Player Rater: De Bruyne is the star of the Man City show

It was a night in which deposed champions Manchester City made a point, hammering Liverpool - the team that have taken their title - 4-0.

There were a number of outstanding displays by players in City shirts, but it was Kevin de Bruyne who once again stood head and shoulders above them all.

Having scored one goal and made another, the midfielder earned an average rating from you in our Player Rater of 8.55.

This put him ahead of fellow midfielder Phil Foden, who registered a score of 7.99, and forward Raheem Sterling, who received 7.76.

The highest average score for a Liverpool player? That would be Jordan Henderson with 4.16. Ouch.

See below for all the night's player ratings...

Player of the match

De BruyneKevin De Bruyne

with an average of 8.55

Manchester City

  1. Squad number17Player nameDe Bruyne
    Average rating

    8.55

  2. Squad number47Player nameFoden
    Average rating

    7.99

  3. Squad number7Player nameSterling
    Average rating

    7.76

  4. Squad number14Player nameLaporte
    Average rating

    6.89

  5. Squad number22Player nameMendy
    Average rating

    6.80

  6. Squad number31Player nameEderson
    Average rating

    6.78

  7. Squad number26Player nameMahrez
    Average rating

    6.65

  8. Squad number8Player nameGündogan
    Average rating

    6.58

  9. Squad number2Player nameWalker
    Average rating

    6.55

  10. Squad number16Player nameRodri
    Average rating

    6.55

  11. Squad number9Player nameGabriel Jesus
    Average rating

    6.48

  12. Squad number20Player nameBernardo Silva
    Average rating

    6.43

  13. Squad number50Player nameGarcía
    Average rating

    6.43

  14. Squad number27Player nameJoão Cancelo
    Average rating

    6.27

  15. Squad number30Player nameOtamendi
    Average rating

    5.98

Liverpool

  1. Squad number14Player nameHenderson
    Average rating

    4.16

  2. Squad number76Player nameWilliams
    Average rating

    4.12

  3. Squad number4Player namevan Dijk
    Average rating

    4.12

  4. Squad number11Player nameMohamed Salah
    Average rating

    4.05

  5. Squad number3Player nameFabinho
    Average rating

    3.98

  6. Squad number1Player nameAlisson
    Average rating

    3.96

  7. Squad number10Player nameMané
    Average rating

    3.93

  8. Squad number8Player nameKeita
    Average rating

    3.73

  9. Squad number5Player nameWijnaldum
    Average rating

    3.70

  10. Squad number66Player nameAlexander-Arnold
    Average rating

    3.64

  11. Squad number9Player nameRoberto Firmino
    Average rating

    3.57

  12. Squad number15Player nameOxlade-Chamberlain
    Average rating

    3.50

  13. Squad number27Player nameOrigi
    Average rating

    3.35

  14. Squad number26Player nameRobertson
    Average rating

    3.35

  15. Squad number18Player nameMinamino
    Average rating

    3.26

  16. Squad number12Player nameGomez
    Average rating

    3.11

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