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FPL Gameweek 12 – an analysis of the key stats

With the Gameweek 12 deadline looming, we take our regular look at the vast array of data available to subscribers in our Members’ area and present the eye-catching statistics that could shape Fantasy managers’ transfers this week and beyond.

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  1. BenDavies
    • 6 Years
    3 months, 16 days ago

    Think I have my mind set on Shaqiri as a replacement for Maddison.
    Been looking at Liverpool forums and fan accounts and they all want/expect him to start after being excluded from the CL squad.

    1. Klein
      • 3 Years
      3 months, 16 days ago

      For one game yeah. I did the transfer already. But for some reason kloop dosnt give him enough starts. So for long term noooo

      1. BenDavies
        • 6 Years
        3 months, 16 days ago

        Long term he's nowhere near my squad. But the Maddison injury has left me with essentially a one week punt to make considering the IB. Shaqiri should start, and he's explosive. When he plays he normally does something.

    2. Dr. Rog
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 9 Years
      3 months, 16 days ago

      I looked at him and its another transfer waiting to happen. Could do without another headache for the squad

  2. Klein
    • 3 Years
    3 months, 16 days ago

    Imagine the chaos if liv and ful end up with 0-0 draw

    1. _figu
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 1 Year
      3 months, 16 days ago

      Better yet 1-1 and Mitro scoring. That'd be something.

      1. Klein
        • 3 Years
        3 months, 16 days ago

        Lol this

    2. Dr. Rog
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 9 Years
      3 months, 16 days ago

      just cannot see that happening. but I could see a quiet 2-0 win with someone irrelevant scoring like Lovren and Winjaldum. Salah assist barely appeases his owners and Mane blanks completely.

  3. noquarternt
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 3 Years
    3 months, 16 days ago

    Who is the bigger fraud?

    A) Fabinho
    B) Fred

    1. _figu
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 1 Year
      3 months, 16 days ago

      Close race. Haven't seen much of Fabinho. Fred as been very poor.

      1. noquarternt
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 3 Years
        3 months, 16 days ago

        Just remember on here when Liverpool signed Fab people were convinced he was the final cog for them to win the league. Baffling.

    2. Holmes
      • 5 Years
      3 months, 16 days ago

      Mitrovic

    3. Dr. Rog
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 9 Years
      3 months, 16 days ago

      best summer signing was Torreira by some distance. improved Arsenal by 10% and is only 22.

      1. _figu
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 1 Year
        3 months, 16 days ago

        Brooks has been very impressive as well. Great scouting from Bournemouth.

      2. noquarternt
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 3 Years
        3 months, 16 days ago

        The sad thing is, everyone already knew that's the only type of position Arsenal needed. Except Wenger.

        Torreira is excellent as well, he makes Xhaka look like a quality midfielder. Can see why Emery is happy to let Ramsey go if I'm honest.

    4. Mysterion
      • 1 Year
      3 months, 16 days ago

      Neither, it's been 3 months

      1. noquarternt
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 3 Years
        3 months, 16 days ago

        They'll both be at Rayo Vallencano with Bebe and Gael Kakuta next season.

      2. Emp
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 7 Years
        3 months, 16 days ago

        This . The level of condemnation a player receives on here in the short term is astounding. Everyone was ready to throw Salah in the garbage a few weeks ago as well.

        1. Emp
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 7 Years
          3 months, 16 days ago

          " this "@ noquartent

          1. Emp
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 7 Years
            3 months, 16 days ago

            Sorry , " this" at mysterion

    5. Kepa CS
      • 8 Years
      3 months, 16 days ago

      They're both going for the 18/19 Bakon y'okor

    6. Doolittle
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 6 Years
      3 months, 16 days ago

      Far, far too early to write off either, but Fabinho is an excellent player, just needs time to adjust.

  4. fedolefan
    • 4 Years
    3 months, 16 days ago

    Maddison injury news just after everyone's made their early move to ship out Mitrovic and save 0.1m is noice. Could use all the help.

    1. _figu
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 1 Year
      3 months, 16 days ago

      And Mitro hasn't even dropped yet. Well I would've taken him out for a hit anyway.

  5. waltzingmatildas
    • 8 Years
    3 months, 16 days ago

    Play jimenez or barkley?

    1. BenDavies
      • 6 Years
      3 months, 16 days ago

      barkley

    2. SlowStart
      • 4 Years
      3 months, 16 days ago

      Jimenez

  6. Klein
    • 3 Years
    3 months, 16 days ago

    Arsenal pull out of ramsey re-signing. So no ramsey next season.

    1. noquarternt
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      3 months, 16 days ago

      For Arsenal that is.

  7. Pilgrim62
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 2 Years
    3 months, 16 days ago

    Sterling to Mane -4 ? (Already have Salah)

    1. Emp
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 7 Years
      3 months, 16 days ago

      Minus 4 to sell the guy who's scored 3 goals and 3 asisst on his two home games this far this week ? Nah, not for me...

      1. Lalrota
        • 2 Years
        3 months, 16 days ago

        For free?

    2. Numbuster
      • 2 Years
      3 months, 16 days ago

      nah.. keep sterling

  8. damianb71
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 2 Years
    3 months, 16 days ago

    Completely stuck this week on whether to bench Jiminez or Barkley. I can envisage a return from both.

    1. Emp
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 7 Years
      3 months, 16 days ago

      Barkley might well not play ,so Barkley

    2. Confused123
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 1 Year
      3 months, 16 days ago

      Barkley

  9. Confused123
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 1 Year
    3 months, 16 days ago

    Play one of:

    Schurrle (LIV)
    Neves (Arsenal)
    Doherty (Arsenal)
    AWB (Spurs)

    Or transfer Neves out for Murphy??

    1. TorresMagic™
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • Has Moderation Rights
      • 9 Years
      3 months, 16 days ago

      S or D

  10. LE GOD(C)AMERICAN DYCHO CHA…
    • 4 Years
    3 months, 16 days ago

    Would appreciate some feed back here please.

    FT 1.2itb

    Currently setup-

    Ryan
    Duffy TAA* Alonso Trippier
    Salah Hazard Fraser
    Aguero Arnie Success

    Hamer Barkley* Madd** AWB

    A- Barkley to Shaq drop Success to bench
    B - TAA to VVD
    C - Madd to Rich and bench Success
    D - Save transfer
    E - Other

    * Problem either mins or flagged

    1. InSaneMan-e
      • 5 Years
      3 months, 16 days ago

      I think the major part of your team is sorted. Shaq could be explosive but he's just not feasible long term.

      1. kiwi_pool
        • 4 Years
        3 months, 16 days ago

        Agree re the Shaq point. I would save.

    2. LE GOD(C)AMERICAN DYCHO CHA…
      • 4 Years
      3 months, 16 days ago

      Thanks both

  11. The Red Devil
    • 3 Years
    3 months, 16 days ago

    Ryan button
    Alonso Robertson Mendy Doherty AWB
    Hazard maddison Salah Brooks hojberg
    Aguero Jimenez Arnie

    0.4ITB 1 FT

    keep Maddie? Or do him to richarlison/martial?

    1. kiwi_pool
      • 4 Years
      3 months, 16 days ago

      Transfer out. Richarlison.

  12. Clickzy
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 3 Years
    3 months, 16 days ago

    Who to play:

    A) Ederson - MUN (H)

    B) Ryan - CAR (A)

    Thanks

    1. kiwi_pool
      • 4 Years
      3 months, 16 days ago

      B

  13. Klein
    • 3 Years
    3 months, 16 days ago

    Play 1 of
    A) Doherty
    B) Jimenez
    C) Kenedy

    1. kelvint93
      • 4 Years
      3 months, 16 days ago

      C

  14. kiwi_pool
    • 4 Years
    3 months, 16 days ago

    Presuming Richarlison is GTG, how to enable Mitro and Maddison to Arnie and Richarlison?

    Alonso > Luiz or Rudiger; or
    Mendy > Stones or Laporte?

    Or one of the above to Duffy?

    1. Klein
      • 3 Years
      3 months, 16 days ago

      B to laporte for me

  15. El Lobito
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 1 Year
    3 months, 16 days ago

    Seriously considering Kun > Auba and captaining him while everyone frets about Liverpool. Reasons: Kun 's recent record against the big six sides is poor as is his record v Utd of late. Second, his away form is not good and certainly not captain-material. Only plumish fixture is Bournemouth at home. Auba's fixtures are not as hard as they first appear. Spurs and Utd have leaky defences. Thoughts?

    1. SweeSwee
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      3 months, 16 days ago

      If you’re getting rid of Kun I’d think it’s more worth while investing in midfield (Sterling, Salah, Hazard) and getting a second mid-price forward.

      1. El Lobito
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 1 Year
        3 months, 16 days ago

        Cheers, food for thought. Auba looking good though.

    2. Demigod Mendy
      • 2 Years
      3 months, 16 days ago

      Sold Auba this week.

      Reasons? Emery constantly plays him reverse OOP which is not his best position. As someone who has watched and owned him this season, I would like to admit I've been kind of lucky with his at times (goals against Leicester off the bench and the goal against Palace). The fact that Emery prefers benching him instead of Laca and constantly takes him off early is a pain. Auba was taken off vs Liverpool when they were chasing the game. IMO Auba is their best player but clearly the manager rates Lace ahead of him. The day I see Auba starting as the lone striker, I'll be the first one to pounce on him 'again'.

  16. SweeSwee
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 4 Years
    3 months, 16 days ago

    Thoughts on Anderson as a Maddison replacement?

    1. Klein
      • 3 Years
      3 months, 16 days ago

      Really good choice

      1. noahzark22
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 1 Year
        3 months, 16 days ago

        for a -4 this week?

    2. El Lobito
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 1 Year
      3 months, 16 days ago

      Has blown hot ajd cold. Arnie as the outstanding WH asset and I'd be loath to double up

  17. Soapy
    • 7 Years
    3 months, 16 days ago

    Salah and Fraser to Mane and Sterling worth -4?

    1. Klein
      • 3 Years
      3 months, 16 days ago

      Nope. Next week for free

    2. Doolittle
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 6 Years
      3 months, 16 days ago

      Definitely not.

  18. kelvint93
    • 4 Years
    3 months, 16 days ago

    Ryan
    Alonso Robbo Duffy
    Kenedy Hazard(vc) Salah(c) Pereyra
    Aguero Arnie Wilson

    Fab AWB Bennett Maddi

    GTG? 0m ITB 🙁 1FT

    and play A or B?

    A) Ryan
    B) Fab

    1. El Lobito
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 1 Year
      3 months, 16 days ago

      G2g. I'd play Fab. Brighton been v lucky

  19. Lalrota
    • 2 Years
    3 months, 16 days ago

    Patricio
    Yedlin TAA Trippier Mendy
    Salah(C) Willian Fraser Sterling
    Aguero Arnie

    Hamer Mitro Hojberg Doherty

    1 FT 0 ITB.

    Any Suggestions?

    1. Where has all the rum gone?
        3 months, 16 days ago

        this is a team i had in my mind but i would need 3 transfers.
        all is good to proceed. however i would put doherty as first sub.

    2. blauriecon
      • 8 Years
      3 months, 16 days ago

      Best 6.8 mid this week - have Hazard Mane Fraser.

      1. Holmes
        • 5 Years
        3 months, 16 days ago

        willian? gray?

      2. Kepa CS
        • 8 Years
        3 months, 16 days ago

        Anderson worth a shout. May be a little early though as he has City after

        1. Kepa CS
          • 8 Years
          3 months, 16 days ago

          Nevermind didn't see he rose

    3. tvz32
      • 1 Year
      3 months, 16 days ago

      With Maddison out, who would you play?

      A) Success (sou)
      B) Obiang (hud)

      1. Klein
        • 3 Years
        3 months, 16 days ago

        Sucess. But may not start

    4. DT42
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 7 Years
      3 months, 16 days ago

      I had planned to switch Sterling for Salah this week, just for 1-2 weeks. Is it still a good move?

      With 2FT and 0.3 itb would you do;
      A. Sterling and Mitro > Salah and Sucess
      B. Sterling, Mitro and Rui > Salah, 4.0 GK and Ings (-4pts)
      C. Sterling, Mitro and Maddy > Salah, Barkley and Ings (-4pts)
      D. Mitro to Wilson/Zaha (and hope captain Mane is enough)

      I’m leaning towards C after Maddy news.

      Help!

      Fabs. Rui.
      TAA. Mendy. Doherty. Yedlin. Bennett.
      Haz. Mane. Sterling. Maddy. Kayal.
      Kun. Arnie. Mitro

      1. Jinswick
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 8 Years
        3 months, 16 days ago

        Selling Sterling seems risky given his current form, but I understand the Salah(c) fear this week.

        Maddy out is a priority, so either Maddy -> Anderson/Barkley and save a FT, or Maddy & Sterling -> Salah(c) & Brooks (if doable)

    5. Jinswick
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 8 Years
      3 months, 16 days ago

      Best option here? Planning to WC in GW16 so only 4 weeks to consider

      Maddison ->

      A) Milner
      B) Brooks

      Milner has great fixtures so would be hoping for plenty of LIV goals and 1-2 pens - plus he has great underlying BPS so any attacking returns will likely mean bonus.

      Brooks leaves enough cash to do Kamara -> Jimenez next week, who rotates really well with Brooks over the next 4 (new, HUD, car, HUD), but I'm a little worried about his minutes with Stanislas, King, Wilson, Fraser and Brooks competing for 4 spots.

      Ederson
      Alonso, Mendy, TAA, Balbuena
      Salah, Hazard, Richarlison, Maddison*
      Aguero, Arnie

      Stek, Doherty, Kamara, Hudson
      Bank 0.0m, 1FT

      1. Jinswick
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 8 Years
        3 months, 16 days ago

        I meant to add, my selling value for Maddison is 6.7m and the gift that keeps on giving (Hudson-Odoi) means I'm already maxed on CHE players, i.e. I can't get Barkley/Willian

        1. jon.terry.tfh
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 2 Years
          3 months, 16 days ago

          Definitely not Milner. Not sold on Brook's minutes either. Can you look elsewhere, preferably someone more nailed on? Maybe Pererya?

          1. Jinswick
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 8 Years
            3 months, 16 days ago

            That was my initial thoughts on Milner too, but his PPM and XGi are actually really good in that price range. Salah and Mane are players that win penalties too.

            If Watford's fixtures weren't so bad I'd be all over him, but (sou, LIV, lei, MCY) just looks too tricky.

      2. Dr. Rog
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 9 Years
        3 months, 16 days ago

        if you have a wildcard you have the luxury of wildly punting on the likes of shaq, martial whatever
        by wk16 the template will be markedly different - Liverpool will be jettisoned, Kane/Eirksen/Ozil/Laca will be in vogue.
        wouldnt stress just do whatever you think will maximise points in any given week (and/or team value) knowing that you can fix any damage later

        1. Jinswick
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 8 Years
          3 months, 16 days ago

          True, but with no cash I can't afford any of Martial, Shaq, Anderson etc, which I probably would go for. Agreed about GW16 - if Spurs and Arsenal are firing by then I'll be loading up.

    6. Confused123
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 1 Year
      3 months, 16 days ago

      Neves to Murphy for -4???
      With 4-5 GWs in mind

      1. Numbuster
        • 2 Years
        3 months, 16 days ago

        would you play for Murphy then?

        who is your another 4 midfielder here?

        i would keep Neves for the sake of hit 4 for non playing player

    7. jon.terry.tfh
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 2 Years
      3 months, 16 days ago

      Ings + Mane or Aguero + Richardlison + 4 points this week?

      1. Holmes
        • 5 Years
        3 months, 16 days ago

        Kunson

      2. Bad Kompany
        • 1 Year
        3 months, 16 days ago

        Leaning to the first one as I could see pool putting 7 past fulham

    8. Bad Kompany
      • 1 Year
      3 months, 16 days ago

      Nitro and Maddison to
      A. Dilva and Ings
      B. Martial and Murray
      C. Arnie and Anderson

      1. Albrightondknight
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 3 Years
        3 months, 16 days ago

        Probably B, but hard to go without Arnie

        How about Arnie and a non West Ham mid.
        Don't know if double up the attack is the way to go despite the fixtures.

        1. Bad Kompany
          • 1 Year
          3 months, 16 days ago

          Cheers! Any suggestions? Would have 7.2. Anderson looks like the best option to me. Not against doubling up on west ham

    9. Albrightondknight
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      3 months, 16 days ago

      Had a very bad week so been licking my wounds and planning ahead to GW16 fixtures swing for Ars and Spurs. Decided to target just Laca and Trippier. Not many moves to get me to this.
      It is mostly funded by Salah to Sterling after this week.
      Mainly 442 with Fraser but could be 532 with Bennett

      Fab

      Alonso Mendy Trippier Robertson

      Hazard Sterling Mane Fraser

      Laca Arnie

      Hamer Bennett Stephens Kamara

      1. Albrightondknight
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 3 Years
        3 months, 16 days ago

        Moves would be

        Salah > Sterling
        Iheanacho > Kamara
        Ederson > Fab
        Chilwell > Trippier
        Wilson > Laca

        1. Bad Kompany
          • 1 Year
          3 months, 16 days ago

          Don’t understand why you would lose Salah this week

          1. Albrightondknight
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 3 Years
            3 months, 16 days ago

            I meant Salah gone after this week against Ful.
            So what you think of the rest?

            1. Bad Kompany
              • 1 Year
              3 months, 16 days ago

              Got it. Looks good. Agree with you that there aren’t any players on arsenal or spurs that I’d want other than Laca and trippier

              1. Albrightondknight
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 3 Years
                3 months, 16 days ago

                Well Auba but he costs a bit more and would want to be starting every game at that price. Thanks for replies.

        2. Jinswick
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 8 Years
          3 months, 16 days ago

          Not sure about losing that lot given current fixtures

          1. Albrightondknight
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 3 Years
            3 months, 16 days ago

            It's gradual about 1 a week over the next 5 weeks. Still a bad idea?
            Said I would not sell Salah but really want Sterling pretty soon.
            I can also just go
            Ihenanacho to Kamara
            And Mane to Sterling and keep Salah but the cash from Salah gives more balance.

            1. Jinswick
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 8 Years
              3 months, 16 days ago

              I think so. The players you’re losing all have decent fixtures for the next 4 so I’d be looking to keep most for that. I’m planning something similar to you but with a WC in GW16. If you’ve already used yours I’d definitely keep Salah & Mane for the next 4. No rush for Spurs/Arsenal assets given fixtures so reassess in a few weeks.

              1. Albrightondknight
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 3 Years
                3 months, 16 days ago

                Cheers thanks again.
                And that was my call a week or 2 ago that with the Pool fixtures I would go Salah + Mane rather that Salah + City mid.
                Salah Mane and Sterling would be great but got Haz too and the pricey defenders so it don't work. Gotta make a call.
                Patience and sticking to the plan might be the way to go but I got the Sterling fear - killing me in at least one ML.

      2. Numbuster
        • 2 Years
        3 months, 16 days ago

        your starting is good enough for week 12 here

    10. Powerplay
        3 months, 16 days ago

        Current Mids: Salah, Hazard, Rich and Fraser....kun and wilson up front...

        dilemma ..should i trade
        A. Hazard to Mane or
        B. Kun and Hojbjerg to Mane and Murray (-4) or
        C. Do nothing?

        1. Albrightondknight
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 3 Years
          3 months, 16 days ago

          C

        2. Numbuster
          • 2 Years
          3 months, 16 days ago

          who is your 5th MF currently?

          i choose C

      • MgM
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 1 Year
        3 months, 16 days ago

        Points expectation? Green arrow? haha.

        Fab
        A R Duffy
        Salah(c) Haz Fraser Rich
        Kun Arnie Wilson

        1. Jinswick
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 8 Years
          3 months, 16 days ago

          The sad thing is we all know which 2 defenders you mean from just 1 letter each

          1. MgM
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 1 Year
            3 months, 16 days ago

            haha right? template oh template.

            1. Albrightondknight
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 3 Years
              3 months, 16 days ago

              Should be better than average this week. If Mane goes mad it could hurt apart from that should be all good.

              1. MgM
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 1 Year
                3 months, 16 days ago

                cheers buddy. Hoping a goal fest from Salah & Mane so you can bounce back from last week's not so good week.

                1. Albrightondknight
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  • 3 Years
                  3 months, 16 days ago

                  Cheers thanks.
                  Still picking the dirt out of my teeth. This week will make up for it !!

      • adam28193
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 5 Years
        3 months, 16 days ago

        0.0 ITB have Maddison. Want Richarlison long term but 0 free transfers so I'll probably be priced out if I wait, would you do the Richarlison move for -4?

        1. Numbuster
          • 2 Years
          3 months, 16 days ago

          keep. there is no indication of richarlison or Maddison price changes yet here.