Fulham 2-0 Aston Villa The lunch time kick-off saw Fulham face Aston Villa, who had Christian Benteke back in their starting eleven. After a recent poor run of form Dimitar Berbatov had a point to prove to his doubters and Fulham’s new Boss Rene Meulensteen was looking to put an end to a run of six straight losses for “The Lilywhites”. Both sides came out in attacking mode and Villa’s goalkeeper, Brad Guzan, was forced into action early, producing a fine save from a Berbatov header who then had a penalty appeal turned down following a weak challenge from Ciaran Clark. Not to be outdon...[Read More]
Manchester United 0-1 Newcastle With both teams coming off losses from the midweek matches, this was a good opportunity to bounce back quickly, even more so for David Moyes and Manchester United in front of their home supporters. It was a tight first half and some might say that the Toon maybe edged it but alas it was still goalless at the break and the only interesting thing was the booking of Yohan Cabaye which means he misses the next game. After the break it was a different story. Patrice Evra failed to clear a long ball and it fell into the path of Moussa Sissoko, who then ran the by line...[Read More]
The deadline bell for GW14 rang last night and those with Palace defenders have spent the day celebrating and patting themselves on the back. But now its time to look forward to tonight’s nine other games, which offer huge potential to move higher in your leagues, or alternatively slide lower! So, the team sheets are about to be revealed, with that dreaded word we all hate, namely “rotation”, ringing in our ears and causing untold stress and worry. Who will Wenger rest? Will RvP be fit to face Everton? What surprises has the Special One got in store? Will Dzeko get the chance...[Read More]
Midweek GW14 is quickly upon us and it all kicks off at Selhurst Park tonight as Palace host West Ham. All the other games take place Wednesday evening with the highlights being David Moyes facing Everton for the first time since he joined Man Utd, simple looking home fixtures for Arsenal and Liverpool, tough looking away trips for Chelsea and Man City and a London derby down by the river as Fulham host Tottenham, with Rene Meulensteen taking charge of the Cottagers for the first time. Let’s go around the grounds to catch up on the latest team news.
Whether you had a good or indifferent GW13 there is little opportunity to dwell on it now as GW14 starts in earnest on Tuesday night as Crystal Palace host West Ham to kick us off again on the merry-go-round that is fantasy football. We will as ever cast an eye over the next four weeks to give you an indication as to who we feel will prosper and who will possibly falter and tell you which players we feel may do likewise. Of paramount importance though is that you are aware that this week’s deadline is on Tuesday night at 7.30pm. Favourable Fixtures LIVERPOOL – Norwich (H), West Ham (H), Totte...[Read More]