Scout Notes

Salah back to his best as Liverpool get much-needed clean sheet

Liverpool ruthlessly capitalised on their opportunity to get back to winning ways with a 3-0 drubbing of Bournemouth on Saturday.

After huffing and puffing against Leicester and West Ham, Jurgen Klopp’s men completely dominated the Cherries at Anfield.

They created five big chances to their opponents’ zero and had more than double the number of shots in the penalty box too.

The impact of that result on our Fantasy Premier League squads is the focus of this latest Scout Notes article.

Liverpool 3-0 Bournemouth

Goals: Sadio Mané (£9.6m), Georginio Wijnaldum (£5.5m), Mohamed Salah (£13.6m)

Assists: James Milner (£5.6m), Andrew Robertson (£6.8m), Roberto Firmino (£9.3m)

Mohamed Salah (£13.6m) was comfortably the best player in Liverpool’s 3-0 win over Bournemouth and arguably should have registered more than his eight-point haul. The Egyptian topped the game for total goal attempts, recording more than double any other player at Anfield, also having the most shots in the box and efforts on target too. Furthermore, Salah was second for chances created. Those sorts of numbers will be great news to any Fantasy managers who had been worried by Salah’s recent form, after two consecutive blanks in Gameweeks 24 and 25.

The fact that he did not capitalise on all of his chances and do enough to secure a double-figure haul is, of course, a little frustrating, especially with captaincy rival Paul Pogba (£8.8m) scoring 16 points. However, seeing Salah perform so well in open play for the first time in several weeks provides encouragement for the future, even if it’s a trip to Manchester United up next.

“The performance was brilliant. He was pretty much undefendable. It was an outstanding game; it was just exactly the football he is able to play and what we want him to play. Very, very involved in all the things, not only in the scoring moments, in the build-up situations as well. Sometimes dropping a bit, not really deep but in the half-spaces, staying wide and all that stuff. That’s exactly how he has to play and he did it in an outstanding manner.” – Jurgen Klopp

While Salah was the clear star of the show, Sadio Mané (£9.6m) continues to offer potential as a cheaper alternative. He was the one to open the scoring for Liverpool and has now netted in four consecutive Premier League matches. Coming into the Saturday afternoon encounter, the Senegalese international had been outperforming Salah for shots in the box and efforts on target in the four previous matches, hence the serious interest in his signature of late. That said, Salah was the clear winner statistically against Bournemouth.

“The front three were brilliant all day. Some of their link-up play was impossible to defend: the movement, the understanding, the one-touch play. Probably the only disappointing thing is we didn’t score more. But we’re pleased to get a clean sheet and to get the three points was the main thing, obviously.” – James Milner

Roberto Firmino (£9.3m) also reminded Fantasy managers what he is capable of as he provided the assist for Salah’s only goal of the game. Driving into the penalty box, his perfectly-timed back-heel set up the Egyptian for his cool finish. It was Firmino’s first attacking return since Gameweek 23, although he does still have six in his last eight. Crucially, the Brazilian was level with Mané for shots in the box but was more accurate, while no player created more chances in the match than him. That means Firmino should still be on our radar as a potential attacking double-up with Salah when a Liverpool triple-up looks important in the future Blank Gameweeks.

“I don’t think you’ll find a lot of players who do what Bobby did in that moment. Most of them would try to shoot and get blocked, but he did that little, little pass and then Mo is obviously a pretty cool finisher.” – Jurgen Klopp

As well as a welcome return to the ruthless attacking football for which Liverpool are known, there was also a first clean sheet since Gameweek 22. After three matches without one, the shutout was fairly routinely secured against a Bournemouth side that had scored three times in their seven away matches prior to this one. Andrew Robertson (£6.8m) was the main beneficiary as he was able to combine the clean sheet with a seventh assist of the season and one bonus for a nine-point haul.

Liverpool defensive options should firmly re-establish themselves as important assets moving forward, especially with Trent Alexander-Arnold (£5.2m) making his much-awaited return from injury. He featured as a 77th-minute substitute.

“Trent trained twice after four weeks out and it was good that we could bring him [on]. You could see immediately what a fantastic player he is.” – Jurgen Klopp

The entire Liverpool performance was impressive considering some of the problems the squad had in the build-up to the game. Georginio Wijnaldum (£5.5m), the scorer of the second goal, had illness issues in the week, as did James Milner (£5.6m).

“We had difficulties before the West Ham game, with Hendo out, Gini out, Millie was not in the team hotel because he was ill but he played. We didn’t perform that well and people were talking about him. Last night, Gini was not in the team hotel because he had pretty much everything you don’t want to have the night or two nights before a game. That’s the news you get in the morning before the last session of the week. Then, after another couple of hours’ sleep he said he felt really good and he thought he could play. But the doc said he is still infectious, so stay away. So I was only concerned today when he scored a goal and everybody gave him a hug, to be honest!” – Jurgen Klopp

For anyone worried about the adverse effects of the illness within the group, or any injuries, there is now a period of 14 days between now and Liverpool’s next Premier League match. They host Bayern Munich on Tuesday night but their elimination from the FA Cup means they have no fixture next weekend, before returning to action against Manchester United in Gameweek 27 on February 24.

“I think [it will] for everyone. We are having one of those runs in the season where we have got little niggles, little injuries, illnesses and disruption to the team a couple of days before, it has been the last few games really. Hopefully, we can rest up and get everyone back fit. It was good to see Trent back, Hendo was on the bench if needed. That’s good and hopefully, a few more can come back in the next 10 days, refresh and go again.” – James Milner

Bournemouth continue to look decidedly ordinary on the road, compounded by the ongoing absences of Callum Wilson (£6.3m) and David Brooks (£5.0m). They were also hit by a thigh problem for Junior Stanislas (£6.0m) while Charlie Daniels (£4.1m) missed the game through personal reasons.

“We had Callum Wilson, David Brooks, Charlie Daniels, Nathaniel Clyne and Junior Stanislas are huge players for us. Since Christmas, we can add Lewis Cook and Simon Francis to that list, but there’s no other solution, we have to keep fighting. My philosophy is to look at ourselves first and that includes who we have available.” – Eddie Howe

The Cherries were restricted to just 33% possession at Anfield had just two efforts on target all afternoon. They certainly look like a team to largely avoid in the near future with Wolves (home), Arsenal (away) and Manchester City (home) their next three opponents.

Liverpool XI (4-3-3): Alisson; Robertson, van Dijk, Matip, Milner; Keita, Fabinho, Wijnaldum (Alexander-Arnold 77′); Mané (Origi 87′), Firmino (Sturridge 90′), Salah.

Bournemouth XI (4-5-1): Boruc; Rico (Mepham 80′), Aké, S Cook, A Smith; Fraser, Surman, Lerma (Mousset 73′), Gosling, Ibe (Solanke 59′); King.

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2,910 Comments Post a Comment
  1. Kiwivillan
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 4 Years
    8 days, 17 hours ago

    Anderson in seems to be one of most popular trades on here despite only 7 shots 1 on target last and 1 assist rest blanks. Besides being Fulham, it's a London derby so throw form book out the window, what am I missing?

    1. Kiwivillan
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      8 days, 17 hours ago

      *last 6 played

    2. ImPasta
      • 5 Years
      8 days, 17 hours ago

      The eye test...he is a class player and missing blanks. He looks like a player that could score against anyone...if he tries a bit harder.

    3. daveoafc77
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 7 Years
      8 days, 17 hours ago

      Fulham have lost every London Derby that springs to my mind this season. I think ill keep hold of that form book

    4. La Roja
      • 6 Years
      8 days, 17 hours ago

      Not much options this GW

      1. Brooksy86
        • 2 Years
        8 days, 17 hours ago

        This... Was tossing up between him and Maddison for Christ sakes...

    5. noquarternt
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      8 days, 17 hours ago

      Fixtures and fond memories

    6. ImPasta
      • 5 Years
      8 days, 17 hours ago

      Scored 2 braces against Burnley and Southhampton...the memories erase his 20 or so blanks

    7. wulfranian
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 2 Years
      8 days, 17 hours ago

      I don't think you miss something.For many managers he is the most decent pick to replace Richarlison.

    8. Goodish
        8 days, 17 hours ago

        I’m not a stats man. The only stats I know about are the ones you guys talk about and what I hear on the Scoutcast. Good player. Good fixtures. No blanks. Good price for a straight swap for Richarlison. Might work. Might not. But that’s how I play the game.

        1. Kiwivillan
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 4 Years
          8 days, 17 hours ago

          Rich terrible. Actually scored a goal recently unlike Fand

      • Better Call Salah
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 7 Years
        8 days, 17 hours ago

        Sane dropping, FUL next, benchable for MCI, set pieces

        1. Brooksy86
          • 2 Years
          8 days, 17 hours ago

          All this and well

      • TorresMagic™
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • Has Moderation Rights
        • 9 Years
        8 days, 17 hours ago

        Blank GW lottery.

      • Prawnsandwich
          8 days, 17 hours ago

          Got him in after his last brace, held through all the blanks, sold for Jota and he returns assist/bonus vs Liverpool

          Not going the get him in again with Arnie swaggering around and demanding all the attention...

        • JasonG123
          • 5 Years
          8 days, 16 hours ago

          - He plays 4 of the bottom 5 in the next 5 weeks. He can be benched against City. In particular, he plays Fulham and Huddersfield at home who literally anyone can score against. By GW32 he will be sold on FHs and WCs easily.
          - It is literally meaningless that both teams are from London. It is not a derby in the same way Liverpool vs Everton is a derby. The fans/players won't attach much weight to it (different parts of London as well).
          - He has looked quite good the last 2 weeks on the eye test, especially against Liverpool. Could be coming back into form at the right time.
          - Good price, making him an easy switch from Sane, Siggy and Richarlison.
          - Overall, if he gets a goal and two assists in the 4 fixtures I play him in I'll be happy. I think he has high assist potential but minimal goal threat. But with such easy fixtures, he could still nick a goal or two.

        • FPLGeezer
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          8 days, 16 hours ago

          Weren't you one of those a couple of weeks ago talking up Anderson on here?

          I know the game changes quickly but now you are leading an anti Anderson bandwagon?

          1. Kiwivillan
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 4 Years
            8 days, 16 hours ago

            I thought he had more chance to arrest his blanks than Rich. He hasn't. Just slightly bizarre someone with 2 2 3 2 2 8 2 since last haul has risen in price

            1. FPLGeezer
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              8 days, 8 hours ago

              Fair point and im glad I ditched Richarlison a few weeks ago. The performance against Liverpool is still in peoples minds and an easy switch from Richarlison for most.

        • L'Aeroplanino
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 2 Years
          8 days, 16 hours ago

          he is like david silva

        • Kiwivillan
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 4 Years
          8 days, 16 hours ago

          I'm stuck with Snodgrass bought at 5.3m because always had more important trades to make. Bar no assist has better attacking stats last 2

      • Captain Choice - Ag imirt &…
        • 9 Years
        8 days, 17 hours ago

        I wonder did many forget to change thier captain from the previous gameweek and leave it on aguero? 😀

        1. waldo666
          • 8 Years
          8 days, 17 hours ago

          There would be a few, no doubt.

        2. Norman Conquest
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 5 Years
          8 days, 17 hours ago

          quite possible i know that he is the most transferred in forward this gw despite the blank

        3. It’s gonna Ben Mee
          • 5 Years
          8 days, 17 hours ago

          Inform player vs the team that got crushed by Bournemouth. Should have kept my armband in Sterling...

      • This Means More
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 2 Years
        8 days, 17 hours ago

        Harvey Barnes anyone?

        1. jimmyabs1987
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 1 Year
          8 days, 17 hours ago

          I think I am going to do it

        2. ImPasta
          • 5 Years
          8 days, 17 hours ago

          He will be scheduled for intensive finishing practice in training for the next 2 weeks...so maybe.

        3. wernerhedgehog
          • 1 Year
          8 days, 17 hours ago

          already done it.

          same concerns as Kiwi above over F.Anderson, had to ditch Rich, so in he went.

        4. L'Aeroplanino
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 2 Years
          8 days, 16 hours ago

          still Maddison bar price

      • Albrightondknight
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 3 Years
        8 days, 17 hours ago

        Imagine how popular an in form Vardy would be with the brill fixtures from now til 35 and no blank 31 not sure about probable 33
        I might just punt on him before 31. Will have one forward space up for grab. Jimenez and Rashford ain't going nowhere too much value tied up in them.

        1. TorresMagic™
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • Has Moderation Rights
          • 9 Years
          8 days, 17 hours ago

          Probably a new manager by then.

          1. Albrightondknight
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 3 Years
            8 days, 16 hours ago

            Monitor

        2. This Means More
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 2 Years
          8 days, 17 hours ago

          Not going for Kun?

          1. Albrightondknight
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 3 Years
            8 days, 17 hours ago

            Captain last week was nice out for free for Laca ain't looking too smart now. I suppose if Laca gets 12 or more next week with C on it might even out 🙂

        3. MINUS FOUR
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 1 Year
          8 days, 17 hours ago

          Rashford fixtures breakdown:

          GW27: Liverpool at home
          GW28: Crystal Palace away (generally not a lot of goals)
          GW29: Southampton at home (huge possibility of more rotation given United's schedule around this time, and this would be the game to do it in)
          GW30: Arsenal away
          GW31: blank
          GW32: Free Hit, get him if you want him
          GW33: blank
          GW34: Wildcard, get him if you want him

          I'm not suggesting he's a must sell or anything like that, but it's these types of decisions that impact whether you climb the rankings or not at this stage of the season. Yes he's been superb, yes people have value tied up in him, but there is a case to sell. Arnie might get on a roll again and has no blanks for example. Or gathering funds from selling Haz to upgrade a striker to Auba / Aguero. I don't think it's as simple as saying Rashford has been good so can't be sold.

          1. Albrightondknight
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 3 Years
            8 days, 17 hours ago

            Thanks food for thought.
            There are others that can go first.
            But I gotta think outside the teams not blanking 31 and use at least one transfer on them cash won't be an issue I think.

          2. Albrightondknight
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 3 Years
            8 days, 16 hours ago

            Is anyone not on FH 32 and WC 34 with BB 35 if the blanks and doubles work out as we think they will.
            I blew my TC on Salah this weekend based on this strategy 🙂

        4. TallestJohn
          • 1 Year
          8 days, 16 hours ago

          I purposefully got him in for the difficult fixtures (although took him out on FH last week). So annoyed at Puel not starting him against Spurs, my front 3 was briefly on minus points when he missed the pen. Just had my worst GW in living memory and need lots of changes so Vardy probably gets to stay.

      • Sterling Malory
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 3 Years
        8 days, 17 hours ago

        Draft team question.

        Would you drop Sanchez at this stage?

        Would bring in Harvey Barnes.

        1. Brooksy86
          • 2 Years
          8 days, 17 hours ago

          Yes

        2. F_Ivanovic
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 3 Years
          8 days, 16 hours ago

          I'd have dropped him 4 months ago. Barnes a decent punt. I currently have had Salah/Sane/Maddison all season and have been forever rotating the 4th and the 5th spot in particular and just bringing in whoever has a good fixture and some decent stats.

          1. Sterling Malory
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 3 Years
            8 days, 16 hours ago

            Well, he was someone's 1st pick, they dropped him, I got him when Solskjaer was hired hoping he'd find form. Hasn't happened.

            Think Harvey Barnes is a decent player and tbh not many other options available.

      • JasonG123
        • 5 Years
        8 days, 17 hours ago

        Have 10 this week. Which move to get 11?
        (A) Digne to Pereira
        (B) Siggy to FAnderson

        1. waldo666
          • 8 Years
          8 days, 17 hours ago

          A

          1. JasonG123
            • 5 Years
            8 days, 17 hours ago

            It's funny that below you recommended B (with Sane not Siggy)?

            1. waldo666
              • 8 Years
              8 days, 16 hours ago

              Where's that?

              1. JasonG123
                • 5 Years
                8 days, 15 hours ago

                You recommended the guy below me to get FAnderson for Sane, but he also has Digne so equally has the option of doing Digne to Pereira.

                1. waldo666
                  • 8 Years
                  8 days, 15 hours ago

                  Ah right, confused me as you said B whereas my recommendation was in fact A.

                  The reason there is quite simple as I believe Sane needs to go as a priority, had you presented your second option as Sane to Anderson rather than Siggy then that too would have been my response.

                  1. JasonG123
                    • 5 Years
                    8 days, 15 hours ago

                    Fair enough.

        2. Albrightondknight
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 3 Years
          8 days, 16 hours ago

          I did B already hopefully it's a safe enough move don't think he has a fixtures could pull an Auba I suppose but gained .1 already

      • tsintisin
        • 1 Year
        8 days, 17 hours ago

        What to do with 1ft? 0.5itb

        Patricio
        Robertson Doherty AWB
        Salah Pogba Eriksen Sane
        Firmino Rashford Jimenez

        Guaita Ward Duffy Digne

        A Sane to Fanderson
        B Save and play with 10
        C Else?

        1. waldo666
          • 8 Years
          8 days, 17 hours ago

          A

        2. TorresMagic™
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • Has Moderation Rights
          • 9 Years
          8 days, 16 hours ago

          Sane to Son?
          Either way, may as well wait unless you want Anderson.

      • Kepa CS
        • 8 Years
        8 days, 17 hours ago

        With nothing itb, there really is no ideal Richarlison replacement. How did Maddison look against Spurs?

        1. tucaoneo
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          8 days, 16 hours ago

          Ok. On set pieces. Won the penalty but Vardy missed it.

        2. JasonG123
          • 5 Years
          8 days, 16 hours ago

          Don't think I would want to own him. He was okay, had 7 key passes but none were particularly threatening from what I remember. Would've had an assist from Vardy's missed penalty.

          1. Kepa CS
            • 8 Years
            8 days, 16 hours ago

            Would you go Barnes over him?

            1. JasonG123
              • 5 Years
              8 days, 15 hours ago

              Last night was the first time I watched Barnes. He squandered a couple opportunities he should have scored. Don't know too much about him otherwise.

        3. Goodish
            8 days, 16 hours ago

            Leftfield but maybe Iwobi and hope Arsenal give Saints a hammering.

            1. Kepa CS
              • 8 Years
              8 days, 16 hours ago

              Staying away from Arsenal assets as I'd have to ditch them in two weeks time

        4. La Roja
          • 6 Years
          8 days, 16 hours ago

          Any team confirmed for bgw 31?

          1. TorresMagic™
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • Has Moderation Rights
            • 9 Years
            8 days, 16 hours ago

            West Ham vs Huddersfield
            Bournemouth vs Newcastle
            Burnley vs Leicester
            Fulham vs Liverpool

            1. TorresMagic™
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • Has Moderation Rights
              • 9 Years
              8 days, 16 hours ago

              4 games minimum on.

          2. Albrightondknight
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 3 Years
            8 days, 16 hours ago

            8 teams 4 fixtures if it is 31 but not confirmed

            1. Albrightondknight
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 3 Years
              8 days, 16 hours ago

              Well I suppose they kinda are confirmed if the other 12 miss due to FA cup.
              Based on the FA cup fixtures this weekend and GW 31 fixtures I can't see there being anymore then the 4 fixtures but I suppose there could be some weird results.
              I have my plan in place already any more fixtures just makes it easier for everyone want to have as little fixtures as possible.

              1. TorresMagic™
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • Has Moderation Rights
                • 9 Years
                8 days, 16 hours ago

                Chelsea losing to United adds a game.

                1. MINUS FOUR
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  • 1 Year
                  8 days, 16 hours ago

                  At the moment this seems a good chance too you would think.

                2. Albrightondknight
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  • 3 Years
                  8 days, 16 hours ago

                  If that happens Higuain and Hazard in all day to go with Luiz and forget my possible Vardy punt from above.
                  Everton so poor right now.

                  1. TorresMagic™
                    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                    • Has Moderation Rights
                    • 9 Years
                    8 days, 16 hours ago

                    Chelsea are flying 🙂
                    They only lost 2-0 vs City.

                    1. Albrightondknight
                      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                      • 3 Years
                      8 days, 16 hours ago

                      🙂
                      Higuain and Hazard are very decent just surrounded by muppets.
                      They could give Eve a right spanking in that fixture.
                      3 Che
                      3 Pool
                      2 hammers
                      1 BOU
                      1 lei
                      Everyone could get 10 or 11with no hits. Would make 31 boring and template 🙁

                      1. TorresMagic™
                        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                        • Has Moderation Rights
                        • 9 Years
                        8 days, 16 hours ago

                        Don't see many selling City and Wolves players.

              2. F_Ivanovic
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 3 Years
                8 days, 16 hours ago

                Projected number of blanks a little over 4 meaning another 2 fixtures on average. 66.27% seems like a good chance of going through (Wolves, Brighton and Watford all have that chance to go through) but the chance all 3 win is only 28.7%

        5. TorresMagic™
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • Has Moderation Rights
          • 9 Years
          8 days, 16 hours ago

          Monday Night Monday Big 3 EO's

          Top 10K
          Doherty 73, Jim 61 Pat 14

          LMS
          Jim 81 Doherty 80 Pat 19

          1. Top Lad Dakes.
            • 2 Years
            8 days, 16 hours ago

            Wowza

          2. seewhyaxe
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 2 Years
            8 days, 16 hours ago

            current safety score?

              1. seewhyaxe
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 2 Years
                8 days, 15 hours ago

                thanks tm!

        6. TorresMagic™
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • Has Moderation Rights
          • 9 Years
          8 days, 16 hours ago

          Only 2 Top 10K managers used TC this week

          1 had Pogba, 1 had Aguero.

          1. TorresMagic™
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • Has Moderation Rights
            • 9 Years
            8 days, 16 hours ago

            Forgot the 58 who had Salah.

        7. Top Lad Dakes.
          • 2 Years
          8 days, 16 hours ago

          At the moment who is likely to have a double in 32, and who is likely to blank in 33?

          Or, does anyone have a link to that article?

          1. TorresMagic™
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
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            • 9 Years
            8 days, 16 hours ago

            GW33 https://prnt.sc/mjctin
            GW32 is for teams who blank in 31.

            1. Top Lad Dakes.
              • 2 Years
              8 days, 16 hours ago

              Okay, cheers.

              Not for Liverpool though. Anyone else like that?

              1. TorresMagic™
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • Has Moderation Rights
                • 9 Years
                8 days, 16 hours ago

                Need FA Cup results. Man City probably blank and double.

        8. davies
          • 4 Years
          8 days, 16 hours ago

          I’m chasing 100 points so I need to be different...

          A) Salah + Rondon/Barnes (Wilson in 3 GW’s)
          B) Mane + Lacazette

          1. This Means More
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 2 Years
            8 days, 16 hours ago

            Depends who your rivals have

        9. F_Ivanovic
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 3 Years
          8 days, 16 hours ago

          If Everton don't have a blank in 31, anyone else keeping hold of Digne?

          1. TorresMagic™
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • Has Moderation Rights
            • 9 Years
            8 days, 16 hours ago

            Might keep Richo as expensive bench fodder.

        10. Top Lad Dakes.
          • 2 Years
          8 days, 16 hours ago

          For those with all chips left then, why do people prefer FH in BGW33 as opposed to BGW31?

          1. F_Ivanovic
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 3 Years
            8 days, 16 hours ago

            probably cause WC in 32 and so 33 will be bad for them? easier to just build up to 31 now. I'm FH 32 though

          2. TorresMagic™
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • Has Moderation Rights
            • 9 Years
            8 days, 16 hours ago

            Very few if any think FH33.

          3. Kiwivillan
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 4 Years
            8 days, 16 hours ago

            Honestly not even thinking about it till more concrete info

        11. b91jh
          • 1 Year
          8 days, 16 hours ago

          Tempted to do digne->pereira but will be 0.3 short to do eriksen to mane next week.

          Should I get Chilwell instead or should I forget the move for the next week?

          1. Holmes
            • 5 Years
            8 days, 15 hours ago

            Eriksen to Mane is not required

            1. b91jh
              • 1 Year
              8 days, 15 hours ago

              Yeah i know its not a must, but two big games coming for spurs...

              1. Kiwivillan
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 4 Years
                8 days, 15 hours ago

                You mean against the London team that lost 6-0 to City and then the other London team that can't keep a CS?

                1. b91jh
                  • 1 Year
                  8 days, 15 hours ago

                  Fair point tho. Lolllll

          2. Amey
              8 days, 15 hours ago

              Getting a player you don't want because he is cheap for a future transfer has not worked for me:
              A. Martial instead of pogba (-50 points)
              B. Sane instead of Sterling gw25 for TC(-50 points)
              C. Laca instead of Auba when kun got injured (25 points)

              Just saying 🙂

          3. Osman
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 2 Years
            8 days, 16 hours ago

            Salah or Son for the armband on GW27,

            Liverpool despite being away will have the league on the line?

            1. TorresMagic™
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • Has Moderation Rights
              • 9 Years
              8 days, 15 hours ago

              Pool play on the 19th. Might get your answer from that.

            2. waldo666
              • 8 Years
              8 days, 15 hours ago

              Son

          4. korbendallas82
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 5 Years
            8 days, 15 hours ago

            Up to 29.000. Been a shitty period. Glad to bounce back a little.

          5. Live Lad
            • 4 Years
            8 days, 15 hours ago

            I will wait till Friday but what about the following moves. Have Kamara, KDB and Rashford (and Pogba).

            (1) Kamara + KDB to Auba + Maddison or any 6.6er
            (2) Rashford + KDB to Auba + Mane

            Both -4. I want that premium striker slot for Aguero in the future, than I do Auba.
            (1) will get rid of Kamara but (2) will give me Mane for good fixtures.

            (1) or (2)? Thanks !

            1. Holmes
              • 5 Years
              8 days, 15 hours ago

              2

            2. Amey
                8 days, 15 hours ago

                1 with Jota/gross(he'll drop by 0.1 from 6.7) ??

            3. Fork-In-Hell
              • 2 Years
              8 days, 15 hours ago

              Is it worth getting rid of Aguero for Auba this gameweek?

              1. Kiwivillan
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 4 Years
                8 days, 15 hours ago

                No because most will keep vs Bournemouth when Aguero vs West Ham in 28 is better imo. That and Auba hasn't been amazing lately

              2. Holmes
                • 5 Years
                8 days, 15 hours ago

                Depends if he is fit or not

            4. korbendallas82
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 5 Years
              8 days, 15 hours ago

              Does Anyone have Simon March FPL ID?

              1. TorresMagic™
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • Has Moderation Rights
                • 9 Years
                8 days, 15 hours ago

                9929

                1. korbendallas82
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  • 5 Years
                  8 days, 15 hours ago

                  Thanks.

            5. Saint Steve-O (@EliteFPL)
              • 4 Years
              8 days, 15 hours ago

              Morning

              If you'd like to hear the thoughts of world ranked 103 discussing GW26 so far, then simply head over to youtube.com/elitefplpodcast

              Cheers

              1. TorresMagic™
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • Has Moderation Rights
                • 9 Years
                8 days, 15 hours ago

                Update your link Steve-O

            6. Lucky Z
              • 1 Year
              8 days, 15 hours ago

              Guys, need your help.

              Planning on Rich Kamara => up to 4.5 MF and Arnie -4

              Who is the best MF in this range to navigate BGWs?

              1. TorresMagic™
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • Has Moderation Rights
                • 9 Years
                8 days, 15 hours ago

                McNeil or Puncheon.

            7. pakornk
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 2 Years
              8 days, 15 hours ago

              Any recommendations for this team?

              Lloris, Patricio
              Robertson, Shaw, Digne, Doherty, AWB
              Salah, Sterling, Pogba, Son, McArthur
              Firmino, Rondon, Success

              Have 2.0 ITB though was looking to sell Firmino > Auba for gw27. However, is it better just to go Success > Barnes?

              1. korbendallas82
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 5 Years
                8 days, 14 hours ago

                Firmino to Auba sound good.

            8. b91jh
              • 1 Year
              8 days, 14 hours ago

              Gw27 is gonna be poor...
              4 players at the liv vs mu match
              Blank Sterling
              2 wolves playing BOU which is a tough match also

              Only sonny could rescue.

              1. korbendallas82
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 5 Years
                8 days, 14 hours ago

                Im thinking of doing free hit now, Then wildcard befor gw 28. Not sure on free hit though. 27 could be a very slow gw.

              2. Jayv807
                • 2 Years
                8 days, 14 hours ago

                Auba....Auba owes me a hatty for not swapping him out for Kun....

            9. L'Aeroplanino
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 2 Years
              8 days, 14 hours ago

              Digne or TAA (freeing up space for Mane if wanted) to Pereira?

              Fab
              Robbo Doh Digne
              Salah Son Anderson Pogba
              Laca Jimenez Auba

              Button AWB TAA Puncheon

              1ft 1.3itb

              cheers

              1. Lucky Z
                • 1 Year
                8 days, 14 hours ago

                Mane for whom?

                1. L'Aeroplanino
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  • 2 Years
                  8 days, 14 hours ago

                  nothing set in stone, just to open up that route.

            10. Chelsea91
                8 days, 14 hours ago

                Jimmy or Rash for Kun? I plan to do Jimmy, any suggestion guys?

                1. TorresMagic™
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  • Has Moderation Rights
                  • 9 Years
                  8 days, 14 hours ago

                  See how tonight and GW27 goes.

                  1. Chelsea91
                      8 days, 14 hours ago

                      Thanks mate.

                  2. RichRover
                    • 6 Years
                    8 days, 14 hours ago

                    Not open to keeping him on the bench?

                    1. Chelsea91
                        8 days, 14 hours ago

                        I plan to buy kun in GW 28 , so i need to sell Rash or Jimmy.

                      • Chelsea91
                          8 days, 14 hours ago

                          Guita
                          VVD,Robbo,Bednarek,Bennet
                          Salah,Pogba,Son(V),Jota
                          Jimmy(c),Rash

                          Ederson Puncheon,Luiz,Kamara

                          Good to go guys? Any suggestion on this are welcome.

                      • RichRover
                        • 6 Years
                        8 days, 14 hours ago

                        Rash

                        1. Chelsea91
                            8 days, 14 hours ago

                            Thanks mate.

                      • Jinswick
                        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                        • 8 Years
                        8 days, 14 hours ago

                        100 point ML lead blown in 2 weeks (thanks Aguero). What would you do here?

                        A) No hits
                        B) Siggy -> Mane (-4)
                        C) Siggy -> Pogba (-4)
                        D) Ings -> Arnie (-4)
                        E) Holebas -> Robbo (-4)

                        Fabs
                        Doherty, TAA, Kolasinac
                        Salah, Son, FAnderson, Camarasa
                        Auba, Rashford

                        Steele, Holebas, Digne, Siggy, Ings
                        Bank 2.6m, 0FT

                        1. TorresMagic™
                          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                          • Has Moderation Rights
                          • 9 Years
                          8 days, 14 hours ago

                          A for at least a week.

                        2. Better Call Salah
                          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                          • 7 Years
                          8 days, 13 hours ago

                          C or D

                      • No Mo Salah
                        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                        8 days, 13 hours ago

                        hey lads

                        worth gettin kun for free at this stage or wait till after gw27?

                        1. TorresMagic™
                          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                          • Has Moderation Rights
                          • 9 Years
                          8 days, 13 hours ago

                          Would you want a slightly cheaper injured Aguero?

                          1. No Mo Salah
                            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                            8 days, 13 hours ago

                            injured ?

                            1. TorresMagic™
                              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                              • Has Moderation Rights
                              • 9 Years
                              8 days, 13 hours ago

                              City have a few games before GW28. He's scores 0 in GW27.

                              1. No Mo Salah
                                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                8 days, 12 hours ago

                                i know that , i have full squad for 27 , point is to get him in cheaper at this point as i see he’s currently most transferred in

                                1. TorresMagic™
                                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                  • Has Moderation Rights
                                  • 9 Years
                                  8 days, 12 hours ago

                                  Unlikely to go up again if people wake up.
                                  Chelsea will probably hack him in the final.

                                  1. No Mo Salah
                                    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                    8 days, 12 hours ago

                                    agree thx mate

                        2. Amey
                            8 days, 13 hours ago

                            Why would you do that ??

                            1. No Mo Salah
                              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                              8 days, 13 hours ago

                              cause i’m sick and tired of losing points by not having him in my team

                        3. ⚔★Vibudh★⚔
                          • 2 Years
                          8 days, 13 hours ago

                          Would you keep Digne or Luiz?

                          1. ⚔★Vibudh★⚔
                            • 2 Years
                            8 days, 13 hours ago

                            I mean if you had to keep one, then which one?

                          2. Amey
                              8 days, 13 hours ago

                              Digne
                              (Cheap)