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FPL Gameweek 22 – an analysis of the key stats

With the Gameweek 22 deadline nearing, we take our regular look at the vast array of data available to subscribers in our Members’ area and present the eye-catching statistics that could shape Fantasy managers’ transfers this week and beyond.

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  1. Hotdogs for Tea
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 3 Years
    7 days, 21 hours ago

    Alonso & Robbo - the 6th & 7th highest scoreing players in the game at just 6.5 & 6.0 mill original price ... surely they are ‘lock & load’ season keepers with the added security of their great stats too ? Why would anyone sell them ?

    1. Miguel Sanchez
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 2 Years
      7 days, 21 hours ago

      Alonso has gone ten games without attacking returns. I was reluctant but sold the other week.

      1. Hotdogs for Tea
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 3 Years
        7 days, 21 hours ago

        Expect your punishment this week 😉

        1. Miguel Sanchez
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 2 Years
          7 days, 21 hours ago

          Have been for several but even if he does I don't think he'll go on enough of a run of returns to justify his price. Having watched plenty of Chelsea games he does seem to be holding on runs into tge box IMO.

          1. Miguel Sanchez
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 2 Years
            7 days, 21 hours ago

            *holding back

          2. Hotdogs for Tea
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 3 Years
            7 days, 21 hours ago

            The article above - ‘630 touches in the final third for Marcos Alonso (£6.8m) this season, 99 more than any other FPL defender. The Spaniard has been sold by more than 70,000 managers this week (at the time of writing) ahead of a good fixture for Chelsea: Newcastle at Stamford Bridge. Despite having eight attacking returns this season (one goal, seven assists), his last one came in Gameweek 11 – which explains why owners are losing faith. The Magpies have scored just one goal in their last four matches, which bodes well for Alonso’s clean sheet potential in Gameweek 22.’

    2. FC Hakkebøf (Chopped…
      • 1 Year
      7 days, 21 hours ago

      Better value elsewhere

      Taa > Them both in terms of value

      1. Hotdogs for Tea
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 3 Years
        7 days, 21 hours ago

        Really ? Original price divided by points ?

    3. RFCSPACE
      • 3 Years
      7 days, 21 hours ago

      Planning to get rid of Alonso next week for TAA. Better defensive team and good attacking potential. Using the cash to upgrade further up the pitch. Have Robbo too and he's going nowhere

      1. Old Man
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 7 Years
        7 days, 21 hours ago

        this

      2. Hotdogs for Tea
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 3 Years
        7 days, 21 hours ago

        Milner & Gomez say hello 😉

    4. Nomar
      • 9 Years
      7 days, 21 hours ago

      It's not so much Alonso's points though, is it?

      It's the cost of him compared to the rest of your team.

      When you want big hitting mids and attackers then defence is usually the obvious area to cut back in.

      The fact that you'd rarely if ever captain him makes it easier to sacrifice him if you want to fund upgrades elsewhere.

      I've had Alonso but got rid ages ago.

      I've had Robertson since day 1 but am reluctant to ship him, though, so make of that what you will.

      1. Hotdogs for Tea
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 3 Years
        7 days, 20 hours ago

        That doesn’t make sense - your argument for both players should be the same ?

        The big issue is that we end up benching Dinge, AWB, Doherty etc points (I bet not many in here have had all their points) but with Robbo & Alonso we start every time, always get their points and even get the odd clean sheet or haul against the liked of City ... this hidden benefit is rarely considered

        1. Nomar
          • 9 Years
          7 days, 20 hours ago

          As others have said, Liverpool has the better defence, though, and Robertson has been getting a few assists lately whereas Alonso hasn't delivered attacking returns for ages.

          For me it was a case that I could get Doherty or Digne for £2m less at the time and be happy playing them every week.

          I used the 2m to get Hazard back, so depending on your point of view that was either money well spent or wasted.

          1. Hotdogs for Tea
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 3 Years
            7 days, 20 hours ago

            If you actually play Doherty and Digne every week without fail and get their points, don’t bench them against top six teams, don’t use transfers selling them after a few blanks etc., then I totally agree with you 🙂

          2. Hotdogs for Tea
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 3 Years
            7 days, 19 hours ago

            The thing is you say Liverpool have the better defence, Robbo is getting a few assists, no attacking returns from Alonso in 10 games etc ... but Alonso still has more points than Robbo ?

            Liverpool I think only have one more clean sheet than Chelsea, so in FPL terms is their defence that much better ?

    5. Phil's Stamps
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 8 Years
      7 days, 20 hours ago

      I'll stick my neck out and say that -if you got at orginal price (big caveat I know)- the ultimate season-keeper defence is:

      Alonso Robbo TAA Doherty AWB

      1. Hotdogs for Tea
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 3 Years
        7 days, 20 hours ago

        TAA hasn’t started in nearly 25% of the games, but the rest I agree.

    6. Flynniesta
      • 4 Years
      7 days, 19 hours ago

      I bought Alonso for his attacking returns which aren’t happening so downgraded him to Rudiger (should’ve gone side-show Bob) & downgraded Robertson to TAA to fund the purchase of Hazard (wasn’t as happy at doing this move)

  2. RFCSPACE
    • 3 Years
    7 days, 21 hours ago

    Snodgrass to Camarasa for free this week? Would be in the starting 11 this week but also cutting down the cash on my bench

    1. Hotdogs for Tea
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      7 days, 21 hours ago

      Adam Hopcroft
      @ahopcroft13
      Is Camarasa from Cardiff the perfect 5th midfielder?

      On pens ✔
      On set pieces ✔
      Cheap enough to bench ✔
      Good fixtures ✔

      Created 13 chances in last 6 - bettered by only 4 mids

      2 goals & 1 assist in last 5

      1. RFCSPACE
        • 3 Years
        7 days, 21 hours ago

        Thanks. All upside then

      2. Lazaretti
        • 1 Year
        7 days, 21 hours ago

        Is he fit to play?

        1. Old Man
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 7 Years
          7 days, 21 hours ago

          waiting for press conference

        2. Hotdogs for Tea
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 3 Years
          7 days, 21 hours ago

          He was taken off in the last game because he was tired not injured

          https://www.walesonline.co.uk/sport/football/football-news/neil-warnock-reveals-victor-camarasa-15617754

          1. Lazaretti
            • 1 Year
            7 days, 21 hours ago

            OK thank's a lot

    2. Old Man
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 7 Years
      7 days, 21 hours ago

      That's exactly the move I am strongly considering. I'll probably play him too.

      1. Nomar
        • 9 Years
        7 days, 21 hours ago

        Currently have Snodgrass and Camarasa and am playing Cammy.

        1. Old Man
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 7 Years
          7 days, 19 hours ago

          Mmm - correct choice I reckon

    3. Rohirrims
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      7 days, 20 hours ago

      HUD, new, (ars), BOU, sou.

      I'll be playing him in 4 of the next 5 if he remains fit.

    4. Phil's Stamps
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 8 Years
      7 days, 20 hours ago

      This is my next transfer

  3. Podorsky
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 9 Years
    7 days, 21 hours ago

    Will there be a press conference with Pep today. I need an update on Aguero, cannot afford to have him benched.

  4. sentz05
    • 2 Years
    7 days, 21 hours ago

    How does this sound?

    Laca and Snodgrass out

    Rashford and B Silva in

    1. Nomar
      • 9 Years
      7 days, 20 hours ago

      Not for me

      1. Nomar
        • 9 Years
        7 days, 20 hours ago

        Sorry misread it as Auba for some reason.

        Yes, then.

    2. Phil's Stamps
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 8 Years
      7 days, 20 hours ago

      Not B Silva, how about a cheapie like Camarasa or Brooks and use the cash elsewhere.

  5. fridge
    • 7 Years
    7 days, 21 hours ago

    2 FT and 0.7 ITB

    Anything you would do or burn a FT?

    Foster
    AWB. Trent. Digne
    Salah. Hazard. Pogba. Rich. Fanderson
    Kane. Jiminez

    Speroni. Doherty. Kamara. Bednarek

    1. fridge
      • 7 Years
      7 days, 21 hours ago

      I'm tempted by Fanderson and Kamara > Camarasa and Arnie/ Rash/ Zaha

      1. Rohirrims
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 3 Years
        7 days, 21 hours ago

        All work, worst case look at moving speroni to a playing keeper rather than burning?

    2. Nomar
      • 9 Years
      7 days, 21 hours ago

      Fandererson and Rich to Camarasa and San.

      1. Nomar
        • 9 Years
        7 days, 21 hours ago

        ** Sane **

    3. Bavarian
      • 1 Year
      7 days, 21 hours ago

      Speroni > Guaita

      1. Tsparkes10
        7 days, 20 hours ago

        This.

  6. Bavarian
    • 1 Year
    7 days, 21 hours ago

    If you own Guaita, would you still play AWB? or Jimenez ??

    1. Nomar
      • 9 Years
      7 days, 21 hours ago

      AWB

  7. Rohirrims
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 3 Years
    7 days, 21 hours ago

    GTG

    Fabianski
    Alonso - TAA - AWB
    Brooks - Salah - Sterling (C) - Pogba - Camarasa
    Jimenez - Kane

    Patricio - Ings - Holebas - Doherty
    1 FT; 0.7 ITB

  8. Ahmed Adam
    • 1 Year
    7 days, 21 hours ago

    Captain ?
    1) Salah
    2) Kane
    3) Hazard

    1. Bavarian
      • 1 Year
      7 days, 21 hours ago

      Salah

    2. Tsparkes10
      7 days, 20 hours ago

      Salah

    3. Nomar
      • 9 Years
      7 days, 20 hours ago

      I'm gambling on Hazard at home.

  9. Eytexi
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    7 days, 20 hours ago

    Bit of a boring one:
    Camarasa or McNeil?

    1. Tsparkes10
      7 days, 20 hours ago

      Cam

    2. Bavarian
      • 1 Year
      7 days, 20 hours ago

      Camarasa

  10. Tsparkes10
    7 days, 20 hours ago

    1 FT 1.3 itb
    Fab
    Digne Alonso TAA
    Haz Sane Rich Anderson Pererya Kane Rash
    (Button, AWB, Jimi, Doh)

    A) Save FT or Pererya to Cama
    B) Capt Haz or Sane?

    1. Bavarian
      • 1 Year
      7 days, 20 hours ago

      Save and Haz

      1. Tsparkes10
        7 days, 20 hours ago

        Cheers. Finding hard to capt Haz especially after I did last gw and he blanked... may be a last minute decision

        1. Nomar
          • 9 Years
          7 days, 20 hours ago

          Yes but Hazard is likely to haul again, it's unlikely he's suddenly going to turn into a dud overnight.

          Got to have faith.

    2. Tambling5
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      7 days, 20 hours ago

      Save and Kane for captain: no evidence United defence is any better yet against a good team.

      1. Tsparkes10
        7 days, 20 hours ago

        True but feel he may play further back and Son forward... also pens unlikely against United ;). Something tells me Sane

  11. Tambling5
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    7 days, 20 hours ago

    Wildcard team currently
    Ether, Button
    Robbo, TAA, AWB, (Bednarak, Bennett)
    Salah(c), Rich, Fraser, Son, (McNeil)
    Kane, Aguero, Rashford
    0.6 itb
    Son for other Spurs mid next week

    Any thoughts? Happy with defence but not sure of midfield/forward balance.
    Keen to have Spurs, Liverpool, as good fixtures. Thanks

    1. Tsparkes10
      7 days, 20 hours ago

      Like it a lot tbh

    2. Hakim Ziyech
      7 days, 20 hours ago

      Looks good to me

  12. Tsparkes10
    7 days, 20 hours ago

    Which do you prefer for next gw?

    A) Alonso, Pererya, Anderson > Bednarek, Salah, Luncheon

    B) Haz, Anderson, Fab > Salah, Cam, Lloris

  13. saurabh.06
    • 4 Years
    7 days, 20 hours ago

    Play 1
    A. Rashford
    B. Camarasa

    Thanks

  14. Hakim Ziyech
    7 days, 20 hours ago

    @PieterKe30. Can you kindly reply me buddy!

    1. Pieterke30
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 2 Years
      7 days, 20 hours ago

      Reply to what mate?
      What question?

  15. teriyaki 69
    • 1 Year
    7 days, 20 hours ago

    Got rid of son and robbo for -4. We all know this will blow up on my face.

    1. TerryVenables
      • 2 Years
      3 days, 15 hours ago

      Robbo?

  16. Ahmed Adam
    • 1 Year
    7 days, 19 hours ago

    Which one do you Recommend to include in wildcard Team

    1) Kane
    2) Aube

    I have Sane , Salah and hazard

    1. RamaJama
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 6 Years
      7 days, 18 hours ago

      2 long term

  17. Gamer18
    7 days, 14 hours ago

    Going into Week 1 of Last Man Standing who should I pick? Comment below

  18. gelisiguzel
    3 days, 16 hours ago

    WC with 2.4 cash in the bank.

    Lloris
    Shaw- TAA- Doherty
    Pogba-sane-salah-Bilva
    Kane-Rashford-Jiminez

    Subs: Guaita- gunnarson- Luiz- AWB

    any suggestions? especially if kane is out?

  19. TerryVenables
    • 2 Years
    3 days, 15 hours ago

    Would you take a hit to remove TAA to avoid losing team value?
    Had Digne on the bench this week so he doesn’t need replacing.