England were away to Holland for their international friendly and in an incredibly tight game, it was the visitors who stole the win. The match ended 1-0 and despite Holland having 13 shots, with 6 on target, Pickford ensured the clean sheet.
Mexico were hosts to Iceland on Saturday and in a dominating performance they left as 3-0 winners. Layun was the man of the hour with a clean sheet and 2 goals, including one in the final seconds.
Brazil are in fine form at the moment and when they travelled to World Cup hosts Russia for their friendly, they showed this once again. In a comfortable 3-0 win, Miranda not only ensured a clean sheet was kept but also scored one of the goals.
Nigeria were on the road to Poland on Friday and in an incredibly tight game, they edged out the hosts as 1-0 winners. The only goal of the game came from the spot, with Moses converting it and when we add this to his clean sheet, he has a real chance of another Inform in an incredibly quiet week.
Kenya were hosts to Comoros for their international fixture and in a game of four goals, the match ended all square at 2-2. Wanyama was the man of the hour for Kenya, scoring once from the spot and a second from open play.
Chile were away to Sweden for their fixture and in an incredibly tight game, it was the visitors who edged out a 2-1 victory. Vidal was solid in midfield as usual and when we consider the opening was scored by him too, then we have another possible contender on our hands.
Colombia were away to an incredibly strong French side and after going 2-0 down, the predictable outcome looked certain to happen. Colombia bravely fought back however with the match ending 3-2 to the visitors. Rodriguez was fantastic bagging two assists to ensure his side won.
Austria were at home to Slovenia on Friday and in a strong showing, they left as 3-0 winners. Arnautovic may not be on form for his club, however he had no problems finding the net for his country. Scoring twice and securing the man of the match award simply has to be enough for another Inform.
Portugal were at home to Egypt for their weekend clash and after Salah put the visitors ahead, things began to look bleak. Egypt still led at 90 minutes however Portugal were far from finished. Ronaldo bagged two in the final seconds, which won’t be enough for him to make the cut, however both assists came from Quaresma and this guy has a fantastic chance of making the list.
Wales were on the road to China on Thursday and unlike most of the matches taking place, this one was anything but close. The visitors destroyed their opposition with the match ending 6-0 and while Vokes has a chance with 2 goals, our nomination has to go with Bale who secured himself a hat-trick.
Uruguay were at home to Czech Republic for their first fixture and it was the hosts who took the win. Both Suarez and Cavani scored in a 2-0 victory and while both may be a slightly long shot, Cavani makes our list simply due to the lack of competition.
Algeria were hosts to Tanzania for their Thursday night clash and in a game of 5 goals, it was the hosts who scored 4. Now while Medjani may not have kept a clean sheet a strong performance and a goal from this Defender may just be enough this week.
LA Galaxy were away to Vancouver for their MLS clash and although the match ended 0-0, there were some solid defensive displays. Steres was like a rock at the back, locking down the opposition and ensuring a clean sheet was kept.
Argentina were away to Italy for their friendly and despite Buffons best efforts, it was the visitors who left as 2-0 winners. Lanzini scored one of the goals and what a fantastic goal it was. When we couple this with the difficulty of the opponent and his performance throughout, we could see a second Inform for the young Argentinian.
Togo and Ivory Coast went head to head on Saturday and in a four goal thriller, the match ended 2-2. Although four goals were scored, there were only two goal scorers and in this tough week, we see both feature. First up we have Ayite who scored twice for Togo.
Denmark were at home to Panama for their Thursday night fixture and in a game of just a single goal, it was the hosts who left victorious. Sisto was the man who scored this and with a solid performance throughout too, he may have just done enough.
As mentioned before Togo and Ivory Coast drew 2-2. Pepe was the man on fire for the visitors, scoring both of their goals and hence making our shortlist.
Turkey played hosts to Ireland for their weekend clash and once again it was a game of very few goals. The hosts edged out a 1-0 win and Topal was the man who found the back of the net. Usually this wouldn’t be enough, but in such a awkward week, anything can happen!
Norway were hosts to Australia in the week and it was the hosts who stole the show in a 4-1 victory. Kamara was the man of the hour scoring not once, not twice, but three times to secure his hat-trick.
Columbus were at home to DC United for their MLS clash and in a match of four goals, it was the hosts who secured the points. The game ended 3-1 and although Martinez didn’t score, he provided two assists and was the best player on the pitch.
New York were at home to Minnesota United for their MLS clash and in a dominating display, the hosts took all the points. The match ended 3-0 and Wright Phillips was the man who bagged two of them.
Coventry were hosts to Grimsby and after a terrific performance, they left as 4-0 winners. McNulty was a man with a mission, scoring three to ensure a hat-trick along with the man of the match award.
Portsmouth were comfortable 3-0 winners against Oxford on Sunday and Pitman was the star of the show. Scoring twice and running the match from start to finish, he has a serious chance of a second Inform here.