The final round of games before the international break are upon us and although this weekend’s performance won’t change a players chances of being called up to play for their country they can still score vital Fantasy League points for their managers. Insider Eye looks through the weekend’s fixtures.
Arsenal fullback Calum Chambers collected eight points, to lead all scorers, as The Gunners cruised to a 3-0 win over a Burnley side still looking for their first win of the season.
They say a title challenge is measured in the winter months and a Fantasy League title is no different. Whether you’re an early front runner or languishing near the bottom of the table, now is the time to start to ramp up your challenge.
A quartet of strikers scored six Fantasy League points this weekend as the Premier League provided its usual mix of drama, great goals and exciting action.
Most of the footballing world will be focused on Madrid, and El Clasico this weekend, but Insider Eye is firmly concentrated on the Premier League. The likes of Cristiano Ronaldo and Luis Suarez may have been Fantasy League staples in the past but they’re not going to help you this season.
Sergio Aguero scored 12 points as Manchester City emphatically continued their recent dominance over Tottenham Hotspur. The Argentine scored four times and even found time to miss a penalty as Manuel Pellegrini’s men ran out 4-1 winners.
In an action packed weekend, Steven Fletcher scored his first points of the season as Sunderland swept Stoke City aside at the Stadiun of Light. The Scottish forward was involved in all three goals, scoring two, as he picked up eight points for the Game Week.
With the international break just around the corner nobody wants to spend two weeks ruing missed opportunities, least of all Fantasy League managers. Insider Eye takes a look at the big games and picks out the main men who will be scoring points this weekend.
West Brom players top scored this weekend with a trio of players registering top scores. Striker Saido Berahino and centre back Craig Dawson scored six points but it was Graham Dorrans who led the way with 7 points.
In a week where some of the top clubs in the country are looking to earn local bragging rights, Insider Eye tries to pick out the men who will help earn you your own bragging rights in the office or down the pub.
Jamie Vardy powered Leicester City to a 5-3 win over Manchester United. Involved in all of Leicester's goals, the frontman scored 11 points in an incredible display.
Trying to give you the edge on the men to pick this week to get one over on your mates this weekend. With a lot of talk about strikers, defenders should be wary.