Chelsea full-back Jose Bosingwa faces up to three months on the sidelines after undergoing surgery on his left knee. The Portuguese international has been missing since the middle of last month after being forced off in the game at Aston Villa and will be out until the new year as he recovers from the surgery.
Fernando Torres will not undergo surgery on his troublesome groin. Liverpool have confirmed that the striker will have three weeks of intensive treatment on his problematic groin in the hope that he will not have to have an operation.
Chelsea hopeful that Ashley Cole will miss just one Premier League and one Champions League match. The club have confirmed that defender Cole has fractured his tibia but have dismissed speculation that he will be sidelined for around six weeks.
Aston Villa pair John Carew and James Milner top score this week. The duo bagged seven points each for a goal and two assists in the 5-1 win over Bolton.
Steven Gerrard comes on to score a highly controversial penalty in a 2-2 draw with Birmingham at Anfield. David Ngog top scored on the night with a goal and an assist, for five 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. John Terry fired Chelsea five points clear at the top while Arsenal and Villa win big. Tottenham revert to winning ways to remain in the top four.
Aston Villa duo James Milner and John Carew were the joint top points scoring players this weekend with seven points each. The attacking pair both collected a goal and two assists as Villa overwhelmed Bolton 5-1.
Team news ahead of Birmingham's trip to Anfield to play Liverpool on Monday night. Liverpool have massive selection problems at back, with no Carragher and Degen, in midfielder, without Gerrard, and in attack with possibly Torres sidelined. Birmingham have Barry Ferguson suspended.
Team News ahead of the big match on Sunday at Stamford Bridge. Anelka, Carvalho and Ivanovic likely to return for Chelsea after a midweek rest. Ferdinand and Neville will miss the trip but Vidic and Berbatov are cleared to play.
Team news ahead of Stoke's trip to Hull on Saturday. Geovanni is banned for the Tigers while Sonko is ineligible. Huth is available again for Stoke, but will he get his place back?
Team news ahead of Fulhams's trip to Wigan on Saturday. The home side could have a shock recall to forgotten man Erik Edman while Fulham are without Johnson and Murphy.
Team news ahead of West Ham v Everton at Upton Park on Sunday. Carlton Cole and Herita Ilunga are doubts for the Hammers and Everton have major concerns in midfield. However, Leighton Baines and Joseph Yobo could return.