UEFA Champions League players' awards in numbers

UEFA.com crunches the numbers of the 12 players who have been announced as the finalists for the positional awards for the 2016/17 UEFA Champions League.

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Twelve players are in contention for the positional awards for the 2016/17 UEFA Champions League – UEFA.com runs the rule over their key statistics from last season.

Goalkeepers

Gianluigi Buffon (Juventus)
Appearances: 12
Minutes: 1080
Clean sheets: 9
Goals conceded: 7

The contenders: goalkeepers
The contenders: goalkeepers

Manuel Neuer (Bayern)
Appearances: 9
Minutes: 840
Clean sheets: 2
Goals conceded: 11

Jan Oblak (Atlético)
Appearances: 11
Minutes: 990
Clean sheets: 6
Goals conceded: 7

Defenders

Leonardo Bonucci (Juventus)
Appearances: 11
Minutes: 968
Clean sheets: 6
Goals conceded: 7
Goals: 1
Assists: 0

Watch the defensive nominees in action
Watch the defensive nominees in action

Marcelo (Real Madrid)
Appearances: 11
Minutes: 1001
Clean sheets: 1
Goals conceded: 13
Goals: 0
Assists: 3

Sergio Ramos (Real Madrid)
Appearances: 11
Minutes: 1001
Clean sheets: 1
Goals conceded: 14
Goals: 1
Assists: 3

Midfielders

Casemiro (Real Madrid)
Appearances: 9
Minutes: 827
Goals: 2
Assists: 2

All of the midfield nominees play for Real Madrid
All of the midfield nominees play for Real Madrid

Toni Kroos (Real Madrid)
Appearances: 12
Minutes: 1027
Goals:
Assists: 2

Luka Modrić (Real Madrid)
Appearances: 11
Minutes: 983
Goals: 0
Assists: 1

Forwards

Paulo Dybala (Juventus)
Appearances: 11
Minutes: 797
Goals: 4
Assists: 0

The best of Dybala, Messi and Ronaldo from 2016/17
The best of Dybala, Messi and Ronaldo from 2016/17

Lionel Messi (Barcelona)
Appearances: 9
Minutes: 810
Goals: 11
Assists: 2

Cristiano Ronaldo (Real Madrid)
Appearances: 13
Minutes: 1200
Goals: 12
Assists: 6