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Premier League Team of the Week: Find out who starred on Matchday 1

Aug 18, 2014, 9:40 PM EDT

After a dramatic first week of Premier League action, eleven players shone above the rest.

In the video above you can see the reasons why they were picked for the Team of the Week.

Hull City’s duo of James Chester and Allan McGregor made it after Chester scored the game-winner vs. QPR and McGregor saved a penalty late on to preserve the victory. Ron Vlaar captained Aston Villa to victory away at Stoke, while Tottenham debutant Eric Dier scored a game-winner in stoppage time on his debut against West Ham.

Liverpool’s Raheem Sterling bagged a goal against Saints and looked sharp throughout, Morgan¬†Schneiderlin hit the crossbar and was stylish in midfield for Saints. Aaron Ramsey bagged a late winner for Arsenal against Palace, while Gylfi Sigurdsson did likewise for Swansea in their historic victory away against Manchester United. Manchester City’s new signing from FC Port, Fernando, put in a sublime defensive display against Newcastle to round off the midfielders selected.

Up top Leonardo Ulloa scored on his Leicester debut as they drew with Everton 2-2, while West Brom’s Saido Berahino scored twice for the Baggies in their draw with Sunderland.

Matchday 1 – Premier League Team of the Week (Formation: 3-5-2)

GK: Allan McGregor

Defenders: Eric Dier, James Chester, Ron Vlaar

Midfielders: Raheem Sterling, Gylfi Sigurdsson, Fernando, Morgan Schneiderlin, Aaron Ramsey

Forwards: Leonardo Ulloa, Saido Berahino

  1. victorscamorza - Aug 18, 2014 at 9:56 PM

    No Cesc Fabregas? Are you kidding me? Gylfi yes, Sterling, most certainly, where is Cesc? Did you guys go to sleep before the Chelsea game? This is ludicrous.

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