It was another riveting gameweek of action for Colossal’s stars with tight affairs played across our roster.
There were plenty of twists and turns in both Alex and Raheem’s matches as Liverpool and Manchester City make up the Premier League’s top two sides.
Meanwhile, Reece recovered from a minor injury last week to feature this time round as Augsburg were involved in a gruelling contest against Schalke.
All will be revealed in this latest edition of the weekend review:
Total Appearances: 6
Total Minutes Played (Normal Time): 299
Player of the Week: Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain
- Alex came on in the 65th minute of Liverpool’s 2-1 win away to Aston Villa
- Liverpool were 1-0 down when Alex was brought on at Villa Park on Saturday
- The win sees the Reds maintain their six point lead at top of Premier League table
Alex and Liverpool left it late on Saturday afternoon in the title favourites crucial 2-1 victory at Aston Villa.
With Jurgen Klopp’s side battling for the majority of the clash being 1-0 down, Alex’s interval was key as the midfielder’s intensity allowed Liverpool to push on right till the very end.
Sadio Mane’s last-minute winner means that the six point lead over Man City at the top of the Premier League is preserved.
Cody Drameh & Martell Taylor-Crossdale
- Cody completed the full 90 minutes of Fulham U23s 2-1 away victory vs Norwich
- Martell played just over an hour of the encounter in a vital win for the duo’s side
- Fulham are now currently four points off the play-off spots in PL2 Division Two
Cody and Martell started once again for Fulham U23s as the young Cottagers edged their way to a 2-1 win at Norwich City.
Cody played the entirety of the match whilst Martell was brought off just past the hour mark as Fulham’s Matt O’Riley clinched the winner in the 77th minute.
The talented pair will be delighted that their side have weathered a tough start to the season as these three points see them jump to seventh in the table.
- Marvin played 80 minutes in 10-men Middlesbrough’s 2-0 defeat at Derby County
- Boro’s last win was back in September – 1-0 vs Reading – Marvin scored the winner
- Middlesbrough are now two points inside the Championship relegation zone
Middlesbrough side suffered another set-back in their hopes of escaping the Championship relegation zone after a 2-0 away defeat to Derby County.
After teammate George Saville was sent off with just over half an hour played, Marvin was solid whilst offering an attacking threat after a slight position change dropping as a left-back.
Marvin will be on the road once again on Saturday, travelling to west London to face Queens Park Rangers.
- Raheem played the entirety of Man City’s crucial 2-1 home victory vs Southampton
- Raheem is currently fifth in the Premier League top scorer charts with seven goals
- Man City’s late comeback means they remain second in the table
Raheem came into the clash against struggling opponents Southampton in spectacular form, but his Man City side were made to grind out a tough 2-1 win at the Etihad on Saturday.
Raheem had come close to providing an assist for Bernardo Silva after his teammate was denied by a brilliant save Alex McCarthy with the game delicately poised at 1-1 in the 77th minute.
Kyle Walker’s 87th minute strike eventually secured three massive points for City, who still have league leaders Liverpool in their sights.
- Reece came on in Augsburg’s 3-2 home loss to Schalke on Sunday afternoon
- The 20-year-old came on in the 67th minute of the defeat at the WWK arena
- Augsburg are 16th in the Bundesliga, sitting in the relegation play-off spot
After missing out in last week’s goalless draw at Wolfsburg through injury, Reece returned to action as Augsburg were on the receiving end of a 3-2 scoreline at home to Schalke.
Reece came on to maintain Augsburg’s 2-1 lead. Sadly however, Schalke’s attacking strength prevailed with the visitors turning the result around.
Despite losing on Saturday, Reece will be happy to have swiftly recovered from injury, showing his contention to start in the Fuggerstädter’s next match at Paderborn.