An overview of the FPL Gameweek so far from the current round of top-flight action.
There were six Premier League matches on Saturday, following Friday night’s opener, with one taking place on Sunday. It will see West Ham welcome Wolves to east London, before Burnley host Leicester in midweek.
Southampton 2-0 Norwich
|BONUS||Walker-Peters (3), Romeu (2), Livramento (2)|
|TOP SCORERS||Romeu (10), Walker-Peters (9), Livramento (8), Adams (6), Forster (6), Bednarek (6)|
There was a yellow card shown to Norwich’s Teemu Pukki.
Leeds 0-4 Tottenham
|GOALS||Doherty, Kulusevski, Kane, Son|
|ASSISTS||Sessegnon, Doherty, Hojbjerg, Kane|
|BONUS||Doherty (3), Kane (2), Son (1), Romero (1)|
|TOP SCORERS||Doherty (18), Kane (11), Son (9), Kulusevski (8), Sessegnon (8), Romero (7), Dier (6), Hojbjerg (6), Lloris (6)|
Spurs defender Ben Davies received a yellow card but attacking midfielder Lucas Moura wasn’t able to play at all due to a knock received in training.
Brentford 0-2 Newcastle
|BONUS||Schar (3), Fraser (2), Joelinton (1)|
|TOP SCORERS||Schar (12), Fraser (8), Willock (8), Joelinton (7), Targett (6), Krafth (6), Burn (6)|
To the delight of football fans around the world, Christian Eriksen made his return to football in the 52nd minute. There was also a cameo from forward Ivan Toney. At the same time, the Magpies were without the injured Allan Saint-Maximin.
Brighton 0-2 Aston Villa
|BONUS||Mings (3), Cash (3), Konsa (1)|
|TOP SCORERS||Cash (14), Mings (11), Konsa (7), Digne (6)|
A bad-tempered match brought bookings for Ollie Watkins, Matty Cash, Joel Veltman and Leandro Trossard, amongst others.
Crystal Palace 1-1 Burnley
|GOALS||Schlupp||Milivojevic (own goal)|
|BONUS||Olise (3), Schlupp (2), McArthur (1)|
|TOP SCORERS||Schlupp (9), Olise (8)|
There was yet another benching for Odsonne Edouard, whereas Maxwel Cornet didn’t come on for opponents Burnley. Furthermore, midfielder Josh Brownhill was booked.
Man United 0-0 Watford
|BONUS||Telles (3), Lindelof (3)||Foster (3)|
|TOP SCORERS||Telles (9), Lindelof (9), De Gea (6), Varane (6), Wan-Bissaka (6)||Foster (10), Cathcart (6), Ngakia (6), Kamara (6), Samir (6)|
Eventually, Jadon Sancho made an appearance off the bench for those who opted to choose him for their Free Hit squads. However, Harry Maguire and Diogo Dalot were unused by Ralf Rangnick.
Everton 0-1 Man City
|BONUS||Cancelo (3), Stones (2), Laporte (1), Dias (1)|
|TOP SCORERS||Cancelo (9), Stones (8), Laporte (7), Foden (7), Dias (7)|
Riyad Mahrez and Kyle Walker were rotated onto the bench, likewise Demarai Gray for Everton. There was no place in the squad for Dominic Calvert-Lewin. Late yellow cards were shown to Phil Foden and Ederson.
In conclusion, the seven matches so far have brought 13 goals and seven clean sheets to FPL managers. As a result, the highest-scoring players of the Gameweek so far are defenders Matt Doherty (18), Matty Cash (14) and Fabian Schar (12).
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