UEFA Europa League team of the week

There are three ACF Fiorentina players as well as two apiece from Sevilla FC and FC Dynamo Kyiv in UEFA.com's latest UEFA Europa League team of the week.

Vicente Iborra was on the mark in Sevilla's win against Villarreal
Vicente Iborra was on the mark in Sevilla's win against Villarreal ©AFP/Getty Images

Goalkeeper: Diego Benaglio (VfL Wolfsburg)
The Swiss international was superb as Wolfsburg stymied FC Internazionale Milano's comeback ambitions. The pick of several saves was a brilliant stop to keep out Mauro Icardi on 23 minutes; within 60 seconds the German side were 1-0 up.

Six of the best knockout ties
Six of the best knockout ties

Defender: Benoît Trémoulinas (Sevilla FC)
Indomitable in defence as Sevilla narrowed Villarreal CF's attacking options, the French international chose just the right moment to relieve the pressure, getting forward and delivering the cross for Denis Suárez's winner.

Defender: José María Basanta (ACF Fiorentina)
The Argentina defender scored with a header in his team's victory away to AS Roma – yet also fulfilled his job description by contributing to a clean sheet, including a superb last-ditch tackle to deny Gervinho.

Defender: Douglas (FC Dnipro Dnipropetrovsk)
AFC Ajax may be kicking themselves that they did not cause their under-strength guests more problems, but it was sturdy defending and wily counterattacking from the likes of Douglas that sent Dnipro through.

Defender: Miguel Britos (SSC Napoli)
The Uruguayan international stood out in a faultless Napoli defensive effort. His front-post interception from Alexander Büttner's cross prevented a certain goal – one of a number of stylish but understated interventions.

Watch ten great group stage goals
Watch ten great group stage goals

Midfielder: Matías Fernández (ACF Fiorentina)
A foil for Mohamed Salah in providing the Viola with their attacking thrust, Fernández's run earned a penalty for their first goal against Roma while the Chilean international delivered the cross for the third too.

Midfielder: Lior Refaelov (Club Brugge KV)
His calm head typified his side's showing at Beşiktaş JK, where Club Brugge refused to panic. A delightful assist for the visitors exemplified the Israel midfielder's technique and coolness under pressure.

Midfielder: Vicente Iborra (Sevilla FC)
Twice is a coincidence, three times is a pattern – Iborra has a happy knack of getting into scoring positions, and so it proved again as the combative midfielder finished off Villarreal in the all-Spanish encounter.

Forward: Oleh Gusev (FC Dynamo Kyiv)
The left-winger scuffed in Dynamo's fourth against Everton FC and was the Toffees' tormentor-in-chief for much of what was a decidedly open game – directing play and spraying menacing balls into the box.

Classic penalty shoot-outs
Classic penalty shoot-outs

Forward: Mohamed Salah (ACF Fiorentina)
The on-loan Egyptian international winger's searing pace frightened Roma all night. He deserved a goal for his endeavours, but all he could find was the woodwork – striking both the crossbar and a post.

Forward: Andriy Yarmolenko (FC Dynamo Kyiv)
The Ukraine attacker's brilliant long-range finish set Dynamo on their way to a 5-2 home win against Everton and he also rattled the bar later on, leading the line in an eye-catching team performance.

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