GK - David Forde - Millwall
Six saves and 100% of aerials won were the key to Millwall's rearguard victory over Fulham. The 34-year old keeper marshalled his defence to a clean sheet against the highest valued strike force in the division, and condemned Fulham to two consecutive defeats.
RB - Jonathan Spector - Birmingham City
The former USA international won three tackles and five interceptions, as well as effectively clearing three goalscoring opportunities. The 28-year old was the key man in a strong defensive performance, which saw Brighton fail to score despite registering 13 shots.
CB - Michael Hector - Reading
22-year old Hector is slowly becoming an important part of the Royals set-up, having progressed through the youth ranks. Sitting at the heart of the Royals defence, Hector won seven tackles, one interception and successfully completed eight clearances as Reading kept a clean sheet in a 1-0 victory over Ipswich. The youngster looks to have a bright future ahead of him if his season progresses in the same manner.
CB - Jason Pearce - Leeds United
Pearce won two tackles, four interceptions and completed eight clearances from the centre of the Whites backline, and, despite Middlesbrough scoring a questionably disallowed goal, came away with a clean sheet. The 26-year old - recently appointed as captain of the club - looks to be the key part of the new era at Elland Road.
LB - Stephen Warnock - Leeds United
Despite his increasing age, Warnock has a wealth of experience at the top level of English football, and he proved his worth to the Leeds set-up with an impressive performance. Having won four tackles and six interceptions, the left-back was man of the match in the clean sheet victory over Middlesbrough. At 32-years old, the former Liverpool youngster may not have a long career left, although he clearly still has much to offer on the Elland Road pitch.
RM - Mats Daehli - Cardiff City
One-time Chelsea target Daehli was one of few highlights during Cardiff's Premier League campaign, and he seems to have carreid his form into the new season. A pass completion of 81% was enhanced with two shots on target, two successful dribbles, and two key passes - one which became a goal assist. The youngster will likely impose his technique upon the division as the season progresses.
CM - Bradley Johnson - Norwich City
Netted the goal of the weekend with a delightful long range chip over Watford keeper Gomes, Johnson excelled in both attacking and defensive capabilities. As well as registering three shots on target and two key passes, the midfielder also won one tackle and three interceptions. Despite playing against 10 men for 88 minutes, Johnson proved his class and undoubted top flight talent with this display - the stand out performer over the weekends action.
CM - Tom Adeyemi - Cardiff City
Completed seven tackles and three interceptions from a central midfield position, making 22-year old Adeyemi a vital part of Cardiff's victory over Huddersfield. Despite performing admirably to control the game with an astute defensive performance, the youngster also chipped in with three key passes - including one assist for his teammates.
LM - Wes Hoolahan - Norwich City
32-year old Hoolhan was the main creator in Norwich's 3-0 victory over Watford, and would have performed better were it for the finishing of his teammates. He played seven key passes - a weekend high - with a pass success of 89%, and registered one assist - a tally that undoubtedly should have been higher. A talented player at this level, the Canaries will be hoping Hoolahan continues his good form in their search for promotion.
ST - Kenwyne Jones -- Cardiff City
Jones has started the season in good form, netting three goals in two games - including two in Cardiff's 3-1 victory over Huddersfield. Despite finishing on two occasions, Jones had four shots on target and won five aerial duals to win possession for his teammates. A classically trained target man, Jones offers little in the way of creativity, but his limitations are forgotten when his goalscoring record resembles his current run.
ST - Rudy Gestede - Blackburn Rovers
Much like Jones, 25-year old Gestede offers little in the way of technical ability, although his height makes him a prominent target man, as well as a useful defensive aid. He won 14 aerial duals and completed six successful clearances, whilst also netting both goals in the victory over Blackpool. A notoriously bad goalscorer at Championship level - he has scored just 21 times in 82 games - Gestede netted twice to have the Rovers fans hoping for a run of goalscoring form that could lead them back to the Premier League.