2019/2020 Premier League Matchday 1: Team of the week
The actions return thick and fast.

The actions return thick and fast with Raheem Sterling’s hat-trick, Kevin De Bruyne’s assist, Riyad Mahrez’s magic wand of a right leg, and more. The best stories, comments, and highlights from 2019/2020 Premier League Matchday 1 team of the week.

4-4-2 | David de Gea (8.09, Manchester United vs Chelsea); Ainsley Maitland-Niles (8.40, Newcastle United vs Arsenal), Shane Duffy (8.18, Watford vs Brighton), Virgil van Dijk (8.49, Liverpool vs Norwich), Erik Pieters (8.40, Burnley vs Southampton); Riyad Mahrez (9.77, Manchester City vs West Ham United), Kevin De Bruyne (8.70, Manchester City vs West Ham United), Paul Pogba (8.28, Manchester United vs Chelsea), Raheem Sterling (9.64, Manchester City vs West Ham United); Ashley Barnes (9.48, Burnley vs Southampton), Harry Kane (8.66, Tottenham vs Aston Villa),

DAVID DE GEA

2019/2020 Premier League Matchday 1 team of the week: David De Gea, Manchester United vs Chelsea
@d_degeaofficial

Player rating: 8.09
Team score: Man Utd 4–0 Chelsea
Individual highlights: 7 total saves

AINSLEY MAITLAND-NILES

2019/2020 Premier League Matchday 1 team of the week: Ainsley Maitland-Niles, Newcastle United vs Arsenal
@ains_mn

Player rating: 8.40
Team score: Newcastle 0–1 Arsenal
Individual highlights: 1 assist, 
4 dribbles

Ainsley Maitland-Niles assist Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang goal, Newcastle United vs Arsenal, Premier League 2019/2020
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SHANE DUFFY

2019/2020 Premier League Matchday 1 team of the week: Shane Duffy, Watford vs Brighton & Hove Albion
@shaneduffy

Player rating: 8.18
Team score: Watford 0–3 Brighton
Individual highlights: 8 aerials won, 6 clearances

VIRGIL VAN DIJK

2019/2020 Premier League Matchday 1 team of the week: Virgil van Dijk, Liverpool vs Norwich City
@virgilvandijk

Player rating: 8.49
Team score: Liverpool 4–1 Norwich
Individual highlights: 1 goal, 5 aerials won

Mohamed Salah assist Virgil van Dijk goal, Liverpool vs Norwich, Premier League 2019/2020
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ERIK PIETERS

2019/2020 Premier League Matchday 1 team of the week: Erik Pieters, Burnley vs Southampton
@erikpieters3

Player rating: 8.40
Team score: Burnley 3–0 Southampton
Individual highlights: 2 assists, 7 tackles

RIYAD MAHREZ

2019/2020 Premier League Matchday 1 team of the week: Riyad Mahrez, West Ham United vs Manchester City
@riyadmahrez26.7

Player rating: 9.77
Team score: West Ham 0–5 Man City
Individual highlights: 2 assists, 4 key passes

"

The only problem Riyad Mahrez had last season was his manager didn’t select him often because he had one of the best players of the season, Bernardo Silva."

– Pep Guardiola on Riyad Mahrez's lack of playing time in 2018/2019

Riyad Mahrez assist Raheem Sterling goal, West Ham United vs Manchester City, Premier League 2019/2020
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Riyad Mahrez assist Raheem Sterling goal, West Ham United vs Manchester City, Premier League 2019/2020
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KEVIN DE BRUYNE

2019/2020 Premier League Matchday 1 team of the week: Kevin De Bruyne, West Ham United vs Manchester City
@kevindebruyne

Player rating: 8.70
Team score: West Ham 0–5 Man City
Individual highlights: 
1 assist, 3 key passes

"

You can always improve as an individual but the main thing for a team is to stay constant.

As far as teams go to do much better than we did in the last two years is near impossible."

– Kevin De Bruyne on the challenge for Man City players

Kevin De Bruyne assist Raheem Sterling goal, West Ham United vs Manchester City, Premier League 2019/2020
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PAUL POGBA

2019/2020 Premier League Matchday 1 team of the week: Paul Pogba, Manchester United vs Chelsea
@manchesterunited

Player rating: 8.28
Team score: Man Utd 4–0 Chelsea
Individual highlights: 2 assists, 4 key passes

Paul Pogba assist Marcus Rashford goal, Manchester United vs Chelsea, Premier League 2019/2020
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Paul Pogba assist Daniel James goal, Manchester United vs Chelsea, Premier League 2019/2020
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RAHEEM STERLING

2019/2020 Premier League Matchday 1 team of the week: Raheem Sterling, West Ham United vs Manchester City
@sterling7

Player rating: 9.64
Team score: West Ham 0–5 Man City
Individual highlights: 3 goals, 4 shots on target

"

Raheem Sterling is getting better. He's so intelligent in the way he's playing, with the runs he's making, and his finishing is clinical.

You can easily see him ending up with 35-40 goals this season."

– Ian Wright on Raheem Sterling's performance against West Ham

Kevin De Bruyne assist Raheem Sterling goal, West Ham United vs Manchester City, Premier League 2019/2020
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Riyad Mahrez assist Raheem Sterling goal, West Ham United vs Manchester City, Premier League 2019/2020
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Riyad Mahrez assist Raheem Sterling goal, West Ham United vs Manchester City, Premier League 2019/2020
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ASHLEY BARNES

2019/2020 Premier League Matchday 1 team of the week: Ashley Barnes, Burnley vs Southampton
@burnleyofficial

Player rating: 9.48
Team score: Burnley 3–0 Southampton
Individual highlights: 2 goals, 5 aerials won

HARRY KANE

2019/2020 Premier League Matchday 1 team of the week: Harry Kane, Tottenham Hotspur vs Aston Villa
@harrykane

Player rating: 8.66
Team score: Tottenham 3–1 Aston Villa
Individual highlights: 2 goals, 8 shots

Harry Kane goal, Tottenham Hotspur vs Aston Villa, Premier League 2019/2020
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Moussa Sissoko assist Harry Kane goal, Tottenham Hotspur vs Aston Villa, Premier League 2019/2020
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