Premier League Team of the Week: Kane and Mata lead the line

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Lindsey Parnaby
The Tottenham forward continued his fine form while the Manchester United midfielder scored two excellent goals against Leicester City

JORDAN PICKFORD | EVERTON


Jordan Pickford Everton Chelsea Premier League

Everton stopper Pickford made five saves and kept a clean sheet to help his side to 0-0 draw against reigning champions Chelsea.


SERGE AURIER | TOTTENHAM HOTSPUR


Serge Aurier Tottenham West Ham Premier League

No Spurs player had more touches of the ball versus Burnley than Aurier (80), with the full-back also creating two goalscoring chances.


PHIL JAGIELKA | EVERTON


Phil Jagielka Everton

The Everton defender made more clearances (14) and blocks (5) than any other player from his team in their stalemate with Chelsea.


NICOLAS OTAMENDI | MANCHESTER CITY


Nicolas Otamendi Manchester City

Otamendi (153) attempted more passes than any other Man City player in their dominant 4-0 win over Bournemouth.


FABIAN DELPH | MANCHESTER CITY


Fabian Delph, Manchester City, 17/18

Delph completed 95.2 per cent of his 83 passes and made more tackles (4) and interceptions (4) than any other Man City player.


PHILIPPE COUTINHO | LIVERPOOL


Philippe Coutinho Liverpool

The Brazilian has been involved in 16 goals in 11 away matches in all competitions (nine goals, seven assists).


JOE ALLEN | STOKE CITY


Joe Allen Stoke City Premier League

The midfielder scored and assisted in the same Premier League game for the first time in his career.


RAHEEM STERLING | MANCHESTER CITY


Raheem Sterling Manchester City

Sterling has been directly involved in 16 league goals this season (12 goals, 4 assists), his best-ever return in a single Premier League campaign.


PASCAL GROSS | BRIGHTON AND HOVE ALBION


Pascal Gross Brighton and Hove Albion Premier League

Gross has been directly involved in nine Premier League goals this season (four goals, five assists), four more than any other Brighton player.


JUAN MATA | MANCHESTER UNITED


Juan Mata Manchester United Leicester City

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Mata has been involved in five goals in his last four Premier League appearances against Leicester City (four goals, one assist).


HARRY KANE | TOTTENHAM HOTSPUR


Harry Kane Tottenham Burnley

The England forward has scored 36 Premier League goals in 2017 – no player has ever scored more in a calendar year in the competition (Alan Shearer 36 in 1995).

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