Beşiktaş pair Talisca and Atiba Hutchinson continue to rise up the FedEx Performance Zone rankings ahead of the quarter-final first legs along with a certain Zlatan Ibrahimović.
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Which UEFA Europa League players have shown form during the weekend's domestic fixtures? Check out the big movers and shakers in the FedEx Performance Zone.
10th: Talisca (Beşiktaş) – up nine places
Talisca maintained his good form for Beşiktaş as they preserved their healthy lead at the top of the Süper Lig by winning a 4-3 thriller at Trabzonspor on Saturday. The Brazilian attacking midfielder was a menace throughout, scoring the equaliser which set his team on course for victory. He also created two chances for team-mates and made 34 accurate passes, with just five unsuccessful attempts.
15th: Zlatan Ibrahimović (Manchester United) – up 13 places
Since returning from suspension, Ibrahimović has carried on exactly where he left off and continues to find the back of the net. The forward was on the scoresheet once more in Sunday's 3-0 victory at Sunderland, in addition to providing an assist, laying on two chances and winning three aerial duels during an authoritative display.
32nd: Leon Goretzka (Schalke) – up 19 places
The young midfielder struck his fifth Bundesliga goal of the season in Saturday's convincing 4-1 thrashing of Wolfsburg and could have had more if it wasn't for the woodwork. Defensively he was equally effective, making two clearances and two interceptions at the Arena AufSchalke.
38th: Atiba Hutchinson (Beşiktaş) – rising 21 places
Aside from his defensive contributions against Trabzonspor – winning four tackles (including one as a last man) and making three interceptions – the Canadian midfielder had an impact at the other end, supplying two chances and notably notching the added-time winner, his first goal of the campaign.
54th: Bertrand Traoré (Ajax) – rising 23 places
Ajax continue to pressure Feyenoord at the top of the Eredivisie, on-loan Chelsea man Traoré's goals aiding that cause. The striker has netted three times in his last two games, including two in Saturday's 5-1 triumph at NEC from two shots on target. He also embarked on six dribbles, a sign that the confidence is flowing.