ESPN FC's global editorial desks nominate their top weekend performers. Jay Rodriguez's brace to knock Liverpool out of the FA Cup tops our list.
1. Jay Rodriguez | West Bromwich Albion
Why he's here: The once-capped England international scored twice as West Brom managed to beat Liverpool 3-2 on Saturday and knock the Reds out of the FA Cup.
2. Toni Kroos | Real Madrid
Why he's here: Contained the phenomenal Goncalo Guedes, built Real Madrid's attacks and scored a goal to boot in Saturday's 4-1 win at Valencia.
3. Michy Batshuayi | Chelsea
Why he's here: Scored twice, and only a couple of sharp saves denied him a hat trick or more, as Chelsea eased to a 3-0 FA Cup win over Newcastle on Saturday.
4. Robert Lewandowski | Bayern Munich
Why he's here: Scored for the 10th straight home game in a row and added an assist as Bayern fought back from 2-0 down to beat Hoffenheim 5-2 on Saturday.
5. Dries Mertens | Napoli
Why he's here: Mertens scored twice as Napoli beat Bologna 3-1 on Sunday, the first time he's tallied goals in back-to-back games since Oct. 25 and 29.
6. Neymar | Paris Saint-Germain
Why he's here: The Brazilian scored a brace and added an assist as PSG beat Montpellier 4-0 on Saturday, but perhaps more importantly, looks to have finally developed a friendly rapport with teammate Edinson Cavani.
7. Kevin De Bruyne | Manchester City
Why he's here: Scored a goal with a cheeky free kick in Man City's 2-0 FA Cup win over Cardiff City, but the Belgian's full range of vision and trickery were on display.
8. Will Grigg | Wigan Athletic
Why he's here: The 26-year-old Northern Ireland international scored both goals as Wigan knocked West Ham out of the FA Cup with a 2-0 win on Saturday.
9. Alexis Sanchez | Manchester United
Why he's here: Sanchez made his Red Devil debut by registering an assist and immediately looking like Man United's most dangerous attacker in a 4-0 win over Yeovil Town on Friday.
10. Edinson Cavani | Paris Saint-Germain
Why he's here: The Uruguayan is now PSG's record goalscorer after netting his 157th for the club against Montpellier on Saturday.
Also receiving votes: Sami Khedira (Juventus), Duvan Zapata (Sampdoria), Kelechi Iheanacho (Leicester City), Lionel Messi (Barcelona), Ivi Lopez (Levante).
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