We look back at the twelfth week of the Premier League season, including Team of the Week with SofaScore.
Our Football Insider Graeme Bailey picks out his top performances from the week, in conjunction with SofaScore who present the Team of the Week.
Performance of the Week – Liverpool
Was this a title winning performance from Liverpool? Quite possibly and the most impressive thing is they beat Man City 3-1 without having to get out of top gear
Player of the Week – Dwight McNeil
A truly superb display from England Under-21 winger, involved in the opening two goals and provided a third which was disallowed, but he was outstanding
Goal of the Week – Ruben Neves
Some wonderful team goals this week, but the Wolves goal was brilliant with the Portuguese midfielder being picked out on the edge of the box before a brilliant finish
Save of the Week – Allan Saint-Maximin
Allan Saint-Maximin slid into the box and inadvertently stopped Miguel Almiron from firing home with a fine block!
Pass of the Week – Willian
A contender for Player of the Week, Willian produced a wonderful flick into the path of Tammy Abraham to unlock the Palace defence
Team of the Week – Week 12
Graeme’s Final Thought of the Week – Firmino is the X Factor
We saw Liverpool almost in cruise control against Manchester City, such is the strength of their front-three which is the best forward line in world football.
Mo Salah and Sadio Mane scored, but the real key man was Roberto Firmino – the central figure who s often is over-looked.
But Firmino is key to everything that Salah and Mane do, he is the X Factor and he needs to start being recognised as one of the top forwards in world football – no doubt about it.