The weekend started with a bang as Leicester City annihilated Southampton 9-0 at Saint Mary Stadium, to record the biggest away victory in the history of the Premier League. Both Ayoze Pere and Jamie Vardy scored trebles in that encounter.
Another hat-trick hero, Christian Pulisic opened his Chelsea goal account in an emphatic style as the Blues defeated Burnley 4-2.
Liverpool maintained their unbeaten run in the Premier League after the team defeated Tottenham 2-1 while Manchester United won their first away match against Norwich, thanks to goals from Scott McTominay, Marcus Rashford, and Anthony Martial.
Soccernet.ng selected eleven players that made the Premier League Team Of The Week.
Paulo Gazzaniga (Tottenham Hotspur) – A series of outstanding saves did not bring Spurs a point at Anfield, but they enhanced the Argentine’s reputation.
Trent Alexander-Arnold (Liverpool) – Marauding. A dominant force on the right flank against Tottenham, surging forward and providing a host of fine crosses.
Fikayo Tomori (Chelsea) – Made an outstanding challenge to halt Jay Rodriguez in another promising performance as Chelsea powered to victory at Burnley.
Dan Burn (Brighton) – A centre-back Graham Potter likes to use on the left, he excelled at both ends of the pitch in the dramatic win over Everton.
Ben Chilwell (Leicester City) – Started the top flight’s record away win with a well-taken opener at Southampton. A threat going forward throughout.
Ayoze Perez (Leicester City) – Had not scored for Leicester since his £30 million move from Newcastle. Then he got a hat-trick in the 9-0 thrashing of Southampton.
Fabinho (Liverpool) – Helped Liverpool overpower Tottenham in the centre of the pitch and set up Jordan Henderson’s equaliser with a lovely chipped pass.
Scott McTominay (Manchester United) – A rare bright spot for United this season, he made another important contribution with the opener in a long-awaited away win at Norwich.
Christian Pulisic (Chelsea) – What a way to open his account. Pulisic scored a perfect hat-trick – left foot, right foot, header – in an outstanding display at Burnley.
Jamie Vardy (Leicester) – Showed his clinical streak again with a treble to complete the 9-0 thrashing of Southampton and become the division’s top scorer.
Raheem Sterling (Manchester City) – The lone City player to earn Pep Guardiola’s praise for his first-half display, Sterling scored in the second period against Aston Villa.