Scout Notes

Fraser and Wilson blank as Emery experiments with wing-back system

Our second Scout Notes article from Gameweek 13 focuses on the events at the Vitality Stadium on Sunday afternoon, as Bournemouth slumped to a third successive 2-1 defeat and Arsenal extended their unbeaten league run to 11 matches.

Alexandre Lacazette was missing with a groin strain as Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang proved to be Arsenal’s match-winner, while David Brooks demonstrated his value in midfield with an assist – though Ryan Fraser and Callum Wilson emerged from the Cherries’ loss with nothing more than appearance points.

We round up the goals, assists, injury news, manager quotes and Fantasy talking points from an end-to-end encounter on the south coast.

Bournemouth 1-2 Arsenal

  • Goals: Joshua King (£6.3m) | Jefferson Lerma (£4.5m) own-goal, Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang (£10.9m)
  • Assists: David Brooks (£5.1m) | Sead Kolasinac (£4.9m) x2

It seems to be every other week that we make mention of Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang‘s (£10.9m) paradoxical performances in our Scout Notes.

The Gabonese forward, not for the first time this season, was peripheral for much of the match, feeding on scraps for long periods and wasting what few opportunities he was presented with.

Aubameyang had sliced wide from six yards from a corner-kick in the first half then blazed over from the edge of the box on 64 minutes, but once again the former Borussia Dortmund striker was to get on the scoresheet in the second half of a league match when he tapped in Sead Kolasinac‘s (£4.9m) low ball with a quarter of the game remaining.

Aubameyang has an incredible knack of popping up with a goal when delivering an otherwise so-so performance and his success is sometimes difficult to fathom from both an eye-test and underlying statistics perspective.

The Arsenal forward – who has admittedly been deployed on the left flank in recent months – has had less than half the number of attempts on goal and shots in the box that Sergio Aguero (£11.5m) has registered this season, but Aubameyang’s winning strike on Sunday moved him alongside the Manchester City striker at the top of the Premier League goalscoring charts.

Aubameyang was deployed centrally at the Vitality Stadium in a 3-4-3/3-4-2-1, with the injured Alexandre Lacazette (£9.4m) not risked by Unai Emery.

The Arsenal boss explained his decision:

Yesterday Lacazette felt a small injury and also we need Aubameyang and Nketiah. Today the most important thing for us is that not only did Aubameyang score for us, he was also working in the 90 minutes. He helped us in all the things, the tactical moments and the defensive moments.

The Gunners meet only Liverpool of the “big six” between Gameweeks 16 and 22, with their fixture swing likely to attract Fantasy investment over the Christmas period.

Aubameyang – and Lacazette – must surely enter the premium forward equation at this point, in spite of what we have often seen on the pitch and in the members’ tables.

Perhaps crucially, the Gabonese forward’s goal conversion rate is hovering – as it did last season – around 30%, marking him out as the most clinical big-money striker in the division.

Henrikh Mkhitaryan (£6.7m) and Alex Iwobi (£5.5m) flanked Aubameyang in attack, and those simply looking at the attacking KPIs from this encounter on the south coast would have been impressed with the Armenian midfielder’s numbers.

In reality, though, Mkhitaryan had an afternoon to forget.

Despite 11 penalty box touches and seven shots on goal, the former Manchester United man lacked any conviction or confidence in attack, only hitting the target with one of his efforts and fluffing his lines in several presentable situations.

Mkhitaryan’s afternoon was summed up on 69 minutes when Aubameyang sent him through on goal, only for the chance to go begging when the Armenian first took a heavy touch and then completely mishit a shot tamely wide.

Iwobi was busy down the left flank without ever looking a real menace and in reality, it was perhaps Lacazette who came out of this match with his reputation enhanced, with his presence missed in the Arsenal frontline.

It will be interesting to see if Emery perseveres with a 3-4-3 when Lacazette is fit, with Aubameyang set to move over to the left flank and one of Mkhitaryan or Iwobi to drop out in whatever system he chooses going forward.

A victim of this formation change is Mesut Ozil (£8.3m), who was only among the substitutes at the Vitality Stadium on Sunday.

While Ozil could potentially line up in one of the front three positions, he is undoubtedly more effective when playing in “the hole” behind a central striker. A 3-4-3 certainly doesn’t seem a good fit for Arsenal’s biggest wage-earner.

Emery said of the German midfielder’s omission:

We thought how we can be better in the match today which is very demanding with the physicality and the intensity – but every player is important. Also today we tried with three centre-backs like we’ve done at some stages this season and it’s another possibility for us to improve and find our best performance.

Two beneficiaries of Emery’s tactical experiment were their full-backs.

Kolasinac was the headline-grabber with two assists, with Arsenal’s opener coming from the Bosnian defender’s cut-back that Jefferson Lerma (£4.5m) smashed past his own goalkeeper.

No Premier League player in any position registered more penalty box touches than Kolasinac in Gameweek 12, underscoring just how prominent the Arsenal wing-back was in Bournemouth’s area.

Only Mkhitaryan had more touches in the final third than Kolasinac in this match, with the Bosnia and Herzegovina international firing into the side netting with a chance on 78 minutes having had a presentable opportunity with his head midway through the first half.

Hector Bellerin (£5.4m) got into plenty of threatening positions too, registering as many penalty box touches as Aubameyang and Callum Wilson (£6.8m) managed at the Vitality Stadium – though without much end product.

From an attacking perspective, both Bellerin and Kolasinac are tempting mid-price options for the fixture shift in Gameweek 16.

Unfortunately, though, the Gunners offer precious little in the way of clean sheet potential (it’s now just two shut-outs in 13 Premier League matches) and Emery’s side were often exposed down the flanks, particularly when the Cherries hit them on the break.

Bournemouth’s equaliser on the stroke of half-time indeed came from a counter-attack after an Arsenal corner.

Emery discussed his switch to a wing-back system after full-time:

We played like that in pre-season and in Qarabag, and it was an opportunity for us to find our best performance, best system and best combinations.

For example today there was Sead Kolasinac and Alex Iwobi which is a very interesting combination. Also when we are pushing with Hector Bellerin wide we need some players for balance.

The most important thing for us is finding balance in the defensive moments because we are conceding more goals than we want, but we don’t want to lose our good performances in attacking moments with scoring and the players performances.

But we need to improve and we need to do more.

From a Bournemouth perspective, their performance mirrored the one given in their 2-1 home defeat to Manchester United earlier this month: full of effort, occasionally threatening but ultimately outclassed.

Joshua King (£6.3m) came back into the side alongside Wilson up front, with David Brooks (£5.1m) moving over to the right flank to accommodate the Norwegian’s return to the Bournemouth attack.

Brooks and King combined for the Cherries’ leveller, building on good work from Wilson and Ryan Fraser (£6.2m) after a swift breakaway from the home side.

Brooks’ move back to the right of midfield didn’t dent his attacking threat too much and indeed he had what looked like a perfectly good goal ruled out for offside on eight minutes, before driving a low shot at Bernd Leno (£4.8m) that the German goalkeeper comfortably held.

The Wales international was also only a yard or so away from connecting with Fraser’s whipped cross after the break.

Brooks’ assist means he is now narrowly outscoring Fraser over the last eight Gameweeks, by 35 FPL points to 33.

Fraser’s performance, while full of industry and far from awful, was worrying from a Fantasy perspective, with the Scottish winger not registering a single key pass and only having one effort on goal – a free-kick from out wide – in his 90-minute showing.

That he only recorded one penalty box touch was indicative of how on the fringes he was when Bournemouth were mounting their attacks.

Set-piece duties remain a valued weapon in his armoury but the tricky Brooks looks the bigger threat in open play and, at £5.1m, is eminently more “benchable” for trips to Manchester City, Spurs, Manchester United and perhaps Wolves, plus the visit of Liverpool, in the next seven Gameweeks.

Wilson blanked on Sunday too, not really having any clear sights of goal and perhaps being outshone by King, though Howe paid tribute to both of his strikers after the game:

Joshua King did well physically today and added a different dimension to the front line, working well with Callum Wilson. I was very impressed, they were a threat in the opening period. They pinned the centre-backs back and gave them a problem in behind.

The goal was great from my perspective, defending deep and transitioning into a clinical finish at the end of a counter attack, so it’s a shame for them we didn’t get anything from the match.

Nothing went right for Lerma on Sunday, with the Colombian midfielder hitting the post from distance in the second half after his comical own-goal in the opening 45 minutes.

His afternoon was summed up when he picked up his fifth yellow card of the season, meaning that he will miss the trip to the Etihad next weekend.

Charlie Daniels (£4.2m) came in for the injured Adam Smith (£4.5m) in Howe’s only other change to his starting XI.

Emery meanwhile downplayed any injury worries surrounding Lucas Torreira (£4.9m), who had a solid game in central midfield before his withdrawal on 79 minutes:

He said to us that he was a little tired and that there was a possibility. He was giving us good balance but also we have to be clever because he played with the national team for two matches and sometimes you need to listen to the player when they sometimes need rest. This change was because we need to give him a rest.

Bournemouth XI (4-4-2): Begovic; Francis, Cook, Ake, Daniels; Brooks (Stanislas 72′), Gosling (Cook 72′), Lerma, Fraser; Wilson, King (Mousset 80′).

Arsenal XI (3-4-3): Leno; Mustafi, Sokratis, Holding; Bellerin, Torreira (Guendouzi 78′), Xhaka, Kolasinac; Mhitatyan, Iwobi (Ramsey 80′); Aubameyang (Nketiah 90′).

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  1. BigBillyBass
    • 1 Year
    7 months, 26 days ago

    Hazard and Arnie missing next week do we think?

    1. aleksios
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      7 months, 26 days ago

      Too soon to know but i think both will manage.

    2. Dinksy
      • 4 Years
      7 months, 26 days ago

      im guessing both should fine.

  2. Ambrosiana Inter
    • 1 Year
    7 months, 26 days ago

    Ok I have a confession to make
    My gf fpl team is doing better then mine
    🙁

    1. Ambrosiana Inter
      • 1 Year
      7 months, 26 days ago

      795 to 72

      1. Ambrosiana Inter
        • 1 Year
        7 months, 26 days ago

        725

    2. MTPockets
      • 10 Years
      7 months, 26 days ago

      "gf"

    3. Amsterhammer
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      7 months, 26 days ago

      She gets a lot of advice from lots of the guys on here.

    4. JustPark
      • 3 Years
      7 months, 26 days ago

      Right or left?

  3. aleksios
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 3 Years
    7 months, 26 days ago

    Good enough to save ft? 1.3itb.

    -Fab
    -Robbo-Alonso-Doherty-Diop
    -Salah-Haz-Richarlison
    -Arnie-Kun-Jimenez

    ---Button--Fraser---Digne---Camarasa.

    Thanks guys.

    1. Ambrosiana Inter
      • 1 Year
      7 months, 26 days ago

      Depends on arnie and haz

    2. TorresMagic™ - bcvy39
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • Has Moderation Rights
      • 10 Years
      7 months, 26 days ago

      Looks like my team, I wouldn't be saving given the matchups.

      1. TorresMagic™ - bcvy39
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • Has Moderation Rights
        • 10 Years
        7 months, 26 days ago

        Really depends on what you want to do for GW15.

      2. Atimis
        • 2 Years
        7 months, 26 days ago

        Fixtures looking good for GW14, have similar team

  4. Dinksy
    • 4 Years
    7 months, 26 days ago

    is a triple up of Mahrez, Sane and Sterling not viable? would have averaged around 5.7-8 PPG for the season so far per player. Seems decent value for an average 9.7 player (would equal a season ending 220 points).

    1. TorresMagic™ - bcvy39
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • Has Moderation Rights
      • 10 Years
      7 months, 26 days ago

      Could just get a defender to average near 6.

      1. Dinksy
        • 4 Years
        7 months, 26 days ago

        no need when the Pool defenders, Alonso are doing the same. Fewer midfielders matching the City ones

    2. FDMS All Starz
      • 3 Years
      7 months, 26 days ago

      Yes on paper it looks good but what if a GW Liverpool put 5 last a team and city win by 1/2 scored by Kun...you would lose a lot of ground

      1. Dinksy
        • 4 Years
        7 months, 26 days ago

        on flip side you gain back that last ground on another GW, like this GW. One would have to be patient if they did triple up though

        1. Dinksy
          • 4 Years
          7 months, 26 days ago

          *lost

    3. J - Gimme your Mané …
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      7 months, 26 days ago

      I’ve got Mahrez. He’s a trash pick, never plays, stay away 😆

      1. Dinksy
        • 4 Years
        7 months, 26 days ago

        😀 ...he'll get his starts soon over the Christmas period imo

        1. J - Gimme your Mané …
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 4 Years
          7 months, 26 days ago

          I’ve owned him three weeks.

          During this time city have scored 13 goals and I have one assist and 77 minutes game time to show for it.

          Don’t say I haven’t warned you, I will be selling !

    4. HIAFL (Howe to Train your D…
      • 1 Year
      7 months, 26 days ago

      nahh

  5. Atimis
    • 2 Years
    7 months, 26 days ago

    I'm saving this week but what would you consider doing in following weeks?
    Hazar to Sterling?

    Ryan
    Alonso/Robbo/Doherty
    Salah/Hazard/Richa/Martial
    Kun/Arnie/Jimenez

    Hart/WB/Balbuena/Hojberg

  6. _sidney_will
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 2 Years
    7 months, 26 days ago

    Have 1.9m ITB, Lacazette-> (C) Aguero (-4)

    WCing after GW14 so would just be for this GW, also own Sterling.

    1. Dinksy
      • 4 Years
      7 months, 26 days ago

      just wait to see who starts against Lyon. If kun gets 90 there's a chance he could be benched against Bournemouth, albeit a slim one

      1. _sidney_will
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 2 Years
        7 months, 26 days ago

        Will be priced out if Laca drops in value

  7. The Big Fella
    • 2 Years
    7 months, 26 days ago

    Fab / Hamer
    Alonso, Robertson, Laporte, Bennett, WB
    Sterling, Sane, Shaqiri, Camarasa, Stephens
    Kane, Lacazette, Rondon

    0.5m ITB

    Potential wildcard team. I think City mids are the way forward. Thoughts?

    1. TorresMagic™ - bcvy39
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • Has Moderation Rights
      • 10 Years
      7 months, 26 days ago

      Looks quite rigid with all the fodder.

      1. The Big Fella
        • 2 Years
        7 months, 26 days ago

        Yeah, possibly. Palace aren't awful at the back and WB is a BAPs magnet. I think today is a blip for Wolves. But yes, I was trying to convince myself it would be ok.

        1. TorresMagic™ - bcvy39
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
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          • 10 Years
          7 months, 26 days ago

          Looks like 433 at best. Shaq won't start every week.

          1. The Big Fella
            • 2 Years
            7 months, 26 days ago

            Rondon could be rubbish too. Could do Shaqiri to Anderson, Sane to Silva and then upgrade Camasara or Rondon to somebody? I hate this game

    2. _sidney_will
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 2 Years
      7 months, 26 days ago

      Shaqiri is the only one I'm not sold on, how about Felipe Anderson?

    3. Dinksy
      • 4 Years
      7 months, 26 days ago

      not sure about Fab as set and forget keeper. Maybe Hennessey tbh, Palace are solid with Sakho/Tomkins partnership

      1. The Big Fella
        • 2 Years
        7 months, 26 days ago

        Had Hennessey and changed him to Fabs when their respective fixtures change. Had considered changing him back. Cheers for the input

    4. Berbinho's Forehead
      • 8 Years
      7 months, 26 days ago

      It's a nay from me.

      1. The Big Fella
        • 2 Years
        7 months, 26 days ago

        Yeah I actually prefer my current team I think. What don't you like?

  8. The Overthinker
    • 2 Years
    7 months, 26 days ago

    Current WC team

    Ederson
    TAA Robertson Alonso AWB Bennet*
    Sterling Hazard* FAnderson
    Kane Arnautovic

    Hamer Jiminez* Hojbjerg Fraser

    Bennet could become bavies
    Hazard could become Sane
    Jiminez could become Murray

  9. Berbinho's Forehead
    • 8 Years
    7 months, 26 days ago

    Anyone else doing Hazard to Sane irrespective of Hazard's fitness?

    Especially if Sane doesn't start CL.

    1. The 12th Man
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 5 Years
      7 months, 26 days ago

      Strongly considering it.

    2. Atimis
      • 2 Years
      7 months, 26 days ago

      Not tempted with Hazard playing Fulham?

      1. Berbinho's Forehead
        • 8 Years
        7 months, 26 days ago

        Not with the way he is playing.

    3. Eat my goal!
        7 months, 26 days ago

        It’s a consideration but Sané Bournemouth aren’t West Ham or Southampton (not this season)

    4. Dynamic Duos
      • 5 Years
      7 months, 26 days ago

      Kane and Aubameyang priority targets.

      1. Berbinho's Forehead
        • 8 Years
        7 months, 26 days ago

        Prefer a Spurs mid and Lacazette tbh.

      2. Dinksy
        • 4 Years
        7 months, 26 days ago

        why Auba? Feel like he's overperformed this season with his goal tally

      3. Eat my goal!
          7 months, 26 days ago

          Prob with auba is his only hauls came from the bench and consistency playing the full game isn’t worth the price tag. Giroud loves a goal or two off the bench too

      4. The 12th Man
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 5 Years
        7 months, 26 days ago

        A) Sane,Alli
        B) Dilva,Erikson

        1. The Overthinker
          • 2 Years
          7 months, 26 days ago

          A

        2. Berbinho's Forehead
          • 8 Years
          7 months, 26 days ago

          A. Flair.

          1. The 12th Man
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 5 Years
            7 months, 26 days ago

            Right.
            If all’s well. Salah,Hazard,Barkley > Sterling,Sane,Alli -4

            Then Aguero > Kane the following week.

            1. antis0cial
              • 3 Years
              7 months, 26 days ago

              Not worried about no pool attacking assets?

              1. The 12th Man
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 5 Years
                7 months, 26 days ago

                Nope. Can’t have em all. Will have Robbo and TAA

        3. Dinksy
          • 4 Years
          7 months, 26 days ago

          A

        4. Eat my goal!
            7 months, 26 days ago

            Over the season prob B but you know that A will result in massive haul weeks

        5. AzzaroMax99
          • 2 Years
          7 months, 26 days ago

          Digne better value then Doherty @4.8/4.9?

          1. Dinksy
            • 4 Years
            7 months, 26 days ago

            not yet.

        6. BoomBoomShacktheroom
          • 7 Years
          7 months, 26 days ago

          I give up... What a terrible week and season!

        7. StiftpleisterFC
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 2 Years
          7 months, 26 days ago

          Hi guys,
          Hope you all have had a great gameweek. Does anybody know how I can submit my team performance for the rough & sweet part of the FFScoutcast?
          Thanx in advance!

          1. TorresMagic™ - bcvy39
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • Has Moderation Rights
            • 10 Years
            7 months, 26 days ago

            Hot topic probably on Monday/Tuesday.

            1. StiftpleisterFC
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 2 Years
              7 months, 26 days ago

              Thanks for the reply Torres! Will submit it then.

        8. JJeyy
          • 3 Years
          7 months, 26 days ago

          Best transfer plan?
          A) Laporte + Rich to Sane and 4.5 -4
          B Save ft, Nwxt week Aguero and Mane to Kane and Sane.

          1. Dinksy
            • 4 Years
            7 months, 26 days ago

            easily B for me

        9. It’s gonna Ben Mee
          • 5 Years
          7 months, 26 days ago

          I hate my team

          1. Skid Vicious (wonkee)
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 8 Years
            7 months, 26 days ago

            It looks great on screen

        10. ROLLING THE DICE
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 3 Years
          7 months, 26 days ago

          Any changes to the below for GW14?

          Alisson
          Alonso Robbo Doherty AWB
          Salah Hazard Richarlison
          Aguero Arnie Jimenez

          (Hamer) 1.Bennet 2.Fraser 3.Billing

          1. TorresMagic™ - bcvy39
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • Has Moderation Rights
            • 10 Years
            7 months, 26 days ago

            Do you want Richo to score?

            1. ROLLING THE DICE
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 3 Years
              7 months, 26 days ago

              It doesn’t really matter what I want. I think there’s a chance he wil score as much as there is a chance Pool can keep a CS.

        11. Genji3lade
          • 1 Year
          7 months, 26 days ago

          Best Mendy replacement?

          A.) Laporte
          B.) AWB

          Laporte will price me out of Wilson > Arnie.however 🙁

          Worth noting my nearest ML rival is 50 points behind and has double City defence.

        12. UpAndAway
          • 5 Years
          7 months, 26 days ago

          I've had a Wolves defensive double up in each of the past 5 GW - zero clean sheets! Not sure they're as solid as everyone thinks.

        13. spatel2
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 2 Years
          7 months, 26 days ago

          Just have enough for hazard to sterling... should i do it, before price hike?

          1. antis0cial
            • 3 Years
            7 months, 26 days ago

            Sterling price rise was yesterday

        14. Wild Rover
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 8 Years
          7 months, 26 days ago

          Horrible week, 41 -8 all out and big red arrow..

          Yet the -8 was a relative success..

          Out - Mendy 0, Barkley 1, Murphy 1, Lacazette 0 = 2 (no hits means Billing 3 and Cook 1 off the bench)
          In - Mina 8, Martial 3, Richarlison 3, Jimi 2 = 16

          #stillwinning 😎

          1. Jayv807
            • 2 Years
            7 months, 26 days ago

            should be great long term moves too, good luck mate

            1. Wild Rover
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 8 Years
              7 months, 26 days ago

              Cheers, very unimpressed with Jimi todat tbh, can't see me keeping him for long 🙂

        15. Nuno had a dream
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 1 Year
          7 months, 26 days ago

          Would you do:

          Doherty > Wan B
          Dilva > Sterling
          Martial > Brooks

          Would give:
          Alonso - TAA - Robertson (WB)
          Hazard - Mane - Sterling - Richarlison (Brooks)
          Aguero - Arnie - Jiminez

          1. antis0cial
            • 3 Years
            7 months, 26 days ago

            Personally, no.

        16. spatel2
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 2 Years
          7 months, 26 days ago

          Current team
          Fab
          Alonso Robbo TAA Doherty
          Salah Hazard Richarlison
          Aguero Arnie Jimenez

          (Hamer) 1.Dinge 2.Fraser 3.hodjberg
          0.3 itb 1ft

          1. spatel2
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 2 Years
            7 months, 26 days ago

            Hazard to sterling now? Just have enough.. Before i can't afford it?

        17. The Overthinker
          • 2 Years
          7 months, 26 days ago

          Which players could rise twice before thhe gw ends ?

          1. Mysterion
            • 1 Year
            7 months, 26 days ago

            Sterling, Sane, TAA

          2. SMEE_HEEE
            • 1 Year
            7 months, 26 days ago

            Raheem barring injury for sure

        18. Typo
          • 5 Years
          7 months, 26 days ago

          Well! If you had told me friday that alonso, hazard, doherty, patricio, fraser and wilson would get me a total of 9 points.. great stuff

          1. spatel2
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 2 Years
            7 months, 26 days ago

            Fab, doherty, jimenez, fraser, augero, hazard. 8 points plus richarlson captain 14 points

            Lucky i benched Alonso and Arnie

            1. Typo
              • 5 Years
              7 months, 26 days ago

              Wow

          2. Jayv807
            • 2 Years
            7 months, 26 days ago

            Similar here. after the first set of games I was quite happy, Salah (C) 16 pts, Mane 9pts, Robbo 7pts, Ederson 6 pts. so 38 points with 7 players to go. I finished on 48 points.

        19. Abusive_Sgt_Daelrhos
          • 5 Years
          7 months, 26 days ago

          My team failed terribly-34 points, so desperate:/ Wanna sell Mahrez so bad, can't stand his role in that team anymore.

          Should I go Mahrez+Hazard--->Sterling+Martial?(-4)

          Rui,Ryan
          Alonso,Robbo,Mendy,Bennett,WB
          Mane,Hazard,Mahrez,Rich,Billing
          Kun,Arnie,Wilson

          1. spatel2
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 2 Years
            7 months, 26 days ago

            Yes!

          2. antis0cial
            • 3 Years
            7 months, 26 days ago

            As a martial owner I would be looking to bring him in. Utd are so negative.

            1. antis0cial
              • 3 Years
              7 months, 26 days ago

              Wouldn’t*

        20. Greko82
          • 2 Years
          7 months, 26 days ago

          Not a great week but i think I will save my free transfer. Fixtures look good. Any advice?

          Ederson
          Alonso/Azpi/Robertson/Doherty
          Mane/Hazard/Martial
          Aguero/Arnie/Jimenez

          Awb/Richarlison/Stephens

          1. Jayv807
            • 2 Years
            7 months, 26 days ago

            definitely can save provided Haz /Arnie fit to play.

        21. Dynamic Duos
          • 5 Years
          7 months, 26 days ago

          Ok so who are everyone else's priority targets come gwk15/16? many ideas on here which is great.

          1. _sidney_will
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 2 Years
            7 months, 26 days ago

            Front 7 of:

            Sterling Mane Richarlison F.Anderson

            Kane Lacazette Mitrovic

            1. Dynamic Duos
              • 5 Years
              7 months, 26 days ago

              Looks decent

          2. The Rumour Mill
            • 2 Years
            7 months, 26 days ago

            Probably Sane, Lacazette, and a Spurs mid. Hoping the next 2 matches reveal which is the best option. Martial also in the mix.

        22. Warby84
          • 4 Years
          7 months, 26 days ago

          When is the next cup draw? Got through 38-38 on rank

          1. Wild Rover
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 8 Years
            7 months, 26 days ago

            So basically you drew held by a lower team? That's a fail in my book 😉

            1. Warby84
              • 4 Years
              7 months, 26 days ago

              Still through

              1. Wild Rover
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 8 Years
                7 months, 26 days ago

                I'm not 😀

        23. Firminoooo
          • 3 Years
          7 months, 26 days ago

          WC time?

          Now:
          Patricio Foster
          Alonso VvD Digne WB Doherty
          Salah Hazard Richarlison Fraser Hughes
          Aguero Arnautovic Jiminez

          WC:
          Alisson Hamer
          TAA Laporte Trippier Doherty AWB
          Sterling Sane Alli Richarlison Brooks
          Kane Arnautovic Jiminez

          Wait or go for it?

          1. Rojo's Modern Life
            • 8 Years
            7 months, 26 days ago

            No. Your current team is better. Don't chase this week's points.

            I wouldn't want Sane or Alli long term. Hazard will produce again