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Budweiser Kings of the Match: Matchweek 26

4 Mar 2021
Emiliano Martinez, Budweiser King of the Match

See which players earned the backing of supporters, including Aston Villa's Emiliano Martinez

Supporters have voted in their thousands to crown their Budweiser Kings of the Match in Matchweek 26.

Shortly after the final whistles, fans across the world chose their top performers via the official Premier League website and app, and here's who came out on top over the weekend's matches.

MCI 2-1 WHU
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John Stones (MCI)

The defender picked up almost half of the vote, thanks to his third goal of the season as Manchester City recorded a 14th consecutive Premier League win.

WBA 1-0 BHA
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Sam Johnstone (WBA)

West Bromwich Albion's goalkeeper made six saves and kept a clean sheet as his side secured an important victory against relegation rivals Brighton & Hove Albion.

LEE 0-1 AVL
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Emiliano Martinez (AVL)

Aston Villa's goalkeeper kept his 13th Premier League clean sheet of the season, polling 67.8 per cent of the vote.

NEW 1-1 WOL
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Pedro Neto (WOL)

Neto, who was voted for by 41.4 per cent of fans, provided the cross from which Ruben Neves equalised and secured a point for Wolverhampton Wanderers.

CRY 0-0 FUL
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Alphonse Areoloa (FUL)

Fulham's goalkeeper kept a clean sheet as he frustrated Crystal Palace, helping his side extend their unbeaten PL run to five matches.

LEI 1-3 ARS
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Nicolas Pepe (ARS)

The Ivory Coast international scored Arsenal's third goal at Leicester City and received 49.1 per cent of the vote.

TOT 4-0 BUR
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Son Heung-min (TOT)

The Tottenham Hotspur winger topped the poll, with 55.3 per cent of the vote, after he provided two assists for Gareth Bale.

CHE 0-0 MUN
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Luke Shaw (MUN)

The left-back earned the accolade after a solid defensive display at Stamford Bridge.

SHU 0-2 LIV
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Curtis Jones (LIV)

Liverpool's 20-year-old midfielder won the vote after breaking the deadlock in a 2-0 win at Sheffield United.

EVE 1-0 SOU
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Richarlison (EVE)

The Everton forward picked up 46 per cent of the vote after scoring for the third successive league match to boost his side's top-four hopes.

MCI 4-1 WOL
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Riyad Mahrez (MCI)

A late goal for the lively Algerian helped Man City to a 15th consecutive league victory.

BUR 1-1 LEI
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Nick Pope (BUR)

Burnley's goalkeeper made several impressive saves to help his side earn a point with Leicester City, edging visiting goalkeeper Kasper Schmeichel to win the vote.

SHU 1-0 AVL
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David McGoldrick (SHU)

The Sheffield United striker picked up 40.9 per cent of the vote after scoring the decisive goal against Aston Villa.

CRY 0-0 MUN
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Luke Shaw (MUN)

For the second successive match, the Manchester United left-back has earned the vote after yet another solid display.

FUL 0-1 TOT
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Hugo Lloris (TOT)

The Tottenham Hotspur captain made three crucial saves to keep Fulham at bay and claim almost 50 per cent of the vote.

WBA 0-1 EVE
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Richarlison (EVE)

The Everton forward became the first Brazilian to score in four consecutive Premier League matches with the winner that lifted the Toffees to fifth place and won him the vote for the second time in a week.

LIV 0-1 CHE
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Mason Mount (CHE)

A tour de force from the Chelsea midfielder was crowned by a match-winning goal at Anfield and reflected by his claiming two-thirds of the vote.

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