This weekend saw a record-breaking Newcastle win, with EIGHT different scorers as they brushed Sheffield United aside. There was also an eventful North London Derby and another loss for Chelsea. Here's this week's best 11:

GK: Emiliano Martinez

Kept a clean sheet in a 1-0 away win at Stamford Bridge. Dealt with any Chelsea attempts well and made a number of saves when Chelsea players strayed offside, which he wasn't to know.

RB: Kieran Trippier

Provided a hat-trick of assists as Newcastle put Sheffield United to the sword, scoring eight goals and breaking an array of records. Trippier provided three assists for his teammates with three sensational crosses. He showed why he is one of the best crossers in the league and a vital role in Newcastle's attacking output. With difficult Champions League fixtures ahead, Trippier's set-pieces will be as useful as ever.

CB: James Tarkowski

After a difficult start to the season for Everton, they surprised many by showcasing an impressive performance against Brentford. Tarkowski handled Wissa very well and led the backline with his aerial dominance and progressive passes. He provided an assist after flicking on a cross to Doucoure and then headed home from a corner to put Everton back in front. Everton face Luton and Bournemouth next, which are games they will want to pick up points and will require another strong defensive performance.

CB: Jonny Evans 

The solution to Manchester United's injury crisis? Jonny Evans. Whilst his performance may have been slightly exaggerated on social media, he was instrumental in United's much-needed 1-0 against Burnley. United currently have over 12 first-team players out of the squad mainly due to injury but also other problems, Antony and Jadon Sancho. Eyebrows were raised after Ten Hag signed 35-year-old Jonny Evans, however, he showed he can still play at the top level and produce when needed. After scoring a header which was ruled out for offside, he floated a perfect ball over the Burnley back-line with his weaker foot which Fernandes expertly volleyed home. With games every three days for the next few weeks, Ten Hag will need to trust Evans until Varane and Martinez return, this performance should make that easier.

LB: Sven Botman

Botman was solid and composed throughout a reason why Sheffield United didn't make any real chance. He scored his first Premier League goal from a Trippier set-piece.

CM: Bruno Guimaraes

Guimaraes was exceptional in the center of a Newcastle side who were scoring goals for fun against Sheffield United. His outstanding performances last season were a massive factor in Newcastle's return to the Champions League. He has continued his form into this season, scoring, assisting, and getting fans on their feet with his Brazilian flair and skill. 

CM: Abdoulaye Doucoure

Scored a great volley early in the game to put Everton in control. He nearly scored again with a similar shot which unluckily hit the crossbar. He was comfortable on the ball and effective in breaking up play in midfield.

CAM: Bruno Fernandes

Scored the goal of the weekend which was a contender for Goal of the Season. One of the hardest techniques to execute in football and he made it look easy, reminiscent of Robin Van Persie's goal against Aston Villa a decade ago.

RW: Anthony Gordon

Gordon's most impressive performance in a Newcastle shirt, he assisted the first goal of the game which opened the floodgates. He also scored a well-placed finish from the edge of the box. He was a constant threat, running at players with his electric pace.

ST: Heung-min Son

Team of the Week for the second week running, and deservedly so after a heroic performance in the North London Derby. Playing through the middle he followed on from last weekend as Spur's main goal threat. He scored his first with a true striker's finish from Maddison's cut-back, after a great run to the near post. He then equalized seconds after Arsenal took the lead to dampen the mood in the Emirates.

LW: Kaoru Mitoma

Although he didn't start the game, Mitoma once again was the game-changer for Brighton. Mitoma came on at half-time and scored just a minute later to put Brighton ahead. He then scored again with a header, showing he can really do it all.

Sean Priest


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