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Alvaro Morata's hat trick at Stoke has him on top of Player Power Rankings

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Tactics Board: Morata silences critics (1:59)

Craig Burley takes to the touchscreen to dissect Alvaro Morata's vintage performance in Chelsea's 4-0 win at Stoke. (1:59)

ESPN FC's worldwide editorial desks nominate their top performers from the weekend's action. Chelsea's hat trick hero is this week's No. 1.

1. Alvaro Morata | Chelsea

Why he's here: Scored a hat trick in Chelsea's 4-0 win at Stoke on Saturday. The 24-year-old now has six goals in six Premier League appearances since his summer switch from Real Madrid.

2. Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang | Borussia Dortmund

Why he's here: A hat trick and an assist in Dortmund's 6-1 destruction of Borussia Monchengladbach on Saturday. The Gabonese is on top of the Bundesliga scoring table with eight goals in six matches.

3. Dani Ceballos | Real Madrid

Why he's here: Ceballos scored both of Madrid's goals -- his first for the club since his move from Real Betis in the summer -- as Los Blancos held on to a 2-1 win at Alaves on Saturday.

4. Harry Kane | Tottenham

Why he's here: The England international struck twice as Spurs held off a surging West Ham to win 3-2 at the Olympic Stadium on Saturday.

5. Paulo Dybala | Juventus

Why he's here: Two more goals for Dybala in Juventus' 4-0 win over Torino in the Derby della Mole -- his ninth and tenth in Serie A this season -- to extend his lead atop the scoring charts in Italy's first division.

6. Philippe Coutinho | Liverpool

Why he's here: Scored from a sumptuous free kick and assisted on another in Liverpool's hard-fought 3-2 win at Leicester on Saturday.

7. Jurgen Locadia | PSV

Why he's here: The 23-year-old former Netherlands U21 international scored four times in PSV's 7-1 demolition of Utrecht on Sunday.

8. Miralem Pjanic | Juventus

Why he's here: While Dybala stole headlines from the Derby della Mole with his brace, Pjanic scored a goal of his own and assisted on two more.

9. Raheem Sterling | Manchester City

Why he's here: Sterling scored twice in 60 minutes of work as Manchester City routed hapless Crystal Palace 5-0 on Saturday.

10. Leroy Sane | Manchester City

Why he's here: Sterling's opposite number, Sane scored a goal of his own in Palace's destruction while adding a pair of assists.

Also receiving votes: Oumar Niasse (Everton), Maximilian Philipp (Borussia Dortmund), Stephan El Shaarawy (Roma), Radamel Falcao (Monaco), Ciro Immobile (Lazio), Simon Mignolet (Liverpool), Kevin Volland (Bayer Leverkusen).

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