Putellas and Bacha win UWCL Player of the Season awards

Alexia Putellas, UWCL POTY
Barcelona’s Alexia Putellas. (Photo by Sara Aribo/SPP-PX)

Alexia Putellas is the 2021/22 UEFA Women’s Champions League Player of the Season, while Selma Bacha won the Young Player award.

Barcelona midfielder Putellas ended top scorer with eleven, while her combined tally of 13 for goals and assists was also the highest figure this season.

She scored in eight of her ten European appearances this term and covered a total distance of 53.2km, a figure topped only by team-mate Aitana Bonmatí.

UEFA’s Technical Observer panel’s choice for the Young Player of the Season was Lyon’s full-back Selma Bacha

The 21-year-old has already three UWCL final appearance under her belt, while her perfect assist to set up Ada Hegerberg on Saturday was her ninth of the Women’s Champions League season and three more than anyone else.

Selma Bacha, UWCL Young Player of the season
Selma Bacha of Olympique Lyonnais. (Daniela Porcelli/Sports Press Photo)

UEFA’s Technical Observer panel has selected its 2021/22 UEFA Women’s Champions League Team of the Season, with six players from winners Lyon.

Goalkeeper – Christiane Endler (Lyon)

Defenders – Griedge Mbock Bathy (Lyon), Wendie Renard (Lyon), Mapi León (Barcelona), Selma Bacha (Lyon)

Midfielders – Aitana Bonmatí (Barcelona), Patri Guijarro (Barcelona), Amandine Henry (Lyon), Alexia Putellas (Barcelona)

Forwards – Ada Hegerberg (Lyon), Marie-Antoinette Katoto (Paris Saint-Germain)

UEFA Women’s Champions League Goal of the Season

1 Amandine Henry (Barcelona 1-3 Lyon) – Final, 21/05/22

2 Ada Hegerberg (Paris Saint-Germain 1-2 Lyon) – Semi-final second leg, 30/04/22

3 Steph Catley (HB Køge 1-5 Arsenal) – Group stage Matchday 3, 10/11/21

4 Caroline Graham Hansen (Barcelona 5-1 Wolfsburg) – Semi-final first leg, 22/04/22

5 Arianna Caruso (Servette 0-3 Juventus) – Group stage Matchday 1, 06/10/21

6 Sam Kerr (Chelsea 3-3 Wolfsburg) – Group stage Matchday 1, 06/10/21

7 Fridolina Rolfö (Arsenal 0-4 Barcelona) – Group stage Matchday 5, 09/12/21

8 Jennifer Hermoso (Barcelona 5-1 Wolfsburg) – Semi-final first leg, 22/04/22

9 Alexia Putellas (Barcelona 4-0 Hoffenheim) – Group stage Matchday 3, 10/11/21

10 Klara Bühl (Bayern 1-2 Paris Saint-Germain) – Quarter-final first leg, 22/03/22

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