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Garth Crooks' Team of the Week: Alisson, Laporte, Moutinho, Bruno

Manchester City were held to a draw at Southampton and saw their lead cut to nine points when Liverpool beat Crystal Palace on Sunday.

Chelsea also closed the gap with a 2-0 victory over Tottenham at Stamford Bridge, while Arsenal were held 0-0 at home by Burnley and Leicester drew 1-1 with Brighton.

Newcastle enjoyed a 1-0 win over Leeds and Norwich earned an important 3-0 victory at Watford in the relegation battle, while Everton continue to be sucked in following a 1-0 defeat by Aston Villa.

Manchester United left it late to beat West Ham 1-0 at Old Trafford and it was getting late by the time Wolves beat Brentford 2-1 after a long delay because of a drone in their fixture.

Check out my team of the week and then make your own selections towards the bottom of the article.

Alisson: The point-blank save from Jean-Philippe Mateta set the scene for what was another exceptional performance from Alisson away at Crystal Palace. Liverpool desperately needed to win this game in order to close the gap on Manchester City.

After further saves by Alisson from Michael Olise and a wonderful stop to thwart the cheekiest of back heels from Odsonne Edouard, the game was over. A point was no use to Liverpool in the battle for the title but Alisson has given Liverpool a glimmer of hope should Manchester City continue to drop points. Even if it's only a glimmer.

Did you know? Alisson was called upon to make four saves during Liverpool's win over Crystal Palace.

Kyle Walker-Peters: There were a number of notable displays for Southampton against a slightly unconvincing Manchester City that were worthy of a mention. Kyle Walker-Peters was certainly one of them.

The former Tottenham full-back seems to have found his wings at St Mary's. Walker-Peters


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