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Bristol Rovers, Bolton and Sheffield Wednesday men feature in League One team of the week

The 2022/23 League One Team of the Week saw a strong representation from the teams of the West Country.

Bristol Rovers recorded a 4-0 win over Burton Albion last Saturday to earn their first win of the League One season.

It was the perfect response to losing on the opening day of the season, as they picked themselves up from a narrow defeat to Forest Green Rovers.

Aaron Collins who netted in that loss last week, has continued his remarkable progress to become the division’s top scorer after two games.

The 24-year-old scored a brace inside a few minutes towards the end of the first half against the Brewers, adding to his one that he scored at the Memorial Stadium.

His first goal saw him pick up a pass from Harry Anderson, taking on three Burton defenders before lashing it home into the right-hand corner of the goal. His second just a few moments after saw him cut in on the same flank with a low trickling shot beating the goalkeeper before he shushed the home supporters.

His performance has seen him earn his place in the League One Team of the Week, a good individual achievement as he tries to adapt to playing at a level he’s not had much exposure to.

He’s joined by teammate Antony Evans who opened his account at this level for the first-time with a well taken free-kick, which was earned after Collins was fouled for, also earning Burton Albion a free-kick.

Evans takes the accolade for the best performing player out of the whole of League One this weekend, delivering a superb display alongside the returning Sam Finley.

But which players stood out in the third tier this weekend? Find out with the EFL’s official team of the week…

All inclusions are based on the EFL’s partnership with website WhoScored which provides data analysis on players

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