Who were the best Premier League performers over the weekend? Aguero, Tadic and more

Segio Aguero Argentina

Manchester City, Southampton, Hull City, Stoke City, Liverpool, Chelsea and Arsenal stars all feature.

The Premier League threw up some entertaining games over the weekend with Tottenham Hotspur well beaten at Manchester City, Liverpool scraping to a win at QPR and Southampton too good for Sunderland.

We’ve taken a look at the best performers in the Premier League over the weekend in several key areas.

Goals

  TeamPosGoalsAppsMins
Sergio Agüero Man City FW 4 1 90
Graziano Pellè Southampton FW 2 1 80
Eduardo Vargas QPR FW 2 1 11
Charlie Adam Stoke MF 1 1 90
Wilfried Bony Swansea FW 1 1 90

Manchester City striker Sergio Aguero showed great touch and goalscoring form against Spurs. Everything he touched turned to gold and that helped his side to an important three points as they look to chase down Chelsea.

Assists

  TeamPosGoal AssistAppsMins
Dusan Tadic Southampton MF 4 1 90
Leighton Baines Everton DF 2 1 90
Oussama Assaidi Stoke MF 1 1 17
Charlie Austin QPR FW 1 1 90
Ross Barkley Everton MF 1 1 66

Tadic had a field day for Southampton against the Black Cats. He found space and showed the intelligence to regularly spot a teammate in space and find a pass which set them up with a chance to score.

Tackles Won

  TeamPosWon TackleAppsMins
Nathaniel Clyne Southampton DF 7 1 90
Mohamed Diamé Hull MF 6 1 90
Yoan Gouffran Newcastle FW 5 1 89
Raheem Sterling Liverpool MF 5 1 89
Curtis Davies Hull DF 4 1 90

Southampton defender Nathaniel Clyne showed the sort of form against Sunderland, which got him into the England side this season. Mohamed Diame was also key in breaking up the play for Hull against Arsenal.

Dribbles Won

  TeamPosWon ContestAppsMins
Victor Moses Stoke MF 7 1 73
Raheem Sterling Liverpool MF 6 1 89
Eden Hazard Chelsea MF 5 1 86
James Milner Man City MF 5 1 90
Alexis Sánchez Arsenal FW 5 1 90

Victor Moses of Stoke one more dribbles than any other player. There were also appearances for players from the sides he used to represent; Raheem Sterling of Liverpool and Eden Hazard of Chelsea. Sterling’s performance would have pleased Brendan Rodgers after all the talk of fatigue.

Accurate Passes

  TeamPosAccurate PassAppsMins
Cesc Fàbregas Chelsea MF 110 1 90
Nemanja Matic Chelsea MF 103 1 90
Per Mertesacker Arsenal DF 86 1 90
Oscar Chelsea MF 85 1 90
Santiago Cazorla Arsenal MF 82 1 90

Chelsea and Arsenal players dominate the top five, which creates a contrast between a side that won and a side that scraped a point. Chelsea appear to have been more effective with their accurate passes because they secured all three points in the game against Crystal Palace.

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