Barcelona’s Philippe Coutinho tops penultimate Sky Sports La Liga Power Rankings

Barcelona midfielder Philippe Coutinho has topped the penultimate Sky Sports La Liga Power Rankings.

The Brazilian scored his first hat-trick for the Catalans during a barmy 5-4 defeat to Levante on Sunday evening – a result that ended the club’s ‘Invincible’ campaign.

Last week’s table-topper, Lionel Messi, slipped to No 4 in the chart after missing the trip to the Estadi Ciutat de Valencia through injury.

Meanwhile, team-mate Ousmane Dembele entered the top 10 after netting twice during a 5-1 win against Villarreal on Wednesday.

Levante’s Enis Bardhi scored twice against Barca to retain No 2 spot in the rankings, while team-mates Emmanuel Boateng (No 6, up 29 places) and Jose Morales (No 10, down six places) were also among the top performers.

Highlights of Barcelona's defeat to Levante in La Liga, which ended their hopes of finishing the season unbeaten

With just one game remaining, Villarreal leapfrogged Real Betis into fifth spot in La Liga after a 4-2 win at Deportivo, with Sau Castillejo (No 3, up 17 places) netting twice.

Gareth Bale (No 5, up seven places) hit a double during Real Madrid’s 6-0 rout against Celta Vigo on Saturday, while Espanyol’s Gerard Moreno (No 7, down two places) broke the deadlock in a 4-1 win over Malaga.

Highlights of the La Liga clash between Real Madrid and Celta Vigo

The Power Rankings methodology reflects a player’s performance over the last five La Liga matchdays by awarding points to players for 32 different stats.

Below, we present this week’s Power Rankings, your club’s top points scorer and the accumulative season rankings.

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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