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Last Updated: 16/04/19 3:30pm
Aston Villa midfielder John McGinn tops the latest Power Rankings – but who else made the top 50 this week?
The 24-year-old narrowly retained his place atop the chart after contesting a team-topping 17 duels a 2-1 win against Bristol City – maintaining Villa’s challenge to finish among the play-off places.
Highlights of the Sky Bet Championship game between Aston Villa and Bristol City
Reading forward Yakou Meite (No 2) scored his third goal in four league games during a 2-1 win over Brentford to boost the Royals’ chances of avoiding the drop.
Highlights of the Sky Bet Championship match between Reading and Brentford
Dwight Gayle (No 3) also netted his third goal in four outings as West Brom thrashed Preston 4-1, while Mason Mount (No 8) was back among the top performers after hitting a hat-trick in Derby’s 4-0 win over Bolton.
Highlights of the Sky Bet Championship game between West Brom and Preston
Hull’s Kamil Grosicki (No 5), Bristol City’s Adam Webster (No 6) and Leeds’ Pablo Hernandez (No 9) all slipped two places but retained top-10 standings.
Norwich City midfielder Kenny McLean (No 4) leapfrogged team-mate Marco Stiepermann (No 7) in the chart after teeing up Teemu Pukki’s late equaliser at Wigan.
Highlights of the Sky Bet Championship match between Wigan and Norwich
Birmingham City striker Lukas Jutkiewicz (No 10) extended his lead atop the season chart with an early opener in a 1-1 stalemate at Ipswich.
Highlights of the Sky Bet Championship match between Ipswich and Birmingham City
The Power Rankings methodology reflects a player’s performance by awarding points for 34 different stats.
Below, we present the in-form chart based on performances over the past five Championship matchdays (with greater weight placed on recent games), your club’s top points scorer and the season accumulative chart.
The Sky Sports Power Rankings will be updated every week during the season, so be sure to keep an eye on the big movers…
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