Sunday serves up a quartet of matches, handing us over four hours of Premier League football to keep us sofa-bound and, hopefully, boosting our Gameweek tallies in the process.
We’re eased into the action at the Stadium of Light, where Sunderland host Norwich in a match with few Fantasy assets on show. Stephane Sessegnon and Steven Fletcher will feature for some, whist interest in the visitors seems likely to be limited to the Canaries back four and, perhaps, the set-piece threat of Robert Snodgrass.
Things accelerate from that point on, however, with Gareth Bale sizing up the Fylham defence at three o’clock, while Juan Mata and Moussa Sissoko are in action as Chelsea take on West Ham and Newcastle visit Wigan in the late afternoon kick-offs.
Our Dugout Discussion chatroom is open throughout the day for those seeking some real-time interaction while the matches play out.
The team news from today’s early game finds Martin O’Neill make one very welcome change from a Fantasy perspective, as Carlos Cuellar returns to the Black Cats’ lineup after an eight-game hiatus. Danny Rose and David Vaughan also earn starts, with Alfred N’Diaye and Jack Colback joining the dropped Titus Bramble on the bench. Chris Hughton also makes changes to the visitors lineup, with Anthony Pilkington ruled out through injury, Elliot Bennett is drafted in on the flank, meanwhile, Grant Holt drops to the bench to make way for West Hoolahan. It looks as though Kei Kamara will lead the attack in a 4-5-1 for Norwich.
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“I am happy with the way I’ve started, but on the other hand, I should have scored four or five more, so that’s something for me to work on.”Robin Van Persie talks about his early form at United ahead of his first Manchester derby