Scout Notes

Fraser shines for Scotland as Mane is reduced to tears by his own fans

We keep our international break coverage ticking over with a look back at the friendlies, UEFA Nations League group matches and African Cup of Nations qualifiers contested on Saturday.

Our focus is on Fantasy Premier League players and in the below article we’ll be rounding up the goals, assists, injury news and talking points that concern a host of FPL assets.

A summary of Sunday’s matches will follow on Monday afternoon.

Albania 0-4 Scotland

  • Callum Paterson (£5.2m) – 90 minutes
  • Andrew Robertson (£6.5m) – 90 minutes
  • Ryan Fraser (£6.2m) – 73 minutes
  • Stuart Armstrong (£5.1m) – 61 minutes
  • Scott McTominay (£4.3m) – 29 minutes

Having had injury-affected international breaks in September and October, Ryan Fraser returned to action for the Scottish national team and inspired his team to 4-0 win in Albania.

Playing on the left of midfield as he does for Bournemouth, Fraser scored his first ever international goal on 14 minutes of this encounter when picking up a loose ball in the final third, dribbling into the Albanian box and curling home into the far corner.

Fraser had another shot from outside the box saved before the interval but was to play a key role in Scotland’s fourth goal, registering an assist for James Forrest’s well-taken second strike of the evening.

Andrew Robertson had a comfortable evening at left-back as ten-man Albania failed to record a single shot on target, while midfielder Callum Paterson – deployed as an “out of position” striker for Cardiff City in recent weeks – demonstrated his versatility by playing the full game at right-back for the injury-hit visitors.

Stuart Armstrong played just over an hour in central midfield and bagged a “Fantasy assist” when his direct free-kick was handled by an Albanian defender in the box; Steven Fletcher converting the subsequent spot-kick.

Scott McTominay replaced Armstrong with the game effectively won and almost increased Scotland’s winning margin when clipping the bar on 77 minutes.

Equatorial Guinea 0-1 Senegal

  • Sadio Mane (£9.9m) – 90 minutes
  • Cheikhou Kouyate (£4.7m) – 90 minutes
  • Idrissa Gueye (£4.8m) – 90 minutes

Sadio Mane was reduced to tears at the final whistle of Senegal’s 1-0 win over Equatorial Guinea on Saturday after being booed by his own supporters for a reported sub-par performance.

Mane missed a glorious chance to add to Senegal’s lead, which had been given to them in comical circumstances via an own-goal just after the break.

Senegal had already qualified for next summer’s African Cup of Nations and this was effectively a dead rubber, though the Liverpool midfielder made it another game without a goal for his national side having not been on the scoresheet once during qualification.

With this being Senegal’s only fixture of the international break, Mane will return to Liverpool in good time for Gameweek 13 – though what state of mind he will be in for the trip to Watford is another issue.

Cheikhou Kouyate and Idrissa Gueye played the whole match, meanwhile.

Serbia 2-1 Montenegro

  • Aleksandar Mitrovic (£6.6m) – 83 minutes
  • Nemanja Matic (£5.0m) – 90 minutes

Aleksandar Mitrovic had an eventful evening as Serbia kept alive their UEFA Nations League campaign by beating neighbours Montenegro on Saturday.

The Fulham striker, whose remaining FPL owners will be hoping that their asset can benefit from a “new manager bounce” against Southampton in Gameweek 13, doubled Serbia’s lead on 32 minutes when volleying home Aleksandar Kolarov’s cross.

Mitrovic had a chance at increasing Serbia’s advantage five minutes later but made a hash of his attempted “Panenka” when the hosts were awarded a spot-kick.

The Fulham forward was a menace in the air as usual, having two headed goal attempts in first-half stoppage time and creating a chance for team-mate Mijat Gacinovic from a headed pass.

Nemanja Matic played the full game in central midfield, meanwhile.

Italy 0-0 Portugal

  • Jorginho (£5.0m) – 90 minutes
  • Emerson Palmieri (£5.2m) – 0 minutes
  • Rui Patricio (£4.6m) – 90 minutes
  • Ruben Neves (£5.0m) – 90 minutes
  • Bernardo Silva (£7.5m) – 90 minutes
  • Cedric Soares (£4.4m) – 0 minutes

Rui Patricio warmed up for two appetising Premier League fixtures in Gameweeks 13 and 14 by keeping a clean sheet in Portugal’s 0-0 draw in Italy, a result that sent the visitors through to the semi-finals of the UEFA Nations League.

The Wolves goalkeeper had to be quick off his line to expertly deny Ciro Immobile in the first half, also making stops from Lorenzo Insigne and Lorenzo Pellegrini at either end of the match.

Jorginho saw plenty of the ball as Italy dominated possession, with Bernardo Silva and Ruben Neves ineffectual from an attacking perspective as the visitors mustered only one shot on target all evening.

Neves collected a yellow card and will now miss Portugal’s match against Poland on Tuesday through suspension – the Wolves midfielder is set for an early return to the West Midlands ahead of the visit of Huddersfield next Sunday.

Cedric Soares and Emerson Palmieri were unused substitutes for their respective sides, while Andre Gomes (£5.4m) had withdrawn from the Portugal squad several days earlier due to a leg muscle injury.

Turkey 0-1 Sweden

  • Cenk Tosun (£6.6m) – 90 minutes
  • Caglar Soyuncu (£4.9m) – 90 minutes
  • Victor Lindelof (£4.8m) – 45 minutes

Victor Lindelof was forced off at half-time of Sweden’s 1-0 win over Turkey in the UEFA Nations League, with his issue said to be an illness rather than injury.

Head coach Janne Anderson said:

Victor did not feel well but he finished the first half.

Team-mate Andreas Granqvist added:

I think he felt a little bad before the match and felt a bit dizzy when he started.

He felt drowsy and without energy and could not continue.

Sweden are in action again on Tuesday evening, so it remains to be seen whether the Manchester United centre-back recovers in time to face Russia.

Caglar Soyuncu and Cenk Tosun played the whole 90 minutes as Turkey’s Nations League campaign ended in relegation.

South Africa 1-1 Nigeria

  • Leon Balogun (£4.2m) – 90 minutes
  • Alex Iwobi (£5.5m) – 90 minutes
  • Kelechi Iheanacho (£5.9m) – 69 minutes
  • Isaac Success (£4.6m) – 21 minutes

Isaac Success was introduced as a 69th-minute substitute for the unimpressive Kelechi Iheanacho as Nigeria were left cursing the match officials in their 1-1 draw with South Africa on Saturday.

The Super Eagles were denied two perfectly good goals courtesy of an assistant referee’s flag, though the result made little difference as they progressed to the 2019 African Cup of Nations with a game to spare.

Alex Iwobi was substituted in stoppage time having earlier been denied an assist for one of those disallowed goals, having provided the through ball for Ahmed Musa.

Iheanacho was also thwarted by an errant flag.

Brighton’s Leon Balogun played the whole match at centre-half, meanwhile.

Nigeria now face a friendly against Uganda on Tuesday, though it is unclear how many of their Premier League-based players will take part.

Australia 1-1 Korea Republic

  • Mathew Ryan (£4.6m) – 90 minutes
  • Aaron Mooy (£5.1m)- 90 minutes

Mathew Ryan was denied a clean sheet for the third match in a row as Australia deservedly fought back from a goal down to salvage a draw against the Korea Republic in a friendly held in the early hours of Saturday morning, UK time.

Ryan had precious little to do all evening but wasn’t given much chance with Korea’s breakaway goal, with Hwang Ui-jo scoring from one of the visitors’ two shots on target.

Ryan’s one stop was a flying save from a Korea free-kick on 70 minutes.

Australia, by contrast, had 22 efforts on goal and nine on target, with Aaron Mooy blazing one presentable chance over on the volley in the first half.

Mooy was, as has been the case with Huddersfield in the past, stationed in front of the back four in the double-pivot but was instrumental in the Socceroos’ attacks, registering more touches in the final third than any other player on show.

Mooy was his usual prominent self at dead-ball situations and Australia’s stoppage-time equaliser came from one of the Huddersfield midfielder’s partially cleared corner-kicks, with QPR’s Massimo Luongo eventually bundling the ball over the line.

Australia contest another friendly against Lebanon on Tuesday and both Mooy and Ryan have been included in the 24-man squad for that encounter.

Round-up

Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang (£10.9m) wasn’t involved as Gabon lost to Mali 1-0 in an African Cup of Nations qualifier on Saturday.

Aubameyang has been caught up in a war of words regarding his absence on social media, Tweeting this to a Gabonese journalist:

It’s weird that the football federation immediately publishes that a player cannot come [for national duty] for other reasons after they received an email from my doctor but still has not posted on it for more than 24 hours.

You say that “Aubameyang declined” as if I had refused to come for another reason.

Aubameyang’s problem is said to be a back injury.

Mario Lemina (£4.9m) also missed out with a muscle injury, while Cardiff City’s Bruno Ecuele Manga (£4.5m) shrugged off a fitness issue of his own to play the whole 90 minutes.

Steve Mounie (£5.8m) was on the scoresheet and played the whole 90 minutes as Benin lost 3-1 in Gambia.

Mounie’s team-mates, Isaac Mbenza (£5.9m) and Abdelhamid Sabiri (£4.3m), also scored for the Belgium under-21s and the Germany under-21s respectively.

Neil Etheridge (£4.5m) was among the substitutes as the Philippines beat Timor-Leste 3-2.

Steven Sessegnon (£4.0m), Morgan Gibbs-White (£4.3m), Emile Smith Rowe (£4.5m) and Callum Hudson-Odoi (£4.2m) all started and were substituted late in the second half as England’s under-19s beat their Icelandic counterparts 3-1. Sessegnon was on the scoresheet.

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  1. RustyBz
    • 3 Years
    27 days, 13 hours ago

    Morning all. What to do here with these two FTs?

    Ederson // Hamer;

    Mendy ** // Alonso // Robertson // Doherty // AWB;

    Mané // Hazard // Richarlison // Fraser;

    Aguero // Arnautovic // Wilson;

    2 FT 0.8 ITB.

    ---------------------------------------------------------------

    Considering doing Mendy + Wilson + Mané -> Duffy + Jimenez + Salah (-4). Alterantively just the first two no hit...

    1. RustyBz
      • 3 Years
      27 days, 13 hours ago

      Billing 5th mid 🙂

    2. danishdynamite
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 7 Years
      27 days, 13 hours ago

      Mendy > Laporte and chill

      1. RustyBz
        • 3 Years
        27 days, 13 hours ago

        Keep both Wilson & Fraser? Was pretty convinced on the Wilson to Jimenez move

        1. danishdynamite
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 7 Years
          27 days, 13 hours ago

          Nothing wrong with Jimi for a few weeks, but Bou's GW15 fixture looks a bit tasty

  2. Roxha
      27 days, 13 hours ago

      This article hurts . I 'm albanian

    • Shaw Season
      • 6 Years
      27 days, 13 hours ago

      Who would you start?

      A) Arnie vs Man City
      B) Bennett vs Huddersfield

      1. Fossit
        • 2 Years
        27 days, 13 hours ago

        Both if possible 😉

      2. Eat my goal!
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        27 days, 13 hours ago

        Arnie

      3. Merlinsnose
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 1 Year
        27 days, 13 hours ago

        B

      4. El_Crudgo
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        27 days, 12 hours ago

        Am doubled up on City D so also don't really know what to do with Arnie.

        Potential Options:
        1. Play him
        2. Bench him and play Bennett for double Wolves D
        3. Play him and bench Fraser

      5. Runaway
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 6 Years
        27 days, 11 hours ago

        B only because

        A) Worst fixture of the season
        B) Best fixture of the season

        All other 37GWs, I would play Arnie but not this week.

    • asquishypotato
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 5 Years
      27 days, 13 hours ago

      Who and what do we think Ranieri will do with Leicester and their formation?

      If we are thinking 4-4-2, then it would be Mitro and another up top.

      Does this extra spot go to Kamara? Schurrle also uses to play as a forward.

      1. Christina.
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 8 Years
        27 days, 13 hours ago

        He will do nothing with Leicester.

        1. TheFantasyFreÆK ⭐
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 5 Years
          27 days, 13 hours ago

          Hey you. Read the hot topics? Also what's the Kane plan?

          1. Christina.
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 8 Years
            27 days, 13 hours ago

            Hey, yes read your piece on Martial. I'm not interested in him for now.

            I have money for Kun->Kane or Fraser->Martial, but doubt I would get either. Might spend it on TAA->Trippier.

            First need to put out Mendy & Ings fires...

            1. TheFantasyFreÆK ⭐
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 5 Years
              27 days, 13 hours ago

              Trippier could be an explosive differential. I've half got my eye on Bellerin post GW15. As bad are Arsenal are defensively, I'm sure they will keep a few CS in that run.

              Ideally I'd like Kane too but not sure who to lose if I get him - Aguero, Salah, Hazard all expendable but feel nervous getting rid of either.

              1. Christina.
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 8 Years
                27 days, 13 hours ago

                Yeah, I never seem to own Bellerin when he does well. My team is identical to my main ML leader with only Alonso different. Hoping someone like Trippier could also make a difference.

              2. jtreble
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 2 Years
                27 days, 13 hours ago

                Every dog and his uncle will be bringing in Trippier for GW15 - he’s not going to be much of a differential IMHO.

                1. Christina.
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  • 8 Years
                  27 days, 13 hours ago

                  He will be in my ML.

                  Only 23% owned him in top 10k for gw 12, and he has had sales of 156000 so far this gw.

                  1. jtreble
                    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                    • 2 Years
                    27 days, 13 hours ago

                    :). His TSB is currently 31% and, if healthy, there will be a sales tsunami on top of that for GW15. Not much of a “differential” for me. :).

                  2. TheFantasyFreÆK ⭐
                    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                    • 5 Years
                    27 days, 12 hours ago

                    This.

      2. Eat my goal!
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        27 days, 13 hours ago

        Fulham!

      3. bench boost for every gamew…
        • 1 Year
        27 days, 12 hours ago

        Okazaki was the other attacker in most games, but can´t recall if Ranieri plays with two striker or if it was just a pragmatic approach to what he had to work with. Maybe Sessegnon moved into a Mahrez type of position down the right wing, perhaps? I think he will try to make them more resillient and hard to brak down, but with Odoi and co am not sure if it´s possible to shore up any defense to be fair.

    • Duffy Dunk
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 2 Years
      27 days, 13 hours ago

      Starting in gw15, Tottenham have a nice run of fixtures. I’m trying to understand whether players we own deserve to be sacrificed in order to bring some Spurs in.
      Tottenham have 2 games remaining in their Champions League group in which they can’t go for anything else but wins. Realistically, they can’t expect much from the last match in Camp Nou, so the home one vs Inter is as big as it gets.
      This one is sandwiched between gw13 (home vs Chelsea) and gw14 (away vs Arsenal).
      This 3 match pack will probably exhaust the team.
      Only 3 days after gw14, the nice fixtures commence with a home game vs Southampton.
      It may seem easy but a fatigued squad, physically and mentally, with not the biggest depth (no transfers in the summer..), won’t be at 100% to score as many as we’d like if we bet on Kane & co. I predict a low scoring game, with Southampton threatening to take a point back home.
      As a single fixture it would look great, but in such a busy schedule, not as much.
      3 days after that, Tottenham play away against Leicester, which is followed by the last CL group match away vs Barcelona.
      Even if Barcelona have won the group from the 5th matchweek, I don’t see them not giving a hard time to Tottenham. In the worst case where TOT have lost at home vs Inter and CL qualification is out of reach, Pochettino can’t just play his bench players at Camp Nou.
      My prediction is that after CL matchweek 5, Tottenham will be in such position where they will have to look for a result away to Barcelona, so the strongest XI will be needed, for a maximum effort.
      With that in mind, after gw15’s favourable fixture’s reduced appeal, the gw16 match against Leicester that could be a decent one for FPL points in not a busy schedule, kind of loses it’s appeal too, as all Spurs’ minds will be on Barcelona, and rotation may affect the match.
      4 days after Barcelona, Spurs face Burnley at home. A very favourable fixture on paper this season, mainly due to Burnley’s weakness.
      The Spurs’ top players will once again be exhausted, so rotation may hit again.
      It probably will because, only 3 days after Burnley, TOT play a cup game away vs Arsenal.
      If it was a different opponent, Poch could rest some of the big names, but in a North London Derby which involves pride too, it may be hard to do so.
      The cup match vs Arsenal is the last one against a big team, but the schedule doesn’t get any loose, as 3 days later TOT play away vs Everton (who seem to have rediscovered keeping it tight at the back), 3 days after that at home vs Bournemouth, 3 days later at home vs Wolves and 3 days after that away vs Cardiff, which is the last match of this exhausting schedule.
      Isolated when seen in FPL fixture tickers, TOT’s schedule looks great.
      But taking into account the facts mentioned above, I see Tottenham struggling and underperforming, players getting burned and injured, while rotation will be all over the squad.
      All this kind of destroys the potential of big FPL points for Spurs assets.
      I don’t see them going for big wins in those favourable matches vs the smaller teams.
      More like 1-0 scores and defending well, just for the result.
      Last season Tottenham did great in their CL group (5 wins, 1 draw), winning it, which allowed them to be more relaxed in the last games of this stage, entering into the busy festive season.
      I don’t see Kane being the captain fantastic we’d like him to be for this run.
      I see Trippier and the other wingbacks rotating during these favourable fixtures.
      In similar fashion, the midfield won’t be rotation free, with the likes of Moura Lamela Eriksen Alli and Son all sharing participation time.

      Personally, unless Kane starts scoring consecutive braces, I feel like waiting before I transfer in a Tottenham player.

      Hoping this helps, I thank you for your time.
      Make your research, listen to others’ opinions, but always do what you like.
      It’s a game, enjoy it!

      1. Tsparkes10
          27 days, 13 hours ago

          Interesting read... cheers for that 🙂 i am wildcarding in gw16 and thought about kane. Got a while to asses him and think i guess but seems he may not be worth his crazy price. Guess time will tell, might be a cheaper route ie lamela or Lucas... and possibly Forsyth may get more minutes in this schedule.

        • Eat my goal!
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          27 days, 13 hours ago

          If Kane scores in each game before Southampton he’s got to be a major consideration for that run, right?!

          Trippier seems to be nailed these days so surely he is a better option than say robbo over Xmas period

          Laca could potentially be squished in and Bellerin has proved he can return

          1. Pieterke30
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 2 Years
            27 days, 10 hours ago

            With that amount of games, Trippier wont start more than 2 games out of each 3 in the league

        • danishdynamite
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 7 Years
          27 days, 13 hours ago

          Decent analysis of the fixture congestion: thanks

          Based on previous seasons, I don't see Poch rotating Kane, and even if he wanted to, it seems he'd rather chew a wine glass than start Lorente.

          Similarly, after having been out for most of the season so far, I think Eriksen will have a long run of starts, though you're surely right about the full backs

          I have my WC gathering dust, and having always planned on 15/16 as when I would play it, I'm gonna stick to it.

          It could go wrong, as with all WC's, but I'd rather be on the fixture-swing points bananza and step off for a -4 (in the event of no bananza) than be kicking myself that I did not do it after all

          But your analysis has given em reason to have second thoughts

        • Maximus Bonimus Pointimus
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 8 Years
          27 days, 12 hours ago

          Great Post. I'm still getting Trippier though, if rather get him, give him a few games & ship him out if under performing, rather than miss out on a potential gold mine. He just had so many ways of scoring points it's ridiculous (CS, assists from play, assists from set pieces, goals from play, DFK's etc)

          Particularly as he could be 6.1 or even 6.0 by then

          But I think he's enough from Spurs for me due to the factors you mention above

        • Eat my goal!
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          27 days, 12 hours ago

          If inter beat or even draw against spurs that Barca match doesn’t really matter since inter and Barca are through. Barca will rest players and for spurs it won’t be the same mental strain

        • MTPockets
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 9 Years
          27 days, 12 hours ago

          Nice summary. Similar fixture congestion for most top teams until Jan though. Arsenal, Chelsea, Spurs, City with midweek fixture every week. Plus Liverpool/United except the EFL QF. And Leicester/Southampton still have EFL game to play. Haven't checked specific opponents.

        • Ruth_NZ
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 3 Years
          27 days, 12 hours ago

          What is wrong with that analysis is that Spurs are pretty much dead in the water in the CL. Fail to beat Inter and they are out. Even if they beat Inter they are very likely out.

          The Inter game happens well before GW15 anyway so there's plenty of time to look at this then.

          1. Irbox ⚽
            • 1 Year
            27 days, 12 hours ago

            This

        • Irbox ⚽
          • 1 Year
          27 days, 12 hours ago

          Didn’t you post this earlier?

      2. Tsparkes10
          27 days, 13 hours ago

          H-Odoi, Mendy to Rich, Digne for next 3 gws before i wc? Currently with Alonso, Mendy, VVD, Doherty and AWB. Dont have enough for laporte and Rich 🙁

          1. Eat my goal!
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            27 days, 12 hours ago

            Sounds good for free

            1. Tsparkes10
                27 days, 12 hours ago

                -4

          2. mdm
            • 6 Years
            27 days, 13 hours ago

            Anyone considering a ManU defender (Young/Smalling) as Mendy replacement? Fixtures look good..

            1. Tsparkes10
                27 days, 13 hours ago

                Its man u... and too much rotation imo and cheaper alternatives for better ie dunk or Wolves or Digne.

              • Overated Mou
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                27 days, 12 hours ago

                NOPE

              • MANGE TOUT RODNEY
                • 3 Years
                27 days, 12 hours ago

                Nope

            2. dbeck
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 1 Year
              27 days, 13 hours ago

              Mendy and Success to Digne and Jimenez for free makes sense right?

              1. Tsparkes10
                  27 days, 13 hours ago

                  Yup... i was thinking H-Odoi, Mendy to Rich, Digne. Thoughts?

                • Park The Bus - When 'A…
                  • 3 Years
                  27 days, 12 hours ago

                  Jimenez will probably have played 180 minutes for Mexico vs Argentina during the international break. Could come back tired. I'm waiting on him for now

                • Runaway
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  • 6 Years
                  27 days, 12 hours ago

                  Looks very good indeed

                • tucaoneo
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  27 days, 12 hours ago

                  Yes.

              2. pelle9
                • 3 Years
                27 days, 13 hours ago

                Any update on Ings injury ?

                Thanks guys.

              3. El Fenomeno R9
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 3 Years
                27 days, 13 hours ago

                Punt on Lamela from GW15 or too risky?

                1. danishdynamite
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  • 7 Years
                  27 days, 13 hours ago

                  I may have him for GW15 before WC'ing in 16 but with Alli and Eriksen on their way back I wouldnt fancy him for more than a few weeks, despite his price

                2. Jamb0
                    27 days, 12 hours ago

                    Nah

                  • MANGE TOUT RODNEY
                    • 3 Years
                    27 days, 12 hours ago

                    He will be fighting with Moura, Son etc for that attacking spot

                3. Evla5000
                    27 days, 13 hours ago

                    Is Delph an option now?

                    1. Overated Mou
                      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                      27 days, 12 hours ago

                      laporte, delph, zichenko or even sane may play lb/ lwb

                  • Eat my goal!
                    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                    27 days, 13 hours ago

                    For those considering Kane for GW 15

                    Over the last 8 games in all competitions 5 goals, 3 assists

                    4 of those goals and 1 assist came for spurs

                    To me that doesn’t read too bad at all.

                    1. MTPockets
                      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                      • 9 Years
                      27 days, 12 hours ago

                      It's not bad (although England games aren't relevant), just that Aguero has 5G/4A from last 8 PL games for 1m less and plays for mci.

                    2. Overated Mou
                      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                      27 days, 12 hours ago

                      too costly for that return

                  • Shaw Mee Young Long Dijk
                    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                    • 7 Years
                    27 days, 12 hours ago

                    Hi all. What to do here with these two FTs?

                    Patricio // Schmeichel

                    Alonso // Robertson // Doherty // Duffy // AWB

                    Salah // Hazard // Mane // Fraser // Ward

                    Vardy // Arnautovic // Wilson

                    2 FT nothing ITB.

                    Vardy and Mane to Richarlison and Aguero makes sense right?

                    1. Overated Mou
                      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                      27 days, 12 hours ago

                      yes
                      that makes sense mate

                    2. bench boost for every gamew…
                      • 1 Year
                      27 days, 12 hours ago

                      probably nothing but maybe just another one for that fifth mid spot? you could do those transfers yes, you will prob have something left itb as well? Ward to Kenedy could be a smart move before this period, as you will have a decent option who can fill in whenever the occasion arises, as it could save you from doing transfers etc.

                      1. Shaw Mee Young Long Dijk
                        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                        • 7 Years
                        27 days, 11 hours ago

                        Yes, 0.5 itb after these 2 transfer and my plan is to get kenedy for ward GW 14...

                        1. bench boost for every gamew…
                          • 1 Year
                          27 days, 11 hours ago

                          i would prob do that move with a hit this week as it is a long term transfer and there is a chance you could be outpriced if Kenedy goes up in price.

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                    • 9 Years
                    27 days, 12 hours ago

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                    1. wolves_simmo
                      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                      • 8 Years
                      27 days, 12 hours ago

                      Harry Kane....spurs great fixtures, price tag, captaincy choice, YAY or NAY

                      1. HamezMace
                        • 4 Years
                        27 days, 12 hours ago

                        As a bolt on to this question.
                        Aguero or Kane over the Christmas period.
                        We all assume Aguero will have restricted minutes, even more so than he already does. Does this make Kane a more captain-able choice for those with only one premium striker?
                        Should we try accommodating both?

                        1. Gegenpress
                          • 2 Years
                          27 days, 12 hours ago

                          I'd say Kane out of the two. His price is steep though and I reckon there could be better value in a nailed spurs attacking mid.

                          1. Badluck Jonathan
                            • 4 Years
                            27 days, 12 hours ago

                            Nailed spurs attacking mid? You say it as if this is someone who actually exists

                            1. Gegenpress
                              • 2 Years
                              27 days, 12 hours ago

                              Eriksen when he's back Alli potentially too?

                              1. Badluck Jonathan
                                • 4 Years
                                27 days, 12 hours ago

                                I think they’ll all share game time over Christmas

                        2. Flynny
                          • 3 Years
                          27 days, 12 hours ago

                          Yup discussion on kane please.

                          I still have wildcard - but totally unsure if I should get kane for gw15 / 15.

                          If I do, it would be as well as kun. Not instead of. Salah would be the make weight.

                          Thanks

                    2. Kopkloppers
                      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                      • 4 Years
                      27 days, 12 hours ago

                      Digne, Mina but only with a rotation alternative?
                      Everton seem to have solved a lot of their problems. Is it worth a punt on anyone outside of Richarlison?
                      looking at the international breaks. How can we guess who is really injured. I have six yellow flags.

                      1. dalinkwentriders
                        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                        • 6 Years
                        26 days, 8 hours ago

                        Thoughts on Sigurdsson also please.

                        1. Kopkloppers
                          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                          • 4 Years
                          26 days, 8 hours ago

                          Siggy carrying an injury. Richa about the same but less expensive.

                        2. The Dogs Love Leeds
                          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                          • 2 Years
                          26 days, 8 hours ago

                          I think i'm going for a Rich and Siggy double up for next 4 weeks with those home fixtures.

                    3. ClassiX
                      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                      27 days, 12 hours ago

                      Given how congested December will be for the top clubs with both PL and CL matches, who are the lowest rotation risk players in City, Liverpool, Spurs and ManU? Along the same lines, who are the next best "rotation-proof" players from the other teams?

                      1. Gegenpress
                        • 2 Years
                        27 days, 12 hours ago

                        City:

                        Keeper
                        Laporte
                        Walker

                        Liverpool:

                        Keeper
                        VVD
                        Salah / Firmino / Mane (with the odd one sitting out - will be interesting to see what happens with Sturbridge betting thing)

                        Man U: LOL

                        Spurs:

                        Keeper
                        Kane
                        Eriksen
                        Alli?

                    4. Gegenpress
                      • 2 Years
                      27 days, 12 hours ago

                      BIG SHAQ - Klopp will be using him similar to how he used Ox last season in that advanced free role. He'll play most of the games we have around CL as I don't think he'll start in the last 2 champions league games unless we need a win on the final match vs Napoli. He's only blanked once in his last 6 appearances (A 10 min appearance vs Arsenal). Player in form - got 2 assists vs Belgium last night too and created multiple chances. I'd argue that he's a strong strong differential to the likes of Filipe Anderson / Richarlison etc if you can afford a strong bench player as 1st sub.

                      Man City - How will they reshuffle without Mendy? Are Delph / Sane going to benefit?

                    5. ZoumasBloomers
                      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                      • Has Moderation Rights
                      • 1 Year
                      27 days, 12 hours ago

                      Discussion on Arnautovic would be useful.. hasn't returned the points he deserved and has been a bit of a flop for those of us who got him 4 GWs ago. Add into that chances of Xmas fixture buildup.

                      West Ham are also a good team to discuss, but I reckon Man Utd might warrant a chat as their fixtures swing soon, and Martial's sustainability..

                      Talking point around the viability of hits over the busy period.. noone seems truly nailed

                      1. Badluck Jonathan
                        • 4 Years
                        27 days, 12 hours ago

                        Surely the only discussion on Arnautovic is whether to play this week. Looks like a great option going forward with the fixtures. Was only 2 weeks ago he hit a 12 pointer!

                        1. MTPockets
                          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                          • 9 Years
                          27 days, 12 hours ago

                          Can he play 3 games in a week though for 14/15/16, then again 18/19/20/21?

                          1. Typo
                            • 5 Years
                            27 days, 11 hours ago

                            Dont think anyone will play every game in that period.
                            Its also lack of options in the front, so for me, its either arnie, or 5 in the middle

                            1. MTPockets
                              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                              • 9 Years
                              27 days, 11 hours ago

                              Possibly. Problem is the inbetween games are among the most appealing (CAR, WAT, sou). I haven't decided yet.

                            2. Badluck Jonathan
                              • 4 Years
                              27 days, 11 hours ago

                              This. I think he’ll play as many as most strikers over this period. He’s their main man.

                      2. joeydelucchi
                        • 1 Year
                        27 days, 11 hours ago

                        watch the west ham games man that will answer all your questions ...hes anything but a flop.

                    6. Irbox ⚽
                      • 1 Year
                      27 days, 12 hours ago

                      Would love Jonty to discuss the Everton defence and how well they are performing statistically. This would be especially pleasing after the grilling he gave them last season 😉

                      On that note.. anyone of the team looking at Digne, Keane, Mina or Coleman? Perhaps Pickford is the best option of them all? After a slow start to the season he now sits 3rd amongst all keepers, for just 4.9 million and a measely 2 points in arrears of Allison!

                      1. J0E
                        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                        • Has Moderation Rights
                        • 9 Years
                        27 days, 12 hours ago

                        Already planned to and hoped we'd get questions on this. Everton looking good across def and mid for FPL purposes this season. One maybe two may be joining my team.

                        Much improved on 2017/18. Mind you they set the bar pretty low last season 😉

                    7. MANGE TOUT RODNEY
                      • 3 Years
                      27 days, 11 hours ago

                      Cheap defenders (around 4.5) for the next few weeks

                      Thinking Yedlin, Duffy/Dunk, Balbuena etc

                    8. Eat my goal!
                      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                      27 days, 11 hours ago

                      Is Liverpool fixture run over Xmas any good for attacking assets?

                      08 Dec 12:30 16 Bournemouth (A) 3
                      16 Dec 16:00 17 Man Utd (H) 4
                      21 Dec 20:00 18 Wolves (A) 3
                      26 Dec 15:00 19 Newcastle (H) 2
                      29 Dec 17:30 20 Arsenal (H) 4
                      03 Jan 20:00 21 Man City (A) 5

                      Would we be better shipping pool assets to fund a move for Kane

                      Moving to two premium attackers allowing to keep Kun

                      1. Pieterke30
                        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                        • 2 Years
                        27 days, 5 hours ago

                        There is no game in that list for which Im thinking Pool cant score

                    9. Man Getting Hit By Football
                      • 1 Year
                      27 days, 11 hours ago

                      Do the Scoutcast plan on doubling up on any teams attack other then Man City over the Christmas period? If so, who & why?

                    10. FourLokoLeipzig
                      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                      27 days, 11 hours ago

                      Is Trippier the best FB to bring in to take advantage of the Spurs and Arsenal fixture swings? Or might Bellerin be a better option, as Trippier will be sharing game time with Aurier due to fixture congestion?

                    11. jia you jia you
                      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                      • 2 Years
                      27 days, 11 hours ago

                      PLAYER - JONNY
                      Why did I bring him in as part of an early -8 transfer, I mean what the hell possessed me?
                      TEAM - CITY
                      The best attacking team in the land (by some margin this season thus far)...so is it advisable to double up on their attack despite the rotation risks?
                      TALKING POINT - ROTATING DEFENDERS
                      How do you stand on rotating your third defender (eg. Wolves/Everton) or is it just asking for trouble?

                    12. Karan14 - (RoboKlopp)
                      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                      • 2 Years
                      27 days, 11 hours ago

                      Question of the week:

                      Is Laporte worth the extra 1.5m or so over Digne/Keane?

                      or (in other words)

                      Has Mendy’s injury given us a good opportunity to take money out of defence and invest in midfield?

                      1. Pieterke30
                        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                        • 2 Years
                        27 days, 5 hours ago

                        Yes it has

                    13. Vobinho In Wengerland
                      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                      • 3 Years
                      27 days, 10 hours ago

                      Player - Martial... can he sustain his form?

                      Team - Spurs... will constant game time for Alli & Eriksen make Kane a better pick and will they push themselves into contention as premium picks in midfield?

                      Talking point - Is it worth ditching Liverpool assets from GW16-22. Player value only goes a certain amount (with context to losing value in Robertson), is it better to get rid, gain points through better options then get back on Liverpool after GW 22?

                    14. french holiday
                        27 days, 9 hours ago

                        best budget mid under 6m to bring in?

                      • CFRM
                        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                        27 days, 7 hours ago

                        How about double up on Richarlison and Sigurdsson for next 4 GWs?

                        1. The Dogs Love Leeds
                          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                          • 2 Years
                          26 days, 7 hours ago

                          that's what i'm doing, was wavering over Martial or Siggy for this week and just think Siggy best bet over next four even though i have Rich already

                      • Garlana
                        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                        • 3 Years
                        27 days, 5 hours ago

                        Is Bernado Silva a bargain for his price? Seems fairly nailed and has been getting better and better.

                        1. Pieterke30
                          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                          • 2 Years
                          27 days, 5 hours ago

                          KDB is coming back.

                          1. Garlana
                            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                            • 3 Years
                            27 days, 5 hours ago

                            He's not guaranteed to be the fall guy, he's playing very well.

                        2. Fossit
                          • 2 Years
                          27 days, 3 hours ago

                          hes injured

                      • FPLephant
                        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                        • 4 Years
                        27 days, 5 hours ago

                        Talking point: planning for the holiday period... when to make moves and if / how much to downgrade 1-2 bigger hitters (if at all) to put some of that cash into better bench players that we may need to rely on with more rotation and injury potential. Thanks. (e.g., Salah to Mane or Alonso to Luiz that could allow upgrading a 5th mid or 5th defender).

                      • Delph & Safety
                        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                        • 1 Year
                        27 days, 3 hours ago

                        Kane and Agüero look good from GW15 onwards imo.

                        To fund it, shall we be having a look at Leroy Sanè and David Silva in that 8/9million price range?

                      • claretdownunder
                        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                        • 7 Years
                        26 days, 20 hours ago

                        with Vardy blanking in 5 and now no Maddison to supply him - is it time to transfer out Vardy for a cheaper forward to free up cash

                      • daitheboot
                        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                        • 7 Years
                        26 days, 14 hours ago

                        With the upcoming festive fixture love-in, should we ensure all bench fodder at least plays? I.e. does bench need some investment?

                        Team - Everton
                        Player - Arnautovic

                        1. Buy Halmari Tea
                            26 days, 14 hours ago

                            Keeper can be 4.0
                            but at least 2/3 of the remaining need to play

                        2. Tacalabala
                          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                          • 8 Years
                          26 days, 38 mins ago

                          Are forwards becoming poorer investments with each passing FPL season? Are they over priced? There seems so few dependable ones now.

                      • Bat Man
                        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                        • 1 Year
                        27 days, 12 hours ago

                        Is downgrading Mane to Rich for free a waste of a transfer?

                        1. Bat Man
                          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                          • 1 Year
                          27 days, 12 hours ago

                          Alternatively have Salah, if that helps. Team is
                          Ryan Button
                          Alonso TAA Doherty Bennett Balbuena
                          Salah Hazard Mane Fraser Bill
                          Aguero Arnie Jiminez

                        2. Paulinho14
                          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                          • 1 Year
                          27 days, 12 hours ago

                          no seems logical, would look into martial as well though

                          1. Bat Man
                            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                            • 1 Year
                            27 days, 12 hours ago

                            Can’t decide who to go from a Rich and Martial, I’m telling myself Rich is the lower risk hence better option

                            1. Paulinho14
                              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                              • 1 Year
                              27 days, 12 hours ago

                              If you ask me Martial it is. Good fixtures, good form, United still and maybe on pens too. for 7,6 worth the risk of disappearing again

                        3. Amey
                            27 days, 11 hours ago

                            Not at all

                        4. Tshelby
                          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                          • 4 Years
                          27 days, 12 hours ago

                          Any suggestions here?

                          2FT
                          1.0 ITB

                          Fabianski, Hamer
                          Alonso, Robbo, Trippier*, AWB, Bennett
                          Salah, Hazard, Richarlison*, Barkley, Billing
                          Kun, Arnie, Ings*

                          1. Bat Man
                            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                            • 1 Year
                            27 days, 12 hours ago

                            Nice team. I’d get rid of Barkley

                            1. Tshelby
                              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                              • 4 Years
                              27 days, 12 hours ago

                              Thanks! Thinking about Trippier and Barkley to Digne/Doherty and Martial

                              1. Paulinho14
                                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                • 1 Year
                                27 days, 12 hours ago

                                doing the same with Mendy and Barkley. But I'm thinking of Stones since I already have Doherty. What makes you consider Digne?

                                1. Tshelby
                                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                  • 4 Years
                                  27 days, 12 hours ago

                                  I think because of the hype on here and also his headmap is quite impressive and some nice fixtures and on set pieces

                                  1. CRO KLOPP
                                    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                    • 1 Year
                                    27 days, 12 hours ago

                                    I'm considering Digne too,on what set pieces is he on?

                          2. Amey
                              27 days, 11 hours ago

                              Tripps+Barkley >> Doch + martial

                          3. rodog
                            • 2 Years
                            27 days, 12 hours ago

                            Mane to Sterling for free?

                            1. Paulinho14
                              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                              • 1 Year
                              27 days, 12 hours ago

                              anytime

                            2. MTPockets
                              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                              • 9 Years
                              27 days, 12 hours ago

                              Need to hold through occasional benching, but yes for sure.

                            3. Amey
                                27 days, 11 hours ago

                                Absolutely.
                                Keep the faith though after exceptional benching

                            4. Gegenpress
                              • 2 Years
                              27 days, 12 hours ago

                              Is Lucas Moura nailed??

                              How will Spurs line up?

                              Kane is the ideal pick, but his price point is a bit high especially as I already have Salah and Hazard. Looking into Alli, hoping he'd be nailed and I reckon he'll do well.

                              1. Overated Mou
                                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                27 days, 12 hours ago

                                not 100% nailed. has alli, son eriksen compete for that spot

                              2. Park The Bus - When 'A…
                                • 3 Years
                                27 days, 12 hours ago

                                No, not at all

                                I'll be waiting for Eriksen/Alli to prove fitness as they'll be nailed when they do

                              3. Tamagotchi Massacre
                                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                • 4 Years
                                27 days, 11 hours ago

                                Lucas Moura is basically the Brazilian Aaron Lennon.

                                Stay away

                              4. Amey
                                  27 days, 11 hours ago

                                  Alli will be nailed imo.

                              5. ZoumasBloomers
                                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                • Has Moderation Rights
                                • 1 Year
                                27 days, 12 hours ago

                                This must be the longest I've ever gone in a season without a Spurs, Arsenal or Man Utd premium asset (or even asset at all with Spurs)

                                1. Eat my goal!
                                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                  27 days, 11 hours ago

                                  Any of their assets on your watchlist?

                                  1. ZoumasBloomers
                                    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                    • Has Moderation Rights
                                    • 1 Year
                                    27 days, 11 hours ago

                                    Martial is.. not sure any others are though

                                    1. Eat my goal!
                                      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                      27 days, 11 hours ago

                                      Martial is in and out of my team every time I play with up coming transfers, equally in 3 GW's I think trippier might oust Robbo

                                2. Amey
                                    27 days, 11 hours ago

                                    Same here
                                    Although i had laca.
                                    Noan united, no spurs

                                3. Eat my goal!
                                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                  27 days, 12 hours ago

                                  At this point in time I can't even conceive dropping Augero or Salah, but pools fixtures aren't great across xmas (GW16 onwards)

                                  What do you think is the best 7 scoring combo GW16 to GW21?

                                  I've played around with:

                                  Augero + Salah or Kane + Sterling
                                  (mids/strikers: Arnie/Kane/Wilson/Hazard/Rich/Fraser/Sterling/Diangana)

                                  Tbh here i'd be stuck with 2 bournemouth assets so leaning to

                                  Wilson + Salah or Martial + Kane
                                  (mids/strikers: Arnie/Kun/Kane/Hazard/Rich/Fraser/Martial/Diangana)

                                  I need to see more from Kane in the next three fixtures, all against tough opposition

                                  Currently Trippier is becoming the only viable option for me unless convinced otherwise

                                  1. Amey
                                      27 days, 11 hours ago

                                      I think it is about time kane fires. But if he doesn't moura will in their plum fixtures. Because he is taking positions kane should take during matches.
                                      So i guess if moura keeps his place moura+tripps is gold. Similar to bellerin+laca

                                    • CRO KLOPP
                                      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                      • 1 Year
                                      27 days, 11 hours ago

                                      Kane doesn't look like a killer striker anymore,he looks like he's playing Firmino role from last year,so I'm going Aguero,Laca, Arnie from gmwk 16
                                      Kun will match him pointwise for a 1.5 less

                                    • Maximus Bonimus Pointimus
                                      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                      • 8 Years
                                      27 days, 11 hours ago

                                      I think pools fixtures are good - Salah captain GW13, 15,16,19 - 14 is a good fixture too, but not as good as Kuns so wouldn't captain him that week.

                                      1. Eat my goal!
                                        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                        27 days, 11 hours ago

                                        13,14,15 totally agree with you, wouldn't swap until 16

                                        16 I think will be a good game but sure I can see returns for pool attacking assets but likewise Kane has Leicester. I see this on par

                                        19 again great pool fixture

                                        08 Dec 12:30 16 Bournemouth (A) as above
                                        16 Dec 16:00 17 Man Utd (H) Don't see many goals in this
                                        21 Dec 20:00 18 Wolves (A) Difficult, could go either way
                                        26 Dec 15:00 19 Newcastle (H) Plum but still not an easy beat
                                        29 Dec 17:30 20 Arsenal (H) Don't see many goals in this
                                        03 Jan 20:00 21 Man City (A) Don't see many goals in this

                                  2. ForEvra Young
                                    • 4 Years
                                    27 days, 11 hours ago

                                    keep or sell Mahrez?

                                    1. Amey
                                        27 days, 11 hours ago

                                        Get one city asset of your liking and hold him unless injured. It is impossible to read Pep's mind. The points will come imo

                                      • MTPockets
                                        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                        • 9 Years
                                        27 days, 11 hours ago

                                        Sold him a week ago for Martial. Wish I hadn't

                                      • joeydelucchi
                                        • 1 Year
                                        27 days, 11 hours ago

                                        i have him and i'm keeping , the odd benching doesnt matter i feel like he is strongly in peps plans, pep trying to improve him and get him closer to the goal.....i also think pep prefers him over sane because he and sterling are more direct and cut in from their flanks

                                        1. avfc82
                                          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                          • 9 Years
                                          27 days, 11 hours ago

                                          But now Mendy isn't around it clouds the issue as he won't want his LW cutting in as much.

                                          I can see him bringing in Sane this weekend, with Sterling and Mahrez fighting it out for the RW position, but could be wrong

                                          1. joeydelucchi
                                            • 1 Year
                                            27 days, 11 hours ago

                                            im not sure i agree...why would he change a large part of the team ethos just because 1 player is out...i think he is more likely to try to mould Delph (which is who i believe will slot straight in now) into a player as close to Mendy as he can. i also think symmetry is important in football and he will want the movement on both wings to be the same to avoid confusion....i coluld be wrong but these are my thoughts.

                                            1. avfc82
                                              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                              • 9 Years
                                              27 days, 10 hours ago

                                              Simply because Delph can't play that role, as evidenced last season when Mendy was out. Delph was the player to come inside, with Sane maintaining width on the flank

                                    2. KLOPPS AND ROBBERS... the s…
                                      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                      • 3 Years
                                      27 days, 11 hours ago

                                      Inching more and more to Stones over Laporte for Mendy... I will use the monies elsewhere but (Deulofeu > Rich etc).

                                      a) do it, you are clever
                                      b) don't do it, you are a moron

                                      1. MTPockets
                                        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                        • 9 Years
                                        27 days, 11 hours ago

                                        Will you be sweating ahead of lineups in case Stones doesn't start? If not then A

                                      2. Cresscendo
                                        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                        • 2 Years
                                        27 days, 11 hours ago

                                        C) do it...time will tell whether you were clever or a moron

                                      3. Amey
                                          27 days, 11 hours ago

                                          Do it if you have playing bench

                                        • ClassiX
                                          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                          27 days, 11 hours ago

                                          I'm doing Stones and then using some of the cash to upgrade Bennett to Keane or Digne as extra bench protection through the December rotation roulette.However, I can only do this because I am fortunate to have very few other fires to put out.

                                        • KLOPPS AND ROBBERS... the s…
                                          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                          • 3 Years
                                          27 days, 11 hours ago

                                          I have a playable bench, sounds like it is a go 🙂

                                      4. Scotty B
                                        • 6 Years
                                        27 days, 11 hours ago

                                        Schmeichel
                                        TAA Mendy Alonso
                                        Mane Moura Maddison Pereyra Hazard
                                        Arnoutavic Aguero

                                        Stekelenburg Trippier Kamara AWB

                                        0.4 ITB & 1 FT.

                                        Best replacement for Mendy?

                                        1. Tsparkes10
                                            27 days, 11 hours ago

                                            Laporte

                                            1. Tsparkes10
                                                27 days, 11 hours ago

                                                Or go Doherty and take a -4 to upgrade Moura or Maddison

                                          • Tsparkes10
                                              27 days, 11 hours ago

                                              Fab
                                              Digne VVD Doherty
                                              Salah, Fraser, Rich, Haz
                                              Aguero, Jimenez, Vardy
                                              (Speroni, Alonso, Diagana, AWB)

                                              Thoughts?? Not keen on benching Alonso but idkk who to bench elsewhere as other fixtures seem more favourable

                                              1. CRO KLOPP
                                                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                                • 1 Year
                                                27 days, 11 hours ago

                                                Gtg mate

                                                1. Tsparkes10
                                                    27 days, 11 hours ago

                                                    Cheers

                                                2. MTPockets
                                                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                                  • 9 Years
                                                  27 days, 11 hours ago

                                                  I never bench Alonso, but in fixture terms that looks best.

                                                  1. Tsparkes10
                                                      27 days, 11 hours ago

                                                      Hmmmm

                                                  2. Amey
                                                      27 days, 11 hours ago

                                                      Bench jimmy/Fraser

                                                    • danishdynamite
                                                      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                                      • 7 Years
                                                      27 days, 11 hours ago

                                                      I have a smilar-ish benching issue, but I'd put Fraser or Jimi on the bench before Alonso

                                                  3. Tsparkes10
                                                      27 days, 11 hours ago

                                                      A) H-Odoi, Mendy to Rich, Dunk/Duffy
                                                      B) Diagana, Mendy to Rich, Digne

                                                      1. CRO KLOPP
                                                        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                                        • 1 Year
                                                        27 days, 11 hours ago

                                                        A

                                                      2. Tsparkes10
                                                          27 days, 11 hours ago

                                                          Both H-odoi and Diagana likely to be 2nd/3rd spot on bench with AWB

                                                          1. CRO KLOPP
                                                            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                                            • 1 Year
                                                            27 days, 11 hours ago

                                                            H odoi is useless

                                                            1. Tsparkes10
                                                                27 days, 11 hours ago

                                                                True but wildcarding in gw 16 so will get rid then if not this week... also cant see diagana starting in my team tbh so depends if i want Digne or dunk

                                                                1. CRO KLOPP
                                                                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                                                  • 1 Year
                                                                  27 days, 11 hours ago

                                                                  Didn't know that,but Duffy/Dunk have better fixtures and can score,but I could be wrong, Everton have Pool next after Cardiff

                                                          2. Amey
                                                              27 days, 11 hours ago

                                                              A
                                                              Dunk + Richa

                                                          3. #FPLBhuna
                                                            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                                            • 2 Years
                                                            27 days, 11 hours ago

                                                            no better feeling than when you've resisted the urge to make transfers during the IB break

                                                            may even hold onto a transfer - thoughts?

                                                            hamer
                                                            robertson - alonso - doherty
                                                            salah(c) - mane - fraser - sterling
                                                            vardy - arnie - ings

                                                            henny - pereira - awb - guendouzi

                                                            1. Amey
                                                                27 days, 11 hours ago

                                                                Save

                                                              • ZoumasBloomers
                                                                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                                                • Has Moderation Rights
                                                                • 1 Year
                                                                27 days, 11 hours ago

                                                                Pereira to Digne and then start him?

                                                                1. avfc82
                                                                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                                                  • 9 Years
                                                                  27 days, 11 hours ago

                                                                  I have Pereira and am playing him this week. Back to back clean sheets plus attacking threat, team looks good though

                                                                  1. #FPLBhuna
                                                                    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                                                    • 2 Years
                                                                    27 days, 11 hours ago

                                                                    this

                                                                    pereira is doing well for me I'm in no rush to bin him whatsoever

                                                                    I do want digne and have considered awb > digne but palace's fixtures are turning now so seems pointless

                                                                    1. avfc82
                                                                      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                                                      • 9 Years
                                                                      27 days, 11 hours ago

                                                                      I'd leave it - if you make the AWB switch you suddenly have loads of £££ tied up in defence, and like you say Palace have good fixtures on the horizon

                                                            2. ForEvra Young
                                                              • 4 Years
                                                              27 days, 11 hours ago

                                                              best replacements for Mendy and Mahrez?

                                                              16.8million to spend

                                                              1. Amey
                                                                  27 days, 11 hours ago

                                                                  Salah + peltier
                                                                  Sterling + Doherty
                                                                  Hazard + stones

                                                                • Jafalad
                                                                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                                                  • 8 Years
                                                                  27 days, 11 hours ago

                                                                  Digne and Richarlison.

                                                              2. ClassiX
                                                                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                                                27 days, 11 hours ago

                                                                I like to try and choose players who will play for at least 4 GW's (barring injury and rotation). I currently have Salah, Haz and Richi as my 3 main mids, with Fraser as my 4th. I currently have the funds to upgrade Fraser to a 8.0 mid for free.Who would be best choice for the next 4-6 GW's
                                                                a)Keep Fraser
                                                                b) Martial
                                                                c) Fanderson
                                                                d) Siggy (if not injured)
                                                                e) A.N. Other

                                                                The RMT tool rates Pogba the highest over the next 6 GW's, but I am leaning strongly towards Anderson on the basis of less rotation risk than Martial and great fixtures.

                                                                1. Amey
                                                                    27 days, 11 hours ago

                                                                    Martial

                                                                    1. ClassiX
                                                                      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                                                      27 days, 11 hours ago

                                                                      No team bias, Amey?? 🙂

                                                                      1. Amey
                                                                          27 days, 11 hours ago

                                                                          You already got richa
                                                                          So i said martial.
                                                                          I haven't picked i single man united player this season!!
                                                                          Martial will be first either this gw -4 or next for free

                                                                    2. Tshelby
                                                                      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                                                      • 4 Years
                                                                      27 days, 11 hours ago

                                                                      I would keep Fraser fixtures will turn again and he's cheap

                                                                      1. ClassiX
                                                                        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                                                        27 days, 11 hours ago

                                                                        Exactly why Anderson seems better - great fixtures for 8 weeks form GW14 and can easily get Fraser back in after (or even during) that period.

                                                                        1. Tshelby
                                                                          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                                                          • 4 Years
                                                                          27 days, 11 hours ago

                                                                          True didn't think about that

                                                                  • ZoumasBloomers
                                                                    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
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                                                                    • 1 Year
                                                                    27 days, 11 hours ago

                                                                    Trippier is worrying me, but only because he's been at fault for so many goals recently. Surely Aurier is going to get a lot of game time now he's back from injury

                                                                    1. Amey
                                                                        27 days, 11 hours ago

                                                                        Yes

                                                                    2. Tshelby
                                                                      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                                                      • 4 Years
                                                                      27 days, 11 hours ago

                                                                      Got 8.0 to spend on a 4th midfielder ( all ready have Richarlison)
                                                                      Martial comes to mind only things I'm scared off is that it's United, can he keep his spot? He has never been really nailed excepted now?

                                                                      Also I think it might be a knee jurk to get him in surely he can't keep delivering like this?

                                                                      1. Amey
                                                                          27 days, 11 hours ago

                                                                          I have siggy
                                                                          Going for martial next week
                                                                          He is 7.6
                                                                          So cheap,attacking + only in form attacker in our side.
                                                                          So i think without getting too circumspect i am going after him

                                                                        • HIAFL (Howe to Train your D…
                                                                          • 1 Year
                                                                          27 days, 11 hours ago

                                                                          wait for injury news.If siggy is fit he is a great pick

                                                                        • Eat my goal!
                                                                          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                                                          27 days, 11 hours ago

                                                                          Unlike Barkley, martial is an attacker, he will play since Sanchez looks lost, Lukaku can't shake an injury but even when he returns Sanchez is the biggest risk and he has done nothing.

                                                                          Utd fixtures are great, also they are playing better.

                                                                          I don't see martial scoring every week but at that price who does?