Date: 26th May 2017 at 6:07pm
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Who has won the Vital Liverpool Player of the Month award for Premier League performances during May 2017?…

A final day victory over already-relegated Middlesbrough helped Liverpool to successfully achieve their primary 2016/17 aim of securing a return to the Champions League for next season.

The win at Anfield, which meant the Reds pipped Arsenal to fourth by a single point, was part of an unbeaten May consisting of three wins and a draw.

A frustrating goalless home stalemate with Southampton – Liverpool’s fourth failure to beat or score against the South Coast side this campaign – ultimately cost the Merseysiders any chance of leapfrogging Manchester City to claim third.

Impressively, the month featured four consecutive clean sheets by Jürgen Klopp‘s men with eight goals bagged at the other end.

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 May 2017 is » Joël Matip «

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

HOME vs. Middlesbrough W (3-0)

1st. Georginio Wijnaldum (57%)
2nd. Philippe Coutinho (39%)
3rd. Emre Can (3%)

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AWAY vs. West Ham United W (0-4)

1st. Philippe Coutinho (63%)
2nd. Daniel Sturridge (26%)
3rd. Joël Matip (10%)

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Home vs. Southampton D (0-0)

1st. Joël Matip (42%)
2nd. Simon Mignolet (16%)
3rd. Adam Lallana (14%)

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Away vs. Watford W (0-1)

1st. Emre Can (37%)
T 2nd. Joël Matip (25%)
T 2nd. Lucas Leiva (25%)

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Previous winners
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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