UEFA Champions League: 4 Lesser-Known Players Who Impressed This Week

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UEFA Champions  League: 4 Lesser-Known Players Who Impressed This Week
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There was a lot to discuss after the first round of the Champions League Group Stage, with a mixture of shocks, predictable results, and tightly fought encounters.

Chelsea won, while Arsenal and Manchester United both drew. AC Milan earned a draw against Barcelona, while Inter lost. Marseille ended with a better result than fellow French teams Lille and Lyon.

While most people with talk about the results of Europe's elite clubs, it is also wise to discuss the underdog stories.

Apart from Trabzonspor's shock win over Inter Milan, there weren't any huge upsets. However, some smaller teams produced praiseworthy and unpredictable results. For many of these clubs, there were a few notable players that stood out.

Here's a list of four lesser-known players who impressed in the first round of matches:

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