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Neymar continues influential run at PSG to top Player Power Rankings

Craig Burley and Alexis Nunes run through this week's player power rankings, which see Neymar and Leo Messi top the list.
Kylian Mbappe, Edinson Cavani and Neymar were all on target again to inspire PSG's 6-2 rout of Bordeaux.

ESPN FC's worldwide editorial desks nominate their top performers from the weekend's action. Paris Saint-Germain talisman Neymar is this week's No. 1.

1. Neymar | Paris Saint-Germain

Why he's here: PSG's talisman scored twice and assisted on another as Les Parisiens beat Bordeaux 6-2 on Saturday.

2. Lionel Messi | Barcelona

Why he's here: As Barcelona took on Las Palmas behind closed doors amid the political turmoil in Catalonia, Messi proved to be the club's lifeblood, netting twice and adding an assist in Sunday's 3-0 win.

3. Harry Kane | Tottenham Hotspur

Why he's here: Kane capped off his sterling September with a brace in Spurs' 4-0 win at Huddersfield, giving the 24-year-old 11 goals last month.

4. Isco | Real Madrid

Why he's here: Isco scored both of Real Madrid's goals in Sunday's 2-0 win over Espanyol, Los Blancos' first victory at home in the league this season.

5. Cedric Bakambu | Villarreal

Why he's here: Bakambu is the only hat trick hero on this week's list, responsible for all of Villarreal's goals in the 3-0 win over Eibar on Sunday.

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Neymar continued his influential run of form at PSG, scoring twice and adding an assist in Saturday's 6-2 win vs. Bordeaux.

6. Marouane Fellaini | Manchester United

Why he's here: Fellaini registered a pair of goals from midfield as Man United dismantled Crystal Palace 4-0 on Saturday.

7. Lucas Ocampos | Marseille

Why he's here: Ocampos scored twice, his second being the go-ahead goal, as Marseille fought back from two goals down to beat Nice 4-2 on Sunday.

8. Kevin De Bruyne | Manchester City

Why he's here: De Bruyne scored his first Premier League goal of the season on Saturday, and it came at the most opportune time, securing Man City a 1-0 win at former club Chelsea.

9. Andres Guardado | Real Betis

Why he's here: Guardado supplied a pair of assists in Real Betis' entertaining 4-4 draw at Real Sociedad on Sunday. With six, no one has more assists in La Liga this season than the 31-year-old Mexico international.

10. Maxi Lopez | Udinese

Why he's here: Lopez scored twice as Udinese climbed into midtable in Serie A following a 4-0 drubbing of Sampdoria.

Also receiving votes: Dries Mertens (Napoli), Hirving "Chucky" Lozano (PSV), Luis Alberto (Lazio), Marcelo Brozovic (Internazionale), Richarlison (Watford), Lucas Castro (Chievo), Etrit Berisha (Atalanta).

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