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TRIBAL TEAM OF THE WEEK: Man Utd young gun Rashford, Swansea keeper Fabianski star on match day 27

Marcus Rashford and Lukasz Fabianski were the stars of the show in Week 27 of the 2015/16 Barclays Premier League season.

Teenage striker Rashford marked his Premier League debut with a scoring double while Polish keeper Fabianski pulled off save after save as Swansea finally succumbed to Tottenham Hotspur.

To see who joined them in the Tribal XI, check below:


TRIBAL TEAM OF THE WEEK - 27
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Goalkeeper

Lukasz Fabianski (Swansea City)

The Polish gloveman produced one of the best-ever goalkeeping performances we have ever seen in the Premier League.
Fabianski made no less than 12 saves as the Swans eventually succumbed 2-1 to Tottenham.
The loss was no fault of his own though as he continually kept Spurs at bay as they conjured 30 attempts on goal, with 14 of those being on target.
The save the former Arsenal custodian made to deny Eric Dier from close range on the stroke of half-time was absolutely world class.


Defenders

Guillermo Varela (Manchester United)

While he still appears fairly raw, Varela was a key performer in United's 3-2 victory over Arsenal.
Played a lovely early ball for Rashford's opener before cleverly nodding back into the path of Jesse Lingard who supplied the cross for the teenager's second.
The Uruguayan kept Alexis Sanchez under wraps and also created some much-needed width for the Red Devils in what was an impressive display in the absence of a number of injured United defenders.


Simon Francis (Bournemouth)

Was one of his side's most important players as the Cherries frustrated Watford to a scoreless draw.
Francis, along with central defensive partner Steve Cook, managed to keep the dangerous duo of Odion Ighalo and Troy Deeney goalless which many other clubs have been unable to do at Vicarage Road this season.
The 31-year-old was sturdy at centre-back as the Hornets were kept to no goals for just the second time in their past nine home outings.


Branislav Ivanovic (Chelsea)

The usual right-back has been forced to slot into central defence in the absence of John Terry and Kurt Zouma but has done it with aplomb.
Ivanovic had his hands full with the likes of Shane Long and Charlie Austin but performed admirably against Southampton before bobbing up with a late winner.
The Serbian was described as courageous by manager Guus Hiddink for getting on the end of Willian's corner to give Chelsea a last-gasp victory.


Danny Rose (Tottenham Hotspur)

Rose again shone at left-back as Spurs eventually overcame Swansea.
The 25-year-old has shared duties with Ben Davies this season but put his best foot forward with a dazzling display on Sunday.
Rose scored the winning goal as Spurs remained second and provided plenty of creativity and attack from full-back in what was an extremely promising performance.



Midfielders

Michail Antonio (West Ham United)

Antonio was in 'Beast Mode' as he guided West Ham to a narrow win over Sunderland.
The former non-league and Nottingham Forest star scored the only goal of the contest to again earn the plaudits for another barnstorming display.
His fourth league goal of the campaign came when he robbed Patrick van Aanholt before forcing his way into the area from the right flank before placing a left
footed effort inside Vito Mannone's far post.
Was voted West Ham's Man of the Match and capped off his goal with an hilarious 'Homer Simpson' celebration.


Cesc Fabregas (Chelsea)

The Spaniard was the architect as Chelsea eventually broke down Southampton at St Mary's.
Fabregas had a Premier League season-high 128 passes on Saturday in what was a vintage performance.
The former Arsenal and Barcelona star levelled for the Blues with a cross which evaded all in the box, including Saints keeper Fraser Forster who had been unbeaten for more than 700 minutes prior.
Fabregas has rediscovered his best under Hiddink after struggling in the first half of the season when Jose Mourinho was in charge.


Craig Gardner (West Bromwich Albion)

For the first time in his career, which now spans 240 Premier League games, Gardner scored and assisted in the same game.
The Albion midfielder gave his side an early advantage when slotting home Wayne Hennessey's save from Salomon Rondon's effort for his first home goal in the league since April last year.
Gardner then helped the Baggies to a two-goal lead when supplying Craig Dawson with a lovely ball from a free-kick for him to head home in the 20th minute.
In the end, it was a match-winning performance from Gardner who operated beside Claudio Yacob and Darren Fletcher in a three-man midfield.



Forwards

Marko Arnautovic (Stoke City)

Arnautovic was at his best as Stoke got the better of Aston Villa.
The Austrian netted both of his side's goals as the Potters moved into eighth place on the table.
The first came from the penalty spot with an emphatic finish after Phil Bardlsey had been felled in the area before he held off Joleon Lescott and Micah Richards to chest home his own initial header.
It was a solid all-round display from Arnautovic who Stoke will be hoping remains at the Britannia Stadium beyond this summer.


Marcus Rashford (Manchester United)

This is the most talked about player in England at the moment.
18-year-old Rashford scored twice on debut for United in the Europa League on Thursday.
If that wasn't enough, he backed it up three days later by netting a match-winning brace and providing an assist as the Red Devils defeated arch enemies Arsenal.
His finish for the opener was calm and composed and his header for the second moments later was that of seasoned veteran.
What a future this kid has!


Connor Wickham (Crystal Palace)

Although largely unsighted in the first half, Wickham roared into life in the second lot of 45 minutes for Palace.
The Eagles found themselves three goals down at the break at West Brom but it was Wickham who got them back into the contest with a well-taken brace.
His opening goal when lifting the ball over an advancing Ben Foster and then slotting home on his left was brilliantly crafted while his thunderous volley to make it 3-2 was pure power.



Manager

Louis van Gaal (Manchester United)

The Dutchman saw United string together a couple of impressive performances last week.
The Red Devils came from behind to beat FC Midtjylland 5-1 in the Europa League before taking it up to Arsenal on Sunday.
Life has been sparked into United's season thanks to their 3-2 victory over arch rivals the Gunners at Old Trafford and a crack at the top four now beckons.
He may have attracted some unwanted headlines with his dive jibe directed at Alexis Sanchez but the result was all that mattered and van Gaal may now be starting to win over some previously disgruntled fans.
But is it too late?

Andrew Slevison
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