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Who makes our Europa League Team of the Week?

Using the stats gleaned from the FedEx Performance Zone, UEFA.com selects the team of matchday three, with Lyon's Memphis Depay one of the stars.

Who makes our Europa League Team of the Week?
Who makes our Europa League Team of the Week? ©Getty Images

Note: While the FedEx Performance Zone is a form tracker taking into account domestic and European games, the Team of the Week is based purely on the UEFA Europa League matchday in question.


Highlights: Slavia Praha 0-2 Villarreal
Highlights: Slavia Praha 0-2 Villarreal

Mariano Barbosa (Villarreal)
The Argentinian stopper played a key role in his team's clean sheet as he made six saves, four of which came from inside the penalty area. He made another couple of interventions and was in inspired form to help Villarreal get the result.
Overall ranking: 34 (+57)


Peter Ankersen (København)
Five aerial duels won, three interceptions, three clearances and two successful tackles saw Ankersen shoot up the ranking as his side kept a clean sheet against Zlín. Also created two chances in an impressive all-round display.
Overall ranking: 14 (+37)

Highlights: København 3-0 Zlín
Highlights: København 3-0 Zlín

Michael Lüftner (København)
A big performance by Lüftner helped his side take the points against Zlín. He made six clearances and won five aerial duels to help maintain the clean sheet, and he chipped in with a goal.
Overall ranking: 59 (+150)

Marvin Baudry (Zulte Waregem)
Baudry will hit the headlines for his goal but the central defender hardly put a foot wrong all night defensively in the win at Vitesse. He made a staggering ten clearances on the night and was key to them keeping the Arnhem side out.
Overall ranking: 295 (+439)

Alberto de la Bella (Real Sociedad)
De la Bella features for the second successive matchday after another outstanding showing. He scored once again against Vardar, but produced some impressive statistics – most notably connecting with 66 of his 70 passes.
Overall ranking: 2 (+18)


Highlights: Lyon 3-0 Everton
Highlights: Lyon 3-0 Everton

Memphis Depay (Lyon)
The former Manchester United forward was arguably Lyon's biggest threat against Everton, breaking the English team's resistance with a goal and an assist. He also created four chances for team-mates and contributed five crosses.
Overall ranking: 12 (+72)

Sergio Canales (Real Sociedad)
The talented playmaker pulled the strings in the Real Sociedad midfield to move to the top of the rankings. Along with his two assists against Vardar, he created eight chances and 50 of his 98 completed passes came in the final third.
Overall ranking: 1 (+12)

Dominik Prokop (Austria Wien)
Austria Wien won 4-1 at Rijeka, with Prokop putting his team ahead twice in the game. He was a key figure in terms of goals, but also created three chances for team-mates and proved a constant thorn in the side of the hosts.
Overall ranking: 192 (+549)

Zoran Tošić (Partizan)
Joining fellow ex-Manchester United winger Depay in the team, Tošić broke the deadlock in the first half against Skënderbeu, and proceeded to create numerous chances, thanks in part to magical deliveries from out wide and from set pieces.
Overall ranking: 123 (+409)


Michael Krmenčík (Plzeň)
Unsurprisingly after his two goals against Lugano, the striker leapt up the rankings and became Plzeň’s top-ranked player. He added an assist for good measure and was a key figure for his team who now sit second in Group G.
Overall ranking: 37 (+171)

Yuya Osako (Köln)
The Japanese striker helped himself to two goals against BATE to help keep his side in with a chance of reaching the knockout phase. The substitute scored from his only two attempts at goal, and he also added an assist.
Overall ranking: 61 (+393)