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Every UEFA Champions League Player of the Match

See who took the official Player of the Match award after every UEFA Champions League knockout stage match this season.

João Cancelo in Budapest after his performance in Man. City's first leg against Gladbach
João Cancelo in Budapest after his performance in Man. City's first leg against Gladbach Manchester City FC via Getty Ima

UEFA is giving out an official Player of the Match award after every UEFA Champions League knockout stage game to recognise the top performers in Europe’s top club competition.

The UEFA technical observers at each game are deciding who deserves to be the Player of the Match, with an official trophy handed to the successful candidate after full time. Bolded teams (see below) are those of the selected player.

Round of 16

Kylian Mbappé with the match ball and his trophy
Kylian Mbappé with the match ball and his trophyUEFA via Getty Images

First legs
16/02: Leipzig 0-2 Liverpool – Mohamed Salah
16/02: Barcelona 1-4 Paris – Kylian Mbappé
17/02: Porto 2-1 Juventus – Sérgio Oliveira
17/02: Sevilla 2-3 Dortmund – Erling Haaland
23/02: Lazio 1-4 Bayern – Robert Lewandowski
23/02: Atlético 0-1 Chelsea – Olivier Giroud
24/02: Mönchengladbach 0-2 Manchester City – João Cancelo
24/02: Atalanta 0-1 Real Madrid – Ferland Mendy

Second legs
09/03: Juventus vs Porto 
09/03: Dortmund vs Sevilla 
10/03: Liverpool vs Leipzig 
10/03: Paris vs Barcelona 
16/03: Manchester City vs Mönchengladbach
16/03: Real Madrid vs Atalanta 
17/03: Bayern vs Lazio 
17/03: Chelsea vs Atlético 

UEFA's technical observers

Cosmin Contra
Corinne Diacre
Dušan Fitzel
Robbie Keane
Roberto Martínez
Ginés Meléndez
Willi Ruttensteiner
Gareth Southgate