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. SweeSwee
    • 5 Years
    1 year, 8 months ago

    Robertson at -99.4, is there some news I’m not aware of? Thought he was pretty likely to be back this week.

    1. Rocky.007
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 2 Years
      1 year, 8 months ago

      People likely removing him to afford premium forwards.

    2. Moosie the Staggie
      • 8 Years
      1 year, 8 months ago

      I imagine the switch to TAA is popular.

    3. chaser123
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 2 Years
      1 year, 8 months ago

      Still flagged so people see that and trade out

    4. Hotdogs for Tea
      • 4 Years
      1 year, 8 months ago

      He will start this weekend, but with Gomez injured TAA is a pretty sure starter and a cheaper option ... not sure why Clyne hasn’t had any minutes but it is always a worry for TAA owners

  2. MysticMac17
    • 2 Years
    1 year, 8 months ago

    Finally completed FPL again. Fabianksi
    Robbo Luiz Doherty Balbuena Sterling Sane Richarlison
    Kane Auba Laca

    Subs: AWB, McArthur, Gunarrsson

    Thoughts? Happy to have the 6 attacking players that everyone seems to want right now.

    Would you start Luis this weekend or use one of the bench players? Or would you take him out for a hit?

    1. TorresMagic™
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • Has Moderation Rights
      • 11 Years
      1 year, 8 months ago

      Minus 8 or 12?

      1. MysticMac17
        • 2 Years
        1 year, 8 months ago

        Minus 12

    2. MysticMac17
      • 2 Years
      1 year, 8 months ago

      Minus 12 if I take out Luiz

    3. Moosie the Staggie
      • 8 Years
      1 year, 8 months ago

      I would play McArthur

  3. mgilbert86
    • 7 Years
    1 year, 8 months ago

    Kolasinac too risky? With current system he looks very threatening

    1. Moosie the Staggie
      • 8 Years
      1 year, 8 months ago

      What can go wrong for 4.9?
      Well worth a punt imo.

      1. Hotdogs for Tea
        • 4 Years
        1 year, 8 months ago

        Never actually starts a game again after this weekend ?

        1. Moosie the Staggie
          • 8 Years
          1 year, 8 months ago

          Not going to happen

    2. Hotdogs for Tea
      • 4 Years
      1 year, 8 months ago

      The returning Monreal and Kos say hello 😉

      1. mgilbert86
        • 7 Years
        1 year, 8 months ago

        I was hoping mon goes str8 into holdings spot

        1. BATISTUTA ®
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 3 Years
          1 year, 8 months ago

          Monreal cant play winged back ... they might go back to 4-4-2

        2. Hotdogs for Tea
          • 4 Years
          1 year, 8 months ago

          Nope don’t think so - Holding is right footed and primarily a centre back the same as Kos and Lich, Monreal a left footed left wing back the same as Kol ... I think we can see where this is going 😉

          1. BATISTUTA ®
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 3 Years
            1 year, 8 months ago

            Nacho can play CB also ... which would be even better... bellerin, mustafi, kos, monreal ,kola ... i can see it ...

            1. Hotdogs for Tea
              • 4 Years
              1 year, 8 months ago

              Why would he play CB ? Has not played there much at all in the last few seasons and there are 4 other CBS that are actual fit and available ?

              Simple fact is that Kola & Bellerin will be fighting out the left back role, probably in a flat back 4 ... and Bellerin seems to be the preferred choice

              1. Hotdogs for Tea
                • 4 Years
                1 year, 8 months ago

                I mean Kola and Monreal obviously

                1. Moosie the Staggie
                  • 8 Years
                  1 year, 8 months ago

                  It was obvious who you meant, just not at all obvious that Monreal is the preferred choice of Emery.
                  There is no evidence to back up your statement whatsoever.

                  1. Albrightondknight
                    • 5 Years
                    1 year, 8 months ago

                    I have Kola just bought him actually, but my subjective opinion is that Kola does operates as a wing back this year and last and the full back is Monreal. I bought him assuming that if they revert to a back 4 he is gone but took the risk anyway.

                    1. BATISTUTA ®
                      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                      • 3 Years
                      1 year, 8 months ago

                      Thats exactly what I was thinking ... 4,9 is well worth the risk without mentioning the differential you get ... treded Alonso to get Kola and free up funds for Arnie > Laca

                  2. Hotdogs for Tea
                    • 4 Years
                    1 year, 8 months ago

                    When Monreal has been fit Emery has started him every single PL game and played a flat back 4

                    When both Monreal & Kol have been fit Emery has played Monreal in a flat back 4

                    When Kol has been been fit and Monreal has been injured Emery has played Kol twice as a left back in a 4 and three times as a wing back in a 5

                    Plenty of evidence to me that it looks like Emery favours Monreal and a flat back four at Arsenal ... which opens up and extra spot in midfield which is Arsenal’s strength

                    I think the time to get Kol was when Monreal was injured, not when he is back to fitness, but hey it’s a good one week punt that may come off on a wild card and only one transfer wasted to get rid of him 🙂

    3. Hotdogs for Tea
      • 4 Years
      1 year, 8 months ago

      The news coming out of him being one of the puffers on crack balloons will not go down well

      https://www.thesun.co.uk/sport/7919695/arsenal-footie-aces-including-filmed-passing-out-in-hippy-crack-club-binge/

      1. Holmes
        • 6 Years
        1 year, 8 months ago

        😆

  4. chaser123
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 2 Years
    1 year, 8 months ago

    Best option West Ham coverage?

    Is Snodgrass a decent option or a wasted transfer?

    1. BATISTUTA ®
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      1 year, 8 months ago

      He’s on the rise ... good fixtures, worth a try ... great differential !

    2. Albrightondknight
      • 5 Years
      1 year, 8 months ago

      He has previous its not like it's a shot in the dark. Could be very decent at that price. 5.3 for someone capable of 150 seasons ain't bad at all.

  5. Albrightondknight
    • 5 Years
    1 year, 8 months ago

    So things might change at the weekend but right now what I would like to do next week is
    Alli and Laporte to
    Sane and Trippier but about .3 short so should I do

    A. Erik and Laporte
    To Sane and Trippier
    B. Alli and Laporte
    To Dilva and Trippier

    1. Pilgrim62
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      1 year, 8 months ago

      Do you think Trippier will start ?

      1. Albrightondknight
        • 5 Years
        1 year, 8 months ago

        dont know about his gameweek but most weeks. And hoping my bench is good enough.

        A or B from above?

        1. Albrightondknight
          • 5 Years
          1 year, 8 months ago

          This gameweek

  6. IRBOX ⚽
    • 3 Years
    1 year, 8 months ago

    What’s up with the watch list? Doherty and Wilson form B? A+ for both those lads

    1. IRBOX ⚽
      • 3 Years
      1 year, 8 months ago

      Richarlison: C? Come on now.. time for some adjustments

      1. mgilbert86
        • 7 Years
        1 year, 8 months ago

        1 return in 4

      2. TorresMagic™
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • Has Moderation Rights
        • 11 Years
        1 year, 8 months ago

        I'll pass it on.

  7. Outatime
    • 5 Years
    1 year, 8 months ago

    Would you do this for a -4?

    Arnie —> Kane
    Haz —> Richarlison

    Current team:

    Ederson Hamer
    Alonso Robbo Digne AwB Bennett
    Sterling Haz* Martial Fraser Stephens
    Auba Arnie* Wilson

    1. Moosie the Staggie
      • 8 Years
      1 year, 8 months ago

      Yep

  8. JAYPEE
    • 1 Year
    1 year, 8 months ago

    Call me crazy but is Kolasinac captain worth a punt this week? I feel like he’s going to run a muck

    1. Albrightondknight
      • 5 Years
      1 year, 8 months ago

      Maybe but defender C has always just meant pain for me. It's very risky

    2. IRBOX ⚽
      • 3 Years
      1 year, 8 months ago

      Huddersfield are decent defensively

  9. The Big Fella
    • 3 Years
    1 year, 8 months ago

    I have Wilson, Arnie, Auba and Sterling. If I sell Sterling and Arnie I can get Fraser and Kane. First, is this a good trade? If so, is it worth:
    1) Doing it before this gameweek for a -4 as Kane will be against Burnley; or
    2) Waiting for this GW to finish as Sterling will almost definitely start against Everton and they are at home

    1. cheekumz
      • 6 Years
      1 year, 8 months ago

      Personally I think selling Stirling with the mins he's getting and his current form is one of those moments you'd look back at at the end of the season and say "that, that's where it went wrong".

      1. The Big Fella
        • 3 Years
        1 year, 8 months ago

        He isn't getting minutes whilst on the bench though and Mahrez will almost definitely play at least 1 more match in December. I have Sane too and he will almost definitely play all the matches in December and is also in fine form. I could always sell Kane again and get Sterling back in during January when rotation is less fierce too. So stuck on this and what to do with Arnie.

    2. Albrightondknight
      • 5 Years
      1 year, 8 months ago

      Sterling while getting some time on the bench still outscores Kane this season.
      Short term Kane might win out. But is it really worth a transfer- I don't know probably 2

      1. The Big Fella
        • 3 Years
        1 year, 8 months ago

        Fair points! I am 50-50 about whether I agree or not. It is a tough call. I have been thinking about it a lot hence why I have been absorbing the price rices. The thing is, I have Sane too and to be honest, I think Sane will cover Sterling just fine during December. I can always resell Kane and get Sterling back in come January but Kane is guaranteed to play all January and against teams he should be getting double figures against. I really am struggling with what to do though.

        1. Albrightondknight
          • 5 Years
          1 year, 8 months ago

          Cool. If I was to consider 2 it would short term for Spurs fixtures, but the season choice is 1.

          1. The Big Fella
            • 3 Years
            1 year, 8 months ago

            By 1, do you mean season choice is Sterling?

    3. RIDZ
      • 3 Years
      1 year, 8 months ago

      definetely 2 for me

  10. Pilgrim62
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 3 Years
    1 year, 8 months ago

    Anybody remove Wilson? To whom?

    1. IRBOX ⚽
      • 3 Years
      1 year, 8 months ago

      Yep, time to remove a striker in the form of his life who just scored against City and Huddersfield in consecutive matches

      1. Pilgrim62
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 3 Years
        1 year, 8 months ago

        It is a joke?

    2. Demigod Mendy
      • 3 Years
      1 year, 8 months ago

      Gone for Laca

  11. KUN+10
    • 5 Years
    1 year, 8 months ago

    How does this lot looks? Been taking way too many hits with none paying off. Dropped from 9k to 500k in the last 10 gwks. Need some serious help. Thanks

    Patricio
    TAA Doherty Kolasinac Balbuena Dunk
    Sterling Sane Eriksen Fraser Ward
    Auba Kane Jimenez

    1. TorresMagic™
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • Has Moderation Rights
      • 11 Years
      1 year, 8 months ago

      Looks pretty decent.

      1. KUN+10
        • 5 Years
        1 year, 8 months ago

        Thank you. I believe Rui and Ward are my weakest links, but getting rid of them would mean additional hits. Do you recommed that I just ride with them for now? .3 left itb

    2. Albrightondknight
      • 5 Years
      1 year, 8 months ago

      This can work great just needs that defence to work out.
      Who is other keeper, maybe time to lose Pat or are you going to keep?

      1. KUN+10
        • 5 Years
        1 year, 8 months ago

        Other keeper is a bench warmer, Hammer. I could go w/Fabianski?

        1. GoonSquad
          • 9 Years
          1 year, 8 months ago

          Yes.

    3. Jayv807
      • 3 Years
      1 year, 8 months ago

      Looks good, eriksen is someone I as m considering too.

  12. Pomp and Circumstance
    • 8 Years
    1 year, 8 months ago

    what are the likely Arsenal and Man City defensive lineups for the next few weeks?

    1. Demigod Mendy
      • 3 Years
      1 year, 8 months ago

      Man City:

      RB CB Laporte LB

      Arsenal:

      Bellerin Mustafi Sokra/Kosc Monreal Kola/Monreal

  13. Disco Stu
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 8 Years
    1 year, 8 months ago

    Best Arnie replacement(Have Auba and Wilson)

    Lacazette(Double could be massive or big mistake)
    Jiminez
    Chicharito
    Perez

    1. Isaac.m94
      • 6 Years
      1 year, 8 months ago

      Laca

    2. KUN+10
      • 5 Years
      1 year, 8 months ago

      I have Jimenez, but Chicharito is showing decent form. He also has the fixtures.

      1. Disco Stu
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 8 Years
        1 year, 8 months ago

        Chicharito would also give me funds to spend elsewhere

    3. RIDZ
      • 3 Years
      1 year, 8 months ago

      Chicha 100% with strong fixtures

      1. Pomp and Circumstance
        • 8 Years
        1 year, 8 months ago

        will he be regular starter?

        1. Disco Stu
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 8 Years
          1 year, 8 months ago

          Chicharito will be a starter for at least a month with Arnie out

        2. RIDZ
          • 3 Years
          1 year, 8 months ago

          no one regular starter in December right?

    4. Moosie the Staggie
      • 8 Years
      1 year, 8 months ago

      Laca for me

    5. Amey
      • 1 Year
      1 year, 8 months ago

      Mitro ?

      1. Disco Stu
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 8 Years
        1 year, 8 months ago

        Got rid of Mitro for Arnie. Not going back down that road again

        1. Amey
          • 1 Year
          1 year, 8 months ago

          Then Jimmy from above for me.

    6. Demigod Mendy
      • 3 Years
      1 year, 8 months ago

      Lacaaaa

  14. Isaac.m94
    • 6 Years
    1 year, 8 months ago

    Have 2FT:
    A) Hazard & Arnie > Son & Laca
    B) Gudmondson & Arni > Anderson & Jiminez
    C) Arnie & Bennet > Jiminez & 5.6m DEF

    Cheers fellas

    1. Isaac.m94
      • 6 Years
      1 year, 8 months ago

      D) Arnie & Hazard > Auba & Schurlle

    2. RIDZ
      • 3 Years
      1 year, 8 months ago

      Could you do A with Moura+Auba?

      1. Isaac.m94
        • 6 Years
        1 year, 8 months ago

        Off by .1m

    3. Disco Stu
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 8 Years
      1 year, 8 months ago

      B. Do you really need Gudmonson?

      If so, do C and get Jiminez and Kola or Bellerin

      1. Isaac.m94
        • 6 Years
        1 year, 8 months ago

        Well he'll be out of my team either this week or next week but his fixture this week is decent enough to hold if I want to

    4. Amey
      • 1 Year
      1 year, 8 months ago

      C with Bellerine
      Or B

  15. RIDZ
    • 3 Years
    1 year, 8 months ago

    Do you think Robertson+Martial to Kolasinac+Eriksen worth -4?

    1. Isaac.m94
      • 6 Years
      1 year, 8 months ago

      Wouldn't think so.

    2. Moosie the Staggie
      • 8 Years
      1 year, 8 months ago

      Not moves I would endorse if Martial is fit.

    3. Amey
      • 1 Year
      1 year, 8 months ago

      No

  16. Srv210
    • 3 Years
    1 year, 8 months ago

    Being On a WC is most exhaustive process in fpl ,always trying to tinker & change squads

    Which one for next 4-5 weeks in mind

    A) laca,hazard ,Alonso, Schurrle/Snodgrass
    B) Auba, sane,Luiz,F.Anderson

    Thanks

    1. RIDZ
      • 3 Years
      1 year, 8 months ago

      B but not with Luiz personally. Spurs/Arsenal defender maybe?

      1. Srv210
        • 3 Years
        1 year, 8 months ago

        Vertonghen maybe?

        1. RIDZ
          • 3 Years
          1 year, 8 months ago

          Foyth, he is favorite for now and cheap.

    2. Amey
      • 1 Year
      1 year, 8 months ago

      A with snoddy.
      Agree with wc part. Most dangerous thing is a false injury news and swapping the player. Got burned by Fraser in gw5 on WC.

      1. Srv210
        • 3 Years
        1 year, 8 months ago

        Yeah, WC is dangerous

    3. Moosie the Staggie
      • 8 Years
      1 year, 8 months ago

      I really don't get the love for Sideshow Bob, I would rather Lovren tbh. Just feel that Luiz doesn't cover Alonso, so it's Alonso or no Chelsea defense for me.

      1. Srv210
        • 3 Years
        1 year, 8 months ago

        I know..maybe I'd go Vertonghen instead of Luiz..which option then?

    4. Srv210
      • 3 Years
      1 year, 8 months ago

      Anyone else...it's a tie between A & B

  17. Skhstanley
    • 1 Year
    1 year, 8 months ago

    Is arnie + Gunmudsson > Laca + Hojbjerg worth a -4? I cannot go this week without any Arsenal players...

    1. GoonSquad
      • 9 Years
      1 year, 8 months ago

      Go from zero starters to 1.

    2. Amey
      • 1 Year
      1 year, 8 months ago

      Yes.
      Hojbjerg on 4 YC.
      Gunnarson/Cairney/Billing

  18. Sol
    • 5 Years
    1 year, 8 months ago

    Play Alonso or AWB

    Cheers

    1. Amey
      • 1 Year
      1 year, 8 months ago

      Alonso.
      Awb won't keep CS again resurgent WH.

      1. Sol
        • 5 Years
        1 year, 8 months ago

        Cheers

    2. Disco Stu
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 8 Years
      1 year, 8 months ago

      I'm dealing with the same question. I think neither gets a clean sheet, but Alonso could get an assist

      1. BATISTUTA ®
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 3 Years
        1 year, 8 months ago

        The way he’s playing I’d rather watch Zappacosta ... Alonso is droping ! Sell him and make profit !

        1. Disco Stu
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 8 Years
          1 year, 8 months ago

          Have you seen Chelsea's next six fixtures after City?

          1. BATISTUTA ®
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 3 Years
            1 year, 8 months ago

            at 7,1 he sure isnt returning attacking points ...got him all the way till now, sold for Kola and taking a risk ...

      2. Sol
        • 5 Years
        1 year, 8 months ago

        True

    3. Sol
      • 5 Years
      1 year, 8 months ago

      Cheers all

  19. Lav
    • 4 Years
    1 year, 8 months ago

    Pull the trigger on Arnie -> Chicha?

    1. Amey
      • 1 Year
      1 year, 8 months ago

      I'd do Mitro.
      Lucas + Big Andy could take chicha's place.

      1. Lav
        • 4 Years
        1 year, 8 months ago

        Have Schurrle though.

        1. Amey
          • 1 Year
          1 year, 8 months ago

          Ohh. Fine mate. I just don't like chicha as fpl option. Hot and cold type player.

          1. Lav
            • 4 Years
            1 year, 8 months ago

            Yeah not keen but rn seems the only option

            1. Amey
              • 1 Year
              1 year, 8 months ago

              Go for it then mate.
              Cheer's

      2. Holmes
        • 6 Years
        1 year, 8 months ago

        Big Andy's treatment table is waiting for him 😉

    2. BATISTUTA ®
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      1 year, 8 months ago

      Rather get snodgrass if youre aiming for WH ...Mitro for Arnie any day, after MANU great fixtures

      1. Amey
        • 1 Year
        1 year, 8 months ago

        Feels bad to say, but Man United is also a great fixture now a days for striker's 😛

      2. Lav
        • 4 Years
        1 year, 8 months ago

        Not keen on double Fulham. Have Schurrle.

  20. Who Ate All Depays?
    • 6 Years
    1 year, 8 months ago

    Guys, what do you recommend?

    Fabianski
    Alonso, Robbo, Laporte
    Salah, Eriksen, Sterling, Richa, Anderson
    Jimenez, Arna
    (Hamer, Wilson, AWB, Bennett)

    A) Arna & Alonso -> Laca & Kiko (-4)
    B) Arna, Wilson & Salah -> Kane, Laca & Camarassa (-8)

    1. Amey
      • 1 Year
      1 year, 8 months ago

      I like the look of B.
      But everyone will say no to Wilson out.

    2. Lav
      • 4 Years
      1 year, 8 months ago

      A

    3. Skhstanley
      • 1 Year
      1 year, 8 months ago

      A for sure, never do a -8

      1. Demigod Mendy
        • 3 Years
        1 year, 8 months ago

        How about a minus 12?

  21. Cruyff's Eleven
    • 2 Years
    1 year, 8 months ago

    Repost.

    If I can't afford Sterling, do we feel Sané is an adequate alternative or is there a better option under 10M?

    1. Amey
      • 1 Year
      1 year, 8 months ago

      Yes imo.

    2. Lav
      • 4 Years
      1 year, 8 months ago

      Percect. Although

      1. Lav
        • 4 Years
        1 year, 8 months ago

        Eriksen becoming a shout

  22. Skhstanley
    • 1 Year
    1 year, 8 months ago

    Shoud I captain Laca (the only Ars player in my team), but he seems always coming from the bench only.

    1. Amey
      • 1 Year
      1 year, 8 months ago

      I am captaining him.
      He was starting every game before his groin injury and plays centrally

  23. jdp219
    • 3 Years
    1 year, 8 months ago

    Current: Fab, Foster /// Robbo, Doherty, Alonso, Bednarek, Wan-B /// Sterling, Rich, Hazard, Gunnarsson, Fraser /// Kane, Wilson, Arnie

    Wildcard 1: Fab, HAMER /// TRENT, Doherty, LAPORTE, Bednarek, Wan-B /// Sterling, FANDERSON, Hazard, Gunnarsson, Fraser /// Kane, Wilson, LACAZETTE
    --OR--
    Wildcard 2: Fab, HAMER /// TRENT, Doherty, Alonso, Bednarek, Wan-B /// Sterling, Rich, SANÉ, Gunnarsson, Fraser /// Kane, Wilson, LACAZETTE

    Pretty much comes down to which Chelsea asset to keep: Haz or Alonso?

  24. Jayv807
    • 3 Years
    1 year, 8 months ago

    Hello all

    1. Should I captain Auba or Laca? I reckon Laca will start vs hud so leaning towards him.

    2. Bench Fraser the right choice?

    Fab,
    Alonso, Doherty, Robbo
    Sterling, Sane, Siggy, Anderson
    Auba, Laca, Wilson

    Hamer, Fraser, Bennett, AWB

    1. Amey
      • 1 Year
      1 year, 8 months ago

      Laca imo
      Yes.good bench

      1. Jayv807
        • 3 Years
        1 year, 8 months ago

        Thanks mate

  25. korbendallas82
    • 6 Years
    1 year, 8 months ago

    Hey. My team is :
    Llorente. (Steele)
    Van Dijk, Arnold trent, Chilwell,Coleman. (Bennett)
    Sterling, Sane, Richarlison,Hazard. (Højbjerg)
    Firmino,Arnautovic. ( Success)

    1 ft. 2.7 itb.

    If i do Arnie an Hazard out, and buy Aubameyang, that leaves 9,3 mill for the missing midfield spot.

    So 2 ways to go there. - Spend on a midfielders it that price range.
    - buy budget midfielders, and save cash to upgrade Firmino to Kane.

    Thanks for any input.

    1. korbendallas82
      • 6 Years
      1 year, 8 months ago

      Any idea on midfielders is Nice. Thanks.

    2. Amey
      • 1 Year
      1 year, 8 months ago

      Snoddy/Anderson + Kane

      1. korbendallas82
        • 6 Years
        1 year, 8 months ago

        Oh Yes. Do Kane now. Thanks. That is a good option.

        1. Amey
          • 1 Year
          1 year, 8 months ago

          Cheers mate

  26. Skhstanley
    • 1 Year
    1 year, 8 months ago

    1. I would cap Auba if i have both
    2. I am benching him as well

  27. Francescoli
    • 6 Years
    1 year, 8 months ago

    took a -4 to get Auba and Sané in for Arnie and Salah.

    Good to go?

    Fabianski
    Digne TAA Alonso
    Sterling Sané Richarlison Gudmundsson Fraser
    Kane (vc) Auba (c)

    Patricio; AWB Bennett Success

    1. korbendallas82
      • 6 Years
      1 year, 8 months ago

      Looks good. Awb and Bennett good back up on bench.

  28. Maximus Bonimus Pointimus
    • 10 Years
    1 year, 8 months ago

    Auba rose 0.4 in 5 days, that must be some sort of a record

    He’s already on another 10k NTI for today, if he hauls v Huddersfield we could be looking at an overall 0.7 in 12 days by GW17

  29. bigbudgie
    • 6 Years
    1 year, 8 months ago

    Is Chicarito a trap?

    1. jia you jia you
      • 3 Years
      1 year, 8 months ago

      I dont know but hes an average player competing with Carroll and Perez now for his place.

    2. Jayv807
      • 3 Years
      1 year, 8 months ago

      I was tempted but decided to upgrade Arnie to Laca instead. I have Anderson though. If you dont have any WH attack, could pay off.

  30. Phil's Stamps
    • 9 Years
    1 year, 8 months ago

    I'm getting the impression that with the combination of:

    good budget keepers around,
    City's stellar midfield,
    the popularity of the Robbo TAA double-up,
    and Laporte's benching

    that City defensive cover is no longer deemed 'essential.'

    Would that be a fair analysis?