Round 14 winner yeremis snatched a signed FIFA World Cup™ winner's jersey this weekend along with second-place on the overall leaderboard. His massive 633 point return launched him from 14th position into second-place overall.
Shinzo Koroki was the hero of the day for Kashima Antlers. His goal ensured a 1-0 win against Urawa Red Diamonds and with it a third successive J.League title for Kashima Antlers (72 points). Brazil was the scene of another title decider. Flamengo got off to a shaky start, trailing Gremio 1-0 in the early stages. However, the championship hopefuls quickly set about correcting the score, clinching a goal eight minutes later and then sealing the victory with a 70th-minute strike by Ronaldo Angelim. The result only returned 26 points for predictors but it gave Flamengo yet another Brasileirao trophy.
In Germany, the Hamburg-Hoffenheim goalless draw may have disappointed fans but it marked strong returns for a few predictors (81 points). Meanwhile in Italy, the match of the week lived up to expectations. Claudio Marchisio is the king of Turin at the moment, after helping Juventus to snatch a 2-1 win against Internazionale and consequently close the gap between first and third place to five points. In Colombia’s Copa Mustang, Junior finally destroyed their poor recent away record by seeing off Pereira 2-1 to keep their cup dreams alive.
It was a big week for our main challengers with an average return of 373 points per predictor in the Top Ten. dannyvilla holds onto first place but yeremis is in hot pursuit. The Round 14 winner shoved his way into second-place just 35 points behind the leader.
Round 15 Fixtures (12 & 13 December)
Central Coast Mariners-Melbourne Victory (Australia)
Qormi FC- Birkirkara (Malta)
Kaizer Chiefs- Bloemfontein Celtic (South Africa)
Boca Juniors- Banfield (Argentina)
Sporting Gijón- Sevilla FC (Spain)
Tacuary- Libertad (Paraguay)
UE Santa Coloma- UE Sant Julià (Andorra)
Sampdoria- AS Roma (Italy)
Olympique Lyon- Girondins Bordeaux (France)