Mehdi Taremi took his dream run to the UEFA Champions League, Daichi Kamada brought down the world champions, and Takumi Minamino, Eldor Shomurodov and Takuma Asano were in goal-scoring form as the cream of the continent starred for their respective clubs.
Eldor Shomurodov (Genoa CFC, Uzbekistan)
45 minutes, 1 goal, 71% pass accuracy (2-2 v Hellas Verona)
How to make an impact as a half-time substitute. Uzbekistan’s star man took just three minutes after his introduction to find the back of the net against Verona, with Genoa ultimately battling their way to a dramatic draw.