Edin Dzeko helps Roma topple Napoli to lead Player Power Rankings
ESPN FC's global editorial desks nominate their top weekend performers. Edin Dzeko's huge game in Roma's win over table-topping Napoli leads the way.
1. Edin Dzeko | Roma
Why he's here: Dzeko scored to give Roma the lead over Serie A-leading Napoli in the 26th minute, and his second tally of the match in the 73rd secured the Romans a vital three points in the chase for a Champions League place.
2. Lionel Messi | Barcelona
Why he's here: Messi's 600th career goal for club and country was all Barca needed to defeat the onrushing Atletico Madrid 1-0 on Sunday.
3. Paulo Dybala | Juventus
Why he's here: Juventus and Lazio looked set to finish scoreless, until Dybala popped up in the 93rd minute to score a winner that puts the Old Lady one point off the top of Serie A with a game in hand over leaders Napoli.
4. Son Heung-Min | Tottenham
Why he's here: Son scored both goals in Spurs' 2-0 defeat of Huddersfield Saturday -- his first Premier League goals in six appearances.
5. David Silva | Manchester City
Why he's here: Orchestrating City's midfield, Silva provided the assist for Bernardo Silva's decisive goal in the 1-0 win over Chelsea on Sunday.
6. Jonas | Benfica
Why he's here: The 33-year-old's hat trick in Benfica's 5-0 destruction of Maritimo on Saturday brought his league tally to 30 on the season.
7. Cristiano Ronaldo | Real Madrid
Why he's here: Ronaldo scored twice in Madrid's 3-1 win over Getafe on Saturday, his fifth straight game with at least one goal -- scoring 10 in that span.
8. Lorenzo Insigne | Napoli
Why he's here: Napoli slumped to a 4-2 defeat to Napoli, but Insigne scored the opener and assisted on Dries Mertens' 92nd-minute consolation strike.
9. Glenn Murray | Brighton & Hove Albion
Why he's here: Murray's 26th-minute strike proved to be the difference in Bright's 2-1 upset of free-falling Arsenal on Sunday.
10. Angel Di Maria | Paris Saint-Germain
Why he's here: Di Maria scored in PSG's 2-0 win at Troyes on Saturday -- his third in the two games since Neymar's injury.
Also receiving votes: Alisson (Roma), Ki Sung-yueng (Swansea), Thomas Muller (Bayern Munich).
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