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Shearer: Perez ran Saints ragged

23 Apr 2019
Ayoze Perez, Newcastle United

Premier League Champion selects Newcastle forward in Team of the Week after hat-trick against Southampton

With his first Premier League hat-trick on Saturday, Ayoze Perez crowned an excellent run of form that has helped steer Newcastle United to safety.

The Spaniard gave a standout performance in the 3-1 victory over Southampton and takes his place in Alan Shearer’s Team of the Week after reaching double-figures in a season for goals for the first time since joining the Magpies in 2014.

"Perez been very impressive the last few weeks," says Shearer. "He ran the Saints ragged."

Ederson (MCI) | MCI 1-0 TOT

Four 1v1 saves were crucial to Man City beating Spurs.

Seamus Coleman (EVE) | EVE 4-0 MUN

A magnificent display from the Toffees’ captain both defensively and in attack.

Shane Duffy (BHA) | WOL 0-0 BRI

Had to defend for the whole match and did so very well.

Paul Dummett (NEW) | NEW 3-1 SOU

Immense in his defensive duties, making a number of crucial clearances and interceptions.

Lucas Digne (EVE) EVE 4-0 MUN

Played a huge part in Everton’s demolition of Man Utd and scored their third.

Bernardo Silva (MCI) | MCI 1-0 TOT

Another majestic display by Silva meant Ben Davies had a difficult afternoon.

Georginio Wijnaldum (LIV) | CAR 0-2 LIV

What a fantastic strike to put Liverpool ahead! One of the players of the season.

Gylfi Sigurdsson (EVE) | EVE 4-0 MUN

Scored a brilliant goal and set up another in a MOTM performance.

Gerard Deulofeu (WAT) | HUD 1-2 WAT

Another two goals to add to his tally. That’s six goals in his last five away league matches for Watford. A man in form.

Wilfried Zaha (CRY) | ARS 2-3 CRY

Another goal and he was just too good for Arsenal on Sunday.

Ayoze Perez (NEW) | NEW 3-1 SOU

A first hat-trick for the Toon and a deserved match ball. He ran the Saints ragged.

Manager: Marco Silva (EVE) | EVE 4-0 MUN

A fourth win in five moves the Toffees up to seventh.

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