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Wilson scores on England debut as Alexander-Arnold shines

Our international break coverage continues with this look back at the various friendlies contested over the last few days, with our focus predominantly on Fantasy assets.

We round up the minutes played, goals, assists and injury news concerning Fantasy Premier League players, with a summary of Thursday’s UEFA Nations League encounters to follow tomorrow.

England 3-0 USA

  • Jordan Pickford (£4.9m) – 45 minutes
  • Alex McCarthy (£4.5m) – 45 minutes
  • Trent Alexander-Arnold (£5.0m) – 90 minutes
  • Michael Keane (£4.9m) – 90 minutes
  • Lewis Dunk (£4.5m) – 90 minutes
  • Ben Chilwell (£5.1m) – 58 minutes
  • Eric Dier (£4.8m) – 32 minutes
  • Harry Winks (£5.5m) – 70 minutes
  • Ruben Loftus-Cheek (£5.2m) – 20 minutes
  • Fabian Delph (£5.3m) – 90 minutes
  • Dele Alli (£8.9m) – 58 minutes
  • Jordan Henderson (£5.3m) – 32 minutes
  • Callum Wilson (£6.8m) – 79 minutes
  • Marcus Rashford (£6.7m) – 11 minutes
  • Jesse Lingard (£6.7m) – 58 minutes
  • Harry Kane (£12.4m) – 0 minutes
  • Kyle Walker (£6.5m) – 0 minutes
  • Raheem Sterling (£11.2m) – 0 minutes
  • Ross Barkley (£6.0m) – 0 minutes
  • John Stones (£5.3m) – 0 minutes
  • DeAndre Yedlin (£4.5m) – 90 minutes

A youthful England side comfortably saw off the USA at Wembley on Thursday evening on what was Wayne Rooney’s farewell appearance for the national team.

Fantasy managers who own Harry Kane, Kyle Walker, Raheem Sterling, Ross Barkley and John Stones would have been pleased to see their assets remain as unused substitutes on an evening when Gareth Southgate handed three players their debuts and named England’s most inexperienced starting XI in 38 years.

One of those players to make their national team bow was Callum Wilson, who played as the spearhead of the England attack in Southgate’s 4-2-3-1.

The Bournemouth striker did well on his debut but the evening had threatened to be a frustrating one, with Wilson having been denied a penalty after a coming-together with Brad Guzan and missing a glorious opportunity presented to him by Jesse Lingard early in the match.

The in-form Cherries forward got the reward his battling performance deserved shortly before his withdrawal, tucking home a Fabian Delph cross on 77 minutes before subsequently making way for Marcus Rashford.

Delph had begun the match in central midfield but switched to left-back after Ben Chilwell‘s substitution on 58 minutes – a position we could see him in more frequently in the coming weeks given the news about Benjamin Mendy‘s knee injury/surgery in the past few days.

Lingard and Jadon Sancho dovetailed nicely behind Wilson in attack, with Dele Alli slightly deeper than the pair and often retreating to join Delph and the impressive Harry Winks in central midfield – as he often does for Spurs.

Alli indeed didn’t register a single penalty box touch or shot on goal in the match, with his headed effort against the bar early in the match rendered immaterial as the ball had already gone out of play.

Lingard meanwhile joined Wilson in having four attempts on goal from inside the box – no player had more – and scored England’s opener on 24 minutes, curling home an excellent strike from the edge of Guzan’s area after a pass from Alli.

Trent Alexander-Arnold was a strong man-of-the-match candidate and scored his first England goal shortly after Lingard’s strike, being teed up by Sancho and firing past Guzan with a low, angled drive from around ten yards out.

After his well-documented struggles of recent weeks, the Liverpool full-back turned in a fine attacking performance, providing a constant outlet down the right flank and delivering more crosses than any other player on show.

Only Wilson registered more penalty box touches than Alexander-Arnold, meanwhile, who was also charged with taking two of England’s corners – a responsibility he has occasionally been afforded by Liverpool this season.

Alexander-Arnold slightly blotted his copybook when being dispossessed by the impressive Christian Pulisic on the byline when trying to shepherd the ball out of play, but overall this was a much-improved display from the teenage defender.

Michael Keane and debutant Lewis Dunk had a fairly quiet night at centre-half, though had to be bailed out by Jordan Pickford when Pulisic nipped between them minutes before Lingard’s opener.

Alex McCarthy got his first taste of international action when replacing the Everton goalkeeper at half-time, while Eric Dier, Jordan Henderson and Ruben Loftus-Cheek also clocked up minutes from the bench.

DeAndre Yedlin played the whole game at right-back for the visitors, meanwhile.

Germany 3-0 Russia

  • Leroy Sane (£9.2m) – 78 minutes
  • Antonio Rudiger (£6.0m) – 61 minutes
  • Bernd Leno (£4.8m) – 0 minutes

Just as we could be seeing more of Fabian Delph in Benjamin Mendy’s injury-enforced absence at Manchester City over the coming weeks, the same might be true of Leroy Sane.

The City winger started all three of the Premier League matches that Mendy missed from Gameweeks 5 to 7 and his first-team chances will surely be boosted in the Frenchman’s absence, with Pep Guardiola having previously said that Sane’s early-season starts were affected by Mendy playing wide down that same left flank.

Sane starred on the left of a 3-4-3 in this win for Joachim Low’s side and opened the scoring after just seven minutes, registering his first international goal after being played in by Serge Gnabry around 12 yards out.

Sane came within inches of touching home a cross from the right shortly after and should have had a second goal when nodding straight at Andrey Lunev from a Kai Havertz cross on 23 minutes.

Antonio Rudiger played just over an hour for his national side, registering a clean sheet and an assist after flicking the ball onto Niklas Sule for Germany’s second goal.

Rudiger’s penalty box prominence is something that has been apparent for Chelsea this campaign – only three FPL defenders have had more attempts on goal in 2018/19.

Bernd Leno was an unused substitute for the Germans.

Republic of Ireland 0-0 Northern Ireland

  • Shane Duffy (£4.7m) – 90 minutes
  • Seamus Coleman (£5.2m) – 90 minutes
  • Robbie Brady (£5.4m) – 90 minutes
  • Jeff Hendrick (£5.3m) – 90 minutes
  • Cyrus Christie (£4.2m) – 6 minutes
  • Kevin Long (£4.2m) – 0 minutes
  • Harry Arter (£4.9m) – 0 minutes
  • Michael Obafemi (£5.0m) – 0 minutes
  • Craig Cathcart (£4.5m) – 90 minutes
  • Steven Davis (£4.7m) – 90 minutes

Shane Duffy demonstrated his attacking threat from set plays by coming as close as any Republic of Ireland player to breaking the deadlock at the Aviva Stadium on Thursday evening, though should have done better when nodding Robbie Brady‘s teasing free-kick into the ground and over the bar from close range on 21 minutes.

Duffy was pressed into more defensive action than perhaps expected as Ireland’s visitors had the bulk of the possession and chances, with the Brighton centre-back culpable for one of Northern Ireland’s two clear-cut opportunities when caught under the ball.

Duffy had lined up as one of the three stoppers at centre-back, with Seamus Coleman afforded the freedom to attack at wing-back – though the hosts’ forays forward were few and far between.

The Burnley pair of Brady and Jeff Hendrick both lined up in a three-man central midfield, up against Southampton’s forgotten man Steven Davis.

Craig Cathcart banked a clean sheet for Michael O’Neill’s side and had a chance to get on the scoresheet himself, but sidefooted wide from 12 yards.

Matt Doherty (£4.9m), of course, missed out with a facial injury, while Shane Long (£4.8m) withdrew from his country’s squad with an ankle knock.

Kevin Long, Harry Arter and youngster Michael Obafemi were all unused substitutes for the hosts, while Cyrus Christie came off the bench in the 84th minute for a brief cameo.

Ciaran Clark (£4.5m) and Greg Cunningham (£4.2m), called up to Martin O’Neill’s provisional squad, didn’t make the 28-man cut and have returned to their respective clubs.

Switzerland 0-1 Qatar

  • Xherdan Shaqiri (£7.0m) – 45 minutes
  • Fabian Schar (£4.6m) – 90 minutes
  • Granit Xhaka (£5.3m) – 45 minutes

Switzerland’s Premier League-based trio were all involved in an embarrassing home defeat to the World Cup 2022 hosts, whose last encounter with European opposition was a 2-1 loss to Liechtenstein.

Xherdan Shaqiri came off the bench at half-time but couldn’t inspire his country to victory, though did come close to registering an assist when providing the chance that team-mate Christian Fassnacht struck against the crossbar on 53 minutes.

Shaqiri registered three other key passes upon his introduction, including one cross that Fassnacht headed narrowly wide. No player on show in Lugano recorded more crosses or chances created than the Liverpool midfielder.

Granit Xhaka played the first half of this friendly as part of a three-man central midfield and also came within inches of an assist when his 36th-minute corner was headed against the post by Michael Lang.

Newcastle United’s Fabian Schar played the whole match at centre-back as the Swiss were caught on the counter-attack on 85 minutes and conceded the only goal of the game to Qatar’s Akram Akif.

Poland 0-1 Czech Republic

  • Jan Bednarek (£3.9m) – 90 minutes
  • Lukasz Fabianski (£4.5m) – 0 minutes

Southampton’s Jan Bednarek, who has only 80 minutes of Premier League football to his name this season, played the full match in Gdansk as Poland slumped to a 1-0 defeat to the Czech Republic in an international friendly.

The Saints defender was caught in behind by Patrik Shick for the visitors’ winning goal and was unable to recover as Jakub Jankto tapped in from Shick’s saved effort.

Lukasz Fabianski was an unused substitute and may come back into contention for the UEFA Nations League encounter with Portugal on Tuesday, though Wojciech Szczesny was preferred to the West Ham goalkeeper in Poland’s last competitive fixture.

Peru 0-2 Ecuador

  • Antonio Valencia (£6.4m) – 81 minutes

Out-of-favour Manchester United full-back Antonio Valencia scored for his country after returning from injury, following up his own blocked effort to give Ecuador an early second-half lead that they later doubled.

Valencia played further forward than we have been used to seeing him at United, almost on the right of a front three.

Luke Shaw will be suspended for the visit of Crystal Palace in Gameweek 13, possibly handing Valencia a reprieve at right-back with Ashley Young needed on the opposite flank.

Valencia spoke to the Ecuadorian media about his continued omission from Jose Mourinho’s line-up:

The relationship with Mourinho has always been a good one. Right now I haven’t been playing, but it’s more of a tactical decision. The player who has been in my place (Young) has been playing well. You have to respect the decision.

The only thing I can do is prepare and be ready for when he (Mourinho) needs me and be in the right condition to compete. I’m calm right now and I know I’ll get an opportunity to play again.

Japan 1-1 Venezuela

  • Maya Yoshida (£4.2m) – 90 minutes
  • Salomon Rondon (£5.7m) – 66 minutes

Salomon Rondon, who scored twice for Newcastle in Gameweek 12, wasn’t on the scoresheet on Friday morning as Venezuela held Japan to a 1-1 draw in Tokyo.

Rondon had three attempts on goal, one of which was an excellent opportunity from eight yards out that was blocked by a Japanese defender.

Southampton’s Maya Yoshida, who made only his second Premier League start of the season in Gameweek 12, captained his country and played the full 90 minutes.

Round-up

Neil Etheridge (£4.5m) kept a clean sheet as the Philippines beat Singapore 1-0 in their AFF Suzuki Cup 2018 Group B match on Tuesday.

The Cardiff City goalkeeper played the whole 90 minutes and will be in action again on Saturday against Timor Leste.

Alireza Jahanbakhsh (£6.7m) didn’t take any part as Iran beat Trinidad and Tobago 1-0 in a friendly on Thursday.

The Brighton winger is recovering from a hamstring injury and was reportedly omitted from Carlos Queiroz’s final 24-man squad.

Team-mate Beram Kayal (£4.4m) played the first 55 minutes of Israel’s 7-0 win over Guatemala, registering an assist for his side’s fourth goal.

Philip Billing (£4.5m) wasn’t involved for the Denmark under-21s on Wednesday night, meanwhile.

Steven Sessegnon (£4.0m) scored for the England under-19s in midweek in a 4-0 win over their Moldovan counterparts. Callum Hudson-Odoi (£4.2m), Morgan Gibbs-White (£4.3m) and Emile Smith-Rowe (£4.5m) also started the match.

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603 Comments Post a Comment
  1. George James
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 4 Years
    1 year, 21 days ago

    order of preference this gameweek?

    A) Fraser
    B) Arnie
    C) Bennet
    D) TAA

    1. #FPLBhuna
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 2 Years
      1 year, 21 days ago

      Bcad

    2. Debauchy
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 6 Years
      1 year, 21 days ago

      B
      C
      A
      D

    3. BenDavies
      • 6 Years
      1 year, 21 days ago

      CDAB

    4. nisag17
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 10 Years
      1 year, 21 days ago

      DBCA

    5. Bialystrzelec
      • 3 Years
      1 year, 21 days ago

      DCAB

    6. George James
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      1 year, 21 days ago

      Interesting. Cheers guys

    7. Tomthewise1
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      1 year, 21 days ago

      B, D,C, A

    8. Ne0
      • 6 Years
      1 year, 21 days ago

      BDCA

    9. Podge
      • 8 Years
      1 year, 21 days ago

      Anyone putting d last is a psychopath

  2. FDMS All Starz
    • 4 Years
    1 year, 21 days ago

    Which transfer is better? Will have to start who ever I bring in too

    A) Bednarek—> Diop (5th defender)

    B) Hughes—> Deulofeu/Paterson (4th midfielder)

    C) Salah & Bednarek—> Sterling & Laporte (-4)

    1. #FPLBhuna
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 2 Years
      1 year, 21 days ago

      Is Hughes injured?

      1. #FPLBhuna
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 2 Years
        1 year, 21 days ago

        What about neves or brooks?

    2. Rsforstar
      • 1 Year
      1 year, 21 days ago

      B with paterson

    3. Ibra
      • 1 Year
      1 year, 21 days ago

      C

  3. jomikijiq
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 4 Years
    1 year, 21 days ago

    Ryan
    Alonso, Mendy, VVD
    Salah, Hazard, Rich, Fraser
    Aguero, Arnie, Ings

    Button, Jonny, AWB, Hogg

    2 FT, 1.4 itb

    A) Mendy, Fraser -> Laporte, Martial
    B) Mendy, Hogg, Ings -> Stones, Martial, Success

    1. Bialystrzelec
      • 3 Years
      1 year, 21 days ago

      A

  4. Bialystrzelec
    • 3 Years
    1 year, 21 days ago

    What would you do with these funds?

    0 FT / £4.6

    Patricio Button
    Alonso Laporte TAA Doherty AWB
    Hazard Sterling Richarlison Fraser Diangana
    Aguero Arnautovic Jimenez

    Thanks

    1. Debauchy
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 6 Years
      1 year, 21 days ago

      Nothing

    2. Giggs Boson.
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 8 Years
      1 year, 21 days ago

      Can't see anything worth a hit. So nothing for now.

  5. Salt'N'Pepe
    • 4 Years
    1 year, 21 days ago

    If Doherty is out for the Huddersfield game are you still holding on to him ?

    If not how does the following sound?

    Mane + Doherty ➡️ Richarlison + Alonso (-4)

    My other defender is Balbuena who I'm not keen on playing

    1. Giggs Boson.
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 8 Years
      1 year, 21 days ago

      It's not a serious injury, keep.

      Find another way to get Alonso.

    2. #FPLBhuna
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 2 Years
      1 year, 21 days ago

      Alonso finally ay? Haha

      12 gws later

  6. Debauchy
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 6 Years
    1 year, 21 days ago

    Sooo slow today , cheers lads

    1. Giggs Boson.
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 8 Years
      1 year, 21 days ago

      You're welcome.

  7. PepSala
    • 3 Years
    1 year, 21 days ago

    Should i do:

    A) Bilva and Laporte
    B) Martial and Digne

    0.1 short to do Martial and Laporte

    1. Giggs Boson.
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 8 Years
      1 year, 21 days ago

      Martial if announced fit.

    2. Maximus Bonimus Pointimus
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 9 Years
      1 year, 21 days ago

      Martial Digne should be excellent

    3. M00N
      • 4 Years
      1 year, 21 days ago

      Martial and Stones?

  8. Taegugk Warrior
    • 1 Year
    1 year, 21 days ago

    On WC
    A. Robo, dunk, doherty, balbuena, AWB
    B. Robo, dunk, laporte, balbuena, peltier
    C. Robo, dunk, doherty, digne, peltier

    1. Bobby Reds
      • 9 Years
      1 year, 21 days ago

      Where is the highest scoring defender tho

      1. Taegugk Warrior
        • 1 Year
        1 year, 21 days ago

        You mean Alonso...?
        I prefer strengthen the mids. If i bring him in, i think is too late, now he is 7.1 and the next fixture is not too god

  9. Maximus Bonimus Pointimus
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 9 Years
    1 year, 21 days ago

    Dear lord make this IB go away please

    1. #FPLBhuna
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 2 Years
      1 year, 21 days ago

      This..

      Proper struggle 🙁

      1. Maximus Bonimus Pointimus
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 9 Years
        1 year, 21 days ago

        Just have to think of the load of GW's we have after it's all over

    2. Holmes (specialist in failu…
      • 6 Years
      1 year, 21 days ago

      Only few hours left

      1. RedLightning
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • Has Moderation Rights
        • 9 Years
        1 year, 21 days ago

        * Only another week

  10. M00N
    • 4 Years
    1 year, 21 days ago

    Those still with a wildcard, does the fact we are now closer to losing it make the number of transfers needed to trigger it lower?

    1. Holmes (specialist in failu…
      • 6 Years
      1 year, 21 days ago

      No because there are still 8 gameweeks left

  11. George James
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 4 Years
    1 year, 21 days ago

    best combination over next 2 gameweeks

    A) Jonny + Dsilva

    B) Stones + Martial

    C) Digne + Fraser + 4 points

    1. George James
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      1 year, 21 days ago

      D) Digne + Martial

    2. Holmes (specialist in failu…
      • 6 Years
      1 year, 21 days ago

      C

  12. Tomthewise1
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 4 Years
    1 year, 21 days ago

    Mendy & Fraser out - Alonso & Brooks in for a -4 (0.2 ITB and 1FT - need to do before Mendy price fall to be able to afford)

    Current team below, really want to get Alonso in (Mendy injury excuse I've been looking for to overcome my stubbornness) and think the downgrade from Fraser to Brooks is best way to source necessary funds.

    Fab - Patricio

    Mendy - Robertson - TAA - Doherty - Bennet

    Salah - Hazard - Anderson - Fraser - Camarasa

    Aguero - Arnie - Wilson

  13. umerlfc
    • 3 Years
    1 year, 21 days ago

    Laporte or Digne?

    1. Iceball
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 5 Years
      1 year, 21 days ago

      I went Laporte but I can see upside in Digne, very good next 3 of 4 fixtures.

    2. Athletico Timbo
      • 9 Years
      1 year, 21 days ago

      Laporte

    3. aleksios
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      1 year, 21 days ago

      So difficult-been asking myself this every day.I go Digne.

  14. How many of your GW1 squad do you still own?
    Geoff
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • Has Moderation Rights
    • 7 Years
    1 year, 21 days ago

    Who is left in your team from your GW1 squad?

    I thought I had lots, but only have three: Aguero, Robertson, and Wan-Bissaka

    1. Lawrø
      • 7 Years
      1 year, 21 days ago

      Andre-Frank Zambo Anguissa - the ultimate differential

    2. Giggs Boson.
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 8 Years
      1 year, 21 days ago

      Aguero, Salah, Richarlison, Robertson, Patricio, Hamer, Wan-Bissaka, and... Kamara.

    3. George James
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      1 year, 21 days ago

      Mendy
      AWB
      Richarlison
      Salah
      Kun
      Arnie

    4. Tomthewise1
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      1 year, 21 days ago

      5 - Aguero, Salah, Arnie, Robertson and Mendy (more than I expected as several of these have been in and out)

    5. Holmes (specialist in failu…
      • 6 Years
      1 year, 21 days ago

      As of now:

      Ryan, Etheridge
      Wan Bissaka, Walker
      Fraser, Salah

      But all will be gone by deadline, so ZERO!

      1. Holmes (specialist in failu…
        • 6 Years
        1 year, 21 days ago

        Wan Bissaka will survive, so one

    6. Iceball
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 5 Years
      1 year, 21 days ago

      Aguero, Robertson, AWB (the whole time)
      Arnie, Fab I had GW1 and now but not the whole time.
      Just kicked Mendy out but he was also in GW1 team.

      1. Iceball
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 5 Years
        1 year, 21 days ago

        Oops, forgot Salah, always have him.

    7. Urchin
      • 6 Years
      1 year, 21 days ago

      Kun salah AWB Mendy Fraser Jimenez
      Wow! And i have already used my WC

    8. Kabayan
      • 3 Years
      1 year, 21 days ago

      Aguero, Robertson, Wan-B, Stephen, Salah, Mendy

    9. Maximus Bonimus Pointimus
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 9 Years
      1 year, 21 days ago

      Only AWB & Salah...

    10. Do I Not Like Orange
      • 7 Years
      1 year, 21 days ago

      Patricio Hamer
      Robbo AWB
      Salah Hughes
      Kun

      Also have Rich from my GW1 squad, but he's been sold and brought back after his early suspension.

    11. RedLightning
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • Has Moderation Rights
      • 9 Years
      1 year, 21 days ago

      Patricio, Robertson, Alonso, Mendy, Mane, Aguero & Arnautovic, although Mendy has not been in continuously since then.

    12. skeyrd
      • 6 Years
      1 year, 21 days ago

      Aubameyang and Wan Bissaka the only two survivors for all gameweeks thus far

      1. skeyrd
        • 6 Years
        1 year, 21 days ago

        oh and Aguero!

    13. Smurf
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 10 Years
      1 year, 21 days ago

      Patricio and hamer the only ones to have stayed all the way through the season.

      I also have Salah, Mane and Richarlison who I started the season with but have taken out and brought back in.

    14. ★Kuntheman★
      • 4 Years
      1 year, 21 days ago

      Aguero, Salah, Wan-Bissaka, Mendy (soon to leave 🙁 )

    15. Pierce34
      • 4 Years
      1 year, 21 days ago

      Fabianski, Boruc, Aguero, Robertson and Wan-Bissaka.

      Mane and Richarlison too, but they left for a week or two for their injury/suspension respectively.

    16. Jacky boy
      • 3 Years
      1 year, 21 days ago

      Hamer lol

    17. adams_6
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 8 Years
      1 year, 21 days ago

      I currently own 6 that were also in my GW1 team but only two have been there the whole time, AWB and Kun.

      Salah, Mendy, Rich Arnie are the others

    18. french holiday
      • 1 Year
      1 year, 21 days ago

      aguero awb

    19. Rash
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 2 Years
      1 year, 21 days ago

      Fabs Robbo salah Fraser Aguero. Only Fraser and fabs have been in the entire time though

    20. Ajaxeeding
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 1 Year
      1 year, 21 days ago

      6

    21. datamunkey
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 5 Years
      1 year, 21 days ago

      Like many - Robbo, Mendy, AWB, Salah & Kun (all I think have been perma thru WC bar poor old Mend me knee!)

    22. Vobinho - Holly's Hams…
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      1 year, 21 days ago

      Foster
      Robertson
      Richarlison
      Fabianski
      Wan Bissaka

    23. Axle11
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 6 Years
      1 year, 21 days ago

      Have two from each position:
      Patricio, Fabianski,
      Doherty, AWB,
      Salah, Stephens,
      Agüero, Arnautovic

    24. Warby84
      • 4 Years
      1 year, 21 days ago

      Robertson Salah Aguero and Richarlison

    25. TLF
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      1 year, 21 days ago

      Patricio, WB, Alonso, Mendy (unfortunately), Robertson, Salah, Fraser & Aguero.

      The caveat is I sold Robbo, Salah and Mendy on my WC but got all 3 back again later at different times. Time to sell Mendy again now !

    26. Recoba
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 6 Years
      1 year, 21 days ago

      Pat Fab
      Mendy Rob AWB
      Salah
      Aguero

    27. Champagne supernova
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 5 Years
      1 year, 21 days ago

      Kun
      Robertson
      Mendy

    28. Man Getting Hit By Football
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 2 Years
      1 year, 21 days ago

      5:
      Fabianski, Robertson, AWB, Salah & Jimenez

    29. Demel
      • 8 Years
      1 year, 21 days ago

      9 - What do I win?

      Ryan
      Button
      Robertson
      Mendy
      Wan-Bissaka
      Salah
      Fraser
      Jimenez
      Aguero

      1. Stoichkov#8
        • 4 Years
        1 year, 21 days ago

        Mendy out this GW so 8 soon
        I will still have 9 after deadline 😉

        1. Demel
          • 8 Years
          1 year, 21 days ago

          Mendy is staying this week. Out next week

      2. shirtless
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 8 Years
        1 year, 21 days ago

        Must have started with virtually the same team!

    30. the Penman
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 7 Years
      1 year, 21 days ago

      4: Robertson, Mané, Aguero, Wan-Bissaka.

      Arnie and Mendy have left and come back since. And left again.

    31. Bodini
      • 4 Years
      1 year, 21 days ago

      Just 2 - Aguero and Salah

    32. Stoichkov#8
      • 4 Years
      1 year, 21 days ago

      Robertson, WB, Salah, Richarlison, Aguero, Arnautovic (+ Peltier and Gunnarssonn as didn't WC yet)

      1. Stoichkov#8
        • 4 Years
        1 year, 21 days ago

        *(+Hamer)
        9 all together...wow 🙂

    33. shirtless
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 8 Years
      1 year, 21 days ago

      Good old Matty Ryan. And his back-up Button. Aguero, Robertson, Salah, Wan Bissaka and Stephens! So 7 players. Yet to wildcard though, so maybe more than most.

    34. XabiAlonso
      • 4 Years
      1 year, 21 days ago

      6 for me Patrico, fabianski. Robertson Salah aguero arnie

    35. Alchim1sT
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      1 year, 21 days ago

      Fabiasnki returned
      Robertson
      Mendy (will go)
      Salah
      Richarlison returned
      Arnie
      Aguero
      AWB

    36. VougieDipond
      • 7 Years
      1 year, 21 days ago

      Foster, speroni, hojbjerg, aguero, salah, awb, richarlison(left the team when he was injured though).

    37. Dead Lift
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      1 year, 21 days ago

      8!
      Fabianski, Foster
      Mendy, AWB, Jonny
      Mane, Richarlison
      Aguero

      I haven't wildcarded yet and obviously Mendy will not stay in my squad any longer.

    38. william prunier
      • 4 Years
      1 year, 21 days ago

      8 remain
      Ederson - Hamer
      Robo - awb
      Salah - stephens
      Arnie - Kun

    39. fc_skrald
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      1 year, 21 days ago

      7
      Ederson, Hamer, Robertson, Bennett, Salah, Richarlison, Aguero

    40. shortymak
      • 5 Years
      1 year, 21 days ago

      Robbo, salah, mane, neves, aguero
      Or 48,005

    41. kalmoffit
      • 6 Years
      1 year, 21 days ago

      I have eight, Arnie and Mo are returnees.

    42. Daniel - KTBFFH
      • 10 Years
      1 year, 21 days ago

      Kun and Wan the Man

      1. Daniel - KTBFFH
        • 10 Years
        1 year, 21 days ago

        And Salah, however he left my squad several gw's

    43. Mee Pukki-Pukki Long Teemu:…
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 6 Years
      1 year, 21 days ago

      Patricio
      AWB, Mendy, Robbo, Doherty
      Salah, Hudson-Odoi
      Aguero, Arnautovic

    44. arndff_
      • 7 Years
      1 year, 21 days ago

      7:

      Fabianski, Foster
      Robertson AWB
      Salah Richarlison
      Aguero

    45. The 12th Man
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 6 Years
      1 year, 21 days ago

      4.
      Hamer,AWB,Salah,Richarlison

    46. Loyal Subject
      • 2 Years
      1 year, 21 days ago

      9 - Foster, Robertson, Mendy, Peltier, Gunnarsson, Richarlison, Salah, Arnautovic, Aguero

    47. Lukakuna
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 2 Years
      1 year, 21 days ago

      8! Robertson Mendy Doherty AWB - Mane Richarlison - Aguero Mitrovic

    48. korbendallas82
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 6 Years
      1 year, 21 days ago

      3. Meatgrinder for my team.

    49. AzzaroMax99
      • 3 Years
      1 year, 21 days ago

      5/6: Foster, Arnie, Robbo, Kun, AWB, Mendy**

    50. Bird Raymond
      • 8 Years
      1 year, 21 days ago

      Aguero all the way through.
      Richarlison left for a couple of weeks.
      Salah left on wildcard and returned on the same wildcard!

    51. FP Elephant
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 5 Years
      1 year, 21 days ago

      Interesting HT!

      Have 8 players now that are the same as GW 1 (Aguero, Arnie, Salah, Richarlson, Fraser, AWB, Hamer, Robertson)... but Arnie, Rich, Robbo and Salah all had a brief spell out of my lineup due to injury or mistaken attempt at better value with TAA or Mane.

      This made me look at the rest of my lineup too. Also have two players from GW 3 (Ederson, Alsonso), and 3 from GW6 (Haz, Doherty, Hojbjerg). The Salah-to-Kane-back-to-Salah dance for Kane's Cardiff fixture was a big waste of hits and points. Lesson learned! Trying to tinker less this season and rank is better.

    52. Marcin the Pole
      • 4 Years
      1 year, 21 days ago

      Ederson, Robertson, Mane and Aguero have been in there the whole time.

      Richarlison and Arnautovic there now but have been out of the team.

    53. Glory Punter
      • 7 Years
      1 year, 21 days ago

      Aguero,Robertson,Richarlison,Wan Bissaka,Hamer

    54. lahi
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 8 Years
      1 year, 21 days ago

      8!

      Fabianski Hart
      Mendy AWB
      Salah Richarlison Gunnarson
      Aguero

      Probably because I'm yet to to WC. Alonso was my 1st transfer of the season and he's there as well.

    55. KevIRL
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 10 Years
      1 year, 21 days ago

      10. Although richarlison and Mendy have gone and come back in. Mendy to go again of course

      Ryan
      Foster
      Mendy
      Robertson
      Wan bisaka
      Salah
      Richarlison
      Gunnarson
      Arnoutovic
      Aguero

    56. beefo
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 2 Years
      1 year, 21 days ago

      Fun idea! I too was surprised by my team. (And was reminded again of how stupid I was to leave Mendy and AWB on the bench in GW 1...

      Patricio, Fabianski
      Robertson, AWB, Mendy (for now)
      Richarlison

    57. Hot Toddy
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 1 Year
      1 year, 21 days ago

      Agüero
      Alonso
      Sold and rebought Robertson

      Yep, that's it.

    58. umerlfc
      • 3 Years
      1 year, 21 days ago

      I have 6: Fabianski, Foster Robertson, AWB, Stephens, Aguero

    59. Witty Pun: Not good at this…
      • 2 Years
      1 year, 21 days ago

      Aguero, Kamara, Salah, Richarlison, Robertson, AWB, Ryan and Foster

    60. ManUnitedComeBack
      • 3 Years
      1 year, 21 days ago

      Robertson, Mendy, AWB and Stekelenberg for me

    61. Ariaga II
      • 2 Years
      1 year, 21 days ago

      Eight for me, with two in each position:
      Ryan and Button
      Boly and AWB
      Salah and Fraser
      Aguero and Arnautovic

    62. Numb
      • 4 Years
      1 year, 21 days ago

      9
      Patricio Hamer
      Robertson AWB
      Salah Mane Stephens
      Aguero Arnie

      All except Mane have been there continuously.

    63. Legomané
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • Has Moderation Rights
      • 2 Years
      1 year, 21 days ago

      Patricio Foster
      Robertson Pereira AWB (Davies Peltier)
      Salah* (Eriksen Mahrez Kenedy Costa)
      Aguero Arnautovic* (King)

      Currently have 8 of my original GW1 squad on board, albeit a couple have temporarily gone and come back into the fold(*).
      Also, Kenedy and Costa only left GW11.

      1. Legomané
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • Has Moderation Rights
        • 2 Years
        1 year, 21 days ago

        WC still available which possibly has a bearing.

    64. mir
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 10 Years
      1 year, 21 days ago

      6 for me. More than I thought.

      AWB, Mendy,Robertson, Salah, Richarlison and Aguero.

      Aguero and Mendy have been in, out and back in again.

    65. AllGonePozzo
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      1 year, 20 days ago

      8 - Fab AWB Doherty Robertson Mendy Salah Mane Aguero. Mendy Salah and Mane been in and out with Mendy and Mane soon to be out again.

    66. bluee
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      1 year, 20 days ago

      Foster, Fabianski, Robertson, Mendy, S Cook, AWB, Salah, Bilva, Aguero

      Maybe I should mix things up a bit, jesus

    67. the snazzy viking
      • 3 Years
      1 year, 20 days ago

      Patricio
      Robertson
      Salah
      Aguero*
      AWB

      *transferred out then back in the next GW

    68. Jafalad
      • 9 Years
      1 year, 20 days ago

      Pretty much the whole lot!

      The front line of Kun, King and Arne is still with me and I can't see how that can be beaten - bar Wilson of course but he's not on pens.

      Steel the 4.0 nobody is with me as one of the gks to enable elsewhere.

      Robbo, AWB, Salah, Stephens all remain too from week 1.

      Only made 12 transfers so far and had no thoughts of playing the WC. A season like no other.

    69. Konig Luther
      • 6 Years
      1 year, 20 days ago

      Mane, Fraser, Robertson

    70. The Real Big Vern
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 9 Years
      1 year, 19 days ago

      Still have Robbo, Alonso, Mendy, Richarl, Laca, Aguero and Steele!

    71. BRKFCTrueRover 42
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 7 Years
      1 year, 19 days ago

      Patricio, fabianski, Awb, Robbo, Salah, Aguero, stephens(lol)

    72. Mince n Tatties
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 6 Years
      1 year, 19 days ago

      Just the 3 - Robertson, Salah & Aguero

    73. alfoir
      • 7 Years
      1 year, 18 days ago

      6:
      Robertson - Wan-Bissaka
      Salah - Fraser - Richarlison (in, out, back in)
      Aguero

      With injuries, Mendy has been in, out, back in, then back out again this week.

  15. Holmes (specialist in failu…
    • 6 Years
    1 year, 21 days ago

    Not sure when I will get a chance to own Alonso in my FPL career... 😛

    1. Athletico Timbo
      • 9 Years
      1 year, 21 days ago

      You’ve never owned him ever?

      1. Holmes (specialist in failu…
        • 6 Years
        1 year, 21 days ago

        Nope *sigh*

        1. Athletico Timbo
          • 9 Years
          1 year, 21 days ago

          Why not just take a hit for him? He will repay it back at some point over the next few seasons 🙂

          1. Holmes (specialist in failu…
            • 6 Years
            1 year, 21 days ago

            😀

            On WC this week and still cant fit him. Just prefer some of the attacking players over him...

            1. Athletico Timbo
              • 9 Years
              1 year, 21 days ago

              Weirdo 🙂

            2. Taegugk Warrior
              • 1 Year
              1 year, 21 days ago

              Same with me... its too late to bring him now, with the price & fixture

            3. datamunkey
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 5 Years
              1 year, 21 days ago

              He is an attacking player Holmes! Come on, fit him in

      2. Holmes (specialist in failu…
        • 6 Years
        1 year, 21 days ago

        Used to play with restriction till last year where only one player from one country was allowed. So Spanish spot were always taken by likes of Silva, Costa, DDG etc... 😮

  16. Urchin
    • 6 Years
    1 year, 21 days ago

    I don't really feel like dropping Kun, he looks in super form (best of his life?), playing for the most attacking team in league, preferred striker, on penalties, looks super fit and way his minutes are being managed might even go (dare i say) injury free throughout the season. Imagine that!
    His body language also seems to suggest he is enjoying it and seems free of burdens if he had any in the past.
    Just my random thoughts.

    1. Giggs Boson.
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 8 Years
      1 year, 21 days ago

      Same. I see no reason to remove for anyone.

      Coming off early means he starts every match. Can see him starting all the winter games too.

      1. aleksios
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 4 Years
        1 year, 21 days ago

        This

    2. El Fenomeno R9
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      1 year, 21 days ago

      So red flag coming soon i guess...

  17. Athletico Timbo
    • 9 Years
    1 year, 21 days ago

    If you were going to play only one every week who would you rather have, Doherty or Jimenez?

    1. jtreble
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      1 year, 21 days ago

      Doherty for me.

    2. George James
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      1 year, 21 days ago

      Doherty. chance of returns both ends

    3. aleksios
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      1 year, 21 days ago

      Doh

    4. Maximus Bonimus Pointimus
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 9 Years
      1 year, 21 days ago

      Theyll probably both get around 150/160 points, but Doherty a good bit cheaper

    5. MTPockets
      • 10 Years
      1 year, 21 days ago

      Jimenez

  18. aleksios
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 4 Years
    1 year, 21 days ago

    Really stuck here.Which combo would you prefer?

    a) Laporte-Richa
    b) Digne-Martial
    c) Dunk-D.Silva.

    Thanks guys.

    1. Athletico Timbo
      • 9 Years
      1 year, 21 days ago

      A

  19. Mackans
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 2 Years
    1 year, 21 days ago

    Mendy & Deulofeu -> AWB & Martial for free???

    1. aleksios
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      1 year, 21 days ago

      For sure.

  20. Mackans
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 2 Years
    1 year, 21 days ago

    Is it a chance that Martial's price doesn't rise before next Friday?

    1. Athletico Timbo
      • 9 Years
      1 year, 21 days ago

      There’s a chance yes.

      1. Mackans
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 2 Years
        1 year, 21 days ago

        What says FPL fix?

        1. Athletico Timbo
          • 9 Years
          1 year, 21 days ago

          I don’t use it, I think this is better. http://www.fplstatistics.co.uk

  21. Mackans
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 2 Years
    1 year, 21 days ago

    My last question: Is it a chance that Mendy's price doesn't fall before next Friday?

    1. Athletico Timbo
      • 9 Years
      1 year, 21 days ago

      A slimmer chance imo.

    2. Epic Fail ⚽ 墅
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 9 Years
      1 year, 21 days ago

      There’s a chance yes.

    3. Wolves Ay We
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      1 year, 21 days ago

      Nope. Nada.

  22. PepSala
    • 3 Years
    1 year, 21 days ago

    Who's the best choice?

    A) TAA
    B) Digne

    I have Robbo..

    1. Epic Fail ⚽ 墅
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 9 Years
      1 year, 21 days ago

      A

  23. Colonel Shoe 肝池
    • 8 Years
    1 year, 21 days ago

    i swear we have more int breaks every season......

    1. Epic Fail ⚽ 墅
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 9 Years
      1 year, 21 days ago

      You're not allowed to swear on here.

      1. Colonel Shoe 肝池
        • 8 Years
        1 year, 21 days ago

        oh fiddle boos

    2. Rash
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 2 Years
      1 year, 21 days ago

      3 breaks with 12 games played is a farce tbh

  24. Kub3
    • 1 Year
    1 year, 21 days ago

    Which one would you replace Mendy with: Doherty or Laporte?

    I have Patrício and Bennett already, but only one other City player (Kun). A bit wary of going for Doherty because I’d have 3 Wolves at the back. Also don’t want to miss out on the abdundance of City clean sheets.

    1. MTPockets
      • 10 Years
      1 year, 21 days ago

      3 wolves def would be too many for me (just have doherty)

  25. Wolves Ay We
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 4 Years
    1 year, 21 days ago

    Which players are season keepers?

    I reackon probably:

    Alonso
    Robertson
    Doherty
    Aguero

    1. Epic Fail ⚽ 墅
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 9 Years
      1 year, 21 days ago

      All of them, potentially.

      1. Epic Fail ⚽ 墅
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 9 Years
        1 year, 21 days ago

        Oh it wasn't a list to choose from. Good list then.

    2. El Fenomeno R9
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      1 year, 21 days ago

      Salah + Hazard for me

    3. Athletico Timbo
      • 9 Years
      1 year, 21 days ago

      I don’t think Robbi is, I don’t even really want him that much. Alonso would be the only one for me and id get rid of him if there was a line of tough fixtures in a row.

    4. Jacky boy
      • 3 Years
      1 year, 21 days ago

      Only robertson

    5. jtreble
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      1 year, 21 days ago

      For me,

      Alonso
      Robertson
      Doherty
      Mendy (or MNC equivalent)/Ederson
      Trippier
      Aguero
      Salah
      Hazard

    6. FPL Pillars
      • 3 Years
      1 year, 21 days ago

      Doherty is no deity. People just got a hard on due to picking him up at 4.4. AWB is a season keep as well 🙂

      1. Jarvish Scott Talent
        • 4 Years
        1 year, 21 days ago

        I think the OP may be biased too looking at his grav…….

        1. FPL Pillars
          • 3 Years
          1 year, 21 days ago

          That’s true ha

    7. AuFeld
      • 3 Years
      1 year, 21 days ago

      Sterling, Hazard, Alonso, R. Bennett, and AWB.

  26. PepSala
    • 3 Years
    1 year, 21 days ago

    Last one i promise..

    A) D.Silva and Digne
    B) TAA and Martial
    C) Digne and Martial

    1. Athletico Timbo
      • 9 Years
      1 year, 21 days ago

      B

    2. Wolves Ay We
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      1 year, 21 days ago

      C

    3. Epic Fail ⚽ 墅
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 9 Years
      1 year, 21 days ago

      A

    4. MTPockets
      • 10 Years
      1 year, 21 days ago

      Options aren't the same price so I'll add another - Silva/TAA

      1. MTPockets
        • 10 Years
        1 year, 21 days ago

        * otherwise A b/c Silva

  27. jtreble
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 3 Years
    1 year, 21 days ago

    For me:

    Alonso
    Robertson
    Doherty
    Mendy (or MNC equivalent)/Ederson
    Trippier
    Aguero
    Salah
    Hazard

  28. SkekTek (AKA: AnzhiBabakin)
    • 4 Years
    1 year, 21 days ago

    Have been strongly considering Digne and Dilva in for Mendy and Maddison amongst other pairs...

    But is there still an issue with owning Dilva with a run of away games coming up (3 in next 4)? He always seems a bit weaker at home. My other pairs under consideration are Laporte/Richarlison and Digne/Keane with Martial/Siggy.

    1. MTPockets
      • 10 Years
      1 year, 21 days ago

      Home/away concern doesn't make sense as you've worded it.

      1. SkekTek (AKA: AnzhiBabakin)
        • 4 Years
        1 year, 21 days ago

        Damn - yes you are right!

        Well Dilva is much better at home basically which concerns me a bit. Wondering whether to just keep some cash in the bank and go for an Everton mid/Martial.

        1. MTPockets
          • 10 Years
          1 year, 21 days ago

          Not sure, but think the City home/away thing is being over-played due to relative number and difficulty of fixtures to date. Same for Salah.

        2. Monkey Hanger
          • 6 Years
          1 year, 21 days ago

          Not surprising given their away opponents.

    2. Kub3
      • 1 Year
      1 year, 21 days ago

      I would go with Laporte and Richarlison.

      I know Martial has been in good form but the United attack is just too inconsistent for me.

  29. Daghe Munegu
    • 3 Years
    1 year, 21 days ago

    Have Mendy. No Chelsea or Liverpool def.
    Money no prob. Who to bring first ?

    Alonso Robertson Laporte TAA Ederson Alisson Van Dijk Walker ?

    1. g40steve
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 1 Year
      1 year, 21 days ago

      Alonso.

      Budget Stones, Luiz, TTA?

    2. Kub3
      • 1 Year
      1 year, 21 days ago

      Robertson

  30. g40steve
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 1 Year
    1 year, 21 days ago

    Which would you do?

    A, Mendy > stones/ digne or Keane
    B, Vardy > Kun or Morata
    C, Barkley > Dilva or Richarlison

    Toying with any of A with Kun & Richy.

    Yes/no?

    1. Nascimento
      • 4 Years
      1 year, 21 days ago

      B. Kun