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.
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.
Wayward Manchester United will be without Wayne Rooney when they host Newcastle in Saturday's early kick-off. Robin van Persie remains a doubt for the struggling reigning champions and Shinji Kagawa is ill.
Luis Suarez was sensational for Liverpool last night and collected a fantastic 14 points for four goals and one assist in the 5-1 win over Norwich. The Uruguayan opened the scoring with a stunning dipping lob.
Everton defender Bryan Oviedo was the leading points scoring player at the weekend after bagging a Fantasy League grand slam in the 4-0 demolition of Stoke. The Costa Rican took full advantage of Leighton Baines' absence in his second ever league start for the Toffees.
Manchester City duo Sergio Aguero and Jesus Navas both scored eight points in the 6-0 destruction of Tottenham. The skilful twosome bagged two goals and an assist apiece as Spurs were brushed aside.
Flying forward Theo Walcott is ready to make his comeback for Arsenal following two months on the sidelines. The England attacker has recovered from a stomach injury.
Following the half-time interval it's time to get down to business for the second period. The Insider Eye casts its studious gaze over the pick of this weekend's fixtures, offering some statistics and insight that will aid your fantasy football cause.
Leaders Arsenal could be boosted by the return of three key players when they make the trip to Old Trafford to take on reigning champions Manchester United. Plus news on, Michu, Fernando Torres and David Silva.