Georginio Wijnaldum and Raheem Sterling were among the statistical stars of the weekend, with Divock Origi and Adam Lallana among the strugglers.
Manchester City retained their slot at the top of the table thanks to a barnstorming 5-1 win over Bournemouth at the Etihad Stadium, while Arsenal continued their pursuit with a hard-fought 3-0 win at Watford.
Manchester United returned to form with a surprisingly straight forward 3-0 win at Everton, while Jurgen Klopp’s first match in charge at Liverpool ended in an unmemorable 0-0 stalemate at Tottenham.
We discussed Klopp’s immediate impact at Liverpool in our new Monday Verdict feature, while our Ref Review panel felt West Brom were among the Premier League sidese to benefit from dubious decisions during their 1-0 home win over Sunderland.
West Ham continue to lead our Power Rankings after an impressive 3-1 win over Crystal Palace, while Chelsea ended their poor run with a 2-0 win over Aston Villa and Newcastle finally claimed a win after four-goal Wijnaldum inspired a 6-2 win over Norwich on Sunday.
The weekend’s action concluded with a 1-0 win for Stoke at Swansea in Monday Night Football.
Here, WhoScored.com look at the players that played the biggest roles for their teams over the weekend – and those that were more of a hindrance than a help…
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