This was a weekend filled with goals, controversial decisions, and a hattrick of hattricks. Here's the best 11:

GK: Alisson

Kept a clean sheet in a comfortable 3-0 win against Villa. Showed great distribution and made saves when called upon. 

CB: Willy Boly

 Helped lead Forrest to a clean sheet away at Stamford Bridge. Threw himself in the way of shots and looked calm on the ball when playing out.

CB: Nathan Ake

A 5-1 Man City win sounds very comfortable, however, the game was level at 1-1 just before half-time. Ake's goal on 45+5 minutes was a crushing blow to Fulham, removing hope of taking a point away from the Etihad Stadium. 

CB: Kurt Zouma 

Headed home late on from a Ward-Prowse corner to convert what turned out to be the winning goal. West Ham are flying so far this season, a key aspect of this is a solid backline to then spring counters from. 

LM: Manor Solomon

Two assists in his first start this season, setting up Son twice. If Son continues to play in a center-forward position, Solomon can have a huge impact coming off the wing with vision for an assist and an eye for goal.

CM: Eberechi Eze

Eze scored the second goal of the game to make it 2-1 with an inventive first touch and finish. He is a player fans look forward to watching, getting off their seats for an impossible skill or powerful run through midfield. Crystal Palace have found their new talisman and will be desperate to hold on to him as long as possible.

CM: Billy Gilmour

After the departure of Caideo, Brighton fans may have been worried about a lack of quality in midfield but Gilmour slotted in seamlessly. He has a great passing range and composure when pressed.

CAM: Dominic Szoboszlai

Opened the scoring in the second minute of the game with a perfectly executed half-volley. He has been one of Liverpool's best players so far this season and is looking to be a great signing. A great ball-carrier with bundles of energy and a creative spark in the final third.

ST: Evan Ferguson

After an impressive debut season for Brighton last year, scoring a handful of important goals, Ferguson showed why he is on the radar of many big clubs at just 18 years old. Brighton faced an in-form Newcastle side, however totally dominated and deserved a comfortable win. Ferguson's first goal was a true poacher's finish after Nick Pope spilled a Gilmour shot. It was his second goal that really stood out, collecting the ball 30 yards out and firing a right-footed shot into the bottom corner.

ST: Erling Haaland

Another game, more goals for Erling Haaland. A hat trick of deadly finishes takes his goal tally to 6 for the season already, more than ten of the other clubs in the league. He continues to prove why he is arguably the best player in the world currently. He could be set for another record-breaking season as City aim to win it all again.

RM: Hueng Min Son

Son has been one of the premier league's best finishers for a number of years now. He can score with either foot, from any angle, and epitomizes composure when in 1v1 situations. Despite a quiet first half he gave Spurs a much-needed equaliser after Foster's early opener. In the second half, he showed his ruthlessness scoring twice in three minutes to complete his hat trick. After a difficult season under Conte, Son may thrive with the added pressure of being the club's captain and main goal threat.

Sean Priest


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