Date: 6th January 2017 at 5:39pm
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Who has won the Vital Liverpool Player of the Month award for Premier League performances during December 2016?…

As it invariably is, December was a hectic month in the footballing calendar with Liverpool fulfilling no fewer than six Premier League fixtures.

After three months without a defeat, the Reds began the month with a shock loss at AFC Bournemouth before following it up with a frustrating home draw against West Ham United.

Jürgen Klopp‘s men responded in spectacular fashion though to record four consecutive victories over the festive period, including in high-profile matches against neighbours Everton and fellow title contenders Manchester City.

The month featured 14 goals scored and 7 conceded, with three clean sheets kept, and concluded with Liverpool remaining in second place in the standings.

The Vital Liverpool Player of the Month is determined by the individual MOTM awards cast for each Premier League fixture. In the event of no clear winner, the editor has the deciding vote.

Vital Liverpool’s Player of the Month for December 2016 is
» Sadio Mané «

Individual Man Of The Match Awards
As voted for by site users

HOME vs. Manchester City W (1-0)

1st. James Milner (44%)
2nd. Georginio Wijnaldum (22%)
3rd. Simon Mignolet (12%)

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HOME vs. Stoke City W (4-1)

1st. Georginio Wijnaldum (29%)
2nd. Sadio Mané (28%)
3rd. Adam Lallana (15%)

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AWAY vs. Everton W (0-1)

1st. Jordan Henderson (24%)
2nd. Sadio Mané (23%)
3rd. Ragnar Klavan (19%)

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AWAY vs. Middlesbrough W (0-3)

1st. Adam Lallana (37%)
2nd. Ragnar Klavan (36%)
3rd. Simon Mignolet (19%)

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HOME vs. West Ham United D (2-2)

1st. Sadio Mané (57%)
2nd. James Milner (28%)
3rd. Joël Matip (14%)

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AWAY vs. AFC Bournemouth L (4-3)

1st. Georginio Wijnaldum (22%)
2nd. Sadio Mané (12%)
3rd. Emre Can (11%)

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Previous winners
November 2016: Roberto Firmino
October 2016: Philippe Coutinho
September 2016: Adam Lallana
August 2016: Philippe Coutinho
May 2016: Simon Mignolet
April 2016: James Milner
March 2016: Adam Lallana
February 2016: Roberto Firmino
January 2016: Roberto Firmino
December 2015: Dejan Lovren
November 2015: Jordan Ibe
October 2015: Lucas Leiva
September 2015: Alberto Moreno
August 2015: Philippe Coutinho
April 2015: Simon Mignolet
March 2015: Simon Mignolet
February 2015: Emre Can
January 2015: Philippe Coutinho
December 2014: Philippe Coutinho
November 2014: Rickie Lambert
October 2014: Philippe Coutinho
September 2014: Adam Lallana
May 2014: Daniel Sturridge
April 2014: Steven Gerrard
March 2014: Luis Suarez
February 2014: Daniel Sturridge
January 2014: Raheem Sterling
December 2013: Luis Suarez
November 2013: Simon Mignolet
October 2013: Luis Suarez
May 2013: Philippe Coutinho
April 2013: Philippe Coutinho
March 2013: Luis Suarez
February 2013: Steven Gerrard
January 2013: Jordan Henderson
December 2012: Luis Suarez
November 2012: Jose Enrique

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