Date: 5th February 2018 at 1:11am
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Liverpool are represented in the latest Premier League team of the week that has been selected by BBC pundit Garth Crooks following the clash with Tottenham.

Actually Garth is now down as a ‘Football Analyst’ these days, a posh term for a pundit then!

The performance by Mohamed Salah in the two all draw with Tottenham Hotspur at the weekend at Anfield was enough to earn them a place in the side alongside the other, in the opinion of the former Spurs striker anyway, most impressive performers in the topflight over the latest weekend.

I think we’ll already know ourselves, and not just based on the latest performance, why Crooks, we’ll also not argue with it, selected Salah as part of his team but explaining his choice he told the BBC.

‘There are some goals you just have to applaud and Mohamed Salah’s second goal in Liverpool’s 2-2 draw at home to Tottenham was one of them. It was Maradona-esque. Salah’s first goal was brilliantly taken too. Spurs paid the price from a shocking bout of stage fright, especially from Davinson Sanchez, who had never played at Anfield before, and Eric Dier, who had. Spurs did recover after a very difficult first half. Nevertheless, they can count themselves extremely fortunate to have had Jon Moss, the best referee in the Premier League, on hand. It was Moss’s interventions that saved Tottenham – and quite rightly – but it was Salah’s performance that blew everyone away.’

It’s always good to see the club represented in this way, and well played to Salah for his recognition, but the most important thing about the weekend was of course the point.

Full Team:

Ederson (Manchester City), Jack Stephens (Southampton), Ben Mee (Burnley), Danilo (Manchester City), Henrikh Mkhitaryan (Arsenal), Mario Lemina (Southampton), Aaron Ramsey (Arsenal), Fousseni Diabate (Leicester City), Mohamed Salah (Liverpool), Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang (Arsenal), Jose Izquierdo (Brighton).

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