Atleti top AP football poll
LONDON (AP) – Atletico Madrid have taken team of the week honours in the Associated Press Global Football 10 on Tuesday after thrashing city rival Real Madrid 4-0.
Barcelona are second for extending their winning streak to nine games with a 5-2 victory over Athletic Bilbao, and Tottenham third for topping Arsenal 2-1 in the London derby.
Harry Kane scored both goals in Tottenham’s comeback win and is the leading player this week, receiving one vote more than Lionel Messi.
Messi scored one goal, and contributed to the other four Barcelona goals.
Mario Mandzukic, who scored Atletico’s fourth against Madrid, is third, and is one of three players from the club in the Top 10.