Gameweek 9 of the Premier League has helped further separate the leaders of the league from the pack. Liverpool’s thrashing of Manchester United will have most football fans talking. But, there was plenty of action throughout the competition. Here are Gameweek 9’s top EPL performers.
Mohamed Salah, arguably the best player in the world today
The debate about who deserves the title of World’s Greatest Footballer is bound o rage for a while yet. Liverpool’s Mohamed Salah is certainly laying claims to the title with a series of irresistable Premier League performances. It was business as usual for Salah, but Manchester United’s frail defense made it easier than usual. The Egyptian forward scored a hat-trick, provided an assist, and bagged 58.6 points in FootballCoin fantasy football. Liverpool’s race for the title started, in earnest, last night with a momentous victory against their arch-rivals.
Mason Mount and Phil Fodden, EPL’s unsung heroes
Yes, the England national team is spoiled rotten with young talent peppering the squad. Mason Mount and Phil Fodden were chosen in Gareth Southgate’s 2021 Euro team. The Three Lions reached the final. Still, after all of this, it often feels like the youngsters do not receive their just do.
This weekend further helped prove that both Mount and Fodden ought to be regarded as two of the best players in the Premier League and, arguably, the world. Mason Mount was Chelsea’s top player in a 7-0 victory over Norwich in which he scored a hat-trick and provided an assist. Meanwhile, Fodden also scored twice for Manchester City and set up a goal to earn 54.3 points in FootballCoin.
Sanchez and Livramento confirming early season hype
Brighton’s Robert Sanchez and Southampton’s Valentino Livramento aren’t household names just yet. They have been, however, among the Team of the Week on several occasions already. Both return this week, providing that they have staying power and the ability to greatly help their teams.
Livramento earned a whopping 65.9 points in FootballCoin. The wing-back scored a goal for The Saints and was busy whipping the ball into the area every chance that he got. It’s the Chelsea loanee’s first-ever goal and one that will get many fans of the Blues to notice the defender.
Elsewhere, Robert Sanchez remains, arguably, the most in-form goalkeeper in the league. Brighton’s goalie managed 48.7 points in spite of the fact that his team conceded four goals. There were, still, plenty of shots that Sanchez was required to save, and the Spaniard did so brilliantly.
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