Fantasy League: Sanchez treble leads Moreno to top spot

Fantasy Football League
Fantasy Football League

Marlon Moreno has surged into top spot in our Fantasy Football League thanks to his inspired choice of bringing in Alexis Sanchez as his triple captain.

The Chilean’s hat-trick for Arsenal in their 5-2 win at Leicester netted him 20 points, which became 60 for Moreno’s Monkyonthecarfackoff team as they netted a superb 108 points for the week.

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Moreno has 385 points which gives him a 23-point lead over Ben Webster’s AFC Monkey gooch team.

Despite a 54-point haul Caledonia Demons, managed by The Golden Bear, are still rooted to the bottom of the table with a tally of 116.

Looking Ahead (courtesy of fantasypremierleague.com)

Three of the top five sides in the Barclays Premier League play host this weekend as The Scout casts an eye over the Gameweek 8 schedule.

The top 16

The top 16

Second-placed Manchester City look to recover from back-to-back defeats as struggling Newcastle United roll up to the Etihad Stadium. Arsenal welcome league leaders Manchester United on Sunday afternoon, whilst Everton entertain Liverpool in the first Merseyside derby of the season.

Elsewhere, defending champions Chelsea face Southampton at Stamford Bridge. West Ham United visit basement-dwellers Sunderland, Leicester City square up to Norwich City at Carrow Road, whilst Tottenham Hotspur seek a fourth straight victory away to Swansea City.

Ones To Watch (courtesy of fantasypremierleague.com)

Scott Dann – the Crystal Palace centre-half looks a strong option for points at both ends of the pitch this weekend. Dann – who has already produced a goal and assist in six appearances – plays host to a West Brom side that has scored just twice in three road trips.

Wes Hoolahan – a home clash with Leicester affords the Norwich playmaker the chance to continue his impressive start to the campaign. Priced at just 5.1, Hoolahan has played a part in three of the Canaries’ four home goals and has served up more assists (five) than any player in the BPL.

Gerard Deulofeu – the Everton winger produced a ten-point haul on his first start of the season last week. Deulofeu delivered two assists and a couple of Bonus Points in the 3-2 win at West Brom and looks set to retain his role on the right for the derby visit of Liverpool.

Glenn Murray – with Callum Wilson sidelined for at least six months, Murray’s eye for goal will be vital to AFC Bournemouth’s survival bid. At a price of just 5.6, Murray – who scored every 139 minutes for Crystal Palace last term – welcomes a Watford defence that’s conceded in every away match so far.

Rudy Gestede – the summer signing has now notched all three of Aston Villa’s goals in all competitions after bagging a brace against Liverpool last weekend. Priced at just 5.8, the in-form Gestede plays host to a Stoke side that’s conceded in each of the first seven Gameweeks.