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Champions League positional awards: facts and figures

Cristiano Ronaldo, Mohamed Salah and Lionel Messi are up for the forwards award ©UEFA.com

There are three players vying for each of the four positional awards for the 2017/18 UEFA Champions League season – UEFA.com crunches the numbers to discover why they have made it this far.

TOP TEN FOR EACH POSITION REVEALED

Goalkeepers

Alisson Becker (Roma, now Liverpool)
Appearances: 12
Minutes: 1,080
Clean sheets: 5
Goals conceded: 19

Gianluigi Buffon (Juventus, now Paris)
Appearances: 9
Minutes: 810
Clean sheets: 2
Goals conceded: 12

Keylor Navas (Real Madrid)
Appearances: 11
Minutes: 990
Clean sheets: 2
Goals conceded: 13

Defenders

Marcelo (Real Madrid)
Appearances: 11
Minutes: 958
Clean sheets: 3
Goals conceded: 13
Goals: 3
Assists: 3

Sergio Ramos (Real Madrid)
Appearances: 11
Minutes: 990
Clean sheets: 2
Goals conceded: 13
Goals: 1
Assists: 0

Raphaël Varane (Real Madrid)
Appearances: 11
Minutes: 938
Clean sheets: 2
Goals conceded: 13
Goals: 0
Assists: 1

Midfielders

Kevin De Bruyne (Manchester City)
Appearances: 8
Minutes: 667
Goals: 1
Assists: 4

Toni Kroos (Real Madrid)
Appearances: 12
Minutes: 952
Goals: 0
Assists: 3

Luka Modrić (Real Madrid)
Appearances: 11
Minutes: 958
Goals: 1
Assists: 1

Forwards

Lionel Messi (Barcelona)
Appearances: 10
Minutes: 783
Goals: 6
Assists: 2

Cristiano Ronaldo (Real Madrid, now Juventus)
Appearances: 13
Minutes: 1,170
Goals: 15
Assists: 3

Mohamed Salah (Liverpool)
Appearances: 13
Minutes: 929
Goals: 10
Assists: 5

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