Scout Notes

Fraser and Wilson proving unbeatable value for money in FPL

A goal and an assist apiece for Ryan Fraser and Callum Wilson in Bournemouth’s 2-1 win over Huddersfield Town last night helped both players to another double-digit haul in Fantasy Premier League, their fourth and third such returns respectively this season.

The pair are proving to be economically shrewd purchases in FPL: returning 13.9 and 13.3 points per million spent, Fraser and Wilson are by far the best-value players in their respective positions this campaign.

Brighton and Hove Albion have also offered us Fantasy managers some decent cut-price options in recent months but it was a largely disappointing night for their most-popular assets: Shane Duffy was dismissed for violent conduct, Luka Milivojevic‘s late penalty wiped out the Seagulls’ clean sheet and Glenn Murray was substituted with a shoulder injury.

Murray did, at least, get on the scoresheet before his withdrawal and picked up two bonus points for his efforts in helping ten-man Albion to a 3-1 win over Crystal Palace.

We round up the goals, assists, team news, injury updates, Fantasy talking points and manager quotes from the two remaining Premier League matches contested on Tuesday evening.

Bournemouth 2-1 Huddersfield Town

  • Goals: Callum Wilson (£6.9m), Ryan Fraser (£6.2m) | Terence Kongolo (£4.3m)
  • Assists: Ryan Fraser, Callum Wilson | Zanka (£4.4m)

With a home match against Liverpool and trips to Wolves, Tottenham Hotspur and Manchester United to come in the next five Gameweeks, Bournemouth sit bottom of our Season Ticker for fixture difficulty until the end of 2018.

Despite that, would anyone contemplate offloading their Cherries assets now?

Eddie Howe’s side have breached the defences of United, Arsenal and Manchester City in recent weeks and while there are mid-price alternatives available elsewhere with “better” fixtures, there are – as we mentioned in the introduction above – no midfielders or forwards who can compete with the value-for-money returns that Ryan Fraser (£6.2m) and Callum Wilson (£6.9m) have delivered in 2018/19.

It is a mark of just how successful a season Fraser is having that he now sits level with Mohamed Salah (£13.0m) on 86 points in FPL, though the Egyptian can, of course, pull clear of that score tonight against a porous Burnley side.

Wilson, meanwhile, sits top of the FPL forwards’ total points list until tonight at least.

It should be noted that this was Fraser’s first goal since Gameweek 5, though the Scottish winger had delivered four assists between his 18-point haul against Leicester and last night’s win over Huddersfield.

Goals aren’t something we can realistically expect too often from Fraser, either, given that his rather unimpressive minutes-per-chance average of 60.7 is bettered by over 80 other FPL midfielders.

The Scotland international’s goal last night indeed came from his only shot (and penalty box touch) of the evening.

Creativity is Fraser’s obvious plus point, with the Bournemouth man again demonstrating his assist potential from set-piece situations by whipping an indirect free-kick onto the head of Wilson for the Cherries’ opening goal and then providing a chipped cross that Joshua King (£6.3m) could only nod wide from inside the six-yard box.

No FPL midfielder has, at the time of writing, supplied more key passes or big chances than Fraser this season.

Wilson has combined goalscoring with assist-making this season and has now delivered eight of each in 2018/19.

The Bournemouth forward teed up Fraser for what turned out to be the Cherries’ winner and also provided two chances for King in the second half, which the Norwegian striker failed to capitalise on.

Just as Fraser was peerless in his position for creativity, no FPL forward has created more opportunities or big chances for his team-mates than Wilson ahead of Wednesday evening’s matches.

While Wilson’s rate of shots this season is far from outstanding (one every 36.7 minutes, bettered by over 30 other FPL forwards) it is the quality of his chances that mark him out as a particular menace in attack.

All 36 of his shots this season have come from inside the opposition box, with exactly half being deemed “big chances” – no other striker comes close to matching this number of clear-cut opportunities.

Tuesday’s goal against the Terriers indeed came from Wilson’s only attempt all match.

Howe praised Fraser and Wilson after the game:

They are both having very good seasons.

Callum Wilson’s an excellent finisher and the second goal was trademark from us this season. It was a good move and excellent finish from Ryan Fraser.

I was pleased to see our attacking play looking so dangerous early in the game but unfortunately for those players we didn’t have enough of the ball afterwards to sustain any pressure.

As Howe intimated, Bournemouth were largely ineffective from an attacking point of view after Fraser’s strike, not managing another shot on target after this point.

David Brooks (£5.2m), who had narrowly scored more FPL points than Fraser from Gameweeks 6-14, didn’t have the best of games on his return to the starting XI and was replaced by Junior Stanislas (£6.0m) on the hour, having not recorded a single shot, penalty box touch or key pass.

Brooks certainly looks the bigger rotation risk over Christmas, having twice been dropped to the bench when Howe changed formation against Champions League-chasing sides (of whom the Cherries play three of before the turn of 2019) and having completed 90 minutes on only three occasions.

The manner of Bournemouth’s win last night might have been of some concern to owners of Messrs Wilson, Fraser and Brooks, but of course, the Cherries’ rearguard effort might not have happened had they not raced into a 2-0 lead and forced Huddersfield out onto the front foot.

Howe reflected on his side’s “uncomfortable” victory:

We got the dream start and looked in total control, but they threw caution to the wind, put a lot of bodies forward ahead of the ball and played very well so credit to them for that.

Credit to my players as well for how we responded in the second half and how we managed to contain their aerial bombardment in set-plays and long throws. We dealt with that really well.

We always want the ball and it’s unlike us at home to be without it for long periods. Whether the scoreline or our recent run of results affected that I don’t know, but it was uncomfortable and that’s where I credit the players because they didn’t panic, and we managed the second period excellently. Some of our defending was superb and our goalkeeping played a big part in that.

David Wagner ought to have been pleased with his side’s efforts after going 2-0 down, with Terence Kongolo (£4.3m) halving the deficit before the break after a spot of head tennis and the Terriers then peppering the hosts’ penalty box with umpteen crosses thereafter.

Laurent Depoitre (£5.1m), in for the suspended Steve Mounie (£5.8m), was dominant in the air, with four of his five attempts on goal coming via headers. The Frenchman was profligate in front of goal though and wasted the best of Huddersfield’s chances when nodding at Asmir Begovic from a teasing Florent Hadergjonaj (£4.4m) cross.

Hadergjonaj, playing at right-back as Wagner switched to a 4-4-2, was so advanced in this match that his average position was further forward than that of any Bournemouth player. The Swiss defender fired over ten crosses in this match and had four attempts on goal himself.

Kongolo was shifted over to left-back as Wagner temporarily shelved a 3-5-1-1, with Erik Durm (£4.4m) playing further forward “out of position” on the left of midfield.

Alex Pritchard (£4.8m) was perhaps Town’s stand-out player on the night, playing alongside Depoitre up front and also registering five efforts on goal – his best opportunity being a turn and shot from six yards that Begovic beat out.

Aaron Mooy (£5.1m) was prominent playing on the right of midfield, meanwhile, coupling his usual menacing delivery at set-piece situations with two shots that forced Begovic into smart stops.

Despite the positive performance, Wagner was magnanimous in defeat:

I don’t think we deserve something from this game because you have to get your defensive work and offence right.

We’ve had enough opportunities to score four goals tonight, but we didn’t take them. How we played was great, yes, but you don’t deserve something if you give them goals away and don’t score.

The Huddersfield boss also gave an update on Abdelhamid Sabiri (£4.3m), who was withdrawn three minutes after himself being introduced as a substitute:

Abdelhamid Sabiri has what looks like a serious shoulder injury, but we will see what it looks like tomorrow.

Philip Billing (£4.5m) will miss out in Gameweek 16, meanwhile, having collected his fifth yellow card of the season.

Bournemouth XI (4-4-2): Begovic; Francis, S Cook, Ake, Daniels; Brooks (Stanislas 62′), L Cook, Lerma, Fraser (Mousset 87′); Wilson, King (Mings 90+3′).

Huddersfield Town XI (4-4-2): Lossl; Kongolo (Mbenza 75′), Jorgensen, Schindler, Hadergjonaj; Durm, Hogg, Billing (Sabiri 75′, Sobhi 78′), Mooy; Pritchard, Depoitre.

Brighton and Hove Albion 3-1 Crystal Palace

  • Goals: Glenn Murray (£6.7m), Leon Balogun (£4.2m), Florin Andone (£5.0m)| Luka Milivojevic (£6.0m)
  • Assists: Jose Izquierdo (£5.9m) | Wilfried Zaha (£6.7m)

Brighton came out on top in the “M23 derby” on Tuesday evening despite playing for over an hour with ten men.

Shane Duffy (£4.7m) was dismissed on 28 minutes for a headbutt on Patrick van Aanholt (£5.4m) and will now be unavailable until Boxing Day.

The Irish centre-back’s FPL ownership had risen towards the 8% mark over the last month but with a three-match ban to follow and the Seagulls’ fixtures stiffening from Gameweek 17 onwards, we can surely expect a mass exodus over the coming days.

Duffy apologised for his actions on social media after full-time:

Can only apologise to everyone tonight for letting us down. Grateful for the team we have here for a huge win tonight, the boys were unbelievable. I’m disappointed in myself for even getting myself into the situation.

Brighton’s other defensive assets made it five matches without a clean sheet as Luka Milivojevic‘s (£6.0m) 80th-minute spot-kick denied Chris Hughton’s side a shut-out that they had worked so hard to preserve.

Leon Balogun (£4.2m) will stand to benefit from Duffy’s absence over the coming three matches and the Nigerian defender continued where Brighton’s first-choice centre-backs left off in scoring with his first touch of the game on 30 minutes to double the hosts’ lead.

That was the sixth goal scored by a Brighton centre-half this season.

Glenn Murray (£6.7m) had opened the scoring from the penalty spot but was to have his evening curtailed on 35 minutes when gingerly walking from the field of play with a shoulder injury.

Hughton provided an update after full-time:

He’s sore at the minute. We’ll see how he is in the morning.

The player himself provided more detail to The Argus:

I fell and hurt my AC joint. Right now it’s sore but hopefully it will settle down and we will make a decision on Wednesday or Thursday.

[The physios] are withholding their judgement so we will see what it’s like when it has cooled down.

Just as Balogun had made an impact on his introduction, so too did Murray’s replacement, Florin Andone (£5.0m).

The pacy Romanian striker had shown promise in the 2-1 win at Huddersfield on Saturday and his speed on the break led to Brighton’s third goal, with Andone latching onto a hoofed clearance and extending his side’s lead with a fine individual effort five minutes before the interval.

Should Murray’s injury prove to be a serious one, then Andone’s cut-price availability may make him a tempting third-price forward option for those Fantasy managers packing their defence and midfield with heavy hitters – though as we mentioned earlier, Brighton’s upcoming games are among the toughest in the division.

Jose Izquierdo (£5.9m), who had controversially won the penalty that Murray converted, also limped off early in the second half, with Hughton providing an update on the Colombian winger’s injury:

Izquierdo’s injury got worse as the game went on. We certainly didn’t want to make our last substitution that early in the second half, particularly knowing we’d be up against an onslaught.

That Mathew Ryan (£4.6m) had precious little to do in the Brighton goal up until Milivojevic’s penalty said as much about the Seagulls’ excellent rearguard effort as it did about Palace’s limitations in attack, with the Australian goalkeeper saving comfortably from Andros Townsend (£5.7m) and Max Meyer (£5.6m).

Milivojevic had gone closest to pulling a goal back in the first half when his shot was cleared off the line and it was the Serbian penalty specialist who gave the Eagles a glimmer of hope with ten minutes remaining after Wilfried Zaha (£6.7m) had been felled.

James Tomkins (£4.3m) proved to be a threat in the air again, forcing Ryan into his third save of the match in stoppage time after registering two other efforts from set pieces earlier in the game, though struggled from a defensive point of view and was culpable for Andone’s solo goal.

That Palace’s strike pairing of Zaha and Townsend failed to record a single shot on target from inside the Brighton box summed up the Eagles’ attacking output.

A disappointed Roy Hodgson said after the match:

The second and third goals are just as disappointing and frustrating [as Brighton’s first goal], to use two buzzwords. When you come here hoping to win the game and you lose 3-1 there are no good feelings or anything particularly positive that I can say.

In every football match you can point to episodes and things being different but the second goal is something that we have to take total responsibility for and the third even more so; it wasn’t even an attack, just a clearance.

Brighton and Hove Albion XI (4-4-1-1): Ryan; Montoya, Duffy, Dunk, Bernardo; March, Gross (Balogun 30′), Propper, Bissouma, Izquierdo (Knockaert 49′); Murray (Andone 35′)

Crystal Palace XI (4-4-2): Hennessey; Wan-Bissaka, Tomkins, Sakho, Van Aanholt; McArthur (Schlupp 73′), Milivojevic, Kouyate (Sorloth 58′), Meyer; Townsend, Zaha.

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  1. MTPockets
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 9 Years
    11 days, 3 hours ago

    C'mon Burnley

    1. Inazuma X1
      • 1 Year
      11 days, 3 hours ago

      Lol

  2. teriyaki 69
    • 1 Year
    11 days, 3 hours ago

    just manages to squeeze 11 players this gameweek, should count for something.

    1. Fred54
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      11 days, 3 hours ago

      Same here, except one of them is coming off the bench with a -2!

      1. KGFC
        • 2 Years
        11 days, 3 hours ago

        ohh...bad

  3. Jordan.
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 8 Years
    11 days, 3 hours ago

    casualty count

    3 here
    robbo
    salah c
    lacazette

    bet theres many beat that....

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

      Salah c
      Pereira
      Robertson
      Sterling

      🙁

      Arnie vice cap

      1. Auboomerang
        • 1 Year
        11 days, 3 hours ago

        Ughh, I feel for you mate. Unlucky

    2. Al Moon Yeah
      • 4 Years
      11 days, 3 hours ago

      Well if there's anyone who really needs kane to deliver it's this poor chap https://fantasy.premierleague.com/a/team/1160783/event/15

      1. AYEW DANN TOMKINS
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 2 Years
        11 days, 3 hours ago

        I'm in the same ML with him lol

      2. Samwise the Brave
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 7 Years
        11 days, 3 hours ago

        He's doing better than me
        Ederson (2)
        AWB (1)
        Laporte (1)
        Digne(?)
        VVD (?)
        Salah *C (2)
        Eriskson (?)
        Rich (?)
        Felipe A (2)
        Arnie (0)
        Kane (?)

        6 points so far. Hoping for 20 if I'm lucky

    3. Flapjack ✅
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 6 Years
      11 days, 3 hours ago

      Sterling
      TAA

      In come Jiminez and Doherty

      Pretty pleased.

      1. Essan
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 7 Years
        11 days, 3 hours ago

        Same here, could be worse. And Laca may get a goal or two off the bench 😀

    4. Team Bobcat
      • 1 Year
      11 days, 3 hours ago

      Taa, Laca salahC

      But i got nil from arnie and 1 from wb should neither of the above make a cameo

    5. MTPockets
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 9 Years
      11 days, 3 hours ago

      Sterling, TAA, Salah

    6. TheKeeker
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 6 Years
      11 days, 3 hours ago

      Duffy, Salah, TAA, Arnie, Laporte - total car crash

    7. DAZZ
      • 4 Years
      11 days, 3 hours ago

      TAA, Robbo, Salah (c) Sterling

    8. Hoofedgod
      • 1 Year
      11 days, 3 hours ago

      Robertson
      Taa
      Salah C
      Sterling vc

      Genuinely feeling sick

    9. bluetiger
      • 5 Years
      11 days, 3 hours ago

      Salah (c)
      Alli
      Robertson
      Laporte and Arnie last night

      Horrible.

    10. RAFA THE GAFFA
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 2 Years
      11 days, 3 hours ago

      TAA
      Robbo
      Kenedy
      Cairney
      Salah
      Ings
      Arnie 0

    11. Ould Onion Bagger
      • 2 Years
      11 days, 3 hours ago

      6 plus Arnie.

      TAA
      Robbo
      Pereira
      Sterling
      Salah (C)
      Keane (VC)

    12. yakirh
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 2 Years
      11 days, 3 hours ago

      Robbo Sterling

  4. kime67
    • 1 Year
    11 days, 3 hours ago

    coyk

  5. lugs
    • 1 Year
    11 days, 3 hours ago

    team for the week 🙁

    Lloris
    Bennett,AWB
    Shaq,Martial,Mendy,Rich
    Auba,Arni(vc)

    subs, Hamer,Salah(c),TAA,Luiz,Pereira,Aguero

    1. SPorting
      • 7 Years
      11 days, 3 hours ago

      Weak bench

  6. BenDavies
    • 5 Years
    11 days, 3 hours ago

    If Kane and Hazard explode today that will absolutely destroy Salah owners and cappers.

    1. Girth Brooks
      • 4 Years
      11 days, 3 hours ago

      This #prayforKanebrace

    2. Auboomerang
      • 1 Year
      11 days, 3 hours ago

      And possibly destroy people in surrounding areas.

  7. KingoftheRunts
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 6 Years
    11 days, 3 hours ago

    the end is nigh

  8. Babit1967
    • 2 Years
    11 days, 3 hours ago

    Was regretting Salah Patricio and Aguero to Fab Sterling And Kane for a - 4 but it might just actually work out now

  9. Inazuma X1
    • 1 Year
    11 days, 3 hours ago

    Ahhhh don't want Doherty to score

  10. AYEW DANN TOMKINS
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 2 Years
    11 days, 3 hours ago

    mane
    robertson
    taa
    sterling

    great... just great!!

    need captain hazard to dig me out of this hole

    1. Girth Brooks
      • 4 Years
      11 days, 3 hours ago

      Mane was always out - the rest are unlucky

  11. Rainer
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 2 Years
    11 days, 3 hours ago

    Shocked if Salah doesn't see pitch time tonight.

    Remember this time last season he came on late at Stoke and scored a brace.

    1. sunnyh
      • 5 Years
      11 days, 3 hours ago

      If liverpool crusing then no chance he gets more than 5 mins

      1. Rainer
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 2 Years
        11 days, 3 hours ago

        Worried fan with that lineup, don't think we'll be cruising at any point tonight.

    2. Rupert The Horse
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 5 Years
      11 days, 3 hours ago

      Me too.

    3. Numb - I am Groot
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      11 days, 3 hours ago

      Yeah, he’ll almost certainly come on, it’s just a matter of how long. Could be 30 mins, could be 30 secs

    4. TRASH BOAT
      • 5 Years
      11 days, 3 hours ago

      as a cocky non owner that night still hurts and mainly destroyed my season

  12. teriyaki 69
    • 1 Year
    11 days, 3 hours ago

    Vardy and Robbo, what should I do? looking at moving both for Laca and TAA.

  13. LewanGOALski
    • 7 Years
    11 days, 3 hours ago

    Chose Alli over Eriksen and Son 😐

  14. Mad Marvin
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 2 Years
    11 days, 3 hours ago

    A cleverly played free hit could have paid dividends this week I feel.

    1. BRENTMEISTER_GENERAL
      • 1 Year
      11 days, 3 hours ago

      yeah with a crystal ball!

  15. PUP02
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 4 Years
    11 days, 3 hours ago

    Looking forward to Talksport tomorrow if Liverpool slip up tonight. Klopp will get destroyed.

  16. Gudjohnsen
    • 1 Year
    11 days, 3 hours ago

    Good news is that I got rid of Mané, Aguero and Ings for -4.

    Bad news is I got Anderson, Arnie and Kane (C)

    Only Kane can save my gameweek now.

    1. Fred54
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      11 days, 3 hours ago

      Arnie is yet to play.

    2. All Out of Mounie
      • 1 Year
      11 days, 3 hours ago

      Kane go go gooo... brace coming

  17. Rupert The Horse
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 5 Years
    11 days, 3 hours ago

    Ugh, just 13 players this week.

    1. ⚔★Vibudh★⚔
      • 2 Years
      11 days, 3 hours ago

      Should've played BB

    2. Özil
      • 3 Years
      11 days, 3 hours ago

      #squaddepth

  18. ⚔★Vibudh★⚔
    • 2 Years
    11 days, 3 hours ago

    Spurs vs Southampton predictions?

    1. Cech-King MoSalah
      • 8 Years
      11 days, 3 hours ago

      Best team of the night. 4-1

      1. ⚔★Vibudh★⚔
        • 2 Years
        11 days, 3 hours ago

        4-0 please, have Trippier along with Son and Kane(C) lol

    2. Ógie
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 5 Years
      11 days, 3 hours ago

      3-1 Kane hatty and Eirksen assist hatty.I am in no way biased. 😉

    3. BenDavies
      • 5 Years
      11 days, 3 hours ago

      4-1

      1. Gudjohnsen
        • 1 Year
        11 days, 3 hours ago

        Kane is due a hatrick but he´s been pretty poor this season so expecting maybe one goal.

    4. MASTER ROSHI
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 1 Year
      11 days, 3 hours ago

      3 - 0, Kane brace and Son

    5. BRENTMEISTER_GENERAL
      • 1 Year
      11 days, 3 hours ago

      10-9 to Spurs
      10 goals for Kane
      trippier 9 own goals, no assists
      tripper sent off
      tripper misses penalty

    6. KGFC
      • 2 Years
      11 days, 3 hours ago

      5-2, Kane hatty and wishing for Hojb brace 😛

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

    Salah c arnie vc
    Sterling
    Pereira
    Robbo

    R.i.p

    'Must.keep.calm must keep calm must keep calm'

    1. ⚔★Vibudh★⚔
      • 2 Years
      11 days, 3 hours ago

      Ouch, sorry for you mate

    2. Dynamic Duos
      • 5 Years
      11 days, 3 hours ago

      Drink Tea

  20. Gudjohnsen
    • 1 Year
    11 days, 3 hours ago

    How should I feel as a Kane capper and Hazard, Alonso, Salah owner?

    1. Fred54
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      11 days, 3 hours ago

      Good, John's son.

  21. Jet5605
    • 4 Years
    11 days, 3 hours ago

    Should I ditch Arnie or Duffy?

    Can someone please advise how the price drop works?

    0.1 difference between CP / SP / PP for both of them i.e. 7.2 - 7.1 - 7.0 for Arnie and 4.7 - 4.6 - 4.5 for Duffy.

    1. Gudjohnsen
      • 1 Year
      11 days, 3 hours ago

      Got both and think I´ll just ride the weekend out to have 2 ft for gameweek 17.

    2. Özil
      • 3 Years
      11 days, 3 hours ago

      Ditch both, Arnie first. If you sell him before his drop you can spend 0 1 more on your next player. Later his selling price will be 7.0.

  22. BenDavies
    • 5 Years
    11 days, 3 hours ago

    Pereira misses out too!!?? This is really unfortunate luck for owners!

    1. TAT
        11 days, 3 hours ago

        Damn, was close to getting him. Maybe an option for the weekend games?

    2. Dynamic Duos
      • 5 Years
      11 days, 3 hours ago

      Could do with a TAA comeo comes and scores a freekick or takes a corner and get an assist , here's to hoping

    3. tiger
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 7 Years
      11 days, 3 hours ago

      And we haven't even hit the Christmas and New Years shenanigans yet!

    4. TAT
        11 days, 3 hours ago

        Robertson only non-playing one for me, with Doherty coming on. Having a playing bench won't help me get a decent GW score though.

        1. Cech-King MoSalah
          • 8 Years
          11 days, 3 hours ago

          In the same boat, somebody will get a cracking return this GW, but I'll be happy with 40pts

          1. TAT
              11 days, 3 hours ago

              Will be happy with a 40pts GW score too. Difficult GW this!

        2. Dacra
          • 4 Years
          11 days, 3 hours ago

          TAA, Laporte, Arnie (c), Sterling.

          Wouldn't be bad if I hadn't capped Arnie..

        3. AzzaroMax99
          • 2 Years
          11 days, 3 hours ago

          Is Auba in danger to be rested for the weekend?

          1. MASTER ROSHI
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 1 Year
            11 days, 3 hours ago

            Yes definitely, unless he's the one to make way for Laca

          2. Revival
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 6 Years
            11 days, 3 hours ago

            Arsenal score most goals in 2nd half anyway so no biggie if he comes on.

            1. TAT
                11 days, 3 hours ago

                This is very true. I'm eying the Laca/Auba double-up now. Both great options to have.

          3. Albrightondknight
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 3 Years
            11 days, 3 hours ago

            Alli goes to the bench to add to Robertson and TAA
            Others on here have it worse I suppose at least I got that VC from Wilson to hold on to.

          4. ManUnitedComeBack
            • 2 Years
            11 days, 3 hours ago

            Really wish Salah stays firmly rooted to the bench tonight. Have Wilson (vc) and Murphy coming as auto sub

          5. HamezMace
            • 4 Years
            11 days, 3 hours ago

            Probably an awful time to ask this but

            A. Arnie to Mitrovic

            B. Arnie and Hazard to Auba and Anderson -4

            Thanks

            1. MASTER ROSHI
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 1 Year
              11 days, 3 hours ago

              Might not wanna bring Auba in this week if he might be benched

              1. HamezMace
                • 4 Years
                11 days, 3 hours ago

                Thanks for replying to the bottom post!

                I don't think any of us have any idea about bench roulette

            2. Twitter: @Ze_Austin
                11 days, 3 hours ago

                Safest bet right now is Laca, especially against Huddersfield. Auba has earned himself a rest

                1. HamezMace
                  • 4 Years
                  11 days, 3 hours ago

                  Long term moves, not just for this weekend, thanks for the reply