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Premier League: Team of the Week - Gameweek 4

Tim Howard kept a clean sheet against Tottenham Hotspur
Akash V
Modified 01 Sep 2015, 13:14 IST

Some of the biggest teams in England Chelsea, Liverpool and Manchester United lost this past weekend to Crystal Palace, West Ham and Swansea City respectively; theowners of the first threesurely looking at the possibility of getting fresh faces into the lineup before the end of the transfer-window.Elsewhere, there were victories for the other powerhouses, Arsenal and Manchester City, while slow-starters, Southampton and West Bromwich Albion, finally claimed their first victories of the new Premier League season.There were goals, debatable red cards, saves as the Premier League continues to entertain and excite fans all across the globe.Who made it to this weeks Team of the Week?

#1 Goalkeeper

Tim Howard – Everton

The veteran American goalkeeper has come under criticism over the past couple of years with Everton fans having an opinion that manager Roberto Martinez should replace the shot-stopper with someone younger and more capable. But it was the experience of Howard that saved Everton from defeat this past week as he was called into action six times during the game against Tottenham.

The 36-year-old goalkeeper’s most notable saves were from a Harry Kane shot, when he was one-on-one with the goalkeeper, from Ryan Mason moments later, and another save from Nacer Chadli that was certainly headed straight for the back of the net.

This was the second clean sheet in four games for Howard, and if the quality of saves in the last game is any indication, it is unlikely to be his last.

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Published 31 Aug 2015, 22:28 IST
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