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23-Year-Old Midfielder     Chelsea  Premier      Full Name: Oscar dos Santos Emboada Junior


Birthdate:  September 9, 1991    Birthplace:  Americana, São Paulo, Brazil    Nationality:  Brazil    Height:  5' 11"    Weight:  146 lbs    

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Oscar had two goals on five shots (three on target) during Chelsea's 5-0 rout of Swansea City on Saturday.

Oscar has been absolutely dominant of late, scoring three goals and assisting on another in his last two games. There's a ton of fantasy upside with a number of Chelsea players, and Oscar is making a case to be the pick.

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Oscar: Past News Updates   ( ▲ View most recent update )

January 10, 2015

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Oscar had a goal and an assist during Chelsea's 2-0 win over Newcastle on Saturday. He was all over the field during the game, finishing with three shots -- one on target -- two key passes, three tackles, one interception and four clearances.

Oscar was simply unstoppable during his 78 minutes on the pitch and was clearly the man of the match. He now has four goals and seven assists this season, the latter of which is bested by only Swansea City's Gylfi Sigurdsson (eight), Everton's Leighton Baines (eight) and teammate Cesc Fabregas (14) in the Prem. Up next is a Jan. 17 match against Swansea, who Oscar had an assist against back on Sept. 13 in a 4-2 win.

December 28, 2014

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Oscar was held out of Saturday's draw against Southampton due to an illness, manager Jose Mourinho confirmed after the match.

Mourinho intimated that the ailment is not serious, and Oscar could return Thursday against Spurs at White Hart Lane.

December 14, 2014

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Oscar assisted on Eden Hazard's seventh-minute goal during Chelsea's 2-0 win over Hull City on Saturday.

Oscar has not scored a goal himself since Nov. 1 against QPR, but he's picked up four assists in his last seven appearances. He's a mainstay in manager Jose Mourinho's starting XI and should be right back there Dec. 22 at Stoke City.

December 4, 2014

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Oscar picked up his fourth assist of the season during Chelsea's 3-0 win over Tottenham on Wednesday.

Oscar has two assists in his last three Premier League matches, as he continues to play very well setting up the players in front of him. However, he may be a little less attack-minded Saturday against Newcastle, as Nemanja Matic, the midfield rock behind him defensively, is suspended after picking up his fifth yellow card of the season against Spurs.

November 30, 2014

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Oscar took a team-high five shots, though only one was on target, and he made five key passes during Chelsea's scoreless draw with Sunderland on Saturday.

Oscar has been very active in the attack of late, taking 11 shots in the last three games, though only three have been on goal. Chelsea play Spurs on Wednesday, so Oscar could have his playing time limited with their next game coming Saturday at Newcastle.

November 2, 2014

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Oscar scored in the 32nd minute of Chelsea's 2-1 win over QPR on Saturday.

Oscar now has three goals on the season, with each effort coming against a bottom-five club (Aston Villa, Crystal Palace and QPR), while also adding two assists. He's actually outperformed teammate Eden Hazard this season, though the latter continues to have a better fantasy upside.

October 18, 2014

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Oscar scored off a free kick in the sixth minute and then assisted on Cesc Fabregas' 51st minute goal in Chelsea's 2-1 win over Crystal Palace on Saturday.

Oscar has been playing very well of late, recording two goals and an assist in his last three league matches. He's solidified his spot in the starting XI and should continue to center the midfield for a Chelsea squad with strong title aspirations this season.