Lahm is one of Europe's best performers
Lahm is one of Europe's best performers .

Champions League: Semi-final XI's head-to-head (3)

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Philipp Lahm v Cesar Azpilicueta

Once again there are some strong options here from all four teams - and interestingly it is a left-back who is put forward for a spot on the right-hand side in the Chelsea/Atleti team.

Cesar Azpilicueta may not be the biggest name in the world but he has done an exceptional job - so good that he's permanently replaced Ashley Cole who was previously reckoned to be one of the best in the world.


Despite all that there is only one winner here; Lahm is head and shoulders above the rest - Pep Guardiola believes him to be the most intelligent player he's worked with, and who are we to go against him?

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