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FPL Question Time – Planning for future Blank and Double Gameweeks

With Double Gameweek 25 yet to conclude on Wednesday night, Fantasy Premier League managers are thinking more long-term this week.

The latest edition of Question Time sees us discuss the future Blank and Double Gameweeks, and the best strategies for planning for them.

That includes how we can use our free transfers to get us through the period which contains Blank Gameweek 27 and Blank Gameweek 31, as well as when to use the chips.

We’ve also looked at what goalkeepers can help Fantasy managers out, with very few obvious candidates right now, with Eden Hazard (£10.9m) also discussed.

Who’s on the panel this week?

Joe – A long-time contributor to these pages, Scoutcaster and host of our Meet the Manager video series. Joe came into Gameweek 25 ranked 10,185 in the world and has seven top 10k finishes to his name already, one of which was an OR of 840 in 2013/14.

WGTA Nick – One half of the double act that is Who Got the Assist?, the popular website, podcast and Twitter account.

FPL Family – Lee and Sam are the well-known married couple who play Fantasy football together and run a YouTube channel documenting their thoughts. They have appeared on the Official FPL show this season, most recently as last Thursday. We’ve got Lee this time!

Question 1 – Joe

Vankush: The fear of Blank Gameweek 31 is hindering me getting in players in the run-up to it. When is it best to start thinking about the dreaded blanks and which players will form the core?

Joe: “Be aware of the upcoming Blank and Double Gameweeks from here on in, but don’t start the detailed planning until shortly before the Gameweek 27 deadline.

“That’s when FA Cup fifth round matches will be completed and we will know all those who will face a Blank in Gameweek 31 and those to likely miss out in Gameweek 33.

“From that point, we can start planning which of our remaining chips we use to navigate those Gameweeks and the Double fixtures, which are likely to be scheduled in Gameweeks 32 and 35.

“Until then be flexible and give yourself options around chip use by investing in good players from teams that play in Gameweek 31 and those that could miss a fixture.

“There are eight teams that definitely play then: West Ham, Huddersfield, Bournemouth, Newcastle, Burnley, Leicester, Fulham and Liverpool.

Of those Liverpool have an abundance of options. If you haven’t already doubled up Mohamed Salah with either Sadio Mane or Roberto Firmino that is a move I’d recommend. A Reds defender also looks a must. With Bournemouth, Watford and Burnley at home before Gameweek 31 tripling up could pay off handsomely.

“From Gameweek 30 Bournemouth have superb fixtures and look an ideal source of value players with Josh King and Ryan Fraser perhaps the key options.

“An attacking Leicester defender such as Ricardo Pereira or Ben Chilwell also look strong from Gameweek 27 onwards, when they face Crystal Palace, Brighton and Fulham at home ahead of their Gameweek 31 visit to Burnley.

“By focusing on a handful of these players you give yourself the luxury of being able to also invest in some key players who are likely to miss out in Gameweek 31.

“With Fulham, Crystal Palace and Southampton in their next four, Manchester United’s Paul Pogba and Marcus Rashford look great options to get in.

“Similarly, with Leicester, Burnley and Southampton over Spurs’ next five I see Son Heung-min as an important player to own.

“Above all be flexible so that when Blank and Double Gameweek details emerge you will be in the best position possible.”

Question 2 – Nick

Rash: Going off the information we have so far, what is the optimum chip strategy if you hold a Wildcard, Free Hit, Triple Captain and Bench Boost?

Nick: “With all the chips intact, I would set out my team to ensure that I have coverage in both the upcoming Blank Gameweeks (27 and 31), looking at the likes of Liverpool, Bournemouth and Leicester as examples of teams which we know are going to play.”

“The first big Double looks set for Gameweek 32, so this would be a great moment to Wildcard, in my opinion.

“However, there is a blank in Gameweek 33 so that is perhaps the time to use the Free Hit, so you don’t have to shift things too much for the next Double in Gameweek 35, which looks good for the Bench Boost.

“It is worth mentioning that Chelsea may also have another Double at some point which might present itself as a good opportunity to use the Triple Captain chip if you haven’t used it already.”

Question 3 – FPL Family

FPL Virgin: For those of us with a less-than-enviable rank, is it time to start hitting the differentials yet?

Lee: “While I don’t think the panic button should be hit just yet, it could well be time to start looking closer at the TSB percentages.

“If, after all your analysis, you simply can’t decide between two players for your transfer in this week, then go with the player that has the lowest ownership.

“Your risk profile also plays a part here – just how ‘differential’ do you want to be? For some, it might be Triple Captain Crouch time, but for most it will be a calculated risk.

“West Ham, for example, have some great fixtures coming up over the next half a dozen Gameweeks, yet Felipe Anderson is owned by only 12.2% of FPL managers at time of writing.

“Many indeed, have elected to sell the Brazilian which, given his form, seems a sensible decision – yet his encouraging display against Liverpool in Gameweek 25 might suggest that we are about to hit another streak of form.

“As ever, getting on a form player early is going to be key, differentials tend only to be differentials for a week or two in FPL, before the masses pile in.

“Taking early, calculated gambles on players with decent looking fixtures should help FPL managers recover their Overall Ranks – but seriously, Triple-Captain Peter Crouch!”

Question 4 – Joe

Rahmat Aziz: Apart from Ryan (as I already have Duffy), what Goalkeeper is best to replace Ederson after Double Gameweek 25?

Joe: “The easy answer is to spend a little more and get the game’s highest-scoring goalkeeper Liverpool’s Allison, who is guaranteed to play every week as the Reds have no blank fixtures.

“But if you want to spend less then make sure you keep a close eye on fixtures as well as save and bonus point potential.

“In terms of fixtures, Gameweeks 26 through to Gameweek 33 is a good section to look at as it will take many Fantasy managers up to the likely deployment of their second Wildcard.

Leicester, Newcastle, Huddersfield, West Ham, Crystal Palace and Burnley look the best bets for clean sheets, aside from Brighton, over that run.

“Of those, Eagles number one Vicente Guaita looks the stand-out pick, in terms of value and having accrued four shut-outs in the eight starts since he took the number one jersey from Wayne Hennessey in Gameweek 17.

“Guaita has also notched save points on four occasions, helping him to earn two bonus against Cardiff in Gameweek 19. But with a possible blank in Gameweek 31, it may pay to ensure you have a playing second goalkeeper to cover him then.

“Another option I like is Watford’s Ben Foster, who offers clean sheet potential against Everton, Cardiff, Leicester, Southampton and Fulham and the chance of save points against Liverpool and the two Manchester clubs up to and including Gameweek 33.

“Over the last six matches, Foster was joint top for saves (27) alongside Manchester United’s David De Gea and has kept two clean sheets. Also in Foster’s favour is his collection of bonus points on five occasions across the campaign.

“Be aware though he may also miss Gameweek 31 due to FA Cup postponements.

“A final option to mention is Burnley’s Tom Heaton, who only faces two tough games over his next ten matches and is guaranteed a fixture in Gameweek 31. Since he became a regular starter in Gameweek 20 he has earned two shut-outs, save points on four occasions and three bonus points.

Question 5 – Nick

Greg: Hazard did well against Huddersfield but his next three look tough. Do I sell him to raise some much-needed funds and switch the team up?

Nick: “I no longer own Hazard so would recommend you keep as he is clearly going to haul big!

“Joking aside, I can understand the logic behind wanting to sell Hazard. Their fixtures in the next three Gameweeks are Manchester City, Blank and Spurs, so it is worth considering some of the options out there.

“The likes of Son and Pogba are looking like key assets to own so if you don’t have them already I would be making space for them and freeing up some cash in the process.

“Son has seven goals in as many games and has really stepped up as the Spurs talisman in Kane’s absence.

“Pogba is now matching Salah for shots on target across the whole season, nobody has more than their 39 each. Manchester United have Fulham up next who have conceded the most goals in the league with 55, so Pogba definitely a player I would recommend in the midfield if you don’t already own him.”

Question 6 – Family

Rigid Digit: Who are the viable third strikers? Ings is proving fragile and I’m not convinced by Deeney, so I’m considering Rondon. Any other options in the £6.0m or less bracket worth a look?

Lee: “Danny Ings just can’t stay fit can he? I feel for him as he was just starting to make that forward spot in Hassenhüttl’s team his own – and the Saints themselves are showing some good form.

“Both Deeney and Rondon are viable alternatives, with the Venezuelan my preferred option here – Newcastle have some excellent looking fixtures coming up, including Huddersfield, Burnley and Everton at home in the next five Gameweeks.

“Outside of those two, it’s slim pickings. Harry Kane has been pictured doing some light training in Dubai, with some media outlets reporting he could be back as soon as the Dortmund game in the Champions League on 13th February – so you would think that puts an end to Fernando Llorente’s brief spell as an FPL option up top for Spurs.

“Ashley Barnes remains a steady, if slightly underwhelming pick for Burnley. Only one double-digit haul for Barnes across the whole season (back in Gameweek 6), but goals more recently against Arsenal, Man Utd and Southampton keeps him ticking over – so at £5.6m, you can’t complain.

“You could also go ultra-cheap with Peter Crouch or Dom Solanke, who will see the odd minute or two, the latter maybe more so while Callum Wilson is injured – but I would encourage you to keep your expectations low with those two.

“If you can find a bit more cash down the back of the sofa, West Ham’s Chicarito is only £6.1m and a decent value option which Arnautovic remains sidelined. Michy Batshuayi also joined Palace on transfer deadline day and was very kindly priced in my opinion at £6.5m, he came on for eight minutes in his debut last GW and picked up an assist against Fulham.

“I foresee a lot of game time for the Belgian between now and the end of the season, which could see him make a mockery of that price tag.”

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1,356 Comments Post a Comment
  1. Gringo Kid
      1 month, 11 days ago

      Shrewsbury 1-1

      Lets hope that Wolves wont qualify for the next stage

      1. THFC4LIFE
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 2 Years
        1 month, 11 days ago

        I want all the prem teams to qualify for maximum blank/double carnage

        1. To Mee To You
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 4 Years
          1 month, 11 days ago

          TM you're in my h2h league and scored 109 points so far but are way down the ranks. Then I see you're also high up the ranks with another team but not doing so well this week with that team. I guess one is for fun eh?

      2. TorresMagic™
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • Has Moderation Rights
        • 9 Years
        1 month, 11 days ago

        Just makes FPL too easy.

        1. To Mee To You
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 4 Years
          1 month, 11 days ago

          TM you're in my h2h league and scored 109 points so far but are way down the ranks. Then I see you're also high up the ranks with another team but not doing so well this week with that team. I guess one is for fun eh?

      3. Team Cruel
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 3 Years
        1 month, 11 days ago

        Casual

        1. b82rz
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          1 month, 11 days ago

          Bellend

      4. Numb
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 4 Years
        1 month, 11 days ago

        That would make the blanks / doubles a bit of a non event.

      5. Dosh
        • 5 Years
        1 month, 11 days ago

        If Wolves don't qualify, I am wilcarding this week!

    • Backin99
        1 month, 11 days ago

        Sorry, bottomed.

        Any advice on this team moving forward? 1ft, 0itb . Should I hold ft and then next GW do Kamara & Alonso --> Murray & Duffy or something like that? Was expecting to use Lovren last two GWs but still injured apparently.

        Patrício
        Shaw / Alonso / Peltier
        Hazard / Salah / Pogba / Sané / Son
        Jiménez / Rashford

        Subs: Button, Lovren, Wan-Bissaka, Kamara

        1. Random Name
          • 3 Years
          1 month, 11 days ago

          moving forward, has that midfield focus been working for you?

          I was trying to work out how you can afford that midfield then i looked at your defense and attack and lack of players like aguero and auba at this stage of the season

        2. Freddiebell
          • 2 Years
          1 month, 11 days ago

          I have sane myself and wondering does he play against Chelsea the weekend if he starts against Everton tomorrow ? I don't think so.

      • abaalan
        • 2 Years
        1 month, 11 days ago

        Any thought on lacazette over auba for arsenal's nice next 3 fixtures?

        1. Random Name
          • 3 Years
          1 month, 11 days ago

          100% Get Laca in

          1. Old Man
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 7 Years
            1 month, 11 days ago

            There we might agree - I need the extra 2 million, but he's let me down already this season.

            1. Random Name
              • 3 Years
              1 month, 11 days ago

              huddersfield, southampton, bournemouth - gotta fancy Lacazette to get some goals there + save that 2 million like you said.

              He's had rough patches yeah but these games favour him

        2. Backin99
            1 month, 11 days ago

            If money is of no concern, I'd pick Auba. Laca could be nice differential though at under 7% I think

          • SMEE_HEEE
            • 1 Year
            1 month, 11 days ago

            was thinking about it this morning

            I have Kun, Rash, Firmino

            I'm actually considering Firmino to Laca. Would probably do it if it wasn't for BGW 31/33 and the City blank in 27

          • Revival
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 6 Years
            1 month, 11 days ago

            Depends on if you considering captaining an Arsenal player in the next 3. I would much prefer having Auba captain than Laca. Auba on penalties is also a factor.

        3. Syd.
          • 9 Years
          1 month, 11 days ago

          I am now getting screw fix ad's

          A bit better than the one's trying to fix you up with a screw

          1. Numb
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 4 Years
            1 month, 11 days ago

            You must have been googling DIY type stuff. Instead of whatever you are normally googling.

            1. Syd.
              • 9 Years
              1 month, 11 days ago

              I was looking for something that would get rid of moles

              1. Adam West - Team Serbia for…
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 8 Years
                1 month, 11 days ago

                That's gas I was looking for something to get rid of rats

          2. SMEE_HEEE
            • 1 Year
            1 month, 11 days ago

            🙂

            screw or old shrew?

        4. Arn De Gothia
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 8 Years
          1 month, 11 days ago

          Im almost happy with my team, did Richarlison -> Son on FT

          Would you do Kun -> Auba for -4?

          Fabianski (Button)

          Robbo / Doherty / AWB / (Shaw / Peltier)

          Salah(c) / Haz / Son / Pogba (Ward-Prowse)

          Jimi / Aguero / Rash

          0,3 itb 0FT

          Thanks

          1. dunas_dog
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 3 Years
            1 month, 11 days ago

            Not for hit - wait a week

            1. Arn De Gothia
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 8 Years
              1 month, 11 days ago

              i think i try, thanks

        5. Ginkapo FPL
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 7 Years
          1 month, 11 days ago

          Brentford are diving for penalties again.

          1. Giggs Boson
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 7 Years
            1 month, 11 days ago

            2-0 You guys are screwed.

            1. Ginkapo FPL
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 7 Years
              1 month, 11 days ago

              Still waiting for Ollie Watkins to handle the ball in his own box. Its the least he can do.

        6. SMEE_HEEE
          • 1 Year
          1 month, 11 days ago

          Gonzalo price rising.

          next 2 fixtures = worst possible: City away and blank

          Filthy casuals

          1. Mo Mané Mo Problems
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 4 Years
            1 month, 11 days ago

            He’ll probably score a brace.

            Then Auba will blank and ITK will claim he is injured and going to miss GW27. The filthy casuals will be blissfully unaware and bring him in as part of a -8. They’ll captain and he’ll score a hatty.

            This is how FPL works now.

        7. Numb
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 4 Years
          1 month, 11 days ago

          Anyone concerned by Poch's latest comments re Son?

          "Sonny is like a battery that you have - you work, work, work until the battery is gone," said Pochettino. "He is like this. He gives you everything and when he is exhausted he says he needs to rest. On the pitch he is always 100 per cent in every action."

          https://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/47011454

          1. diesel001
            • 2 Years
            1 month, 11 days ago

            The battery will be recharged after a week off.

            1. Numb
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 4 Years
              1 month, 11 days ago

              Could be

              1. Here's Tom with the We…
                • 7 Years
                1 month, 11 days ago

                Still won’t put me off getting him.

          2. dunas_dog
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 3 Years
            1 month, 11 days ago

            All good as has week to recharge

          3. andrewe63
            • 7 Years
            1 month, 11 days ago

            Yes.

            Said it meself although I believe he could have his minutes limited if not cut down radically.

            Others have posited that pocc will limit him against Dortmund, something i disagree with.

            No way of knowing though.

          4. Syd.
            • 9 Years
            1 month, 11 days ago

            He will start 100%

            1 game then a 10 day rest as Spurs are out of the FA Cup

          5. Random Name
            • 3 Years
            1 month, 11 days ago

            can't take metaphors too seriously lad. Also, this could be a saying in spanish with doesn't come out quite the same in english or something

        8. Team Cruel
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 3 Years
          1 month, 11 days ago

          Watching Boro, George Friend looks a proper talent. First name on my team sheet if they get promoted.

          1. Giggs Boson
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 7 Years
            1 month, 11 days ago

            De ja vu

            1. Flapjack ✅
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 6 Years
              1 month, 11 days ago

              Yep. This was a popular one.

              Just like we didn’t think of Doherty, we all wanted Douglas!

            2. badgerboy (Howe to Train Yo…
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 3 Years
              1 month, 11 days ago

              Yep, like going through a time warp.

          2. Syd.
            • 9 Years
            1 month, 11 days ago

            Suppose then you can at least say that you have one friend 😉

        9. fedolefan
          • 4 Years
          1 month, 11 days ago

          Nearly played Jonny again this week after all the 0s. Another timely reminder. Thanks Shrewsbury.

        10. Freddiebell
          • 2 Years
          1 month, 11 days ago

          Need help guys. Been mulling over this for 2 days now and still can't decide.
          Play 3 from these four
          Awb/ Bennett/ vvd/ Holebas/ ?

        11. Top Lad Dakes.
          • 2 Years
          1 month, 11 days ago

          Bloody Doherty, scores in cups but not the league anymore!!!

        12. Top Lad Dakes.
          • 2 Years
          1 month, 11 days ago

          When do you all plan to use FH and why? Or should I say, if doing it in a BGW then 31 or 33 and why?

          Preferably if you have all chips left (or WC at least) as then we’re in the same position

          1. Ron_Swanson
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 8 Years
            1 month, 11 days ago

            did you read the article? some good views and ideas in there

        13. Flapjack ✅
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 6 Years
          1 month, 11 days ago

          Shrews 2-1

        14. tambourineman
          • 4 Years
          1 month, 11 days ago

          Wolves 1-2 Shrewsbury

        15. Pras United
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 7 Years
          1 month, 11 days ago

          Woohoo

          1. Pras United
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 7 Years
            1 month, 11 days ago

            Hooold Shrewsbury

        16. Jᴀʀᴠish
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 4 Years
          1 month, 11 days ago

          Ugh casuals winning again

          1. Mo Mané Mo Problems
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 4 Years
            1 month, 11 days ago

            I’m such a filthy casual.

            If you can’t beat em, join em.

          2. Flapjack ✅
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 6 Years
            1 month, 11 days ago

            The whole casual thing is overblown.

            Guy at my work is a prime example. He does differential moves all the time. Has no idea of TV etc but realised how and when to use chips etc the advantage is so slim despite what we think.

            Gone are the days that all of us on FFS finish top 5k

            1. Old Man
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 7 Years
              1 month, 11 days ago

              This is so true, The very best of FFS will nearly always do well but the rest of us mortals ..........

              1. Flapjack ✅
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 6 Years
                1 month, 11 days ago

                The games just got a lot harder.

                The scoutcast was the only podcast, this was the only website. Now there’s 100 podcasts, twitter, Reddit, YouTube and FPL give a lot more info out.

                I suppose it’s more fun 🙂

        17. Mind över Mata
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 7 Years
          1 month, 11 days ago

          Best move here?

          A) Aguero -> Auba
          B) Sterling -> Son
          C) A and B (-4)
          D) Aguero and Rich -> Laca and Son (-4)

          1. dunas_dog
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 3 Years
            1 month, 11 days ago

            B and A next week

          2. ZeBestee
            • 4 Years
            1 month, 11 days ago

            C

        18. diesel001
          • 2 Years
          1 month, 11 days ago

          Still not convinced that Wolves want to win this tie. Owned by Fosun who probably don't give a fig about the FA Cup.

          1. Pras United
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 7 Years
            1 month, 11 days ago

            They do give a fig about prize money though

            1. Mo Mané Mo Problems
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 4 Years
              1 month, 11 days ago

              Prize money is pretty minimal.

              Bristol City is a tough away tie. If they’d got a home 5th round I think they’d have gone for it a bit more.

            2. diesel001
              • 2 Years
              1 month, 11 days ago

              FA Cup prize money doesn't get good for PL teams unless you are a losing semi-finalist. Much better off getting up one place in the PL than winning a fourth round tie.

              Different story for League One and below - TV money and FA Cup money for every round from the third round onwards is worth a lot to them.

              1. diesel001
                • 2 Years
                1 month, 11 days ago

                Each PL place is worth an extra £2m.

                To get £2m in the FA Cup you have to lose in the SF at worst.

                The prize money gets good when you get to the SF. Winning a SF gets you £1.8m. You are then guaranteed a further £1.8m for being a runner up (i.e. £3.6m total). The overall winner gets £3.6m for winning in the Final (on top of the £1.8m for winning in the SF).

        19. Guti14
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 5 Years
          1 month, 11 days ago

          'Sane is safest dgw pick'

          Aguero not in scout squad.

          Don't trust the 'experts', go with your gut!

          1. arndff_
            • 7 Years
            1 month, 11 days ago

            Okay

          2. Ron_Swanson
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 8 Years
            1 month, 11 days ago

            move on fella

        20. Ian Davis
          • 9 Years
          1 month, 11 days ago

          Which 3 to pick for this gameweek?

          A) Digne (Watford)
          B) Lindelof (Fulham)
          C) Dunk (BURNLEY)
          D) AWB (WEST HAM)
          E) Bednarek ( CARDIFF)

          1. arndff_
            • 7 Years
            1 month, 11 days ago

            CDE

          2. dunas_dog
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 3 Years
            1 month, 11 days ago

            ABC

        21. Bossworld
            1 month, 11 days ago

            No idea what to prioritise. Sat out the price changes so far this week but over the next two weeks, I want to use my transfers (and one hit) to go

            B Silva, Sane, Aguero > Son, F Anderson, Aubameyang.

            But trying to figure out who to drop and when is rather challenging =)

            1. arndff_
              • 7 Years
              1 month, 11 days ago

              Aguero is a good option against Chelsea IMO.

              I'd say: BSilva > Son (if you have some extra cash) or Sane > Son.

              1. Bossworld
                  1 month, 11 days ago

                  If Gabriel Jesus didn't exist, I'd share your confidence. I guess we'll see how the land lies after tomorrow night, but the thought of prioritising Aguero against Chelsea, instead of Auba against Hudds seems mad, even though it's probably the right thing to do.

              2. Revival
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 6 Years
                1 month, 11 days ago

                Sane > Son this gameweek. Keep Aguero one more week

                1. arndff_
                  • 7 Years
                  1 month, 11 days ago

                  Another mad man here. Holla!

            2. KingOllie
              • 3 Years
              1 month, 11 days ago

              Time to add Jota to the raul/doherty double

              1. arndff_
                • 7 Years
                1 month, 11 days ago

                Triple up on WOL is too much IMO.

                Happy with Doherty & Jimenez. Not interested in Jota.

                1. Ron_Swanson
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  • 8 Years
                  1 month, 11 days ago

                  I have the triple with Bennett as a good bench player

                  1. arndff_
                    • 7 Years
                    1 month, 11 days ago

                    Prefer AWB/Bednarek tbh.

              2. Nose for baps
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 1 Year
                1 month, 11 days ago

                Because they are losing atm?

                1. Nose for baps
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  • 1 Year
                  1 month, 11 days ago

                  I had Rui as 1st gk, now he is my 2nd.

            3. barters
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              1 month, 11 days ago

              Am I being stupid? Surely Spurs are guaranteed to play on GW31 as they are out the FA Cup?

              1. arndff_
                • 7 Years
                1 month, 11 days ago

                If Palace beat Doncaster, Spurs will blank because Palace won't be able to play in BGW31.

                Source: https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/18r08-Z5lot760c2k1B380OCnNHXLRnNH31YWagB4Oas/htmlview?sle=true#

                /BenCrellin

              2. Pierce34
                • 3 Years
                1 month, 11 days ago

                I don't want to say 'yes', but... their opponents in GW31 though are still in the FA Cup 😉

              3. Syd.
                • 9 Years
                1 month, 11 days ago

                Yes as their opponents that day Crystal Palace could still be in the FA Cup

              4. Marko1985
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 3 Years
                1 month, 11 days ago

                No because their fixture for gameweek 31 is palace and they are still in

              5. barters
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                1 month, 11 days ago

                Thanks all.

                Knew I was stupid!

                1. arndff_
                  • 7 Years
                  1 month, 11 days ago

                  Just misinformed. 🙂

            4. The_Fish
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              1 month, 11 days ago

              A) Rich and Aguero -> Son and Laca for -4
              B) Rich and Ederson -> Son and Boruc for -4
              C) Rich, Aguero and Ederson -> Son, Auba and Boruc for -8

              1. arndff_
                • 7 Years
                1 month, 11 days ago

                Don't you think that -8 is too much?

                1. The_Fish
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  1 month, 11 days ago

                  Yes, I do. I'm having a strong week though, on 82 with TC Sterling, Ederson, Aguero and Rich to play.

                  The -4 to bring Son in is surely paying off over the next couple of weeks, and then it's Auba or Laca.

                  1. arndff_
                    • 7 Years
                    1 month, 11 days ago

                    Auba for me but -8 looks too much.

            5. Gringo Kid
                1 month, 11 days ago

                Wolves 2-2, will survive again

                1. tambourineman
                  • 4 Years
                  1 month, 11 days ago

                  Doherty again

                2. Gringo Kid
                    1 month, 11 days ago

                    Doherty brace

                  • Flapjack ✅
                    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                    • 6 Years
                    1 month, 11 days ago

                    I mainly just don’t want a replay

                    1. Flapjack ✅
                      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                      • 6 Years
                      1 month, 11 days ago

                      Or are there no replays now ?

                    2. Mo Mané Mo Problems
                      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                      • 4 Years
                      1 month, 11 days ago

                      Of the replay?

                      1. Flapjack ✅
                        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                        • 6 Years
                        1 month, 11 days ago

                        Oh god LOLZ

                      2. Gringo Kid
                          1 month, 11 days ago

                          No replays anymore, tonight we'll get a winner

                  • Monkey Hanger
                    • 5 Years
                    1 month, 11 days ago

                    Will Wolves tame the Shrews?

                  • Giggs Boson
                    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                    • 7 Years
                    1 month, 11 days ago

                    Nuno will keep him on for a hattrick now 😛

                  • Pierce34
                    • 3 Years
                    1 month, 11 days ago

                    For god's sake Doherty, why don't you save these for the league?

                    1. Flapjack ✅
                      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                      • 6 Years
                      1 month, 11 days ago

                      Lol this guy is insane.

                      He was 4.4 mill

                      This has been the season of value budget picks and heavy hitters

                  • Revival
                    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                    • 6 Years
                    1 month, 11 days ago

                    Kun's home record alone is reason enough not to sell him this gamweek

                    1. DantheManinaPan
                      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                      • 5 Years
                      1 month, 11 days ago

                      I had planned Aguero to Auba but think I might wait a week and do Sane to Mane first

                      1. Dele
                        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                        • 2 Years
                        1 month, 11 days ago

                        This