Premier League XI of Week 34

EPL Team of the Week

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The Premier League team of Week 34 is intriguing as there are some surprise names as well as the expected ones. This week, we saw a statement atop the league that could have perhaps decided the title early. Only time will tell if that is true. Here is you best XI of the Premier League -- Week 34 edition.

GK: Tim Howard

Tim Howard Everton USA World Cup Premier League goal keeper team of week 34
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GK: Tim Howard (Everton)

Tim Howard Everton USA World Cup Premier League goal keeper team of week 34
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With seven saves in a 1-0 Everton win at Sunderland, the American international easily wins in this category. Thanks to his heroics this season, Everton can realistically finish in fourth. He will be starting for the USA in this summer's World Cup, hoping to stop the likes of Cristiano Ronaldo, Asamoah Gyan and Mario Gomez from finding the back of his net.

RB: Branislav Ivanovic (Chelsea)

Branislav Ivanovic Chelsea right-back Premier League team of the week
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RB: Branislav Ivanovic (Chelsea)

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The Serbian international right-back helped his club record a much-needed 1-0 victory at Swansea to stay in the title race. He joined in the attack as usual, closed down defenders to dispossess them like he always does and covered his post throughout the 90 on both ends of the ball.

CB: Martin Skrtel (Liverpool)

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CB: Martin Skrtel (Liverpool)

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The Finnish international scored a sensational header against Manchester City in addition to defending as heartily as he usually does in a 3-2 victory. He has scored some pretty goals this season, but this has to be considered his very best.

CB: Cala (Cardiff City)

Cala Cardiff City Spain Premier League team of week 34
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CB: Cala (Cardiff City)

Cala Cardiff City Spain Premier League team of week 34
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This young Spanish center-back scored the only goal of the game to grab all three points away to a very stern Southampton side. He played very well in the heart of the defense, clearing away the danger time and time again. However, the game-winner earned him a spot in this edition of the EPL Team of the Week.

Erik Pieters

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LB: Erik Pieters (Stoke City)

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The Dutch international scored a stunning game-winner against Newcastle United from distance in addition to managing to shut down the left hand side of the field and helping to fill in gaps in midfield as well. That goal alone should earn himself a call-up to the Dutch national team as he is 25 and has enough experience to play at the highest level.

RM: Raheem Sterling (Liverpool)

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RM: Raheem Sterling (Liverpool)

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The English international scored a very smart opening goal for Liverpool at the weekend to compliment his impressive performance. Sprinting, holding the ball, dancing around defenders and helping his teammates to shine made him look remarkable. Making the team of the week is one thing, but making the World Cup this summer for England will be the best.

CM: David Silva (Manchester City)

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David Silva

David Silva Spain central-midfielder Manchester City Premier League team of the week
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The Spanish international scored one of the two goals in the 3-2 loss at Liverpool after some good work with teammates in the final third. His speed, vision, technique and patience all make him the player he is. Spain should consider starting him in this summer's edition of the World Cup.

CM: Phillippe Coutinho (Liverpool)

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CM: Phillippe Coutinho (Liverpool)

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The Brazilian midfielder scored the game-winner against Manchester City to keep his club atop the league standings. His ability to play well under pressure makes him the special talent he is. After scoring some important goals while playing some good games this season, he deserves a shot with Brazil who host this summer's World Cup.

LM: Christian Eriksen (Tottenham)

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LM: Christian Eriksen (Tottenham)

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Scoring the equalizing goal in the 90th minute to complete the remarkable comeback, Eriksen proved once again that he belongs in the starting 11 for his club and that he can make the difference.

ST: Demba Ba (Chelsea)

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ST: Demba Ba (Chelsea)

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After scoring the winner against Paris Saint-Germain a week ago to advance Chelsea into the UCL semifinals, the Senegalese international scored the winner at Swansea to keep his club in the title race. The more chances he receives from Jose Mourinho, the more he provides.

ST: Lucas Podolski (Arsenal)

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ST: Lucas Podolski (Arsenal)

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The German international sent a clear message to Joachim Low (German international coach) when he scored a brace against West Ham United in a 3-1 victory earlier today. His strength, passing, shooting, patience and ability to change the game in an instant enables him to play the way he does -- accurately and efficiently. If he does represent Germany in the World Cup, he will score and assist goals in impressive fashion.

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