Week 3 of the 2019/20 Fantasy Premier League is complete. Did you transfer in the in-form Pukki, or opt for one of the many Man United flops?
Friday 23rd August
Villa 2 Everton 0
Everton went to Villa Park unbeaten but came away without any points as Aston Villa claimed their first, and first clean sheet this season. Theo Walcott missed a good chance late on to make the game level before El Ghazi sealed the win in injury time.
Villa: El Ghazi (1), Wesley (1)
Villa: McGinn (1), Jota (1)
Saturday 24th August
Norwich 2 Chelsea 3
A five goal thriller saw Chelsea collect their first 3 points of the news season against a confident Norwich side. Pukki scored his his fifth goal in three Premier League appearances but Chelsea's Abraham scored twice to leapfrog The Canaries and move out of the bottom three.
Norwich: Pukki (1), Cantwell (1)
Chelsea: Abraham (2), Mount (1)
Norwich: Pukki (1), Buendía (1)
Chelsea: Azpilicueta (1), Pulisic (1), Kovacic (1)
Brighton 0 Southampton 2
Brighton, playing with 10 men for 60 minutes after Florin Andone was sent off, suffered their first defeat this season at home to Southampton who scored twice in the second half.
Southampton: Redmond (1), Djenepo (1)
Southampton: Ings (1), Boufal (1)
Man Utd 1 Crystal Palace 2
The weekends shock result saw United lose at home to Palace. Perhaps not so shocking was that The Reds missed another penalty - this time Rashford was the man to blame. Daniel James thought he had earned the home team a draw but a mistake by De Gea late on saw The Eagles snatch all three points.
Man U: James (1)
Palace: van Aanholt (1), Ayew (1)
Man U: Martial (1)
Palace: Schlupp (1)
Sheffield United 1 Leicester 2
Unbeaten Leicester bagged their first win of the season away to the newly promoted Sheffield United. A cracking goal from Harvey Barnes was the difference and worthy to win any game.
Sheffield United: McBurnie (1)
Leicester: Vardy (1), Barnes (1)
Sheffield United: Baldock (1)
Leicester: Söyüncü (1), Maddison (1)
Watford 1 West Ham 3
West Hams first win of the season, and a brace for the highly rated Sebastien Haller, at the expense of Watford who are now 3 defeats from 3 and already looking like relegation candidates following promotion last season.
Watford: Gray (1)
West Ham: Haller (2), Noble (1)
Watford: Hughes (1)
West Ham: Antonio (1), Felipe Anderson (1), Lanzini (1)
Liverpool 3 Arsenal 1
Liverpool made it 3 wins from 3 in the big game of the day at home to Arsenal. Fantasy League key player, Mo Salah, scored twice to cement his position in the top 3 points scoring players so far this season.
Liverpool: Salah (2), Matip (1)
Arsenal: Torreira (1)
Liverpool: Alexander-Arnold (1), Fabinho (1)
Arsenal: Aubameyang (1)
Sunday 25th August
Bournemouth 1 Man City 3
Champions Manchester City kept up their perfect start to the season with a comfortable victory at Bournemouth. Raheem Sterling, this weeks most captained Fantasy League player, scored again to make it five goals in 3 games.
Bournemouth: Harry Wilson (1)
Man City: Agüero (2), Sterling (1
Bournemouth: Callum Wilson (1)
Man City: David Silva (2), De Bruyne (1)
Spurs 0 Newcastle 1
A bit of a surprise result as Newcastle earned their first win of the season in the capital. Joelinton scored his first goal for the club whilst a lackluster Spurs suffered their first defeat.
Newcastle: Joelinton (1)
Newcastle: Atsu (1)
Wolves 1 Burnley 1
Raul Jimenez scored a 97th minute penalty to earn a draw against visitors Burnley who move up to a respectable 6th place in the Premier League.
Wolves: Jiménez (1)
Burnley: Barnes (1)
Burnley: McNeil (1)
Steem Fantasy Premier League Standings - Week 3
We have a new leader at the head of the table in Terror XI despite the team keeping being unable to keep a clean sheet and none of the strikers scoring a goal. However, 5 goals from the midfield which includes both Salah and Sterling was enough to send them to the top.
Dream Team - Week 3
Four players scored two goals this week and they form part of the Dream Team which gathered 118 points in total.
Top Player: Salah (15 points)
Most Captained: Sterling
Most Transferred in: Pukki
On we go to week 4, selections close on Saturday 31 Aug at 12:30 pm CET.
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