Football

MVP of the Pellegrini Conference League; Sinisterra Young Player of the Year

06 Jun 2022 | 08:00

Feyenoord 22 years old Colombian, Luis Sinisterra was selected as the best young player of the Conference League 2021/22. He played 12 games in the league, scoring six goals and do four support for his team that fell at the last hurdle to Rome.

The UEFA panel recognized Sinisterra’s performance throughout the tournament. The striker is a well-deserved award winner after scoring five times in the group stages, including his first hat-trick of his professional career in a 5-0 win over Elfsborg. In fact, he’s just behind his teammates Cyriel Dessers terms Conference League’s top scorers. Dessers scored 10 goals.

His passing accuracy (81.75%) also marked by the control panel along with his high working rate. This is reflected by 10.5 km he runs on average per game, as well as has average speed 32.8 km/h per game.

The UEFA Council also recognized Roma’s Italian central midfielder, Lorenzo Pellegrini as a player of the tournament. He appeared in ten matches, scored four goals and made two assists.

The 25-year-old Pellegrini was one of only two players to hit two crosses in the final. These form part of Total 19 he recorded in the competition.

Dimitri Payet’s goal in the first leg of the quarter-final between Marseille and PAOK, was selected as the tournament target. Payet was also selected as one of the players on the team of the tournament.

The research team is as follows: Goalie: Rui Patrício (Rome); guardians: Lutsharel Geertruida (Feyenoord), Chris Smalling (Roma), Gernot Trauner (Feyenoord) and Tyrell Malacia (Feyenoord); centermidfielders: Lorenzo Pellegrini (Roma), Dimitri Payet (Marsella), Kiernan Dewsbury-Hall (Leicester) and Luis Sinisterra (Feyenoord); and striker: Cyriel Dessers (Feyenoord) y Tammy Abraham (Roma).