5 y penwythnos

Sgorio picks the five players that stood out during the Welsh Premier League opening weekend.

Alex Lang (Cardiff Met)
In Will Fuller’s absence, Alex Lang filled the void between the Cardiff Met sticks to help his side get off to a winning start. Lang saved a first half penalty from Nick Rushton and made several impressive stops in the second half.

Chris Seargeant (The New Saints)
Chris Seargeant hasn’t been picked in the European games this season, but after netting twice against Barry on Sunday has he done enough to earn a place in the side for this Thursday’s Europa League clash against Midtjylland.

Henry Jones (Bala Town)
Steven Tames was unlucky not to get his place in the team of the week after scoring twice in his WPL debut, but people are still talking about that Henry Jones assist. The skill, the quality, the utter audacity – it’s great to have Henry back in the WPL.

Declan Walker (Aberystwyth)
After netting 14 times from the right back position last season, the question was, would Declan be as effective in a more attacking role… His phenomenal strike against Llandudno on Friday seems to have cleared that up for us.

Michael Bakare (Connah’s Quay)
The Nomads go top of the league and are in seventh heaven after ripping Llanelli to shreds on the opening weekend. Could this be the year that they challenge TNS for the title? Bakare scored two headers at Stebonheath and played key role in the demolition at Stebonheath.