Midfielder Lucas Leiva missed his second straight Premier League match at Newcastle after his wife went into labor on Friday.
According to teammate Bobby Zamora, Vargas is "still finding his seat since coming to the Premier League" from Serie A.
After his midweek goal in the English League Cup, Jozy Altidore called on the rest of his teammates to be a little "nastier". He also spoke about rejoining the first team.
After conceding at least one goal in each of the first four games, Vito Mannone and Sunderland hold Swansea goalless to earn their second consecutive shutout.
Frazier Campbell helps Crystal Palace improve to 2-0-2 under new boss Neil Warnock.
Chelsea striker Diego Costa will not skip international duty with Spain next week despite his nagging muscle injuries.
Sadio Mane played very well in his Southampton debut and should have a cemented starting spot going ahead.
Nemanja Matic has become an integral part to Chelsea's success in both the Premier League and Champions League.
Rio Ferdinand has been on the field for all 13 goals QPR has conceded to start the season.
Arsenal dominated Galatasaray 4-1 at the Emirates in Champions League action behind a Danny Welbeck hat trick.
Ryan Shawcross has been a standout for Stoke City and fantasy managers alike and his excellence continued in the Week 6 clean sheet win over Newcastle.
Nacer Chadli has four of Tottenham's eight goals (six games) to start the season.