Sign up for the free World Soccer Talk daily email newsletter for TV schedules, news and more »

MON, 3PM ET
EVE3
QPR1
TUES, 2:30PM ET
REAL4
CRUZ0
TUES, 2:45PM ET
DER1
CHE3
WED, 2PM ET
BVB2
WOL2
WED, 2:45PM ET
BOU1
LIV3
WED, 2:45PM ET
TOT4
NEW0

UEFA Cup All-Star XI

With the final upon us, I decided to name an all-star XI from this season’s UEFA Cup competition. I will name a Champions League all-star XI on the eve of that final. So, here are my picks:

GK – Sébastien Frey (Fiorentina)
D – Leandro Grimi (Sporting Lisbon)
D – Manuel Friedrich (Bayer Leverkusen)
D – Carlos Cuéllar (Rangers)
D – Tomas Ujfalusi (Fiorentina)
MF – Franck Ribery (Bayern Munich)
MF – Anatoliy Tymoshchuk (FC Zenit)
MF – Timmy Simons (PSV Eindhoven)
MF – Tranquillo Barnetta (Bayer Leverkusen)
ST – Pavel Pogrebnyak (FC Zenit)
ST – Luca Toni (Bayern Munich)

Subs: GK – Vyacheslav Malafeev (FC Zenit), FW – Andrei Arshavin (FC Zenit), FW – Adrian Mutu, MF – Pablo Hernández Domínguez (Getafe), MF – D – Cosmin Contra (Getafe), D – Carlos Salcido (PSV Eindhoven)

Feel free to leave a comment on who you would have included or left off this list.