Frisking the Fixtures

  1. Having cast an eye over the sides with strong upcoming schedules yesterday evening, we now assess those who are poised for a tough final five Gameweeks. West Brom look hard pushed to pick up the points, whilst Palace and Spurs also have little reason for optimism over the run-in.

  2. We turn our attentions to the upcoming fixture list now and assess those sides with some favourable schedules over the next four-to-five Gameweeks. The upcoming double plays a part in our thinking, with Chelsea, Liverpool and Leicester offering reason to retain their chief assets for the run-in.

  3. Having assessed those sides with favourable fixtures to follow, we now turn our focus on those with trickier upcoming schedules. Given that we only have six Gameweeks left in the season, we afford more weight to the next four rounds of matches in particular here.

  4. We turn our attentions to the upcoming schedules now, assessing those sides with reasons for optimism over the next four-to-six Gameweeks – given there are only six rounds of fixtures left, we’ve afforded a little more weight towards the next four. Everton seem well-placed for a strong finish, champions City will be optimistic of bouncing […]

  5. After taking time out to assess those sides with strong fixtures in yesterday’s article, we turn our attentions to those with less promising schedules. United’s chances of nailing down second spot are poised to be put firmly to the test, whilst double Gameweek 31 pair Villa and QPR brace themselves for a tough run of […]

  6. We turn our focus to the upcoming schedules this Tuesday lunchtime and assess those sides with strong fixtures over the next four-to-six Gameweeks. Palace are handed a chance to maintain their recent momentum, Chelsea’s title tilt looks irresistible, whilst Liverpool will be optimistic of recovering from crushing losses against United and Arsenal.

  7. After assessing those sides with some favourable fixtures to follow over the upcoming four-to-six Gameweeks, we now turn our attention to those with trickier schedules. Arsenal and United’s bids are set to be put to the test, whilst QPR and Villa’s post-double Gameweek 31 prospects look bleak.

Scout Tweets

  1. Pearson on Nugent and Schlupp absences -"Picked up knocks. Nugent and Schlupp didn't make it today, but it gives others an opportunity."

  2. Stoke XI: Begovic, Cameron, Shawcross, Wollscheid, Pieters, N'Zonzi, Adam, Walters, Ireland, Arnautovic, Diouf

  3. Swansea's Routledge ruled out for the rest of the season.

  4. QPR XI: Green, Onuoha, Dunne, Caulker, Hill, Barton, Henry, Sandro, Phillips, Austin, Zamora

  5. West Ham XI: Adrian, Jenkinson, Collins, Burke, Cresswell, Noble, Kouyate, Nolan, Downing, Jarvis, Valencia

  6. Leicester XI: Schmeichel, Wasilewski, Huth, Morgan, Albrighton, King, Cambiasso, Drinkwater, Konchesky, Vardy, Ulloa.

  7. Newcastle XI: Krul, Janmaat, Coloccini, Williamson, Anita, R.Taylor, Gutierrez, Colback, Cabella, Riviere, Perez.

  8. Swansea XI: Fabianski, Rangel, Fernandez, Williams, Amat, Cork, Shelvey, Sigurdsson, Dyer, Montero, Oliviera.

  9. Burnley XI: Heaton; Trippier, Duff, Shackell, Mee; Boyd, Arfield, Jones, Taylor; Jutkiewicz, Ings.

  10. WBA XI: Myhill, Dawson, McAuley, Lescott, Brunt, Gardner, Fletcher, Yacob, Morrison, Berahino, Anichebe

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For Gameweek 34

  • Schmeichel
  • Ivanovic
  • Huth
  • Skrtel
  • Coutinho
  • Fábregas
  • Sterling
  • Hazard
  • Vardy
  • Aguero
  • Murray
  • Cresswell
  • Mata
  • Kane

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Last updated: 21 Apr, 2015 8:12am
Player Club Factors
Up Courtois CHE B, Vs
Up Mignolet LIV B, Vs
Up Schmeichel LEI B, Vs, £
Up Ospina ARS B, Vs, Rest, £
Down Howard EVE B
Down Davis SOT B, £
Up Krul NEW C, Vs, £
Up Heaton BRN B, Vs
Down Adrián WHM C, Vs
Down Hart MCI B, Vs


Last updated: 21 Apr, 2015 9:05am
Player Club Factors
No Change Ivanovic CHE B, Vs
Up Skrtel LIV B, Vs
Up Schlupp LEI B, Vs
Up Koscielny ARS B, Vs
Up Cresswell WHM B, Vs
Down Baines EVE B
Up Trippier BRN C, Vs
Down Bertrand SOT B
Down Dann CPL C, VsX
No Change Wollscheid STO C, Rest, £
Up Janmaat NEW C, Vs
Up Van Aanholt SUN C


Last updated: 22 Apr, 2015 11:32am
Player Club Factors
No Change Hazard CHE A
Up Sterling LIV B, Vs
Up Fábregas CHE B
Up Coutinho LIV B, Vs
Up Cambiasso LEI B, Vs, £
Down Silva MCI B, Inj
Up Sánchez ARS B, Vs
Up Ramsey ARS B, Vs
Down Fellaini MUN B
Down Bolasie CPL A
Down Mata MUN B
Down Mane SOT C, Rest
Down Downing WHM C, Vs
Up Diamé HUL C, Vs, Inj


Last updated: 22 Apr, 2015 7:16pm
Player Club Factors
No Change Aguero MCI A
No Change Kane TOT B
Up Vardy LEI B, Vs, Rest, £
Up Giroud ARS A, Vs
Up Benteke AVL A
Down Murray CPL A, £
Down Rooney MUN B
Up Lukaku EVE C
No Change Pellè SOT C
No Change Austin QPR B
Up NDoye HUL C, Vs

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

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