Date: 16th April 2018 at 11:15am
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West Bromwich Albion goalkeeper Ben Foster has been rewarded for his individual performance in the weekend’s clash with Manchester United.

Heading to Old Trafford for the game against Jose Mourinho’s side, Foster put in another solid showing between the sticks to help us to an unexpected 1-0 victory and all three points.

His one-handed stop from Romelu Lukaku stuck out as his save of the day, and it was that moment that Garth Crooks leaned on when naming him in this weekend’s top eleven for the BBC.

Here’s who Crooks picked alongside Foster in his full squad.

Ben Foster – West Brom

Trent Alexander-Arnold – Liverpool
Kevin Long – Burnley
Vincent Kompany – Manchester City

Willian – Chelsea
Kevin de Bruyne – Manchester City
Mohamed Diame – Newcastle United
Eden Hazard – Chelsea

Mohamed Salah – Liverpool
Olivier Giroud – Chelsea
Wilfried Zaha – Crystal Palace

Speaking specifically about Foster, Crooks explained.

“Where was the Manchester United that blasted Manchester City off the park last week? While you ponder that, the save by Ben Foster from Romelu Lukaku’s header was nothing short of magnificent. This performance by the Baggies was also an enormous statement for new manager Darren Moore. Whether West Brom survive the drop or not, the players appear committed to a man who lives and breathes Albion. Beating United and handing City the title – what a way to start your managerial career.”

Nine points from safety with four games remaining. We’ll need Foster to be in the form of his life if we are to stage a late, great escape now. It’ll take more than just Foster though.