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Salah Joins Two Africans In The EPL Team Of The Week

Mohamed Salah Joins Two Africans In The EPL Team Of The Week

By Keegan Kruger - Aug 28, 2017 01:00 PM @KeeganKruger

Liverpool winger Mohamed Salah's performance against Arsenal was enough to see him join two other African stars in this week’s Premier League Team of the Week.

Tired of reading? Click through the gallery above to see who made it into WhoScored.com's EPL Team of the Week.

For the second week in a row, there were 22 goals scored in the 10 fixtures of the gameweek, and the standout results were Liverpool’s 4-0 hammering of Arsenal, Newcastle upsetting West Ham 3-0 and Manchester United maintained their 100% winning start with a 2-0 victory over Leicester City.

The Reds lead the way when it comes to representation in the team as the Anfield side has five players in among this week's Best XI. While Burnley have two representative, Chelsea, Newcastle, Swansea and the Leicester each have one player.

This Team of the Week was compiled by statistics website WhoScored.com, who use their own algorithms and data to come up with their unique scoring system out of 10.

Here is WhoScored.com's Premier League Team of the Week:

GK: Kasper Schmeichel (Leicester City) – Rating 8

RB: Joe Gomez (Liverpool) – Rating 8.5

CB: Joel Matip (Liverpool) – Rating 8

CB: Ben Mee (Burnley) – Rating 7.9

LB: Chancel Mbemba (Newcastle) – Rating 8.4

RM: Mohamed Salah (Liverpool) – Rating 9

CM: Emre Can (Liverpool) – Rating 8.3

CM: Cesc Fabregas (Chelsea) – Rating 8.2

LM: Robert Brady (Burnley) – Rating 8.3

ST: Tammy Abraham (Swansea City) – Rating 8

ST: Roberto Firmino (Liverpool) – Rating 8.9

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Would you make any changes to your Team of the Week? Have your say in the comments section below.


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MOKOKOTLO Joined: 10 Sep 2015
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MOKOKOTLO Aug 29, 2017 09:21 AM
but i also think that mkhatarian needs to be in that team that guy is a jam
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Warras4khosi Aug 28, 2017 10:10 PM
Sarah Salah Salah
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MR E Aug 28, 2017 04:58 PM
Salah is still to give many teams hard time!
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Bakho10 Aug 28, 2017 02:11 PM
Salah making waves in EPL
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Alie555 Aug 28, 2017 01:42 PM
Breaking news: Orlando pirates signed salah,,, salah will be in S.A to train with Mighty buccaneer micho bring hope for the team 2017/18
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Motso Aug 28, 2017 01:18 PM
Salah rates more than every player on the team... He was a thorn to Arsenal yesterday

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