FanXT Gameweek 26 Team of the Week

Goalkeeper

Thibaut Courtois

It was once again a tight call, as Hugo Lloris was also greatly impactful against West Ham United and the rejuvenated Mignolet guarding his 10th clean sheet of the season. The Belgian superstar was absolutely busy when The Clarets visited Stamford Bridge. Courtois had a long battle with Burnley forward, Ashley Barnes who had ample of luck to remain on the pitch after an awful challenge on Matic. It was an exhibition of excellence by the Chelsea goal guardian with string of remarkable saves. Battle for the place at the utmost level, Cech vs Courtois!

Defenders

Martin Skrtel – It was hard-hitting rain and roaring crowd at the St Mary’s Stadium, yet the Slovakian maintained his backline’s positive vibes with commanding performance. He ensured Graziano Pelle remained hushed throughout the match. Strong shield for your dream team!

Branislav Ivanovic – The exuberant full-back is finding the back of the net casually as he broke the deadlock in the 14th minute at Stamford Bridge against Burnley. He completely dominates the flank, both defensively as well as offensively.

Per Mertesacker – The German international gave an alarming call for new addition, Paulista that he owns the vital spot, partnering Koscielny. The towering center back was dominant with his aerial ability.

Aaron Cresswell – The Hammers full-back swung in a tempting cross for Kouyate who found the back of the net. Besides the cross, his immense work-rate along the flank deserves credit.

Midfielders

Philippe Coutinho – The Brazilian hammered a stunning goal to beat Fraser Forster in the 3rd minute of the match to silence the Southampton crowd. He has been their spark in the midfield, holding the ball brilliantly in tight spots and somehow opening leeway for attackers. Upcoming match against Manchester City would be a skintight battle, will Rodgers pile the fatigue looking Coutinho once again?

Jonjo Shelvey – The maverick midfielder scored a cracker at the Liberty Stadium to taste success twice on Manchester United this season. The former Liverpool man also assisted Ki with a terrifying cross into the box.

David Silva – The sizzling Spaniard had a party against the frantic Newcastle defense. The former Valencia man notched a brace and registered an assist in the 5-0 riot.

Esteban Cambiasso – The former Inter Milan midfielder is undeniably one of the most decorated players in the world. The 34-year old clinched his third goal for Leicester City at Goodison Park with a clinical strike. He also dominated the middle of the park with fine passing vision.

Strikers

Harry Kane – The demand-rising forward of Spurs scored in open play earlier but was ruled offside, moreover he constantly gave tough examination for Adrian in goal. His quick dribble in The Hammers penalty area, got him fouled. He stepped up and was denied by Adrian in the initial shot, yet the ball rebounded kindly to him to smash home his 14th goal of the campaign.

Sergio Aguero – It was a close pick between his striking partner, Eden Dzeko. The Argentinian made no mistake from the spot kick to secure his 17th goal of the season. He seized the team of the week with his exceptional work-rate as well as enthusiasm breaking forward.

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