Arsenal were the only casualties in a round where all the title contenders marched with comfortable wins. Here we look into the best set of players plying the field from this Premier League midweek saga.
Tom Heaton (Burnley): The Burnley goalkeeper kept them at bay with a commanding performance. He also saved the penalty, but which was ultimately converted on the rebound, where the goal stood, which actually should have not.
Pablo Zabaleta (Manchester City): Zabaleta scored his first goal in more than two years time, and helped the Blues keep a clean sheet. Although the win was overshadowed by Gundogan’s injury.
Ashley Williams (Everton): William’s dramatic 86th minute winner gave The Toffees got a much needed win to give them a boost and that too against the likes of high-flying Arsenal. Koeman will be looking to keep this momentum going in this crucial period.
Seamus Coleman (Everton): The other Evertonian who was on the scoresheet, and is in the news for the right reason. Coleman was breathless that evening and showed real energy at the right side against Arsenal.
Kyle Walker (Spurs): The unsung hero in this Spurs lineup. An ever present this season, Walker showed true quality defending and going up in abundance to supply his forwards with his pin-point accuracy.
Adam Lallana (Liverpool): He just keeps on getting better. The England international was in inspired form yet again as his brace saw Liverpool sweep Middlesbrough aside at the Riverside.
Cesc Fabregas (Chelsea): Coming in for Hazard, very few would have thought that he would be the one to score the winner. He is now the second Spaniard, after Mikel Arteta, to score in 10 different Premier League seasons.
Paul Pogba (Manchester United): Paul Pogba was on the scoresheet yet again, and he gets a nod not only for that, but his overall performance in midfield. The Frenchman is slowly showing signs of the amount their club paid to bring him to Old Trafford.
Cristian Eriksen (Spurs): Scored a brace yet again, and set up the other goal. The Danish is the main reason why Spurs are finding the back of the net so easily in recent weeks.
Salomon Rondon (West Brom): Salamon Rondon becomes only the second player in history of the Premier League to score a Hattrick of headers in the same game. Those three goals just brushed up the game for them. He now has seven for the season.
Zlatan Ibrahimovic (Manchester United): Well, we have to agree that this guy can turn a match on his own if he wishes to. The evergreen Swede took his tally to nine (three behind joint-leaders Alexis Sanchez and Diego Costa) as his late winner gifted them a much-needed Premier League victory at the Selhurst Park.
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