Swansea City have a favorable matchup next as they host Leicester City in Week 9, but the sledding after that is rough, calling into question the value of their star midfielder, Gylfi Sigurdsson.
Tim Krul notches his second clean sheet of the season and enjoyed a rare productive fantasy day, but the odds are he will not be able to keep it up over the next few weeks.
Liverpool's defensive struggles are probably best represented by Martin Skrtel as he was not involved in the Reds only clean sheet to date.
Ross Barkley was immediately reinserted into Roberto Martinez's starting XI after recovering from a knee injury, and the prized midfielder provided an assist Everton's 3-0 thumping of Aston Villa.
Kieran Trippier came up with another quality fantasy performance, despite the lack of a goal, assist or clean sheet in Burnley's weekend loss to West Ham.
QPR forward Adel Taarabt has hit back at manager Harry Redknapp over claims that he is overweight and unfit to play.
Eduardo Vargas scored twice after coming off the bench against Liverpool.
Marouane Fellaini hasn't played much under Louis Van Gaal due to injury and uncertainty of where he fits but he came on at halftime to score a crucial equalizer.
Saido Berahino continued his torrid start to the Premier League season as his sixth goal of the season as West Brom led twice and came away with a draw against Manchester United.
Jose Mourinho will welcome Slovenian Champions Maribor to Stamford Bridge on Tuesday night as Chelsea aim for another win in round three of the UEFA Champions League.
New York City loanee Frank Lampard has been ruled out of Tuesday nights UEFA Champions League trip to CSKA Moscow after suffering a thigh injury during Manchester Citys’ BPL victory over Tottenham Hotspur in game week eight.
Damien Delaney will be suspended for one game after picking up a red card in Week 8.
Manchester City's Joe Hart showed his very best form against Tottenham to ensure he remains the number one goalkeeper at the Etihad ahead of summer signing Willy Caballero.
Ryan Mason was impressive again as he made his third consecutive Premier League start against Manchester City.
Queens Park Rangers are not only losing points but players as well with midfielder Sandro adding his name to the ever-growing list of first team squad members currently unavailable.