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The Spain international played a part in all three goals as Andre Villas-Boas' men returned to winning ways with a 3-0 victory against Wolves at Stamford Bridge

Juan Mata was the star of the show on a weekend that saw Chelsea ease the pressure on manager Andre Villas-Boas with a 3-0 win at home over Wolves.

The Spaniard set up the Blues' first two goals before scoring the third on the stroke of half-time to earn himself a spot in our XI for the second time this season.

In one of the toughest decisions we have had to make in our line-up so far this campaign, Manchester City's Joe Hart is preferred in goal ahead of Newcastle United's Tim Krul after making a number of fine stops to deny Liverpool on Sunday.

West Brom's Steven Reid makes the cut at right-back after dealing well with the threat of Gareth Bale, Philippe Senderos is included for his superb display against former club Arsenal, while Daniel Agger's performance in Liverpool's draw with City sees him partner the Fulham defender at centre-back.

TOTW regular Ashley Cole is at left-back after starring in Chelsea's win over Wolves, with team-mate Ramires making his second appearance of the season for his outstanding contribution in the centre of midfield at Stamford Bridge.

Midfield generals Lucas Leiva and Youssouf Mulumbu are also included after impressing for Liverpool and West Brom against City and Tottenham respectively, while Arsenal's Theo Walcott retains his place in our team following his excellent display against Fulham.

Robin van Persie's extraordinary run of five consecutive TOTW appearances comes to an end after he failed to get on the score sheet against Martin Jol's men, so Jermain Defoe makes his first appearance of the season for us up front.

As well as Krul, whose heroics helped Newcastle hold Manchester United to a draw at Old Trafford, honourable mentions this week go to John Terry, Martin Skrtel, James Morrison and Emmanuel Adebayor.

HART
MAN CITY
 vs Liverpool (A)
 Player Rating: 8
 TOTW Apps: 1

REID SENDEROS AGGER
COLE
WEST BROM
FULHAM
LIVERPOOL CHELSEA
vs Tottenham (H) vs Arsenal (A) vs Man City (H)
vs Wolves (H)
Player Rating: 7.5 Player Rating: 8 Player Rating: 8 Player Rating: 8
TOTW Apps: 1
TOTW Apps: 1
TOTW Apps: 1
TOTW Apps: 3

RAMIRES
LUCAS MULUMBU
CHELSEA
LIVERPOOL WEST BROM
vs Wolves (H) vs Man City (H)
vs Tottenham (H)
Player Rating: 8 Player Rating: 8 Player Rating: 8
TOTW Apps: 2
TOTW Apps: 2
TOTW Apps: 1

WALCOTT DEFOE MATA
ARSENAL TOTTENHAM CHELSEA
vs Fulham (H)
vs West Brom (A)
vs Wolves (H)
Player Rating: 7.5 Player Rating: 8 Player Rating: 8.0
TOTW Apps: 3
TOTW Apps: 1
TOTW Apps: 2

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