Cape Town – Manchester United threw away a two goal lead twice to lose against a Jamie Vardy inspired Leicester City while a brace from Papiss Cisse may have bought Alan Pardew a bit more time in charge of Newcastle.
Mesut Ozil and Danny Welbeck stole the show as Arsenal blitzed an in-from Aston Villa in a weekend where no side was able to gain a real advantage in the race for the Champions League places as Liverpool, Spurs and Manchester United all lost.
Here are the players who stole the show in week five of the English Premiership:
1. Vito Mannone (Sunderland)
2. Kieran Gibbs (Arsenal)
3. Nathaniel Clyne (Southampton)
4. Per Mertesacker (Arsenal)
5. Steven Caulker (QPR)
6. Victor Wanyama (Southampton)
7. Angel Di Maria (Manchester United)
8. Mesut Ozil (Arsenal)
9. Jamie Vardy (Leicester)
10. Papiss Cisse (Newcastle)
11. Danny Welbeck (Arsenal)