Here is the English Premier League's Best XI according to the Castrol Rankings Index.

The system uses mathematical formulas which evaluate various player performance in terms of how individual actions either assist or prevent goals. The system takes into account the strength of the opposition and the time in a game the player's actions occurred.

Below is a 4-4-2 formation plus bench players according to where they rank on the Castrol Index.


Marcus Hahnemann (Wolves)


Ashley Cole (Chelsea) Nemanja Vidic (Man Utd) John Terry (Chelsea) Alex (Chelsea)


Florent Malouda (Chelsea) Frank Lampard (Chelsea) Cesc Fabregas (Arsenal) David Silva (Man City)


Didier Drogba (Chelsea) Wayne Rooney (Man Utd)


GK - Edwin van der Sar (Man Utd)

DEF - Branislav Ivanovic (Chelsea) Gareth Bale (Tottenham)

MID - Nani (Man Utd) Paul Scholes (Man Utd)

FOR - Carlos Tevez (Man City) Jermain Defoe (Tottenham)