The Colombia international was industrious in midfield, demonstrating moments of exquisite skill on the ball and defensive nous off it.
He was singled out for praise by his manager, Roy Hodgson: “He was outstanding – outstanding. He is an outstanding player, really good.
“He was everywhere – all over the field. Defensively he was excellent, and he also had a really good game going forwards. He must have been really happy with his debut and his day’s work."
Lerma received a whopping 45.4% of your votes, pipping Jordan Ayew into second place (17.6%). Odsonne Edouard tapped home the only goal from close range after Ayew's fantastic delivery.
In third was Joachim Andersen (7.3%), whose defensive poise and organisation contributed to a valuable away clean sheet.
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