Sports Mole's Premier League Team of the Week

Sports Mole's Premier League Team of the Week
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Sports Mole picks out its Team of the Week after another goal-heavy weekend of Premier League action.

Forget handshakes. This weekend was all about goals in the Premier League as 24 of them were scored up and down the country.

While there were big wins for Arsenal and Manchester United, Tottenham Hotspur and Aston Villa both picked up their first victories of the campaign.

Chelsea's 100% record came to an end as they were held to a draw at Queens Park Rangers and champions Manchester City dropped two points against the LA Lakers, aka Stoke City.

Here, Sports Mole picks out the 11 players that stood out from the rest in the fourth week of fixtures.

Jussi Jaaskelainen (West Ham)
The veteran shotstopper had to pull off a string of saves to earn his side a point at Norwich.

Ron Vlaar (Aston Villa)
The Dutchman took no nonsense from a slippery Swansea attack as Villa got their first win of the campaign.
Jan Vertonghen (Tottenham Hotspur)
The Belgian international looked every bit the Premier League centre-back with a robust display against Reading.
Ryan Shawcross (Stoke City)
The Potters' unsung hero gave another rock-solid performance in his side's draw with champions Manchester City. He also pulled off a dramatic goalline clearance in the dying seconds to deny the visitors the win.
Alex Buttner (Man Utd)
The Dutch youngster certainly wasn't afraid of a tackle against Wigan and capped a fine 90 minutes with a well-deserved goal. Patrice Evra must have been mortified.

Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain (Arsenal)
The 19-year-old had no scruples playing against his old club as a typically-dynamic show against Southampton contributed to the Gunners' 6-1 mauling of the newly-promoted side.
Paul Scholes (Man Utd)
Seven hundred games in for United and the midfielder looks as influential as ever. Was only fitting that he marked that milestone with a goal versus Wigan.
Santi Cazorla (Arsenal)
The jinking Spaniard has taken to the Premier League like a feathered animal to H2O and pulled the strings again in his side's 6-1 thrashing of Southampton.
Damien Duff (Fulham)
The Irishman rarely gets the credit he deserves but he caused the West Brom defence all sorts of problems down the flanks to help Fulham get back to winning ways.

Dimitar Berbatov (Fulham)
"When I'm happy great things happen," said the modest Bulgarian after his cool brace against West Brom. Enough said.
Jermain Defoe (Tottenham Hotspur)
The England striker was a constant threat at Reading and bagged two trademark goals to help his team to their first win of the season.

Dimitar Berbatov
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TeamPWDLFAGDPTS
1Manchester CityMan City65102121916
2Manchester UnitedMan Utd65101721516
3Chelsea6411125713
4Tottenham HotspurSpurs6321105511
5Liverpool63211211111
6Watford6321910-111
7Huddersfield TownHuddersfield62315329
8Burnley62316519
9Newcastle UnitedNewcastle63036519
10West Bromwich AlbionWest Brom52214408
11Southampton622245-18
12Arsenal521278-17
13Brighton & Hove AlbionBrighton621357-27
14Everton6213411-77
15Swansea CitySwansea612337-45
16Stoke CityStoke6123510-55
17Leicester CityLeicester6114912-34
18West Ham UnitedWest Ham6114613-74
19Bournemouth6105411-73
20Crystal Palace6006013-130
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