Newcastle supersub Barnes among the top gameweek 30 UltimateFan Point Scorers


Following the weekend’s Premier League action, we run through the highest UltimateFan Point Scorers from gameweek 30. Represented in the top 10 are Aston Villa, Burnley, Liverpool, Sheffield United, West Ham, Chelsea and Newcastle. 


10. Moussa Diaby (Aston Villa) - 13 UltimateFan Points 


Aston Villa attacker Moussa Diaby both scored and assisted in a Premier League match for the second time as his contributions helped Unai Emery’s side to a 2-0 victory over West Midlands rivals Wolves on Saturday. The Frenchman also made two key passes and one successful dribble to post 13 UltimateFan points. 


9. Josh Cullen (Burnley) - 14 UltimateFan Points 


Burnley midfielder Josh Cullen netted his first-ever Premier League goal in some style at Stamford Bridge on Saturday as he volleyed home from outside of the box to bring the visitors level just two minutes into the second half. Cullen, who also made an interception and three key passes, then went on to provide the assist for Dara O’Shea to equalise for the Clarets in the 81st minute. 


Newcastle supersub Barnes among the top gameweek 30 UltimateFan Point Scorers


8. Mohamed Salah (Liverpool) - 14 UltimateFan Points 


Liverpool star Mohamed Salah made his first Premier League start since New Year’s Day on Sunday as the Reds came from behind to claim all three points against Brighton at Anfield. The Egypt international was on hand to net what turned out to be the winner after 65 minutes, while he also made one key pass and three successful dribbles for a total of 14 UltimateFan points. 


7. Oliver McBurnie (Sheffield United) - 14 UltimateFan Points 


Oliver McBurnie both scored and assisted against Fulham on Saturday, as he set up the Blades’ opener before restoring their lead 10 minutes later with just his fifth league goal of the season. McBurnie also won a total of eight aerial duels, made two tackles and two clearances to take home 14 UltimateFan points. 


6. Mohammed Kudus (West Ham) - 16 UltimateFan Points 


West Ham star Mohammed Kudus was the WhoScored Premier League Player of the Week after his performance against Newcastle. Despite ultimately being on the losing side at St. James’ Park, Kudus was instrumental in everything that the Hammers did well, as they took a 3-1 lead shortly after half-time. The former Ajax man both scored and assisted in a Premier League match for the very first time, while he also made five tackles, two key passes and six successful dribbles to return 16 UltimateFan points. 


5. Jarrod Bowen (West Ham) - 17 UltimateFan Points 


Like teammate Kudus, Jarrod Bowen scored and assisted against Newcastle on Saturday, the second time he has done so in a Premier League match this season. The England international’s goal brought his scoring tally for the campaign to 15, while he also made three tackles, a key pass and a successful dribble to earn 17 UltimateFan points. 


4. Cole Palmer (Chelsea) - 20 UltimateFan Points 


Cole Palmer’s tally of goal involvements for Chelsea in the Premier League this season surpassed 20 when he scored both of the Blues’ goals in their draw with Burnley on Saturday. Palmer has now scored or assisted in his last three league matches, and five of his last six. The 21-year-old found the net against the Clarets with two of nine attempts on goal, while he also made five key passes and completed three dribbles on his way to an UltimateFan points haul of 20. 


Newcastle supersub Barnes among the top gameweek 30 UltimateFan Point Scorers


3. Harvey Barnes (Newcastle) - 20 UltimateFan Points 


Newcastle winger Harvey Barnes made just his 12th Premier League appearance of the season when he was introduced as a substitute in the 67th minute against West Ham, with the Magpies trailing 3-1 at that stage. Barnes, though, would go on to equalise for the hosts in the 83rd minute, before netting a sublime winner seven minutes later to complete a dramatic comeback. 


2. Alexander Isak (Newcastle) - 20 UltimateFan Points 


Responsible for Newcastle’s other two goals in the thriller with West Ham was Swedish striker Alexander Isak, who netted from the penalty spot either side of half time. The 24-year-old also registered his first league assist of the season to help himself to a total of 20 UltimateFan points. 


1. Ben Brereton (Sheffield United) - 22 UltimateFan Points 


Sheffield United loanee Ben Brereton made it four goals in five league appearances for the Blades when he bagged a brace against Fulham on Saturday. The 24-year-old put the hosts ahead after 58 minutes, before turning provider for Oliver McBurnie 10 minutes later, and adding the hosts’ third another two minutes later. The Chilean attacker also made two tackles, one clearance, two blocks and one key pass to earn 22 UltimateFan points.

Newcastle supersub Barnes among the top gameweek 30 UltimateFan Point Scorers