Strictly Come Dancing results and spoilers: Ashley Roberts top scores but who will go?

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Here's a spoiler-filled recap of tonight's Strictly Come Dancing 2018 latest live show.

So far five couples have left the competition - and tonight the remaining dancing duos performed a brand selection of dazzling ballroom and Latin routines.

Tess Daly and Claudia Winkleman were back to host the latest episode of the show as the couples danced again.

The celebrities and their pro partners hit the dancefloor in a bid to impress judges Shirley Ballas, Dame Darcey Bussell, Bruno Tonioli and Craig Revel Horwood. once again.

As always, the judges issued their scores out of 10 which will be added to the viewers' votes in Sunday's results.

Topping the scoreboard again this week were Ashley Roberts and Pasha Kovalev, who danced a Foxtrot to Orange Coloured Sky by Natalie Cole. The routine was praised by Craig as "pure" while Shirley was left on her feet. However Ashley couldn't quite get a perfect 40, missing out by one point once again with a total of 39 points.

Ashley pipped Faye Tozer and Giovanni Pernice to the top spot, with the Steps' singer's Tango to Call Me by Blondie scoring 38 points, one lower than last week.

Stacey Dooley and Kevin Clifton impressed with their Street and Commercial routine to Empire State Of Mind (Part II) by Alicia Keys. It was "everything" for Craig, giving the pair their best marks yet with a total of 36 points.

Joe Sugg and Dianne Buswell also did well, getting themselves 34 points for their Paso Doble to Pompeii by Bastille.

But at the other end of the leaderboard, Danny John-Jules and partner Amy Dowden struggled with their Quickstep. The routine to Freedom by Pharrell Williams saw them left with just 22 points.

Also towards the lower end of the table was Kate Silverton and Aljaž Skorjanec. They danced the first Argentine Tango of the series to Assassin’s Tango by John Powell but only managed a score of 23.

Meanwhile, after appearing in the dance off last Sunday, Graeme Swan and Oti Mabuse bounced back with their Waltz to The Last Waltz by Engelbert Humperdinck scoring 29 points.

> Strictly Come Dancing 2018 leaderboard: Week 7 scores and results

The total judges' marks will now be combined with the results from the latest public vote tonight.

As always the celebrity couples in the bottom two of the overall rankings will find themselves having to dance again in tomorrow night's (Sunday) results show.

Who was your favourite on Strictly Come Dancing this weekend? Tweet us @tellymix!

Remember, Strictly returns on Sunday night on BBC One with the results from 7:50PM.

As well as the results, there will be a musical performance from Jess Glynne, plus the judges will once again be putting Saturday night’s routines under the microscope.

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