Preamble

The Pre-Match Preamble – Gameweek 37

It’s like we’re being prepared for the inevitable: slowly eased into a life without football and the spills from our Fantasy lineups. Okay, there’s the small matter of an FA Cup final but, without the sight of Norman Whiteside playing poker on the coach, helicopter arrivals and Question of Sport special, that lost it’s magic long ago.

We’re left with just the early kick-off at Villa Park– a scenario that could well turn sour on us, should Rafa deliver on his promise and shuffle his pack with wild abandon ahead of the midweek Europa League final.

We know Rafa loves a bit of silverware; he wants to depart his troubled tenure at the Bridge with another CV boosting trophy. Ultimately, that will surely influence his teamsheet for the clash with a Villa side that look to have almost casually eased their way out of the relegation quicksand in recent weeks. With a point likely to satisfy both managers, today’s match could be short on fireworks, big on disappointment.

This morning’s press are torn on the Benitez teamsheet. While we’re largely resigned to the fact that Eden Hazard will be rested following his recent calf injury, Juan Mata is our main concern heading into the morning deadline. The Spaniard figures in the majority of this morning’s predicted lineups: only The Times omit the playmaker from their teamsheet, prompting starts for both Yossi Benayoun and Oscar.

While we’re far from confident, Mata was handed a rest in the second leg of the semi-final with Basel and Benitez may consider that enough for his compatriot to come through today’s clash and remain fresh the Benfica meeting. The risk of injury is, of course, the prime concern but, from a Fantasy perspective, if you hold Mata, you surely start him and let the auto subs do the rest.

That’s easier said than done when you consider that we’ve also had the Michu injury to contend with. Having consigned him to the beach for the rest of the season, a Friday twist saw Michael Laudrup declare that his leading scorer could yet make Sunday’s Old Trafford trip…

“Michu was in training yesterday. We will have to see because I don’t want to force anything but everyone wants to play at old Trafford. I will talk to him and Chico and see how they are. I thought a hamstring injury would be that for the season, but it has not torn and it has gone well so he is a possibility. If not, then for the last game against Fulham.”

Four of this morning’s papers go with Michu in their lineups and we’ve followed suit, convinced that, if there’s a chance for Laudrup to reward Michu with a start on such an occasion, he’ll take it. Whether he’ll profit against a United side surely determined to see off Sir Alex with a routine win is another matter. It would almost be impolite for Michu to score on Sunday.

As for United, it appears that Sunday calls for strength and the “old guard”. The press boys are tipping both Paul Scholes and Ryan Giggs to be handed invites to the party, while Nemanja Vidic and Rio Ferdinand are paired in defence. Robin Van Persie starts in every lineup, of course, while Wayne Rooney is handed a bench role by The Sun, The Guardian and The Mail. That would be the latest and greatest insult in a tumultuous season.

On the other side of Manchester, the City lineup for the midweek trip to Reading is pure guesswork. We find no guidance from the press who turn attentions to today’s final with Wigan. The overwhelming opinion is that both Carlos Tevez and Sergio Aguero will be thrown in against the Latics, leaving Scout Pick Edin Dzeko seemingly primed to face the Royals on Tuesday. Aside from that, we expect the usual shuffle at the back with the entire Wembley rearguard at risk and names like Micah Richards, Joleon Lescott and dear old Aleks Kolarov back in the frame.

Personally I could without such curveballs. While I don’t wish the season to end, these final two Gameweeks look problematic and, as Dave Gahan would say, “can only do harm”.

Content with my lot, I’d be happy to “stick” pick up my ball and head home. Instead, I’ve this horrible feeling that this Gameweek, coupled with the unpredictable climax on Sunday week, has me nervously perched at the top of a greasy poll. I’m not sure how far I’ll drop but, with under an hour to go, I’m a little uncertain how I’m going to cushion the fall. I can’t see Kolarov catching me.

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

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  1. 4vets
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    3 years, 17 days ago

    Right, I'm off to my son's football tournament. Enjoy the games!

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    1. Count of Monte Hristo
        3 years, 17 days ago

        Enjoy the migration.

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        1. 4vets
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          3 years, 17 days ago

          I even can't remember the last time... 😉

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          1. Count of Monte Hristo
              3 years, 17 days ago

              😆

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        2. Mark
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          3 years, 17 days ago

          Ooh..good luck at the tourney. Don't get too wound up 😉

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        3. 1966 was a great year for E…
            3 years, 17 days ago

            'Like that day I hit the referee with a whiskey bottle. Remember that, when daddy hit the referee?'

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        4. Jinswick
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          3 years, 17 days ago

          Starting to question getting Anichebe in for a hit...

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          1. Bemba_Da
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            3 years, 17 days ago

            for who?

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          2. Mark
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            3 years, 17 days ago

            Funny things happen at this point in the season.

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            1. Jinswick
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              3 years, 17 days ago

              It did fund getting RVP but still...

              Berba & Aguero -> RVP(c) & Anichebe (4 points)

              The more I look at it the worse it gets!!

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            2. Acquafresca
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              3 years, 17 days ago

              He missed telling you it was to free funds for RVP 😉

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          3. TorresMagic™
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            3 years, 17 days ago

            Had to be done.

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          4. Sanchez .
              3 years, 17 days ago

              No wonder. For a hit?
              You must have had injuries surely?

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            • Bootsy
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              3 years, 17 days ago

              must have

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          5. goonerbyron
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            3 years, 17 days ago

            Who wins outta me and my cash H2H opponent? 9 different players so very different teams...

            Me - Hart, Luiz(STaylor), Clichy(Wilson), Walcott (c), Cazorla, Mata, Benteke, Kone, Tevez + 8 points

            Him - De Gea, Vidic, Clyne, RobsonKanu, Coutinho, Walters, Weimann, Defoe, RVP (c)

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            1. Yome
                3 years, 17 days ago

                Hits taken?

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                1. goonerbyron
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                  3 years, 17 days ago

                  He's on a -8, I'm starting fresh

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                  1. Yome
                      3 years, 17 days ago

                      Then you'll win however beware of RVP

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                2. Old School - Absinthe makes…
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                  3 years, 17 days ago

                  anyone could win...

                  I'd wait until its a couple of players left and then compare

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                3. TorresMagic™
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                  3 years, 17 days ago

                  He may need a few autosubs.

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                4. Sanchez .
                    3 years, 17 days ago

                    he is solely reliant on rvp I think.
                    You should win.

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                5. Tommytour
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                  3 years, 17 days ago

                  All we need is Tevez and Aguero to start V Reading now

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                  1. Bond, James Collins.
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                    3 years, 17 days ago

                    Why wouldn't they start? One might get rested, but not both.

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                    1. Tommytour
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                      3 years, 17 days ago

                      You just answered your question

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                  2. Sanchez .
                      3 years, 17 days ago

                      Harsh, but an upgrade.

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                      1. Sanchez .
                          3 years, 17 days ago

                          reply fail to mancini sacking posr below

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                    • Bond, James Collins.
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                      3 years, 17 days ago

                      I can't wait to see him popping. Sturridge(C)

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                      1. Ginkapo
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                        3 years, 17 days ago

                        Right here with you 😎

                        Stand out option next week too

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                        1. Mílanista
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                          3 years, 17 days ago

                          India have 2 Kolarov's

                          Good luck, you'll need it.

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                        2. Bond, James Collins.
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                          3 years, 17 days ago

                          Next week i am thinking Big Dog Carroll. 😎

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                    • wycombewanderers
                        3 years, 17 days ago

                        With mata starting today and will almost definitely start wednesday due to the magnitude of the game. If they win today, he surely won't play Sunday will he as top four will be confirmed?

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                        1. TorresMagic™
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                          3 years, 17 days ago

                          Wait a day or 2.

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                        2. Bond, James Collins.
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                          3 years, 17 days ago

                          What will they be resting him for? Next season?

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                          1. wycombewanderers
                              3 years, 17 days ago

                              Yeah. They will give others a go and stop him from burning out and injuring himself

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                              1. Hello. Yes, This is Dog
                                  3 years, 17 days ago

                                  lol

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                                • cfctorres
                                    3 years, 17 days ago

                                    This makes little to no sense. Last game of the season at home. You want to end it on a high. + a win on last day of season guarantees us third rather than fourth.

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                                    1. wycombewanderers
                                        3 years, 17 days ago

                                        Yes it doesn't make much sense. But Rafa's rotation policy doesn't often make much sense. He won't care about coming 3rd or 4th. Mata will start Wednesday and will then have started the last 4, looking at Rafa's policy; he won't start 5 on the bounce.

                                        Don't get me wrong he's in my team and I hope he does start, am just sceptical

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                                  • goonerbyron
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                                    3 years, 17 days ago

                                    😀

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                                • cfctorres
                                    3 years, 17 days ago

                                    Last game of the season. Why not?

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                                    1. wycombewanderers
                                        3 years, 17 days ago

                                        More to the point, why?

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                                    2. Jude Rooney
                                        3 years, 17 days ago

                                        What would he save him for?

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                                        1. wycombewanderers
                                            3 years, 17 days ago

                                            he will have played a stupid amount of games by Wednesday

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                                        2. Demí
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                                          3 years, 17 days ago

                                          He'll surely start. Top 4 can't be wrapped up today. Everton are a good team. Absolutely nothing to rest him for..

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                                          1. Demí
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                                            3 years, 17 days ago

                                            My bad it can. But still, there's no reason to rest him.

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                                            1. wycombewanderers
                                                3 years, 17 days ago

                                                No player under Rafa often plays 5 on the bounce, that's the reason to rest him.

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                                            2. TorresMagic™
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                                              3 years, 17 days ago

                                              GD stops Spurs passing them.

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                                            3. Mílanista
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                                              3 years, 17 days ago

                                              Top 4 is wrapped up with a win today - check the goal difference

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                                            4. wycombewanderers
                                                3 years, 17 days ago

                                                It can be wrapped up today, look at the goal difference

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                                          2. Acquafresca
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                                            3 years, 17 days ago

                                            Apparently Pellegrini (Malaga coach) to take over Manchester City 😯

                                            Mancini to be sacked 😆

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                                            1. Bond, James Collins.
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                                              3 years, 17 days ago

                                              Incredibly harsh.

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                                              1. Adam West
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                                                3 years, 17 days ago

                                                Relatively no the Champions Leauge performances have been awful and the League was decided weeks ago.

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                                                1. Bond, James Collins.
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                                                  3 years, 17 days ago

                                                  He's made mistakes this season, no doubt about that, but, he has earned the opportunity to make amends. If they win today, that will be 3 trophies in 3 seasons. Also, 1 of the teams from their CL group were semi finalists, the other are finalists.

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                                            2. La Roja
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                                              3 years, 17 days ago

                                              that would be madness

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                                            3. Optimus.
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                                              3 years, 17 days ago

                                              mancini to wigan after martinez takes over at everton?

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                                              1. denial
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                                                3 years, 17 days ago

                                                City (along with Chelsea) are jokeshop clubs.

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                                                1. Ginkapo
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                                                  3 years, 17 days ago

                                                  The Redknapp saga was a little odd too... Though I reckon AVB will stay for a long time.

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                                            4. Mílanista
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                                              3 years, 17 days ago

                                              And still nobody has told me about his taste in left backs....

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                                              1. Ginkapo
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                                                3 years, 17 days ago

                                                Well he managed Real Madrid so must like attacking ones...

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                                            5. Ginkapo
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                                              3 years, 17 days ago

                                              When will they learn.

                                              What was Fergie's first two seasons like?

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                                              1. Count of Monte Hristo
                                                  3 years, 17 days ago

                                                  Potentially 2 FA Cups and a PL title. Hardly sacking material is it.

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                                                  1. Ginkapo
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                                                    3 years, 17 days ago

                                                    Oh ok, I wont make any sweeping statements about sticking with your manager after a rough start then.

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                                                    1. Count of Monte Hristo
                                                        3 years, 17 days ago

                                                        😯

                                                        I was agreeing with you.

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                                                        1. Ginkapo
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                                                          3 years, 17 days ago

                                                          Well true Mancini has done well with City.

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                                                          1. Count of Monte Hristo
                                                              3 years, 17 days ago

                                                              I know. 2 FA Cups and a PL title is a great start imo. CL hasn't gone to plan but you can't have it all.

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                                                              1. Ginkapo
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                                                                3 years, 17 days ago

                                                                Been very tough groups in the CL, a year in europa would do their coefficient a lot of good.

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                                                  2. Tommytour
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                                                    3 years, 17 days ago

                                                    Not been a good season for them

                                                    Not progressing in CL both years is the reason for the sacking

                                                    Hopefully Pellegrini doesn't like rotating

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                                                  3. goonerbyron
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                                                    3 years, 17 days ago

                                                    Crazy this has all come out the night before the cup final.. Embarassing for the club in my opinion!

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                                                  4. Declan-
                                                      3 years, 17 days ago

                                                      Very strange if true

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                                                    • greggles
                                                        3 years, 17 days ago

                                                        it would be harsh, but poetic given that Ferguson's just retired after 26 years and handed over to a carefully-chosen successor who embodies many of the same values/techniques.

                                                        The "noisy neighbours" stumble from one manager to the next, spending grotesque sums of money on players like Scott Sinclair in the hope of matching Man United's success. Do they not learn lessons from others?

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                                                    • toxik
                                                        3 years, 17 days ago

                                                        I am playing Mertesaker and Sagna am I mad or genius??

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                                                        1. Giggs Boson
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                                                          3 years, 17 days ago

                                                          Probably mad.

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                                                        2. Optimus.
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                                                          3 years, 17 days ago

                                                          mother fooking genius

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                                                        3. GlasgowFF
                                                            3 years, 17 days ago

                                                            I think Wigan will score.

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                                                          • Tommytour
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                                                            3 years, 17 days ago

                                                            Well it's not mad but I wouldn't call you a genius

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                                                          • Tiote on Peyote
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                                                            3 years, 17 days ago

                                                            A mad genius. I think they might concede to be honest.

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                                                        4. toxik
                                                            3 years, 17 days ago

                                                            Anyone else on a -20?

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                                                            1. Giggs Boson
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                                                              3 years, 17 days ago

                                                              😯

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                                                            2. Optimus.
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                                                              3 years, 17 days ago

                                                              *cancels the genius post

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                                                              1. Tommytour
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                                                                3 years, 17 days ago

                                                                :)

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                                                            3. TorresMagic™
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                                                              3 years, 17 days ago

                                                              Link?

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                                                            4. Declan-
                                                                3 years, 17 days ago

                                                                -8 is the largest hit I've taken this season. -4 this week

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                                                            5. GlasgowFF
                                                                3 years, 17 days ago

                                                                So glad I never did Mata to Lampard for a hit.

                                                                Shouldn't come on here before the deadline.

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                                                                1. TorresMagic™
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                                                                  3 years, 17 days ago

                                                                  What happens if Lampard outscores him by 5?

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                                                                  1. GlasgowFF
                                                                      3 years, 17 days ago

                                                                      He won't. Too fat.

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                                                                      1. Count of Monte Hristo
                                                                          3 years, 17 days ago

                                                                          I'm glad you weren't here pre deadline with that logic 😉

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                                                                  2. GlasgowFF
                                                                      3 years, 17 days ago

                                                                      Would love a big score fest in the Chelsea game. Not got any defenders and have Mata & Benteke.

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                                                                    • Acquafresca
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                                                                      3 years, 17 days ago

                                                                      Aston Villa have players and fans have voted Brad Guzan club player of the year over Benteke 😯

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                                                                      1. Paolo Di Laernu - low rep r…
                                                                          3 years, 17 days ago

                                                                          as important to their season, deserves it

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                                                                        • Ginkapo
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                                                                          3 years, 17 days ago

                                                                          He did keep them in contention during the first half of the season.

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                                                                        • GlasgowFF
                                                                            3 years, 17 days ago

                                                                            Probably are illiterate and didn't know what they were doing.

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                                                                          • Hello. Yes, This is Dog
                                                                              3 years, 17 days ago

                                                                              he has been excellent

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                                                                          • Paolo Di Laernu - low rep r…
                                                                              3 years, 17 days ago

                                                                              Juan Mata, this is your chance to shine! :)

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                                                                            • Giggs Boson
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                                                                              3 years, 17 days ago

                                                                              It's Mata time 😀

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                                                                              1. GlasgowFF
                                                                                  3 years, 17 days ago

                                                                                  Hopefully

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                                                                                • Adam West
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                                                                                  3 years, 17 days ago

                                                                                  It's Hazard time because I sold him :(

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                                                                                • Declan-
                                                                                    3 years, 17 days ago

                                                                                    Lets go :)

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                                                                                • hammersp2000
                                                                                    3 years, 17 days ago

                                                                                    Got a 57 point lead and most of my team is the same as 2nd place. This week the differentials are my baines, Martin, Maloney v his ridge well, Clyne, lambert. I've captained theo he has done RVP but he both have both players. Is it in the bag?

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                                                                                    1. Hello. Yes, This is Dog
                                                                                        3 years, 17 days ago

                                                                                        yeah 57 is a HUGE lead at this stage. no chance of losing it.

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                                                                                        1. hammersp2000
                                                                                            3 years, 17 days ago

                                                                                            I was kind if thinking it was pretty safe, unless RVP and lambert grab hat ricks of course!

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                                                                                      • De Sean-Belgique
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                                                                                        3 years, 17 days ago

                                                                                        whats going on with my 2 money league rivals
                                                                                        one has mata 3rd sub behind maloney and davies
                                                                                        the other has lampard benched playing clyne and demel 😯

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                                                                                        1. TorresMagic™
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                                                                                          3 years, 17 days ago

                                                                                          They aren't rivals......

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                                                                                        2. Hello. Yes, This is Dog
                                                                                            3 years, 17 days ago

                                                                                            they don't like money

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                                                                                            1. De Sean-Belgique
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                                                                                              3 years, 17 days ago

                                                                                              😆

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                                                                                        3. TorresMagic™
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                                                                                          3 years, 17 days ago

                                                                                          Anyone have Ba in their team on here?

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                                                                                        4. Declan-
                                                                                            3 years, 17 days ago

                                                                                            Not sure what i'm missing this week. Why has bale not been as popular a captain choice as RVP and Walcott?

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                                                                                            1. Giggs Boson
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                                                                                              3 years, 17 days ago

                                                                                              Because Stoke are in form.

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                                                                                            2. GlasgowFF
                                                                                                3 years, 17 days ago

                                                                                                Can see the Arsenal game being very open as both teams need to win.

                                                                                                RVP is RVP

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                                                                                              • Tiote on Peyote
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                                                                                                3 years, 17 days ago

                                                                                                Spurs seem to be running out of steam and Utd and Ars have better fixtures. He could work out but I think RvP is a better choice this week.

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                                                                                            3. Sanchez .
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                                                                                                So? Hazard or Mata to be subbed at half time then?

                                                                                                😀

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                                                                                                1. TorresMagic™
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                                                                                                  3 years, 17 days ago

                                                                                                  Depends on the score.

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                                                                                              • Acquafresca
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                                                                                                3 years, 17 days ago

                                                                                                Places, places!

                                                                                                Good luck everyone :)

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                                                                                              • GlasgowFF
                                                                                                  3 years, 17 days ago

                                                                                                  Got 5p on Ba to score first

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                                                                                                  1. Count of Monte Hristo
                                                                                                      3 years, 17 days ago

                                                                                                      The last of the big spenders 😎

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                                                                                                    • TorresMagic™
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                                                                                                      3 years, 17 days ago

                                                                                                      Too sheepish.

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                                                                                                  2. TorresMagic™
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                                                                                                    3 years, 17 days ago

                                                                                                    Entertaining 1-1 coming up.

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                                                                                                  3. Giggs Boson
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                                                                                                    3 years, 17 days ago

                                                                                                    Wow Villa are playing well. This is going to be a long match for Chelsea.

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                                                                                                  4. GlasgowFF
                                                                                                      3 years, 17 days ago

                                                                                                      LEAVE MATA ALONE!!!!!!!

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                                                                                                    • Waldaz
                                                                                                        3 years, 17 days ago

                                                                                                        Dirty Baker.

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                                                                                                      • Acquafresca
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                                                                                                        3 years, 17 days ago

                                                                                                        Mata could've been killed 😯

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                                                                                                        1. Pratik
                                                                                                            3 years, 17 days ago

                                                                                                            Checking Hey

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                                                                                                                TEXT_HERE

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                                                                                                          • Giggs Boson
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                                                                                                            3 years, 17 days ago

                                                                                                            I still think Terry is Chelsea's best defender.

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                                                                                                            1. Acquafresca
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                                                                                                              3 years, 17 days ago

                                                                                                              +1.

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                                                                                                          • Count of Monte Hristo
                                                                                                              3 years, 17 days ago

                                                                                                              Lampard (h) to Everton

                                                                                                              Bale (h) to Sunderland

                                                                                                              Maloney (h) to Villa

                                                                                                              Coutinho (h) to QPR

                                                                                                              Walcott @ Newcastle

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                                                                                                              Tevez (h) to Norwich

                                                                                                              Lukaku (h) to United

                                                                                                              RVP @ WBA

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                                                                                                              1. Count of Monte Hristo
                                                                                                                  3 years, 17 days ago

                                                                                                                  Looking at this would you play a 3-5-2 or a 3-4-3?

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                                                                                                                  1. TorresMagic™
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                                                                                                                    3 years, 17 days ago

                                                                                                                    Think you will be forced into 352 at best.

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                                                                                                                  2. Acquafresca
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                                                                                                                    3 years, 17 days ago

                                                                                                                    If you didn't make a transfer 352 with Lukaku benched.

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                                                                                                              2. Willis.
                                                                                                                  3 years, 17 days ago

                                                                                                                  New post btw....

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                                                                                                                • Count of Monte Hristo
                                                                                                                    3 years, 17 days ago

                                                                                                                    Lampard (h) to Everton

                                                                                                                    Bale (h) to Sunderland

                                                                                                                    Maloney (h) to Villa

                                                                                                                    Coutinho (h) to QPR

                                                                                                                    Walcott @ Newcastle

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                                                                                                                    Tevez (h) to Norwich

                                                                                                                    Lukaku (h) to United

                                                                                                                    RVP @ WBA

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                                                                                                                    a) Play a 3-5-2, bench Lukaku and do RVP > Sturridge (FT)

                                                                                                                    or

                                                                                                                    b) Play a 3-4-3, bench Lampard and do RVP + Lukaku > Sturridge + Agbonlahor/Carroll (-4)

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