After each round of Premier League fixtures, ESPN FC brings you its Team of the Weekend. Our panel of experts carefully selects 11 star performers along with a manager.
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Goalkeeper: Sunday's game against West Ham proved to be another frustrating one for Manchester United, who have now drawn their last four Premier League games at Old Trafford. A big reason for the latest stalemate was a certain Darren Randolph, who was on hand to bail out the visitors with several fine saves. "Keeps the Hammers in the game when it matters most," said Gab Marcotti, whose fellow Team of the Weekend panelist Paul Mariner described Randolph's display as an "amazing performance."
Right-back: What a season it's turning out to be for Victor Moses, who seems to be improving with every game under Antonio Conte. The Nigeria international turned in another eye-catching performance in Chelsea's 2-1 victory against Tottenham and a match-winning one at that, with his goal capping off a comeback win. Marcotti and Mariner both had their heads turned by Mosses, with the latter stating that he is "getting better every week."
Centre-back: Saturday at Burnley certainly did not make for a comfortable afternoon for Manchester City, but the visitors managed to weather the storm and come from behind to record the victory. Nicolas Otamendi was the key to City staying tight at the back after conceding an early goal and then standing up to a late Clarets siege. Mariner said the Argentine was "strong in the tackle and a good organiser" while, as Marcotti puts it, he remained "large and in charge at the back."
Centre-back: Mariner plumped for Cesar Azpilicueta, while Marcotti singled out Laurent Koscielny. Though the Arsenal man helped repel a lively Bournemouth attack, Azpilicueta gets the nod for offering further proof against Tottenham as to why Conte was right to select a natural full-back in a central role, despite competition from John Terry and Branislav Ivanovic. Mariner sums up Azpilicueta's display against Spurs rather nicely: "He did not put a foot wrong all game."
Left-back: James Milner at left-back. You probably would've laughed if you'd heard that at the beginning of the season, but he has solved a problem position for Jurgen Klopp by, as Mariner notes, "putting in excellent performances both in attack and defence," just as he did in the weekend's 2-0 win against Sunderland. The game also brought with it Milner's fifth successful penalty spot of the campaign.
Midfield: Saturday brought a huge win for Swansea and Bob Bradley against Crystal Palace and central as anyone to that result was Leroy Fer, who managed to score two goals along the way. "He was a driving force in midfield for the Swans," says Mariner, with Marcotti adding: "The game is a multi-car pileup but you can't ignore the fact that Fer is there to bag two goals. "
Midfield: Jurgen Klopp's bandwagon just keeps rolling. Saturday's win over Sunderland made it eight victories from the last 10 in the Premier League for Liverpool, who sit just a point off the top. While the likes of Philippe Coutinho, Sadio Mane and Roberto Firmino have drawn many plaudits, captain Jordan Henderson remains key. "Henderson is showing he is the driving force in midfielder for Liverpool," Mariner notes, while Marcotti adds: "Growing into just the kind of midfielder Klopp craves."
Midfield: Since he joined Manchester United, Paul Pogba has faced criticism for failing to consistently turn in the performances expected from a world-record £89.3 million signing, but it seems he is beginning to live up to that humongous price tag. His latest display saw him register an assist and stand out in the frustrating draw against West Ham, with Marcotti noting: "He sets up [Zlatan] Ibrahimovic, shows personality, dispenses assists. This is why United paid what they paid for him."
Forward: Man City weren't at their free-flowing attacking best against Burnley but they got the job done. They can thank Sergio Aguero for that, with the Argentina international bagging his 15th and 16th goals of the season to turn the game on its head and secure Pep Guardiola's side three points. "They may have been scrambled goals, but they still count," Marcotti says. "Right place, right time to feast on the service." Mariner adds: "The goal machine continues to score."
Forward: He's struggled to reproduce the form at Middlesbrough that made him look so dangerous during the first half of his spell at Man City, but Alvaro Negredo came up trumps for Aitor Karanka's side against Leicester. His goals in the 2-2 draw will grab the headlines, but the Spaniard's all-round display also deserves special praise, with Marcotti more than happy to lavish some on him: "He flagged in the long-run but he gives everything for most of the game and is rewarded with two big goals."
Forward: The final spot is a toss-up between Swansea's Fernando Llorente and Alexis Sanchez of Arsenal, who both hit braces to inspire their sides to victory. Mariner is calling for Llorente and Marcotti for Sanchez but, given it was Llorente who scored two injury-time goals from the bench to bag struggling Swansea a first win under Bob Bradley, he simply has to make the cut. "What an impact," Mariner purrs.
Manager: There are no disagreements to be had when it comes to selecting the man in the dugout. Antonio Conte is our standout candidate after guiding his Chelsea side back to the top of the Premier League table with a seventh straight league win, not to mention inflicting a first league defeat of the season on Mauricio Pochettino's Tottenham. "Goes a goal down for the first time in ages but simply turns the screws," Marcotti says, with Mariner adding of the Italian: "He has his boys flying."