Mee and Austin share the honours in Millwall draw
A late equaliser gave Millwall a point at Turf Moor last Saturday in a game where Ben Mee, back in the side at left back, and striker Charlie Austin were considered our best two players.
Mee won a recall a week earlier at Derby in the left back position, played as part of a back five at Swindon and was back at left back for this game. His performance won him the man of the match with just over half of the vote.
HIs 50.7% share was a long way ahead of Austin, who came second with 17.6% with Junior Stanislas taking third place with 8.8% and goalkeeper Lee Grant getting a 6.2% share to win fourth place.
The same four players were the top four in the player ratings too. This time Austin just pipped Mee for first place. He had a rating of 7.68 out of 10 with Mee's rating just below on 7.63.
Third and fourth places were the same. Stanislas was third with a rating of 7.22 and Grant's rating was 6.90 out of 10.
The result wins eight points each for Austin and Mee towards the Clarets Mad Player of the Year. Stanislas got four points with two for Grant.
That allowed Austin to stretch his lead at the top even further. He's now 16 points ahead of second place Grant with only Dean Marney close to being in striking distance of second place.
Mee's points move him up to joint fifth place and Stanislas is now tenth having moved up three places.
Voting is currently underway for Tuesday's home game against Sheffield Wednesday. You can vote for your man of the match on the front page of the site or via the VOTING POLLS page. You can also leave your PLAYER RATINGS on the message board.
The voting will end at midnight tomorrow night and the Crystal Palace vote will be underway within an hour of the final whistle on Saturday.
The results from the Millwall game are below along with the current player of the year table.
MAN OF THE MATCH
50.7% - Ben Mee (115 votes)17.6% - Charlie Austin (40 votes) 8.8% - Junior Stanislas (20 votes) 6.2% - Lee Grant (14 votes) 4.8% - Kieran Trippier (11 votes) 3.1% - Dean Marney & Martin Paterson (7 votes) 2.6% - David Edgar (6 votes) 1.3% - Michael Duff (3 votes) 0.9% - Chris McCann & Ross Wallace (2 votes)
7.68 - Charlie Austin7.63 - Ben Mee7.22 - Junior Stanislas6.90 - Lee Grant6.59 - Kieran Trippier6.17 - Martin Paterson5.41 - Chris McCann5.34 - Ross Wallace5.27 - Dean Marney5.00 - David Edgar4.90 - Michael Duff
CLARETS MAD PLAYER OF THE YEAR
53: Charlie Austin37: Lee Grant30: Dean Marney19: Chris McCann18: Brian Jensen & Ben Mee15: Joseph Mills14: Kieran Trippier9: Jason Shackell8: Junior Stanislas6: Marvin Bartley & Sam Vokes5: Brian Stock3: Martin Paterson2: Steven Hewitt & Ross Wallace1: Michael Duff
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