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Porto left-back Sanusi makes Champions League Team of the Week

The Nigeria international joins makes his debut in the star-studded squad after an impressive performance in Marseille on Wednesday

Porto defender Zaidu Sanusi has been named in the Uefa Champions League Team of the Week after grabbing a goal against Marseille on Wednesday.

The Nigerian left-back broke the deadlock for the Portuguese giants with his maiden strike for the club, just before half-time at the Orange Velodrome.

Sanusi joins Barcelona‘s Sergino Dest in the defence alongside Atalanta‘s Ruben Gosens and Borussia Monchengladbach duo of Nico Elvedi and Oscar Wendt.

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Lokomotiv Moscow‘s Guilherme was selected as goalkeeper while Manchester United‘s Bruno Fernandes, Borussia Monchengladbach’s Lars Stindl and Bayern Munich‘s Kinglsey Coman form the three-man midfield.

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Lazio‘s Ciro Immobile and Barcelona’s Martin Braithwaite lead the attack.

Sanusi is the second-most ranked player in the team with 14 points after Wendt, Elvedi and Braithwaite who have 15 points each.

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