Championship

Championship Top Five, Round 19: DaSilva delightful in Brentford romp

He is joined by team-mate Watkins and Leeds' Mateusz Klich

8:00am on Tuesday 3rd December 2019
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Josh Dasilva
M (C) - Brentford - 21 yrs
MAN OF THE MATCH
90'
10
Nov 30, 2019

Ex-Arsenal youngster DaSilva is proving to the Brentford faithful what he is capable of and tore poor Luton apart in a thumping 7-0 win. He assisted Ollie Watkins' first goal before bending one in brilliantly himself, and he made it 5-0 before half-time with a superb dummy and blast through the keeper's legs. He rounded things off in style by stroking him a penalty and he looks to be one of the breakout stars of this Championship season.

Mateusz Klich
AM, M (C) - Leeds Utd - 29 yrs
MAN OF THE MATCH
90'
9.6
Nov 30, 2019

Leeds produced arguably their best performance of the season in their 4-0 thrashing of Middlesbrough at Elland Road, and mifdfielder Klich was the star performer. He scored twice in the victory, the first one somewhat fortunate but the second anything but, curling in a wondrous effort from outside the box as the home side turned on the style.

Ollie Watkins
S (C), AM (R) - Brentford - 23 yrs
90'
9.5
Nov 30, 2019

Watkins, playing as a centre-forward this season, seems ready for a step up to a higher level and after netting his 12th league goal of the season against Luton he showed the other side of his game too, laying on opportunities for Mathias Jensen to convert and then DaSilva later in a brilliant first half. Premier League teams are known to have been interested in the past and this summer could be the time for Watkins to make the grade.

George Puşcaş
ST (C) - Reading - 23 yrs
MAN OF THE MATCH
90'
9.2
Nov 30, 2019

A rapid-fire second half hat-trick from Puscas at Wigan turned the game in his team's favour, the third of which a brilliant, confident first-time volley to give his side the points. No-one touched the ball more in the opposition penalty area this weekend than Puscas (13) - a real poacher and one that Reading are lucky to have.

Mike-Steven Bähre
AM, M (C) - Barnsley - 24 yrs
MAN OF THE MATCH
82'
8.9
Nov 30, 2019

Barnsley desperately needed a win and under their new manager, Gerhard Struber, they got what they wanted against Hull, thanks to a superb display from midfielder Mike Steven-Bahre. His goal to put his team two goals in front was superbly taken with his left foot, and he laid the ball into the path of Alex Mowatt to convert the opener. Bahre also completed 48/54 passes and his 12 recoveries was the most of any Championship outfielder in the round.

HONOURABLE MENTIONS

Said Benrahma (8.8) was, like his other Brentford team-mates, in blistering form in the hammering of Luton.

ROUND TO FORGET

If you featured for Luton Town (2.0), let's just move on.

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