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 three different clubs held the bottom spot in the Premier League as West Ham and Wolves picked up vital wins.
Attacking midfielder Ashley Young was the top points scoring player at the weekend with eight points. Aston Villa’s creative spark bagged two goals and added an assist in the 4-1 win over Blackburn Rovers.
It’s a F1 team manager’s worst nightmare, his under pressure number two driver has lost his cool and, in a moment of madness, crashed into his team-mate, taking both cars out of the race. However, Fantasy League F1 managers don’t need to worry, their only concern is which six drivers and constructor to select for their team.
Sunday's Carling Cup final between Arsenal and Birmingham City means that there are only eight Premier League matches this weekend. As a result, Manchester United will look to extend their lead at the top of the table, while City can close in on the Gunners, who lie in second place.
A lot was expected of German international midfielder Thomas Hitzlsperger when he joined West Ham from Lazio in the summer. He was Avram Grant's first signing, but suffered a nasty injury which has forced him to miss the opening six months of the season.
The only bright spots from Manchester United’s dour 0-0 Champions League draw in Marseille were a clean sheet, a green laser dot and Chris Smalling.
"I get a mention in the Insider Eye, that's amazing," screams Wolves midfielder Jamie O'Hara. He goes on to say, "they also recommend Bolton's defence but warn Fantasy League managers to stay away from West Brom."
French defender Sebastien Squillaci scored six points last night as Arsenal beat Stoke by a single goal to nil. The composed centre-back netted the only goal of the game and kept a clean sheet.
Blackpool picked up a crucial three points, moving them away from the bottom three, with a surprise 3-1 victory over Tottenham on Wednesday night. DJ Campbell picked a goal and assist, for five Fantasy League points, to give the home side a 2-0 lead at the break, despite intense Tottenham pressure.
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 weekend saw the completion of the FA Cup fourth round and the beginning of round five.
Carlos Vela scored a stoppage time equaliser to give Roy Hodgson a crucial point in his first game in charge of West Bromwich Albion, a 1-1 draw against Wolves.
Blue Square Premier League side Crawley Town travel to Old Trafford on Saturday evening to play Manchester United in the pick of the fifth round ties, while are still fourth round ties to be settled as well as one Premier League game.