Swedish international first trying to pick out Clarence Seedorf with a clever flick and then powerfully burying the ball as Dariusz Dudka's sliding interception rolled across the edge of the area.

Thomas Kraft (AS Roma 3-2 FC Bayern München)
61st minute
On his UEFA Champions League debut, 22-year-old goalkeeper Kraft kept his side 2-1 up at the time with a miraculous double-save, first diving backwards to punch the ball away as Fábio Simplício moved to head in from all of two metres, before springing up to block Matteo Brighi's immediate drive from the edge of the area.

Sergei Ryzhikov (FC Rubin Kazan 1-0 FC København)
90th minute
With his side hanging on, Ryzhikov produced a match-winning save in added time to deny Kenneth Zohore. Up until then, it had been a quiet night for the Rubin keeper, but he flung his body to deny the Danish teenager and keep alive the Russian side's hopes of making the knockout stages.

Javier Zanetti (FC Internazionale Milano 1-0 FC Twente)

61st minute
Javier Zanetti became the oldest scorer in the UEFA Champions League when he scored against Tottenham Hotspur FC and he almost beat his own record here with a mazy run that took him past four players and into the area, where he forced a fine save from Nikolay Mihaylov.

Raúl González (FC Schalke 04 3-0 Olympique Lyonnais)

31st minute
Raúl went close to a 69th UEFA Champions League goal with a superbly executed, audacious hooked effort from 35 metres which Hugo Lloris in the Lyon goal did well to tip over the crossbar.

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