Champions League round of 16 BEST XI – Should two Arsenal aces really feature?

With the Champions League last 16 knockout ties now settled, find out which players have made it into the best XI

Champions League team of the night, as Barcelona & Juventus stars dominate
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(Video) Barcelona 1-0 Manchester City highlights: Lionel Messi steals the show, with Joe Hart also terrific

GK – Joe Hart (Manchester City)

The England number one saved a penalty in the first meeting and  was fantastic in the second as City crashed out at the hands of Barcelona, so good in fact that Lionel Messi labelled him a ‘phenomenon’.

Joe Hart

RB – Dani Alves (Barcelona)

Solid performance from the Brazilian in both games.

CB – Leonardo Bonucci (Juventus)

Italian centre half was immense as the Serie A leaders won 3-0 in Germany against Borussia Dortmund to go into the hat for the quarters.

CB – Aymen Abdennour (AS Monaco)

The Tunisian was a rock in the first game at the Emirates and made a crucial block in the return leg just before half-time as the Ligue 1 outfit progressed.

LB – Nacho Monreal (Arsenal)

Replaced Kieran Gibbs for the second leg and played a huge part in both goals as Arsenal came close to pulling off a memorable comeback.

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