August 2022 EA SPORTS Player of the Month shortlist

8 Sep 2022

Gross, Haaland, Jesus, Mitrovic, Odegaard, Pope, Rodrigo and Zaha up for award

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Eight players were shortlisted for the EA SPORTS Player of the Month award after producing outstanding performances in August 2022.

Fans could vote for their favourite via the EA SPORTS website before 12:00 BST on Monday 12 September.

The public vote will be combined with those of a panel of football experts to decide the winner, who will be revealed later this week.

See: Haaland voted August EA SPORTS Player of the Month

EA SPORTS Player shortlist

Pascal Gross (BHA)
P5 W3 D1 L1​ G3 A1 
The midfielder was directly involved in four of Brighton & Hove Albion’s six goals in August. He scored three, including two at Manchester United, and assisted one to help his team finish the month in fourth place.

Erling Haaland (MCI)
P5 W4 D1 L0 G9 A1 
The Manchester City striker scored a record nine goals, the most by a player after only five Premier League appearances. He also became just the sixth player to net a hat-trick in consecutive matches in the competition.

Gabriel Jesus (ARS)
P5 W5 D0 L0 G3 A3
The Brazilian scored or assisted six goals in his first five Premier League appearances for Arsenal, breaking Mesut Ozil’s club-record total of five.

Aleksandar Mitrovic (FUL)
P5 W2 D2 L1 G5 A0
Mitrovic netted in four of Fulham’s first five matches back in the Premier League, including strikes against Liverpool and Arsenal, becoming the joint highest-scoring Serb in the competition’s history.

Martin Odegaard (ARS)
P5 W5 D0 L0 G3 A0
Arsenal’s new captain led his side to a spectacular August, scoring three goals as the Gunners began a season with five wins for the first time since 2004/05.

Nick Pope (NEW)
P5 W1 D3 L1 CS2 Saves 19
Newcastle United’s new goalkeeper took no time to settle at St James’ Park, starting the season with successive clean sheets and making 19 saves, the third-most in August.

Rodrigo Moreno (LEE)
P5 W2 D2 L1 G4 A1
The Spaniard became only the second player to score in Leeds United’s first three matches of a Premier League campaign, including a double in a 2-2 draw at Southampton.

Wilfried Zaha (CRY)
P4 W1 D2 L1 G4 A0
Zaha scored four of Crystal Palace’s seven goals in August. His strikes earned them draws against Liverpool and Brentford, while he hit a brace in the 3-1 win over Aston Villa.

Also in this series

Part 2: Barclays Manager of the Month nominees
Part 3: Budweiser Goal of the Month contenders
Part 4: Castrol Save of the Month shortlist

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