Ledley's Talking Points: Fumbled Chances, Shocking Defeats and Promotion Races
No player found a full house over the Easter Weekend as Arsenal, the most popular banker selection of the week, suffered a shock defeat to Crystal Palace. That means there are no changes in the race for the £1,000 end of season prize for most full houses, but in the weekly individual competition Bickers took top spot with 21 points and a goal difference of +11, just beating Gail Dawson and Dwarfersmeg, who each finished with 21 points and +10 goal difference.
Evergreen were the top team in the country collecting 76 points. Ledley scored a paltry six points.
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Crystal Palace stunned the Emirates with a 3-2 win over Arsenal on Sunday. Wan-Bissaka was particularly impressive while Arsenal looked shaky and lacking in composure. Emery gambled with a heavily changed squad, and it didn't pay off as Arsenal's 10 game unbeaten run at the Emirates came to a close.
Everton thrashed Man United 4-0 to give Solskjaer's side their sixth defeat in eight games. Everton looked bright while Jamie Carragher pointed out ti was the worst he had seen United player during his career as a pundit, as they failed to produce a shot on target until the 85th minute.
Despite defeat to City, Spurs still lead the charge in the mini-league that has formed below the two title contenders, and even with Champions League semi-finals to look forward to, the focus is still on a top four finish. The battle is tight, and Spurs need to win all four remaining games of the season.
Leeds United fumbled their chance to stay hot on Sheffield United's tail with a 2-0 defeat at Brentford. A win would have put Leeds level on points with the Blades in the race for automatic promotion from the Championship, but with two games left to play the odds are stacked against Leeds.
Aston Villa secured a playoff place for the second consecutive season after a 1-0 win over Millwall - their 10th straight win in the Championship. Regardless of what happens in their final two games, Villa will head into the playoffs brimming with confidence.
Sunderland could only manage a draw against Peterborough meaning they are no longer in pole position to reach the second automatic promotion spot from League One. With three games to play, they trail Barnsley by four points, but the Tykes have just two games left this season.
Leyton Orient look set to earn promotion back to the Premier League despite only drawing with Solihull Moors. Orient are three points clear of second-place Salford but seven points clear of the playoffs as we enter the final three games of the season.
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Matchweek 39 opens on Thursday at 10am. Good luck!