Alexis Sanchez, Arsenal
A brilliant hat-trick, including a delicious finish for his third, as Arsenal trounced West Ham at the Olympic stadium.

Jens Toornstra, Feyenoord
Scored a stunning volleyed goal in his side’s 6-1 thrashing of city rivals Sparta that kept them top of the Eredivisie, ahead of Ajax on goal difference.

Kevin Strootman, Roma
The Dutch midfielder put in another strong performance, scoring the decisive first goal in his side’s 2-0 win in the Rome derby.

Luka Modric, Real Madrid
A commanding performance in the classico, with 95 per cent passing accuracy and the crucial free-kick delivery for Sergio Ramos to score Madrid’s late equaliser.

Arjen Robben, Bayern Munich
Man of the match, with a goal and an assist, as Bayern kept up the pressure on Bundesliga leaders RB Leipsizg.

Alejandro Maximiliano Camargo, Universidad de Concepcion
Scored the goal of the weekend, an amazing 60-yard volley from his own half in the Chilean apertura game against O’Higgins.