European Team of the Week: Who were the standout stars?

Published on: 15 May 2024

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Every week, we will bring you the best performers across Europe's top five leagues (English Premier League, German Bundesliga, Spanish LaLiga, French Ligue 1 and Italian Serie A) using the unique WhoScored ratings system.

The ratings are based on a comprehensive algorithm that uses Opta data during live matches, with more than 200 raw statistics, that gives us a single rating from 1-10 (1 being bad; 10 being excellent) weighted according to a player's influence within a game.

Find out more about how the ratings are calculated at WhoScored here. Here are the top players from the last round of action.

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Goalkeeper: Federico Ravaglia (Bologna | Serie A) - 8.72 rating

Bologna secured a place in the Champions League for the first time in their history with a 2-0 win at Napoli over the weekend. Ravaglia put in an inspired showing on just his fifth league start of the season, making six saves, which included a first-half penalty stop to deny Matteo Politano.

Right-back: Josip Stanisic (Bayer Leverkusen | Bundesliga) - 9.34

Leverkusen maintained their unbeaten season with a fine 5-0 win at Bochum on Sunday. Stanisic continued his recent good form in the resounding victory, netting with his only shot and providing one assist from three key passes.

Centre-back: Florian Grillitsch (Hoffenheim | Bundesliga) - 9.14

Grillitsch registered his fifth and sixth assists of the season as the Bundesliga side smashed relegated Darmstadt 6-0. The Austrian's brace came from two key passes, while he also put in four interceptions, three clearances and two tackles.

Centre-back: Samuel Gigot (Marseille | Ligue 1) - 8.31

Marseille got over their Europa League semifinal heartbreak with a solid 3-1 home win over Lorient at the weekend with Gigot on hand to score his third league goal of the campaign. The 30-year-old also made five clearances, three interceptions and two tackles.

Left-back: Fran García (Real Madrid | La Liga) - 8.40

Real Madrid celebrated their spot in the Champions League final by unceremoniously dumping Granada out of LaLiga on Saturday. Garcia was directly involved in two of the four goals, netting with his only effort and providing an assist with his only key pass. An additional three tackles capped a solid showing.

Right midfield: Nicolas Gonzalez (Fiorentina | Serie A) - 8.72

González scored his 10th league goal of the campaign as Fiorentina beat Monza 2-1 on Monday night. The Argentine struck with one of six shots, and worked hard off the ball, too, making two tackles and two interceptions.

Central midfield: Leandro Barreiro (Mainz 05 | Bundesliga) - 9.42

Mainz extended their unbeaten run to eight games as they beat Champions League finalists Borussia Dortmund to boost their survival hopes. Barreiro was key in Saturday's 3-0 win, netting with one of two shots and providing one assist from two key passes. The 24-year-old dominated in midfield, too, as he made six tackles and three interceptions.

Central midfield: Isco (Real Betis | La Liga) - 9.22

Isco was key as Real Betis edged Almeria 3-2 on Saturday. The Spaniard hit the back of the net with one of three shots and provided one assist from four key passes. In addition, he completed six dribbles and made four tackles.

Left midfield: Brahim Díaz (Real Madrid | La Liga) - 9.70

Ensuring an all-Real Madrid left side, Díaz was superb in Los Blancos' 4-0 win at Granada, netting with two of three shots. The Morocco international gave the Granada backline a torrid time as he completed seven dribbles.

Striker: Ihlas Bebou (Hoffenheim | Bundesliga) - 10.0

Bebou made the most of his 15th league start of the season as he shone in Hoffenheim's 6-0 win at Darmstadt over the weekend. Bebou was directly involved in three of their six goals, netting with both shots and providing one assist from two key passes, while the 30-year-old also completed three dribbles.

Striker: Maximilian Beier (Hoffenheim | Bundesliga) - 9.07

Beier bagged his 14th and 15th league goals of the campaign with a brace against Darmstadt at the weekend, netting with both shots to partner teammate Bebou in the frontline.


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