Aston Villa duo Darren Bent and Gabriel Agbonlahor both registered five points in the 3-1 win over Blackburn. No-nonsense defender Roger Johnson also hit the five points mark, following Wolves' 2-0 victory against Fulham.
Arsenal, Manchester United and Chelsea all have defensive problems ahead of their respective matches this weekend. Vidic and Ferdinand are sidelined for United, Chelsea are without Cech and Arsenal have as many as eight players absent.
Sergio Aguero's 30-minute cameo and Manchester City's 4-0 win over Swansea was understandably the focus of attention on Monday night. For the first 55 minutes though it looked like Swansea's Dutch keeper Michel Vorm was going to be the stand-out figure on the night.
If Sergio Aguero isn't in your team yet, pick him now before it's too late! Manchester City's new striker made an instant impact on Monday night prompting Fantasy League to frantically find a place for him in their teams.
It may only be one week old, but it already feels like the new season is in full swing. Of course, the Insider Eye knew we'd feel like that and has already seen what lies ahead this weekend too... Featuring, Aston Villa, Everton, Newcastle, Tottenham, Chelsea and Manchester United.
Fantasy League celebrates its 20th birthday this summer and so we reminisce about some of the greats of the game from previous years. Over the coming days we will look back at each of the 20 seasons we have been running the game and pick out the best XI players of that campaign.
Find out who topped the Professional and Classic weekly standings for game week 1, and the 11 players who make it into the Team of the Week.
Manchester City's big-money summer signing made his debut from the bench on Monday night and helped turn a 1-0 lead, over Swansea, into a 4-0 victory. The 38 million pound man produced a stunning 31-minute cameo in which he scored two and made another to earn himself eight Fantasy League points.
Cultured defender Gary Cahill was the top points scoring player in the opening weekend of the new season, plundering six points. His former Aston Villa team-mate Ashley Young scored four points on his league debut for Manchester United.
Each week the Goals Guide will take a look back at the weekend's action, review all the goals and explain any dubious assists. This week, Bolton romp QPR, Manchester United beat West Brom but Arsenal, Chelsea and Liverpool are held.
The Premier League returns this weekend so, after a summer of twiddling thumbs, Fantasy League managers can now look forward to the weekends again. Here we review all the latest team news headlines.
Former Liverpool full-back John Arne Riise topped the Fantasy League full-back charts for two seasons in a row in the early 2000s, and now he is back having joined Fulham in the summer.