ESPN FC's worldwide editorial desks nominate their top performers from the weekend's action. Schalke attacker Yevhen Konoplyanka is this week's No. 1.
1. Yevhen Konoplyanka | Schalke
Why he's here: The 28-year-old was central to Schalke's epic comeback from 4-0 down at half-time in the Revierderby, registering a pair of assists en route to a 4-4 draw at Borussia Dortmund on Saturday.
2. Mauro Icardi | Internazionale
Why he's here: The Inter captain netted a brace -- giving him nine goals in his past seven appearances -- as they traveled to Sardinia for a 3-1 win at Cagliari on Saturday.
3. Antoine Griezmann | Atletico Madrid
Why he's here: Two goals and an assist for Griezmann as Atletico trounced Levate 5-0 on Saturday. That gives the Frenchman three goals and two assists in his past two games, after tallying a goal and two assists in his previous ten.
4. Matthias Ginter | Borussia Monchengladbach
Why he's here: Ginter shut down Robert Lewandowski and scored the winner as 'Gladbach beat Bayern 2-1 on Saturday to climb into the Champions League places.
5. Ever Banega | Sevilla
Why he's here: Banega kick-started Sevilla's 3-2 comeback victory at Villarreal on Sunday, assisting on their first and scoring the winner from the penalty spot.
6. Ryan Bertrand | Southampton
Why he's here: Saints thrashed lowly Everton 4-1 on Sunday, with Bertrand supplying a pair of assists and suppressing any hopes of a Toffees fightback.
7. Justin Kluivert | Ajax
Why he's here: In 11 previous appearances for Ajax this season, Kluivert yielded no goals or assists. In a 5-1 win over Roda JC on Sunday, the 18-year-old notched a hat trick -- a feat famous father Patrick never accomplished in the Eredivisie.
8. Raheem Sterling | Manchester City
Why he's here: Won the penalty for Sergio Aguero's equaliser before scoring the decider as Man City beat Huddersfield 2-1 on Sunday.
9. Jordi Alba | Barcelona
Why he's here: In Spain's top-of-the-table clash on Sunday, Alba kept Valencia's vaunted counterattack largely in check before scoring a late equaliser in Barca's 1-1 draw.
10. Memphis Depay | Lyon
Why he's here: The former Manchester United star scored twice as Lyon beat Nice 5-0 on Sunday, giving the 23-year-old ten goals and five assists in 18 competitive club appearances this season.
Also receiving votes: Kevin Gameiro (Atletico Madrid), Lionel Messi (Barcelona), Hirving Lozano (PSV Eindhoven).
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