The winners for the English Premier League award have been released. Chelsea made a clean swoop of the awards available. By doing so, Chelsea has become the first club to collect a hat-trick of Premier League awards in the same month with Antonio Conte, Diego Costa and Pedro picking up the prizes for November. Chelsea Wins EPL November Player, Manager, Goal Of The Month Awards.
It is historic as Chelsea Wins EPL November Player, Manager, Goal Of The Month Awards. The awards were not surprising given the perfect record Chelsea has maintained in November. Chelsea won all the 3 matches played against Everton (5-0), Middlesbrough (0-1) and Tottenham Hotspurs (2-1).
EPL Player Of The Month – Diego Costa
Diego Costa was named the Player of the Month for his role in continuing the winning run. After providing a goal and an assist in the side’s 5-0 victory over Everton, the division’s topscorer added a decisive strike against Middlesbrough and reached double digits for the season. The Spain international then set up the winner in Chelsea’s comeback to win 2-1 against Tottenham Hotspur, rounding off a fruitful month from both a team and individual perspective. Costa in 3 games had 2 goals, 2 assists.
EPL Manager Of The Month – Antonio Conte
Antonio Conte earned his second Barclays Manager of the Month title in a row after guiding the Blues to three wins out of three in November. His fusion of free-flowing football and defensive solidity continued to deliver as the Blues scored eight and conceded only once. He guided Chelsea to wins over Everton, Middlesbrough and Tottenham Hotspurs.
EPL Goal Of The Month – Pedro
Pedro completed the historic clean sweep by claiming the Goal of the Month trophy. His curling equaliser at Stamford Bridge against Tottenham stood out among a shortlist of eight stunning goals, including Hazard’s second versus Everton. With Chelsea one goal behind against Tottenham, Pedro produced a wonderfully sublime skill to equalise on the 44th minute. Chelsea would go on to win 2-1 with Diego Costa assisting Victor Moses to score the winning goal.