April
13

The Saturday Surgery

Filed under: Matchday Surgery - Posted by: Mark

The double Gameweek frenzy reaches a crescendo with around two hours to go before the gate slams down on our Fantasy lineups. Points hits are still on the cards, captain changes and bench tweaks still to be decided ahead of a Gameweek which will, hopefully, provide some heavy scoring after the previous weekend fell so flat.

If you’re late to the party, you can can catch up with our double Gameweek dominated Scout Picks selection, find some left field selections via the Differentials or, if you fancy a aural accompaniment to the bacon butty, fire up the latest ScoutCast. If you’re still dallying on those transfers, maybe our team news with predicted lineups can help you out.

The Matchday Surgery chatroom is now open for those who require some real-time reassurance, while the Dugout Discussion will follow prior to today’s kick-offs – at around 2.45.

Another Friday night Pre-match Preamble follows shortly.

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  1. So evans/clichy to baines for 8pt hit??
    Got 6 dgw inc evans 30pt clear in my lge
    Is 8pt too much hit for baines??
    Cheers

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    1. don't do it

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  2. Hello?

    • 1 year, 8 months ago
    1. Is there anybody in there?

      • 1 year, 8 months ago
      1. Just nod if you can hear me

        • 1 year, 8 months ago
    2. Is it me you're looking for?

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  3. No doubt this question has been asked a thousand times but: Walcott or Santi?
    Can only accommodate one, money's no issue, which one is the right choice?

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    1. Santi safer, Walcott more explosive, so depends how you feel.

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      1. Cheers for dispelling the voices in my head, Santi it is then, in pole position in my mini league so makes sense to go with the percentages!

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  4. tw
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member

    predicted scores of the ars and mun games?

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    1. tw
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member

      all 4 games

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      1. Down there...

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      2. Ars 1 - Nor 1
        Ars 2 - Eve 1
        Utd 3 - Stke 0
        1 - 0 Utd beat WH

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    2. Ars 2 - Nor 0
      Ars 1 - Eve 1
      Stoke 0 - Utd 2
      WH 0 - Utd 2

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      1. ars-nor 3-0
        ars-eve 0-0
        stoke-utd 0-0
        wham-utd 1-0

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  5. rate my team computer is telling me to captain walcott :shock:

    the computer knows people

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    1. do it then

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  6. who starts? downing or remy?

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  7. Cazorla, RVP or Giroud as captain?

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  8. Ah, nice and peaceful.

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  9. Ars 1 Nor 0
    Ars 1 Eve 2

    Sto 0 Utd 2
    Whm 1 Utd 1

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    1. Ars 4 Nor 1
      Ars 2 Eve 0
      Sto 0 Utd 4
      Whm 1 Utd 3

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  10. Is Tomkins going to start for WH? I need a sub 4.5 def

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    1. I have demel

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  11. everton vs qpr prediction score?

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    1. 2-1 (Anichebe, Baines; Remy)

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    2. Eve 2 - QPR 0

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      1. i think 3-0 or 3-1 ....

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    3. 2-0 Fellaini & Mirallas

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  12. Mark trolling everyone?! :lol:

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    1. :lol: Indeed!

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    2. Never seen this before!!!

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    3. No, due to a stupid comment having to be removed and then the thread tidied up, it broke the threading on the comments so I had to test to ensure that things were okay. Oh for HomeCrowd. Counting the days.

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      1. tw
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member

        is this phase of testing still going? or is it over? was hoping to test tomorrow if it still is

        • 1 year, 8 months ago
        1. We're done for this phase. Styling the comments next week and we've added some further admin tools. So now we just optimising ahead of basically, opening up the test server to a far bigger audience.

          • 1 year, 8 months ago
      2. How stupid a comment do you need to make to be removed :p

        Did he say to make Kagawa captain - oh dear I did that last night and just woke after deadline to change it

        • 1 year, 8 months ago
  13. Scottish cup semi final, Great game, just sayin.

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Scout Picks

For Gameweek 17

  • Lloris
  • Zabaleta
  • Ivanovic
  • Cresswell
  • Sánchez
  • Eriksen
  • Y Touré
  • Downing
  • Bony
  • van Persie
  • Austin
  • Evans
  • Nasri
  • Carroll

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Goalkeepers

Last updated: 19 Dec, 2014 1:25pm
Player Club Factors
Up Hart MCI A, Vs
Up McGregor HUL B, Vs
Up Guzan AVL B, Vs
Up Green QPR B, Vs
Down Pantilimon SUN A
Up De Gea MUN A
No Change Fabianski SWA B
Up Adrián WHM B

Defenders

Last updated: 19 Dec, 2014 12:51am
Player Club Factors
Up Zabaleta MCI B, Vs, Rest
Down Ivanovic CHE B
Down Baines EVE C
Up Yun QPR C, Vs, £
Up Davies TOT C, Vs, Rest, £
Up Janmaat NEW B, VsX, Inj
No Change Cresswell WHM B
Down Hutton AVL B, Vs, £, Sus
No Change Taylor SWA B
Up Chester HUL C, Vs, VsX
Up Evans MUN B, Vs

Midfielders

Last updated: 17 Dec, 2014 1:40pm
Player Club Factors
Up Hazard CHE A, VsX
Down Sánchez ARS A, VsX, OoP
Up Y Touré MCI B, Vs, Sus
Up Downing WHM A
Up Eriksen TOT A, Vs
Up Nasri MCI A, Vs, Inj
Down Sigurdsson SWA B, Vs
Up Sterling LIV C, Vs
No Change Bolasie CPL A, VsX
Down Oscar CHE B, VsX
Up Fer QPR B, Vs
Up Sissoko NEW B, Vs, VsX

Forwards

Last updated: 20 Dec, 2014 10:12am
Player Club Factors
No Change Diego Costa CHE B
No Change Bony SWA A, Vs
Up Austin QPR A, Vs
Up van Persie MUN A
Up Kane TOT B, Vs, Rest, £
No Change Sakho WHM B, Rest, £
Up Giroud ARS B, VsX
Up Benteke AVL B, Vs
Down Rooney MUN B, Inj, OoP
Up Carroll WHM B
Up Cissé NEW A, Vs
No Change Pellè SOT C

Selection Factors

A, B, C Current Form
Vs Favourable Fixtures
VsX Unfavourable Fixtures
Rest Rotation Risk
Inj Injured/Returning from Injury
OoP Out of Position
£ Potential Bargain
Sus Suspended/Near Suspension

The Suspension Tightrope

Player Team YC
Oxlade-Chamberlain ARS 4
Agbonlahor AVL 4
Boyd BRN 4
Marney BRN 4
Chamakh CPL 4
Besic EVE 4
Naismith EVE 4
Chester HUL 4
Robertson HUL 4
Moore LEI 4
Vardy LEI 4
Balotelli LIV 4
Gerrard LIV 4
Skrtel LIV 4
Kompany MCI 4
Mangala MCI 4
Y Touré MCI 4
Tioté NEW 4
Fer QPR 4
Clyne SOT 4
Mane SOT 4
Mame Biram Diouf STO 4
Shawcross STO 4
Wilson STO 4
Gómez SUN 4
Wickham SUN 4
Ki SWA 4
Williams SWA 4
Mason TOT 4
Dorrans WBA 4
Tomkins WHM 4

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