Premier League Team of the Week: Salah shines against Chelsea

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Facing off against his old club, the Egypt international showed once again he a top-quality Premier League attacker with another goal

LUKASZ FABIANSKI | SWANSEA CITY


Lukasz Fabianski Swansea

Fabianski was busy Saturday, making five saves, more than any other goalkeeper in the Premier League on Matchday 13. It preserved a point for Swansea in a scoreless draw with Bournemouth. 


KIERAN TRIPPIER | TOTTENHAM HOTSPUR


Kieran Trippier Tottenham West Brom

Trippier created seven goal-scoring chances for team-mates, more than any other player at the weekend. It would largely count for nothing, however, as Spurs managed just a single goal in a 1-1 draw at home with West Brom.


ANDREAS CHRISTENSEN | CHELSEA


Andreas Christensen Chelsea

The defender posted a 96 per cent passing accuracy figure and was part of an excellent back line that kept Liverpool's vaunted attack to few chances and just one goal at Anfield.


LAURENT KOSCIELNY | ARSENAL


Laurent Koscielny Arsenal

Koscielny created two goal-scoring chances against Burnley and made a joint-game-high eight clearances in a hard-fought 1-0 win. 


MAMADOU SAKHO | CRYSTAL PALACE


Mamadou Sakho Crystal Place

The defender scored his third goal in the Premier League and his first since April 2016. It couldn't have come at a better time as it proved the stoppage-time winner in a 2-1 victory over Stoke. 


PIERRE-EMILE HOJBJERG | SOUTHAMPTON


Pierre-Emile Hojbjerg Southampton Everton

The midfielder attempted a game-high 96 passes and posted a 92 per cent passing accuracy rate in the process as Southampton rolled to a 4-1 win over struggling Everton


FERNANDINHO | MANCHESTER CITY


Fernandinho Manchester City Huddersfield

Fernandinho racked up 104 passes, the third-highest total in the top-flight at the weekend. He completed 93 per cent of them in a 2-1 win over Huddersfield Town


XHERDAN SHAQIRI | STOKE CITY


Xherdan Shaqiri Stoke City

Shaqiri has had a hand in six goals in his last six Premier League games (two goals, four assists). That includes scoring Stoke's opener Saturday, though the Potters went onto concede two goals afterward in the 2-1 loss to Crystal Palace


DUSAN TADIC | SOUTHAMPTON


Dusan Tadic Southampton Everton Premier League

Tadic racked up a goal and assist in Southampton's win over Everton on Sunday. He has now been directly involved in 41 Premier League goals (16 goals and 25 assists); the most of any Saints player since his debut in August 2014.


MOHAMED SALAH | LIVERPOOL


Mohamed Salah

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Salah scored his 10th league goal for Liverpool in his 13th game for them – no player scored more in their first 13 Premier League apps for the club (level with Daniel Sturridge) – showing Chelsea first hand he is certainly Premier League-quality. 


CHARLIE AUSTIN | SOUTHAMPTON


Charlie Austin Southampton Everton Premier League

Austin bagged a brace for Southampton in a dominant win on Sunday. The striker has had a hand in eight goals in his last 11 starts for Southampton in the Premier League (seven goals and one assist).

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