Premier League Team of the Week: De Bruyne & Fabregas pull the strings

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Man City and Chelsea's engine rooms were working at full tilt, while Alvaro Morata left Romelu Lukaku looking a tad useless

ASMIR BEGOVIC | BOURNEMOUTH


Asmir Begovic, Bournemouth

Former Stoke and Chelsea man Begovic made four saves to maintain Bournemouth's clean sheet in a tricky encounter at Newcastle's St. James' Park. 


KYLE NAUGHTON | SWANSEA CITY


Kyle Naughton, Swansea

Of the 67 passes he attempted, Naughton completed 94% of them, proving to be a bright spark in an otherwise sub-par Swansea side that lost 1-0 at home to Brighton.


CESAR AZPILICUETA | CHELSEA


Cesar Azpilicueta, Chelsea

The Spanish defender made five important tackles in Chelsea's hugely important 1-0 win over Manchester United, as well as providing the assist for Alvaro Morata's winning goal.


SHANE DUFFY | BRIGHTON


Shane Duffy, Brighton

Republic of Ireland international Duffy made 10 clearances in Brighton's 1-0 win over Swansea at the Liberty Stadium; the most of any player on either side. 


FABIAN DELPH | MANCHESTER CITY


Fabian Delph, Man City

Operating at left-back against Arsenal, Delph topped the charts (alongside midfield maestro David Silva) for most touches of the ball with 98.


XHERDAN SHAQIRI | STOKE CITY


Xherdan Shaqiri, Stoke City

Shaqiri was directly involved in both of Stoke's goals against Leicester, scoring the first and assisting Crouch for the second half equaliser.


KEVIN DE BRUYNE | MANCHESTER CITY


Kevin De Bruyne Manchester City Arsenal

No Manchester City player had more shots on target (2) or created more chances (2) against Arsenal than De Bruyne. Future Ballon d'Or winner in the making?


CESC FABREGAS | CHELSEA


Cesc Fabregas Chelsea Nemanja Matic Manchester United

Fabregas, who turned down an offer of a night of passion with a fan after the clash , created six chances against Manchester United, while none of his team-mates created more than one. 


RAJIV VAN LA PARRA | HUDDERSFIELD TOWN


Rajiv van La Parra, Huddersfield Town

Van La Parra scored the only goal of the game against West Brom with his only shot on target, sealing an important three points for his newly promoted side.


MOHAMED SALAH | LIVERPOOL


Mohamed Salah

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Salah scored twice from three shots against West Ham, and also created three chances for his team-mates as Liverpool ran out 4-1 winners at the London Stadium.


ALVARO MORATA | CHELSEA


Alvaro Morata, Chelsea

As well as scoring the only goal of the game with yet another superb header, Morata had 10 touches in the opposition box against Manchester United; the most of any player in Sunday's games.

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