Saturday, 27 December 2014

Fantasy Premier League Gameweek 18: Boxing Day Actions


It’s always exciting to witness all Premier League clubs facing off each other on the same day, moreover being a festive yet compacted period. For football fans it was the finest game day which embraced power-packed actions, hard earned victories, horrid fouls and couple of records accomplished. If you’ve missed the appealing matchups, don’t worry, just drill down:

Strikers


Raheem Sterling – The winger was monotonous in the opening half in an unfamiliar role, yet scored the winning goal by rounding the goalkeeper using his pace.
Diego Costa – The powerhouse forward assisted John Terry with a flick of his head, and then went on arrowing a grounder that sealed a comfortable 2-0 triumph over West Ham United.
Wayne Rooney – The magician of the red half of Manchester clinched a well-taken brace for himself plus assisted Robin Van Persie for the third goal of the day.
Harry Kane – The dazzling wonder-kid of White Hart Lane opened the scoring at The King Stadium within two minutes of play with a nifty first touch and lashing his strike into the net.
Nikica Jelavic – The former Evertonian fired Hull City’s third goal against The Black Cats with a composed finish.
Radamel Falcao – The Colombian star contributed with a phenomenal assist to Wayne Rooney for the first goal at Old Trafford against Newcastle United.
Charlie Austin – The prodigious forward scored his 12th goal of the season against The Gunners!

Midfielders


David Silva – The Spain international is on rampage form, netting his fourth goal out of six matches at The Hawtorns.
Philippe Coutinho – The Brazilian produced the classiest moment of the match when his magnificent flick pass found Raheem Steerling who put the ball into the back of the net.
Gylfi Sigurdsson – The Iceland playmaker whipped in a spectacular free-kick that had Brad Guzan no chance of saving. A goal worth watching numerous times!
Gaston Ramirez – The underrated midfielder long strike goal started off Hull City’s much needed comeback victory against Sunderland.
Christian Eriksen – The former Ajax star once again rescued his side with the winning goal in the 72th minute of the match.
Tomas Rosicky – His Premier League start of the season and he contributed with the winning goal of the game.
Alexis Sanchez – The Chilean winger amended his penalty miss with a header opener and assisted Rosicky for the second goal.
Bojan Krkic – The former Barcelona starlet won and converted a controversial spot kick in style at Goodison Park.

Defenders


Mamadou Sakho – The Frenchman’s return to Liverpool’s starting lineup is fantastic. He was robust and organized at the back with 100% tackles won.
Mathieu Debuchy – He was dominant at the back with numerous attacking bursts, whereas was unlucky for conceding the penalty as he clearly got the ball.
John Terry – Chelsea’s leader finished his second goal of the season from close range in the opening minutes at Stamford Bridge.
Ryan Bertrand - A thunderous shot from the former Chelsea full-back for the second goal for The Saints.
Toby Alderweireld – The Belgian center back’s strong header found the back of the net from a resulting corner kick.

Goalkeepers


Lukasz Fabianski – The Poland international was resilient at the back, clinching his 8th clean sheet of the season. Strong contender for the fantasy premier league!
Thibaut Courtois – The big Belgian has a relaxed afternoon, The Blues 7th clean sheet this season.