Not a bad weekend at all for football lovers across the globe, we witnessed quite a number of interests matches. Using a 3-4-3 formation, here’s our TOTW.
Goalkeeper – Petr Cech (Arsenal FC)
He made a couple of good saves, and got another clean sheet which takes his tally to the season to 10. Not bad at all for a 35-year old.
Defender – Angelo Ogbonna (West Ham)
Like an ‘Angel’ holding the fort, he was as solid as a rock. Nothing got past him whatsoever.
Defender – Aaron Cresswell (West Ham)
Peter Crouch was on him all game but he didn’t let himself down in challenging the lanky striker.
Defender – Paulo Oliveira (SD Eibar)
While Olamide was shutting the whole of Lagos down, Oliveira was also shutting down Valencia’s attack. He snuffed the life out of the opposition.
Midfielder – Marek Hamsik (SSC Napoli)
With his 30th-minute strike against Torino on Saturday, Marek Hamsik equalled Diego Armando Maradona, the best goalscorer in Napoli history of 115 goals in all competitions for SSC Napoli. He complimented that record with a sublime performance.
Midfielder – Aaron Mooy (Huddersfield Town)
Huddersfield Town’s totally demystified Watford over the weekend, and guess who was at the heart of things for the away side – Aaron Mooy. Great guy, the Manchester City board must be brimming with joy for inserting a ‘buy-back’ clause in his contract when he left the Etihad.
Midfielder – Phillipe Coutinho (Liverpool)
Like an ‘African Witch’, he tormented AFC Bournemouth all afternoon. He covered every blade of grass, scored a goal and showed why he is wanted by FC Barcelona.
Midfielder – Kevin DeBruyne (Manchester City)
He needed an Alli tackle to bring the best out of him. He ran a couple of marathons, and garnished that with some world-class passing, as he scored another sensational and important goal. Unbelievable.
Forward – Leroy Sane (Manchester City)
Just like Bobrisky keeps going for Jacob’s jugular, the German skinned Kieran Trippier with his first touch and gave him a night. He also whipped in a great corner for Gundogan’s goal and provided an unselfish assist for Sterling.
Forward – Alfreð Finnbogason (Augsburg)
Of Augsburg’s 27 goals this season, Finnbogason has scored 11. Only 2 players have more goals than this fella in the German Bundesliga – Robert Lewandowski (15) and Pierre Emerick-Aubaameyang (13). He scored a Hat-trick for his team over the weekend to enable them pick a point. Gernot Rohr take note!
Forward – Luis Suarez (FC Barcelona)
The Uruguay striker hit top form at the perfect timing (when Messi lost his scoring form). What many speculated could be a ‘gloomy’ season for the striker at the start of the campaign, now seems to be a thing of the past.
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