Naija Super Eagles defender, Semi Ajayi leads the round 16 team of the week, following an impressive performance as West Brom picked up a point against Liverpool. My11 will be looking at a 3-4-3 formation.
Illan Meslier | He was in fine form as Leeds United defeated Burnley 1-0. He made 6 saves and won 5 aerial duels to help his team keep a clean sheet.
Kortney Hause | The Englishman had a solid performance as 10-men Aston Villa beat Crystal Palace 3-0. He scored one of the goals, had a game-high of 11 clearances and 9 aerial duels won. He also helped the Villans keep a clean sheet.
Yeri Mina | The Colombian put up a brilliant shift as Everton were 1-0 victors over Sheffield United. He had a game-high of 100 touches and 8 clearances, helping the Merseyside Blues keep a clean sheet.
Semi Ajayi | The Naija Super Eagles star was a solid rock for West Brom as they picked up a point against Liverpool at Anfield. He made 8 clearances in the match and scored a late equalizer to help the Magpies salvage a point.
Tomáš Souček | The Czech international continued his good run as he put up another lovely performance for West Ham in their 2-2 draw against Brighton. He won 8 aerial duels, 3 shots, and he scored a late equalizer for the Hammers.
André-Frank Zambo Anguissa | The Cameroonian put up a man of the match performance for Ola Aina’s Fulham in their goalless draw against in-form Southampton. He had a game-high of 6 dribbles, 10 tackles, 2 shots, and 3 interceptions.
Granit Xhaka | The Switzerland international put up his best performance in a long time for Arsenal, as the Gunners defeated London rivals Chelsea 3-1. Xhaka scored a magnificent free-kick in the encounter. He had the most passes of all Arsenal players in the encounter.
Bruno Fernandes | The Portuguese is just in an unstoppable form and in Manchester United’s 2-2 draw against Leicester City, he rose to the occasion again, scoring a goal and providing an assist. He had a game-high of 3 shots, 3 key passes, and 3 crosses.
Anwar El-Ghazi | The Dutchman has been at the heart of Aston Villa’s resurgence, scoring in 5 straight games, and in their 3-0 victory over Crystal Palace, and their Monday night football, he also hit the score sheet. In the win against the Eagles, he hit 5 shots and a game-high of 6 dribbles.
Harvey Barnes | The 23-year-old forward scored back-to-back long-range shots to help salvage points for Leicester City against Manchester United and Crystal Palace. He was a thorn in the flesh for the Red Devils and was fouled 4 times in the encounter.
Raheem Sterling | The England international had a very good game in Manchester City’s 2-0 win over Newcastle. He tore the Baggies defense with his mesmerizing skills, completing 3 dribbles and he was fouled 3 times. He provided the assist for the first goal.
Mikel Arteta | Following lots of criticism due to poor performance, the former midfielder led his team against Chelsea with young boys, and he tactically outsmarted and outclassed Frank Lampard. This win could be the turn of fortune for the Gunners.