Blackburn's goalscoring centre-backs and Chelsea players scored heavily this week. Chelsea knocked seven past Sunderland and have two players in the Team of the Week as do Blackburn, who beat Fulham.
Chelsea ran amuck at Stamford Bridge on Saturday, thrashing Sunderland 7-2 to remain top of the Premier League. United and Arsenal kept pace but no one wants to grasp fourth. The Goals Guide examines the action from the weekend.
Nicolas Anelka was the top points scoring player at the weekend as Chelsea thrashed Sunderland. His team-mates Ashley Cole and Frank Lampard joined in the points scoring frenzy. Away from Stamford Bridge Wayne Rooney, Dimitar Berbatov and Christopher Samba were also among the points.
Liverpool will be without three key players for the trip to Stoke while their 'big four' rivals are set to welcome players back. Fernando Torres, Steven Gerrard and Yossi Benayoun will all face a spell on the sidelines. Elsewhere Portsmouth v Birmingham has been postponed due to a waterlogged pitch.
After a stop-start season with Manchester United last term, Carlos Tevez will have been pleased just to be back playing again. The Argentinean international is not just playing though, he is playing at the very top of his game and is the Attacking Payer to Watch.
Fulham's giant centre-back Brede Hangeland is expected to return to action this weekend and could collect his seventh clean sheet of the season against Blackburn. The Cottagers had a solid December and will be aiming to kick on now their star defender is over his knee injury.
The Insider Eye gazes through it's frosted snow goggles to look ahead at the coming weekend's Premier League action. It foresees good things for Tottenham and Manchester United, but an unhappy afternoon for Sunderland. Plus the injury latest including Gerrard and Torres.
Reading's goal in the last minute of normal time gave them a deserved extra half an hour and enabled them to send a poor Liverpool side crashing out of the FA Cup. Steven Gerrard was the only player to score positive points on the night, earning two Fantasy League points for assisting Ryan Bertrand's own goal.
The transfer window has now been open for 13 days, but it has been a slow start with many managers needing to find buyers for their current players before dipping into the transfer market themselves. Here we take a look and the first couple of weeks of activity assessing their Fantasy potential.
Premier League strugglers Portsmouth reached the next round of the FA Cup thanks to two late goals last night. Defensive errors helped them through against plucky Coventry. Birmingham also booked their place in round four after handing Nottingham Forest a rare defeat.
Welcome to the Chilli Guide - our weekly guide to which players you should be looking to bring into your team and who you should be avoiding. Who decides on the chillis and snowflakes? you may ask. You do - the guide is based on the number of times a player is transferred in and out, by you the Fantasy League Classic managers.
Manchester City eased past Blackburn on Monday night with a 4-1 win at Eastlands, thanks to a fine Carlos Tevez hat-trick. The former Manchester United and West Ham man top-scored on the night with nine Fantasy League points while strike-partner Benjani scored six points for three assists.