Scout Notes

Lacazette and Aubameyang return points again despite Arsenal defeat

Arsenal’s ten-match winning league run at the Emirates came to an end on Sunday as Crystal Palace produced another fine away display to mathematically confirm their Premier League safety.

There was little joy for Fantasy managers investing in either defence but the points flowed for the most-popular midfielders and forwards on show.

We also take a brief look at Fulham’s second successive Premier League victory in the Scout Notes below.

Arsenal 2-3 Crystal Palace

  • Goals: Mesut Ozil (£7.9m), Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang (£10.9m) | Christian Benteke (£6.3m), Wilfried Zaha (£6.8m), James McArthur (£4.8m)
  • Assists: Alexandre Lacazette (£9.4m) | Luka Milivojevic (£6.4m), Christian Benteke, Scott Dann (£4.4m)

In a Double Gameweek in which many premium Fantasy Premier League assets have (so far) either blanked or delivered modest returns, Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang (£10.9m) and Alexandre Lacazette (£9.4m) did what they have consistently done all season and registered attacking points for their owners.

Aubameyang’s goal and bonus point mean he is now the joint-highest-scoring FPL forward of 2018/19, while Lacazette’s assist for Mesut Ozil‘s (£7.9m) equaliser kept up the Frenchman’s remarkable record on home soil: the Arsenal striker has banked an attacking return in each of his last nine appearances at the Emirates.

Aubameyang’s achievement is all the more remarkable given the downsides associated with him as a Fantasy asset.

Be it through illness, injury or rotation, Sunday’s 90-minute showing was only Aubameyang’s fourth start in Arsenal’s last nine league fixtures.

With Unai Emery fond of changing formation from match to match and indeed during games, we never can be sure where the Gabon international will be lining up.

Aubameyang started off yesterday’s match alongside Lacazette in a 3-4-1-2 but with the Gunners trailing at the interval, Emery made two substitutions and altered his team’s shape.

Off went Carl Jenkinson (£4.5m) and Konstantinos Mavropanos (£4.7m) to be replaced by Alex Iwobi (£5.4m) and Ainsley Maitland-Niles (£4.4m), with Emery reverting to a 4-2-3-1.

That meant Aubameyang was pushed out to the right flank on the opposite wing to Iwobi, with Ozil playing behind Lacazette in “the hole”.

Emery explained his half-time changes after the game, saying:

In the first half, we continued with the three central defenders because I think we can be more consistent with that.

In the second half, we changed to play with two and we can take more possibilities in the attacking third, in the build-up, but defensively we gave them more space to take the transitions.

Their goals are from set pieces and one second action, but also we know that we can be taking more risks in the second half. But when the score is like that in the first half and we are losing 1-0, I think we need to do that.

In truth, Aubameyang did little of note outside of his goal – but how often have we said that this season?

The Gabonese striker had only one penalty box touch/attempt (his goal) all game, with even defender Shkodran Mustafi (£5.4m) having more touches in the opposition half.

As he proved last season, though, Aubameyang is among the most clinical forwards in the top flight.

Of strikers with more than 1,000 minutes to their name this season, the former Borussia Dortmund has the second-best goal conversion rate in the Premier League. Aubameyang was top for that statistic in 2017/18.

Lacazette was more involved than his fellow striker, registering nine penalty box touches and three shots, but two of his efforts were blocked and the other was off-target.

The Frenchman has started 12 of Arsenal’s last 14 Premier League games and, on paper, would seem a safer bet than Aubameyang to feature in Emery’s league line-ups.

In reality, no-one knows what the Arsenal manager will do in the Gunners’ second Gameweek 35 fixture and beyond.

Lacazette’s recent benching at Vicarage Road and Arsenal’s ongoing Europa League campaign makes second-guessing his involvement (or anyone else’s) nigh-on impossible, one of the main reasons why a large proportion of Fantasy managers have shied away from the Gunners’ two strikers – despite their consistent returns.

Emery explained his latest round of rotation and suggested changes will continue to occur for the rest of 2018/19, saying:

We changed because we are going to play a lot of matches. We have had some injuries, like with Aaron Ramsey, and we need to protect the players. For example, Xhaka asked to change in the second half against Napoli and today could’ve played, but with some risk.

We need to protect our players and to us other players. We are playing with a lot of players and they give us the performance, we lost today but we could also have lost with other players on the pitch.

Arsenal’s away form is also a bit of an issue, with Lacazette recording only one goal and one assist in his last six league appearances on the road. Aubameyang also has just one goal in his last half-dozen showings away from home.

With the Gunners on their travels in three of their remaining four fixtures, there would be understandable concern about not just minutes but FPL points in the season run-in.

Ozil is a prime example of Arsenal’s home-and-away schizophrenia.

The German’s goal was his eighth FPL return of 2018/19 but seven of them have come at the Emirates. Ozil, indeed, has only started one away league game this calendar year.

Ozil’s inclusion with Aubameyang and Lacazette on Sunday was perhaps one of the reasons why Arsenal’s defence was left so badly exposed, although the midfield shield of Mohamed Elneny (£4.2m) and Matteo Guendouzi (£4.4m) did little to stem the Palace attacks.

Mustafi lost Christian Benteke (£6.3m) and Wilfried Zaha (£6.9m) all too easily for Palace’s opening two goals, while James McArthur (£4.8m) was left unmarked to nod in Scott Dann’s (£4.4m) flick-on for the Eagles’ third.

Martin Kelly (£3.9m) had earlier blazed over following another Dann header, while Benteke skied a presentable chance high into the crowd and Bernd Leno (£4.9m) had to twice deny Cheikhou Kouyate (£4.7m) in the space of a second as Arsenal’s defence wilted.

That fragility at the back would potentially bode well for owners of Wolves assets ahead of the two clubs’ meeting on Wednesday, although Emery will at least have Sokratis (£5.1m) back from suspension and – fitness-depending – could well be able to call upon the services of Granit Xhaka (£5.2m) and Lucas Torreira (£4.7m) to add steel to the midfield.

Emery talked about his team’s defending after full-time, saying:

First, it’s because they have very good players. Second, it’s because today in the set pieces, we didn’t work and we weren’t strong like we were in the rest of the season. The first goal came from a free-kick, the third from a corner.

Today we struggled more than we wanted in these two situations and really the result can come, this result, through it.

Emery was also asked about Mustafi’s performance and replied:

In all the season I think he is being consistent. We speak about every match.

We can speak about players individually, but sometimes they can play very well, sometimes cannot play well. But I prefer to speak about the consistency in the season.

I think we are, every player, helping and every player is playing with a big performance and today also, when you can defend against a player like Benteke or Zaha, you can suffer more than maybe in other situations.

But if today we were better in the set pieces, maybe we could have won this match.

For all of Arsenal’s deficiencies, Roy Hodgson was right to point out how impressive his side had been.

Strike duo Zaha and Benteke terrorised the home defence, while the two banks of four in front of Vicente Guaita (£4.2m) limited Arsenal to just two “big chances”.

Hodgson said:

It was a very satisfying performance. Even a draw’s a result but to come and get a victory you have to give a really good performance. Your defending is going to have to be top-notch right through until the 95-96th minute and then you’ve got to make certain that when you do get the ball, you’ve got to hope that your two front players do what our two did today.

I thought they were really, really good and I thought we were good value for our three goals because we carried that threat I thought with the two front players. The midfield four and the back four were excellent at staying compact, staying narrow and we were able to reduce the clear-cut chances they were able to create.

Benteke, making his second successive start ahead of loanee Michy Batshuayi (£6.3m), surely cemented his place in the Palace team for Gameweek 36 by registering his first two attacking returns of 2018/19, with the Belgian striker also providing the assist for Zaha’s goal.

Hodgson said of Benteke’s display:

I think he’s more than just a goalscorer, his all-round performance today was fantastic. If he had played that way and someone else had scored the goal I wouldn’t be saying we should berate him in any way for not scoring.

It is good [that he scored], I agree. Front players need goals and of course, I’m sure it is a weight off his mind but the biggest weight off his mind must be that in tandem with Wilf today, he gave such a good performance.

Not only going forward, he did a good job defensively – both did – and our compact, narrow shape was also largely or certainly in part due to the fact that they dropped in so well and made it difficult for the Arsenal midfield players to get on the ball.

Luka Milivojevic (£6.4m) banked his fifth attacking return in six Gameweeks with an assist for Benteke’s goal, while McArthur is now the highest-scoring budget FPL midfielder under £5.0m after his own strike.

While Palace’s attacking assets caught the eye, they next face an Everton side with six clean sheets in their last eight Premier League games.

The Eagles are also back at Selhurst Park, where they have scored less than half the number of goals they have netted away from home.

Joel Ward (£4.3m) came into the Palace side at the expense of the benched Patrick van Aanholt (£5.5m), while Dann – a Fantasy favourite of yesteryear – caught the eye at set plays.

The veteran centre-half had three attempts on goal from dead-ball situations, with two of his efforts inadvertently leading to big chances (one converted by McArthur) and the other drawing a save from Leno.

Arsenal XI (3-4-1-2): Leno; Mustafi, Koscielny, Mavropanos (Iwobi 46′); Jenkinson (Maitland-Niles 46′), Guendouzi, Elneny (Torreira 68′), Kolasinac; Ozil; Aubameyang, Lacazette.

Crystal Palace XI (4-4-2): Guaita; Wan-Bissaka, Kelly, Dann, Ward; McArthur, Kouyate, Milivojevic, Meyer (Townsend 80′); Benteke (Ayew 78′), Zaha.

Bournemouth 0-1 Fulham

  • Goal: Aleksandar Mitrovic (£6.3m)
  • Assist: None

A week after their surprise 2-0 win over in-form Everton, Fulham produced another coupon-busting and Gameweek-ruining display at the Vitality Stadium on Saturday.

Callum Wilson (£6.7m) was the only “single Gameweeker” who was bought by more than 100,000 FPL managers ahead of Saturday’s deadline, while Ryan Fraser (£6.3m) was the subject of exactly 75,000 transfers in following his own double-digit haul at Brighton.

Both players were to blank on the south coast but how the pair emerged from this game without at least one attacking return each was a head-scratcher.

So often Bournemouth’s arch-creator, Fraser had more shots (seven) than any other player on show at the Vitality on Saturday.

Diego Rico (£4.4m) produced a superb save to repel Fraser’s 16th-minute effort before again denying the Scotland international when he was clean through on goal in the second – the diminutive winger firing the rebound wide.

Fraser also produced a teasing low cross that Joshua King (£6.5m) should have converted in the 14th minute.

Wilson, meanwhile, saw a header saved by Rico from point-blank range and was denied again by the uncharacteristically solid Fulham goalkeeper when firing low from 12 yards out.

We wrote in last week’s Scout Notes about the unpredictability of results at this time of the season especially and it was, quite simply, just one of those days where nothing went right for Bournemouth’s attacking assets. Two-point returns could have been double-digit hauls on another day, as Eddie Howe said after the game:

It was hugely frustrating, especially after last week when we were so good. We started the first half really well and I thought it was going to be a really good day for us.

We were sharp with the ball and created opportunities. With the amount of presentable chances we created, the fact we didn’t score after being so clinical last week is a difficult one to work out.

The Cherries weren’t helped by some bad luck, with three players succumbing to injury at right-back either before or during the game.

Nathaniel Clyne (£4.4m) didn’t make the match-day squad, while Adam Smith (£4.3m) pulled up in the warm-up and makeshift full-back Junior Stanislas (£6.0m) was substituted after just 22 minutes.

Howe said:

When you lose a player of Adam Smith’s quality before the game, it’s going to be difficult for the team.

Doubly so to lose Junior Stanislas, as well. He’s not necessarily a natural right-back but he’s played the position and done it very well. He uses the ball superbly and has the athletic ability to go box-to-box.

Upon his injury, we were then left with four centre-backs across our back-line, which is something we would never normally do.

Those injuries were difficult for us to overcome and we never fully got our rhythm back in the match. We just hope the injuries aren’t serious.

Nathaniel Clyne has been carrying a hamstring injury for a couple of weeks which is why he missed the game.

Nathan Ake (£5.1m) was again deployed at left-back, while Chris Mepham (£4.5m) moved over the right-back after the withdrawal of Stanislas.

Fulham’s mini-revival continued under Scott Parker and, while Bournemouth had plenty of opportunities, the Cottagers too carved out a lot of chances.

Aleksandar Mitrovic (£6.3m) scored from the spot after being felled himself but he should have put Fulham 1-0 up when blazing wildly over the bar from the edge of the six-yard box.

Ryan Sessegnon (£6.0m) fired straight at Artur Boruc (£4.1m) from ten yards out, while Ryan Babel (£5.5m) nodded a Calum Chambers (£4.2m) cross over from close range.

Mitrovic will grab the headlines but he was again profligate from open play: the Serbian has scored on only four occasions in the last 22 Gameweeks, despite taking 76 shots (57 from inside the box) in that time – no FPL forward has registered more of either.

While there will be little interest in Fulham assets in the season run-in, Babel is a budget differential to consider for the remaining three Gameweeks (the Cottagers’ last three matches are against Cardiff, Wolves and Newcastle).

Since his Fulham debut in Gameweek 23, no FPL midfielder has had as many big chances as Babel.

The Dutchman was presented with another gilt-edged chance on Saturday, while no player on show at the Vitality made more key passes.

Parker said of his team’s display after full-time:

It was a fine performance after having to weather the storm a little bit against a very good Bournemouth side, certainly at home, we knew they would come out fighting, we knew it would be a quick start from them and we were under it a little bit, certainly first-half.

But I felt once we got through that we put our mark on the game really and second-half we really controlled the game and played some lovely bits, then we got our noses in front and saw the game out which was pleasing. 

Tom Cairney (£4.6m) missed out at the weekend as his partner was giving birth.

Bournemouth XI (4-4-2): Boruc; Stanislas (Simpson 23′), Mepham (Mousset 76′), S Cook, Ake; Brooks, Gosling, Lerma, Fraser; King (Solanke 61′), Wilson.

Fulham XI (4-2-3-1): Rico; Odoi, Le Marchand, Ream, Bryan; Chambers, Anguissa; Sessegnon, Seri (Christie 79′), Babel (Ayite 85′); Mitrovic.

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  1. azz007
    • 1 Year
    1 month, 25 days ago

    with games today and tomorrow, best to hold off tranfers until tomorrow night,
    dont see any iminent key risers

    1. RFCSPACE
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      1 month, 25 days ago

      Good top of the page advice.

    2. Rupert The Horse
      • 6 Years
      1 month, 25 days ago

      Of course.

  2. Christina.
    • 9 Years
    1 month, 25 days ago

    Play 2 of these next week:

    Jimenez
    Dunk
    Gray
    Camasara

    1. Becks
      • 1 Year
      1 month, 25 days ago

      Jimenez Camarasa

      1. Christina.
        • 9 Years
        1 month, 25 days ago

        thks, that what I'm on(for now)

    2. My heart goes Salalalalah
      • 2 Years
      1 month, 25 days ago

      Jimenez...and Dunk. No Camarasa. No Dunk. Dunk, I'm sure

    3. Sharkytect
      • 4 Years
      1 month, 25 days ago

      Jiminez, definitely.

      Then Gray or camarasa, depending on Gray's performance against Southampton

  3. CarolAnn
    1 month, 25 days ago

    Have two free transfers. Would you downgrade Auba and Laca to two cheapies (Mitrovic and Benteke), to fund a -4 of Fraser to Salah?

    Or Just go Laca to Firminho and bank the other transfer?

    1. Pegboy
      • 8 Years
      1 month, 25 days ago

      I think you'll want Laca back the following week.

  4. Pegboy
    • 8 Years
    1 month, 25 days ago

    Horrific DGW.

    Lloris (Foster)
    Robertson LaPorte Cathcart (Dunk Valery)
    Sterling Mane (TC) Son KDB JWP
    Vardy Jimenez (Llorente)

    1. Pegboy
      • 8 Years
      1 month, 25 days ago

      Sorry, pressed return too quickly...

      a) KDB + Llorente > Firmino + Deulofeu
      b) KDB + Llorente > Firmino + Babel (leaving £££ to do Vardy > Laca following week)
      c) KDB > someone else

      1. Brooksy86
        • 2 Years
        1 month, 25 days ago

        A is solid

      2. EMBOLOFAN
        1 month, 25 days ago

        kdb to eriksen and upgrade defender to trent

      3. GreenShark1
        • 4 Years
        1 month, 25 days ago

        Am doing a) but for Eriksen & Gray as it stands.

    2. Jones Bond
      • 2 Years
      1 month, 25 days ago

      I think A is a good shout

  5. Jones Bond
    • 2 Years
    1 month, 25 days ago

    Any thoughts on ?

    Kola ➡️ Matip
    Martial ➡️ Siggy for -4
    Will be my 3rd Liverpool player have Robertson and Salah
    Cheers

    1. Pegboy
      • 8 Years
      1 month, 25 days ago

      I like it. Hard to say there aren't better options without seeing the rest of your team.

      1. Jones Bond
        • 2 Years
        1 month, 25 days ago

        Cheers pegboy
        The rest of mine team is as follows

        Ryan
        Robertson kola Doherty
        Jota Salah son sterling
        Wilson Jimenez Aguero
        Foster martial valery Bednarek
        0itb

        1. EMBOLOFAN
          1 month, 25 days ago

          kola > trent
          foster > fodder

    2. g40steve
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 1 Year
      1 month, 25 days ago

      Matip was on my radar for third slot.

    3. EMBOLOFAN
      1 month, 25 days ago

      sideways

  6. scubasmithy
    • 3 Years
    1 month, 25 days ago

    Ok, so week 36 selection options - pick one to bench

    jota (wat away)
    Jimenez (wat away)
    Llorente (whu home)

    1. RFCSPACE
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      1 month, 25 days ago

      Jota, if you're confident Llorente will start.

      1. scubasmithy
        • 3 Years
        1 month, 25 days ago

        that is my precise dilemma - I'll see how they both play tonight and pick one. Leaning towards Jota at the moment.

  7. pol
    • 8 Years
    1 month, 25 days ago

    GTG for next GW? (did Vardy to Firmino)

    Lloris
    Doherty Laporte Yoshida
    Son Sterling Mane Deulofeu
    Firmino Jimenez Aguero

    Foster - JWP - Duffy - Bednarek

  8. KINGS
    1 month, 25 days ago

    Who to bench?

    A) Doherty
    B) Duffy

    1. RamaJama
      • 6 Years
      1 month, 25 days ago

      Tough one, at Doherty at the moment

  9. Dušan Citizen SPC Ch…
    • 5 Years
    1 month, 25 days ago

    Morrison to Matip for free to double up Liv def - yes or no?

    Have Mane and TAA.

    1. EMBOLOFAN
      1 month, 25 days ago

      dont love it but could work out

      1. Dušan Citizen SPC Ch…
        • 5 Years
        1 month, 25 days ago

        Hopefully Lovren or Gomez won't play instead of him.

        1. g40steve
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 1 Year
          1 month, 25 days ago

          Matip holding his place at present

        2. EMBOLOFAN
          1 month, 25 days ago

          matip ppm a lot lower than the other 3

          1. g40steve
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 1 Year
            1 month, 25 days ago

            Ask Klopp who’s playing so we can all rest easy 🙂

            1. EMBOLOFAN
              1 month, 25 days ago

              my point is even when he plays he scores less points

              1. g40steve
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 1 Year
                1 month, 25 days ago

                Problem at moment cannot guarantee anyone starts 🙁

                1. PlumaPiedra
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  • 2 Years
                  1 month, 25 days ago

                  I'd say Alisson, VVD, Robertson, Salah, Firmino and Mane are pretty much guaranteed to start. TAA too probably.

  10. g40steve
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 1 Year
    1 month, 25 days ago

    Any changes needed for 36?

    Wouldn’t mind a few differentials as ML leader keeps copying my transfers to shield his lead.
    Hopefully Wed evening I will be in front 🙂

    Lloris
    Laporte - Trent - Doherty
    Salah C - Sterling - Son - Deulofeu - Jota
    Aguero - Jimenez

    Foster - Wilson - Duffy - Valery

    .2 itb

    1. Dthinger
      • 2 Years
      1 month, 25 days ago

      Looks fine, but I might play Wilson instead of Jota.

      1. g40steve
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 1 Year
        1 month, 25 days ago

        Cheers.
        Was toying with a cheeky Babel punt?

    2. Dušan Citizen SPC Ch…
      • 5 Years
      1 month, 25 days ago

      I would try to get VVD somehow

      1. Dthinger
        • 2 Years
        1 month, 25 days ago

        The only way to do that would be to sell Laporte

  11. OldBenKenobi
    • 2 Years
    1 month, 25 days ago

    Do we think Trippier starts tonight?

    1. chaser123
      • 1 Year
      1 month, 25 days ago

      Was he just rested last game or injured?

      No point resting 2 games running is there?

  12. Dthinger
    • 2 Years
    1 month, 25 days ago

    Which keeper to play for GW 36? Gunn or Ryan?

    1. Amey
      1 month, 25 days ago

      Gunn

  13. g40steve
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 1 Year
    1 month, 25 days ago

    Who scores most from C pick 35, Jimmy or Sterling?

    1. EMBOLOFAN
      1 month, 25 days ago

      youll find out wont you

      1. g40steve
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 1 Year
        1 month, 25 days ago

        Yes, hoping Raheem, have Jimmy as Shield.

    2. RamaJama
      • 6 Years
      1 month, 25 days ago

      Sterling

    3. Dthinger
      • 2 Years
      1 month, 25 days ago

      tie- 4pts each

    4. Rupert The Horse
      • 6 Years
      1 month, 25 days ago

      Sterling.

  14. chaser123
    • 1 Year
    1 month, 25 days ago

    Would appreciate your thoughts on the best moves with 2 FT and a TC chip remaining.

    Foster | Ryan
    TAA | Trippier | Doherty | Valery | Duffy
    De Bruyne | Mane | Lucas | Son | Ward-Prowse
    Aguero | Jimenez | Vardy

    A) De Bruyne + Vardy >> Salah + Ings
    B) De Bruyne + Lucas + Vardy >>> Sterling + Camarasa + Firmino
    C) Other

    1. EMBOLOFAN
      1 month, 25 days ago

      A but to quaner you're never going to play ings its a waste of money, dont need 3 subs

      1. chaser123
        • 1 Year
        1 month, 25 days ago

        Yeh fair point if you think Ward-Prowse will outscore Ings.

        Are you going without Sterling then?

      2. RamaJama
        • 6 Years
        1 month, 25 days ago

        Think Ings will outscore jwp the remaining matches.

        1. chaser123
          • 1 Year
          1 month, 25 days ago

          Agreed.

          Which would you go for out of my options? If I go A, I choose Salah TC. If I go B, I probably choose Mane TC.

          1. RamaJama
            • 6 Years
            1 month, 25 days ago

            A with Salah

  15. EMBOLOFAN
    1 month, 25 days ago

    i can never figure transfers out. when is pogba likely to drop?

    1. Rupert The Horse
      • 6 Years
      1 month, 25 days ago

      At the next pool party.

  16. M.I.A.
    • 7 Years
    1 month, 25 days ago

    Thoughts on the below - it allows me to do KDB>Mane

    Jiminez>Perez

    1. Lord Tachanka
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 2 Years
      1 month, 25 days ago

      Generally have a rule against bringing in a player that just got a hattrick.

      1. Amey
        1 month, 25 days ago

        I did same by keeping Auba instead of Kun for gw 26 😀

  17. Neetan
    • 3 Years
    1 month, 25 days ago

    Pick two to play for next GW:

    A) Duffy
    B) Dunk
    C) JWP
    D) A. Gray
    E) Doherty

    1. Dthinger
      • 2 Years
      1 month, 25 days ago

      JWP and Doherty, I guess

  18. simong1
    1 month, 25 days ago

    Bench 1 of 3:

    A) Duffy (NEW), Doherty (WAT), Valery (BOU)

    Bench 2 of 3:

    B) Jota (WAT), Redmond (BOU), Rashford (CHE)

  19. Jacky boy
    • 2 Years
    1 month, 25 days ago

    Best option?
    A) eriksen to mane(C)
    B) vardy + eriksen to salah(C) + rashford -4
    C) jonny to vvd (sterling C)
    Thanks

    Ederson
    Robbo taa mendy(I know)
    Sterling son eriksen moura
    Vardy jimenez wilson

    Foster fraser jonny bednarek
    3.3 itb. 1 FT no chips left.

  20. Jurgen Flopp
    • 5 Years
    1 month, 25 days ago

    Lads thoughts please. I already have TAA and Salah but no City (KDB injured). Would you do

    A) KDB to Mane
    B) Duffy to VVD and KDB to Sterling?

    1. Jacky boy
      • 2 Years
      1 month, 25 days ago

      B

    2. Amey
      1 month, 25 days ago

      B

    3. Ajax Hamsterdam
      • 4 Years
      1 month, 25 days ago

      B for free ??

      1. Jurgen Flopp
        • 5 Years
        1 month, 25 days ago

        -4 but dont mind taking a hit served me well past 2 GW's

  21. JURGEN FLOPP #BOTTLEJOB
    • 3 Years
    1 month, 25 days ago

    Thoughts on the following for a hit?

    Have not city attackers if that helps

    Jota + KDB -> Ward-Prowse + Sterling (-4)

  22. anish10
    • 8 Years
    1 month, 25 days ago

    BB worth it this week?

    Foster. Delefeou, Duffy, Dunk

    1. TheDragon
      • 1 Year
      1 month, 25 days ago

      You must be delighted you didn’t BB GW35

    2. Debauchy
      • 6 Years
      1 month, 25 days ago

      Probably, but Deulofeu should not be on the bench whatever you do

      1. PlumaPiedra
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 2 Years
        1 month, 25 days ago

        Hes on mine. Haven't got anyone I want to bench for him, maybe Rashford...

      2. Rupert The Horse
        • 6 Years
        1 month, 25 days ago

        Does it matter?

    3. kennethrhcp
      • 8 Years
      1 month, 25 days ago

      you trolling Anish?

      or is your link wrong?

      link shows BB this week

    4. Ajax Hamsterdam
      • 4 Years
      1 month, 25 days ago

      Perfect

  23. pelle9
    • 3 Years
    1 month, 25 days ago

    Best option:

    A) Play Foster & Duffy

    B) Play Ryan & Duffy

    Foster home to Wolves
    Ryan/Duffy home to Newcastle

    Thanks guys.

    1. Win'dian
      • 2 Years
      1 month, 25 days ago

      B if chasing, else A

  24. Holmes (specialist in failu…
    • 5 Years
    1 month, 25 days ago

    Quickie:

    A) Aguero, Jota, Valery (4-4-2)
    B) Rashford, Mitro, Bernardo (3-4-3)
    C) Rashford/Mitro, Jota, B. Silva 3-5-2)

    B is kind of all out differential with okish potential.

    Thanks all...

    1. Win'dian
      • 2 Years
      1 month, 25 days ago

      C with Rashford for me

  25. yer old da
    • 9 Years
    1 month, 25 days ago

    Turns out the wife has arranged a surprise birthday weekend away this weekend, meaning I’ll have to set my team up on Thursday morning as no wifi where we’re going (don’t ask). What’s the play then with what is already a solid looking lineup?

    Foster (WOLVES)
    Laporte (Bur), TAA (HUDD), Doherty (Wat), Duffy (NEW)
    Sterling (Bur), Mane (HUDD), Eriksen, Son (WHAM)
    Aguero (Bur), Jiminez (Wat)

    Subs: Ryan, Valery, Hojberg, Llorente

    1 FT, 1.1 in the bank.

    1. Jᴀʀᴠish
      • 4 Years
      1 month, 25 days ago

      You are going to Wales?

      1. Rupert The Horse
        • 6 Years
        1 month, 25 days ago

        Are you going to Wales?
        Keep up.

    2. Holmes (specialist in failu…
      • 5 Years
      1 month, 25 days ago

      Save FT, sit back and relax

    3. RAFA THE GAFFA
      • 3 Years
      1 month, 25 days ago

      I’d play Llorente, bench Duffy, then play Ryan.

      1. yer old da
        • 9 Years
        1 month, 25 days ago

        Ryan over Foster?

        1. RAFA THE GAFFA
          • 3 Years
          1 month, 25 days ago

          I am

  26. rowdog24
    1 month, 25 days ago

    % chance of Moura starting tonight?

  27. Auboomerang
    • 1 Year
    1 month, 25 days ago

    70%

  28. Auboomerang
    • 1 Year
    1 month, 25 days ago

    I know this is random, but I bet it was amazing on here the season Leicester won the league? Anyone know how much were Mahrez & Vardy were priced at the start of the season?

    1. Auboomerang
      • 1 Year
      1 month, 25 days ago

      Excuse the poverty grammar but ya know what I mean.

    2. fr3ddy
      • 1 Year
      1 month, 25 days ago

      Mahrez went from 5.5 to something like 8 iirc. I never owned Vardy out of principle and it ruined my season lol

    3. drughi
      • 9 Years
      1 month, 25 days ago

      5.5 or something I think

    4. Make Arrows Green Again
      • 2 Years
      1 month, 25 days ago

      Think Mahrez was 5.5. Vardy..similar?

    5. Old Man
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 7 Years
      1 month, 25 days ago

      It was indeed amazing - especially when you're Foxes fan. It was wonderful that such a "little", unfashionable team were able to win the Premier League - the fact that it was my own team made it all the more surreal. 😀
      In truth I cannot remember how much they cost but it was something crazy like 6.5 for Vardy and 5.5 for Mahrez. Happy days

      1. Make Arrows Green Again
        • 2 Years
        1 month, 25 days ago

        I had Mahrez from the start due to the way he had finished the previous season. It took me waaay too long to get Vardy though!

        1. Old Man
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 7 Years
          1 month, 25 days ago

          Well done. It sounds crazy but I was a bit slow off the mark ... I didn't want to "jinx" the good results by buying them too soon, but I got on them eventually.

      2. Debauchy
        • 6 Years
        1 month, 25 days ago

        One for the grandkids , so special for you

        1. Old Man
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 7 Years
          1 month, 25 days ago

          Thanks - yes indeed. I never believed that my team would win the Premier league in my lifetime.
          6 grandchildren so far, and counting! 😀

          1. Debauchy
            • 6 Years
            1 month, 25 days ago

            😆 So special , unlikely to happen again in you lifetime. But there will come a day when one of the grandkids celebrates again

  29. Burger
    • 4 Years
    1 month, 25 days ago

    Predicted scores for tonight?

    Spurs v Brighton
    Watford v Southampton

    ?

    1. Burger
      • 4 Years
      1 month, 25 days ago

      I'll go first:

      4-0
      0-0

      1. Debauchy
        • 6 Years
        1 month, 25 days ago

        Can Son get a brace ? TC here

        1. Burger
          • 4 Years
          1 month, 25 days ago

          Hattrick, you're onto a winner.

          1. Debauchy
            • 6 Years
            1 month, 25 days ago

            Wow cheers Burger

      2. Win'dian
        • 2 Years
        1 month, 25 days ago

        Pls make it same for watford one

    2. Debauchy
      • 6 Years
      1 month, 25 days ago

      3-0
      2- 1

    3. GreenShark1
      • 4 Years
      1 month, 25 days ago

      2-0 Son/Eriksen
      2-1 Deulofeu/Doucoure/JWP