Aided by the presence of a capable defence ahead of him, Butland once again displayed his reliable presence in goal for Stoke. He made three saves and kept only his third clean sheet of the season as the Potters won the first match of Paul Lambert’s reign as manager.
Another weekend of Premier League football has come and gone, and there were some more brilliant team performances.
Chelsea made light work of Brighton, claiming a 4-0 win on the south coast, while Manchester City and Arsenal both secured convincing wins – over Newcastle and Crystal Palace respectively.
But who were the best individual performers for gameweek 24?
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