It was another exhilarating week of Premier League action with some shocking upsets, hard fought derbies and goals galore.
The top teams in the Premier League kept their title surge going, as Chelsea, Tottenham and Arsenal claimed emphatic victories. This wasn’t the case for Manchester City though, with Pep Guardiola stung by a dominant Everton.
Liverpool too would have been hoping for much better, as Manchester United snatched a late draw at Old Trafford in the North-West derby.
There were a lot of brilliant individual performances this past weekend, and we bring you or pick for the Premier League Team of the Week for GW 21.
Simon Mignolet (GK)
The Belgian goalkeeper was one of the most important players on the pitch for Liverpool against Manchester United. Mignolet showed composure and was an assured presence in goal for the Reds.
Whether it was diving low on the right to keep out a Zlatan Ibrahimovic shot or coming forward to punch away a Henrikh Mkhitaryan corner, Mignolet proved to be a difficult man to beat for the Red Devils.
Seamus Coleman (RB)
The Irishman was one of the chief architects of Everton’s 4-0 destruction of Manchester City. He was precise, powerful and pacy, playing a huge role in two of the Toffees’ goals as a right wing-back. The clean sheet is also a nice touch.
Dejan Lovren (CB)
The man who Pogba just couldn’t handle, Lovren won the penalty for Liverpool in the first half with his dogged determination. The Croatian was a huge danger on set-pieces.
Lovren also made sure to track back and shore up the defence in the absence of his regular partner Joel Matip.
Shkodran Mustafi (CB)
The German center-half is still to lose a game in an Arsenal shirt. His summer arrival from Valencia revitalized the Gunners defence, and he put in yet another rock solid performance for them in their 4-0 mauling of Swansea City.
Marcos Alonso (LB)
The Spanish left wing-back was superb, rising up to the occasion in the absence of his compatriot Diego Costa. His first goal was a beauty, and the second with his left foot wasn’t too bad either.
Alonso became only the third Chelsea defender to score a brace in the Premier League, and we witnessed the rare sight of a defender hunting aggressively for a hat-trick.
Alexis Sanchez (RW)
Alexis Sanchez is the angry young man of Arsenal these days, and showed as much when he was taken off by manager Arsene Wenger with the match well and truly finished off.
However, his performances continue to be sublime. The Chilean found the back of the net once again to score his 14th goal of 2016-17, and is joint top-scorer in the Premier League this season with Diego Costa and Zlatan Ibrahimovic.
Tom Davies (CM)
It was a brilliant show from the Everton academy product, as his side ran circles around Manchester City. The teenager carved the opposition open with a beautiful pass to Kevin Mirallas for Everton to score the opening goal, eventually through Lukaku.
To cap off an imperious performance, Davies ran more than halfway across the pitch and then dinked Claudio Bravo to make it 3-0. Blockbuster stuff!
Christian Eriksen (CM)
Christian Eriksen is so often the pivot in Tottenham attack, and he showed just why against West Brom. The Dane created the most chances in the game (4) and notched up an assist when Gareth McAuley deflected the ball into his own net.
It seems that in Eriksen, Spurs have finally found the heir to their former midfield hero Luka Modric.
Before Diego Costa had the alleged bust-up with Antonio Conte, he was up in the face of Pedro in the Blues’ last game against Tottenham Hotspur. The latter took it upon himself to replace the former against Leicester City though, putting in a fine performance.
Pedro killed the game with his goal making it 3-0, and has now been involved in more goals already this season than he was in the whole of last season.
Harry Kane (FW)
Tottenham’s favourite son was a hungry, predatory beast against West Brom. The Englishman notched up a hat-trick, but could have scored so many more, as he constantly forced saves out of goalkeeper Ben Foster.
The triple strike takes his tally for the season to 13 and puts him right back in the running in the race for the Golden Boot.
Andy Carroll (FW)
West Ham United have been in the news for all the wrong reasons recently. With a poor start to life at the Olympic Stadium and the imminent departure of Dimitri Payet, there wasn’t a lot for the Hammers to feel cheery about.
Andy Carroll changed all that though, with an astonishing scissors kick that was the highlight of their 3-0 win over Crystal Palace.