Fixtures

Who has the best and worst FPL fixtures over Christmas and New Year?

Our regular “frisk” of the Premier League fixture list from a Fantasy perspective returns ahead of Gameweek 16, a set of matches that marks something of a shift after the lull of recent weeks.

In this slightly abridged feature (due to the swift turnaround in Gameweeks), we assess the top-flight clubs with the strongest and weakest runs of league games over the coming month and offer our thoughts on the stand-out Fantasy assets from each of the sides discussed.

Although our primary focus will be on a six-Gameweek lookahead and the matches over the festive period, we will scrutinise the long-term fixtures beyond that point where relevant.

The Strong

Tottenham Hotspur

Next six: lei, BUR, eve, BOU, WOL, car

And then: MUN, ful, WAT, NEW, LEI, bur

Possible turning point: che (Gameweek 28)

There is no question who has the best medium-to-long-term fixtures in the Premier League.

Spurs face only Manchester United of the “big six” between now and the end of February, with their match against Southampton on Wednesday kicking off an enticing run of matches for the Lilywhites.

Seven of Spurs’ next 11 fixtures are at home, too.

The Gameweek 17 match against Burnley leaps off the page and there will be no shortage of Fantasy managers placing the armband on Harry Kane (£12.5m) for the visit of the division’s worst defence for shots in the box, shots on target and big chances conceded.

Matches against Leicester and Wolves might prove to be tighter affairs, with those two clubs sitting in the top four for fewest big chances conceded in 2018/19.

Having started the season uncharacteristically well from a defensive perspective, Bournemouth have reverted to type in recent weeks: in the last four Gameweeks, no Premier League club has conceded more shots in the box.

All five of Spurs’ opponents from Gameweeks 21 to 25 sit in the bottom half of the table for big chances conceded, meanwhile.

For those backing Hugo Lloris (£5.4m) – the French goalkeeper likely being the only “nailed” route into the Spurs backline over the festive period – and co, matches against Burnley, Cardiff City and Wolves in the next half-dozen Gameweeks offer realistic chances of clean sheets, with those three sides sitting in the bottom half for shots in the box and big chances.

West Ham United

Next six: CRY, ful, WAT, sou, bur, BHA

Possible turning point: ARS (Gameweek 22)

The Hammers sit top of our Season Ticker for the next half-dozen Gameweeks and along with Spurs are the only Premier League club to avoid any of the “big six” before the FA Cup third round weekend.

One player who the east London club look set to be without for this period, and who many Fantasy managers would have pinned their hopes on over Christmas and New Year, is Marko Arnautovic (£7.1m), who picked up a hamstring injury in the 3-1 win over Cardiff City on Tuesday.

That could see the likes of Javier Hernandez and Lucas Perez (both £6.2m) feature more prominently for the Irons over the festive period, particularly with Manuel Pellegrini favouring a 4-4-2 in recent weeks.

Felipe Anderson‘s (£7.2m) ownership is on the rise too, which is understandable given that his impressive form is being coupled with some enticing fixtures: from Gameweeks 17-21, all five of the Hammers’ opponents are among the 11 worst clubs for big chances conceded.

Fantasy managers need only look at the “goals against” column in the Premier League table to see that West Ham’s next three opponents on the road sit in the bottom four for goals conceded in 2018/19.

West Ham clean sheets have been few and far between this season but five of the Irons’ next six opponents sit in the bottom half for shots in the box and attempts on target.

That Lukasz Fabianski (£4.5m) sits joint-fifth among the top-scoring FPL goalkeepers this season despite only registering two shut-outs hints at what he could achieve over the coming month if the Hammers’ opposition are as shot-shy as the statistics suggest.

Arsenal

Next six: HUD, sou, BUR, bha, liv, FUL

And then: whu

Possible turning point: CHE (Gameweek 23)

Arsenal’s last run of favourable fixtures from Gameweeks 3 to 10 saw the Gunners win seven and draw one, scoring 22 goals in the process.

Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang (£11.2m) and Alexandre Lacazette (£9.6m) racked up a combined 11 goals and six assists in those eight matches and the two premium forwards look set to be the most sought-after FPL assets from this Arsenal squad over the Christmas period.

A trip to Anfield in late-December is the Gunners’ only real unappealing remaining fixture of 2018, with matches against the bottom four clubs for shots in the box attempted – Huddersfield, Burnley, Brighton and Fulham – offering hope of an all-too-rare clean sheet for the likes of Hector Bellerin (£5.4m) and Sead Kolasinac (£4.9m).

At the other end of the pitch, Messrs Aubameyang and Lacazette can look forward to meetings against all three clubs who sit in the “relegation zone” for shots in the box conceded between now and New Year’s Day.

Five of their next six opponents are ranked tenth or below for shots on target and big chances conceded.

Manchester United

Next six: FUL, liv, car, HUD, BOU, new

Possible turning point: tot (Gameweek 22)

While we have marked the match against Spurs as a possible turning point for Jose Mourinho’s side, in reality, the Red Devils’ kind fixtures go well beyond that clash at Wembley and into the spring.

Whether any Fantasy managers would be willing to touch the United squad given the rollercoaster season they are embarking on is another matter, of course.

Mourinho’s innate ability to disharmonise a dressing room remains a concern, with Anthony Martial (£7.6m) – quite possibly the only United asset who currently warrants Fantasy managers’ interest – having been one of the players that the United boss allegedly described as being “without character” a few weeks ago.

Martial has seven goals in his last eight appearances and, if his hamstring injury proves to be not serious, he can look forward to meetings with five sides who sit in the bottom ten for shots in the box conceded over the next half-dozen Gameweeks.

A trip to Liverpool in Gameweek 17 is a little off-putting, but in Fulham, Cardiff and Newcastle the Red Devils face three of the four clubs who have conceded the most big chances this season.

Also consider:

Eden Hazard (£11.0m) has suffered a drop in FPL ownership and price over the last few weeks as he is jettisoned en masse for other premium options, but after the visit of Manchester City this weekend, Chelsea then have six fixtures (bha, LEI, wat, cry, SOU, NEW) that perhaps have been overlooked in the clamour for Spurs and Arsenal assets.

Brighton, Newcastle and Southampton all sit in the bottom six for shots in the box conceded.

Fulham‘s run of matches from Gameweeks 17 to 20 (WHU, new, WOL, HUD) is among the best in the division and even a Gameweek 21 trip to Arsenal – who have shipped 19 big chances at home this season – offers hope for those Fantasy managers planning to invest in Aleksandar Mitrovic (£6.6m) over the festive period.

Huddersfield Town remain unfashionable in the Fantasy community but with five of their next seven fixtures (ars, NEW, SOU, mun, ful, BUR, car) against sides in the bottom eight for big chances conceded, they too warrant a mention in this section.

From a defensive perspective, four of the Terriers’ opponents sit in the bottom six for shots in the box attempted.

The Weak

Liverpool

Next six: bou, MUN, wol, NEW, ARS, mci

Possible turning point: bha (Gameweek 22)

With heavy hitters such as Kane and Aubameyang enjoying a fixture swing in Gameweeks 15 and 16, money will have to be generated from somewhere in order to finance any moves for one or both of the in-form premium pair.

The likes of Mohamed Salah (£13.0m) and Sadio Mane (£9.8m), then, might be deemed surplus to requirements over the Christmas period by a fair few FPL bosses with the Reds not appearing to have such a favourable run of matches ahead over the next six Gameweeks.

It should be said, though, that three of their next five opponents sit in the bottom ten for shots on target conceded, with Arsenal and Wolves two of just four sides who have not kept a clean sheet in the last six Gameweeks.

Newcastle, meanwhile, have allowed more big chances than any other Premier League club during this period.

The negative nature of Liverpool’s fixtures is perhaps more from a defensive perspective, with Bournemouth, Manchester United, Arsenal and Manchester City all in the top seven for goals scored this season.

The two Manchester clubs are the front-runners in the shots on target stakes, too.

Leicester City

Next six: TOT, cry, che, MCI, CAR, eve

Possible turning point: CAR (Gameweek 20)

Leicester’s favourable run of fixtures from Gameweeks 10-15 (in which they avoided any of the “big six”) is now well and truly over and the Foxes now have one of the worst medium-to-long-term schedules in the division.

While the game against Cardiff marks the start of a four-match respite in which they also face Wolves and Southampton, another trio of Champions League-chasing clubs lurk just around the corner in Gameweeks 24-26.

Three of their next four opponents (Crystal Palace, unsurprisingly, are the exception) sit in the top four for shots in the box attempted and top five for big chances and shots on target.

Attacking returns for the likes of Jamie Vardy (£8.9m) and James Maddison (£6.8m) might be thin on the ground, too – all of the Foxes’ next four opponents are among the nine meanest sides for big chances conceded.

Also Consider

Trips to Wolves, Spurs and Manchester United plus a home match against Liverpool, all of which happen before the turn of 2019, means that Bournemouth rank bottom on our Season Ticker for the remaining matches of the calendar year.

Three of those sides sit in the top six for fewest big chances conceded, but then again the Cherries’ have breached the defences of Manchester United, Arsenal and Manchester City in recent weeks.

While there are Fantasy assets available elsewhere with better fixtures, it will take a lot of persuading for Fantasy managers to part with Ryan Fraser (£6.2m) and/or Callum Wilson (£7.0m) – the two best-value players in their respective positions in FPL this season.

It remains to be seen if Ralph Hasenhuttl can shake Southampton from their slumber, but the incoming Saints manager could certainly have hoped for an easier Christmas schedule to start his reign: the south coast side facing the three highest-scoring teams in the Premier League in Manchester City, Chelsea and Arsenal in the next half-dozen Gameweeks.

Not one of the Saints’ FPL assets is owned by more than 5% of Fantasy managers and it would take a considerable “new manager bounce” for us to venture anywhere near their squad over Christmas and New Year.

*All prices correct at the time of writing (Thursday 6 December)

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1,465 Comments Post a Comment
  1. seewhyaxe
    • 3 Years
    1 year, 9 months ago

    As a gunner, can't help with the soft spot for tripling up on a wildcard, any criticisms welcomed!

    Fab
    Bellerin, Kola, TAA
    Sterling, Sane, Siggy, F.Anderson
    Auba (C), Kane, Jiminez

    Steele, Doherty, AWB, Gunnarsson. 0.4m ITB.

    Will swap Kola for Digne once Monreal is back to starting line up.

    1. Pieterke30
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      1 year, 9 months ago

      As a Gunner, are you absolutely sure Aubameyang will start this weekend?

      What are your thoughts on Lacazette mate? Should start, or dont think so?

      1. seewhyaxe
        • 3 Years
        1 year, 9 months ago

        My thoughts are, both would start for this gw. 🙂

        1. Wild Card this...
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 11 Years
          1 year, 9 months ago

          Not going to happen.

    2. Pieterke30
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      1 year, 9 months ago

      As for your team, mid and attack very very good but really wouldnt double up on Arsenal def, man. I get it, you’re a fan but one is more than enough.

      1. seewhyaxe
        • 3 Years
        1 year, 9 months ago

        Yea, so my planned transfer of Kola to Digne once we get more news on Monreal and the formation Emery would be playing.

        1. Pieterke30
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 4 Years
          1 year, 9 months ago

          Monreal is back to training isnt he?

          He could be back in the XI quicker than you think

          1. seewhyaxe
            • 3 Years
            1 year, 9 months ago

            Apparently he is. I'm waiting on the news too

      2. Bialystrzelec
        • 4 Years
        1 year, 9 months ago

        This

    3. Amey
      • 1 Year
      1 year, 9 months ago

      Very good team for this gw.
      Digne plan also looks good after 3 gws

      1. seewhyaxe
        • 3 Years
        1 year, 9 months ago

        thanks and cheers!

    4. Holmes
      • 6 Years
      1 year, 9 months ago

      double up on Laca-auba will be better

      1. seewhyaxe
        • 3 Years
        1 year, 9 months ago

        Can't afford triple premiums man, Kane is a must-have imo, or rather, I'd be afraid not to own him.

    5. maratus
      • 6 Years
      1 year, 9 months ago

      As gunner fan, i would not double on def.
      The def is awful atm.

      1. seewhyaxe
        • 3 Years
        1 year, 9 months ago

        Yea I know. Arsenal's defense is in shambles and no cleansheets at all.

        I could also change in the near term:
        Bellerin -> Luiz; or
        Kola -> Digne

        I'll take a short-term punt for the next 2-3 gws. Hope to see the cleansheets coming!

    6. French Gooner
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 8 Years
      1 year, 9 months ago

      As a gunner you should double up in attack, not in defense. ...

      1. seewhyaxe
        • 3 Years
        1 year, 9 months ago

        Ha! Yep totally. I tried it, have to lose Kane though. =/

    7. Deulofail
      • 4 Years
      1 year, 9 months ago

      Might have to tinker some more if Monreal and/or Koscielny is announced fit and available tomorrow 😉

      1. Deulofail
        • 4 Years
        1 year, 9 months ago

        I mean today.

      2. seewhyaxe
        • 3 Years
        1 year, 9 months ago

        Yep, I haven't confirmed the transfers yet as I'll be losing value on Alonso if I do so.

        Waiting for pressers first but I'm quite satisfied with how this looks now, assuming Monreal is not starting.

        Hoping for our first cleansheet since gw7.

    8. Nascimento
      • 5 Years
      1 year, 9 months ago

      As United’s number 1 fan you should avoid arsenal as they are rubbish 😉

    9. Homer21
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      1 year, 9 months ago

      Pity there isn't a reasonable midfield pick from Arsenal at the moment rather than a defense double up

    10. Demel
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 9 Years
      1 year, 9 months ago

      Any concerns? I got told by a lot of people last week that Bellerin was a bad pick (I still got him). Clean sheet potential is a concern. Kola us a rotation risk. I think both options are good for their price point in the short term. It's a very nice team. Close to what I would go with on a wildcard.

      1. seewhyaxe
        • 3 Years
        1 year, 9 months ago

        Looking at underlying stats, Kola is a much better option actually. At that price point, I think is a worthy pick in the next 2-3 gws, depending on how Emery lines up when Monreal is back.

        Of course, Digne/Keane is a good alternative at that price too!

        Bellerin has more goal attempts and I feel that he has a goal or two in the coming gameweeks as the fixtures turn.

    11. Hotdogs for Tea
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 5 Years
      1 year, 9 months ago

      You team will either rise like a crack party ballon ... or crash like a led zepellin 😉

  2. Tsparkes10
    • 2 Years
    1 year, 9 months ago

    ... for a 1 week punt before i wc:

    A) Haz, Arni to Dilva/Mahrez/Sane, Laca
    B) Haz, Arni to Aubam, Fanderson
    C) Alonso, Arni to Sokratis, Laca

    1. Numbuster
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      1 year, 9 months ago

      High Chance Sane would be bench whole night..
      but long term case, yes.. A

      or C, there is alot cheap DEF as differentials..

    2. Demel
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 9 Years
      1 year, 9 months ago

      B. If you was sure you want rid of Hazard on a wildcard.

  3. BremerHB
    • 3 Years
    1 year, 9 months ago

    Best defender for 4.8 or less?

    WC Def would be the following, to allow for Kane & Auba:

    TAA, Doherty, 4.8, AWB, Bennett

    1. BremerHB
      • 3 Years
      1 year, 9 months ago

      Fabianski and Hamer GKs

    2. Holmes
      • 6 Years
      1 year, 9 months ago

      Digne is still 4.8?

      1. BremerHB
        • 3 Years
        1 year, 9 months ago

        4.9 unfortunately.

        1. Valar(Keith)
          • 11 Years
          1 year, 9 months ago

          Wouldn't feel comfortable with anyone below the Digne /Kolasinac price point as 3rd defender tbh

          1. BremerHB
            • 3 Years
            1 year, 9 months ago

            I could downgrade Gunnarsson to a 4.3 mid in order to finance this.

    3. Amey
      • 1 Year
      1 year, 9 months ago

      Schindler.
      I'd swap out Bennett too. His starting role is under question now. Siass played in Cdm position because neves was banned. He'll return to RCB imo.

      1. BremerHB
        • 3 Years
        1 year, 9 months ago

        What is the reasoning behind the Schindler choice?

        1. Amey
          • 1 Year
          1 year, 9 months ago

          Nailed
          Good fixtures
          Good exponent of Baps

    4. Numbuster
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      1 year, 9 months ago

      Balogun - before Duffy return from suspension

    5. Demel
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 9 Years
      1 year, 9 months ago

      Kola looks the man. Perhaos try and find the 0.1m somewhere. Digne at the same bracket is another option.

      1. BremerHB
        • 3 Years
        1 year, 9 months ago

        In this case I could downgrade Gunnarsson to a 4.3 mid in order to finance this... Hmm.

    6. BremerHB
      • 3 Years
      1 year, 9 months ago

      If I were to find the 0.1 in order to get Kola/Digne then it could look like this:

      Fab - Hamer
      TAA - Doherty - Digne/Kola - Bennett - AWB
      Sane - Sterling - Rich - Anderson - Masuaku
      Kane - Aubameyang

      Is a 4.3 mid plus Bennett too risky?

  4. Stoichkov#8
    • 4 Years
    1 year, 9 months ago

    People WC during IB to get price rises during 2 weeks....I WC now and got crazy number of rises and its just days between games 🙂

    1. Holmes
      • 6 Years
      1 year, 9 months ago

      people WC during IB to get more time for making decisions 😉

      1. Valar(Keith)
        • 11 Years
        1 year, 9 months ago

        This.. Its supposed to be more fun since u can tinker. However I just had 3 days and it drove me insane thinking about the combinations

      2. Stoichkov#8
        • 4 Years
        1 year, 9 months ago

        True but saw many people who WC just for price rise.
        Also it was crazy time for me during these few days to make my tram....if this was for 2 weeks it would be a torture 😉

      3. Homer21
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 3 Years
        1 year, 9 months ago

        This

    2. Valar(Keith)
      • 11 Years
      1 year, 9 months ago

      Haha.. Same. My team value was a pathetic 102.4 when I. WC on Sunday. At 103.8 now and all my players still rising!

    3. Pieterke30
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      1 year, 9 months ago

      The best way to get many rises is to play your WC when most cant anymore. Those like me without WC who want the best players with the turn of fixtures are forced to take hits, making multiple transfers which all count.

      Good for you man.

    4. Demel
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 9 Years
      1 year, 9 months ago

      I didn't get 1 double rise on my WC last week. Plus side is I own lots of the players who have risen (although not Auba).

  5. Valar(Keith)
    • 11 Years
    1 year, 9 months ago

    Anyone have stats for Clean Sheets across December last few seasons? From memory christmas = goal fests with tired defenses playing back to back games but would love to see some stats to back that non scientific hunch

    1. Holmes
      • 6 Years
      1 year, 9 months ago

      Few weeks back, I counted number of clean sheets for last couple of years from GW1-10, 11-20, 21-30 and there was slight drop in CSs in 11-20 period, dont know about December though...

      16/17

      1-10: 52
      11-20: 47
      21-30:56

      17/18

      1-10: 68
      11-20: 58
      21-30:53

      1. Valar(Keith)
        • 11 Years
        1 year, 9 months ago

        Thanks Holmes.. Living up to the name I see :).. Cheers

    2. Demel
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 9 Years
      1 year, 9 months ago

      It tends to be the case. Players are tired and have less going forward. With a lot more rotation these days things may be different. Every team scoring mid week pointed towards that. Also Prem managers are more attack focussed at the top end of the league than their predecessors.

      1. Valar(Keith)
        • 11 Years
        1 year, 9 months ago

        Players being tired and having less going forward helps clean sheets no? But I get your point and that's the logic I follow too. Hence why a team like Man City could be gold for Clean Sheets in December.. They can Rotate everybody so there's no tired defenders.. I just wish Laporte had more goal threat 🙂

  6. Zebras
    • 4 Years
    1 year, 9 months ago

    Defense is:
    Alonso Doherty Bennett Robertson AWB

    Which three do I start? Currently have Alonso Doherty Robbo. With wolves double over Alonso or start AWB vs whu?
    Cheers

    1. Numbuster
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      1 year, 9 months ago

      Alonso Doherty Robbo

      1. Zebras
        • 4 Years
        1 year, 9 months ago

        Easy enough to leave as is and not over think it. Ta

  7. KUNingas
    • 4 Years
    1 year, 9 months ago

    Please help. 1FT and 0.4 ITB. Im going to use my WC next week so need one week punt(s).

    Patricio
    Alonso, Robertson, Laporte, AWB
    Hazard, Mane, Richarlison, Anderson
    Kane, Jimenez

    Hamer, Fraser, Arnie, Peltier

    1. barracuda
      • 3 Years
      1 year, 9 months ago

      Arnie and Alonso to Laca and a cheapo.

      1. KUNingas
        • 4 Years
        1 year, 9 months ago

        Balbuena (CRY) or punty Lichtsteiner (HUD)?

        1. Numbuster
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 4 Years
          1 year, 9 months ago

          Laca + Balbu

    2. Amey
      • 1 Year
      1 year, 9 months ago

      Mane+arnie >> Siggy+Laca ??
      Eveton playing Watford home so nice double up imo

      1. KUNingas
        • 4 Years
        1 year, 9 months ago

        Would need 0.1 more money sadly..

    3. maratus
      • 6 Years
      1 year, 9 months ago

      Mane to Alli

      1. KUNingas
        • 4 Years
        1 year, 9 months ago

        Yeah could be option if Mane is out so wouldn't need to take a hit before WC.

        1. maratus
          • 6 Years
          1 year, 9 months ago

          Exactly, you missed most of the price raises already, so taking hit before wc is questionable.

          1. KUNingas
            • 4 Years
            1 year, 9 months ago

            Yeah true and tough to justify hit for only one GW.

  8. barracuda
    • 3 Years
    1 year, 9 months ago

    Fellas, I am planning to get rid of Pereira.

    Would you get:

    A- Kola

    B- Foyth

    1. French Gooner
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 8 Years
      1 year, 9 months ago

      What’s the rest of your defense like ?

    2. RIDZ
      • 3 Years
      1 year, 9 months ago

      B

    3. Numbuster
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      1 year, 9 months ago

      C - Any other option?

    4. Hotdogs for Tea
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 5 Years
      1 year, 9 months ago

      C

  9. Scotty B
    • 8 Years
    1 year, 9 months ago

    Schmeichel
    TAA Trippier Digne Alonso
    Richarlison Dilva Anderson Hazard
    Arnie Kane

    Stekelenburg Pereyra AWB Kamara

    1.5m ITB & 1 FT.

    What the he'll to do this week??

    1. Syd.
      • 11 Years
      1 year, 9 months ago

      *hell

    2. French Gooner
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 8 Years
      1 year, 9 months ago

      Haz + Arnie> Sane + Laca

    3. Lazaretti
      • 3 Years
      1 year, 9 months ago

      Trippier out maybe.., and Arnie. Arnie to Laca Trippier to Bennett... if enough funds

  10. Lazaretti
    • 3 Years
    1 year, 9 months ago

    Next GW seems difficult. Not too confident Arsenal can cruise easily past Huddersfield - Arsenal will win but maybe 2-1 or 1-0 imo. Huddersfield seems to be tight at their own end. Also Arsenal had big north London derby and then they played also a big game against ManU. Now they are home against weaker side so this might be mentally difficult game.

    On the other hand there doesn't seem to be any other good fixture. Spurs at Leicester. ManUnited so messed up... West Ham plays against CPL who will make sure they wont collapse two times in a row. Liverpool at Bournemouth could be high scoring game but also Liverpool players might be subbed early due to important UCL fixture.

    Who could be best one week (or two week) punt? (WC soon)

    1. Syd.
      • 11 Years
      1 year, 9 months ago

      You are being far to pessimistic

      Get Arsenal & Spurs players

      1. Lazaretti
        • 3 Years
        1 year, 9 months ago

        Yes I might be. Thanks anyway. I have Aubameyang and Kane.

  11. KneejerkJoe
    • 6 Years
    1 year, 9 months ago

    Couldnt help it, cost me -8 and Hazard, but this looks good right?

    Fab
    Kola TAA Robby
    Sane Sterling Son Fraser
    Auba (c) Kane Mitro
    ...Button Awb Bennett Gunnarsson

    1. Amey
      • 1 Year
      1 year, 9 months ago

      Very good team !

    2. Pat Bonner
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 9 Years
      1 year, 9 months ago

      This is exactly what I’m looking at doing! Aubameyang son could be great in next 6

    3. aleksios
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 5 Years
      1 year, 9 months ago

      Solid.

    4. maratus
      • 6 Years
      1 year, 9 months ago

      While robby and bennett are injured and Kola starting spot dangered, that def seems quite scary.

      1. Halmari Tea
        • 1 Year
        1 year, 9 months ago

        Bennet isnt injured.

  12. French Gooner
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 8 Years
    1 year, 9 months ago

    Morning DZ, how’s everyone doing ?

  13. BitefromBarcelona
    • 5 Years
    1 year, 9 months ago

    Pat/Ryan

    Gomez Doherty Mina AWB Diop

    Hazard Martial Richarlison Anderson Armstrong

    Auba Kane Murray

    1.9 ITB 0FT

    Looking to get mitro in for murray after this GW.

    Real headache is how to get city mids and a replacement for Gomez.

    Thoughts??

    1. RIDZ
      • 3 Years
      1 year, 9 months ago

      Don't get any forward if you already have 2 premium forwards. Your defense looks terrible, upgrade some of your defender

      1. BitefromBarcelona
        • 5 Years
        1 year, 9 months ago

        Upgrade to who?

  14. RIDZ
    • 3 Years
    1 year, 9 months ago

    Which move better:
    a) Mane+Arnie to Auba+Snodgrass for -4
    b) Arnie to Lucas/Chicha
    c) Arnie to Wilson

    1. Amey
      • 1 Year
      1 year, 9 months ago

      A

    2. Pat Bonner
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 9 Years
      1 year, 9 months ago

      A

    3. aleksios
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 5 Years
      1 year, 9 months ago

      A

    4. Homer21
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      1 year, 9 months ago

      The very move I made on Wed night 🙂

      1. Homer21
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 3 Years
        1 year, 9 months ago

        A that is!

        1. RIDZ
          • 3 Years
          1 year, 9 months ago

          so lucky for you

    5. Numbuster
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      1 year, 9 months ago

      a

  15. Steevo
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 6 Years
    1 year, 9 months ago

    Best option?
    A) Sterling Balbuena
    B) Son Alonso

    1. Pat Bonner
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 9 Years
      1 year, 9 months ago

      A but also think son could do great in next 6

    2. Amey
      • 1 Year
      1 year, 9 months ago

      A

    3. RIDZ
      • 3 Years
      1 year, 9 months ago

      B

    4. KUNingas
      • 4 Years
      1 year, 9 months ago

      A

    5. aleksios
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 5 Years
      1 year, 9 months ago

      A

    6. Numbuster
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      1 year, 9 months ago

      a

    7. Homer21
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      1 year, 9 months ago

      I have B and happy with Son but need Alonso to start contributing soon

  16. Pat Bonner
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 9 Years
    1 year, 9 months ago

    Which do you prefer, 1ft and zero in the bank:

    A arnie to mitro
    B alonso arnie to chambers lacazette (-4)
    C hazard arnie to siggy lacazette (-4)
    D Alonso hazard arnie to Doherty son Aubameyang (-8)

    Team is
    Ryan button
    Alonso robbo taa awb balbuana
    Sterling sane hazard Fraser diangana
    Arnie Kane Jimenez

    1. Amey
      • 1 Year
      1 year, 9 months ago

      A

    2. aleksios
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 5 Years
      1 year, 9 months ago

      A

      1. Pat Bonner
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 9 Years
        1 year, 9 months ago

        Cheers guys, it’s the sensible move but tempted by the -8

        1. Amey
          • 1 Year
          1 year, 9 months ago

          If you are Willing to take hit i love B option. lacca is good
          I don't want to loose hazard but Alonso can be sacrificed for some gws if not more.
          And chambers has insane stats 😉

          1. maratus
            • 6 Years
            1 year, 9 months ago

            Chambers still plays for Fulham, no clean sheets incoming.

        2. Numbuster
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 4 Years
          1 year, 9 months ago

          yes... -8 may get more starter to play.
          but whether the -8 hit is worth to hit or not

          May b Alonso + Arnie > Laca + 1 Def

          1. Pat Bonner
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 9 Years
            1 year, 9 months ago

            Cheers guys

    3. Ambrosiana Inter
      • 3 Years
      1 year, 9 months ago

      A

      1. Pat Bonner
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 9 Years
        1 year, 9 months ago

        Thanks

    4. Homer21
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      1 year, 9 months ago

      A

      1. Pat Bonner
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 9 Years
        1 year, 9 months ago

        Thanks

    5. Demel
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 9 Years
      1 year, 9 months ago

      I did A. I think it is the sensible move.

      1. Pat Bonner
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 9 Years
        1 year, 9 months ago

        Cheers mate

  17. troller
    • 6 Years
    1 year, 9 months ago

    How nailed on is shaquiri

  18. aleksios
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 5 Years
    1 year, 9 months ago

    Once again to fund Arnie to Laca would you:

    a) Alonso to any 6.0 def
    b) Robbo to TAA
    c) Salah to Sterl.

    Thanks so much guys.

    1. Pat Bonner
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 9 Years
      1 year, 9 months ago

      Maybe B as they both look great but taa is a bargain

    2. Ambrosiana Inter
      • 3 Years
      1 year, 9 months ago

      Alonso be,lerin

      1. aleksios
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 5 Years
        1 year, 9 months ago

        F

    3. Sweetboi
      • 4 Years
      1 year, 9 months ago

      C. B is good also, but I think Sterling is more important.

    4. Numbuster
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      1 year, 9 months ago

      price has adjusted for B not really worth it..
      i would say A or C

  19. Sweetboi
    • 4 Years
    1 year, 9 months ago

    a) Son + Wilson

    Or

    b) F Anderson + Lacazette

    1. aleksios
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 5 Years
      1 year, 9 months ago

      B

    2. Demel
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 9 Years
      1 year, 9 months ago

      B for me.

    3. The 12th Man
      • 7 Years
      1 year, 9 months ago

      B

    4. Numbuster
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      1 year, 9 months ago

      b

    5. Sweetboi
      • 4 Years
      1 year, 9 months ago

      Cheers all.

  20. Ambrosiana Inter
    • 3 Years
    1 year, 9 months ago

    Team for the week GTG?
    Ederson
    Bellerin,Robbo,Luiz
    Salah ( C ),Son,Richarlison,Townsend
    Kane,Chicharito,Lacazette

    Harmer, Murphy,AWB,Bennett

    Start Luiz,AWB or Bennett?

    1. Sweetboi
      • 4 Years
      1 year, 9 months ago

      Start Wan-Bissaka. Bennett ahead of Luiz on the bench as well.

      1. aleksios
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 5 Years
        1 year, 9 months ago

        This

      2. Amey
        • 1 Year
        1 year, 9 months ago

        Exactly this !

    2. Demel
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 9 Years
      1 year, 9 months ago

      Nice. Different. It is a toss of a coin. I think all will concede but Luiz has the biggest attacking threat so probably him.

      1. Ambrosiana Inter
        • 3 Years
        1 year, 9 months ago

        That was my thinking

    3. Ambrosiana Inter
      • 3 Years
      1 year, 9 months ago

      Cheers guys

    4. Numbuster
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      1 year, 9 months ago

      i would start with Bennett and Bench #1 AWB

      Is g2g

  21. RIDZ
    • 3 Years
    1 year, 9 months ago

    When is the last week I can use my first WC?

    1. Numbuster
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      1 year, 9 months ago

      this week GW16, before GW18 (21/Dec)

    2. Homer21
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      1 year, 9 months ago

      Between GW 20 and GW 21 - you can use up to 31 Dec

      1. RIDZ
        • 3 Years
        1 year, 9 months ago

        whoa thanks

      2. Homer21
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 3 Years
        1 year, 9 months ago

        i stand corrected, it's 29 Dec at 14:00!

  22. The 12th Man
    • 7 Years
    1 year, 9 months ago

    Is it wise to bring in Digne this week instead of Kolasinac?

    Then Kolasinac next week. Giving time to assess whether Kolasinac will keep his place. Plus won’t want to make the Digne transfer next week as they play City.

    1. The 12th Man
      • 7 Years
      1 year, 9 months ago

      It would be Alonso > Digne this week.
      Duffy> Kolasinac next

      1. Numbuster
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 4 Years
        1 year, 9 months ago

        duffy to Kola 1st..(vs Hud hard to resist)

        1. The 12th Man
          • 7 Years
          1 year, 9 months ago

          Think I’m doing Alonso,Arnautovic > Kolasinac, Lacazette first then
          Duffy > Schindler/Kiko/Foyth next.

    2. Demel
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 9 Years
      1 year, 9 months ago

      No. If you are thinking that then bring Kola in this week to assess. You can then switch to Digne if it doesn't work.

      1. The 12th Man
        • 7 Years
        1 year, 9 months ago

        Thanks.

    3. Amey
      • 1 Year
      1 year, 9 months ago

      Kola fine move.
      Digne as difficult next 2 games after Watford so no imo

      1. The 12th Man
        • 7 Years
        1 year, 9 months ago

        So Kolasinac this week.
        Then find someone else to replace Duffy.

        1. Amey
          • 1 Year
          1 year, 9 months ago

          Yes

          1. The 12th Man
            • 7 Years
            1 year, 9 months ago

            Thanks, Probably Holebas,Kiko or Schindler

  23. Fpl-king
    • 3 Years
    1 year, 9 months ago

    Really want an arsenal attacker

    My dilemma is who to transfer out to fit one in? 1FT 0.4 itb

    Current squad:

    Alisson
    Luiz - TAA - Laporte - Schindler (peltier)
    Salah - Hazard - Richarlison (Westwood/Hodj)
    Kane - Arnie* - Wilson

    Would have to be Arnie & salah or Arnie & hazard right?

    Any help

    1. Klein
      • 4 Years
      1 year, 9 months ago

      I would drop arnie and salah. Chelsea fixtures are really nice after city

    2. The 12th Man
      • 7 Years
      1 year, 9 months ago

      That’s probably the only way your going to get there.

    3. Numbuster
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      1 year, 9 months ago

      would you downgrade Laporte?

      Laporte + Arnie > Laca + cheap DEF

      1. Fpl-king
        • 3 Years
        1 year, 9 months ago

        Only way of doing Laporte & Arnie downgrade would be to a 3.9 non Starter def

        Which would allow keeping hazard & salah maybe that’s the way I go

  24. maurorodi00
    • 2 Years
    1 year, 9 months ago

    Quick question
    A)stay with salah and kenedy
    B) salah +kenedy -->sterling and someone else with 7m
    C)salah +kenedy -- >sane +son

    1. Amey
      • 1 Year
      1 year, 9 months ago

      C

    2. Numbuster
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      1 year, 9 months ago

      A, since you missed the price changes..
      stick with Salah for 1 more week.

      or else B is fine.. Sterling is high chance as starting for tomorrow

      1. maurorodi00
        • 2 Years
        1 year, 9 months ago

        Hello i will stay with salah agaist bourmouth but then i am planning to go with c idea sane and son because son will play with Burley but i dodnt know if sane will start all the matches or pep will rotate him dye to cl games too

  25. Klein
    • 4 Years
    1 year, 9 months ago

    -8 and guilty. From now on i will use transfers wisely.

    1. Amey
      • 1 Year
      1 year, 9 months ago

      +1

    2. Numbuster
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      1 year, 9 months ago

      + 1 when your team selection w/o 11 starter (included bench) you need to sacrifice it..
      sometimes the luck of selection would against you.

  26. Red Rock
    • 3 Years
    1 year, 9 months ago

    Getting a bit twitchy for Arsenal, is this worth a -8?
    Alonso, Hazard, Arnie -> Kolasinac, Son, Aubamayang

    I have thought about leaving Alonso and just doing:
    Hazard & Arnie -> Auba & Snodgrass or Laca & Son

    Alonso TAA Doherty Balbuena AWB
    Sterling Hazard Sane Richarlison Diangana
    Kane Arnie Jiminez

    1. Numbuster
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      1 year, 9 months ago

      since u missed Auba hip hop...
      Bring laca is good enough.

  27. fcsaltyballs
    • 4 Years
    1 year, 9 months ago

    Best Option:

    1. Dunk & F. Anderson
    2. Laporte / Tripper & Torreira

    Thanks

    1. Numbuster
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      1 year, 9 months ago

      a

  28. FALSE PROFIT
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 6 Years
    1 year, 9 months ago

    Fab (Patricio)
    Foyth Doherty TAA Robbo Alonso
    Sane Sterling Anderson Richa Fraser
    Kane Wilson (Ings)

    Godd for the festive season?

    1. The 12th Man
      • 7 Years
      1 year, 9 months ago

      Confident with Foyth?
      No Arsenal but can’t have everyone.Otherwise good

    2. Numbuster
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      1 year, 9 months ago

      if foyth is your 5th DEF, abit pricy..
      rather use some funds to upgrade Ings

      1. FALSE PROFIT
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 6 Years
        1 year, 9 months ago

        Plenty of fire power up front. Ings a good enabler when fit. Maybe Rondon Andone in that bracket.

    3. FALSE PROFIT
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 6 Years
      1 year, 9 months ago

      Clean sheets. Unlikely to do a cameo. slight rotation risk as everyone this time of year.

  29. Demel
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 9 Years
    1 year, 9 months ago

    My season relies on my prediction that Hazard is a better pick over the next few weeks than Auba.

    1. Needo22
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 5 Years
      1 year, 9 months ago

      How long are you looking? Auba has the fixtures and form. So if I was a betting man I'd back Auba. Arsenal seem to have more goals in them at the moment. But Haz is a class act, but he's been a lone ranger these last few weeks. He needs more help to get the big returns we know he can deliver

    2. Numbuster
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      1 year, 9 months ago

      good luck

  30. Needo22
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 5 Years
    1 year, 9 months ago

    Who would you sacrifice to make way for Auba

    A) Robbo
    B) Alonso
    C) Get Laca

    Thanks!

    1. Hotdogs for Tea
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 5 Years
      1 year, 9 months ago

      C

      Or down grade Robbo to TAA since Gomez injury

    2. Numbuster
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      1 year, 9 months ago

      C