All-action defender David Luiz hit the six points mark as Chelsea beat big spending rivals Manchester City 2-0. The Brazilian opened the scoring with a powerful header and kept a clean sheet.
Few could have possibly imagined that the 2010/11 season would have been this good for Gareth Bale. The young Welshman is now the talk of Europe and is available again following his back injury.
West Ham seemed destined for the drop a few weeks ago, but now have a realistic chance for maintaining their top flight status after going on the offensive. With only nine rounds of matches left to play this season the battle for Premier League survival is hotting up with eight teams separated by just six points.
Each week the Goals Guide will take a look back at the weekend's action, review all the goals and explain any dubious assists. The FA Cup took centre stage this weekend, with Manchester United, Manchester City, Bolton and Stoke booking semi-final places.
Defensive powerhouse Micah Richards was the top points scoring player from the weekend's FA Cup matches with six points. The Manchester City full-back got the winning goal against Reading and kept a clean sheet.
The Premier League makes up seven of the eight FA Cup quarter-finalists, with Championship Reading the odd one out. Saturday evening's clash between Manchester United and Arsenal is the tie of the round, but both are missing key players.
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 there were plenty of good results for the bottom teams, but slip-ups at the top.
Industrious forward Dirk Kuyt was the top points scoring player at the weekend with nine points. The Dutchman scored three goals in Liverpool’s 3-1 win over Manchester United.
Revitalised West Ham star in this week's Insider Eye, but problems in the centre of defence are a worry for Manchester United as they prepare to face Liverpool. However, Fulham don't have such defensive concerns. Plus, injuries and suspensions.
Carlos Vela came off the bench for the second game in a row to earn a last-gasp 1-1 draw for West Bromwich Albion, this time at Stoke. Rory Delap had earlier headed the home side in front and each of them picked up three Fantasy League points for their efforts.
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.
"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."