Weekend review: best player, worst miss and biggest controversy

This was a Premier League weekend which felt significant for sides both at the top and bottom of the table. Chelsea continued their sparkling form with a 3-0 victory over Leicester City, Marco Silva won his first league match as manager of Hull City, while Manchester United came from behind to draw 1-1 with Liverpool. And on top of all that, Manchester City were beaten 4-0 by Everton in Pep Guardiola’s heaviest league defeat as a manager.

Game of the week
Everton 4 Manchester City 0

City “controlled” this game, according to Guardiola, and he had a point given that Ronald Koeman’s team only had 30 per cent of possession. But Everton were full of desire, organised and clinical, making a mockery of Guardiola’s comments. The game was particularly memorable for Tom Davies and Ademola Lookman, aged 18 and 19 respectively, as they scored their first Premier League goals, with the latter’s strike coming on his debut.

Player of the week
Harry Kane (TOTTENHAM HOTSPUR 4 West Bromwich Albion 0)

Kane celebrated the birth of his first child with an expertly-taken hat-trick against West Brom, taking his league tally to 13 goals for the season. The 23-year-old has now scored 100 career goals, netting at least 20 goals in each of the past two seasons, and you wouldn’t bet against him repeating the trick this time around.

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