Five predictors clawed their way to the top of Round 29 ranking, each returning 534 points. Of the five, redkop69 claims the round prize, edging out the competition thanks to his superior overall score.
The biggest return of the weekend came from the biggest match. Chelsea’s 2-1 win at Old Trafford returned 70 points and handed Manchester United their second home defeat of the season.
Our featured Serie A match got off to an unexpected start. Lazio, who are teetering above the relegation zone, stunned European hopefuls Napoli when they went 1-0 ahead in the fourth minute. Napoli were able to level the score line before half-time. The tight encounter ended 1-1 (69 points). Our K-League matched returned the same result. Seongnam Ilhwa Chunma held onto a 1-1 draw at Jeju United (69 points), extending their undefeated record against Jeju to three games.
In Argentina, Godoy Cruz broke their dry run against Velez Sarsfield, with an impressive 2-0 win (67 points), pushing them into second place on the Primera A league table. Meanwhile in France, Le Mans look set for relegation after a 2-0 defeat at Saint-Etienne (35 points), while in Mexico Monterrey extended their home record to seven games without defeat after beating Pumas UNAM 1-0 (33 points).
Lampert scored a massive 337 points this round to pull within 314 points of the No 1 dannyvilla. In response, the leader only managed a 170-points’ return. With only six rounds remaining in the season, we could yet see last minute battle for the Grand Prize – a trip for two to the FIFA World Player Gala 2010.
Round 30 (10 & 11 April)
Philadelphia Union-DC United (USA)
Kyoto Purple Sanga-Nagoya Grampus Eight (Japan)
Hull City-Burnley (England)
Bayer Leverkusen-Bayern Munich (Germany)
Real Madrid-Barcelona (Spain)
Club Rubio Nu-Libertad (Paraguay)
RFS Olimps-PFK Daugava (Latvia)