Premier League Team of the Week: Alexis and Otamendi shine

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The Arsenal star was in fine form, with his double helping the Gunners to a win over Crystal Palace

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    Jack Butland | Stoke City

    No goalkeeper made more saves than Butland in the Premier League on Boxing Day (seven, level with West Ham's Adrian).
  2. Trent Alexander-Arnold | Liverpool

    Alexander-Arnold (19 years, 2 months, 19 days) is the second youngest defender to score for Liverpool in the PL after Jamie Carragher (18 years, 11 months, 21 days).
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    Cesar Azpilicueta | Chelsea

    Since the start of last season Azpilicueta has racked up 10 Premier League assists — more than any other defender.
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    Nicolas Otamendi | Manchester City

    Otamendi completed 122 passes for Man City in a 1-0 win at Newcastle – seven more than all the outfield players of Newcastle managed combined (115).
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    Marcos Alonso | Chelsea

    In terms of goals from defenders, Alonso leads the way in the Premier League since the start of last season, with 11.
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    Cesc Fabregas | Chelsea

    Fabregas created seven goalscoring chances on Boxing Day (including one assist), more than any other Premier League player on the day.
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    Jesse Lingard | Manchester United

    Lingard has had a hand in 10 Premier League goals this season (six goals and four assists in 16 appearances) — more than in his previous three seasons combined (five goals and three assists in 51 games).
  8. Philippe Coutinho | Liverpool

    Coutinho has scored 19 Premier League goals from outside the box — one more than Robbie Fowler and second only to Steven Gerrard (33) among Liverpool players all time.
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    Dele Alli | Tottenham

    Alli has scored more Premier League goals versus Southampton (five) than any other opponent.
  10. Alexis Sanchez | Arsenal

    After a brace at Crystal Palace, Sanchez has now had a hand in 13 goals in his last 15 Premier League London derbies (10 goals, three assists).
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    Harry Kane | Tottenham

    With another hat-trick Kane has now scored 39 Premier League goals in 36 games in 2017 — the most by a player in a calendar year in the competition's history.