EPL Team of the Week

GK: Asmir Begovic (Chelsea)

It's not often that a keeper who concedes three goals will make the team of the week, but Chelsea's defeat to Manchester City could have been by an even larger margin had it not been for Begovic.

DF: John Stones (Everton)

When one considers that Louis van Gaal has not played David De Gea because the Spaniard has been unsettled by the transfer speculation surrounding him, Stones' performance against Southampton appears even more impressive. The 21-year-old was solid and alert in the Toffees' win over Southampton despite the transfer speculation surrounding him. A word for Stones' central defensive partner, Phil Jagielka who also caught the eye.

DF: Vincent Kompany (Manchester City)

After a poor 2014/15 campaign Kompany has started the new season with a bang. He was on top form against Chelsea, helping to nullify the Blues' attacking threat. With two goals from two league games, Kompany has already scored the same number of goals he managed last term.

DF: Russell Martin (Norwich City)

Another captain, and another defender getting in on the goals. Norwich heaped further woe on a hapless Sunderland side, with the Canaries' skipper impressing at both ends of the field.

MF: Jefferson Montero (Swansea City)

Montero has produced strong performances two week in a row now, as the Swans make a promising start to the campaign. On the opening day, Montero ran rings around Branislav Ivanovic and this time it was Newcastle's Daryl Janmaat who was made to look silly by tje Ecuadorian before the Magpies defender was sent off after just 41 minutes after picking up two yellow cards – both for fouls on the winger.

MF: Ross Barkley (Everton)

When Barkley is on his game he looks to be one of the brightest talents in England, but unfortunately for Everton, he struggled to find his best for most of last season. There were no such problems at St Mary's on Saturday, with the youngster running the show and rounding off the scoring with a lovely curling effort.

MF: Mesut Ozil (Arsenal)

After struggling in a poor Arsenal side against West Ham, the German was on his game against Crystal Palace, putting in an accomplished performance that was topped off with an assist.

MF: Fernandinho (Manchester City)

Perhaps his best performance in a City shirt. Fernandinho exhibited great power and strength as he shielded the City back four brilliantly. Grabbed a late goal to put the cherry on top of a great showing.

MF: Riyad Mahrez (Leicester City)

If to show that his performance in the opening week was no flash in the pan, Mahrez was a driving force in the Foxes side that is surprising many. With three goals from two games, Mahrez is the surprise name at the top of the goal-scoring charts.

ST: Romelu Lukaku (Everton)

The big Belgian tormented the Southampton defence, bullying his way around the park. The first of Lukaku's two goals on the day came courtesy of a skillful header, before he showed good pace and strength to find the back of the net after linking up expertly with Barkley.

ST: Sergio Aguero (Manchester City)

Aguero was a constant threat against Chelsea and while he did grab the all-important opening goal, on another day he could have had a hat-trick. The Argentine isn't even 100 percent fit yet, a worrying sign for defenders throughout the Premier League.

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