UEFA.com Fans’ 2020 Women’s Team of the Year: The Facts | UEFA Women’s Champions League

The UEFA.com fans’ first Women’s Team of the Year 2020 has been revealed after five weeks of voting.

Team of the Year 2020

All users who submitted their team will now be entered into the draw where they can win a VIP trip to both the men’s and women’s UEFA Champions League Finals. You can check the 2020 UEFA.com fans’ Men’s Team of the Year here.

The 50 nominees They were chosen by UEFA’s editorial team, based on the performance of the players in UEFA competitions and the domestic competitions of UEFA member associations from January to December 2020.

Fans had from November 30, 2020 to January 6, 2021 to choose their favorite eleven from a list of 50 elite players (five goalkeepers, 15 defenders, 15 midfielders and 15 forwards), all players from a national team or a club from the 55 UEFA member associations in 2020.

The two winning teams reflected the votes of the fans in parallel with the achievements of the players during the course of the calendar year and were validated based on information from a panel of UEFA technical observers throughout the year.

Sarah Bouhaddi (Lyon y Francia)


Sarah Bouhaddi: Will wear the Temporada of the Women’s Champions League 2019/20

2020
UEFA Women’s Champions League: 5 games (2 goals to nil)
National competition: 15 (12)
France: 1 (1)
Total: 21 (15)

She won her seventh UEFA Women’s Champions League equaling the record (also winning her first Goalkeeper of the Season award) and her eighth French double for Lyon, conceding just seven goals all year.

Lucy Bronze (Lyon / Manchester City and Inglaterra)

2020
UEFA Women’s Champions League: 5 games (2 goals to nil)
National competition: 20 (12)
England: no matches
Total: 25 (14)

The UEFA Women’s Champions League Player of the Year in 2019 and FIFA’s 2020 player of the year added three UEFA Women’s Champions League titles in three seasons at Lyon. The right-back was spectacular in the final against Wolfsburg before returning to Manchester City and winning the FA Women’s Cup at Wembley.

Kadeisha Buchanan (Lyon and Canada)

2020
UEFA Women’s Champions League: 5 games (2 goals to nil)
National competition: 16 (11)
Canada: 6 (4)
Total: 27 (17)

He became Wendie Renard’s regular partner in center defense in Griedge Mbock Bathy’s injury absence and helped Lyon to another title full in a year in which Buchanan added his 100th game for Canada to the 24 years.

Wendie Renard (Lyon y Francia)


Wendie Renard: 2019/20 Women’s Champions League Defender of the Season

2020
UEFA Women’s Champions League: 4 games (1 clean sheet)
National competition: 19 (14)
France: 4 (4)
Total: 27 (19)

The Lyon captain captured her seventh UEFA Women’s Champions League title, was named Defense of the Tournament, became the most capped player of the tournament and scored the winning goal in the semi-final against Paris Saint-Germain. In addition, the center added its ninth French double, and was cited by President Emmanuel Macron in his New Year’s speech as someone who has made the country “dream of a gray period.”

Magdalena Eriksson (Chelsea and Sweden)

2020
UEFA Women’s Champions League: 2 games (2 goals to nil)
National competition: 21 (11)
Sweden: 8 (5)
Total: 31 (18)

The skilled left-hander captained Chelsea to the FA Women’s Super League and League Cup conquests, and also won the FA Women’s Community Shield at Wembley, and helped Sweden qualify for the 2022 UEFA European Women’s Championship .

Kheira Hamraoui (Barcelona y Francia)

2020
UEFA Women’s Champions League: 3 partidos (1 gol)
National competition: 14 (2)
France: no matches
Total: 17 (3)

Hamraoui was Barcelona’s heroine with her goal in the UEFA Women’s Champions League quarter-finals against Atlético, but it was her holding role in midfield that cemented her success and that of her club.

Amandine Henry (Lyon and France)


Amandine Henry, del LyonUEFA via Getty Images

2020
UEFA Women’s Champions League: 3 games (0 goals)
National competition: 18 (3)
France: 4 (0)
Total: 25 (3)

There are few more well-rounded, astute and hard-working midfielders in the history of women’s football than Henry, and he has been crucial in Lyon’s recent successes, even as an injury in the UEFA Women’s Champions League quarter-finals left her without playing the rest of the tournament in August. Despite her victories in the semi-final and final, the OL miss her.

Sara Björk Gunnarsdóttir (Wolfsburg / Lyon and Iceland)

2020
UEFA Women’s Champions League: 5 partidos (1 gol)
National competition: 14 (3)
Iceland: 7 (2)
Total: 26 (6)

A key midfielder in winning the Wolfsburg league title, Gunnarsdóttir signed for Lyon in July and the following month helped his new club win the UEFA Women’s Champions League after beating his old club in the final by scoring the final winning goal for 3-1. It was Gunnarsdóttir who took on the role of Henry in the final phase of the tournament after the injury of his partner and proved his worth in a year in which he helped his team to get into the UEFA European Women’s Championship in 2022 and was voted Athlete of the Year 2020 in Iceland.

Daniëlle van de Donk (Arsenal and Holland)

2020
UEFA Women’s Champions League: 1 game (0 goals)
National competition: 23 (3)
Netherlands: 6 (3)
Total: 30 (6)

Van de Donk’s ability to play anywhere in midfield has been widely used by Arsenal, where she has played in both offensive and defensive roles, providing crucial assists and defending strongly to ensure the Gunners’ talents had. freedom to climb. He was also instrumental in the Dutch game for the reigning European champions to secure their place at EURO 2022.

Delphine Cascarino (Lyon and France)

2020
UEFA Women’s Champions League: 5 games (0 goals)
National competition: 19 (2)
France: 7 (1)
Total: 31 (3)

The speedy right winger was at her best in the August UEFA Women’s Champions League finals, achieving the tournament’s two fastest sprints among other achievements, and was named Player of the Match in the final Lyon beat Wolfsburg. . He gave the first two assists in the 3-1 achieved in that game and has continued to give one goal pass after another in the French league to end the season confirming that it is no longer a promise but a reality.

Pernille Harder (Wolfsburg / Chelsea and Denmark)


Pernille Harder: 2019/20 UEFA Player of the Year

2020
UEFA Women’s Champions League: 5 games (5 goals)
National Championship: 23 (13)
Denmark: 8 (5)
Total: 36 (23)

First player to be named UEFA Player of the Year for the second time, Harder was more prolific than ever in the face of goal in Wolfsburg’s double and her way to the final of the UEFA Women’s Champions League (being named Forward of the Season) before starring in a carat signing with his departure to Chelsea. Within minutes of making her home debut for the English club, she scored a high-heeled goal and also helped Denmark slip into the 2022 UEFA European Women’s Championship in class.

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