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FPL Question Time – Consult panel ahead of Double Gameweek 35

Fantasy Premier League managers have endured a tough Gameweek 34 and almost certainly have questions for the next round of fixtures.

We are hurtling into the final Double Gameweek of the season with the Bench Boost chip looking the most likely to be deployed.

With the fixtures still appearing tricky to navigate, and the captaincy even harder, we have brought together another panel of managers to help you out.

Who’s on the panel this week?

Always Cheating Podcast – The USA’s most popular FPL podcast created by Josh and Brandon

Who Got the Assist? – One of the best known FPL podcasts this side of the Atlantic, the brainchild of Tom and Nick.

Rotation’s Alter Ego – One of our very own moderators on the site, who is currently in the top 5,000.

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  1. RED_ARMY
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 2 Years
    2 months, 22 hours ago

    Should i replace Vardy + Murray with Laca + Jimmy ? Or just do Murray to Jimmy and Vardy to Bobby for 36.

    1. 007 [RoboKlopp]
      • 2 Years
      2 months, 22 hours ago

      Later

  2. Tommo1888
    • 9 Years
    2 months, 22 hours ago

    Duffy and Deeney > Coady and Wilson??? -4

  3. The 12th Man
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 5 Years
    2 months, 22 hours ago

    Worth sacrificing Aguero to get quality replacements for Dunk and Deeney?

    Dunk,Aguero,Deeney > Laporte,Firmino,Wilson -8

    1. GnT
      • 3 Years
      2 months, 22 hours ago

      If you're benchboosting then hits are probably worth it, better if you're bringing in double gameweek players though

      1. The 12th Man
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 5 Years
        2 months, 22 hours ago

        Who though? I have Jimenez. Don’t want Arsenal.

    2. 007 [RoboKlopp]
      • 2 Years
      2 months, 22 hours ago

      No imo

    3. Konstaapeli
      • 2 Years
      2 months, 22 hours ago

      Keep Kun. He's a big game player.
      I'm dong Duffy+Deeney > Bednarek + Wilson for a hit.

  4. Xhaka_Laca
    • 5 Years
    2 months, 22 hours ago

    Have Duffy, Dank, Murray. Planning to do Dank + Murray to Cathcart + Wilson for -4. I'll have four player with single game (Salah, TAA, Verdy, Wilson).

    With BB planned, should I do it or go for Ings in place of Murray?

  5. Flapjack ✅
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 6 Years
    2 months, 22 hours ago

    People with suddenly awful benches “saving BB” is not something I agree with.

    I was considering it earlier in the week, however that bench is only going to realistically improve if you put all your FT in it and further issues and problems will most likely arise.

    I think a small hit can fix most benches thanks to cheap Soton assets, Llorente etc then can use all FT towards starting XI instead of a BB.

    Plus in a SGW rotation of key assets could mean you don’t get many over 15 out anyway!

    Caveat. I was wrong about Brighton defenders so feel free to ignore my worthless opinion 😉

    1. GnT
      • 3 Years
      2 months, 22 hours ago

      Fully agree, benches aren't likely to get stronger unless you're very lucky with injuries and rotation in the rest of your team and don't have to put out other fires with your FT

    2. The 12th Man
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 5 Years
      2 months, 22 hours ago

      I tend to agree. A -4 or -8 could easily be paid back if you make the right picks.

      Plus Brighton still have 2 games and could nick something. (Wishful thinking)

    3. Do I Not Like Orange
      • 6 Years
      2 months, 22 hours ago

      Priority move this GW for me is Vardy to Aguero. Feel I made a poor move keeping Vardy on WC, and not willing to let my ML rival (who cut my lead to 1pt this week) have Kun as a double game differential.

      After that, you're talking at least an 8pt hit to make my current bench of Lloris Duffy Dunk Deeney worthwhile as Brighton will get spanked twice again and Deeney won't play. I'd rather chance BBing the Brighton muppets in 36, which is now the only game they can realistically target to give themselves a chance of staying up.

      1. Flapjack ✅
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 6 Years
        2 months, 22 hours ago

        Vardy was someone I haven’t had won’t own, but that’s a luxury transfer surely ?

        You could just do Deeney and a Brighton defender to say Wilson and Bednarek

        Kun is obviously dangerous but I guess tonight will help your decision

        1. Flapjack ✅
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 6 Years
          2 months, 22 hours ago

          If you do that and Kun is benched in 36 your BB is already one down !

          1. Do I Not Like Orange
            • 6 Years
            2 months, 22 hours ago

            Kun hokey cokey to Firmino in 36 for me, plus a hit to replace Deeney (plenty ITB so will have options). Yeah, am hoping tonight's games make it clearer re: Kun.

  6. drughi
    • 9 Years
    2 months, 22 hours ago

    If I hadn't played my wildcard this week I would be in the top 10k now lol

    1. Flapjack ✅
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 6 Years
      2 months, 22 hours ago

      Be positive. We all got screwed. Wilson and Brooks never got even an assist for me. Pogba had been awful. Made sense to offload

      1. drughi
        • 9 Years
        2 months, 22 hours ago

        It sure made sense but still very annoying.

        1. Flapjack ✅
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 6 Years
          2 months, 22 hours ago

          Very. But this is the end game now. We gotta try not get enraged by it until the seasons done .. as these next few transfers define our seasons!

  7. ⚔★Vibudh★⚔
    • 2 Years
    2 months, 22 hours ago

    Should I use BB this week with Ryan,Duffy,JWP,Valery?

    1. GnT
      • 3 Years
      2 months, 22 hours ago

      despite the atrocious pst gw, it's not that bad, use a free transfer to change duffy or ryan and you're set imo

      1. ⚔★Vibudh★⚔
        • 2 Years
        2 months, 22 hours ago

        Used FT for Deeney, Duffy to Cathcart for a hit?

    2. 007 [RoboKlopp]
      • 2 Years
      2 months, 22 hours ago

      Yes imo

    3. drughi
      • 9 Years
      2 months, 22 hours ago

      Ryan will get you 2-3 points so will Duffy most likely. JWP I would guess in the range 5-10 points and Valery the same.

      1. ⚔★Vibudh★⚔
        • 2 Years
        2 months, 22 hours ago

        I'll take that Tbh

      2. Konstaapeli
        • 2 Years
        2 months, 22 hours ago

        You have more faith in Brighton than me. Only have Duffy but getting rid with a hit.

  8. ⚔★Vibudh★⚔
    • 2 Years
    2 months, 22 hours ago

    Duffy to Cathcart for a hit?

    1. Flapjack ✅
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 6 Years
      2 months, 22 hours ago

      Go for it

  9. b82rz
      2 months, 22 hours ago

      I’m now struggling with whether to Bench Boost this week. Current starting XI if I didn’t:
      Pat
      Duffy / Bednarek / Robbo
      Salah / Mane / Haz / JWP
      Jiminez / Aguero / Wilson
      (Ryan / Perreira / McNeil / AWB)
      I’d triple captain Jiminez this week if I don’t
      Alternatively I’ll be doing Perreira/McNeil to one of Deulofeu/Redmond/Babel and Lindelof/Kola/Boly for -8 (already put Jimi in with my FT)
      Is the bench boost worth it?
      Would be Ryan / Duffy / Wilson / AWB
      I’d almost see it as a way of covering off the hits I have to take to improve my team to the end of the season

    • unitednations
      • 7 Years
      2 months, 22 hours ago

      So confused about when to BB. Thoughts here?

      Foster --- Ryan
      Doherty • Laporte • Kolasinac ----- Valery Duffy
      Sterling • Pogba • Eriksen • Son ---- JWP
      Kun • Gray/Ings • Jimenez

      A: BB GW35 (TC gw36) with Ryan (wol, tot) // Valery (new, wat) // Duffy (wol, tot) // JWP (new, wat)
      B: BB GW36 (TC gw35) with Foster (WOL), Valery (BOU) // Kola (lei) // JWP (BOU)

      1. b82rz
          2 months, 22 hours ago

          Probably A still

      2. Fernando Torres
        • 7 Years
        2 months, 22 hours ago

        A) Ederson + Cathcart + Dunk
        B) Laporte + Yoshida + Ryan

        1. Konstaapeli
          • 2 Years
          2 months, 22 hours ago

          B

      3. Scotty B
        • 7 Years
        2 months, 22 hours ago

        De Gea
        Pereira VVD Dunk
        Salah Richarlison Maddison Mane
        Wilson Higuain Rondon

        Gunn Son Doherty Bednarek

        Using BB this week.

        Really unsure whether to just go -4 with Higuain > Jimenèz & Richarlison Or Maddison > 8.8/9.0 mid or just go all out and do a -8 shipping Pereira also to say Cathcart which would allow me to stretch to KDB?

        1. b82rz
            2 months, 22 hours ago

            I think all out with KDB

          • TorresMagic™
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • Has Moderation Rights
            • 10 Years
            2 months, 22 hours ago

            See how City do then decide.

        2. drughi
          • 9 Years
          2 months, 22 hours ago

          How is these transfer plans looking ?

          GW 35 Deeney and Duffy > Ings and Yoshida -4 (BB)
          GW36 Eriksen > Mane (salah/mane TC)

        3. Amey
            2 months, 22 hours ago

            RP
            Got bottomed few pages back.
            1 FT, 0.0 itb

            Lloris Foster
            Robbo Taa Duffy Doherty Valery
            Sterling Eriksen Son Jota Deulofeu
            Aguero Jimenez Firmino

            What would you suggest ??
            Save ??

            Feels bad about not having Hazard 😮

            1. HollywoodXI
              • 4 Years
              2 months, 22 hours ago

              Duffy to a Watford defender, maybe Cathcart?

              1. Amey
                  2 months, 22 hours ago

                  Yep
                  That's a possibility I've considered.
                  Not very enticing though as already have Foster,
                  Do you think doubling up is a good strategy mate ??

                  1. HollywoodXI
                    • 4 Years
                    2 months, 22 hours ago

                    Watford aren’t exactly reliable in terms of clean sheets but I do think they have the best DGW fixtures for potential clean sheets so a double might not be a bad shout. Cathcart is also an attacking threat at set pieces.

                    1. Amey
                        2 months, 22 hours ago

                        Thank you mate 🙂
                        Will decide on deadline to get as much information about Deulofeu Valery

                        GL to you 🙂

                    2. Numbuster
                      • 2 Years
                      2 months, 21 hours ago

                      feel not a good move to keep till end of season for a WAT df
                      But will only do for this week

                • Numbuster
                  • 2 Years
                  2 months, 22 hours ago

                  before closing, check Deulo fitness.
                  BB this week? not bad.. g2g

                  1. Amey
                      2 months, 22 hours ago

                      Yes. BB this gw

                      I think Deulofeu Valery will be fine.

                      1. Numbuster
                        • 2 Years
                        2 months, 21 hours ago

                        yeah that is great thought..

                • Numbuster
                  • 2 Years
                  2 months, 22 hours ago

                  Need help for this week

                  Deeney to Jiminez? or Firmino?

                  Attacker Liverpool. Firmino? Salah? Mane?

                  plan to build up GW36 for liverpool triple..

                  1. Amey
                      2 months, 22 hours ago

                      Jimenez

                      Mane seems safest bet out of them. I have Bobby and not sure I've picked correct attacker 😛

                      1. Numbuster
                        • 2 Years
                        2 months, 21 hours ago

                        having a dilemma over Deeney RED, picked tripled Brighton..

                  2. Lazaretti
                    • 1 Year
                    2 months, 21 hours ago

                    Anyone considering dbl wolves defence for GW35. Brighton and Arsenal home. I won Jonny atm and could swap Ryan to Patricio or Duffy to Doherty or Boly... maybe bring one from those also with -4 hit

                    1. Numbuster
                      • 2 Years
                      2 months, 21 hours ago

                      double attack is better than double defense
                      Only liverpool double df more reliable

                      1. Lazaretti
                        • 1 Year
                        2 months, 21 hours ago

                        Maybe so.., just there are not many good budget friendly nailed defenders for dbl GW, Cathcart? For midfielder position there is Redmond, JWP, Deulofeu, Moura, Doucoure, maybe someone else too

                  3. muong
                      2 months, 18 hours ago

                      Made a rage transfer after seeing Deeney red card, went to Gray in straight swap. 0.0 ITB with Ryan and Duffy, considering taking -4 to move Duffy to Boly. Thoughts?