Chelsea kicked off Saturday’s proceedings with a comprehensive 7-0 win over Norwich, causing frustration for the many FPL managers that bookmarked this match for a Romelu Lukaku captaincy. Injured, Kai Havertz was given the nod up front.
Chelsea quickly raced into a 2-0 lead and, when Reece James added a third, FPL Raptor still had faith in the other wing-back Ben Chilwell
This soon paid off, with Chilwell scoring for the third successive match. However, the 362,934 who bought Havertz were left devastated that a 7-0 win somehow had no goal involvements from the German – the only Blues starter to blank.
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There were four 3pm matches, where Tino Livramento headed home a corner to deliver his fifth return from six matches.
The ‘about to face Norwich’ jinx continued, as popular Leeds option Raphinha was helped off the pitch after picking up an injury.
Although Newcastle’s first post-Steve Bruce match at Crystal Palace was the main match here, the talking point at full time was Watford’s remarkable comeback to defeat Everton 5-2 at Goodison Park. Joshua King continued his good record against the Toffees – one which led to his brief spell there last season.