Tuesday, December 22, 2015

MUST SEE: Leicester City's Riyad Mahrez tops Sky Sports Power Rankings

Leicester's Riyad Mahrez has topped the Sky Sports Power Rankings for the third week in a row after netting two penalties in the Foxes' 3-2 victory at Everton on Saturday.
Bournemouth and Watford players were also prominent in the charts this week. Between them, the two promoted teams had seven players in the top 10. 
Watford defender Nathan Ake rose 12 places to No 2 after scoring the Hornets' opener in their 3-0 win over Liverpool on Super Sunday, while team-mate Odion Ighalo scored a brace to hold his No 3 spot.

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Former Tottenham goalkeeper Heurelho Gomes represented Quique Sanchez Flores' men at No 5 after keeping his third consecutive clean sheet, with right-back Nyom rising three places to 10th.
Meanwhile, Bournemouth defender Adam Smith capped a lengthy run of good form by scoring a 20-yarder in the Cherries' 2-1 away win against West Brom and defensive partner Charlie Daniels soared 56 places up the charts to No 6 after converting a late penalty. Team-mate Junior Stanislas slipped three places this week but maintained his top-10 presence at No 8.
Aaron Ramsey of Arsenal moved up the charts after helping his team beat Man City
Aaron Ramsey of Arsenal moved up the charts after helping his team beat Man City
West Brom duo Salomon Rondon and James McClean were among the top tumblers this week after the pair were sent off during the 2-1 defeat, plummeting 167 and 149 places respectively.
Arsenal midfielders Aaron Ramsey (seventh, up three places) and Mesut Ozil (ninth, up eight places) also received ranking boosts from stellar performances during the Gunners' 2-1 victory over Manchester City onMonday Night Football.
The Power Rankings methodology reflects a player's performance over the previous five weeks - with each preceding week worth fewer points. This means the Power Rankings reflect the in-form players of the moment.
Below, we also present your club's top points scorer and the cumulative season's rankings. 
The Sky Sports Power Rankings will be updated each week during the season, so be sure to keep an eye on the big movers...