The mid-week European results should be kept in mind while selecting the team.
And then there was one. Liverpool remains the only unbeaten side in the Premier League as Norwich City triumphed over defending champions Manchester City thanks to a brilliant team performance.
Liverpool came back from a goal down to beat Newcastle while manchester United got back to winning ways against Leicester thanks to a Marcus Rashford penalty.
A goal-filled entertainer saw Chelsea get the better of Wolverhampton Wanderers while Arsenal had to share the spoils against a modified Watford side. Tottenham thrashed Crystal Palace by brilliant Serge Aurier and Heung-Min Son performances
Gameweek 5 Review- 58 Points
Despite Tottenham beating Crystal Palace by 4 goals, captain Harry Kane only got 10 points. Sadio Mane got 15 points in Gameweek 5 for his brace against Newcastle while Andrew Robertson’s assist gave him 5 points.
Hugo Lloris’s valiant effort between the sticks gave him 8 points while Joshua King’s two assists against Everton left him with 10.
John McGinn got three points, while Raul Jimenez and Erik Pieters got two each. Kyle Walker, Daniel Ceballos and Kevin de Bruyne had a disappointing week, contributing only one point each. The team finished comfortably above average.
Gameweek 6 Transfers
With the likes of Tammy Abraham and Teemu Pukki finding themselves amongst goals, a need for a transfer in the attack has become imminent. Raul Jimenez goes out with the Mexican looking unlikely to produce on a regular basis. Tammy Abraham is brought in for the Wolves striker.
Daniel Ceballos and John McGinn are also potential transfer candidates and are monitored this week in terms of output.
Gameweek 6 Line-up
The forward trio is expected to earn the most points in this week
4-3-3 is the system chosen this week. Hugo Lloris continues his stint in front of goal. While both the keepers have tough away fixtures, Tom Heaton’s Aston Villa travel to Emirates to face Arsenal. Therefore Heaton occupies the spot in the bench.
Andrew Robertson is on the bench this week owing to his side’s testing trip to Chelsea. Kyle Walker, Patrick van Aanholt, Erik Pieters and Jamaal Lascelles start.
In midfield, Sadio Mane, Daniel Ceballos and Kevin de Bruyne start. The Belgian is made the captain for the week owing to a home match against bottom-placed Watford. Hamza Choudhury and John McGinn are dropped.
Joshua King, Harry Kane and Tammy Abraham start with the Chelsea striker being named the vice-captain for the week.
Liverpool’s winning run faces another real test as they visit Stanford bridge to face Lampard’s young and energetic Chelsea. Arsenal and Manchester City both have home fixtures against Aston Villa and Watford respectively. Leicester, fresh from a tough trip to Old Trafford, welcome Pochettino’s Spurs to the King Power Stadium while their last week’s opponents Manchester United, travel to London to face West ham.