FPL Team Of The Week- Gameweek 23

The Premier League witnessed a remarkable feat over the weekend as teams collectively scored a record-breaking 45 goals across ten matches during Gameweek 23. With such an abundance of stellar performances, selecting a standout team of the week becomes a challenging task, inevitably leaving some top players unrecognized.

Let’s have a look at the Top 11 Players for Gameweek 23.

Mark Flekken (Brentford)

Brentford‘s goalkeeper Mark Flekken, often playing second fiddle to David Raya, showcased his prowess in Monday’s match. Despite conceding a hat-trick to Phil Foden of Manchester City, the Dutch international delivered a standout performance. Flekken made an impressive twelve saves and notably became the first Premier League goalkeeper this season to provide an assist. Despite his efforts, Brentford ultimately fell to a 3-1 defeat against Manchester City, but Flekken’s performance couldn’t be faulted for the loss.

Kieran Trippier (Newcastle United)

Kieran Trippier (Photos by Getty Images)

Despite Newcastle United conceding four goals, right-back Kieran Trippier had a noteworthy performance in their 4-4 draw against Luton Town. Trippier contributed with an excellent assist for Sean Longstaff and also scored a crucial goal himself. While the defensive record may not be ideal, Trippier’s offensive contributions earned valuable Fantasy Premier League points for his team.

Jarrad Branthwaite (Everton)

The opening match of the Premier League weekend saw Everton secure a late 2-2 draw against Tottenham Hotspur, with defender Jarrad Branthwaite playing a pivotal role. Branthwaite’s stoppage-time equalizer earned Everton a crucial point. Despite conceding two spectacular goals from Richarlison, Branthwaite showcased his value in both defense and attack, emerging as a key player for the Toffees.

Micky van de Ven (Everton)

Despite Tottenham Hotspur conceding a late equalizer to Everton, defender Micky van de Ven can take pride in his performance at Goodison Park. Known for his exceptional speed and impeccable recovery tackles, van de Ven proved his worth in the heart of Spurs’ defense. His presence prevented Everton from finding the back of the net on multiple occasions, highlighting his importance to the team’s defensive solidity.

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Alex Moreno (Aston Villa)

Aston Villa’s left-back, Alex Moreno, has been in exceptional form recently, proving his critics wrong with consistent performances. Moreno demonstrated his quality once again by scoring a goal and helping Villa keep a clean sheet in their dominant 5-0 victory over Sheffield United at Bramall Lane. Despite initial scepticism, Moreno has established himself as a top-tier left-back in the Premier League, silencing doubters with his impressive displays.

Jorginho (Arsenal)

Jorginho (Photos by Getty Images)

In Arsenal’s quest to solidify their midfield this season, Jorginho has emerged as a vital component. Despite the presence of high-profile midfielders like Declan Rice and Alexis Mac Allister on the opposing side, the Italian maestro showcased his influence in the center of the park. Jorginho played a pivotal role in Arsenal’s impressive 3-1 victory against Liverpool, a result that propels them back into the title race. His performance highlighted his importance to the team’s success, making a strong case for his inclusion in Arsenal’s starting midfield, even when all players are fit.

Ross Barkley (Luton Town)

Ross Barkley’s resurgence at Luton Town has been a joy to watch during their Premier League campaign. In their entertaining 4-4 draw against Newcastle, Barkley once again showcased his excellent form with a goal and an assist at St James’ Park. Despite Luton Town’s misfortune in not securing the win, Barkley’s contributions underlined his stellar season and added to the excitement surrounding the team’s journey in the top flight.

Alejandro Garnacho (Manchester United)

Manchester United‘s victory over West Ham saw Alejandro Garnacho shine as the standout performer for the Red Devils. The Argentine winger impressed with a brace, showcasing his adaptability and effectiveness in the traditional winger role on the right flank. Despite United’s comprehensive 3-0 win, Garnacho stood out as the sole representative from the team in the week’s best XI, highlighting his impactful contribution to the match.

Richarlison (Tottenham)

Richarlison (Photos by Getty Images)

Richarlison continues to impress with his goal-scoring prowess, netting nine goals in just eight Premier League matches. His latest two goals, each showcasing their own brilliance, came as he returned to face his former club Everton with Tottenham Hotspur. Despite perhaps feeling a bit awkward about scoring against his former team, Richarlison’s contributions proved vital in denting Everton’s hopes of survival. The Brazilian forward’s remarkable form highlights his importance to Tottenham’s attacking prowess and reaffirms his reputation as a top-class striker.

Matheus Cunha (Wolves)

Despite Wolverhampton Wanderers’ impressive 4-2 victory over Chelsea, only one player from the team makes it into this week’s team of the week. Matheus Cunha earns that honor with his outstanding performance, scoring a hat-trick in the thrilling encounter. Additionally, Cunha’s post-match antics on Instagram, where he shared an exceptional highlight reel, further added to his standout performance. His social media presence after the match showcased his enthusiasm and added to the excitement surrounding his impressive display on the field.

Phil Foden (Manchester City)

Manchester City faced a tough challenge when they fell behind against Brentford, but Phil Foden ensured they stayed in the title race. The versatile attacker, starting from the left-wing position, showcased his brilliance by scoring a memorable and stylish hat-trick. Foden’s performance was instrumental in City’s comeback victory, as they narrowed the gap on Liverpool to just two points with a game in hand. His ability to influence the game from various positions highlighted his importance to City’s title aspirations.

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