July's EA SPORTS Player of the Month shortlist

28 Jul 2020

Antonio, Giroud, Kane, Martial, Pope, Pulisic and Sterling nominated as standout players during the month

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Seven players were shortlisted for July's EA SPORTS Player of the Month award.

See: Antonio named EA SPORTS Player of the Month

Fans have voted from the shortlist below on the EA SPORTS website.

The poll is now closed and the votes of the public will be combined with those of the 20 club captains, plus a panel of football experts, to decide the winner.

Michail Antonio (WHU)
(P7 W3 D3 L1 G8 A1)

The West Ham United forward scored an impressive eight goals in July. After netting in a 3-2 victory against Chelsea and in a draw at Newcastle United, he went on to score all four goals in a 4-0 win at Norwich City, becoming only the ninth player to do so in an away Premier League match.

Olivier Giroud (CHE)
(P7 W4 D0 L3 G5 A0)

Chelsea's striker contributed hugely to his side earning a top-four spot. He opened the scoring in wins over WatfordCrystal Palace and Norwich, before ending the campaign with the second goal in a 2-0 victory against Wolverhampton Wanderers

Harry Kane (TOT)
(P7 W4 D2 L1 G6 A0)

Six goals in July for the Tottenham Hotspur striker included fine doubles in wins over Leicester City and Newcastle, while his strike on the final day of the season at Crystal Palace secured Jose Mourinho's side a sixth-placed finish. 

Anthony Martial (MUN)
(P6 W4 D2 L0 G3 A3)

The Manchester United attacker scored a stunning goal against AFC Bournemouth, and then netted versus Southampton and Palace. He also provided three assists. His tally of 17 Premier League goals is his best return for a single season. 

Nick Pope (BUR)
(P6 W2 D3 L1 CS2)

The Burnley goalkeeper kept two clean sheets in six July appearances to finish only one behind the Golden Glove winner Ederson. Pope also produced an outstanding display to end Liverpool's perfect record at Anfield this season, and denied Sheffield United and Wolves victories. 

Christian Pulisic (CHE)
(P7 W4 D0 L3 G2 A2)

The American continued his excellent form since the season resumed by scoring at Palace and getting a goal and an assist as a substitute at Liverpool. He also won penalties against West Ham and Watford and set up the winner at home to Norwich.

Raheem Sterling (MCI)
(P7 W6 D0 L1 G8 A0)

Sterling matched Antonio by scoring eight times in July. Goals versus Liverpool and Newcastle were followed by a hat-trick against Brighton & Hove Albion and a brace at Watford. Sterling ended the month by netting Man City's 100th Premier League goal of 2019/20 in a 5-0 win over Norwich.

2019/20 EA SPORTS monthly winners

AugustTeemu Pukki (NOR)
SeptemberPierre-Emerick Aubameyang (ARS)
October: Jamie Vardy (LEI)
NovemberSadio Mane (LIV)
DecemberTrent Alexander-Arnold (LIV)
JanuarySergio Aguero (MCI)
February: Bruno Fernandes (MUN)
June: Bruno Fernandes (MUN)

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