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Ledley's Talking Points: Late Drama, Strange Defeats and Controversial Goals

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Winners

Six players correctly predicted all seven selections this weekend, each collecting 27 points, but it was 222uohy who took top spot in the weekly individual table with a superior goal difference. In the team table, The Munsters came out on top with 96 points.

In the race for the £1,000 end of season prize for most full-houses, there are now 438 level with one each, 49 players with two apiece and out in front with three each are:

Andy120 
Southy-SWFC
Sebella
Wizzard 1001
Shem the blade
Antony Smith 

Ledley scored 18 points this week.

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Ledley King's Talking Points

Liverpool are back on top in the Premier League after victory against Fulham inspired by James Milner. Milner slotted home the winner from the spot in the final minutes, meaning he now has a record of 51 games undefeated in which he has scored for The Reds.

Chelsea were beaten 2-0 by Everton on Sunday, which means they now sit in sixth place in the league after dropping points in four of their last seven games. After the game Sarri said: "We played the best first half of the season. We could've scored 4 or 5 times. It's very strange."

Huddersfield threw away a 3-1 lead at the London Stadium, with a goal from Ogbonna and a late double from Chicharito making the final score 4-3 in West Ham’s favour. The turnaround denied the Terriers of just their fourth win of the season. 

There was more late drama in Bournemouth as Newcastle secured a draw in the dying moments thanks to a Matt Ritchie equaliser. Newcastle are now seven points clear of danger but have played more games than four of the sides below them.

Sheffield United leapfrogged Leeds into second-place in the Championship after their 1-0 win at Elland Road. It looks like a three horse race for automatic promotion, with Norwich also winning to maintain their hold on top spot.

Aston Villa’s push into the playoffs continued with their fourth straight win, a 3-0 victory against Boro. The defeat was Boro's third in a row - the first time they have suffered three consecutive losses since they were relegated from the PL in 2017.

There was confusion in Oxford’s crucial win over Bradford, with the referee ruling out Oxford’s injury-time counter-attacking goal and instead awarding Bradford a penalty at the other end after consulting his linesman.  Moments later the referee spoke to the other linesman and then reversed his decision. It meant the scoreline read 1-0 to Oxford.

Stats

Most Popular Bankers 

Liverpool 2-1
Luton 2-2
Rangers 1-1
Chelsea 0-2
Pompey 2-0
West Ham 4-3

Most Popular Draws 

Burnley 1-2
Brentford 0-1
Villa 3-0
Stoke 0-0
Bournemouth 2-2
Hibs 2-0

Bonus Points

Crewe 6-1

Matchweek 34 opens on Thursday at 10am. Good luck!