Date: 20th December 2020 at 9:21pm
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The 2020/21 Premier League season continued to produce goals galore on Matchweek 14 weekend. 

Twenty-eight goals were scored in the eight matches played across Saturday and Sunday, with leaders Liverpool hitting Crystal Palace for seven and Manchester United netting six past Leeds United.

There were also two changes in the top-four with Everton and Manchester United replacing Tottenham and Southampton, who lost to Leicester and Manchester City respectively.

We can work out who the outstanding teams were so far in Matchweek 14 but who were the best individual performers?

Here we select our top-5 Premier League players from the weekend fixtures (we’ve gone for a different club for each otherwise it would’ve been full of Manchester United and Liverpool players)…

5. Dominic Calvert-Lewin (Everton)

Everton striker Dominic Calvert-Lewin has been simply sensational this term. The England international, who has 16 goals in all competitions for club and country this term, put in another top-class performance in the Toffees’ 2-1 win over Arsenal. Despite not scoring himself, the 23-year-old’s work off the ball was brilliant and his header was diverted into his own net by Rob Holding for the opening goal.

4. Anwar El Ghazi (Aston Villa)

After staying up on the final say of last season, Aston Villa are showing real progress in their second term back in the Premier League. Dean Smith’s side are now ninth in the league after condemning Sam Allardyce to a 3-0 defeat in his first match in charge of West Brom. Anwar El Ghazi, who has not always been a starter this term, was the man of the night as he netted twice at the Hawthorns.

3. Wilfred Ndidi (Leicester City)

Not many fancied Leicester City to come away with anything in their match at Tottenham Hotspur but they surprised many by recording a 2-0 win in North London. A number of Foxes players put in star performances but the best of the bunch came from Wilfred Ndidi. The 24-year-old dominated the midfield and stopped Spurs in their tracks when they tried putting the pressure on.

2. Roberto Firmino (Liverpool)

After a big win against Spurs in midweek, champions Liverpool again showed why they’re still the team to beat with a huge 7-0 win at Crystal Palace. In a match full of great goals and individual displays, Roberto Firmino stood head and shoulder above all. The Brazilian, who had netted just two Premier League goals this term before popping up with the winner against Tottenham, scored a classy brace and also set-up Sadio Mane as the Reds ran riot at Selhurst Park.

1. Scott McTominay (Manchester United)

Having gone unbeaten in six, winning five of those, it was no huge surprise to see Manchester United beat Leeds United at Old Trafford. However, the 6-2 scoreline would’ve certainly raised a few eyebrows as would’ve the scorer of the first two. Scott McTominay had previously netted just eight goals in 100 matches but finished like a natural born goalscorer against the Whites. As well as his goals, the Scot matches Leeds’ energy and also registered an assist in the second half.

 
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