March
14

Yet again, we place our faith in the hands of a trio of Scout Picks as we look to get one over Paddy Power. Two of the top three midfielders in the Fantasy Premier League (FPL) game get our backing as does Everton’s fit-again forward as relegation candidates Cardiff roll up to Goodison:

First up, we head to the KC Stadium, where Man City are set for a testing clash against Steve Bruce’s Hull. With Sergio Aguero ruled out through injury once again, Manuel Pellegrini will be relying on Yaya Toure to maintain the form that has already seen him score 13 times in the league this season. The visitors need a win to keep their title bid on track and with Paddy offering 5/1 on the Ivorian to score and City to keep a clean sheet, we’re willing to chuck £3 of this week’s tenner their way.

On to Goodison Park next, where Everton entertain struggling Cardiff City. This time around, Paddy are prepared to offer 6/1 on Romelu Lukaku to score two or more and the Toffees to register a clean sheet. The big Belgian has already notched twice in as many matches since returning from injury and Everton have conceded just once in the last three in front of their own fans. Cardiff may have won 3-1 against Fulham last weekend but let’s not kid ourselves – Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s side still look like they need a miracle to survive. This one’s our banker of the week, then, with Paddy taking £4 of our kitty.

Our final £3 goes on Southampton’s home game against Norwich. Paddy are offering 6/1 on Adam Lallana to score and Mauricio Pochettino’s side to keep out the travel-sick Canaries. The Saints skipper has scored five of his seven league goals in front of his own fans and considering Chris Hughton’s side have netted just three times in their last six road trips, we’re more than happy to back this outcome.

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  1. Lukaku better get big haul today. Be easier to watch Utd match tomorrow then knowing the points are in the bag.

    • 9 months, 12 days ago
    1. I actually can't see it happening...when's the last time everton scored more than 2?

      • 9 months, 12 days ago
    2. Yep, need him to bag a brace ideally.

      • 9 months, 12 days ago
  2. Who to bench out of:

    A) Ward (SUN) A
    B) Evra (LIV) H
    C) Collins (STK) A

    • 9 months, 12 days ago
    1. Collins

      • 9 months, 12 days ago
  3. New Post
  4. Speroni (Marshall)

    Distin Cahill azpi (chambers kosc)

    Haz Yaya lallana mata (noone)

    S A S JRod

    All set? Armband on Suarez or JRod?

    • 9 months, 12 days ago
    1. I'd go Hazard over those two, but I do fancy Southampton to score at least 2. Suarez is the safe pick.. could go ballistic on any given day.

      • 9 months, 12 days ago
  5. Bottom of the page... Good start to the day!

    Boruc (Adrian)
    Baines . Cahill . Shawx
    Hazard . Gerrard . Mata . Snodgrass
    RVP . Lukaku . Suarez

    Bench: Adrian . Azpilicueta . Gnabry . Chester

    Would you start Snodgrass (sou) or Azpilicueta (villa)? Thanks.

    • 9 months, 12 days ago
  6. Morning guys

    • 9 months, 12 days ago
      • 9 months, 12 days ago
      1. You all set for this wk, TS?

        • 9 months, 12 days ago
  7. Am I the only one who has Jelavic??
    I've had him for a while now and aware of games coming up in DGW.
    I have enough money to transfer LukAku in but wonder whether this is just a bit of panic setting in!
    Feedback appreciated thanks

    • 9 months, 12 days ago
  8. Repost

    Final RMWCT

    Mannone I Adrian

    Coleman I Baines I Kompany I Chester I Bardsley

    Yaya I AJ I Hazard I Lallana I Meyler

    Sturridge I Suarez I Luka

    1.7 itb Lallana ---> Silva/Gerrard/Santi or AJ ---> Nasri next week... G2G???? Suggestions....?!!!

    • 9 months, 12 days ago
  9. quick question...

    nasri + kolorav or
    silva + chester

    • 9 months, 12 days ago
  10. I am chasing in my ML, pretty sure they will captain Suarez. Do I do the same to cover or go for Lukaku or Haz to try and catch?

    My team is:
    Adrian
    Coleman Cahill Shaw
    Haz YYT Lallana Sterling
    Studge Suarez Lukaku

    Marshall Hool Ward Burner

    Cheers

    • 9 months, 12 days ago
      • 9 months, 12 days ago
  11. 12 hours until the deadline.

    Don't forget to enter Elite 64 if around the 1850 points mark or higher.

    • 9 months, 5 days ago

Scout Picks

For Gameweek 17

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

Fixture Ticker

The Watchlist

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
Cazorla ARS 4
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
Fer QPR 4
Clyne SOT 4
Mane SOT 4
Mame Biram Diouf STO 4
Shawcross STO 4
Wilson STO 4
Gómez SUN 4
O'Shea SUN 4
Ki SWA 4
Williams SWA 4
Mason TOT 4
Dorrans WBA 4
Tomkins WHM 4

“Last year was quite open for me, I was in good positions, but I was quite lucky because I was getting free kicks and some penalties as well.”

Yaya Toure Manchester City midfielder