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Scout Notes

Clues to Blank Gameweek 31 Chelsea line-up in Ukraine

Fantasy Premier League managers were given clues to Chelsea’s next starting line-up in their latest Europa League win.

The Blues are in action at Everton on Sunday as the final game of Blank Gameweek 31, just three days after comfortably winning 5-0 against Dynamo Kyiv.

That means we can be fairly confident which players will start at Goodison Park after a brief analysis of the Chelsea side that was utilised in Ukraine.

We are reticent to read too much into the result itself though, as assessing anything more than the line-ups would tell us very little given the result and the manner of it.

Meanwhile, Arsenal continue to show what they are capable of at the Emirates Stadium as they came through another high-pressure match there, and extended their winning run at home to six in all competitions.

Europa League quarter-final draw:

  • Arsenal v Napoli
  • Slavia Prague v Chelsea

Dynamo Kyiv 0-5 Chelsea

Goals: Olivier Giroud x3 (£7.7m), Marcos Alonso (£6.4m), Callum Hudson-Odoi (£4.2m)

Assists: Ruben Loftus-Cheek (£5.2m), Alonso, Hudson-Odoi, Willian (£7.1m)

Fantasy managers are now clear to sign Eden Hazard (£10.9m) after he was, as expected, given the night off on Thursday. The Belgian was an unused substitute as Chelsea convincingly swept Dynamo Kyiv aside, dominating the game from early on and scoring in the first five minutes. A popular target for Blank Gameweek 31, for those playing the Free Hit chip or not, confirmation that Hazard is still fresh for the weekend should now trigger more purchases for him.

Olivier Giroud (£7.7m) laid down another statement of intent in the Europa League as he scored a hat-trick and added an assist in a total demolition job against Kyiv. The forward has now scored nine goals in as many continental matches this season and continues to prove what an excellent link-up man he is for exciting wide players. Gonzalo Higuaín‘s (£9.6m) illness this week might have some thinking that Giroud could be involved against Everton but given he played 90 minutes in Ukraine and has not started a Premier League match since Gameweek 20, it seems unlikely that he will be in the first XI. More likely, he could be used as a substitute as it seems probable that Higuaín will be over his illness in time. At the very least, the Frenchman is proving he is capable of stepping in if need be.

“(Giroud was) Very, very good. But, in the last period, every time he has been on the pitch, he was able to play really very well. He’s scored nine goals in this competition. As you know very well, Olivier for us is a very important player. I’m really very happy for him, and am really very happy with him.” – Maurizio Sarri

74 minutes for Willian (£7.1m) against Kyiv, plus a benching in Gameweek 30 mean that the Brazilian is unlikely to start at Goodison Park. That makes him much less of an option for those planning to play the Free Hit and save some money on a Chelsea attacker this week, despite his recent underlying statistics looking quite favourable. Pedro (£6.3m) featured only as a 74th-minute substitute in Ukraine so it looks as if the Spaniard will join Higuaín if fit, and Hazard in the front three on Sunday and could be the alternative to go for.

It is now clear as it can get that Marcos Alonso (£6.4m) has lost his place in the first-team to Emerson Palmieri (£5.2m). The Spaniard played the full 90 minutes against Kyiv having missed the last two Premier League matches, while his Italian counterpart was given the night off. Despite slipping down the pecking order, it was actually a textbook attacking performance from Alonso. He was an exciting outlet down Chelsea’s left flank and his cross into the box for Giroud’s second goal was expertly weighted. Furthermore, he got on the scoresheet himself after showing us he can still take up centre-forward positions at various stages during matches. However, we must remember the quality of opposition as Kyiv were once again far too easy to open up at the back, conceding eight goals in total across both legs.

Elsewhere in defence, rests for David Luiz (£5.9m) and Cesar Azpilicueta (£6.3m) should see them come back into the side for Blank Gameweek 31 as Andreas Christensen (£5.0m) and Davide Zappacosta (£5.0m) took their places. The latter limped off and is now considered a doubt for the trip to Everton. Meanwhile, Antonio Rüdiger (£5.9m) played the whole match in Ukraine but should keep his place as his rest came in the first leg, where he was an unused substitute.

Any hopes of Chelsea’s young midfielders Ruben Loftus-Cheek (£5.2m) and Callum Hudson-Odoi (£4.2m) starting in Blank Gameweek 31 were dashed by their 90-minute outings on Thursday night. However, at least they have made some progress up the Blues’ pecking order in the mind of Maurizio Sarri. Loftus-Cheek’s three appearances outside the Premier League prior to the trip to Kyiv were from the substitutes bench. This was his first start since January and the first time he completed a match since before Christmas. As expected, Loftus-Cheek showed the drive in possession that Chelsea have sorely missed from their midfield this season. Meanwhile, Hudson-Odoi was making his second start from a possible three in the Europa League. Between the two players, they registered a goal and two assists as they look to push on and threaten to break into the first team.

The central midfield trio to start at Everton looks likely to feature usual suspects Jorginho (£4.6m), who played just 25 minutes in Ukraine, N’Golo Kanté (£5.0m), who registered 65 minutes and former Toffees man Ross Barkley (£5.1m), who was an unused substitute. Matteo Kovačić (£5.7m) played the full 90 so will likely feature only from the bench at Goodison Park.

Chelsea XI (4-3-3): Kepa; Alonso, Christensen, Rüdiger, Zappacosta (Azpilicueta 69′); Loftus-Cheek, Kovačić, Kanté (Jorginho 65′); Willian (Pedro 74′), Giroud, Hudson-Odoi.

Arsenal 3-0 Rennes

Goals: Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang x2 (£10.8m), Ainsley Maitland-Niles (£4.4m)

Assists: Aaron Ramsey (£7.1m), Aubameyang, Sead Kolasinac (£5.0m)

Fantasy managers should continue to take note of Arsenal’s increasing confidence in big fixtures at home. For the second time in the space of a week, the Gunners came through a pressure match in front of their own fans largely unscathed and with an impressive result. A 3-0 win over Rennes, after losing the first leg 3-1, put them into the quarter-finals of the Europa League just days after seeing off in-form Manchester United and condemning them to a first league defeat since Ole Gunnar Solskjaer arrived as caretaker manager.

With Alexandre Lacazette‘s (£9.4m) three-match Europa League ban reduced to two shortly before Thursday’s second-leg, that meant that he was able to start alongside Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang (£10.8m) for the second match in a row. Now that Unai Emery has been able to pair the two up once again, it has helped transform Arsenal’s fortunes in these big games. Scoring relatively early in each one has been a huge factor to help them emerge from both matches with an aggregate score of 5-0.

“It’s given us big confidence, Sunday against Manchester United and today the same after this comeback. Our reaction is very good and playing under pressure is good. Growing up under pressure, like a team, feeling difficult moments and giving us our best performance in this moment. For us, today and Sunday we were competitive. I think it’s good confidence for us to feel that. After(wards), I am very demanding myself and I want to take better control with the ball and with possession. Against United and today, we lost the ball a bit and control of the match with the ball.” – Unai Emery

Aubameyang is now a suspension tightrope in the Europa League after he was booked for donning a Black Panther mask in celebrating his second goal. One more yellow card in this tournament would see the forward suspended for one match, which would be a huge blow to the Gunners’ chances of going all the way in the Europa League. However, it could be good news for Fantasy managers looking at Arsenal’s fixtures between Gameweek 34 and the end of the season, as having him as more of a confirmed starter for Watford (away), Crystal Palace (home), Leicester (away), Brighton (home) and Burnley (away).

After coming back from suspension earlier than expected, Lacazette received a booking in the 31st minute which could have been red in the eyes of some. Asked if he substituted him in the 70th minute for fear of losing him again, Emery explained he simply wanted to rotate his players.

“We decided one plan for 90 minutes because we knew we needed 90 minutes and maybe more because at 3-0 if they scored we were going to play extra-time. Iwobi and Mkhi deserved to play. When they supported us for the 30 minutes they helped us a lot. The 10 minutes after the changes, their impact was good with the goal and creating two chances. I think we need every player. Today the first XI was important, but also the players who came on during the match.” – Unai Emery

After performing very well against Manchester United, it was another excellent performance for Sead Kolašinac (£5.0m) on Thursday night. His advanced runs helped him register an assist for Aubameyang’s second goal and furthered his case to make the left-back spot his own, amid rumours that Arsenal are looking for a new signing in that position over the summer.

Aaron Ramsey (£7.1m) was a key individual once again, proving that he will be a big loss from next season onwards. In the last three matches in all competitions he now has two assists.

With no fixture in the FA Cup or Premier League this weekend, Arsenal are now not back in action until April 1, when they host Newcastle in Gameweek 32.

Arsenal XI (3-4-1-2): Cech; Monreal, Koscielny, Mustafi; Kolašinac, Xhaka, Ramsey (Torreira 87′), Maitland-Niles; Özil (Mkhitaryan 70′); Lacazette (Iwobi 70′), Aubameyang.

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802 Comments Post a Comment
  1. Bruno_02
    • 1 Year
    1 month, 7 days ago

    Arnie or higuai?
    Free hit

    1. Christina.
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 9 Years
      1 month, 7 days ago

      neither

      1. No Mo Salah
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 1 Year
        1 month, 7 days ago

        this

    2. HamezMace
      • 4 Years
      1 month, 7 days ago

      Wilson, Vardy, Arnie would be my front three on FH.

  2. The Mighty Whites
    • 4 Years
    1 month, 7 days ago

    Brooks or H Barnes? Only thing putting me off Brooks is his minutes

    1. Gooner Kebab
      • 6 Years
      1 month, 7 days ago

      Brooks

    2. TaiwanHC
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 2 Years
      1 month, 7 days ago

      Fraser?

  3. Jafooli
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 7 Years
    1 month, 7 days ago

    Will there be more Doubles in DGW32 or just Wolves & Man Utd?

    1. donlobatto
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 1 Year
      1 month, 7 days ago

      All will be revealed in good time grasshopper

      1. Jafooli
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 7 Years
        1 month, 7 days ago

        😀

        Yeah, but will there be more? Everyone saying FH in 32 with only 2 doubles seems a bit odd...

        1. donlobatto
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 1 Year
          1 month, 7 days ago

          The early bird catches the worm, the patient bird catches the meal deal

          1. Jafooli
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 7 Years
            1 month, 7 days ago

            😆

            So more double in 32? Y or N?

            1. Dakes.
              • 2 Years
              1 month, 7 days ago

              Yes indeed

              1. Jafooli
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 7 Years
                1 month, 7 days ago

                Cheers TLD....

            2. donlobatto
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 1 Year
              1 month, 7 days ago

              Persistence is futile - I don't wear down easy 😆

  4. boogle
    • 5 Years
    1 month, 7 days ago

    Considering Wilson also plays 33 then Jimenez > Wilson -4 is worth it right? Would also leave me with Digne first on bench in case TAA/Higuain don't play:

    Schmeichel
    Robbo TAA Pereira
    Salah Haz Anderson Fraser
    Higuain Arnie Wilson

    Digne

    1. Game Over
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 2 Years
      1 month, 7 days ago

      Go. For. It. Most people taking at least 1 hit.

  5. Jafooli
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 7 Years
    1 month, 7 days ago

    Have all chips left, what’s my best strategy?

    Many thanks....

    1. The_Fish
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      1 month, 7 days ago

      FH32 WC34 BB35

      Pick a TC

      1. Jafooli
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 7 Years
        1 month, 7 days ago

        Cheers, will 32 have more double games?

    2. Christina.
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 9 Years
      1 month, 7 days ago

      dip?

      1. donlobatto
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 1 Year
        1 month, 7 days ago

        :O great minds think alike Christina!

      2. Jafooli
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 7 Years
        1 month, 7 days ago

        Sauce?

    3. donlobatto
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 1 Year
      1 month, 7 days ago

      Half ketchup, half bbq?

    4. Better Call Salah
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 7 Years
      1 month, 7 days ago

      Corn or potato ?

    5. XabiAlonso
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      1 month, 7 days ago

      I'm going TC this week FH next

  6. donlobatto
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 1 Year
    1 month, 7 days ago

    Given Fraser is likely to play and possibly haul (given his history of post-flag performances), would you say a -4 to drop Pogba for him is worth it (0.4m tied up in him)? I have Wilson already. Would allow me to bench Pereira as a safety net in case of no shows

  7. unitednations
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 7 Years
    1 month, 7 days ago

    Best option here? got 9 gw11 players and 2FT's

    Fabianksi
    Digne • Pereira • TAA • Schindler --- Lascelles
    Salah • Rich • Hayden --- Sterling Pogba
    King --- Kun Jimenez

    A: Lascelles + Sterling >> Mane + Luiz...means starting Hayden and playing 5atb
    B: Lascelles + Sterling >> Hazard + Emerson....means starting Hayden and playing 5atb
    C: Lascelles + Hayden + Kun >> Daniels + Mane + Wilson (-4).....play 5atb
    D: Hayden + Sterling + Kun >> Hazard + Mane + WIlson/Arnie (-4)

    Surely D right?

  8. El_Gigante
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 2 Years
    1 month, 7 days ago

    Fraser or Hazard?

    (will go for Azpi if Fraser, and Ake if Hazard as -4)

  9. Peter Ouch
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    1 month, 7 days ago

    Swansea City at 17:20 looks like a train route rather than a football game

  10. Dave Bauer
    • 9 Years
    1 month, 7 days ago

    I have 11 for this week (after taking one hit), but one of them is Cairney (don’t ask). Would people take another hit to get rid of him? Fraser, Maddison etc all tempting me.

    1. Peter Ouch
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      1 month, 7 days ago

      I would for Fraser.
      Newcastle without schar and lascelles

      1. Dave Bauer
        • 9 Years
        1 month, 7 days ago

        He’d be favourite I think, but slightly concerned he won’t play.

      2. Hazz
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 1 Year
        1 month, 7 days ago

        Lascelles back in training, isn't he?

        1. Hazz
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 1 Year
          1 month, 7 days ago

          Nevermind, just seen the press conference comments.

    2. fr3ddy
      • 1 Year
      1 month, 7 days ago

      Fraser will definitely outscore Cairney by 4 or more points over gw31+33

      1. Dave Bauer
        • 9 Years
        1 month, 7 days ago

        Actually that’s a good point. If Watford are well in front before the deadline tomorrow I’ll know Cairney won’t play 33, thus depriving me of his magnificent 2-point haul.

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

    Is Boruc still first choice?

    1. markloe
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 8 Years
      1 month, 7 days ago

      Don't see why not, he has been playing well (ignoring their away form)

      1. Jafooli
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 7 Years
        1 month, 7 days ago

        Cheers Mark....

    2. kime67
      • 1 Year
      1 month, 7 days ago

      ofcourse he is

    3. Would Ed Woodward
      1 month, 7 days ago

      Huh, why wouldn't he be?

  12. markloe
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 8 Years
    1 month, 7 days ago

    I'm probably overthinking this but does Son -> Fraser rather than Jiminez -> Wilson make more sense this week if it means I can get Higuain for free GW33? I can't see an obvious Son replacement for GW33 that I would want other than maybe Deulofeu (if they have a game)/Pedro, assuming Spurs/Man city both have blanks

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

      Son may yet play in 33

      1. markloe
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 8 Years
        1 month, 7 days ago

        I think even if they have a fixture he'll be rested with champions league two days later

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

          They can’t play at home to Brighton on the Saturday at Wembley, so the game will have to be moved anyway ... Friday night ? It’s tight but maybe could happen, but gives an extra day before the CL

  13. George James
    • 4 Years
    1 month, 7 days ago

    Will we know the DGWs in 35 before the GW33 deadline?

  14. Bubz
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 5 Years
    1 month, 7 days ago

    Hi guys, head has been out of the fpl space somewhat recently and unsure what to do. Mind giving me some advice?

    I have 5 players playing this GW and 2FTs. Have no wildcard but do have the other chips.

    Etheridge*
    TAA, Perrera — Shaw* Doherty*, Bednarek*
    Salah, Mane, Anderson — Sterling* Pogba*
    Jiminez* Rashford* Kamara*

    So in a spot of bother really. What do I do? I have 0.5m itb

    Do I get Hazard? Wilson? Fraser? Do I free hit? Opinions please

    1. Gooner Kebab
      • 6 Years
      1 month, 7 days ago

      Hazard and Wilson imo

      1. Bubz
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 5 Years
        1 month, 7 days ago

        Who wouod you ship?

        1. Pompel
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 5 Years
          1 month, 7 days ago

          Sterling -> Haz
          Kamara -> Wilson if you have the funds, otherwise Rashford

          1. Bubz
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 5 Years
            1 month, 7 days ago

            What makes you say Rash over Jim?

            1. Pompel
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 5 Years
              1 month, 7 days ago

              Depends ofc how much TV you lose on either, but Jimi so good value, and I'd go with Lukaku for DGW32.

        2. Gooner Kebab
          • 6 Years
          1 month, 7 days ago

          Depending how much you bought Sterling for.
          If there's enough surplus, out Kamara.

          1. Bubz
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 5 Years
            1 month, 7 days ago

            Sadly nowhere near enough

    2. Pompel
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 5 Years
      1 month, 7 days ago

      Take a -8 to get those three you mention + goalie (Fab), and you'll be fine as you've got the Salah/Mané double-up.

    3. markloe
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 8 Years
      1 month, 7 days ago

      Free Hit seems like a waste with 2FT's but I would seriously consider it, the players you're going to get rid of are going to be good options for GW32/35 (e.g. Pogba/Sterling), especially without WC

      1. Bubz
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 5 Years
        1 month, 7 days ago

        Yeah thats what is worrying me... getting rid of the likes of sterling. I could get rid of utd players then free hit them back in next week though?

        1. markloe
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 8 Years
          1 month, 7 days ago

          I think Rashford you can probably get away with, with all their fixture congestion he's not going to be a super solid DGW option.. think with no WC you have to either prioritise GW31/33 OR GW32/35, and to me, the upside of the doubles is bigger

          1. Bubz
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 5 Years
            1 month, 7 days ago

            Yeah that makes sense. Cheers

    4. No Mo Salah
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 1 Year
      1 month, 7 days ago

      sterling/kamara/rash to haz/wilson/vardy or rondon depending on funds for a hit and u good

    5. Iceball
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      1 month, 7 days ago

      I would get rid of 3-4 players and try to combine not losing too much value and focus on finding players who have potential to gain from the hit (that is on average get 4 points+ and have explosive potential)
      Im not losing Jimenez and Pogba but I dont know your value in them.
      Chelsea and West Ham have highest chance of a clean sheet so get Azpi or Rice for Shaw. But wait, you have no wildcard left so Im not sure you should lose Shaw or any defender this week.
      Maybe you best bet is to just do 3 transfers and accept under average week now and focus on DGW players.

      Sterling and Kamara out for Fraser and Vardy maybe? And take a hit for a goalkeeper who plays 31 and 33.
      Then FH next week and use transfers GW33-35 to add more DGW players before GW35.

      1. Bubz
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 5 Years
        1 month, 7 days ago

        Thanks for the detailed response, good suggestions. Really difficult navigating all this with no WC, regret using mine early now!

  15. Peter Ouch
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    1 month, 7 days ago

    Best Bmouth defender?
    Ake or someone else?

    1. Pep Pig
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 2 Years
      1 month, 7 days ago

      Has to be Ake mate. Not because I brought him in (promise)

      1. Peter Ouch
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        1 month, 7 days ago

        Haha, I 'll go for him to punish you!

    2. Stevie B
      • 8 Years
      1 month, 7 days ago

      Or the new one (Chris Mepham).

      1. Peter Ouch
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        1 month, 7 days ago

        Thanks but too risky

    3. markloe
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 8 Years
      1 month, 7 days ago

      Ake if money is no object, likes BAPs

      1. Peter Ouch
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        1 month, 7 days ago

        Money not an issue, will get him

  16. Stevie B
    • 8 Years
    1 month, 7 days ago

    A) Play this weekend with ten players
    B) Doherty -> Rice (West Ham has the best chance to get a clean sheet) for - 4?

    Thanks!

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

      Not worth it because they play CHE in GW33

      1. Stevie B
        • 8 Years
        1 month, 7 days ago

        Thank you. This was kind!

  17. Pep Pig
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 2 Years
    1 month, 7 days ago

    I'm genuinely excited about this blank GW. Have a great feeling about Salah as captain (greater than usual too)

    1. kime67
      • 1 Year
      1 month, 7 days ago

      yep but not that exiting

    2. Dakes.
      • 2 Years
      1 month, 7 days ago

      I just don’t have the confidence with him, so going with gut and form on Mane instead

    3. Would Ed Woodward
      1 month, 7 days ago

      Next few gameweeks are very exciting.

  18. kime67
    • 1 Year
    1 month, 7 days ago

    tc in 32 or 35?

    1. Dakes.
      • 2 Years
      1 month, 7 days ago

      35 I’d say, unless you’re not playing FH32 in which case I’d be tempted by a city player in 32

  19. Dakes.
    • 2 Years
    1 month, 7 days ago

    Would you still get Fraser in for another hit (for Camarasa) despite his flag?

    Fabianski (Boruc)
    Robertson Pereira
    Salah Mane Anderson ?
    Vardy Wilson Higuain

    1. Ron_Swanson
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 8 Years
      1 month, 7 days ago

      Has anything been said by the manager re his availability?

  20. JRO093
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 2 Years
    1 month, 7 days ago

    Felipe Anderson to Harvey Barnes for a hit..?

    1. kime67
      • 1 Year
      1 month, 7 days ago

      no way

    2. Dakes.
      • 2 Years
      1 month, 7 days ago

      No

  21. Do I Not Like Orange
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 6 Years
    1 month, 7 days ago

    Lascelles news is a bitch, means I have to have Schindler stinking up my team with a probable negative score.

  22. Mo Mané Mo Problems
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 4 Years
    1 month, 7 days ago

    I just have to suck up the Mane haul this week right?

    TAA, Robbo and Salah owner...

    Can't really justify TAA or Robbo out for a hit...which would probably make it a -12 or -16...

    1. donlobatto
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 1 Year
      1 month, 7 days ago

      Yep I'm in same boat

      Would mean ripping things up for a further -8 which cannot be worth it (already on a -4)

      Just need a Mané sized sofa...

      1. Mo Mané Mo Problems
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 4 Years
        1 month, 7 days ago

        Tempted to just roll the dice and triple captain him. Probably time to go hard...

        1. donlobatto
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 1 Year
          1 month, 7 days ago

          You mean take the -12 to get Mané AND TC him??

          Madness imo

          But I am edging closer to considering the insanity that is TC on Salah as a punt

          1. Mo Mané Mo Problems
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 4 Years
            1 month, 7 days ago

            Lascelles, Robbo, Sterling, Son, Rashford

            to

            Daniels, Pereira, Mane, Hazard, Vardy

            -12

            Fabs, TAA, Salah, Fraser and Arnie. Field 10

            1. donlobatto
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 1 Year
              1 month, 7 days ago

              Robbo on a good day could match Mané so I don’t think that’s worth it

    2. fr3ddy
      • 1 Year
      1 month, 7 days ago

      No Mane mo problems

      1. donlobatto
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 1 Year
        1 month, 7 days ago

        Nicely done

  23. Evasivo
    • 8 Years
    1 month, 7 days ago

    Worth a -4 to ship out ASmith and field a full 11??

    Boruc
    TAA Digne ASmith LeJeune Tarkowski
    FAnderson Mane(C) Salah(vc) Rich
    Barnes

    Etheridge Jimenez Aguero Pogba
    £0.0itb 0FT

  24. aleksios
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 3 Years
    1 month, 7 days ago

    What to do?

    a) Field 10 with no hit.
    b) Lascelles to Ake/Luiz for a hit.

    Thanks.

    1. The 5% Team
      1 month, 7 days ago

      B. Both Ake and Luiz also have a nice fixture in 33 (assuming you FH32)

      1. aleksios
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 3 Years
        1 month, 7 days ago

        Yes i am.

  25. BananaMan
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 8 Years
    1 month, 7 days ago

    Took a -8 to get here but pretty happy with my line-up for the weekend -

    Boruc
    Robbo - Rice - Alonso
    Salah(C) - Brooks - Almiron - Hazard
    Arnie - Wilson - Vardy

    Thoughts??

    1. Hakim Ziyech
      1 month, 7 days ago

      I love it so much

  26. mattyb09
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    1 month, 7 days ago

    a) Higuain & Clyne
    b) Wilson & Azpilicueta (-4)

    1. Dakes.
      • 2 Years
      1 month, 7 days ago

      I do prefer B

  27. MGD
    • 2 Years
    1 month, 7 days ago

    A) Aguero + Masuaku -> Vardy + Fraser/Maddison (-4)
    B) Aguero + Masuaku -> Higuain + Fraser/Maddison (-4)
    C) Aguero + Jimenez -> Vardy + Higuain (-4)
    D) A + Shaw -> Pereira (-8)
    E) B + Shaw -> Pereira (-8)
    F) C + Shaw -> Pereria (-8)

    Cheers

    A-C i can do Shaw to Pereira next gw for free and play with 10 this GW.

  28. Jafooli
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 7 Years
    1 month, 7 days ago

    Foster, Pogba, Son & Aguero > Fabianski, Hazard, Mane & Wilson for -8pts

    Will give me 10 players - go for it?

    Keep all chips....

    1. Bojaninho
      • 9 Years
      1 month, 7 days ago

      i would

    2. donlobatto
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 1 Year
      1 month, 7 days ago

      Looks fairly gorgeous
      It’s a yes from me

    3. Jafooli
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 7 Years
      1 month, 7 days ago

      Cheers all...

  29. cigan
    1 month, 7 days ago

    Is anyone captaining Vardy over Salah?

    1. mattyb09
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      1 month, 7 days ago

      No Burnley's defense can hold Leicester imo

    2. Dakes.
      • 2 Years
      1 month, 7 days ago

      Not I. Captaining Mane over Salah tho

  30. TaiwanHC
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 2 Years
    1 month, 7 days ago

    Pick one:

    A. Vardy (bur, hud)
    B. Wilson (NEW, BUR)

    Thanks guys!

    1. Royal5
      • 7 Years
      1 month, 7 days ago

      This is the question. Just know I'll get it wrong. I like Wilson better for the first one and Vardy for the second.