Writer: Site Staff
Date:Wednesday May 7 2008
Blackburn striker Roque Sants Cruz was the highest-scoring striker in this week`s Actim Index, the official player ratings system of the Barclays Premier League.
Cruz earned 44 points after netting a brace in the 3-0 defeat of Derby at Ewood Park, taking him into third place in the standings.
The Paraguayan overtook Liverpool hotshot Fernando Torres in the process, edging in front of the Spaniard by one point with 646 overall going into the final game of the season.
Rovers team-mate David Bentley was also named in the Team of the Week, earning 35 points against the Rams to climb five places into ninth overall.
Analysis of all Premier League games is taking place throughout the season and the players in the Actim Index Team of the Week are:
Name Team Position Weekly Score
Radek Cerny, Tottenham Hotspur, Goalkeeper, 22
Chris Riggott, Middlesbrough, Defender, 38
William Gallas, Arsenal, Defender, 26
David Wheater, Middlesbrough, Defender, 24
Paul Konchesky, Fulham, Defender, 23
Antonio Valencia, Wigan Athletic, Midfielder, 56
Cristiano Ronaldo, Manchester United, Midfielder, 52
David Bentley, Blackburn Rovers, Midfielder, 35
Michael Carrick, Manchester United, Midfielder, 32
Roque Santa Cruz, Blackburn Rovers, Striker, 44
El-Hadji Diouf, Bolton Wanderers, Striker, 36
The Actim Index is calculated using a unique mathematical formula that rates each player`s contribution be it goals, shots, passes, dribbles, tackles, crosses, saves, clearances, blocks, interceptions, assists, clean sheets, time on the pitch or number of points gained by the team with marks deducted for red and yellow cards.
Date:Wednesday May 7 2008
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