Scott Parker's stunning strike defeated Wigan last weekend and made sure that six points and a 23 goal swing separates the Hammers from the drop zone. However, perhaps the real hero of West Ham's battle for survival is Brazilian striker Ilan.
The Insider Eye takes a sneak peak at the Bank Holiday weekend's Premier League action. In the battle for fourth place Aston Villla and Manchester City go head to head, taking centre stage away from Liverpool v Chelsea. Plus the injury and suspension latest.
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.
Salomon Kalou and Frank Lampard raked in the Fantasy League points as Chelsea boss Carlo Ancelotti reaped the rewards of naming an attacking line-up against Stoke. His side ran out 7-0 winners with Lampard and Kalou involved in five of the goals.
Each week the Goals Guide will take a look back at the weekend's action, review all the goals and explain any dubious assists. Chelsea and United both win so no change at the top, the race for fourth tightens, Burnley and Hull go down.
Chelsea smashed seven goals at home for the third time this season and Salomon Kalou picked up 11 points for a hat-trick and an assist. The Ivorian opened the scoring following a sublime piece of skill by Didier Drogba and his countryman collected two assists and four points in the 7-0 win over Stoke.
England winger Aaron Lennon could be involved for Tottenham for the first time in 2010 after returning to training. Harry Redknapp's men travel to Manchester United on Saturday lunchtime. Read all the other latest team news ahead of the action this week.
Bolton midfielder Matt Taylor has not had the greatest of seasons, by his own admission, but the former Portsmouth man puts that down to a bout of glandular fever. The disease causes fatigue and weight loss and Taylor admits it has affected his performances on the pitch. He looks back to his best though and is the Attacking Player of the Week as a result.
We named Gareth Bale the Defensive Player of the Week back in January when the Welshman was drafted into the Tottenham line-up. Back then there were still doubts over the left-sided player's ability to play at the highest level after a forgetful start to his Spurs career.
The Insider Eye is back to offer fantasy football advice to its followers as the end of the season draws near. The Eye sees good things for Wolves and Everton this weekend but only darkness ahead of struggling Hull. Plus the injury and suspension latest.
Aston Villa were comfortable 2-0 winners at the KC Stadium on Wednesday night to move them back above Liverpool in the Premier League. The win means Villa's hopes of a European place for next season are still alive, but defeat for Hull leaves them three points adrift of safety.