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Vichheka victorious as Chelsea climb up

Vichheka victorious as Chelsea climb up

Who would’ve predicted a few months back that Chelsea would have leapfrogged London rivals Arsenal in the table with just five rounds left to play? The Blues took full advantage of the penalty-stricken Gunners to keep alive their slim hope of a title defence.

With both teams playing double headers over Gameweek 33, some tantalising totals were up for grabs for fastidious fantasy managers.

Chelsea legend Didier Drogba and the fearsome Florent Malouda carved out four goals and three assists between them to earn 22 points a piece. Teammate Salomon Kalou also got in on the action with two strikes of his own to yield 16 points.

Other star selections included brace baggers Birmingham’s Sebastien Larsson (16), Spur’s Rafael van der Vaart (15) and Arsenal’s Robin van Persie (13), while goal scoring Everton defender Leighton Baines (13) was also lucky for some.

Scaling the heady heights of the managers list this game-week was Uon Sovichheka with his self styled side Vichheka FC. Vichheka’s formidable total of 121 points was in no small part down to his perfect pick of Drogba as captain, while Baines, Birmingham’s Craig Gardner and van Persie added 13 points each to his tally.

Vichheka is honoured with the weekly prize of a US$20 phone card and T-shirt from sponsors Cellcard.

Gameweek 34, which has its transfer deadline at 5:50pm tomorrow, has no standout titanic clashes but does feature extra ties for Stoke, Wolves, Fulham and Bolton.

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