The best set piece takers and targets for FPL Gameweek 5 – Part 2

Gameweek 5 presents Fantasy Premier League managers with another chance to back a set piece specialist against a team susceptible to free kicks and corners.

We’ve had another look at the numbers behind this weekend’s match-ups to find areas for exploiting.

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This is the second part of our research and you can read part one HERE.

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935 Comments Post a Comment
  1. harryg
    • 3 Years
    8 days, 3 hours ago

    What to do? (Midfield currently: Salah, Mane, Pedro, Neves)

    1. Transfer Salah for Haz
    2. Transfer Salah for Dilva
    3. Keep Salah

    1. NtchampagneSupernova
      • 1 Year
      8 days, 3 hours ago

      Anything ITB?

      1. harryg
        • 3 Years
        8 days, 3 hours ago

        £0.2m ITB, 1 FT

    2. Alajiii
      7 days, 3 hours ago

      Sell Salah for Dilva, or even Sterling preferably. Then swap Neves for Maddison, Moura or any other better midfielder with ur new bank balance.

      1. harryg
        • 3 Years
        7 days, 3 hours ago

        Yeah thanks, think I'm actually going to hold on to Salah this week for the FT next week. Then Dilva and Maddison will definitely be up there with my first priorities. Not a fan of Moura.

        1. harryg
          • 3 Years
          7 days, 3 hours ago

          Richarlison too of course.

  2. FPLGraham
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    8 days, 3 hours ago

    Did a little draft WC. I think if I had the button on this week I'd go for something like:

    Doherty - Mendy - Alonso
    Dilva - Hazard - Salah - Schurrle
    Ings - Aguero - Wilson

    Hamer - Ricardo Pereira - AWB - Hojbjerg.

    Sacrifices Mitrovic and Robertson from other templates but has a really nice attacking 7, three attacking fullbacks, plus cover for Ings GW6 in the shape of Ricardo (HUD).

    1. Misteak
      • 3 Years
      8 days, 3 hours ago

      Why not bennett?

      1. FPLGraham
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        8 days, 3 hours ago

        Doherty is shooting / crossing like a maniac.

        Bennett a good option if you need cash, and Patricio definitely a strong GK choice but I think Doh is in line for attacking returns soon.

    2. Hazard is an FPL legend
      • 1 Year
      7 days, 7 hours ago

      Beautiful team mate .Love it.Would have gone for similar if wced

  3. Misteak
    • 3 Years
    8 days, 3 hours ago


    A. BSilva > DSilva

    B. Firmino > Vardy

    C. Save FT

    1. Alajiii
      7 days, 3 hours ago

      I say take a hit and make both transfers

  4. Potter
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 4 Years
    8 days, 3 hours ago

    Looks like Fraser is out, what a bummer

  5. NtchampagneSupernova
    • 1 Year
    8 days, 3 hours ago

    Shaw - Robertson - Mendy
    Salah - Mane - BSilva - Mikhi
    Zaha - Aguerro - Ings

    Subs; Hamer - Neves - AWB - Daniels

    Mane, Mikhi, Daniels > Hazard, Pedro, Bennett (-4)


  6. Totalfootball
    • 1 Year
    8 days, 2 hours ago

    Wolves vs Burnley score prediction ?
    and goalscorer

  7. Evla5000
    8 days, 2 hours ago

    Is Jota or Costa not an option again with Jimenez a doubt?
    Who's starting on the wings for Everton this weekend?

    Need a punt for Fraser or Theo...

  8. poulteren
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 3 Years
    8 days, 1 hour ago

    Hi all....please help! Would be much appreciated

    Should I wildcard the team below to the one even further below …5 injuries !

    Yes or No?


    Ederson / Stekelenberg

    Robertoson / Mendy / Coleman (injured) / Wasn Bisssaka / Daniels (75%)

    Walcott (75%) / Salah / Mane / Frser (75% / Stephens

    Zaha (75% / king / Aguero


    Mcarhy /Boruc

    TAA / Alonso / mendy / Wan bissaka / Doherty

    Salah / mane / hazard / stephens / Billing

    Ings / Aguero / wilson

    1. John_ITFC
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      7 days, 23 hours ago


  9. Pauntley
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 1 Year
    8 days, 1 hour ago

    Which would you prefer?

    a) Bennett and Mitrovic
    b) Shaw and Ings


  10. YoungPretender
    • 3 Years
    8 days, 1 hour ago

    Mkhi out for;

    A) Maddison
    2) Moura
    3 Lingard

  11. Gudjohnsen
    • 1 Year
    7 days, 22 hours ago

    A. D.Silva, Lukaku
    B. Salah, Mitrovic