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EPL 2016/17: Team of the Week, Gameweek 26

Tina Kaviraj
ANALYST
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652   //    27 Feb 2017, 14:15 IST
LONDON, ENGLAND - FEBRUARY 26:  Harry Kane of Tottenham Hotspur celebrates as he scores his teams third goal and completes his hattrick with teammates Kyle Walker and Jan Vertonghen during the Premier League match between Tottenham Hotspur and Stoke City at White Hart Lane on February 26, 2017 in London, England.  (Photo by Michael Regan/Getty Images)
Tottenham Hotspur celebrate their destruction of Stoke City

Gameweek 26 of the Premier League was a limited affair with the Manchester United and Manchester City game and Arsenal and Southampton game postponed to a later date due to Manchester United and the Saints’ involvement in the EFL Cup final.

However, there was plenty of action between the remainder of the sides; Chelsea extended their lead by 10 points at the top of the table and Tottenham climbed to second after scoring four goals against Stoke.

Sunderland remained at the bottom of the table after losing to Everton, who extended their unbeaten run, and West Brom kept up their recent good form with a victory against Bournemouth. The fixture between Hull City and Burnley ended in a stalemate, as did the game between the Hammers and Watford.

Here’s a look at Sportskeeda’s Team of the Week:


Goalkeeper

Wayne Hennessey

LONDON, ENGLAND - JANUARY 28: Wayne Hennessey of Crystal Palace looks on as the hail falls during the Emirates FA Cup Fourth Round match between Crystal Palace and Manchester City at Selhurst Park on January 28, 2017 in London, England.  (Photo by Steve Bardens/Getty Images)
Wayne Hennessey made four saves for Crystal Palace

Wayne Hennessey kept his side’s dream of escaping the relegation zone alive by keeping Boro players out of his goal. After Patrick van Aanholt gave the Eagles the lead, Hennessey had the responsibility of seeing the game through, making four saves. He stood in the way of an attempt each from Gaston Ramirez, Cristhian Stuani, and Ben Gibson.

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