The Fantasist's ailing season got a welcome shot in
the arm thanks to a very solid 114.5 points last weekend.
Even though the gamble to spend big bringing back Didier
Drogba did not pay off, there were good contributions all over the pitch,
especially from Manchester United's Javier Hernandez who scored a match-winning
double against Stoke.
Midfielders Florent Malouda, Samir Nasri and Rafael van der
Vaart all scored, while Jose Bosingwa's first start of the season brought a
16-point clean sheet.
Even Jerome Boateng managed to compile 9.5 despite Manchester City copping a right hammering at home
Bargain goalie Chris Kirkland scored nothing (an acceptable
result, considering he cost just 1.00), while the only unmitigated failure was Marouane Chamakh (2 points).
Time is surely running out on the Moroccan, with Nicklas
Bendtner returning from injury and Robin van Persie also in the wings.
The weekend's other big scorers included three goalkeepers -
Petr Cech (28 pts), Ben Foster (23.5) and Lukasz Fabianski (18).
Liam Ridgewell (22) enjoyed a points bonanza, while there
were impressive contributions by Hugo Rodallega (20), Andy Carroll (18), Steven
Gerrard (18) and Fernando Torres (18).
The Fantasist: Gameweek nine (current price in brackets, not
purchase price - that's why it adds up to more than 100)
Chris Kirkland (GK, Wigan, 1.00) - 0 pts
Jerome Boateng (DF, Man City, 6.24) - 9.5
Paul Konchesky (DF, Liverpool, 7.51) - 5
Jose Bosingwa (DF, Chelsea, 7.86) - 16
Florent Malouda (MF, Chelsea,
15.82) - 14
Samir Nasri (MF, Arsenal, 13.30) - 17.5
Rafael van der Vaart (MF, Tottenham, 10.32) - 11.5
Ashley Young (MF, Aston Villa, 13.11) - 8
Marouane Chamakh (FW, Arsenal, 7.87) - 2
Didier Drogba (FW, Chelsea,
22.68) - 7
(FW, Man Utd, 10.48) - 24
Week 9 score: 114.5
Overall total: 817.5
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SUPERLEAGUE TOP 10
1- Boss FC [AM.Blog] - 973 - Second overall!
2- Puss In Boots - 949
3- Paul Sotong Dah Mampussss A.M - 935
4- 10 Tentera Berkuda - 920.5
5- A Man Moth ? - 919.5
6- 2 the top champions - 919
7- Chimpster's Champs - 917
8- Lau Wai Man Raymond - 906.5
9- Can $$$ Buy Success? [AM.Blog] - 904.5
10- Dead Leg United [AM.Blog] - 904