Greece went down a goal early but had chances to equalize for a long stretch of the match, however their inability to score in the World Cup continues on as Colombia dispose of them 3-0.
A groin problem threatens to sideline Tom Cleverley as injuries begin to mount at Villa although the timely return of Joe Cole [hamstring] could provide the perfect tonic as Tim Sherwood insists the attacking midfielder still has something to offer during the season run-in.
Jack Colback's suspension and subsequent two quiet games has seen his fantasy price steadily decline in recent weeks to a very appealing figure.
Wayne Routledge isn't making his name on the score sheet often for Swansea City but he has been a steady contributor for them recently.
Steven Gerrard's inexplicable red card and resulting ban should give Joe Allen a few more starts, with Lucas a potential option as well now that he is fit.
Seamus Coleman scored a crucial goal to help Everton to a win over QPR last weekend and he appears to be a better pick than Leighton Baines in fantasy at the moment.
Danny Rose became the latest England international to withdraw from the upcoming games with Lithuania and Italy after picking up an unspecified injury in training.
Southampton have confirmed Fraser Forster has undergone knee surgery which will rule the goalkeeper out for the remainder of the season although the club have been reluctant to put a time-frame on his return to action.
England U-20 forward Chuba Akpom is set for a loan move to Nottingham Forrest for the balance of the season.
Despite Sunderland's struggles Patrick van Aanholt is still returning solid fantasy points in the Yahoo format.
Player availability problems are beginning to mount at Liverpool with the news that Martin Skrtel has failed in his attempt to overturn a violent conduct charge by the FA landing the defender with an automatic three-match suspension.
Christian Eriksen's fine fantasy form has shown a clear decline over the past six weeks.