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. Big_Andy_GAWA
    • 7 Years
    12 days, 2 hours ago

    Nothing would make me happier later today than for David Silva to be fully rested (out of the squad), or even have a little bug/the sniffles. Oh, and for Liverpool to win, Mané to score a brace and Tiger to win The Masters. 😀

    1. Blue Lion's Biatch
      • 9 Years
      12 days, 2 hours ago

      Tiger still at it? Haven't heard of him in ages

  2. EMBOLOFAN
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    12 days, 2 hours ago

    captained dunk and went top 700 anyway

    important to see the funny side

    1. Forever In Our Shadow
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 5 Years
      12 days, 2 hours ago

      Wheres your link to show us your mighty great efforts this season?

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

        Proof or it didn’t happen?

        1. Forever In Our Shadow
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 5 Years
          12 days, 2 hours ago

          Just to see both this statement and how he got to where he is. I like to look at the story to a ranking.

        2. EMBOLOFAN
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          12 days, 2 hours ago

          OR689
          have fun stanning!

          1. EMBOLOFAN
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            12 days, 2 hours ago

            698*

          2. Blue Lion's Biatch
            • 9 Years
            12 days, 2 hours ago

            Stanning 😀

          3. Forever In Our Shadow
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 5 Years
            12 days, 2 hours ago

            Not that interested. 😉

            1. Blue Lion's Biatch
              • 9 Years
              12 days, 2 hours ago

              I thought with this much chutzpah on show it must be worth a few clicks to see true greatness. Man was I wrong. That history is putrid 😆

              https://fantasy.premierleague.com/a/entry/1049189/history

              1. EMBOLOFAN
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                12 days, 1 hour ago

                9 long years

                1. Albrightondknight
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  • 3 Years
                  12 days, 1 hour ago

                  I would kill for a top 1 k finish. Hope you can stay there. Well done.
                  11 years and I have never done better than top 30k. More consistent the last few years but never anything spectacular.

                2. Blue Lion's Biatch
                  • 9 Years
                  12 days, 1 hour ago

                  Yeah long slog you deserve to bask in the glory I guess. Hope you can hold onto that 3 digit finish.

                  Signed: your number one fan, stan

                  1. EMBOLOFAN
                    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                    12 days, 1 hour ago

                    thanks - this is my first season taking fpl “seriously”. my background is in NLH so lots of crossover. mostly trying to wind people up

                    1. MeatPieSausageRoll
                      12 days, 1 hour ago

                      9 years on the site but this is your 1st year taking it ‘seriously’ 😆

                    2. Blue Lion's Biatch
                      • 9 Years
                      12 days, 1 hour ago

                      Yeah I gathered mate. Stanning gave me a good chuckle tbh

              2. Gnu
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 9 Years
                12 days, 1 hour ago

                As is your team name 🙂

                1. Blue Lion's Biatch
                  • 9 Years
                  12 days, 1 hour ago

                  Can you point on the doll to where Mr Southgate touched you

                  1. Gnu
                    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                    • 9 Years
                    12 days, 1 hour ago

                    Hahaha.

  3. elchilangles
    12 days, 2 hours ago

    Valery to Yoshida make sense???

    1. EMBOLOFAN
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      12 days, 2 hours ago

      could make sense if you love using fts on transfers that dont gain you any ground

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

      Only if ruled out.

    3. elchilangles
      12 days, 2 hours ago

      on Wildcard

  4. marquinhos
    • 3 Years
    12 days, 2 hours ago

    Are we going to see mark on the Scoutcast again this season?
    Nailed that Redmond pick today....

    1. Eddie`
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 6 Years
      12 days, 2 hours ago

      Murray not so much.

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

      Depends on Murray.

    3. Forever In Our Shadow
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 5 Years
      12 days, 2 hours ago

      Either way would be good to see the original scout on the scoutcast. He is surely missed.

    4. Captain Choice - Ag imirt &…
      • 9 Years
      12 days, 1 hour ago

      I think if he WAS still on the scoutcast he would not have picked redmond the 'community' and david munday/joe lepper/az would have talked him out of it.

  5. rainy
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • Has Moderation Rights
    • 3 Years
    12 days, 2 hours ago

    Price Changes - 14th April 2019

    🔺  Jiménez (6.9)

    🔻  David Luiz (5.9)

    1. EMBOLOFAN
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      12 days, 2 hours ago

      we stan

    2. Differential (c)
      • 3 Years
      12 days, 2 hours ago

      Mexican delight!

      1. Albrightondknight
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 3 Years
        12 days, 1 hour ago

        Don't think .1 compensates for a 1 pointer.

        1. rainy
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • Has Moderation Rights
          • 3 Years
          11 days, 19 hours ago

          Softens the blow a bit, surely, as you're pencilling out that GW38 dream team 😉

      2. rainy
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • Has Moderation Rights
        • 3 Years
        11 days, 19 hours ago

        ¡Si, el puede!

    3. fclackless [RoboKlopp]
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      11 days, 23 hours ago

      cheers

      1. rainy
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • Has Moderation Rights
        • 3 Years
        11 days, 19 hours ago

        No worries!

        -R

    1. Lingard’s Shin Guards
      12 days, 2 hours ago

      Please enlighten us on who’ll score the next brace 😉

      1. bigbudgie
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 4 Years
        12 days, 2 hours ago

        I think I'll keep my secrets for now

    2. elchilangles
      12 days, 1 hour ago

      nice, any chance of next week's lottery numbers?

      1. bigbudgie
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 4 Years
        12 days, 1 hour ago

        Don't be ridiculous

    3. Captain Choice - Ag imirt &…
      • 9 Years
      12 days, 1 hour ago

      You didn't listen to your own advice you did not keep him in your wildcard!!!

      1. bigbudgie
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 4 Years
        12 days, 1 hour ago

        Am I not allowed to think a player could do well but not own them?

        1. MeatPieSausageRoll
          12 days, 1 hour ago

          This is hilarious

        2. Captain Choice - Ag imirt &…
          • 9 Years
          12 days, 1 hour ago

          No you are not especially when you are on a wildcard and could have picked him if you were that confident.
          If you were not on a wildcard you would have at least some excuse.

          1. bigbudgie
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 4 Years
            12 days, 1 hour ago

            Wow, ok

            1. Captain Choice - Ag imirt &…
              • 9 Years
              12 days, 1 hour ago

              Can you explain why you did not pick Pogba if you thought he was going to score a brace?
              And you were clearly confident on it.
              With that midfield you have it would simply mean mane out pogba in.

        3. Brosstan
          • 4 Years
          12 days, 1 hour ago

          No. Bragging about 'calling' players without getting them in yourself (especially on Wildcard) is worthless.

          1. bigbudgie
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 4 Years
            12 days, 1 hour ago

            Its up to you if you refuse to do the logic on this. Getting. Eriksen and Son on WC was because I thought they had potential to do even better, not hard to understand is it?

            1. Brosstan
              • 4 Years
              12 days, 1 hour ago

              The thing that's hard to understand is bragging about someone you didn't even have the confidence to pick yourself. Obviously you don't think he was a good pick, so why bring it up? It's pathetic tbh

              1. bigbudgie
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 4 Years
                12 days, 1 hour ago

                Maybe it's not bragging then?

                1. Brosstan
                  • 4 Years
                  12 days, 1 hour ago

                  What else is it if it isn't an attempt to make yourself look clever?

                  1. bigbudgie
                    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                    • 4 Years
                    12 days, 1 hour ago

                    Just an attempt to engage. The only issue is the way you choose to interpret the post

                    1. MeatPieSausageRoll
                      12 days, 1 hour ago

                      It’s an attempt to seek praise

                      I’ve never seen one go so wrong

            2. Captain Choice - Ag imirt &…
              • 9 Years
              12 days, 1 hour ago

              Why keep mane?

              1. bigbudgie
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 4 Years
                12 days, 1 hour ago

                Well... Prefer Liverpool attacking cover, especially for car HUD. United form is not great, is it...

                1. Captain Choice - Ag imirt &…
                  • 9 Years
                  12 days, 1 hour ago

                  But Pogba was going to get a brace you would be able to get Mane back after it?
                  Or is mane going to get a hattrick against chelsea?
                  If you have a link to that one I would be impressed 😀

                  1. bigbudgie
                    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                    • 4 Years
                    12 days, 1 hour ago

                    Now who sounds clever?

                    1. MeatPieSausageRoll
                      12 days, 56 mins ago

                      Still not you

    4. MeatPieSausageRoll
      12 days, 1 hour ago

      1 person disagreed with you and you post a link 😆

    5. Albrightondknight
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      12 days, 1 hour ago

      I am City less on WC would not mind if that was true. Partly I was afraid of rotation and I want pol to win so bad.
      Should have also listened to the one or two who bigging up Moura early last week but he certainly never made the template.

    6. The Train Driver
      • 3 Years
      12 days, 1 hour ago

      I could also post a sh*t load of predictions and then link those I nail down..

      1. bigbudgie
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 4 Years
        12 days, 1 hour ago

        Go on then

      2. RedLightning - The Last Ten…
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • Has Moderation Rights
        • 8 Years
        11 days, 12 hours ago

        Buggu was notorious for doing that a few years back.

    7. MeatPieSausageRoll
      12 days, 1 hour ago

      The funniest thing about this whole thing is the fact he wanted praise despite not even getting the player on WC 😆

    8. bigbudgie
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      12 days, 1 hour ago

      Post was supposed to be light hearted, obviously people are upset with their crappy gameweek or something 🙂

      1. MeatPieSausageRoll
        12 days, 1 hour ago

        No people are confused that you’re seeking praise over a player you didn’t actually even go onto own. How’re we meant to say well done when you didn’t even have the conviction to own

        1. MeatPieSausageRoll
          12 days, 1 hour ago

          There’s no way around it - it’s a bit sad

          1. jia you jia you
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 2 Years
            12 days, 1 hour ago

            wasnt talking about you at all btw, they were out in force on your MUN LB post also, but you did kind of bring that on yourself mate haha

      2. jia you jia you
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 2 Years
        12 days, 1 hour ago

        dont mind them BB, bunch of bloody snowflakes on this site!

        1. MeatPieSausageRoll
          12 days, 1 hour ago

          Lol! Not everyone is bowing down to me over a player i don’t own - they must be snowflakes!

        2. bigbudgie
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 4 Years
          12 days, 1 hour ago

          This!

    9. Grounderz
      • 7 Years
      12 days, 9 mins ago

      They don't have to listen. It's their choice.

  6. Captain Choice - Ag imirt &…
    • 9 Years
    12 days, 1 hour ago

    I must admit I am a bit annoyed with that lucas Moura haul. I briefly considered getting him for the fun of it.
    Then thought no that's madness.
    Got in Sigurdsson instead v fulham also got in Vardy after looking at his two single gameweek newcastle and west ham.
    Did not see any games over the weekend so far were leicester and everton that bad?

  7. Test Eagles
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 7 Years
    12 days, 1 hour ago

    Lindelof on the bench, is that a rest before CL as well? Carrying him into DGW is a risk obviously, but I really can’t see any Man U defenders locked away!

    1. Albrightondknight
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      12 days, 1 hour ago

      It's probably time for us all to chill and stick with what we have for now. Last thing we need to do is compound this week by taking the wrong ones out again 🙂

  8. Irbox ⚽
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 2 Years
    12 days, 1 hour ago

    Duffy (c) - would you normally consider him a captain shout in a single fixture against Cardiff?

    1. Albrightondknight
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      12 days, 1 hour ago

      Rhetorical question per chance 😉

    2. Captain Choice - Ag imirt &…
      • 9 Years
      12 days, 1 hour ago

      no

    3. Joggers Nipple
      • 9 Years
      12 days, 1 hour ago

      no

  9. Totalfootball
    • 2 Years
    12 days, 1 hour ago

    Hey guys , serious question , i had a top 500 finish last season , this season currently on 7k , but still find myself like around 250 pts behind the ovr leader ! Like wtf!
    I know i make better decisions than most of the people out there eg: Getting in Moura this week , have had 6 captain blanks out of 34 (anewpla), but how in the hell is there still a 200+ gap between me and the leader!
    Its just ridiculous!
    Can anyone actually tell me what does it take to be on the very top ?
    I genuinely want to know.

    Thankyou

    1. Albrightondknight
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      12 days, 1 hour ago

      It always like that. It's tight up to a certain fairly high rank then the curve gets exponential

      1. Totalfootball
        • 2 Years
        12 days, 1 hour ago

        So you mean to say it all comes down to luck in the end ?

        1. Albrightondknight
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 3 Years
          12 days, 1 hour ago

          Not matter how good you are at this game winning it requires luck.
          Consistent top 10k or 1k finishes can't be luck that is skill but going that extra bit does require luck - yes.

    2. Gnu
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 9 Years
      12 days, 1 hour ago

      You're doing better than most so I would be pretty satisfied.
      I would be, I'm having a mare.

      1. Totalfootball
        • 2 Years
        12 days, 1 hour ago

        Yeah but its depressing to be good but still have no chance to actually win it! 🙁

    3. mixology
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 6 Years
      12 days, 1 hour ago

      So many different variables- too many to list.
      You’re having a heck of a season being top 7k. 250 points behind may be too much at this stage of season even for differentials. Just focus on finishing the highest you can- I wouldn’t worry about catching the leader too much at this point and just enjoy your rank and trying to finish the season strong

      1. Totalfootball
        • 2 Years
        12 days, 1 hour ago

        Thanks for that.
        But what variables are you exactly talking about ?

    4. ChuckN
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 9 Years
      12 days, 1 hour ago

      Captain picks

      1. Totalfootball
        • 2 Years
        12 days, 1 hour ago

        As i said 6 captain blanks
        But yeah some of the non-blankers were indeed 6 pointers!
        (But genuinely there were no better captain picks those weeks)

    5. Captain Choice - Ag imirt &…
      • 9 Years
      12 days, 1 hour ago

      you lost about over 5 points per week on average on the leader that's how.

      Answer to your question research, time and luck.
      There are plenty of those who consider themselves fpl experts (by themselves or others) who are having poor seasons relativity speaking.

      Ville Ronka:
      https://fantasy.premierleague.com/a/entry/829593/history

      Az:
      https://fantasy.premierleague.com/a/team/94/event/34

      Jay Egersdorff:
      https://fantasy.premierleague.com/a/entry/64342/history

      1. Totalfootball
        • 2 Years
        12 days, 1 hour ago

        Actually more than 5!
        Yes , do follow these guys once in a while , but they have amazing track records!
        Surely , 1 bad season doesnt change that ?!

        In hindsight , maybe decisions like captaining Moura play a major role but thought that bringing him in was enough of a differential in itself.

    6. FlockofSeagulls
      • 1 Year
      12 days ago

      Luck

  10. Albrightondknight
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 3 Years
    12 days, 1 hour ago

    One word
    carnage

    Anyway who on here had Moura, Pogba Wilson et all so I can hate ye 🙂

    1. ChuckN
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 9 Years
      12 days, 1 hour ago

      Pogba and Wilson here. Broight in son and eriksen for hits.

      Dropped Brooks for a hit which is peaches.

      1. Albrightondknight
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 3 Years
        12 days, 1 hour ago

        Still better than most. Nice
        Sorry forget nice I hate you 🙂

        1. ChuckN
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 9 Years
          12 days, 45 mins ago

          Didnt mention my kane hit hahah

          And hit to take him back out for Jimi

    2. jia you jia you
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 2 Years
      12 days, 1 hour ago

      Sold Fraser for a hit this week which really hurt but at least I kept Pogba

  11. Brosstan
    • 4 Years
    12 days, 1 hour ago

    Did people really sell Penba on Wildcard? Lol@ casuals trying to follow the chip strategy template!

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

      You sold him and spent a lot more buying him back whilst on wildcard 😆

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

        25 Dec 23:02 Pogba Sterling GW19
        06 Apr 10:42 Pereyra Pogba GW34
        09 Apr 23:33 Pogba Ramsey GW34

      2. Brosstan
        • 4 Years
        11 days, 15 hours ago

        Who cares about TV.. High TV means you buy trash like Son instead of Moura

    2. jia you jia you
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 2 Years
      12 days, 1 hour ago

      You slate a poster abover and then come up with this! Now thats pathetic 😉

  12. Captain Choice - Ag imirt &…
    • 9 Years
    12 days, 1 hour ago

    I am hoping for a man city clean sheet with 0-0 or a 1-0 win with the likes of foden/Mahrez scoring.

    1. TorresMagic™
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • Has Moderation Rights
      • 9 Years
      12 days, 59 mins ago

      4-1 Man City sounds better, Aguero and Sterling scoring the 4 and assisting each other.

      1. Pilgrim62
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 2 Years
        12 days, 54 mins ago

        This

      2. Captain Choice - Ag imirt &…
        • 9 Years
        12 days, 52 mins ago

        Considering I went without city attack if that happens I might end up making -20 in hits in a rage the following gameweek.
        Already annoyed I picked Vardy despite the fact I predicted that Newcastle would sit back and Vardy would find it hard on the break. (still though he was better than other rotation risk options)
        I expect him to get a brace v the hammers now.... 😀

    2. jia you jia you
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 2 Years
      12 days, 56 mins ago

      3-1 Sterling hattie

      1. MeatPieSausageRoll
        12 days, 54 mins ago

        Jesus thought you was meant to be a Utd fan

        1. jia you jia you
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 2 Years
          12 days, 38 mins ago

          one of those two has to win the league and I think I'd prefer Liverpool to wait another while for their title 😉

          1. Amey
            11 days, 23 hours ago

            While = how many years buddy ??
            😉

  13. Chucky
    • 5 Years
    12 days, 48 mins ago

    tried to be clever and went for siggy instead of pogba on my WC 🙁

    1. George James
      • 4 Years
      12 days, 44 mins ago

      Right move on paper mate don’t beat yourself up.

    2. Holmes
      • 5 Years
      12 days, 9 mins ago

      One of the reasons to play WC was to drop Pogba, dont lie 😉

      1. Amey
        11 days, 23 hours ago

        No way 😀
        Change of grav !!

        1. Holmes
          • 5 Years
          11 days, 23 hours ago

          😆

          Not even one bit frustrated for his zero pointer, feels like I expected it before the GW started 😀

          1. Amey
            11 days, 23 hours ago

            Ha ha
            Same here.

  14. George James
    • 4 Years
    12 days, 45 mins ago

    Anyone expecting Ryan Bennet to get a starting spot back?

  15. NATSTER
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 8 Years
    12 days, 21 mins ago

    Which week looks like a better one for BB chip with these benches?

    DGW 35 : Etheridge (LIV) + AWB (ars) + Bednarek (new+wat) + Brooks (FUL)

    GW 36 : Etheridge (ful) + AWB (EVE) + Bednarek (BOU) + Brooks (sou)

    DF have better fixtures on GW36, but Brooks have FUL (H) on GW35.

    TC in consideration too. If Salah was not too bad, GW36 looks best but not confidence now.

    DGW 35 : Jimenez (BHA+ARS)
    GW36 : Salah (HUD)
    GW37 : Jimenez (FUL)
    GW38 : Sterling / Aguero (bha)

    1. Chandler Bing
      • 2 Years
      12 days, 1 min ago

      I like GW36 BB and GW 38 TC

      1. NATSTER
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 8 Years
        11 days, 23 hours ago

        Thank you.

        GW38 TC have one risk of motivation. It highly depends on what situation of Premier League and Champion League will be at that time. Also, situation of Brighton in relegation fight too.

  16. Chandler Bing
    • 2 Years
    12 days, 2 mins ago

    Is Deulofeu likely to play both games next GW? Considering him as a captain punt.

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

      Wouldn't bet on it.

    2. Amey
      12 days ago

      90 minutes against Hudds is enough for him to haul mate.
      Wait for this gw match & see whether he keeps his place in the team

    3. Holmes
      • 5 Years
      11 days, 23 hours ago

      Probably some part of HUD and almost full game vs SOU which is enough for him to haul

  17. yuva247
    • 1 Year
    11 days, 23 hours ago

    Who is the guaranteed starter for Watford in defense ?

    1. NATSTER
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 8 Years
      11 days, 23 hours ago

      Huge rotation there. It looks like only Foster is guaranteed.

  18. fedolefan
    • 4 Years
    11 days, 23 hours ago

    People were quick to say Bournemouth were on the beach after the hammering last week, but no one's talking about Wolves being on the beach because Jimenez and Jota fit nicely in the WC budget. They play against Brighton who may still be scrapping to avoid relegation and Arsenal who have top 4 to play for. Wolves could compete for that Europa league spot but who knows if they really want it.

    1. NATSTER
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 8 Years
      11 days, 23 hours ago

      Umm.. No reason to ignore Europa League spot.

      City are most favourite to win FA Cup. Get to finish #7 should be really a perfect summary of their great season.

      1. fedolefan
        • 4 Years
        11 days, 23 hours ago

        Every reason to ignore the Europa league spot. Burnley will tell you what it did to them last season if you don't have squad depth. Wolves got knocked out of the FA cup too, and maybe the disappointment played a part in their loss to Southampton.

        1. NATSTER
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 8 Years
          11 days, 23 hours ago

          I see what you mean. Hope we will get some more opinions on their performances and motivations in Southampton match.

    2. Amey
      11 days, 23 hours ago

      I was very confident about Jimenez © in gw 35, but have to admit now I'm not.
      Their dgw is good enough though.
      Can bin one of Jota/Doherty afterwards.
      Jimenez, i got him this gw for the first time this season. (Maybe why he blanked 😀 ) so i am not selling him.

      1. NATSTER
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 8 Years
        11 days, 23 hours ago

        I really like their DGW and have only Jimenez now. Budget allow me to change Puncheon + Diop -> Jota + Doherty, but I'm not yet confident. Hope we will know more.

        1. Amey
          11 days, 23 hours ago

          Yeah
          And tbh, Southampton are playing good atm so we should not read too much into that.
          They kept pool at bay for so long in the match.
          I like their chances in dgw (Wolves) but not 100% sure about Jimenez © anymore

  19. True Deadzoner
    • 7 Years
    11 days, 23 hours ago

    Mane or Fimino?

    1. Amey
      11 days, 23 hours ago

      I've gone with Firmino.
      As pointed out in the Scoutcast he's playing as a CF atm. Also in good form

    2. thegaffer82
      • 7 Years
      11 days, 23 hours ago

      I want both for Hudd game.

      But Mané if I had to choose

  20. thegaffer82
    • 7 Years
    11 days, 23 hours ago

    My DF this week 🙁

    ...........Ryan 0
    Trippier 0 - Duffy 0 - Doherty 0

    Well played lads!

  21. Kopkloppers
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 4 Years
    11 days, 23 hours ago

    Be clever. Don't C Vardy when the bus is parked.
    Be wise. A nice DGW and Dunk a goal threat and Brighton ok at home 2 natches.
    Ryan a safe bet too.
    Knockeart a shoe in and no reliant on clean sheets.
    Son and Erik score but everyone and their dog has them.
    Total 11 points.
    Worst week in memory.

    1. thegaffer82
      • 7 Years
      11 days, 23 hours ago

      Ouch! I’m only 4 points better off though.

      *hug*

    2. Amey
      11 days, 23 hours ago

      Ha
      Everyone is having a mare 😀
      21 here with 5 to go.
      Red arrow on WC 😮

  22. Dakes.
    • 2 Years
    11 days, 23 hours ago

    Lmao. Just seen that thread from earlier with the lad saying Luke Shaw is a world class, top 2 left back in the world, and that that would be agreed upon by 85% of people...

    I mean we’re all entitled to our opinions, but not sure on that one bruv

    1. Chandler Bing
      • 2 Years
      11 days, 23 hours ago

      *facepalm* Not even Top 2 in his own league.

  23. Do I Not Like Orange
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 6 Years
    11 days, 23 hours ago

    Wildcards have been a curse for me this season. Got rid of Salah the week of his Bournemouth hat trick on the first. Used this one to dump all the underperforming beach club flops who let me down in the blanks: Lascelles, Anderson, Fraser, Wilson. May just go back to my old casual tactics of burning the WC a few weeks into the season.

  24. La Roja
    • 7 Years
    11 days, 22 hours ago

    Is this worth -8?

    Vardy Camarasa AshleyBarnes ➡ Moura Deeney Jimenez

    1. Burger
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      11 days, 22 hours ago

      Yup, 24 hours ago.

  25. Kiwivillan
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 4 Years
    11 days, 22 hours ago

    Only need 14pts from Sterling to match late trade before deadline for Pogba. If kept Pogba was getting Knockaert so not 15pts. Sterling guaranteed bench right?

    1. La Roja
      • 7 Years
      11 days, 22 hours ago

      How’s Sterling “guaranteed” benched?

      1. Kiwivillan
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 4 Years
        11 days, 22 hours ago

        Just softening the blow mentally in advance

  26. Mr Frost
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 9 Years
    11 days, 22 hours ago

    No Moura option on the gwk34 (c) poll?

  27. De Gea is GOAT
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 2 Years
    11 days, 22 hours ago

    Left Wilson on my bench. I am officially done with FPL 🙁

  28. yuva247
    • 1 Year
    11 days, 22 hours ago

    I am gonna use BB this game week and following is my squad

    Ryan Boruc
    TAA Duffy Kola Lascelles AWB
    pogba Mane eriksson Fraser HarveyBarnes
    Aguero Jimenez (c) vardy

    I am planning to bring two players for AWB and Barnes with 4.5ITB

    Please suggest me the best 2 options with the funds available - thought of bringing two from Watford but their rotation puts me off

    1. Becks
      • 1 Year
      11 days, 22 hours ago

      Doherty Wilson

      1. yuva247
        • 1 Year
        11 days, 22 hours ago

        Need a midfielder for harveyBarnes

        1. Becks
          • 1 Year
          11 days, 21 hours ago

          Oh, Jota is popular.

  29. BIELSA
    • 3 Years
    11 days, 22 hours ago

    LMS safety score?