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Premier League Power Rankings: Liverpool's Virgil van Dijk top
Van Dijk top, ahead of Manchester United's Romelu Lukaku and Watford's Troy Deeney
Last Updated: 04/03/19 11:03am
Liverpool's Virgil van Dijk has topped the Power Rankings for the first time after his stellar display at Goodison Park on Sunday.
The Reds captain produced a man-of-the-match performance in the goalless Merseyside derby, while 'keeper Alisson (No 4) kept his 17th leagu e clean sheet this term.
Team-mates Andrew Robertson (No 6) and Trent Alexander-Arnold (No 7) were also among the top performers after both full-backs created a team-topping two chances and excelled across a raft of defensive stats.
Romelu Lukaku (No 2) scored his fourth goal in two games with a double in a 3-2 win against Southampton, while Saints midfielder James Ward-Prowse (No 10) scored a timely free-kick ahead of Gareth Southgate naming his next England squad later this month.
Watford's Troy Deeney (No 3) broke the deadlock and teed up Andre Gray's stoppage-time winner against Leicester, while Crystal Palace winger Wilfried Zaha (No 5) netted his fourth goal in as many games during a 3-1 win at Burnley,
Meanwhile, Arsenal duo Henrikh Mkhitaryan (No 8) and Alexandre Lacazette (No 9) slipped down the chart but narrowly retained their places among the top 10 after a 1-1 stalemate at Tottenham on Saturday.
The Power Rankings methodology reflects a player's performance by awarding points for 34 different stats.
Below, we present the in-form chart based on performances over the past five Premier League matchdays (with greater weight placed on recent games), your club's top points scorer and the season accumulative chart.
The Sky Sports Power Rankings will be updated every week during the season, so be sure to keep an eye on the big movers...
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