Premier League team of the week: Man City dominate midfield with Zaha and Abraham up front
Raheem Sterling, Kevin de Bruyne and Leroy Sane all make the team after dazzling performances in 7-2 win over Stoke
Goalkeeper: David de Gea (Manchester United) – His stop from Joel Matip must rank as one of the saves of the season. The Spaniard showed remarkable reflexes. Carl Recine / Reuters
Right-back: Joe Gomez (Liverpool) – Enhanced an improving reputation with an assured display to keep Anthony Martial quieter than usual at Anfield. Carl Recine / Reuters
Centre-back: Christian Kabasele (Watford) – Acquitted himself well against Alexandre Lacazette as Watford beat Arsenal to get a first home win under Marco Silva. Paul Childs / Reuters
Centre-back: Mamadou Sakho (Crystal Palace) – Besides anchoring the defence, showed his influence by geeing forward to set up Wilfried Zaha’s winner against Chelsea. Tony O'Brien / Reuters
Left-back: Jan Vertonghen (Tottenham) – Illustrated his versatility by going to left-back and then left wing-back and providing some fine crosses against Bournemouth. Matthew Childs / Reuters
Right midfield: Raheem Sterling (Manchester City) – Scored one and got two assists as Manchester City ran riot against Stoke. Only one player has more league goals. Andrew Yates / Reuters
Centre midfield: Kevin de Bruyne (Manchester City) – Two more assists and a demonstration of extraordinarily incisive passing from the Belgian. He has never played better. Andrew Yates / Reuters
Centre midfield: Tom Cleverley (Watford) – Deserved his injury-time winner against Arsenal. Captain Troy Deeney led the praise for the England international. Paul Childs / Reuters
Left midfield: Leroy Sane (Manchester City) – Another hugely productive City winger, the German took his tally to six in the season as his side thrashed Stoke 7-2. Jason Cairnduff / Reuters
Striker: Wilfried Zaha (Crystal Palace) – Moved up front in the absence of Christian Benteke, he ran Chelsea ragged to earn the bottom club a first win of the season. Tony O'Brien / Reuters
Striker: Tammy Abraham (Swansea) – His brace got Swansea a much-needed victory over Huddersfield. Chelsea may be regretting letting him leave on loan. Rebecca Naden / Reuters
Few surprises in the make-up of the midfield this week with three Manchester City players in following a superb display against Stoke City.
Raheem Sterling and Leroy Sane were on target in Saturday's masterclass, while
Kevin de Bruyne, as he has done on so many occasions already this season, pulled the strings, assisting for two of City's seven goals in their demolition of Stoke.
Crystal Palace's elusive first win of the campaign -
against champions Chelsea no less - sees two of their players occupy slots with centre-back Mamadou Sakho and forward match-winner Wilfried Zaha in Richard Jolly's team.
Swansea City's on-loan Chelsea striker Tammy Abraham's two goals against Huddersfield Town brought a much-needed three points to the South Wales club, and sees him occupy the second striker's berth alongside Zaha.
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Updated: October 16, 2017 11:42 AM