After the win over Stoke City, there were three Newcastle players named in the Sky Sports Power Rankings top 25 players.

The three being Jamaal Lascelles (7th), Rob Elliot (19th) and Matt Ritchie (25th).

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

After defeat to Brighton, the rankings have now been updated, but now no Newcastle players in the top 25.

Instead, United have three in the top 50, with Lascelles 26th, Matt Ritchie 35th, and the impressive Mikel Merino now 43rd.

This weekend’s Power Rankings as published by Sky Sports:

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Fingers crossed Newcastle have some big risers after the Liverpool match.