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ESPN FC's worldwide editorial desks nominate their top performers from the weekend's action. Juventus' hat trick hero is this week's No. 1.

1. Paulo Dybala | Juventus

Why he's here: Scored a hat trick -- his second in Serie A this season -- in a 3-1 win at Sassuolo. Dybala has eight goals from 12 shots on target through four league games.

2. Sergio Aguero | Man City

Why he's here: Another who netted three times at the weekend, Aguero was irresistible in a 6-0 win at Watford and now has five league goals in as many games this season.

3. Radamel Falcao | Monaco

Why he's here: Two goals vs. Strasbourg were the latest example of Falcao's attempts to keep Ligue 1 champions Monaco, who lost so many players from last season's team, at the top.

4. Dries Mertens | Napoli

Why he's here: Completing a hat trick of hat trick scorers in this week's list is Mertens, who was the main man in a 6-0 win against Benevento. Two of his strikes were penalties.

5. Arjen Robben | Bayern Munich

Why he's here: Robben was at the heart of Bayern's first-half onslaught vs. Mainz, scoring once and generally causing mayhem from his right-wing position. Bayern won 4-0.

I his 100th game for the club, Paulo Dybala inspired Serie A champions Juventus to their fourth straight win this season.

6. Maximilian Philipp | Borussia Dortmund

Why he's here: A starter in all four of Dortmund's Bundesliga games so far, Philipp claimed his first two goals of the campaign as BVB cruised to a 5-0 victory over Cologne. 

7. Edin Dzeko | Roma

Why he's here: Roma peppered the Hellas Verona goal with 30 shots and Dzeko led the way with 10. Five were on target and two of them went in as part of a 3-0 win.

8. Ciro Immobile | Lazio

Why he's here: Immobile's fine form continued with a double strike at Genoa in a 3-2 win. He has nine goals in all competitions from just six starts so far this season. 

9. Nikola Kalinic | Milan

Why he's here: One of several preseason arrivals at the San Siro, Kalinic scored his first goals -- nine minutes apart -- in his first Serie A start for Milan, who beat Udinese 2-1. 

10. Diego Valeri | Portland Timbers

Why he's here: With his goal vs. Real Salt Lake, the 31-year-old Argentinean attacking midfielder became the first player in MLS history to score in eight straight games.

Also receiving votes: Josef Martinez, Jamaal Lascelles, Borja Mayoral, Antonio Valencia, Anthony Lopes, Pietro Pellegri, Paulinho, Joaquin, Antoine Griezmann, Romelu Lukaku.

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