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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2Manchester UnitedMan Utd128222762126
3Chelsea1281323101325
4Tottenham HotspurSpurs127232091123
5Liverpool126422417722
6Arsenal127142216622
7Burnley12642129322
8Watford125341921-218
9Brighton & Hove AlbionBrighton124441313016
10Huddersfield TownHuddersfield12435817-915
11Newcastle UnitedNewcastle124261114-314
12Leicester CityLeicester123451618-213
13Bournemouth124171114-313
14Southampton12345914-513
15Stoke CityStoke123451524-913
16Everton123361224-1212
17West Bromwich AlbionWest Brom12246918-910
18West Ham UnitedWest Ham122371125-149
19Swansea CitySwansea12228715-88
20Crystal Palace12129624-185