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Liverpool’s Mohamed Salah and Sadio Mane make Uefa Champions League Team of the Week

2:03 PM EDT 4/19/19
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The African stars were in spectacular forms to help the Reds progress in the European competition and have been rewarded for their displays

Liverpool forwards Mohamed Salah and Sadio Mane have been named in the second leg quarter-final Champions League Team of the Week.

The Egypt and Senegal international's impressed against Porto to help the Reds to a 4-1 victory at Estadio do Dragao on Wednesday.

Mane scored the opening goal after a fine combination with Mohamed Salah before the former Roma attacker added the second with Roberto Firmino and Virgil van Dijk completing the rout, as the Reds secured a 6-1 aggregate win to advance into the semi-finals and set up a date with Barcelona.

Mane and Salah have been included in the Team of the Week along with teammates Virgil van Dijk and Trent Alexander-Arnold.

Barcelona superstar Lionel Messi also featured in the star-studded team as well as goalkeeper Marc-Andre ter Stegen, Tottenham’s Son Heung-Min, the Manchester City trio of Raheem Sterling, Sergio Aguero and Kevin De Bruyne.

Mane, who has 22 goals in all competitions this season, will hope to replicate his form for Senegal in the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations starting with their first game against Tanzania on June 23.

The Teranga Lions will also slug it out with Algeria and Kenya to advance into the knock-out stage with the former Southampton man expected to play a key role.

Meanwhile, Salah’s Egypt have been paired against Zimbabwe, DR Congo and Uganda in Group A.