Unsurprisingly, Aaron Ramsey is the top fantasy midfield pick in our weekly player picks column.
Gus Poyet will consider bringing Billy Jones straight back into the first team after more than two and a half months if the injury to Anthony Reveillere is serious enough to keep the defender out of Thursdays’ clash against Hull City at the Stadium of Light.
Tottenham will need to check on Ryan Mason ahead of the upcoming games against Leicester City and Manchester United after limping out of Saturdays’ win over Burnley at White Hart Lane moments before half-time.
Queens Park Rangers made it four home wins from five at Loftus Road on Saturday as a Charlie Austin treble capped a remarkable comeback against West Brom who had stormed into an early two goal lead.
Newcastle enforcer Cheick Tiote has been ruled out of the clash at Old Trafford on Boxing Day against Manchester United because of suspension.
Fabio Borini may have played his final game in a Liverpool shirt after the Italian striker was sent-off for two bookable offences following his introduction during Sundays’ last gasp draw with Arsenal at Anfield.
American goalkeeper Brad Guzan was exceptional this weekend in Aston Villa's 1-1 draw against Manchester United.
Graziano Pelle scored a tap-in in Southampton's 3-0 rout of Everton.
Swansea manager Garry Monk made seven changes for the trip to Hull City on Saturday but the Jacks still left the KC Stadium with all three points as the pressure begins to mount on Steve Bruce - his Tigers’ side are now 19th in the division.
Martin Skrtel's injury caused nine minutes of injury time and Liverpool used most of that time before Skrtel equalized in an action-packed match at Anfield.
Olivier Giroud scored his third goal in his past two matches to put Arsenal up 2-1 in the 64th minute but they couldn't hold on and had to settle for a 2-2 draw at Anfield.
Jak Alnwick got through 89 minutes and change with a clean sheet still intact in the always volatile Tyne-Wear derby, but Sunderland's Costel Pantilimon was in fine form until the final whistle as Sunderland sneaked a 0-1 win at Newcastle.