Revealed: Best and worst weekend Premier League performers

Date published: Monday 22nd August 2016 10:32

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Following the latest round of Premier League action, WhoScored take a look at those who caught the eye and those who flopped last weekend.

Manchester United’s Paul Pogba enjoyed an impressive homecoming against Southampton, but it was a weekend to forget for the likes of Andros Townsend, Adnan Januzaj and Josh King.

Highest rated player

Pogba – 8.76
Davies – 8.75
Stuani – 8.69
Antonio – 8.63
Wanyama – 8.53

Most shots on target

Aguero – 3
13 players – 2
44 players – 1

Most successful dribbles


Pogba – 9
Zaha – 7
Hazard – 6
Oxlade-Chamberlain – 6
Januzaj – 6

Most chances created

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Routledge – 5
Lamela – 5
6 players – 4
12 players – 3

Most touches
Henderson – 149
Milner – 114
Coutinho – 111
Cork – 109
Naughton – 109

Best pass completion (minimum 15 passes)


N'Golo Kante Chelsea

Kante – 96.9% (64 passes)
Milner – 96.7% (91 passes)
Klavan – 96.2% (78 passes)
Davies – 95.7% (46 passes)
Lovren – 95.7% (92 passes)

Most aerials won

Biram Diouf – 10
Vokes – 9
Collins – 7
Otamendi – 7
Djilobodji – 7

Most tackles and interceptions (combined)


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Simpson – 12
Cork – 11
Rose – 11
4 players – 10

Most defensive clearances


Vertonghen – 11
Cook – 11
Mee – 11
Keane – 11
3 players – 9

Worst pass completion (excluding goalkeepers)

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Rondon – 50% (18 passes)
Craig Dawson – 51.7% (29 passes)
Gardner – 52.9% (17 passes)
Lowton – 52.9% (17 passes)
Vokes – 56% (25 passes)

Most unsuccessful touches

Josh King – 7
Deulofeu – 5
6 players – 4
18 players – 3

Most times dispossessed

Townsend – 8
Gray – 8
Barkley – 5
Sterling – 5
Januzaj – 5
Diomande – 5

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