Written off before the season had even begun, promoted upstarts West Brom and Blackpool have ridiculed the footballing establishment with their shock starts to the new campaign. But should we be that surprised that the newly promoted sides have made such a good start to the new campaign?
Fantasy League use the international break to bring you the third Fantasy League England team of the 2010/11 season. This is how the England team would line up against Montenegro next week if Fabio Capello picked his team purely based on Fantasy League 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. Blackpool's 2-1 win at Anfield was the highlight of the weekend and leaves Liverpool in the bottom three.
The Insider Eye returns to offer its sage advice. While the rest of you were distracted by the Champions League, the Eye has been gazing into the fantasy football future.
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 shocks, as all of the 'big four' failed to win.
Chelsea's impressive start to the season continued with a convincing 4-0 win over Blackpool, taking their tally to 21 goals scored and one conceded in their opening five games. The Goals Guide reviews this and all the rest of the action from the weekend.
Villa set to give Kevin McDonald final swan song, Liverpool to struggle at Old Trafford and Man City defenders set to pick up points.These are the Insider Eye's predictions this week.
Of the four signings Stoke made on transfer deadline day the arrival of Portsmouth captain Marc Wilson was probably the least glamorous or exciting. But his selection in midfield makes him an intriguing fantasy option.
The best 11 points scorers from the weekend line up to form the Fantasy League Team of the Week. It features two Stoke players and there is only one up front, but there is plenty of energy in midfield to support the loan striker.
Wing wonder Matthew Etherington bagged four points last night as Stoke came back from a goal down to beat Aston Villa in stoppage time.
The Goals Guide recounts all the weekend's goals and gives you a rundown of how every assist was awarded, including Everton's third goal against Manchester United.
International break sidelines several key players as Tottenham are rocked by the news that Jermain Defoe has been ruled out for three months with damaged ankle ligaments. Read a round-up of the rest of the team news.