Champions League Fantasy team of the group stage

Which 11 players brought in the top points' tallies over the course of the group stage? UEFA.com's best XI features plenty of goals up front and clean sheets further back.

Find out how has made it into the team of the group stage. There’s no place for Cristiano Ronaldo, but Lionel Messi is in the eleven alongside ten other UEFA Champions League stars.

Goalkeeper
Jan Oblak (Atlético Madrid) – 39 points
• Kept four clean sheets and saved a penalty on matchday one

Defenders
Mathias Jørgensen (København) – 38 points
• Four clean sheets achieved, two goals scored

Sergio Escudero (Sevilla) – 37 points
• His defence posted a group stage record-equalling five shut-outs

Ludwig Augustinsson (København) – 34 points
• Only two goals conceded by Group G's third-placed side

Midfielders
Mesut Özil (Arsenal) – 44 points
• Scored four goals, including a hat-trick at Ludogorets, with three assists

André Silva (Porto) – 41 points
• Four goals, two assists

Riyad Mahrez (Leicester City) – 37 points
• Struck four of Leicester's seven goals, also providing an assist

Ricardo Quaresma (Beşiktaş) – 36 points
• Three goals, three assists

Forwards
Lionel Messi (Barcelona) – 58 points
• Scored ten, one short of the group stage record, including trebles v Celtic and Manchester City

Edinson Cavani (Paris Saint-Germain) – 41 points
• Second top goalscorer with six, one assist

Dries Mertens (Napoli) – 39 points
• Four goals, three assists

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