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VIDEO: Premier League Player of the Week – Round 1

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LEICESTER, ENGLAND - MAY 09: Riyad Mahrez of Leicester City celebrates scoring the second goal during the Barclays Premier League match between Leicester City and Southampton at The King Power Stadium on May 9, 2015 in Leicester, England. (Photo by Michael Regan/Getty Images)

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Algerian attacker Riyad Mahrez helped his squad dismantle Sunderland on Saturday in a display that netted him Premier League Player of the Week honors for Round 1. [ MORE: Premier League Playback -- Round 1 ] The Leicester City man scored a pair of goals, winning the penalty that he converted for the second, as Claudio Ranieri’s bunch unloaded on the Black Cats with a first-half barrage. The Foxes won the match 4-2, and Leicester got its first Premier League Player of the Week since rejoining the league last season. Premier League Player of the Week Week 1: Riyad Mahrez, Leicester City Follow @NicholasMendola