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FPL Question Time: Consult our panel ahead of Gameweek 2

Fantasy Football Scout are giving you another opportunity to ask questions of our esteemed panel of FPL personalities, this time ahead of gameweek 2.

If you are stuck on a particular issue and want some external input then this is your chance to get the feedback you need.

We’ve assembled another panel of four Fantasy managers this week and will be bringing you a different set for each Gameweek over the course of the season.

You can find out what their answers are Monday.

Who’s on the panel this week?

FPL General – Has finished in the top 500 in three of the last four seasons and is a big influencer in the FPL Twitter-sphere.

Ben McNair – Australian FPL manager Ben has four finishes inside the top 5,000 so far and is an expert in all things metrics-related.

Holly Shand – Founder of the popular Fantasy Football Community website and recent video star for Official FPL.

Josh and Brandon from Always Cheating Podcast – The brains behind popular American-based FPL podcast ‘Always Cheating’.

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  1. Karan14 - (CWT Balegium)
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 2 Years
    2 months, 12 days ago

    Would love to see Hazard replace Morata in the Cheslea 11 next week.

    1. Demigod Mendy
      • 1 Year
      2 months, 12 days ago

      Hazard, Pedro, Willian

      Hmmmm

      1. Raycharlison
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 3 Years
        2 months, 12 days ago

        Maybe Giroud. That's definitely a situation to monitor

    2. Eʟ Tᴏᴘᴏ
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      2 months, 12 days ago

      Why? Didn’t look great up top last season.

      1. mysterion
        2 months, 12 days ago

        Maybe Sarri can turn him into Mertens 2.0

        1. Eʟ Tᴏᴘᴏ
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 3 Years
          2 months, 12 days ago

          I think he plays at his best when he’s got space in front of him. But hey, you might be right. Not seen much of SarriBall tbh.

    3. Syd.
      • 9 Years
      2 months, 12 days ago

      Brilliant player when he is on his game the frustrating thing is he goes missing for long periods at times during the season not sure why but it always coincides with unrest in the camp

      1. Karan14 - (CWT Balegium)
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 2 Years
        2 months, 12 days ago

        Feel he good be a good option this season. I can’t wait to get him in my team. Just want to see how he fits in next week.

  2. Team Cruel
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 3 Years
    2 months, 12 days ago

    Puel close to getting the sack apparently with Martinez+Henry rumoured in.

    1. Holmes
      • 5 Years
      2 months, 12 days ago

      Already?

    2. Demigod Mendy
      • 1 Year
      2 months, 12 days ago

      What wrong has he done tho?

    3. Parm
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 6 Years
      2 months, 12 days ago

      Terrible idea. Leicester have a nice young squad and Puel is great at nurturing talent.

    4. Syd.
      • 9 Years
      2 months, 12 days ago

      Lost away to Man Utd and he is now getting sacked

      Who makes this shite up

      1. In Like Flynn.
        • Has Moderation Rights
        • 8 Years
        2 months, 12 days ago

        Reporters having to fill column inches would be my guess.

    5. Jafooli
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 6 Years
      2 months, 12 days ago

      Who does he manage? I’m so out of touch these days 😆

      1. Warby84
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 3 Years
        2 months, 12 days ago

        It’s down to the form of last season carried on, its not just now!! The owners have absolutely no patience

  3. Leeds2116
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 1 Year
    2 months, 12 days ago

    Is will hughes still worth it?

      1. Leeds2116
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 1 Year
        2 months, 12 days ago

        i dont get it?

        1. Demigod Mendy
          • 1 Year
          2 months, 12 days ago

          It's the match report posted by a Watford fan.

          To sum it up for you, they do feel that the fact that Hughes is playing on the wings is hindering his attacking potential. He's a much better player when he plays central.

          You can monitor for another week or two and then decide if you wanna keep or ship.

    1. Eʟ Tᴏᴘᴏ
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      2 months, 12 days ago

      You picked him for a reason, right? Can’t score every game. His turn next time maybe.

  4. Limited & Mediocre Mana…
    • 2 Years
    2 months, 12 days ago

    Non-member crew checking in.

    1. Jafooli
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 6 Years
      2 months, 12 days ago

      Well played, you weren’t duped by the so called FPL experts on FFS 😉

  5. Jafooli
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 6 Years
    2 months, 12 days ago

    Need a full turn out from the Jam Blockers today - don’t let us down lads.

  6. GoonerSteve
    • 8 Years
    2 months, 12 days ago

    Rage transferred Richarlison in for Jota yesterday, he was in my squad for weeks before deadline but changed my mind last minute ffs! Anyone else forget how annoying this game is every off season?

    1. WesMantooth
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 7 Years
      2 months, 12 days ago

      This is Bound to happen every year. As the clock ticks down you left with what? 6-7 players your absolutely certain about, and maybe 10+ players you like to fit in the reamining 4-5 slots. Theres Always gonna be that one player you dabbled with, that explodes gw1 and gives regret. Just need to accept that thats one of the likeliest things to happen in gw1 is my guess.

      1. Homer21
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 1 Year
        2 months, 12 days ago

        Yep, you read various comments on here and that sways you one way or another but at the end if the day YOU pressed the transfer button so you got to accept your decision and move on to next GW - I swapped out Neves, Richarilson and Shaw last minute but lets see how my replacements do today!

    2. Greggaz
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 7 Years
      2 months, 12 days ago

      If Rich is injured your decision could turn out to be the right one! Jota’s form last year was awesome...

      I went with Rixh over Jota and hopefully I was right... but to early to tell

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  8. Nose for baps
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    2 months, 12 days ago

    Hamer had 1(!) save and conceded 3. Perhaps not all time record, but Lössl could not have done worse.

    As Patricio owner I am not happy with Wolves defence. Opinions?

    1. Leeds2116
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 1 Year
      2 months, 12 days ago

      fab

    2. WesMantooth
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 7 Years
      2 months, 12 days ago

      Go with foster. Gracia is such a defensiveminded manager.

  9. Bayern Swine Flu
    • 4 Years
    2 months, 12 days ago

    Worth sticking with Siggy or knee jerk to Richarlison/Neves to catch rise?

    Feel like siggy was unlucky yesterday after being subbed off early..

    1. Greggaz
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 7 Years
      2 months, 12 days ago

      I don’t think knee jerks are ever right but tbh I wouldn’t have gone for Siggy in the first place.

      So if I had Siggy in my team I would sub him out, yeah...

      Unless it would effect other sub plans.

  10. Nicks93
    • 4 Years
    2 months, 12 days ago

    Anyone watched Kenedy yesterday?

    Did he look good or should I shift to Neves?

    Thanks

    1. FootballFanatic365- BOOM Xh…
      • 4 Years
      2 months, 12 days ago

      ken missed a sitter.
      he is a good value for money player

    2. Tactical Nuke
      • 2 Years
      2 months, 12 days ago

      Looked good, hit the post with fiery shot.

    3. Jealous Viper
      2 months, 12 days ago

      Was active and up and about. One to monitor. Had a golden chance but poor first touch let him down. Newcastle were surprisingly expansive yesterday and deserved at least a point. If they keep playing that way, he could be an absolute bargain

  11. FootballFanatic365- BOOM Xh…
    • 4 Years
    2 months, 12 days ago

    save ft ?

    Patrício
    Robertson Luiz Davies
    Salah Pedro Jota Richarlison
    King Agüero Aubameyang

    Fabianski Hudson-Odoi Wan-Bissaka Peltier

    1. Greggaz
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 7 Years
      2 months, 12 days ago

      100%. Too early to make any rash decisions

      I have knee jerked after 1 GW in the old days and my starting team then started performing

      Keep the faith!

      1. FootballFanatic365- BOOM Xh…
        • 4 Years
        2 months, 12 days ago

        thanks greggaz

  12. Jealous Viper
    2 months, 12 days ago

    A lot could change obviously but from gw 15 to 26, Kane, Alli/Son and a Spurs defender/Lloris could be gold

  13. Jealous Viper
    2 months, 12 days ago

    I feel the best thing you can do yourself is to not make a transfer after gw1. Lots of emotion and anger. Feel people should save the free transfer on gw2 and then have 3 possibly heading into gw3. The likes of AWB, Rich, Neves could so easily blank next week

    1. Sting
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 5 Years
      2 months, 12 days ago

      but if you're bringing in AWB, Rich, Neves you're not just bringing them in for 1GW.

      All 3 currently look the best value in their respective price points

    2. Greggaz
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 7 Years
      2 months, 12 days ago

      Couldn’t agree more

  14. vaisakh2793
    2 months, 12 days ago

    Hey guys,Is Benjamin Mendy of Man city a good pick?

    1. Pkellz1985
      • 1 Year
      2 months, 12 days ago

      Yes he's a beast he got 15 points today, mental!

  15. BobbyDoesNotLook
    • 1 Year
    2 months, 12 days ago

    Any insight from BOU game?

    Br King owner

  16. Hermanos FC
    2 months, 12 days ago

    Heyyyy
    My team for gw1 was
    Patricio
    Robertson Mendy Shaw
    Salah Mane Bilva Jota
    Aguero Zaha King

    Hart WB Cairney Peltier

    So should I save the transfer? Or make a transfer

  17. FPLchess.net
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 5 Years
    2 months, 12 days ago

    Just watched a recording of the Sunday Supplement. One chap sent a twitter in @jungleking I think, saying in the first season José Mourinho buys a bus, second season he parks the bus, third season he throws his players under the bus. Strangely accurate, except he doesn't usually wait until his 3rd season to do that.

    1. BUZZBOMB
      • 3 Years
      2 months, 12 days ago

      The man is a rodent. The sooner English football is shot of this negative, petulant, ignorant little pest, the greater the game will be after it recovers from the plague he infected it with. He treats the media, his players and ultimately the punter with contempt and arrogance. A true little Rattus Rattus.

      1. FPLchess.net
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 5 Years
        2 months, 12 days ago

        Harsh but fair.

    2. Business Cat
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      2 months, 12 days ago

      So the pre-season tour didn't go down like this?
      https://youtu.be/Jg0RJSzGwlA

      😉

  18. FPLchess.net
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 5 Years
    2 months, 12 days ago

    The Sunday Supplement also showed the back pages that Leicester's manager Claude Puel is going to be replaced. I'm sure some of these owners replace managers with as much empathy was we 'FPL managers' replace players.

    1. Witty Pun: Tʜᴇ Cᴀsᴜ…
      • 1 Year
      2 months, 12 days ago

      The Sunday supplement is full of sh!t. No way the board sacks him now instead of 5 nil Crystal Palace... He'll be given at least 8-10 games

      1. FPLchess.net
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 5 Years
        2 months, 12 days ago

        I think it was the back page of the Sunday People. So it must be true!

  19. Gangula
    • 2 Years
    2 months, 12 days ago

    Should I do this:
    Swap Aguero to Kamara now, so I could get Pogba, B.Silva and Richarlison (For Jota, Gunnarsson and Stephens) after R2 and take 8 points penalty then?

    My current team:
    Foster (Fabianski)
    Azpilicueta; Cédric; Mendy; Tomkins (Wan-Bissaka)
    Stephens; Jota; Salah; Mané (Gunnarsson)
    Zaha; Agüero; Firmino

    Thanks!

    1. Sharpey
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      2 months, 11 days ago

      I’d be keeping Aguero for Huddersfield match, potential of a hatful. Team looking good to me for another week no changes.

      1. Gangula
        • 2 Years
        2 months, 11 days ago

        After writing this I realised that trading Aguero after GW2 will cost me just as much penalty points as trading him now, so that was stupid from me, but anyway thanks for your answer I will keep the team for GW2

  20. vaisakh2793
    2 months, 11 days ago

    My team
    Rui Patricio(Pickford)
    Robertson,Van Aanholt,Mendy(Peltier,Bednarek)
    Bernado Silva,Jota,Mane,Eriksen(Dale Stephens)
    Aguero,Firmino,Kamara

    Can you suggest any changes ahead of gameweek 2 ?

    PS: Is Eriksen still worth keeping or should i swap him for somebody else?

  21. omiros1982
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 3 Years
    2 months, 11 days ago

    My team is
    Kepa
    Bertand Arnold maguire
    Salah willian Richarlison Jota
    Morata Firminio Austin
    Bench:
    Fabiansky wan bizzaka Danilo Milivojevic

    Is it great idea to bring Hazard?

    Or
    Replace Morata with other player and bring Hazard at Gameweek 3?
    Or bring Mendy?

  22. Hermanos FC
    2 months, 11 days ago

    Hart
    Robertson Mendy Shaw Peltier
    Salah Mane Jota Bilva
    Aguero King

    Patricio Zaha WB Cairney
    This is my current team
    Should I make a transfer? Or save ft?
    And what about my subs should I play Zaha? If yes, whom should swap with him

  23. tmduc
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    2 months, 11 days ago

    When are prices likely to change? Nothing happened yet as of Monday morning

    1. G-Whizz
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • Has Moderation Rights
      • 1 Year
      2 months, 11 days ago

      When there's been enough transfers of a player and the price sites work out what that threshold for the new season is...

      1. vaisakh2793
        2 months, 11 days ago

        Hi
        Can i get an advice on setting up my team for gameweek 2

        1. G-Whizz
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • Has Moderation Rights
          • 1 Year
          2 months, 11 days ago

          Sure!
          You already have after spamming other users topics with the same question. Try starting your own topic and the advice will come 🙂

  24. shankie
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 8 Years
    2 months, 11 days ago

    Mahrez or Bernardo Silva for GW2? Any suggestions?