It was another big weekend of fantasy action as managers looked to find the edge everywhere they could and with one more game to come this evening round 35 is far from over.
While some fantasy managers may have had a bad weekend spare a thought for both Reading and QPR who are now both relegated after they could only manage a scoreless draw between them at the Madejski on Sunday.
Robin van Persie was once again ont the scoresheet as he put a penalty past his former club, although the Champions elect couldn’t go on from there to seal the victory.
Sergio Aguero was also on hand to fire in a reminder as he team mate Tevez drew a frustrating blank and Liverpool showed they can score without Suarez.
So let’s have a look at what else fantasy managers should be aware of in our usual helping of Monday’s Managers Notes.
Daniel Sturridge on Target Again!
Daniel Sturridge continued to flourish for Liverpool increasing his fantasy premier league points haul in Luis Suarez’s absence. The young English striker scored two goals and claimed an assist as Liverpool hammered Newcastle 0-6 at the Sports Direct Arena last weekend.\
Lukaku Steals the Show As Baggies Beat Saints
Having spoken about his potential in last week’s managers notes Romelu Lukaku was once again in the points as he helped West Brom see off the challenge of Southampton at St Mary’s on Saturday.
Chelsea Midfield Makes It’s Mark
Not for the first time this season the Chelsea midfield is causing fantasy managers real selection headaches as Mata, Oscar and Lampard got in on the points during their sides 2-0 win over Swansea.
There Seems To Be No Stopping Gareth Bale
There was much talk ahead of Tottenham’s game with Wigan over just who would lead the line for Spurs on Saturday, with manager Adrea Villas Boas admitting prior to the game he had a tough decision to make.
Walcott’s Back Among The Goals
Having returned to the Arsenal side last in round 33 against Norwich fantasy managers could have been forgiven for thinking that Theo Walcott would pick up get back into the swing of things and start producing.
Everton’s Defence Produce Again As Fellaini Falters
Heading into round 35 of the Irish Times Fantasy Premier League the Everton defence looked to be in good form at home having collected three clean sheets in a row at Goodison and once again they didn’t let us down.
Oscar Scores For The Second Premier League Game in a Row
The talented young Brazilian who moved to Chelsea from Internationale last summer has showed some of the form that earned him the move to London.
Carroll Looks Set to Finish the Season Strongly
Fantasy Premier League managers who backed the Manchester City defence for a clean sheet last weekend were left disappointed as Andy Carroll snatched a consolation goal in the dying seconds of West Ham’s defeat to the former Premier League champions.
Mladen Petric looks set to finish the season as Fulhams Number Nine
Fulham suffered a one nil defeat at Goodison Park against Everton last weekend. The most worrying development from this game was an injury to fantasy football favourite Dimitar Berbatov.
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