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The Worst Combined XI from Premier League gameweek 16

Mesut Ozil of Arsenal during the Premier League match between Southampton and Arsenal at St Mary's Stadium on December 10, 2017 in Southampton, England.

Another week of Premier League action is over; it was good for Manchester City who won as their rivals didn't. Who were the worst performers league-wide?

Jack Butland of Stoke City look dejected after the Premier League match between Tottenham Hotspur and Stoke City at Wembley Stadium on December 9, 2017 in London, England.

Jack Butland

Goalkeeper: Stoke City

There is no doubting Butland's quality for skill for Stoke. But sometimes you just take it, and Butland got five put past him at Wembley.

Thomas Edwards

Right-back: Stoke City

Thomas Edwards lost his first start against Manchester City 7-2. Sensibly taken out of the limelight after that, he returned against Tottenham and Stoke got rinsed 5-1. The first four goals all came from his flank, the fourth being actively his fault as he accidentally teed up Harry Kane to score. It may be a while before we see him again.

Ryan Shawcross

Centre-back: Stoke City

The Captain, Leader Legend of the Potteries got humiliated by Tottenham. He scored the own goal that started Stoke's defeat, then failed to control his men as Spurs ripped them apart.

Dejan Lovren of Liverpool reacts during the Premier League match between Liverpool and Everton at Anfield on December 10, 2017 in Liverpool, England.

Dejan Lovren

Centre-back: Liverpool

Liverpool were cruising against Everton. By far the better side, they were heading to victory. Then Dejan Lovren lost his marbles and shoved Dominic Calvert-Lewin in the box. One Wayne Rooney penalty later and Liverpool have failed to win a game they dominated.

Marvin Zeegelaar

Left-back: Watford

Watford were doing alright away to Burnley until Zeegelaar's shocking two-footed studs up challenge on Steven Defour. They subsequently lost the game.

Tom Davies

Centre midfield: Everton

Everton youngster Tom Davies would have so wanted to impress against Liverpool in the Merseyside Derby, but alas he was adrift and hopeless against Liverpool, leading to him being taken off at half-time.

Tom Davies of Everton chases down Sadio Mane of Liverpool during the Premier League match between Liverpool and Everton at Anfield on December 10, 2017 in Liverpool, England.

Isaac Hayden

Defensive midfield: Newcastle United

Newcastle United let Leicester City walk right through them and part of the reason for that was that Isaac Hayden was so poor at holding midfield. The baffling thing is how he lasted all 90 minutes.

Sam Field

Centre midfield: West Brom

Swansea were bottom of the league as they hosted West Brom, yet they still won. Sam Field was a reason why as he was a non-entity in midfield for the Baggies, completing just 11 passes before being hauled off.

Mesut Ozil of Arsenal during the Premier League match between Southampton and Arsenal at St Mary's Stadium on December 10, 2017 in Southampton, England.

Mesut Ozil

Attacking midfield: Arsenal

How do you play for a side that dominate the ball, complete 81 of 93 passes as an attacking midfielder and yet fail to create even a single chance? It doesn't seem possible, yet Mesut Ozil managed it.

Christian Benteke

Striker: Crystal Palace

When your big striker steps up to take a stoppage time penalty that would give you a crucial home win, you expect him to score, right? Wrong. Christian Benteke tapped the ball back to Asmir Begovic in the most pathetic way possible, the match ended 2-2 and Crystal Palace are once again bottom of the Premier League.

Romelu Lukaku of Manchester United look dejected during the Premier League match between Manchester United and Manchester City at Old Trafford on December 10, 2017 in Manchester, England.

Romelu Lukaku

Striker: Manchester United

Lukaku worked his socks off but there's no way around it, he had a bad day. Touching a corner down for David Silva to give Manchester City the lead, then whiffing a clearance straight into a team-mate and leaving Nico Otamendi to put City back in front, before finally missing two very good chances to snatch an equaliser... that's not good.

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