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Premier League: Team of the Week

Published 28/02/2016

Striker Saido Berahino is back in favour and back among the goals at West Brom.
Striker Saido Berahino is back in favour and back among the goals at West Brom.

Team of the week (4-3-3): Schmeichel; Ivanovic, Rose, Morgan, Dawson, Rose; Fabregas, Gardner, Antonio, Arnautovic; Berahino, Rashford.

1. Kasper Schmeichel, Leicester. Played 90 minutes (1-0 v Norwich) - Few shots to save but calming presence and collected crosses and punched well when Leicester had to clear lines.

2. Branislav Ivanovic, Chelsea. Played 90 minutes (2-1 v Southampton) - Strong at the back before popping up in the 89th minute with well-directed header to decide outcome.

3. Danny Rose, Tottenham. Played 90 minutes (2-1 v Swansea) - Played like an axillary attacker at times and got his reward by hammering home precious late goal.

4. Wes Morgan, Leicester. Played 90 minutes (1-0 v Norwich) - Formidable barrier both on the floor and in air as Leicester kept sixth clean sheet in nine league games.

5. Craig Dawson, West Brom. Played 90 minutes (3-2 v Crystal Palace) - Bullet header for Baggies' second goal and volleyed pass started move which led to Berahino winner.

6. Cesc Fabregas, Chelsea. Played 90 minutes (2-1 v Southampton) - Squeezed equaliser into far corner and inspired strong finale which produced winner.

7. Craig Gardner, West Brom. Played 90 minutes (3-2 v Crystal Palace) - Impact at both ends as scored, hit post with free-kick and produced goal-line clearance.

8. Michail Antonio, West Ham. Played 90 minutes (1-0 v Sunderland) - Lovely skill and curled shot for goal, and almost added second with fierce snapshot.

9. Marko Arnautovic, Stoke. Played 89 minutes (2-1 v Aston Villa) - Kept nerve with emphatic penalty and was generally lively as bundled home second from close-range.

10. Saido Berahino, West Brom. Played 90 minutes (3-2 v Crystal Palace) - Back in favour and back among the goals, on target with neat volley and also hit crossbar.

11. Marcus Rashford, Manchester United. Played 80 minutes (3-2 v Arsenal) - Fairytale start to senior career continued as quicksilver teenager scored twice in three minutes.

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