LONDON — Leicester and Riyad Mahrez took leading honors in the Associated Press Global Football 10 on Tuesday after two Premier League wins in a week against Liverpool and Manchester City.
The 3-1 victory over City, where Mahrez scored the second goal, opened up a surprising five-point lead for Leicester atop the English standings.
Zlatan Ibrahimovic was runner-up after continuing his scoring form in Paris Saint-Germain's 2-1 win over Marseille.
Luis Suarez was third after scoring five goals in two matches.
In the team vote, Barcelona was second for beating Levante 2-0 to move three points clear at the top of the Spanish league.
Juventus was third, extending its winning run in Serie A to 14 games with a 2-0 victory at Frosinone.