Ayoze Perez inspired Newcastle to a 3-1 win over Southampton on Saturday, as the Spaniard scored a hat-trick to all but secure the Magpies’ Premier League status for another season. 

The 25-year-old scored two goals in four minutes either side of the half hour mark to give Rafael Benitez’s side a comfortable lead at half time, before Saints threatened a comeback following Mario Lemina’s fine finish.

Perez completed his hat-trick and sealed the win for the home side late on, however.

Following the victory, we’re asking you to vote for your Man of the Match using our ‘winner stays on’ style duel below. 

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Jamaal Lascelles

Federico Fernandez

Javier Manquillo

Mohamed Diame

Miguel Almiron

Paul Dummett

Fabian Schar

Matt Ritchie

Isaac Hayden

Martin Dubravka

Ayoze Perez

Christian Atsu

Salomon Rondon

Ki Sung-yueng


  Ayoze Perez 82%
  Miguel Almiron 80%
  Isaac Hayden 73%
  Matt Ritchie 59%
  Paul Dummett 56%
  Martin Dubravka 39%
  Jamaal Lascelles 30%
  Salomon Rondon 30%
  Ki Sung-yueng 29%
  Fabian Schar 21%
  Javier Manquillo 15%
  Christian Atsu 11%
  Federico Fernandez 11%
  Mohamed Diame 8%