Gareth posts highest score of week
Gareth Barry posted the highest score of the week in The Actim Index, the official player ratings system of the Barclays Premier League, and helped keep Aston Villa’s dream of European football alive.
The England international scored twice and also contributed three passes and four crosses to notch up 71 points – his best score of the season.
Barry’s display lifted him 15 places to 13th in the Index with 471 points and also earned him a place in the Team of the Week.
Gabriel Agbonlahor joined Barry in the Team of the Week, the youngster registered 36 points to climb four places to 22nd with 438 points.
Analysis of all Premiership games is taking place throughout the season and the players in the Actim Index Team of the Week are:
Name Team Position Weekly Score
Tim Howard, Everton, Goalkeeper, 22
Ryan Taylor, Wigan Athletic, Defender, 57
Danny Collins, Sunderland, Defender, 32
Habib Beye, Newcastle United, Defender, 29
John Terry, Chelsea, Defender, 25
Gareth Barry, Aston Villa, Midfielder, 71
Leon Osman, Everton, Midfielder, 41
Manuel Fernandes, Everton, Midfielder, 29
Jermaine Jenas, Tottenham Hotspur, Midfielder, 27
Kenwyne Jones, Sunderland, Striker, 39
Gabriel Agbonlahor, Aston Villa, 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.