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Dugout Discussion – Watford vs Liverpool

Saturday’s opening match has big boots to fill.

After Friday night’s opener provided seven goals, the onus is on Watford and Liverpool to entertain at Vicarage Road.

From a Fantasy perspective, the focus is on the visitors’ attack, with Sadio Mane, Mohamed Salah and Roberto Firmino strongly backed from Gameweek 1. That trio all boast over 20% ownership, benefitting no doubt from the late fall-out from Philippe Coutinho following the revelation of his transfer request.

The Brazilian misses out through “injury”, while, rather surprisingly, Jurgen Klopp elects to leave James Milner on the bench.

Touted as a potential target ahead of the season kick-off having been classified as a defender, Milner has claimed a 7.5% ownership who will be bitterly disappointed to see their man omitted. Given the absence of Coutinho and Adam Lallana, it is a shock to see him missing from the Liverpool midfield.

Meanwhile, the Reds line-up with two 4.5 options at full-back as Trent Alexander-Arnold and Alberto Moreno earn starts. Their progress will be tracked with interest, with Moreno potentially a real option from this point on.

For Watford, their most popular Fantasy asset Etienne Capoue (7.9%) is another left on the timber following speculation of a falling out with head coach Marco Silva.

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

2,912 Comments Post a Comment
  1. Galza
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    9 days, 50 mins ago

    Could really do with Walters coming on and getting a piece of this....

    1. G-Whizz
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      9 days, 47 mins ago

      Fingers crossed for you!

  2. Waxys
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    9 days, 47 mins ago

    Nanananana batman nananaana batman batman blankman failman

    also Hazard ruled out with no return date.

    Rip to Chelsea

    1. Pep bites Kun
        9 days, 38 mins ago

        Oh Ruby - don't take your love to town . . .

    2. Tommie
        9 days, 31 mins ago

        58 minutes

      • magnolia21
          9 days, 28 mins ago

          southampton is so poor attack wise

          1. Pep bites Kun
              9 days, 6 mins ago

              Amen but very easy to choose the worst attacking option 😉

          2. magnolia21
              9 days, 23 mins ago

              gabbi is so poor lol

            • magnolia21
                9 days, 20 mins ago

                beautiful ball from willian to morata

              • *sigh*
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                9 days, 19 mins ago

                Willy assist!

              • magnolia21
                  9 days, 15 mins ago

                  willian pulling the strings

                  damn morata

                • magnolia21
                    9 days, 1 min ago

                    LETS GO CHELSEA

                    IT SHOULD BE 3-3

                  • red devil 7
                      9 days ago


                    • magnolia21
                        9 days ago

                        THIS CHELSEA REF IS UNBELIEVABLE

                        1. Pep bites Kun
                            8 days, 23 hours ago

                            He lives in Chelsea or he's there reffing the match?

                        2. magnolia21
                            8 days, 23 hours ago

                            WOWWW SO CLOSE

                            MORATA LOOKED REALLY GOOD TODAY

                          • Captain Roberto
                            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                            8 days, 22 hours ago

                            Moreno fully justifying his price tag.

                          • Tommie
                              8 days, 21 hours ago


                              David Silva