Date: 4th January 2018 at 2:13pm
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Who has won the Vital Liverpool Player of the Month award for Premier League performances during December 2017?…

Liverpool enjoyed a second consecutive unbeaten month in December as their eight matches ended in five victories and three draws.

In addition to securing progress to the Champions League knockout stages via an emphatic 7-0 win against Spartak Moscow, the results helped the Reds to consolidate their top four spot in the Premier League.

Their seven league outings yielded 20 goals for and only six against, including three clean sheets.

The hectic festive period, which, coupled with a 2-1 win at Burnley on New Year’s Day, concluded with four matches in 11 days, unsurprisingly featured plenty of squad rotation from Kop boss Jürgen Klopp.

The German made five or more changes to his starting X1 in almost every match during December, making the run of results even more impressive and allowing the likes of Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain and Andrew Robertson opportunities to prove their worth.

As usual however, the individual Man of the Match polls were predominantly dominated by attacking players with key trio Mohamed Salah, Roberto Firmino and Philippe Coutinho unsurprisingly featuring heavily.

The Vital Liverpool Player of the Month is determined by the accumulative votes cast in the individual MOTM awards 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 2017 is » Roberto Firmino «

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

HOME vs. Leicester City W (2-1)

1st. Mohamed Salah (70%)
2nd. Roberto Firmino (20%)
3rd. James Milner (10%)

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HOME vs. Swansea City W (5-0)

1st. Philippe Coutinho (50%)
2nd. Roberto Firmino (30%)
3rd. Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain (10%)

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AWAY vs. Arsenal D (3-3)

1st. Roberto Firmino (34%)
T 2nd. Philippe Coutinho (33%)
T 2nd. Mohamed Salah (10%)

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AWAY vs. AFC Bournemouth W (0-4)

1st. Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain (33%)
2nd. Andrew Robertson (22%)
3rd. Roberto Firmino (11%)

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HOME vs. West Bromwich Albion D (0-0)

1st. Trent Alexander-Arnold (50%)
2nd. Philippe Coutinho (25%)
3rd. Ragnar Klavan (8%)

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HOME vs. Everton D (1-1)

1st. Mohamed Salah (66%)
2nd. Andrew Robertson (16%)
3rd. Joe Gomez (8%)

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AWAY vs. Brighton & Hove Albion W (1-5)

1st. Philippe Coutinho (66%)
2nd. Roberto Firmino (19%)
3rd. Mohamed Salah (13%)

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Previous winners
November 2017: Mohamed Salah
October 2017: Joe Gomez
Spetember 2017: Mohamed Salah
August 2017: Sadio Mané
May 2017: Joël Matip
April 2017: Philippe Coutinho
March 2017: Georginio Wijnaldum
February 2017: Sadio Mané
January 2017: Simon Mignolet
December 2016: Sadio Mané
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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One Reply to “Liverpool: VL’s December 2017 Player Of The Month”

  • Firmino for me is the player who has been the best and most consistent. His work rate epitomises what Klopp wants and our attack?s often are from Him breaking the play up and countering with quick passes and movement.

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