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The best defenders to sign with the Free Hit chip in Blank Gameweek 31

We are continuing our series of articles on the best Free Hit squad for Blank Gameweek 31 with a look at defenders.

Using data from the Fantasy Football Scout members area we have picked out which stoppers are shaping up the best for goal threat, creativity and clean sheet potential in this depleted weekend of fixtures.

That has also helped us answer the tough question over which of the Liverpool defenders is the best to own for Blank Gameweek 31.

Members can read on and take in our analysis, but those without membership can still enjoy Tuesday’s article on goalkeepers for free.

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387 Comments Post a Comment
  1. Head Honcho
      12 days, 17 hours ago

      What teams are confirmed DGW 32 and who they playing?

      1. donstevec
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        12 days, 12 hours ago

        Man United: WAT (H), WOL (A)

        Wolves: BUR (A), MUN (H)

    • Jet5605
      • 4 Years
      12 days, 17 hours ago

      Only six starters for GW31. Assuming no Liverpool injuries tonight, how should I use my 1 FT? 6.3 ITB. Only interested in selling Doherty or McArthur.

      Robertson
      Mane - Salah - Brooks
      Vardy - Barnes

      Guaita - Patricio
      Shaw - AWB - Bednarek - Doherty
      Pog - McArthur
      Jiminez

      1. bench boost for every gamew…
        • 1 Year
        12 days, 17 hours ago

        Hm, Hazard in for Mc needs either Doherty to Diop or patricio to boruc?

    • TikaDan
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      12 days, 17 hours ago

      My GW 31 Team
      -
      Robertson, TAA
      Salah, Brooks, Maddison
      Vardy Barnes

      Patricio Guaita AWB Shaw Doherty Son Pogba Rashford

      Should I:
      a) Son, Rashford > Hazard, Wilson -4 for 9 Starters
      b) Son, Rashford, Shaw > Fraser, Higuain, Luiz -8 for 10 Starters
      c) Something else?

      1. B.D.
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        12 days, 16 hours ago

        A

    • Jet5605
      • 4 Years
      12 days, 17 hours ago

      Only six starters for GW31. Assuming no Liverpool injuries tonight, how should I use my 1 FT? 6.3 ITB.

      A - Use FH
      B - Doherty > Perreria
      C - McArthur > Fraser

      Robertson
      Mane - Salah - Brooks
      Vardy - Barnes

      Guaita - Patricio
      Shaw - AWB - Bednarek - Doherty
      Pog - McArthur
      Jiminez

      1. TikaDan
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        12 days, 17 hours ago

        C, though maybe consider taking a hit though maybe not for Perreira?

        1. Jet5605
          • 4 Years
          12 days, 17 hours ago

          Patricio is one I'd like to replace but I don't like any of the GW31 keepers longer term. Fabianski maybe for saves but cleanies are hard to come by.

    • Dammed Utd
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 6 Years
      12 days, 15 hours ago

      I doing my free hit 32 than wildcard 34

      1. DARE TO BISCAN
          12 days, 15 hours ago

          Ok

      2. Rochak0107
        • 1 Year
        11 days, 22 hours ago

        Duffy and Lacazette for Wilson and Azpi for a -4? Worth it?

      3. OleGGMU
          11 days, 16 hours ago

          Thoughts on TAA ,is he a lock now that the hendo injury might see milner and fabinho play in mid?

          I have robbo and vvd, but considering vvd out for TAA , was gonna get him initially but i was and still am a bit sceptical about potential surpise rotation

        • otty10
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          11 days, 7 hours ago

          My FH team:

          Fabianski

          TAA - Chilwell - Rice

          Hazard - mane - Fraser - Salah

          Wilson - Vardy - Higuain

          Any comments on this FH team?

          I am concerned TAA may be rotated - any comments on this?

          Also is it wise to take out Higuain - FPL states "illness"

          Thanks alot!

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

            Get VVD or Robbo instead of TAA then.

            Similar to mine. Hesitating between Higuain and Arnautovic though.

            Same midfiled but that’s obvious

        • tahoe don
          • 7 Years
          10 days, 10 hours ago

          On a FH ...

          I keep seeing Fraser on many fantasy teams for this week, but team news and injury indicates a knock. Confidence on Fraser starting? Maddison instead?

          thx