Saturday’s best performers of the English Premier League Matchday 16

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It was a great day for those on the bounce back while the leaders Liverpool continued to collect points after their victory.

Following the weekend’s results, is it safe to say Leicester are Liverpool’s only title contenders? Another great weekend of Top Flight football has come and gone.

We were spoilt with a leadoff surprise early Saturday when Everton welcomed Chelsea to a battered Goodison Park. When the day ended, it ended with the other most shocking result of the weekend.

This fixture was Ole’s outstanding showing in their Manchester derby, handing their old rivals Liverpool 14 points between them and their neighbouring rivals, City. Merseyside on a whole dominated throughout the land picking up maximum points in their respective fixtures.

But hot on the heels of Jurgen Klopp is his predecessor Brendan Rodgers, who has been showing some exquisite football over a period of eight games.

Here are Saturday’s best performers

Everton 3-1 Chelsea

It was the biggest upset of the weekend no doubt. The first of two upsets and the first of the teams in recovery mode. The Blues from Merseyside recuperated well when they hosted a Chelsea team showing more inconsistency in recent weeks.

Goals from an in-form Richarlison and a poachers brace by Dominic Calvert-Lewin was too much for Frank Lampard to reverse the result in his favour, even with the solo Chelsea goal scored by Mateo Kovačić.

What a start in a time of desperation and despair for Everton under the short-term guidance of Duncan Ferguson, the Everton legend.

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