No time to bask in the glory of victory or wallow in the dejection of defeat for our competitors; the second round has already been completed, results are in, and just like the Jurgen Klopp lineup there were plenty of twists.
To view all the head to head results and group standing yourself, see them here.
Point Scoring System
Each match consists of eight H2H matches, all worth one match point to the victor’s team except for the captain’s H2H, which is worth two match points. At the end of the match, the team with the most match points are the winners and will be awarded three league points. Any match ending with both teams having 4.5 match points is a draw, and both teams will be awarded a single league point. League points will determine each team’s position within their group, with match point difference providing the deciding factor where league points are the same.
Fresh from comprehensive victories in the first round, American Dycho and Claudio with a Chance of Modballs both triumphed again; it looks like they’ll be finding Nuno’s head on a stick after American Dycho completed a 6-3 victory and nobody puts modballs in a corner as Dirty Zidancing were seen off by the same scoreline.
Next matchday sees Finding Nuno looking to find some form versus fellow strugglers Dirty Zidancing and all eyes will be on what’s likely to be an animated top of the table match up between Claudio with a Chance of Modballls and American Dycho.
Something had to give in the top of the table clash between RoboKlopp and the Big Bang Thierry, ultimately the universe expanded as RoboKlopp couldn’t stay out of trouble, the Big Bang Thierry prevailing 6-3. Gary Neville and management don’t seem to go together: Neville Wears Prada slumped to their second straight defeat losing to Guardiolas of the Galaxy whose 5-4 victory means they are no longer grooted (sorry!) to the bottom of the table.
It doesn’t get any easier for Neville Wears Prada as they meet the undefeated the Big Bang Thierry in matchday 3. Let’s hope there won’t be any handbags! Also, RobboKlopp take on Guardiolas of the Galaxy and we’re not anticipating any crowd trouble in that one!
Thor: Wagnerok took a 7-2 hammering from Howe to Train Your Dragon who maintainted their fiery start to the competition. There’ll be no Chianti for the Silence of the Lambert as they lost again, this time to Godfather: Pardew, whose 6-3 win will have pleased their boss.
Howe to Train your Dragon are flying and next up they pit their wits against fellow pacesetters Godfather: Pardew; let’s see if they can make the Dragons an offer they can’t refuse. Thor: Wagnerok will be hoping for better luck in a crucial meeting with the Silence of the Lambert; whoever loses this will be up against it to qualify.
Hughes Line is it Emery may need to improvise after another heavy defeat, the Hills Have Moyes ran out 7-2 winners and finally have some scary momentum going into the next set of fixtures. Alice in Wengerland must have had some of what When ‘Arry Met Sarri were having because this one ended all square meaning both teams sit joint top of their table.
Next matchweek sees the winless Hughes Line is it Emery take on the excitable When ‘Arry Met Sarri, the former will be hoping to channel their inner Emery rather than their inner Hughes. Meanwhile, the Hills Have Moyes will be hoping to not get lost as they negotiate a tricky matchup against the in form Alice in Wengerland.
This week’s top team was Howe to Train Your Dragon who averaged an impressive 64 points and they even managed to pit their lowest scorer (35) against their opposition’s lowest scorer (31). Their win came despite the best efforts of our player of the week: The Pep revolution recorded an amazing 87, well done.
Matchday 3 will be Gameweek 16, so team managers will need to submit their line-ups by the gameweek deadline on 8th December.
Here is a reminder of the rules:
- The managers have to submit a list of 8 members at firstname.lastname@example.org before the deadline of each Gameweek, which will always coincide with the FPL deadline.
- Every member of the list plays their counterpart in a H2H format with a win resulting in 1 match point accrued for the team, a draw 0.5 match points and a loss resulting in 0 match points.
- The first member of the list is considered the captain of the team whose victory results in 2 match points for his team, or 1 match point in the case of a draw.
- In case a manager fails to send his team before the deadline, their captain will be the player with the lowest OR, and their bench will be made up of their next three best performing players.Tournament Schedule is as follows:Matchday 3 – GW16Matchday 4 – GW17Matchday 5 – GW18
Matchday 6 – GW19 (boxing day)
Quarters – GW22
Semis – GW23
Final – GW24
Good luck everybody!