Newcastle will be without two first choice defenders when they take on Cardiff and their new manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer. Meanwhile, Mesut Ozil could return from a shoulder injury for Arsenal to face North London rivals Tottenham.
Supersub Oscar started the New Year in the best possible fashion by topping the Fantasy League points charts after inspiring Chelsea to victory at Southampton. The Brazilian playmaker had a part in all three goals
Attacking midfielder Kevin Nolan was the top scoring player at the weekend with seven points from the entertaining 3-3 draw between West Ham and West Brom. Nolan played a part in all three goals, bagging one goal and two assists.
Welsh wizard Aaron Ramsey will miss the rest of the festive period after suffering a thigh injury in the win over West Ham on Boxing Day. The Arsenal midfielder will sit out the trip to Newcastle on Sunday.
Southampton striker Jay Rodriguez was in the festive spirit on Boxing Day and was Thursday’s top scorer with eight points. The England international grabbed two goals and an assist in the 3-0 win over Cardiff.
The unstoppable Luis Suarez was the highest scoring player once again this weekend with eight points. Suarez played a part in all three of the goals Liverpool put past Cardiff.
Manchester City will be without star striker Sergio Aguero for up to eight weeks because of a calf injury. The Argentine attacker picked up the problem during last week's comprehensive win over Arsenal.
Forget the last minute shopping and the amount of time it takes to cook your turkey, the most important part of Christmas is making sure your fantasy football team can cope with the famously hectic festive schedule.
Striker supreme Luis Suarez was the top scoring player again at the weekend with a titanic 12 points against Tottenham. Liverpool put five past Spurs at White Hart Lane and stand-in captain Suarez was involved in every goal.
Liverpool captain Steven Gerrard will miss Sunday's trip to Tottenham with a hamstring problem and could be out until February. The influential midfielder suffered the injury during the 4-1 win over West Ham.
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There were two unlikely names on the score sheet last night as Swansea and Hull played out a 1-1 draw at the Liberty Stadium. Former Swans striker Danny Graham put the visitors ahead before Chico equalised.