Multiple Newcastle United stars make Team of the Week as stats gurus see positives behind late disappointment

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Newcastle United supporters may have been disappointed to drop two points at West Ham but the team still turned in some impressive performances.

A point on the road against David Moyes' West Ham would be a result to celebrate for many but Newcastle United come away from the London Stadium aggrieved not to have all three.

The Magpies had come back from 1-0 to be leading 2-1 with under half an hour to play in the second half but a painful 89th-minute Mohammed Kudus goal ensured the spoils were shared.

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The result comes after a scintillating run of form for Eddie Howe's side with wins over AC Milan and Manchester City, as well as that famous 8-0 thumping of Sheffield United. While Sunday's point may be disappointing, there was still plenty to love for Newcastle United fans.

Two Magpies stars have found their way into the Premier League Team of the Week according to the stats gurus at WhoScored. Here's who makes up the XI.

GK - Sam Johnstone, Crystal Palace

Made five saves against a dominant Nottingham Forest to help Crystal Palace pick up a point at Selhurst Park.

RB - Kieran Trippier, Newcastle United

Once again proving his class and experience against West Ham. Trippier recorded his fifth assist in his last three Premier League outings.

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CB - Christian Romero, Tottenham Hotspur

Sterling performance at the heart of defence for 10-man Spurs to keep out struggling Luton Town.

CB - James Tarkowski, Everton

Everton put in their best performance of the season against Bournemouth. (Image: Getty Images) Everton put in their best performance of the season against Bournemouth. (Image: Getty Images)
Everton put in their best performance of the season against Bournemouth. (Image: Getty Images) | Getty Images

Commanding performance at centre-back as Everton suddenly found their shooting boots in the 3-0 win over Bournemouth.

LB - Solly March, Brighton

Turned in another busy performance for the Seagulls in their exciting 2-2 draw with Liverpool on the south coast.

RM - Jack Harrison, Everton

Grabbed his first Everton goal and picked up a first assist to go with it against Bournemouth as the 26-year-old begins to make a mark following his move from Leeds United.

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CM - Abdoulaye Doucouré, Everton

When Everton do play well, so often Abdoulaye Doucouré is at the heart of it. The midfielder picked up his third goal in five against Bournemouth.

CM - James Garner, Everton

The promising midfielder showed his potential once again and opened the scoring against Bournemouth.

LM - Willian, Fulham

Showed every bit of his experience in the game for Fulham at the weekend and picked up a 92nd-minute goal to compliment his performance.

Alexander Isak was on target against West Ham (Image: Getty Images)Alexander Isak was on target against West Ham (Image: Getty Images)
Alexander Isak was on target against West Ham (Image: Getty Images) | AFP via Getty Images

ST - Alexander Isak, Newcastle United

The Swede can’t stop scoring at the moment and bagged a brace as Newcastle United continued an impressive run with a 2-2 draw at West Ham.

ST - Dominic Calvert-Lewin, Everton

Calvert-Lewin will have wanted a goal to his name but his performance as the target man for the Toffees was inspired against the Cherries.

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