Scout Notes

Kane beats Aubameyang in battle of Aguero replacements

Harry Kane (£12.5m) drew first blood in the competition to be Sergio Aguero‘s (£11.3m) replacement.

Fantasy managers had been largely choosing between the Tottenham striker and Arsenal’s Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang (£11.2m), who failed to deliver.

With both north London clubs having strong fixtures over the coming weeks there is still plenty of developments ahead in the competition between Kane and Aubameyang though.

We’ve analysed the two players and the performances of their teams in Gameweek 15 in this latest Scout Notes article.

Tottenham 3-1 Southampton

Goals: Harry Kane (£12.5m), Lucas Moura, Son Heung-min | Charlie Austin

Assists: Christian Eriksen, Kane | Steven Davis

Harry Kane’s first double-figure haul since Gameweek 7 arrived just in time for his increase in ownership. The Tottenham man was one of two candidates to replace the injured Sergio Aguero for Gameweek 15 and he duly delivered by recording a goal and an assist against Southampton. Meanwhile, the alternative option Aubameyang produced just two points in Arsenal’s draw at Manchester United.

Kane winning out over his north London rival will not be a huge surprise to those who had studied their accuracy in the build-up to Gameweek 15. The Tottenham man had registered 19 shots, 10 in the box and 12 on target. For total efforts and for accurate ones, Kane was top of the league, his 12 on target more than double any other player. By comparison, Aubameyang had recorded 12 shots, eight in the box and just three on target. For accuracy at least, that was fairly poor. Ahead of Gameweek 16, their numbers have come a little closer together, as Fantasy Football Scout members will see in the Members Area and in Friday’s Captain Sensible article.

However, there is no escaping that once again no player had more shots in the box or on target in Spurs’ match against Southampton. With the fixture swing for Mauricio Pochettino’s side now in motion, Kane’s FPL scores and popularity are both expected to be big over the winter period.

Christian Eriksen (£9.2m) proved that he could still provide assists even with Kieran Trippier (£6.1m) on the pitch. It was the first match the two had started together since Gameweek 6 so it proved insightful for anyone considering the Danish midfielder. While Trippier was still largely on corner-duty, he often played it short for Eriksen to cross. It was this combination that led to Kane’s ninth-minute goal. Developments later in the game may also play into Eriksen’s hands for this upcoming run of appealing Spurs fixtures.

It was a bittersweet night for owners of Trippier as he was taken off injured in the closing stages of the match. It appears he is still suffering from the groin problem he picked up during the World Cup and Pochettino’s post-match quotes aren’t tremendously positive. However, the right-back was one of just two defenders who recorded a clean sheet in Gameweek 15 as Southampton scored their goal after he had been withdrawn.

“I think it’s the same problem, the same problem that started in the World Cup. If you remember the semi-final against Croatia, when he left the pitch. Then I think to play after three days against Belgium, I think maybe it affected a little bit. Now he’s suffering in that situation. In situations like today when the pitch is not in a good condition, this area, the groin, suffers more when the pitch is different. It’s a thing that we need to care a lot for him, protect him, he needs to work a lot to protect and sort that problem. It will be a long period for him suffering this type of problem. When I was in Argentina as a 19-year-old I suffered and it is an area that is difficult to sort out. But I don’t believe it’s a big thing. It’s only he needs to start to accept that situation and live with sometimes some pain and play.” – Mauricio Pochettino

Son Heung-min (£8.4m) continues to offer excellent Fantasy value and seems to be solidifying his place in the starting XI too. The South Korean has now started the last three matches in a row and has a goal or assist in each of them. In fact, he has the same number of shots on target Kane over the last four Gameweeks. Pochettino has been hugely impressed with Son, especially since coming back from a hectic summer of international duty. However, he may need to start in Gameweek 16 to completely prove he has shaken off the rotation risk, with Alli waiting in the wings.

“I think he’s in his best this season. We are so happy in the way he has started to perform in the last few games, after the international break. It’s difficult to guess because he’s still so young, a great character, he’s so professional and he enjoys playing football a lot, but enjoys training the same in the same level. If you want to go further as a player you must love your job. You must love training and spending time with your team-mates on the training ground. If you are capable of that and feel like he feels, it’s possible to do everything.” – Mauricio Pochettino

Dele Alli (£8.9m) was the main man to suffer from rotation against Southampton, Lucas Moura (£7.0m) coming in for him. He did come on for the closing stages but his rest should see him start against Leicester on Saturday.

Anyone in possession of Spurs defensive assets outside of Trippier who saw their clean sheet wiped out may have to blame the fact that they got a bit too comfortable at 3-0 up.

“Yes, with 3-0 maybe we drop a little bit in our concentration I think we start to think the game was over and always it is so dangerous when there is so much time to play. Of course on the end, Lloris was man of the match because it was an unbelievable action that save, but that we cannot afford. In the same way I try to understand, it was a tough evening, difficult to play the three emotional games we played last week, you pay, it is not easy to feel fresh in your legs or your mind – play or not play, players that don’t play are the same.” – Mauricio Pochettino

Trippier’s injury saw midfielder Oliver Skipp (£4.5m) come on for his first Premier League appearance. He looked assured in his brief spell on the pitch, surging through Southampton’s midfield.

“With Oliver, it’s only about time. If he is capable of working how he’s working and doing in the future the energy and he’s behaving now, I think his future will be bright. We were thinking in the last few months to give him the opportunity to play in the Premier League but for different things, it wasn’t possible. I think he’s a player that we believe a lot in and I hope that he continues growing. For sure, he will be, I hope and wish, a great player for this club.” – Mauricio Pochettino

Coach Kelvin Davis was the man who oversaw Southampton for this particular match with new manager Ralph Hasenhüttl taking charge for the Gameweek 16 trip to Cardiff City. There was some input from the Austrian as he met with the Saints’ coaching staff before the game, but it was Davis who picked the team and chose the tactics. For that reason, there is only a limited amount we can glean from what we saw from Southampton.

“(He is) very concise with his information, very honest, very to the point with what he wanted and explained how he wants to work. Generally a good feel to him. He’s very keen to come in and improve us as a group and he wants to join our football club which is fantastic with the pedigree that he’s got so we are really looking forward to getting started. He only addressed the coaching staff, he didn’t address the playing staff in any way. It was quite simple, it was how he likes to play the game, how he likes his sessions to be planned, how he watches opposition and what he expects from people around him and the standards. There was no grey area we have now at this football club.” – Kelvin Davis

Tottenham Hotspur XI (4-2-3-1): Lloris; Rose, Alderweireld, Foyth, Trippier (Skipp 87′); Winks, Dier; Moura (Sissoko 74′), Eriksen (Alli 79′), Son; Kane.

Southampton XI (4-2-3-1): McCarthy; Targett, Yoshida, Stephens, Cedric; Højbjerg (Romeu 88′), Davis; Redmond, Armstrong (Elyounoussi 81′), Ward-Prowse; Gabbiadini (Austin 70′).

Manchester United 2-2 Arsenal

Goals: Anthony Martial (£7.6m), Jesse Lingard (£6.7m) | Shkodran Mustafi (£5.4m)

Own goals: Marcos Rojo (£4.9m)

Assists: Ander Herrera (£5.0m) | Alexandre Lacazette (£9.6m), Lucas Torreira (£4.9m)

Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang disappointed his new owners with a blank in Arsenal’s 2-2 draw at Manchester United. The Gabonese striker came into Gameweek 15 on the back of three goals in two matches and many expected him to continue his scoring run against a Manchester United side with just two clean sheets in league 14 matches. While it was his accuracy in recent weeks that had put some off, it was perhaps his volume of shots which let him down at Old Trafford. Aubameyang had just one in the penalty box, compared to Kane’s three against Southampton.

His 27.5% ownership would have been delighted to see the Manchester United team-sheet at the start of the game. José Mourinho went with a back-three of Marcos Rojo (£4.9m), Chris Smalling (£5.7m) and Eric Bailly (£5.1m), all of whom had missed out on the Gameweek 14 trip to Southampton. The former was considered free from injury but not fit enough to make it off the bench, while Smalling and Bailly were absent due to foot and back problems respectively. Also, Matteo Darmian (£4.5m) made just his third start of the campaign in the unnatural position of left wing-back and Diogo Dalot (£5.3m) was in the first XI for the first time in the Premier League. However, despite what looked like a risky selection at the back, and the fact that Arsenal had 62.3% of final third possession (compared to United’s 37.7%), Aubameyang was unable to prosper.

“And behind was Eric, half injured and without playing for a long time, was Smalling injured, I have to say injured, was Marcos Rojo in the first minute of the season, was Darmian with a third start, so was lots of people in very difficult circumstances and the team as a team had a very good response, had a big soul. I think I could speak about everyone including Marcos Rojo, that – in my opinion – played a very good game. But I think, I knew it, but [Dalot] come with a surgery and then when he was coming back he went to the national team and he played two matches in three days, had a problem again but I think Manchester United has a right-back for the next 10 years. The kid Diogo, fantastic. Gary Neville must be thinking now Manchester United has a right-back for 10 years, a very good right-back for 10 years.” – Jose Mourinho

Following some barbed comments from Mourinho after the Southampton draw, there was a bold decision to name Paul Pogba (£7.9m) among the substitutes. Romelu Lukaku (£10.7m) also dropped to the bench as the Manchester United manager went with a front-three of Anthony Martial (£7.6m), Jesse Lingard and Marcus Rashford. He explained his team-selection before the match.

“Technical and tactical decisions we are going to play with Lingard, Rashford and Martial. We did that already before recently against Young Boys we were not successful in the goals that we wanted to score but we were happy with the situation we created so in that first half against Young Boys we had big chances. We believe a combination of these three young fast, creative players even if they are not normally what you call the killer that has a chance, score a goal – we believe in their dynamic and appetite.” – Jose Mourinho

There were encouraging signs from the trio, with two of them finding the net in the match. Martial was forced off in the second half with what looked like a knock, but Mourinho gave a positive update at full-time.

“They played well. They gave good dynamic, good intensity, good movement, and we need that, we needed that happiness. Especially in moments where we are not very happy with the result we need happiness on the pitch, we need people that give that good feeling and the three young guys up front, all of them quite light, but alive, agile, creative, they were good. Midfield was strong, Herrera pressed so, so well and so, so hard and the people behind was always in control. Martial doesn’t think it is an injury. He thinks it’s a pre-injury, he was feeling tight.” – Jose Mourinho

Mourinho also praised Pogba’s contribution and fended off comments from journalists that suggested the United team looked happier without him in the starting line-up. It should definitely be noted whenever the United boss does say something positive about the Frenchman as their relationship is often considered their biggest source of problems.

“I think Paul played well. The 15 minutes he was on the pitch he played well, in a moment where our defenders couldn’t push up. Every time David de Gea had the ball all my defenders were dead in front of him and I want the team to come up, I want defensive line to push up, I want to play in the opposition half, at that moment we have Fellaini, we have [Romelu] Lukaku, we have Paul, but every time David had the ball, everybody was dead.” – Jose Mourinho

“(Asked if Pogba’s absence from the starting line-up made United happier: I don’t understand where you want me to go. No. As I was saying, I think Paul came on and gave a good contribution and didn’t give a bad contribution. I brought freshness and power and different qualities to the attacking players but our defenders were dead. Was impossible to take them out. David de Gea had the ball, waits two minutes for them, step by step to recover positions, or was kicking long. When he was kicking long was Lukaku and Rashford against five Arsenal players. Our defensive players were completely dead.” – Jose Mourinho

It was a game that summed up the best and worst of Arsenal. While they looked exciting going forward, both times they took the lead they were almost immediately pegged back. There were strong offensive performances for Sead Kolasinac (£4.9m) and Hector Bellerín (£5.4m) as they the match’s top performers for chances created and shots in the box respectively. However, United’s goals mean the Gunners are still without a clean sheet since Gameweek 7, their tally for the campaign remaining at just two. Crucially, the first goal they conceded at Old Trafford was created by a cross from their left-back position, the area we identified as their weakest a few weeks back.

Alexandre Lacazette (£9.6m) featured only as a substitute for the second match running, potentially jeopardising his credentials as an alternative to Aubameyang once again. He was awarded the assist for Rojo’s second-half own goal and did make a difference when coming on. He could be recalled when Huddersfield come to the Emirates Stadium on Saturday afternoon. Aubameyang, who has now played 180 minutes in Gameweeks 14 and 15 could also be under threat from some rotation, having been benched twice already this season.

“First, we have a good rest after today because the players finished very tired, but that’s normal after Sunday’s match against Tottenham which was very demanding physically.” – Unai Emery

Scoring for the second Gameweek in a row was holding midfielder Lucas Torreira (£4.9m). His mobility and initiative in the middle of the park have made quickly made the Uruguayan a fan favourite for Arsenal, and his goals against rivals Spurs and Manchester United have only endeared him further. However, it might be unlikely that we see regular attacking returns from him, scoring from his only shot at Old Trafford.

There were two injury concerns for Unai Emery with Rob Holding (£4.4m) sustaining a potentially serious knee problem and Aaron Ramsey (£7.3m) picking up something more minor.

“Rob Holding we are going to wait for the doctors, but it is a big injury. It’s his knee. Aaron, I think it is a small injury.” – Unai Emery.

Accordingly, the impending return of Laurent Koscielny (£5.4m) could not come at a better time for Arsenal. The Frenchman has been working his way back to fitness and should be competing with Sokratis Papastathopoulos (£5.1m) and Shkodran Mustafi (£5.4m) very soon.

“Laurent is very close to playing. He played two matches for the U23s, the last on Tuesday, we are thinking he will start with us soon. I don’t know if Saturday is a possibility. We are thinking the Europa League against Qarabag is a possibility.” – Unai Emery

Manchester United XI (3-4-2-1): De Gea; Rojo (Fellaini 72′), Smalling, Bailly; Darmian, Matić, Herrera, Dalot; Martial (Lukaku 63′), Lingard (Pogba 75′); Rashford.

Arsenal XI (3-4-2-1): Leno; Holding (Lichtsteiner 36′), Sokratis, Mustafi; Kolasinac, Guendouzi, Torreira, Bellerín; Iwobi (Lacazette 65′), Ramsey (Mkhitaryan 45′); Aubameyang.

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1,312 Comments Post a Comment
  1. Yiod14
    • 3 Years
    9 months, 19 days ago

    Best 4.8 defender? I’m thinking holebas is he nailed?

  2. Cityzen Kane
    • 2 Years
    9 months, 19 days ago

    Ederson
    Robertson - Wan B - Kolasinac
    Son - Sane - Salah - Fraser
    Jimenez - Laca - Auba

    Who to captain??
    Gut says Auba but worried about rotation and heart says salah (cause he owes me after holding faith this long)

    1. emodabi
      • 2 Years
      9 months, 19 days ago

      I guess Auba and VC Kaca

  3. nisag17
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 10 Years
    9 months, 19 days ago

    Is Hernandez nailed now Arnie is out?

    1. Corgzzzz
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      9 months, 19 days ago

      Yep and has been very good these past few games.......

    2. potatoace
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 8 Years
      9 months, 19 days ago

      Hard to say. Carroll wants gametime now.

    3. Amey
      9 months, 19 days ago

      He is rising tonight.

  4. Grounderz
    • 7 Years
    9 months, 19 days ago

    Jimenez or Richarlison (-4)?

  5. Stoichkov#8
    • 3 Years
    9 months, 19 days ago

    Best 4.2 def (on bench). Have Doherty:

    a) Kiko
    b) Bennett
    c) Fulham def
    d) Yoshida

    1. Bob.
      • 9 Years
      9 months, 19 days ago

      Maybe Chambers. He's playing in midfield

    2. Jimmy Boy
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      9 months, 19 days ago

      I like Kiko but Watford can't keep a CS to save their lives. Going with Chambers

  6. bialk
    • 10 Years
    9 months, 19 days ago

    Start:
    A- Laporte
    B- Mitrovic?

    1. altan8797
      • 2 Years
      9 months, 19 days ago

      mitro

    2. potatoace
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 8 Years
      9 months, 19 days ago

      Mitro

  7. No Salahaha
    • 3 Years
    9 months, 19 days ago

    Kane + some mid under 6.9(suggest?)
    Vs
    Mitro/Jiminez + Sterling?
    Already have Sane but no Spurs mid.

    1. altan8797
      • 2 Years
      9 months, 19 days ago

      kane with fraser/maddison/

      1. No Salahaha
        • 3 Years
        9 months, 19 days ago

        Already have Fraser. Am thinking Schurrle over Maddison because fixtures

  8. Trondero
    • 5 Years
    9 months, 19 days ago

    Thoughts on this wc? Got 0.7itb what should I upgrade?

    Fabianski
    Laporte TAA Doherty
    Sterling fAnderson Rich Son
    Aube Kane Jimenez

    Hamer Awb Fernandez Høybjerg

    1. zotter
      • 10 Years
      9 months, 19 days ago

      I would get ederson and Balbuena instead of Laporte and Fab. Gives you extra 0.4

      Then you could get Eriksen for Son for nailedness. Or mane and downgrade Auba to Laca?

      Or Sane

  9. zotter
    • 10 Years
    9 months, 19 days ago

    A. Captain salah richarlison or Laca
    B. Start one of Doherty. Jiminez. King or awb

    Thanks

  10. jdogg
    • 7 Years
    9 months, 19 days ago

    9m for 2 defenders.

    Any suggestions?x

    1. zotter
      • 10 Years
      9 months, 19 days ago

      If you don’t have Fab then perhaps Diop or Balbuena plus Brighton ?

      1. jdogg
        • 7 Years
        9 months, 19 days ago

        Cheers.x

    2. Demigod Mendy
      • 2 Years
      9 months, 19 days ago

      I like Chambers and Diop.

    3. diesel001
      • 2 Years
      9 months, 19 days ago

      If you like rotating pairs then AWB and Yedlin. Look at the fixture combo.

  11. Kevin de Blanke
    • 3 Years
    9 months, 19 days ago

    Are ppl benching Alonso vs City?

    I've always gone with the strongest players no matter the fixture, but this time I'm leaning towards benching him. Could Alonso benefit from "open play" vs City?

    1. moment
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 8 Years
      9 months, 19 days ago

      I've sold him to fund Aubameyang.

    2. Iceball
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      9 months, 19 days ago

      Im playing Alonso and benching Laporte

    3. zotter
      • 10 Years
      9 months, 19 days ago

      Depends who for. No harm in playing him

      1. Kevin de Blanke
        • 3 Years
        9 months, 19 days ago

        Would be for Wan-b or Bennett

    4. Evasivo
      • 9 Years
      9 months, 19 days ago

      This

    5. Stimps
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 6 Years
      9 months, 19 days ago

      I'm thinking of selling him tbh, for Kola

    6. baps sniffer
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 1 Year
      9 months, 19 days ago

      Thinking about benching him atm

  12. altan8797
    • 2 Years
    9 months, 19 days ago

    1. salah
    2. jimenez

    1. altan8797
      • 2 Years
      9 months, 19 days ago

      failed reply

      1. zotter
        • 10 Years
        9 months, 19 days ago

        Thanks. I was thinking Doherty over Jiminez due to Newcastle having weak attack and therefore double threat of attack and potential sheet ?

        1. altan8797
          • 2 Years
          9 months, 19 days ago

          both can work imo, your choice

          1. zotter
            • 10 Years
            9 months, 19 days ago

            Lol I agree. However other players are vvd. Diop. Digne. Richarlison. Silva. Sane. Salah. Eriksen. Laca. Any of them worth benching. Maybe Diop?

  13. Demigod Mendy
    • 2 Years
    9 months, 19 days ago

    Callum Chambers took 4 shots against Leicester and had plenty of penalty area touches. OOP and priced at just 4.2m. Fixtures ease up after United. Interesting.

    1. Amey
      9 months, 19 days ago

      Shhhhh. 😉

    2. diesel001
      • 2 Years
      9 months, 19 days ago

      Agree. Mitro YC to get his ban out of the way and Chambers look interesting.

    3. zotter
      • 10 Years
      9 months, 19 days ago

      Chambers could do easily lose his place though then you have a needless transfer headache waiting to happen

      1. Demigod Mendy
        • 2 Years
        9 months, 19 days ago

        He can lose his place based on what?

        1. zotter
          • 10 Years
          9 months, 19 days ago

          Based on he was never first choice midfielder (albeit different manager).

          1. Demigod Mendy
            • 2 Years
            9 months, 19 days ago

            He has played that position before and Raneiri seems to like him. You can't go much wrong at that price in a season where people hopped on to a Ross Barkley who never managed any attacking return after his bandwagon took off.

    4. Eat my goal!
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 1 Year
      9 months, 19 days ago

      Did Fulham look like a completely diff team - think it's too early to consider anything other than fully attacking assets

    5. HIAFL (Howe to Train your D…
      • 2 Years
      9 months, 19 days ago

      not getting fulham assets just yet.Ranieri is tinkering much and dunno his best 11.We will see in a few weeks

  14. Captain Kakaroto
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 2 Years
    9 months, 19 days ago

    F Anderson or Mitrovic?

    1. Dakes.
      • 2 Years
      9 months, 19 days ago

      Anderson I went

    2. bialk
      • 10 Years
      9 months, 19 days ago

      Both?

    3. Hansel
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 8 Years
      9 months, 19 days ago

      Anderson

    4. HIAFL (Howe to Train your D…
      • 2 Years
      9 months, 19 days ago

      anderson

  15. Dakes.
    • 2 Years
    9 months, 19 days ago

    He may troll this weekend, but feels like a weight off the shoulders dropping Salah finally yesterday.

    He’ll only come back in when he starts firing those big, 13m worth points - til then the funds are better spent on people with both fixtures and form, imo

    1. zotter
      • 10 Years
      9 months, 19 days ago

      You probably don’t need to worry about him until January now. Apart from this weekend !! Only other “easy” game is Newcastle home which is three days before arsenal and six before city so high chance of a benching there

    2. Kevin de Blanke
      • 3 Years
      9 months, 19 days ago

      Klopp being more pragmatic, don't see them run over teams the same way any time this season

      Unless they start loosing games, then I think he'll go heavy metal again

  16. AFC49
    • 5 Years
    9 months, 19 days ago

    Arnie >

    A.) Jimenez
    B.) Chicharito

    1. altan8797
      • 2 Years
      9 months, 19 days ago

      a

    2. zotter
      • 10 Years
      9 months, 19 days ago

      A

    3. Hansel
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 8 Years
      9 months, 19 days ago

      B

  17. Hansel
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 8 Years
    9 months, 19 days ago

    Current team on a -4

    Fabs Hamer
    Alonso Robbo Doherty AWB Duffy
    Sterling Richarlison Anderson Fraser Camarasa
    Kane Auba Murray

    Should I just take the hit and hold my WC or play it, get a 0.4 swing in value, get rid of the WC and also do:

    Alonso, Robbo, Duffy, Richarlison, Murray -> Trippier, TAA, Schindler, Sané, Mitrovic.

    1. Salt'N'Pepe
      • 4 Years
      9 months, 19 days ago

      No need to WC

    2. Hansel
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 8 Years
      9 months, 19 days ago

      *get rid of the hit

    3. zotter
      • 10 Years
      9 months, 19 days ago

      No way. The five you are selling all very viable players.

  18. Salt'N'Pepe
    • 4 Years
    9 months, 19 days ago

    Hit taken, GTG?

    Fabianski
    Digne VanDijk Laporte Doherty
    Sane Anderson Salah
    Aubameyang Lacazette Jiminez

    Hamer Baluena Brooks Camarasa

    1. altan8797
      • 2 Years
      9 months, 19 days ago

      auba laca too much imo.

    2. GoonSquad
      • 8 Years
      9 months, 19 days ago

      Double Gunners up front is interesting. Need 3 or 4 goals vs. HUD for that to work out.

      Good luck, looks good.

  19. Evasivo
    • 9 Years
    9 months, 19 days ago

    Alonso owners, you got him benched this gw?

    1. Hansel
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 8 Years
      9 months, 19 days ago

      nope, but I only have AWB on my bench

    2. altan8797
      • 2 Years
      9 months, 19 days ago

      never

    3. Jules Rimet
      • 1 Year
      9 months, 19 days ago

      Yay

    4. Demigod Mendy
      • 2 Years
      9 months, 19 days ago

      Just sold that nut. Would have benched him otherwise.

      1. Evasivo
        • 9 Years
        9 months, 19 days ago

        Really? Beautiful fixtures after citeh

        1. Amey
          9 months, 19 days ago

          Can't defend !
          Chelsea were lucky to garner some CS imo.

          1. Evasivo
            • 9 Years
            9 months, 19 days ago

            Alonso is more of an attacker 😉

            1. Amey
              9 months, 19 days ago

              Yeah.
              Attacking instincts also curbed under Sarri system 🙁
              If he gets going again will get him aftet Christmas

    5. Epic Fail ⚽ 墅
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 9 Years
      9 months, 19 days ago

      Yes

    6. Maddamotha
      • 2 Years
      9 months, 19 days ago

      Sold

  20. KneejerkJoe
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 5 Years
    9 months, 19 days ago

    A) Arnie to Jim/Wilson
    B) Arnie + Alonso to Laca + Schindler -4
    C) Arnie + Alonso + Robby to Laca + Kolasinac + Doherty/5.6 -8
    D) Arnie + Alonso + Hazard to Auba + Son + Kolasinac -8

    Fab
    Alonso Robby TAA
    Haz Sterling Sane Fraser
    Kane Mitro Arnie*

    ......Button Bennett AWB Gunnarsson

    1. Evasivo
      • 9 Years
      9 months, 19 days ago

      A easily

    2. Eat my goal!
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 1 Year
      9 months, 19 days ago

      A

  21. Amey
    9 months, 19 days ago

    I want Dunk to rise !
    7k ∆ remaining. Possible.
    Could nick a nice .1 profit selling next gw

    1. Evasivo
      • 9 Years
      9 months, 19 days ago

      Why sell??

      1. Amey
        9 months, 19 days ago

        Horrible fixtures 😮
        Aren't they ??

        1. Evasivo
          • 9 Years
          9 months, 19 days ago

          Nope not imho, also who would you replace with?

          1. Amey
            9 months, 19 days ago

            Chamber's 😛
            Punt.

            1. Evasivo
              • 9 Years
              9 months, 19 days ago

              Not nailed, and 1.0form doesn't bode well mate. But do it if your set on it!

              1. Amey
                9 months, 19 days ago

                Doherty stat's impressed me in gw4 i hot him. So expecting something similar as his stats are insane for 4.2 guy.
                Want to climb as got OR doubled last gw.
                Thank you mate !
                Good Luck

    2. TorresMagic™
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • Has Moderation Rights
      • 10 Years
      9 months, 19 days ago

      4K in today.

      1. Amey
        9 months, 19 days ago

        Cheer's TM.
        Thinking about getting C. Chamber next gw. So would be nice if Dunk rises

  22. Trondero
    • 5 Years
    9 months, 19 days ago

    How nailed is Son?

    1. zotter
      • 10 Years
      9 months, 19 days ago

      Not very especially in hectic schedule with tough champs league game thrown in too

    2. Epic Fail ⚽ 墅
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 9 Years
      9 months, 19 days ago

      Probably as first team as you're gonna get but there's no guarantee.

    3. Eat my goal!
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 1 Year
      9 months, 19 days ago

      70% chance of starting games

    4. Amey
      9 months, 19 days ago

      50%
      Having Moura on his back

    5. Cityzen Kane
      • 2 Years
      9 months, 19 days ago

      heres my dream.... Kane rested the weekend, Moura on left and Son up front.
      reality... son benched and kane brace

      not looking forward to that game
      (son owner / Kane dodger)

  23. Vikram Solanki
    • 4 Years
    9 months, 19 days ago

    Patricio
    Alonso - TAA - Bennett
    Salah (v) - Sterling - Richarlison - Maddison
    Kane (c) - Murray* - Jimenez

    Hamer - AWB - Hojbjerg - Duffy

    1FT 0.4ITB

    Maddison -> Felipe Anderson?

    1. Evasivo
      • 9 Years
      9 months, 19 days ago

      Murray>Wilson

  24. Stevie B
    • 8 Years
    9 months, 19 days ago

    A) Arnautovic -> Mitrovic for free
    B) Alonso and Arnauovic -> Fernandez and Lacazette for -4

    A seems the logical choice, but Arsenal fixtures are so tasty.

    1. Drogba Legend
      • 2 Years
      9 months, 19 days ago

      I'm in the same boat. I can't decide..

      1. TuplaPukki
        • 3 Years
        9 months, 19 days ago

        Me too,who is fernandez?

  25. Salt'N'Pepe
    • 4 Years
    9 months, 19 days ago

    Have I made a mistake going for both Auba and Laca

    1. Epic Fail ⚽ 墅
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 9 Years
      9 months, 19 days ago

      Yes.

    2. Cityzen Kane
      • 2 Years
      9 months, 19 days ago

      time will tell... ive done the same

    3. Euro Raiders
      • 1 Year
      9 months, 19 days ago

      Not necessarily. Arsenal have four juicy fixtures ahead. I am thinking of doing the same.

  26. CloudSky
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 3 Years
    9 months, 19 days ago

    Interesting fact. Bournemouth conceded twice as many goals as Huddersfield in the last 5 (5 vs 10). Needless to say, I`m wavering on Laca captaincy.

    1. TorresMagic™
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • Has Moderation Rights
      • 10 Years
      9 months, 19 days ago

      Now add the current position of each team they played.

      1. Eat my goal!
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 1 Year
        9 months, 19 days ago

        ha

  27. No Salahaha
    • 3 Years
    9 months, 19 days ago

    Best mid for the next few weeks under 6.9?
    There is Maddison but looking at his fixtures I'd rather have Schurrle.
    I already have Fraser.

  28. arkom
    • 2 Years
    9 months, 19 days ago

    1. Alonso, Kenedy, Arnie --> Kolasinac, Fraser, 7,7£ forward

    2. Alonso, Kenedy, Arnie --> Kolasinac, Gibbs-White, Lacazette

    1. or 2. or save?

  29. ASAP Rocky
    • 7 Years
    9 months, 19 days ago

    Would you do Salah + Arnie > Sane + Aubameyang. 2 FT.

    Current team

    Patricio - Hamer

    Alonso - Robertson - TAA - Bennett - Peltier

    Dilva - Richarlison - Salah - Felipe Anderson - Camarasa

    Kane - Arnie - Jimenez

    1. Epic Fail ⚽ 墅
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 9 Years
      9 months, 19 days ago

      No, doesn't mean it's not a good move though.

    2. Salt'N'Pepe
      • 4 Years
      9 months, 19 days ago

      I like them moves

  30. Cech-King MoSalah
    • 9 Years
    9 months, 19 days ago

    .There is a load of Laca fans on here and I am one. But many are touting him as the big (C). What is the percentage chance of him being in the starting line-up?

    1. Salt'N'Pepe
      • 4 Years
      9 months, 19 days ago

      Emery had generally only rested Laca against the top clubs so top 6 generally in all other games he generally starts unless injured

      1. Cech-King MoSalah
        • 9 Years
        9 months, 19 days ago

        Good point, thanks. So have you gone for him?

    2. Amey
      9 months, 19 days ago

      70-80%