Sport Chelsea, Tottenham dominate PFA Premier League Team of the Year

12:11  20 april  2017
12:11  20 april  2017 Source:

MNF: Spurs must win a trophy

  MNF: Spurs must win a trophy Jamie Carragher says it would be a "travesty" if Mauricio Pochettino's Tottenham team fails to win a trophy.Jamie Carragher says it would be a "travesty" if Mauricio Pochettino's Tottenham fails to win a trophy.

Leicester City and Tottenham Hotspur make up the majority of the PFA Premier League team of the year , with eight of the notional XI coming from the two sides who are contesting the title.

Congratulations to the Barclays @ PremierLeague PFA Team of the Year ! That means players from Jose Mourinho's table-topping side, who can take a further step towards the Premier League title with victory at Arsenal on Sunday, make up three of the back four -- the other is former Chelsea player

eden hazard - cropped: Chelsea winger Eden Hazard © Provided by Goal Chelsea winger Eden Hazard

Eden Hazard, N'Golo Kante and Harry Kane are among the Chelsea and Tottenham players in a PFA Premier League Team of the Year dominated by the top two.

Danny Rose, Gary Cahill, David Luiz, Kyle Walker and Dele Alli are also included, highlighting the impressive consistency of the London clubs.

The three players not from Spurs or Chelsea are Manchester United's David de Gea, Liverpool winger Sadio Mane and Everton's Romelu Lukaku, who is leading the Golden Boot standings with 24.

There is no space for Zlatan Ibrahimovic or Alexis Sanchez, both of whom made the shortlist for the PFA Players' Player of the Year prize.

The PFA best teams for each tier of England's football league, as well as the individual prizes, are voted for by professional players across the divisions.

The award ceremony takes place on Sunday.

Tottenham post best Premier League win streak in 50 years .
The club's 1-0 victory over Palace was their eighth straight victory, the best mark since 1960Spurs continued their fine form Wednesday with a 1-0 victory over London rivals Crystal Palace courtesy of a second-half goal from Christian Eriksen. That win was the side’s eighth straight victory in the Premier League, having not dropped a point since a 2-0 reverse to Liverpool on February 11.


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