Premier League Team Of The Week (Match Day 30): Dominated By Crystal Palace And Liverpool Stars
The Premier League was back in town after the international break and there was plenty for the fans to savor in what was a tiring weekend of action between the best teams in the country.
While Arsenal and Manchester City played out a 2-2 draw at the Emirates, Manchester United were held to a 0-0 draw by the Baggies, making some changes at the top of the table.
Antonio Conte’s Chelsea fell to a surprising loss to Crystal Palace at home but the Spurs managed to take all three points from their tie against the Clarets.
Liverpool won yet another Merseyside derby and there were some brilliant individual performances to talk about at the weekend.
And with the round done and dusted, here is the team of the week for Match Day 30 of the Premier League:
Wayne Hennessey (Crystal Palace):
With a number of astonishing saves at the Stamford Bridge, Hennessey was one of the best players for Palace in their win over Chelsea at the weekend.
Danny Simpson (Leicester City):
The Leicester city full back picked up two assists in the 2-0 victory over the Potters at the weekend to find a place in this side.
Eric Dier (Tottenham Hotspur):
The Englishman started as a part of the back-3 for the Spurs at the Turf Moor and picked up a goal to add to a solid performance helping his side a victory.
Mamadou Sakho (Crystal Palace):
The Liverpool loanee has been in superb form since joining the Eagles and he was all over the Chelsea attackers, giving them no chance to find the back of the net.
Andrew Robertson (Hull City):
Played a huge role in his side’s victory over West Ham putting in a solid performance at the back and also picking up a goal at the other end.
Lucas Leiva (Liverpool):
The Brazil midfielder only started on the night thanks to injuries but he put in a sublime performance that never allowed Everton to get into the game.
Wilfred Ndidi (Leicester City):
Another goal scorer for the Foxes, Ndidi was sublime in their victory over Stoke City, keeping them away from goal and also scoring at the other end.
Philippe Coutinho (Liverpool):
The Brazilian playmaker was back to his best in the derby as he toyed with the Everton defense and picked up a goal and assist for his troubles.
Wilfried Zaha (Crystal Palace):
The former Manchester United man was the biggest threat for Chelsea on the night as he was a constant threat, scoring and assisting a goal each to help his side to a victory.
Leroy Sane (Manchester City):
The Manchester City youngster ran ragged on the night as he got the better of Arsenal’s Hector Bellerin to open the scoring for his side at the Emirates.
Christian Benteke (Crystal Palace):
The Belgian striker was a thorn in the flesh for the Chelsea back line and his sumptuous finish in the 11th minute was enough for Palace to hold on to a victory.
This is how they would line up (4-2-3-1):
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