Lee Grant – Stoke City
Not often will a goalkeeper go to Old Trafford and have one of the games of their lives, but that’s exactly what Lee Grant done on Sunday against the Red Devils and saved his side a point.
He made several saves including magnificent stops against Jesse Lingard and Zlatan Ibrahimović but there was little he could do to keep out Anthony Martial’s perfect finish.
An all-round glorious afternoon at the Theatre of Dreams for the Stoke shot stopper.
Kyle Walker – Tottenham Hotspur
Walker found himself against a reborn Raheem Sterling at the weekend but done excellently in keeping his England compatriot quiet throughout.
Walker was brilliant at attacking the line and also defensively solid. Walker showcased his athleticism and proved why he is so key to the Spurs defence, a very strong performance against and in-form City side.
Toby Alderweireld – Tottenham Hotspur
Alderweireld is slowly becoming one of the best defenders in Europe with his consistent outstanding performances, something which he once again showed against Manchester City at the weekend.
Spurs have the best defence record in the league and it is quite obvious why, they are solid and defend as a unit. Alderweireld is slowly becoming on the best bargains in recent years and also helping Spurs grow within each game
The Belgian international managed to keep the best striker in England quiet, in Sergio Aguero, and also dominated their attacking flair with a sublime performance.
Michael Keane – Burnley
As defensive performance goes, Michael Keane was one the best no nonsense defenders over the weekend after an excellent display against an in-form Gunners team.
He continued his consistent solid performances for Burnely which should have saw his side gain a point, with Laurent Koscielny scoring with the last kick… well hand of the game.
His outstanding performances have caught the eye of interim boss Gareth Southgate and he has rightly so been called up to the England side.
James Milner – Liverpool
James Milner continues to impress for Liverpool and has fixed Jurgen Klopp’s defensive problem with the versatile player setting in perfectly at left-back.
He is probably seen as the most reliable player in the squad right now and has been excellent in Liverpool’s recent form, scoring the winner at the weekend from the penalty spot in another all-round complete display.
Dele Alli – Tottenham Hotspur
Alli was influential against Manchester City this weekend and the Englishman ran the show for Spurs in their 2-0 victory.
Alli possessed brilliant skills and passing ability throughout and was a real danger man to his opposition. He was calm and composed when he scored a goal against Claudio Bravo after a clever run in behind the defence.
After that he won the penalty, which Erik Lamela went on to miss and continued to torment the City players.
N’golo Kante – Chelsea
Kante hasn’t shined as much as he would have liked since his big money move from Leicester but consistent performances from the weekends outing will certainly pay that back.
Kante made more interceptions than any other Chelsea player and was their midfield engine, he was also brilliant with his passing abilities and that certainly hurt Hull at the weekend.
With performances like that he will certainly be back to his best before no time.
Joe Allen – Stoke City
Joe Allen was one of the best players of the weekend against Manchester United, he wasn’t scared of the battle against Paul Pogba and others and actually done superbly well throughout.
Allen was pitch-perfect in possession whilst also carving out his team-mates with excellent vision; he also had a hand in the dirty work and tracked back when needed.
He predominantly played at the number 10 role and certainly exposed United’s lack of holding player, he went on to clinch the equalizing goal and help his team leave Old Trafford with a point.
Son Heung Min – Tottenham Hotspur
Another week, another place for Son in our TOTW. The Korean forward has probably made TOTW more than any other player and the game at the weekend proved why.
Son is in the form of his life (at Spurs) and has been a real nuisance for defences to cope with; he constantly got in behind the City defence and put them under extreme pressure form the first minute.
Son will be bitter he couldn’t take the penalty which was missed, but something that won’t be forgotten is his sublime display… again.
Diego Costa – Chelsea
Diego Costa carried on his superb form this weekend as Chelsea got the all-important three points against Hull City after a blip in recent weeks.
The Chelsea man has been in impeccable form thus far this season which has left him top goal-scorer of the league, bagging himself another goal at the weekend.
Christian Benteke – Crystal Palace
His departure from Liverpool will probably work in his favor, with Benteke playing regular football again and starting to find his feet.
Benteke was a handful for Eeverton’s defence and won an incredible nine aerial duels, with one of them being the all-important equalizer, with the Belgian showing very promising signs with his new club.