Fantasy Premier League managers everywhere love a good moan about the allocation of bonus points - usually when one of their players gets short-changed. This week was very different, though.
We’ve all nodded along sagely to warnings that Double Gameweek players don’t necessarily outscore their single-fixture counterparts, but it takes a week like this to make us actually believe it.
Xherdan Shaqiri delivered one of the goals of the season and Romelu Lukaku continued his remarkable scoring record at Goodison Park but ultimately a controversial penalty in injury time was the deciding factor as Stoke finally triumphed in a seven-goal epic.
Arsene Wenger has a selection problem going into a vital run of early season games. Some might argue the problem is of his own making, but he has to chose between strikers Theo Walcott and Olivier Giroud at a time when both need a run of games to increase their goalscoring confidence.
Sitting in the autumnal sunshine at the Arsenal on Saturday, soaking up some rays, while watching a supremely dominant display against Stoke, with the Gunners spraying the ball around in such a pleasing-on-the-eye fashion, it’s hard to imagine a more pleasurable way of passing a Saturday afternoon.