Jonty
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An older looking Santi Cazorla. A younger looking Rafa Benitez.

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  1. Lineup Lessons - Gameweek 36 - Part Two 10 hours, 7 mins ago

    That can help. I think in Leicester's case it was a perfect storm.Their opponents kept slipping up....Tott, Ars, Man City etcTheir manager knows what he's doing. Switched to Fuchs and a more defensive strategy early on - he then ramped that up for the end game.Lack of distractions - lack of Europe or a cup run really helpedLack of injuries - that is down to their training as well as lack of other games.The identity is another part- we've seen how Villa crumbled without one this year, and how Benitez created one for Newcastle. » Read

  2. Lineup Lessons - Gameweek 36 - Part Two 10 hours, 20 mins ago

    Those error stats are particularly eye catching. They punished almost every slip up by their opponents, while making barely any themselves. » Read

  3. Lineup Lessons - Gameweek 36 - Part Two 10 hours, 21 mins ago

    I think so too. There were a number of key factors this season that helped them. Lack of injuries and rotation was key, with everyone in all areas doing their job well. If Vardy or Mahrez had a long injury I'm not sure they would have scored so many. And if one of Huth or Morgan was injured they would have let in more.With no other distractions they were able to focus on the Premier League, but we have already seen how those with Europe falter. Spurs have had many more games for example. Can Leicester cope with that punishing schedule next year? » Read

  4. Lineup Lessons - Gameweek 36 - Part Two 10 hours, 26 mins ago

    Leicester really have been an enigma this season. Taking a closer look at the statistics we can see how their clinical precision that caught teams and Fantasy managers alike napping.ClinicalAlthough ranked just eighth for goal attempts and sixth best for shots in the box they have notched 64 goals so far, the third highest in the league and just four off current top goal scorers Manchester City.Accuracy has been key. Their shot to shot on target rate is the third best in the Premier League this season. Their goal conversion rate is the highest.Jamie Vardy and Riyad Mahrez have been key here. Mahrez had the most shots on target of any midfielder, while Harry Kane was the only striker to have more shots on target than Vardy.Error FreeThis clinical precision extends into their ability to avoid errors and at the same time draw errors from their opponents. They have scored the most penalties (9) this season and have committed just one error that lead to a goal. That’s… » Read

  5. Lineup Lessons - Gameweek 36 - Part Two 10 hours, 43 mins ago

    A reminder to those entering our scout picks lottery that we need your FPL ID as well as your username. » Read

  6. Scout Notes – Gameweek 36 - Monday 14 hours, 45 mins ago

    Fantasy Football Scout daily hot topicGameweek 36 Rough with the SmoothHow was the gameweek for you? What hits/transfers/captain decisions paid off? Which ones didn't?And can anyone beat the smoothness of Applebonkers gaining third sub Mane's points after three of his starting XI failed to show up » Read

  7. Lineup Lessons - Gameweek 36 - Part One 1 day, 5 hours ago

    3rd place often falters in the play offs. Hopefully that won't be needed. :-) » Read

  8. Lineup Lessons - Gameweek 36 - Part One 1 day, 5 hours ago

    Not for me. Going to be scary. » Read

  9. Lineup Lessons - Gameweek 36 - Part One 1 day, 6 hours ago

    Scout Pick Community Champion Lottery – Gameweek 37Once again we are on the look out for a champion to represent the community to take on the Scout Picks and win the chance of a prize.If you want to take part please email your FFS name and FPL ID number to community@fantasyfootballscout.co.uk .The champion will then be selected at random shortly after the deadline of 2pm tomorrow (Tuesday) and then be asked to submit their XI by Friday 2pm by emailing me at jonty@fantasyfootballscout.co.ukWe only need 11 picks and please be mindful of the 84m budget. There’s no captain in the picks either and please stick to a designated FPL formation, including no more than three players from one team. No captain or chips will be applied.At the end of the season the champion who beats the picks by the highest margin will win a £100 Amazon voucher. In addition, from this week FantasyBet (https://www.fantasybet.com/) are offering Community Champions the chance to win free entry into t… » Read

  10. Scout Notes - Gameweek 36 - Sunday 1 day, 11 hours ago

    Cheers for posting. A key reason I got Defoe . Get strikers that shoot, get midfielders that create chances and defenders that keep clean sheets- fantasy football really is that simple. » Read

  11. The Scoreboard - Gameweek 36 - Sunday 1 day, 14 hours ago

    I'm not. I'll be captaining Sanchez and have an Arsenal defender then too. We all know about Arsenal v Villa though. Southampton have caught us off guard. » Read

  12. The Scoreboard - Gameweek 36 - Sunday 1 day, 15 hours ago

    Nice brag. 😉 deserved though.Did you see Applebonkers had him as third sub....then watched with glee as three of his XI failed to show up. » Read

  13. The Scoreboard - Gameweek 36 - Sunday 1 day, 15 hours ago

    He's on his way out by the looks of it. Long nailed for the duration, with Austin coming on as sub. » Read

  14. The Scoreboard - Gameweek 36 - Sunday 1 day, 15 hours ago

    When Tadic racked up another double digit haul I went all misty eyed remembering THAT Gameweek 8 of last season.I'm tempted by two saints with Long and one of Tadic or Mane.They are a great example of the curse of the double gameweek - great form, yet completely under the radar. » Read

  15. The Scoreboard - Gameweek 36 - Sunday 1 day, 15 hours ago

    Fantasy Football Scout daily hot topicSaintly final dayWith Crystal Palace set to rotate ahead of their FA Cup final, in form Southampton have arguably the pick of the Gameweek 38 fixtures.Obviously Gameweek 37 is the main issue this week, but it looks like it could be wise to either leave some money in the bank or have a plan to draft in one of Mane or Tadic, or even both.Over the last three Gamweeks Mane has brought in 36 points, while Tadic has brought in 32 points.These are the two form midfielders, that most have overlooked due to the double Gameweek.Do you plan on a saintly transfer in Gameweek 38? And if so who makes way? A Liverpool midfielder, should they progress to the Europa League final, looks an easy move to make, for example. » Read

  16. The Scoreboard - Gameweek 36 - Saturday 2 days, 15 hours ago

    Fantasy Football Scout daily hot topicWho looks to be the best triple captaincy candidate for GWK 37 and why?With no Aguero, Sanchez or Kane there is slim pickings in Gameweek 37.There are some safe options, who should at least get some returns. In this bracket I'd put Payet, Fabregas, Defoe and Deeney.Then there are some potentially lucrative risks like Sturridge (rotation risk/constant injury worry), Hazard (was Bou a blip) and Carroll (rotation risk/constant menace to defences).I'm completely undecided but have provisionally put it on Payet with a view to looking at better options. I see at least a couple of assists from him so he's a good starting place for the triple captaincy chip. » Read

  17. Paddy Says – Gameweek 36 3 days, 14 hours ago

    I'm playing Simpson, but would definitely bench for PvA if I had him. » Read

  18. Paddy Says – Gameweek 36 3 days, 14 hours ago

    I agree. » Read

  19. Spot the Differential - Gameweek 36 3 days, 17 hours ago

    Yes! Pretty sure kdb will be benched. While fabregas (the Spanish Milner) is nailed on and has found his assist mojo again. » Read

  20. Spot the Differential - Gameweek 36 3 days, 17 hours ago

    Fantasy Football Scout daily hot topicWho are you captaining this week and why?How many hits are you taking? Who's in? Who's out? » Read