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Tuesday, 11 June 2019

UEFA's Nations League Team Of The Tournament Released, Dominated By Portugal And Netherlands Players

                               Cristiano Ronaldo hoisted the UEFA Nations League trophy aloft after Portugal's victory

The just-concluded UEFA Nations League has released the Team of the Tournament in which the Three Lions goalkeeper Jordan Pickford was the only England player to make the list.



The team was dominated by Portugal and Holland players as they both reached Sunday's final.
The defence in front of Pickford consisted of Switzerland's Kevin Mbabu and Manuel Akanji, Portugal's Raphael Guerreiro and Ruben Dias and Holland's Matthijs de Ligt.

The team was dominated by Portugal and Holland players as they both reached Sunday's final

In midfield position was player of the tournament Bernardo Silva and Holland's Marten de Roon and Frenkie de Jong. 
Memphis Depay and Cristiano Ronaldo led the line in a team chosen by the FedEx Performance Zone, which uses an algorithm to measure player performance. 
Fernando Santos' side defeated Holland 1-0 in the Nations League final whilst England beat Switzerland in the third-place play-off.
Everton star Pickford saved the last penalty in the shootout as Gareth Southgate's side finished third in the tournament. 
The Three Lions lost 3-1 to Holland in the semi-finals while Ronaldo's hat-trick against the Swiss propelled Portugal to the final.  

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