Nearly a million Fantasy Premier League managers were left disappointed as top Gameweek 3 captain pick Kevin De Bruyne (£11.6m) failed to produce any attacking returns in Manchester City's 5-2 defeat to Leicester City.
The leading points-scorer last season, De Bruyne was both the most captained and third-most transferred-in player after claiming 13 FPL points in his first appearance of 2020/21 in Gameweek 2.
But he and his Man City team-mates were upstaged by Leicester's hat-trick hero Jamie Vardy (£10.0m).
The second-most captained player for GW3, Timo Werner (£9.5m), also blanked despite his Chelsea team scoring three in the comeback 3-3 draw at West Bromwich Albion on Saturday. Transferred out by 429,000+ the German was also captained by more than 804,000.
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The Egyptian scored twice against the Gunners in the corresponding fixture in 2019/20 and picked up 20 points in the Reds' first home match of the season against Leeds United.
But he was also unable to repeat that feat and picked up five points for his one assist in the Reds' 3-1 win.
Salah was also favoured by the top 100 managers but Harry Kane (£10.5m) and Son Heung-min (£9.1m) were both selected ahead of him.
Calvert-Lewin was brought in by 969,000+ managers after scoring four goals in two matches and he delivered with a goal after 10 minutes at Selhurst Park to return six points.
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A difficult run of fixtures for Arsenal led to Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang (£11.9m) being sold by over a million managers.
The midfielder picked up his lowest total of 2020/21, only two points in the 3-1 loss at Liverpool, with fixtures against Man City, Manchester United and Leicester in their next four matches.
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An ankle injury for Allan Saint-Maximin (£5.4m), who has yet to produce an attacking return this season, prompted over 653,000 managers to part company with the Newcastle midfielder.
Werner completed the top three transfers out.
Part 2: GW3 Bonus points: Alexander-Arnold shines for Liverpool
Part 3: FPL Saturday review: Lamptey assists catch eye of managers
Part 4: GW3 Lessons: Penalties becoming a bigger factor
Part 5: FPL experts: Consider filling your team with penalty-takers
Part 6: GW3 Lessons: Form and fixtures favour Everton