With one other weekend of Premier League motion over, we check out the weekend’s standout performers. With a match-winning brace in opposition to Newcastle, Bournemouth striker Dominic Solanke is our participant of the week, whereas there are additionally representatives from Manchester United, Liverpool, Manchester Metropolis, Aston Villa, West Ham, Arsenal and the Magpies.
Nick Pope (Newcastle) – 8.11
Regardless of his aspect’s eventual 2-0 defeat, Newcastle United goalkeeper Nick Pope was the second highest rated participant on the pitch on the Vitality Stadium on Saturday night. The 31-year-old made a complete of eight saves, whereas additionally profitable two aerial duels and sustaining a cross success charge of 70.6% to earn a WhoScored ranking of 8.11, his highest of the season to date.
Victor Lindelof (Manchester United) – 8.21
Swedish defender Victor Lindelof returned to the centre of Erik ten Hag’s Man United defence in opposition to Luton on Saturday afternoon, and was essential in securing three factors for the house aspect. After 59 minutes, Lindelof netted what would become the winner, and his first aim for the membership for the reason that 2020/21 season. The 29-year-old additionally made two tackles and interceptions mixed, three clearances, gained three aerial duels and maintained a cross success charge of 94.7% to land a WhoScored ranking of 8.21.
Virgil van Dijk (Liverpool) – 7.98
Liverpool captain Virgil van Dijk continued his spectacular begin to the season with one other robust efficiency within the Reds’ 3-0 dwelling win over Brentford on Sunday. As ever, Van Dijk contributed defensively, profitable three tackles, whereas making 4 clearances and two blocks. The 32-year-old additionally accomplished 10 correct lengthy balls to return a WhoScored ranking of seven.98.
Joel Matip (Liverpool) – 7.44
Cameroonian defender Joel Matip joins his Liverpool centre-back companion on this week’s greatest XI, after a equally spectacular show in opposition to Brentford. Matip, who had not began a Premier League match in over a month, made a complete of two tackles, three clearances, one key cross and 4 correct lengthy balls to earn his highest WhoScored ranking of the season (7.44).
Phil Foden (Manchester Metropolis) – 8.04
After a aim in opposition to Bournemouth final week, Phil Foden was in from the beginning in opposition to Chelsea on Sunday night, and performed a component in what turned out to be the Premier League’s match of the season to date. Though the England worldwide was not concerned in any of Metropolis’s 4 targets at Stamford Bridge, his attacking contribution was essential, as he accomplished 5 profitable dribbles and made one key cross to report a WhoScored ranking of 8.04.
John McGinn (Aston Villa) – 8.93
Scotland worldwide John McGinn continued his wonderful type underneath Unai Emery, and notched his third aim of the season as Aston Villa noticed off Fulham on Sunday afternoon. McGinn doubled the house aspect’s lead shortly earlier than half time, whereas additionally making one key cross and finishing seven profitable dribbles to land a WhoScored ranking of 8.93, his better of the season to date.
Tomas Soucek (West Ham) – 8.51
28-year-old midfielder Tomas Soucek additionally grabbed his third aim of the season as West Ham got here from behind to choose up all three factors at dwelling to Nottingham Forest on Sunday. The Czechia worldwide’s 88th minute header proved to be the winner, whereas his three tackles and interceptions mixed, six clearances, and 5 aerial duels gained additionally helped him to a WhoScored ranking of 8.51.
Oleksandr Zinchenko (Arsenal) – 8.80
Former Manchester Metropolis man Oleksandr Zinchenko put in his best efficiency of the season to date in Arsenal’s 3-1 dwelling victory over Burnley on Saturday. The 26-year-old made a complete of 5 tackles, in addition to one key cross and one profitable dribble, earlier than crowning the Gunners’ efficiency with a wonderful end after 74 minutes to place the sport properly and actually out of sight.
Dominic Solanke (Bournemouth) – 9.15
Bournemouth striker Dominic Solanke was pivotal because the Cherries secured an enormous second victory of the season in opposition to Newcastle on Saturday night. The previous Liverpool frontman crucially discovered the online with two of 4 photographs on aim, whereas additionally making three key passes, to earn WhoScored ranking of 9.15, his greatest in a Premier League match so far.
Erling Haaland (Manchester Metropolis) – 8.58
Manchester Metropolis’s star ahead performed an enormous half in an eventful affair at Stamford Bridge, and gave his aspect the lead twice, just for the hosts to battle again every time. The Norway worldwide additionally offered the help for what regarded set to be a late winner by midfielder Rodri, that means he has now immediately contributed to a complete of six targets in his final two away matches. Haaland additionally made a complete of three key passes at Stamford Bridge, serving to him to a WhoScored ranking of 8.58.
Leandro Trossard (Arsenal) – 8.45
Belgian attacker Leandro Trossard made simply his third Premier League begin of the season in Arsenal’s 3-1 win over Burnley on the weekend, and staked a declare for a everlasting beginning spot when he headed the house aspect in entrance simply earlier than half time. Trossard then introduced his tally of aim contributions for the season to 4, when his nook was headed dwelling by William Saliba 12 minutes into the second half. The 28-year-old additionally made a complete of two key passes and one profitable dribble as he registered a WhoScored ranking of 8.45, his better of the season to date.