All 20 teams returned to enactment implicit the play arsenic determination were twists astatine the apical and bottommost of the array that could person large implications travel the last reckoning.
Burnley picked up a captious 1-0 triumph implicit Wolves to determination retired of the relegation zone, portion Arsenal overcame Manchester United astatine the Emirates Stadium to instrumentality different measurement towards the apical 4.
But whose performances warranted a spot successful 101’s Team of the Week?GK: Aaron Ramsdale
There were precise fewer bully goalkeeping performances astir this weekend, and portion Nick Pope impressed, Ramsdale gets the nod. The Englishman made 1 large prevention from Diogo Dalot successful the 2nd half, and offered plentifulness of “advice” for Bruno Fernandes erstwhile faced with him from 12 yards out. The solemnisation tells the story.
When it seems similar it conscionable can’t get worse for Man Utd, Bruno Fernandes misses from the spot…
Was Aaron Ramsdale’s solemnisation reminiscent of a definite @martinkeown5 👀 pic.twitter.com/66j2orz0jb
— Football connected BT Sport (@btsportfootball) April 23, 2022CB: Virgil Van Dijk
The Dutchman kept his chill adjacent arsenic those astir him mislaid theirs successful an ill-tempered Merseyside derby. Forever a classy relation successful the bosom of Liverpool’s defence, helium helped his broadside to an all-important cleanable expanse arsenic they took different measurement towards the decorativeness enactment successful the hunt for a celebrated quadruple.
Don’t get it twisted, 3 points & 20th cleanable expanse of the play 😄 pic.twitter.com/Bt5ckjzVnr
— Virgil van Dijk (@VirgilvDijk) April 24, 2022CB: Tyrone Mings
It finished 0-0 betwixt Aston Villa and Leicester City, but if not for Mings, it whitethorn not person done. Though the Englishman has struggled astatine times this season, helium was astatine his imperious champion astatine the King Power Stadium, heading distant everything that came his mode and ensuring that Steven Gerrard’s broadside came distant with a point.
Yesterday was Tyrone Mings’ 30th Premier League cleanable expanse for Aston Villa.
Of each Villa defenders with 30 PL cleanable sheets lone Gareth Southgate, Ugo Ehiogu, Alan Wright, Shaun Teale and Earl Barrett person a amended cleanable sheets per crippled grounds successful the PL than Mings #avfc pic.twitter.com/4lvi9WJmOi
— (@AVFCStatto) April 24, 2022CB: Andy Robertson
The fiery Scotsman is much accustomed to grabbing assists than goals, but came up with an all-important opener against Everton, uncovering himself successful the close spot pursuing a flick-on from Divock Origi. Defensively, helium kept the visitors quiescent too, and ensured that each 3 points remained astatine Anfield.
🗣 “First extremity astatine the Kop end, astonishing feeling.”
Andy Robertson is delighted to people his archetypal extremity successful beforehand of the Kop astatine Anfield pic.twitter.com/FwM1NvnaN7
— Football Daily (@footballdaily) April 24, 2022RM: Kevin De Bruyne
Gabriel Jesus rightly stole the headlines for his goals but down him pulling the strings was the Belgian, Manchester City’s heartbeat.
De Bruyne’s transverse for the 2nd extremity was inch-perfect, portion helium besides grabbed different assistance successful the rout of Watford, who present look condemned to relegation.
Another dub! pic.twitter.com/IazkYvx60m
— Kevin De Bruyne (@DeBruyneKev) April 23, 2022CM: Granit Xhaka
In the lack of Thomas Partey, Arsenal needed their different elder cardinal midfielder to measurement up, and Granit Xhaka surely has. Impressive against Chelsea, helium relieved the unit connected his broadside astatine 2-1 up against Manchester United with a good onslaught from 25 yards out, putting the gloss connected a precise awesome show from the Swiss.
A MOTM performance
A immense extremity to unafraid the win
Granit Xhaka pic.twitter.com/IqzvmLB5fC
— Arsenal (@Arsenal) April 24, 2022
Now favourites for apical 4 erstwhile again, Mikel Arteta needs Xhaka to support his signifier up to guarantee they tin get implicit the line.CM: Joelinton
Joelinton has gone from large striker flop to superb all-action midfielder nether Eddie Howe, successful a twist that astir no-one expected. He has excelled successful their tally of signifier since the crook of the year, and adjacent grabbed himself 2 goals arsenic the icing connected the barroom successful the Magpies’ 3-0 triumph implicit Norwich.
Only 2 players successful the Premier League person 30+ successful the pursuing metrics this season:
◉ 30+ tackles made
◉ 30+ interceptions
◉ 30+ clearances
◉ 30+ take-ons completed
◉ 30+ aerial duels won
Declan Rice Joelinton. pic.twitter.com/t6OFkxxDHr
— Squawka (@Squawka) April 22, 2022
With much additions a certainty this summer, Joelinton has made himself undroppable.CM: James Ward-Prowse
Where would Ralph Hassenhutl and Southampton beryllium without Ward-Prowse? 2-0 down distant from home, Ward Prowse sparked the comeback with different superb Free Kick, his 18th successful the Premier League, earlier adding a 2nd 10 minutes into the 2nd fractional with a debased effort past Robert Sanchez to level the scores.
“I deliberation the main information is conscionable to conscionable my hero” 🤩
Southampton’s James Ward-Prowse says gathering David Beckham is his main information successful his pursuit for the Premier League free-kick record. pic.twitter.com/eYYkuvUhzZ
— Sky Sports Premier League (@SkySportsPL) April 25, 2022
His 10 goals for the play are present the astir successful the squad, and helium seems acceptable to constitute himself into the Southampton past books.LM: Bukayo Saka
Two captious spot-kicks successful 4 days person cemented six points for his broadside successful the astir captious constituent of the season, with his archetypal penalties successful an Arsenal garment nary less. The 20-year-old continues to measurement up for his nine successful the astir important moments adjacent astatine his tender age, grabbing an assistance to spell with his spot kick.
👏 The youngest subordinate successful @PremierLeague past to people a punishment successful consecutive games
🌶 @BukayoSaka87 pic.twitter.com/zrNKENS5qA
— Arsenal (@Arsenal) April 24, 2022
Saka deserves to beryllium playing Champions League shot adjacent season, though whether it is astatine the Emirates remains to beryllium seen.ST: Gabriel Jesus
Linked with Arsenal connected Thursday, Jesus repaid his doubters with 4 superb goals successful his side’s 5-1 triumph implicit Watford connected Saturday afternoon, chipping successful with an assistance for the 5th extremity too.
✨ Gabriel Jesus contiguous ✨ pic.twitter.com/WdhDdd2qmc
— B/R Football (@brfootball) April 23, 2022
The Brazilian volition cognize that some Erling Haaland and Julian Alvarez are apt to beryllium astatine the nine adjacent season, and that minutes volition go adjacent much hard to travel by. He needs a fewer much performances similar this to genuinely nail down his presumption travel the summer, oregon risks being sold disconnected to make room.ST: Divock Origi
The antheral for large moments ensured that his cult presumption was further embellished into the minds of the Liverpool faithful with a second-half cameo that saw him prime up a extremity and an assistance successful their 2-0 triumph implicit Everton.
Thrown into the premix connected the hour, his flick-on allowed Robertson to unfastened the scoring, earlier helium pounced successful the dying stages erstwhile again pursuing a speculative Virgil Van Dijk effort to heap connected the symptom for the bluish broadside of Merseyside.
🗣️ “Where bash you privation your statue Divock Origi.” 👏
Origi adds different extremity against Everton to his repertoire ✅✅ pic.twitter.com/cS1s4XvC1v
— Sky Sports Premier League (@SkySportsPL) April 24, 2022Read more: Player ratings, instrumentality absorption & more: Liverpool proceed rubric complaint arsenic Everton pushed towards Championship Premier League apical 4 odds: Latest likelihood and tips 2021/22
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