Rarely, the Scottish Premiership Team of the Week does not feature any Celtic or Rangers players.
WhoScored.com’s selections instead feature representatives from Motherwell, after they became the first team to win championship points for Steven Gerrard’s side at Ibrox since March 2020, and Livingston, who sentenced Celtic d’Ange. Postecoglou to another defeat on the outside.
Dundee United’s victory over rivals Dundee means three players from Tannadice Park are also selected and are joined by three who took part in the 2-2 draw between Hearts and Ross County.
Meanwhile, after helping St Mirren save a point against Hibs, two Paisley players also make the XI.
WhoScored.com selects the top performing players from week six of play …
5. Regan Charles-Cook (Ross County) – rating 7.93
Ross County were held to a 2-2 home draw by the undefeated Hearts as their wait for a first league win of the campaign continues. Nevertheless, Regan Charles-Cook will have left the playing field late with his head held high after a strong performance on the front row.
The Granada international provided the assist for Blair Spittal’s second in a brace at Global Energy Stadium, coming from one of three key passes. Additionally, the 24-year-old landed three tackles and dribbled to earn a WhoScored.com rating of 7.93.
4. Ryan Edwards (Dundee United) – rating 7.93
Dundee United have three players in the WhoScored.com Scottish Premiership Team of the Week after winning the Dundee Derby at Tannadice Park.
Ryan Edwards was as solid as they come to the heart of the Tangerines’ backline, making seven clearances, including one off the line, to secure a 1-0 victory. On top of that, Edwards won five of the seven aerial duels played to make the squad with a rating of 7.93.
3. Liam Boyce (Hearts) – Score 8.18
Liam Boyce scored his fourth league goal of the season in Hearts’ 2-2 draw with Ross County, scoring a game opener in the ninth minute for Dingwall.
Boyce found a way to get past Ashley Maynard-Brewer with one of three shots in the entertaining game, and he was unlucky not to get an assist as well, creating three scoring chances for himself. With three aerial duels won and two dribbles completed, the 30-year-old was good value for his WhoScored.com rating of 8.18 over the weekend.
2. Ian Harkes (Dundee United) – score of 8.25
Winner of the Dundee United game on Sunday, Ian Harkes picked the perfect match to open his Premiership account for the season.
The 26-year-old had four shots in total, the sixth best comeback in week six of play, while two key assists were also a commendable comeback.
Off the ball, Harkes impressed with three tackles, three clearances and one interception to clinch a spot in midfield for the Scottish Premiership Team of the Week with a WhoScored.com score of 8.25.
1. Blair Spittal (Ross County) – score of 8.38
With a WhoScored.com score of 8.38, Ross County midfielder Blair Spittal is the Scottish Premiership Player of the Week.
The 25-year-old hit the net with his two shots on target against Hearts, scoring his first and second league goals of the campaign.
Three clearances and two tackles allowed Spittal to do whatever he could to help Ross County secure their first win of the season. bad start to the campaign.