Lionel Messi finally scored a goal from open play with a brace in Barcelona’s win at the weekend. Check out all the players who made My11’s the team of the week for round 9.
This week, we will be looking at the 3-4-3 formation.
Edgar Badia | He had a solid performance in Elche’s one-all draw against Celta. He faced 13 shots in total and 6 were on target. The only goal he conceded was a penalty.
Sergi Roberto | The Spaniard was in fine form during Barcelona’s 5-2 win over Real Betis. He created 2 assists in the match. He also had 3 interceptions and blocked a shot in the game.
Nacho Monreal | The former Arsenal man scored the opening goal as 10-man Real Sociedad defeated Granada. He gave 3 key passes while putting up a brilliant defensive shift.
Aaron Cresswell | He had an impressive display in West Ham’s 1-0 win over Fulham. He had 2 shots, hit the woodwork, gave 4 key passes, made 2 clearances, and helped the team keep a clean sheet.
Carlos Soler | He had a game he will not forget in a while. Scored a hat trick of penalties as Valencia thrashed Real Madrid 4-1 at the Mestalla.
Bruno Fernandes | The Portuguese continued his impressive form by scoring 2 goals and providing 1 assist when Manchester defeated Everton at Goodison Park.
Henrikh Mkhitaryan | The former Man United star scored a brilliant hat trick with a header, a volley, and a tap in to help Roma with a 3-0 away win against Genoa.
Lionel Messi | The six-time Ballon d'Or has not scored a goal from open play since the restart and he came on in the second half to help Barcelona defeat stubborn Real Betis by scoring a penalty and another goal from open play. His dummy for Antoine Griezmann’s goal was awesome.
Ollie Watkins | After scoring a hat trick against Liverpool, Watkins spoke about doing more and against Arsenal, the Aston Villa striker went on to score 2 goals in their 3-0 away win at the Emirates.
Joao Felix | The 21-year-old is now living up to his price tag, following another beautiful performance for Atletico Madrid, scoring 2 goals and providing an assist in their 4-0 thumping of Cadiz.
M'Bala Nzola | Two newly promoted sides met in Serie A, Benevento, and Spezia, and it was the away side who got the better result, winning 3-0. The Angolan had 4 shots, more than any other player and he scored 2 goals.
Dean Smith | No other manager deserves to lead this team than Dean Smith, who led his Aston Villa side to thrash Arsenal 3-0 at the Emirates Stadium.