Premier League Team of the Week: Coutinho & Morata shine

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Liverpool were glad to see their creative lynchpin back with a bang to take down Leicester, while the Chelsea forward netted a hat-trick versus Stoke


MAT RYAN | BRIGHTON


Mat Ryan Brighton Watford

Brighton have struggled on the road so far in the Premier League, but the Amex Stadium is on the way to becoming a fortress on the south coast. A solid display from Mat Ryan helped the Seagulls to a second consecutive home win over Newcastle United on Sunday. The Australian made five saves in preserving Brighton's clean sheet against the Magpies. 


KYLE WALKER | MANCHESTER CITY


Kyle Walker Manchester City

Pep Guardiola's men racked up yet another outstanding victory, and Kyle Walker was among the stars of the show. Walker completed 94% of his passes at the Etihad, with 40 of his 68 passes coming in the opposition half. 


CESAR AZPILICUETA | CHELSEA


Cesar Azpilicueta Chelsea 2017

There is a little corner of Spain in west London, and it is paying dividends for Chelsea as the Blues see Cesar Azpilicueta and Alvaro Morata strike up a fine partnership. The Spaniard assisted Chelsea's first and fourth goals in their 4-0 win over Stoke (both for Morata). 


PHIL JONES | MANCHESTER UNITED


Phil Jones Manchester United Southampton

Jones made 11 clearances in the Red Devils' win at Southampton; more than any other player for Mourinho's side. 


STEPHEN WARD | BURNLEY


Premier League Worst Team of the Week Stephen Ward

Ward made two successful crosses against Huddersfield, and also led Burnley in overall touches (74). The Clarets, however, could not take advantage as they were held to a 0-0 draw.


LEROY SANE | MANCHESTER CITY


Leroy Sane Manchester City 2017

Sane was given the chance to shine by Pep Guardiola in a rotation of the Manchester City squad, and he took full advantage. Sane was directly involved in three of City's five goals against Crystal Palace (one goal and two assists). 


IDRISSA GUEYE | EVERTON


Idrissa Gueye Everton Premier League

Gueye made more tackles than any other player for Everton (5) as they came from behind to beat Bournemouth and lift themselves out of the relegation zone.


DAVID SILVA | MANCHESTER CITY


David Silva Andros Townsend Manchester City Crystal Palace 2017

Having featured last week, Silva is quickly making a regular home for himself in the Team of the Week as he runs the show for City. The Manchester City captain made two assists in his team's convincing win over Crystal Palace.  


PHILIPPE COUTINHO | LIVERPOOL


Philippe Coutinho Liverpool Leicester

The Brazilian has come back in the nick of time to rejuvenate Liverpool after a negative run of results. Coutinho scored once and created five chances for Liverpool at the King Power Stadium.


HARRY KANE | TOTTENHAM


Harry Kane Tottenham 2017

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After his habitual August drought, September has seen Kane return to the scoresheet with his usual panache. Kane scored twice in Spurs' 3-2 triumph over West Ham, with both of his shots on target finding the back of the net. 


ALVARO MORATA | CHELSEA


Alvaro Morata Chelsea 2017

The former Real Madrid forward has taken to the Premier League like a duck to water, and was once more among the goals on Saturday. Morata netted a hat-trick from just four shots against Stoke (three on target).

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