Matchday Surgery

The Saturday Surgery

With ninety minutes to go before the gate drops down on our Gameweek decision making, there’s likely to be plenty still deliberating the day’s dilemmas. The first of two back-to-back double Gameweeks hands us the potential of strong returns, although we find ourselves somewhat at the mercy of Rafa Benitez: an unenviable position when considering, wildcards, transfers and the captaincy. Our Saturday Surgery Chatroom is now open to offer a crumb of comfort for those seeking real-time feedback for their theories and musings.

The day’s Dugout Discussion follows at 12.30 ahead of Tottenham’s trip to Loftus Road for the early kick-off. The pre-match preamble is looking purposeful on the touchline.

Mark Mark created the beast. He's now looking to tame it.”

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  1. DasBoot
      3 years, 11 months ago

      Any tips? Got the wildcard active.

      Bunn/Bego
      Sagna - Luiz - Clyne (Demel/R.Martin)
      Hazard - Bale - Walcott - Mata (Michu)
      Weimann - Lambert - VP

      Afraid of the rotation risk at Chelsea with Ba/Torres, so going for Hazard and Mata and then swapping Hazard to Nolan and brining Podolski in for Weimann next round.

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    • Collar of Cantona
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      3 years, 11 months ago

      Simple problem:

      A) Fellaini and Lambert

      B) Bale and Pogrebnyak

      Which combo is better over the next 7-8 weeks?

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      1. GinjaWhinja
          3 years, 11 months ago

          Similar problem for me, I'm torn!

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        • Epic Fail 墅 ⚽
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          3 years, 11 months ago

          A

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      2. HellasLEAF
          3 years, 11 months ago

          Guys, about Wilson. When he comes back, is he nailed on????

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          1. Demí
              3 years, 11 months ago

              Yes Hellas he is. Don't worry

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              1. HellasLEAF
                  3 years, 11 months ago

                  +1. Was fairly sure, needed re-assurance not that up on the injury front.

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            • GinjaWhinja
                3 years, 11 months ago

                Please help!

                A) Szczesny, Fellaini and Berbatov
                Or
                B) Federici, Bale, Ruiz

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                1. Spencer
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                  3 years, 11 months ago

                  A for me with the Arsenal DGW coming up.

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              • Rukawa
                  3 years, 11 months ago

                  Bench one out of Silva, Walcott, Pucheon?

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                  1. Paul
                      3 years, 11 months ago

                      silva

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                      1. Rukawa
                          3 years, 11 months ago

                          same my idea atm

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                      2. Sarnab
                          3 years, 11 months ago

                          silva

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                      3. Paul
                          3 years, 11 months ago

                          Who to bench????…out of:

                          Michu Suarez Cazorla

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                          1. Rukawa
                              3 years, 11 months ago

                              Michu

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                            • Epic Fail 墅 ⚽
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                              3 years, 11 months ago

                              Cazorla

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                          2. Rataj2000
                              3 years, 11 months ago

                              Good to go?

                              Guzan, Jaskelainen
                              Evra, Hughes, Martin R, (Clyne, Demel)
                              Michu, Mata(c), Bale, Walcott (Kacalin)
                              Ba, RVP, Berbatov

                              Michu bench for Kacalin??

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                            • Razormac
                                3 years, 11 months ago

                                On wc but I have a feeling Tevez is about to explode again. I have ba but not sure about game time.. any last minute ideas!!

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                                1. Twisted Saltergater
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                                  3 years, 11 months ago

                                  Ba for now then Podolski or Suarez

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                                2. Epic Fail 墅 ⚽
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                                  3 years, 11 months ago

                                  Bring Tevez in if you think he'll explode.

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                                  1. andylowery
                                      3 years, 11 months ago

                                      Exactly - TRUST YOUR OWN INSTINCT

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                                  2. Twisted Saltergater
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                                    3 years, 11 months ago

                                    Agree with Epic.. Thought you hate Tevez also

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                                    1. Twisted Saltergater
                                      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                      3 years, 11 months ago

                                      *had! 😀

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                                  3. shirtless
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                                    3 years, 11 months ago

                                    Same here. Prob get Podolski for next week, then Tevez back for QPR, then wildcard and decide whether to keep Tevez or sell for Fellaini in a 3-5-2!

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                                3. snowman
                                    3 years, 11 months ago

                                    sidwell to puncheon worth 4point hit?

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                                    1. Spencer
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                                      3 years, 11 months ago

                                      Not worth it

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                                    2. Epic Fail 墅 ⚽
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                                      3 years, 11 months ago

                                      Probably just about.

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                                    3. Sarnab
                                        3 years, 11 months ago

                                        no

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                                    4. Spencer
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                                      3 years, 11 months ago

                                      Are people going with Ba long term, or just for the DGW excitement?

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                                    5. Sarnab
                                        3 years, 11 months ago

                                        LUIZ (c) FTW

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                                      • kanubelieveit
                                          3 years, 11 months ago

                                          Bale for Theo or stay put?

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                                          1. Epic Fail 墅 ⚽
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                                            3 years, 11 months ago

                                            Stay.

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                                            1. kanubelieveit
                                                3 years, 11 months ago

                                                been bit enough by Bale to know better

                                                stay it is

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                                          2. The Milkman
                                              3 years, 11 months ago

                                              Gibbs (home to Man City) or Zabaleta (away to Arsenal)?

                                              Hell, the is tough!

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                                            • Sarnab
                                                3 years, 11 months ago

                                                People having benching problems, to them I say I have Carlton 'donkey' Cole. 😀

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                                              • Techy
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                                                3 years, 11 months ago

                                                Begovic or Jaaskelainen for this gameweek?

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                                                1. Collar of Cantona
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                                                  3 years, 11 months ago

                                                  Bego

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                                                  1. Techy
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                                                    3 years, 11 months ago

                                                    He's done well for me so far, just worried about Chelsea's away form, even though Stoke are usually pretty solid.

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                                              • Sting
                                                  3 years, 11 months ago

                                                  Will Baines play this week!?

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                                                • The Blue Of Leicester
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                                                  3 years, 11 months ago

                                                  Oh I just realised I am rank 13k wow
                                                  Not going with Ba this week on my WC, time to go back to 60k where I deserve to be i guess.

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                                                • The Man
                                                    3 years, 11 months ago

                                                    Guys do I play-

                                                    Cazorla (MCI) or Ruiz (WIG) ??

                                                    Head is wrecked this week!!

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                                                  • Sebastian Rooks
                                                      3 years, 11 months ago

                                                      hahahahahahahahahahahaha CECH starts

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