Scout Notes

Which Spurs assets looked the best in Kane’s absence?

It was Lucas Moura (£6.7m) who proved to be the chief beneficiary of Harry Kane‘s (£12.6m) injury on Saturday afternoon.

Fantasy Premier League managers have spent the last few days trying to work out which of the crocked forward’s colleagues would take his place as the main goal threat, especially considering Spurs’ favourable fixtures.

A hat-trick for Moura in Spurs’ 4-0 win over Huddersfield has now thrown him into the Fantasy conversation for the coming weeks.

However, it was a result that only exacerbated the frustration of managers whose key options were rotated out of the side by Mauricio Pochettino.

Spurs 4-0 Huddersfield

Goals: Victor Wanyama (£4.9m), Lucas Moura x 3 (£6.7m)

Assists: Fernando Llorente (£5.1m), Moussa Sissoko (£4.9m), Christian Eriksen (£9.3m), Heung-Min Son (£8.8m)

With a Double Gameweek coming up against Manchester City (away) and Brighton (home) next week, Moura has played his way into our thoughts with an impressive display against Huddersfield. Owned by just 5.8% of managers, he has the potential to be a cheap and powerful differential in Kane’s absence between now and the end of the season.

Only Fernando Llorente (£5.1m) had more touches in the penalty area than the Brazilian on Saturday lunch-time, while no player had more shots on target than him in the whole match. Crucially, Moura was deployed as a centre-forward next to Llorente, a position that could get the best out of him if he can hold onto it. Pochettino was full of praise for the player so his chances of heavy involvement in the coming weeks look good at the moment.

“He was so important even before people start to recognise his value. We are happy because people can see how good he is now. He’s doing a fantastic job, he’s a great professional and a great guy.” – Maurizio Pochettino

“It’s a special day for me, a good moment, it’s my first hat-trick in Europe so I’m so happy and I don’t have words to express this moment. I just have to say thank you to God, my teammates, I’m so happy here and we’ll keep going strong to make history here.” – Mauricio Pochettino

Llorente huffed and puffed up front and did everything but score in a very good performance. He registered six shots in the box, more than any other player on the pitch, but did not hit the target with any of them. The Spaniard went very close at the start of the second half, showing great control to bring down a Juan Foyth (£5.0m) pass in the box, only to rattle the crossbar.

Llorente also flashed two headers wide, one in each half. His 0.8% ownership can rightly feel disappointed with just an assist. He also picked up a knock towards the end of the game which is why Son Heung-min (£8.8m) had to come on. Pochettino had the following to say when he was asked about the current injuries ahead of the return leg against City, including Llorente’s:

“We need to assess Fernando (Llorente). We hope we can recover Dele Alli and Harry Winks. We’ll see because yesterday he felt his groin in training. Dele, we’ll see. It’s not clear and we’ll see what happens.” – Mauricio Pochettino

Son captainers would have been pulling their hair out after he came on for a brief cameo to replace the exhausted Llorente in the 86th minute. However, he did at least manage to get an assist when he teed up Moura to complete an impressive hat trick.

The South Korean was one of many key Spurs assets to fall foul of the rotation that Pochettino had promised us. Influenced by Champions League matches before and after Double Gameweek 34, the Spurs boss rang the changes on Saturday lunch-time, making seven changes in total.

The leader of the captaincy poll Son found himself on the bench alongside Kieran Trippier (£6.0m), Danny Rose (£5.8m) and Toby Alderweireld (£6.0m). Not surprisingly, Dele Alli (£8.8m) and Kane missed out completely due to their respective injuries.

“We’ll see (on Alli’s hopes of playing midweek). He’s doing some training sessions with the protection. He needs to feel comfortable. It all depends on the time.” – Mauricio Pochettino

Kyle Walker-Peters (£4.2m) came in for just his first start in 2019 at right wing-back in place of Trippier with Ben Davies (£5.6m) on the left in place of Rose.

Davinson Sanchez (£5.8m) was flanked by Jan Vertonghen (£5.9m) and youngster Foyth who made his first appearance since Gameweek 27 in a back three.

Walker-Peters and Davies got forward at every opportunity and were always a threat but neither are viable FPL options with Trippier and Rose likely to be Pochettino’s first-choice wing-backs for the final few weeks of the season. These rotation-prone players are probably best avoided.

As mentioned, Moura and Llorente were tasked with leading the attack for Spurs and they did so to great effect, linking up well throughout. They earned praise from their manager for how they performed together, with Pochettino especially pleased to get a positive result with so much rotation.

“The football is moving so quickly. I think today Fernando was very good and an unbelievable afternoon for Lucas Moura. When you have 24/25 players they need to play. I thought the performance was very professional. The hat-trick will help build his confidence.”

Spurs dominated possession throughout and opened the scoring midway through the first half through Victor Wanyama (£4.9m) who broke from midfield to get on the end of a Davies pass which was intended for Llorente. The Spaniard was deemed to have got a slight touch on the ball before it ran through to the Kenyan who coolly rounded Ben Hamer (£3.9m) to slot home his first goal for over a year.

Three minutes later, the game was all but over, this time Wanyama’s midfield partner Moussa Sissoko (£4.9m) burst forward and played in Moura who finished in style, giving Hamer no chance. Spurs were able to take their foot off the gas after half an hour. Moura wrapped the game up late on with two great goals, one a fine finish from a great cross from Christian Eriksen (£9.3m), the other provided by Son.

Eriksen made his owners sweat, leaving it late to register his assist for Moura’s second. Otherwise, it was a quiet display from the Dane. He spent a lot of the game playing deep, receiving the ball from the centre backs and spraying it around the pitch. In fact, Wanyama and Sissoko were often more advanced than the Dane. Eriksen got forward a bit more in the second half and had a decent shot deflected onto the post. Despite playing deeper at times, he still managed five shots at goal, more than Moura, but none of them landed on target.

Eriksen also created more chances than anyone else on the pitch (six) although his set pieces were below his usual standards. He hit the wall from a good position in the first half. That continued a run of over three years in which he has no goals from direct free-kicks for Spurs.

Huddersfield posed little threat to Hugo Lloris (£5.4m) in the Spurs goal. Their best chances fell to Jon Stankovic (£3.9m) who should have done better when he got on the end of a corner slicing his effort wide and Steve Mounie (£5.8m) who headed wide from a good chance not long after coming on. The clean sheet never looked in too much danger of being wiped out. The French goalkeeper was a popular pick for those playing their second Wildcard this week and they’ve got off to a good start with him. Aside from the City fixture, Spurs have a nice run-in which should yield more shutouts.

Jan Siewert made three changes to his side with Juninho Bacuna (£4.2m), Florent Hadergjonaj (£4.3m) and Elias Kachunga (£4.8m) coming into the starting XI to replace Tommy Smith (£4.4m), Aaron Mooy (£5.0m) and Alex Pritchard (£4.8m) who were all named on the Terriers’ bench. Jonas Lossl (£4.4m) and Philip Billing (£4.5m) were once again omitted from the matchday squad.

“I’m disappointed because the result doesn’t reflect the way we played today. We wanted to be the first team to score here and we know it’s not easy to play Spurs because they’ll run you ragged.” – Jan Siewert

Tottenham Hotspur XI (3-5-2): Lloris, Walker-Peters, Sanchez, Vertonghen (Rose 83’), Foyth, Davies, Sissoko (Skipp 73’), Wanyama, Eriksen, Moura, Llorente (Son 86’)

Huddersfield Town XI (4-4-1-1): Hamer, Durm (Mounie 68’), Kongolo, Schindler, Hadergjonaj, Lowe, Stankovic (Mooy 81’), Hogg, Bacuna (Williams 90’), Kachunga, Ahearne-Grant.

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  1. Ginkapo FPL
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 7 Years
    10 days, 13 hours ago

    Brighton hopefully learnt their lesson. Use the Bong.

    1. Eat my goal!
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      10 days, 13 hours ago

      Don’t think getting high is going to help them!!

      1. Eytexi
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        10 days, 13 hours ago

        Can't be much worse 🙂

  2. Union_Jacks
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 1 Year
    10 days, 13 hours ago

    You know it wouldn't surprise me if Duffy or Dunk are dropped next match on their showing, they were absolutely dreadful yesterday.

    Duffy in particular was poor.

    They signed a decent back up centre half in Balogun in the summer.

    1. Mo Mané Mo Problems
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      10 days, 13 hours ago

      Some people on here might need counselling if that happens.

    2. Whats the Huth
      • 3 Years
      10 days, 13 hours ago

      Burns is on the bench. He’s a good player!
      I should know, he used to play for Wigan

      1. Union_Jacks
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 1 Year
        10 days, 12 hours ago

        Yes very good player! Ex Fulham

  3. Miguel Sanchez
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 2 Years
    10 days, 13 hours ago

    Morning all.

    What would you do here? Got no BB but still have TC, 1FT and 2.2 ITB

    Fabianski
    Robbo TAA Doherty
    Salah Hazard Pogba Son Brooks
    Vardy Deeney (c)

    Etheridge King Duffy AWB

    A) Etheridge to Lloris/Ederson
    B) King to Jimenez
    C) Vardy to Lacazette
    D) Something else
    E) TC on someone

    1. HamezMace
      • 4 Years
      10 days, 13 hours ago

      B of those.

    2. Whatever100
      • 2 Years
      9 days, 2 hours ago

      B is risky with FUL home up next and probably his turn to score instead of Wilson.

  4. Eat my goal!
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    10 days, 13 hours ago

    All I hear is failed WC

    Those who WCd did you do it for 34 or 35 or did you do it for the season close?

    Don’t be so quick to judge your decisions

    I didn’t have a WC and made errors for this GW at least but I’m hoping over the Dgw it still pays off

    1. some witty pun
      • 6 Years
      10 days, 13 hours ago

      I know that if my pre-WC team scores more than my post-WC team then its safe to judge my decision right now

      1. Whats the Huth
        • 3 Years
        10 days, 13 hours ago

        This

    2. The 5% Team
      10 days, 13 hours ago

      but still...at bad start when you just used WC, and only 5 GWs to go, really feels as a fail. So little time to make up a bad GW

      1. Whats the Huth
        • 3 Years
        10 days, 13 hours ago

        And this

    3. Whats the Huth
      • 3 Years
      10 days, 13 hours ago

      If your team before your wildcard performs better. It is a failure.
      You would need to have a BUMPER score in the doubles to even get back the points you lost this week

    4. Collie01
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 1 Year
      10 days, 13 hours ago

      I seriously considered not WC'ing until 35 but the lure of using BB in a DGW was too great.

      Ive never had a successful bench boost. Frustrating chip.

      1. Whats the Huth
        • 3 Years
        10 days, 13 hours ago

        I’ve not WC yet
        I had a gut feeling this shambles would happen

  5. HamezMace
    • 4 Years
    10 days, 13 hours ago

    Why was Doherty subbed early?

    and why is Valery flagged?

    1. Eat my goal!
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      10 days, 13 hours ago

      Useless

      Cramp

      1. HamezMace
        • 4 Years
        10 days, 13 hours ago

        Haha that's my username for next season sorted.
        Thanks Alan.

      2. Ask Yourself
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 2 Years
        10 days, 13 hours ago

        Summed perfectly

        1. HamezMace
          • 4 Years
          10 days, 13 hours ago

          Traore likely to start ahead of Doherty in the double? Surely not?!

          1. Whats the Huth
            • 3 Years
            10 days, 13 hours ago

            Bennett?

            1. HamezMace
              • 4 Years
              10 days, 13 hours ago

              Fairly confident Bennett won't start at wing back.

            2. Amey
              10 days, 13 hours ago

              Bennett is a CB
              Doherty is a WB

  6. some witty pun
    • 6 Years
    10 days, 13 hours ago

    I didnt capt Duffy, but the DGW isnt over yet. The 2nd game vs Cardiff was always the likelier one for BRI clean sheets, and if it does happen then all of a sudden Duffy(C) becomes a good choice, in comparison to alternatives Son and Vardy.

    1. Eat my goal!
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      10 days, 13 hours ago

      Totally agree, I’ve no Brighton captain but Cardiff is the best bet for a CS although it’ll be some battle

    2. Whats the Huth
      • 3 Years
      10 days, 13 hours ago

      Do you really think that relegation threatened Cardiff won’t score?
      Wishful thinking

    3. Vobinho In Wengerland
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      10 days, 13 hours ago

      Huge match incoming. It’ll be like the set of braveheart...

      There will be goals.

      1. Whats the Huth
        • 3 Years
        10 days, 13 hours ago

        This

    4. Numb
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      10 days, 13 hours ago

      Did you see their defence yesterday? Even if Duffy keeps his place, which is doubtful, there’s no way they’re keeping a CS

  7. Eytexi
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    10 days, 13 hours ago

    Non-wildcard Bench Boost (-8):
    Ryan & Foster.
    TAA, Robbo, (SPURS), Jonny & Chilwell.
    Sterling, Mané, Pogba, Eriksen & Son.
    Jiminez, Deeney & Wilson.

    How am I looking? Not made transfers yet (and don't plan to until after Champions League). Anyone crucial I'm missing? Cheers. 🙂

    1. Eat my goal!
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      10 days, 13 hours ago

      Looks good to me:

      Currently on this for free BB

      Fabs Ryan
      VVD TAA pereira Bennett Duffy
      (H)az eriksen son Pogs salah
      Deeney Wilson Rondon

      .7 itb

      Anything for a hit or 2?

      1. Eytexi
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        10 days, 13 hours ago

        Not having Jiminez would scare me looking at Brighton & Arsenal defensively, but not sure he's worth a -8 alone.

        Looking good - Hazard captain is a lovely differential. I'd be tempted if I hadn't sold for Son!

        1. Eat my goal!
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          10 days, 13 hours ago

          Yeah I need cash for jimmy

          Was thinking pereira to Valery to afford it for Rondon

          But also considering Duffy to kola

          Or Bennett to someone since he looks like he has been dropped

          1. Eytexi
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            10 days, 13 hours ago

            I like those moves for Jimmy but would be even better with a Watford defender though (money probably doesnt allow).

            Not sold on Kola. If he plays 90 minutes he looks great, but he seems to be the one getting subbed recently and Arsenal can't defend for toffee.

            Bennett to a Watford defender (Cathcart/Masina) is also a good move.

            1. Whats the Huth
              • 3 Years
              10 days, 13 hours ago

              Fab to Foster would work

              1. Eytexi
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                10 days, 13 hours ago

                Yep, another good move.

                1. Eat my goal!
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  10 days, 13 hours ago

                  Thanks guys good tips

  8. Stoichkov#8
    • 3 Years
    10 days, 13 hours ago

    Its a disaster (for now) for many WC teams esp those with Triple BHA/Duffy C (getting BHA defs was good move imo actually) but even if you sold Bou players and Pogba it was a way to go.
    Some keept Vardy as they predict SGW players may do good but it wasnt easy to predict who.
    Also we got: Spurs assets who were about to face Hudd and has nice callendar, City who are essential imo and we sold Bou who looked awful and even Pogba with his callendar in next games.

    As I see it it was good move, no regrets and remember you build a team for DGW so lets just wait.

    1. Whats the Huth
      • 3 Years
      10 days, 13 hours ago

      Why do you think City players are essential? Interested to know.

      Personally. I think triple Liverpool is more essential - especially with their fixtures.

      City has deep squad and will rotate, and the doubles are very unappealing.
      Liverpool have Cardiff.....

      1. Stoichkov#8
        • 3 Years
        10 days, 13 hours ago

        Dont want to start "essential" talk..I think Aguero and Sterling will mlay majority of games and City score a lot. You need at least one imo. But its just ne. Do what you think its good for you. GL.

        1. Whats the Huth
          • 3 Years
          10 days, 13 hours ago

          You mentioned that you felt City are essential. I just wondered why.
          City do score a lot, but I think it all comes down to the CL second leg with spurs.
          I expect Sterling and Kun to be rested for majority of the remaining games and only come on if they’re losing PL games.

          1. Amey
            10 days, 13 hours ago

            Majority of games ??
            Not happening.

          2. F_Ivanovic
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 3 Years
            10 days, 12 hours ago

            lol what, their best 2 players rested when they need to win every PL game they have? You're having a laugh.

    2. Amey
      10 days, 12 hours ago

      Agreed.
      People are overreacting imo.
      Same happened with BGW 31. Discarding all the planning.
      It payed off handsomely in 32/33

  9. kime67
    • 1 Year
    10 days, 13 hours ago

    Brooks and wilson on bench. Why im i an idiot and doing the same as everyone else?

    1. Eytexi
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      10 days, 13 hours ago

      Just make sure you don't make the same mistake when they host Fulham next week haha.

    2. Whats the Huth
      • 3 Years
      10 days, 13 hours ago

      Don’t be blinded by the doubles!

    3. Eat my goal!
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      10 days, 13 hours ago

      I’m literally hoping haz salah taa vvd gets sick or something

      15points in 1st sub is painful

  10. sovietrockettes
    10 days, 13 hours ago

    Can somebody please explain the benefit of using BB over TC in DGW 35, assuming that one has a squad of 11 DGW players or less? Thank you ))

    1. Numb
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      10 days, 13 hours ago

      None

    2. Whats the Huth
      • 3 Years
      10 days, 13 hours ago

      There’s none.
      Use what chips you think will work best for you.
      I’m personally not using any chips.
      I can see the doubles turning out Pretty much the same way as this GW. With rotation, camo appearances, injuries.

    3. F_Ivanovic
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      10 days, 12 hours ago

      You might be playing DGW players over players that have good SGW fixtures that make for a good BB. But yeah TC should be better overall.

    4. skinner
      • 9 Years
      9 days, 20 hours ago

      Use whatever works best for you. People copying the experts suggestions are all salty now and struggling. Personally Ill be using free hit chip

  11. Rupert The Horse
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 6 Years
    10 days, 13 hours ago

    Top o the morning to ye.
    Can anyone give me some pub recommendations in Liverpool.

    1. Whats the Huth
      • 3 Years
      10 days, 13 hours ago

      I enjoy Matthew street.
      But always busy

      1. Rupert The Horse
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 6 Years
        10 days, 13 hours ago

        Thanks a lot.

    2. Numb
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      10 days, 13 hours ago

      If you like traditional pubs / real ale etc then the Ship and Mitre

      If the weather's nice or anywhere near nice, Kazimer Garden is great and quite different

      Thomas Rigby / Lady of Mann share a nice courtyard, either of those are decent

      Revolution in the Cavern Quarter is lively

      McCooleys, Mathew Street for sport. Also Flanagans on same street, traditional Irish pub and Grapes (so bad it’s good)

      1. Numb
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 4 Years
        10 days, 13 hours ago

        Oh Me oh My - nice rooftop bar, view of Liver Building and waterfront.

        1. Rupert The Horse
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 6 Years
          10 days, 13 hours ago

          Anywhere good for Food Numb?
          I’m on my way up from London right now. First game there. Excited.

          1. Numb
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 4 Years
            10 days, 13 hours ago

            I like Mowgli - think there’s two of them although I’ve only been to the one on Water Street. It’s Indian Street food - very tasty and recommend the Tiffin Boxes to share.

            1. Rupert The Horse
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 6 Years
              10 days, 12 hours ago

              Boom.
              I think I’ve asked enough from you now.
              Thanks a lot.

              1. Numb
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 4 Years
                10 days, 12 hours ago

                No probs

          2. Numb
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 4 Years
            10 days, 12 hours ago

            If you want somewhere that’s tasty but down to Earth / good value - Shiraz - Turkish food (recommend Ali Nazik) but they do other stuff like all day breakfasts, pizzas, homemade burgers (also recommended). It’s somewhere between a cafe and a restaurant

          3. Numb
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 4 Years
            10 days, 12 hours ago

            Almost Famous is nice if you like burgers.

      2. Numb
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 4 Years
        10 days, 13 hours ago

        Generally avoid Concert Square - lots of idiots looking for trouble - and Albert Dock - overpriced overrated pubs

        1. Rupert The Horse
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 6 Years
          10 days, 13 hours ago

          Ill heed that advice. Top tip.

      3. Rupert The Horse
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 6 Years
        10 days, 12 hours ago

        I’m screen shotting this. Thanks for the effort.

    3. Ginkapo FPL
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 7 Years
      10 days, 13 hours ago

      The train to Manchester

      1. Numb
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 4 Years
        10 days, 13 hours ago

        Or this

      2. Whats the Huth
        • 3 Years
        10 days, 13 hours ago

        Hahahahaha

      3. Rupert The Horse
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 6 Years
        10 days, 13 hours ago

        Waaaay

  12. Live Lad
    • 4 Years
    10 days, 13 hours ago

    Think I will TC this week instead of in 36. Knockaert red means I'll have to -8 to get a full team which includes Sterling.

    If I TC now I can go with just one transfer. TC maybe Jimmy, Kun, Eriksen, Son??
    And do Eriksen to Salah for free.

    Option (1)
    BB 35: (-8) to get Sterling, the bench of Foster, Dunk/ Valery, Duffy, Deeney
    TC 36 (-4) to get Salah to TC.

    Option (2)
    TC 35 (No hit) probably only Knockaert to Redmond
    BB 36 (No hit) with Foster, Dunk, Valery, Camarasa

    Those hits in (1) are costly while (2) will allow me to TC a DGW'er.
    (1) or (2)?
    Who to TC this week?

    1. Amey
      10 days, 12 hours ago

      Good thinking.
      Jimenez/Kun good options

  13. twoplustwo
    • 4 Years
    10 days, 13 hours ago

    Brighton on the BBC now lads

    1. Whats the Huth
      • 3 Years
      10 days, 13 hours ago

      Dial up?

  14. andywalks5300
    • 1 Year
    10 days, 12 hours ago

    Morning all

    Reading through these posts there seems to be a lot of frustration directed towards 'casuals' who didn't wildcard and still had Pogba and Fraser in their team.
    I'm one of them but I am not a 'casual'. I played my wildcard a while back because I needed to. I'm on here and FPL stats every day, I look at my team and question it till the early hours then on match days check FPL app every few minutes to see how my team is doing and wishing I'd taken the hit to pull in someone I thought could do well (and then does).
    The point is it's easy to follow the flock and everyone saving wildcards for the same gw and bringing in the same team barring a couple of players and I've tried to play my own game.
    Yes I've asked for advice on here, I've taken hits and I've had shocking gameweeks but I don't see myself as a 'casual' just because I didn't wildcard the same week as everyone else and because I still have Pogba and Fraser still in my team.
    I've tried to play my own game and have fun and have been lucky. I'm not doing bad rank wise and will continue to try and increase that rank and, no doubt, have a couple more shockers as season draws to a close.
    This is just my opinion and I'm sure there are others out there who play the same but I'm not going to apologise for playing my wildcard earlier than this week and having players still in my team who gave me returns. Peace out.

    1. Eat my goal!
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      10 days, 12 hours ago

      I didn’t WC but I’m casual, casual in my hit taking, i literally can’t help myself - love making moves coz that’s the fun bit!

    2. Numb
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      10 days, 12 hours ago

      Well played.

    3. Irbox ⚽
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 2 Years
      10 days, 12 hours ago

      That’s all well and good but you may have suffered in previous weeks with this strategy.. this GW is far from over and I’m on a solid green with an average score at this stage..

      1. andywalks5300
        • 1 Year
        10 days, 12 hours ago

        Oh I have suffered in previous weeks, had some shockers in fact but I've also had good weeks too. This game rides on luck and no matter how much we plan we all know something could go awry - I was a Sane captainer for city's first dgw lol.
        I'm just saying there are people who play with a slightly different tactic. Only slightly mind, I'm on bb for gw35.
        Good luck for rest of gw and season 🙂

        1. Irbox ⚽
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 2 Years
          10 days, 12 hours ago

          Completely agree mate - more than one way to skin a cat and attack the season. Best of luck to you too!

      2. Vobinho In Wengerland
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 3 Years
        10 days, 12 hours ago

        I WCed in GW27 and up from 486k to 160k before this week.

        My main downfall was a poor FH32, and would be close to 100k otherwise.

        Transferred out Pogba and Brooks this week out if fear of Son hauling, so if I’d have stuck to my guns would be even better off.

        I still think it’s been the right strategy, a lot will depend on DGW35 and how that goes for the WC34 teams.

    4. F_Ivanovic
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      10 days, 11 hours ago

      There's no such thing as needing to WC early - if my team was in such a state I'd even be willing to take a -12 or -16. Also, people are only joking when they complain about casuals winning... they're going to have some weeks they win and if it weren't for those weeks they'd lose enjoyment in the game. I'm happy that they've succeeded this week knowing I'm still way ahead overall than the majority of casuals.

    5. skinner
      • 9 Years
      9 days, 20 hours ago

      Some people are just a bit salty because they followed the "experts" advice and it hasn't paid off. My strategy all along was to save the free hit till gw35 which not many have done but its worked for me.

      Obviously I've made mistakes along the way but Ive stuck with it and I'm easily leading my league

  15. Klein
    • 3 Years
    10 days, 12 hours ago

    Having son and eriksen already. Is adding moura overkill?
    Arnie to jiminez/deeney is another option.