Scout Notes

Klopp explains team selection as Liverpool impress in Barca defeat

Liverpool have a mountain to climb in the second leg of their UEFA Champions League semi-final against Barcelona next Tuesday after a 3-0 defeat in the Nou Camp last night.

Before then, of course, the Reds travel to St. James’ Park to face Newcastle United and there was plenty of encouragement for owners of Liverpool assets heading into Gameweek 37 despite the scoreline.

There is much to discuss in our Scout Notes article below, including a dissection of Jurgen Klopp’s surprise team selection.

Barcelona 3-0 Liverpool

Jurgen Klopp explained his decision not to start Roberto Firmino (£9.4m) in last night’s match in Catalonia.

The Brazilian striker had missed Friday’s 5-0 win over Huddersfield Town with a groin injury and was only among the substitutes against Barcelona, coming on for the final 11 minutes.

Speaking ahead of kick-off, Klopp said:

Bobby wants to [play] and the medical department told me ‘yes, it’s good’ but then you have to make sure. I’m not sure if 90 minutes or whatever.

So he doesn’t have to start, that’s why we start like we start. Bobby is on the bench, that’s good news.

For the 17.5% of Fantasy Premier League managers who still own Firmino, it was perhaps the best possible outcome: the Brazil international being declared fit enough to be involved in the match-day squad but ultimately kept fresh for Saturday’s trip to Tyneside.

The hope for owners now is that any residual fear about Firmino’s groin strain will have evaporated by the time Liverpool run out at St. James’ Park – so Klopp’s pre-match press conference on Friday will be of much interest.

There was also a welcome boost for Trent Alexander-Arnold‘s (£5.7m) owners last night.

The return of Joe Gomez (£4.8m) was always seen as a threat to the England right-back’s security of starts, with the concern being that Gomez would be handed a run-out in the Premier League at the expense of the 23.3%-owned Alexander-Arnold.

Gomez was thrown into the lion’s den at Barcelona instead, however, surely meaning that Alexander-Arnold will return to the starting XI in Gameweek 37 – especially as Gomez was visibly flagging in the closing stages of Wednesday’s match.

Interviewed ahead of kick-off, Klopp said:

For Trent it’s good, he can refresh a little bit, there are important games to come. But the first thing we wanted to make was a good line-up for tonight and for a good line-up you need legs and that’s what we tried to make sure.

It was clear when Joe would be available again that there would be a game and I think today it makes absolute sense in that position.

The release of the Liverpool teamsheet raised eyebrows, with questions asked over who would deputise in Firmino’s absence given that Divock Origi (£5.0m) and Xherdan Shaqiri (£6.8m) were also among the substitutes and Daniel Sturridge (£5.6m) was not part of the 18-man squad.

That man turned out to be Georginio Wijnaldum (£5.5m), playing as a “false nine” with fairly unspectacular results.

Rotation has been commonplace in the middle of the park lately and Klopp burned through five central midfielders last night, with Wijnaldum up top, Naby Keita (£7.1m) limping off midway through the first half and substitute Jordan Henderson (£5.3m) coming on to replace his injured team-mate after 24 minutes.

The severity of Keita’s injury is yet to be determined.

Who gets the nod in the engine room on Saturday remains to be seen, with Klopp saying ahead of kick-off:

The boys are all in good shape. (But) Hendo played five games in a row, for example, and we play on Saturday and Tuesday.

Millie didn’t play for two games so it was clear we had to use him. Fabinho didn’t play for two games so it was clear we had to use him. Naby didn’t have that many games during the whole season, Gini didn’t play all the games.

That’s why midfield, where it’s really intense, is where we have to make sure we have legs there.

There were some stand-out performances among the players that did play, with Joel Matip’s (£4.9m) display much better than the scoreline suggests and Andrew Robertson (£6.8m) excelling at both ends of the pitch.

Sadio Mane (£10.2m) and Mohamed Salah (£13.3m) posed plenty of threat, too, each registering four shots – no-one on show attempted more.

While their usual accuracy in front of goal was missing last night, the fact that the premium midfield pair were presented with eight chances between them away at Barcelona was encouraging to see heading into Gameweek 37.

Salah was electric for much of the evening, if a little wasteful in possession – the Egyptian’s pass completion rate being the lowest of all 14 Liverpool players that took to the field.

FPL’s leading points-scorer forced Marc-Andre ter Stegen into a smart low save early in the second half before spurning the chance to bag what could have been a vital goal late on, smashing the woodwork from close range after Firmino’s initial effort had been cleared off the line.

Mane, too, had a glorious chance to bag an away goal, spooning over from 12 yards on 35 minutes with only ter Stegen to beat.

The assist for that chance came from Henderson, who was once again used in a more advanced role on the right of midfield.

James Milner (£5.6m) also had two presentable opportunities that were saved by the Barcelona goalkeeper as Liverpool not only shaded goalscoring chances but also possession – not something many teams can say when they visit the Nou Camp.

Reflecting on his side’s positive display, Klopp said:

I think it was the best away game in the Champions League, not only this year, last year included. Against a side like this, playing this kind of football I was completely happy. We played between the lines, we didn’t play through, we were in the box, we had really good chances and caused them a lot of problems – that’s good.

The Champions League is now like this: if you lose away it’s not a massive problem, it can happen, as long as you score a goal. That’s the problem tonight, we didn’t score that goal, so that makes our life now not easy, to be honest. But from my point of view, my boys gained a lot of respect again for the way they played, how they developed.

Asked what impressed him most about Liverpool’s performance, Klopp added:

How we defended it, how brave we were in these situations, I liked it. When we had the ball, we were not always brilliant but we were pretty much always really good. We played, we controlled the game in moments, we let them run, we had to defend, we created – not chances constantly because that’s not possible, but moments with a chance to make a proper chance of it. That’s good and that’s what you have to do, you have to create by yourself and that’s what we did.

In the end, nobody is really interested – probably only football nerds will think about it – because it was about the result and we lost 3-0. I can work really well with this game, I will use this game to show the boys what is possible. It was a brave performance that was very passionate, very lively and in a lot of moments creative and direct.

Liverpool bossed the game for periods of the second half to such an extent that Ernesto Valverde changed shape to a 4-4-2 and sacrificed Philippe Coutinho, with even Lionel Messi not as influential as he usually is.

It is difficult to subdue the Argentinean playmaker for 90 minutes, though, and while his first goal owed much to a slice of luck – Messi following in after Luis Suarez’s shot had hit the bar – his second and Barcelona’s crucial third goal, a sensational free-kick from distance, underscored his ability to turn a game in an instant.

A flat-footed Virgil van Dijk (£6.7m) could perhaps have done better for Barcelona’s first two goals but a much easier test will await the Dutchman and the Liverpool defence on Saturday evening, with Rafael Benitez’s side likely to be adopting a backs-to-the-wall, 5-4-1 approach on Tyneside.

Liverpool XI (4-3-3): Alisson, Gomez, Matip, van Dijk, Robertson, Milner (Origi 85′), Fabinho, Keita (Henderson 24′), Wijnaldum (Firmino 79′), Salah, Mané.

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  1. yer old da
    • 9 Years
    1 month, 16 days ago

    How’s this lineup for GW37 (after transfers)?

    Ryan
    Laporte, TAA, Doherty
    Sterling(vc), Hazard, Mane, Son, Hojberg
    Aguero(c), Jimenez

    Subs: Foster, Llorente, Valery, Bednarek

    1. TheSteel
      • 6 Years
      1 month, 16 days ago

      Needs some United attack for me

    2. Goonerly
      • 1 Year
      1 month, 16 days ago

      Would play Llorente in stead of Hoj.
      Otherwise very nice!

      1. yer old da
        • 9 Years
        1 month, 16 days ago

        Really?!

        1. Goonerly
          • 1 Year
          1 month, 16 days ago

          Bournemouth are horrible defensively & a goal before the important semi-final could do him good.

  2. TheSteel
    • 6 Years
    1 month, 16 days ago

    Vardy>Rashford anyone?

    1. Goonerly
      • 1 Year
      1 month, 16 days ago

      If fit, then yeah deffo.

    2. the dom 1
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      1 month, 16 days ago

      if he's deemed fit that's on the cards for me i think.

    3. The_Fish
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 1 Year
      1 month, 16 days ago

      The ultimate form v fixtures.

      I'm going with form.

      1. the dom 1
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 4 Years
        1 month, 16 days ago

        Form of City at home is a worry too!

    4. sttewwizza
      • 7 Years
      1 month, 16 days ago

      No way that Vardy can score against City in such a important game for City...

      1. avfc82
        • 9 Years
        1 month, 16 days ago

        You're probably right, but there's always a chance. He scored there last season and with City's high line, he could get in behind.

  3. El Rey de Fantasy
    • 5 Years
    1 month, 16 days ago

    Gunn.
    Doherty. TAA. Duffy.
    Sterling. Salah. Mane. Jota.
    Aguero. Jimenez. Gray.

    Subs: Ryan. Dunk. Bednarek. Camarasa.

    Two Questions:
    1. Gray > 6.4 fwd...?? Long or Ayoze perez...??

    2. Whom to captain: Aguero, Salah, Mane or Sterling...???

    1. Would Ed Woodward
        1 month, 16 days ago

        Perez might be injured and plays Liverpool, not him.

      • Goonerly
        • 1 Year
        1 month, 16 days ago

        Benteke could be worth a punt.

        1. AnzhiBabakin (AKA: FC Akhma…
          • 3 Years
          1 month, 16 days ago

          Injured apparently

    2. sttewwizza
      • 7 Years
      1 month, 16 days ago

      Is it worth for -4...?
      Firmino and Gray OUT
      Jimenez and Rashford IN

      Yes or No...

      Thanks...

      1. fakelund
        • 1 Year
        1 month, 16 days ago

        No

      2. Bruno BaNani
        • 7 Years
        1 month, 16 days ago

        Go for it! Deeney is probably back noe (?) and firmino migh not be 100% fit.
        Jimi and rash could easily brace each this gw.

      3. Nas
        • 2 Years
        1 month, 16 days ago

        I like it

    3. Messiah Hazard
      • 7 Years
      1 month, 16 days ago

      My team currently is

      Foster Ryan
      Dunk Doherty Kolasnic Duffy Bednarek
      Eriksen Son Sterling Mane Camarasa
      Aguero Jiminez Laccazette

      Which one should I do?
      1) Eriksen and Lacca out for Hazard and Rashford (-4)
      2) Sterling and Kolasnic out for Hazard and TAA (-4)
      3) Kolasnic to Matip/Lovren/Gomez (which one) for free
      4) Kolasnic to Shaw for free

      1. Goonerly
        • 1 Year
        1 month, 16 days ago

        1 or 4.

      2. fakelund
        • 1 Year
        1 month, 16 days ago

        4.

      3. B.D.
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 1 Year
        1 month, 16 days ago

        1

      4. Victor6359
        • 1 Year
        1 month, 16 days ago

        1

    4. Disturbed
      • 5 Years
      1 month, 16 days ago

      Play foster or Ryan?

      1. Goonerly
        • 1 Year
        1 month, 16 days ago

        Ryan the best of those two.

      2. sttewwizza
        • 7 Years
        1 month, 16 days ago

        Foster !

      3. JoeSoap
        • 5 Years
        1 month, 16 days ago

        Playing Foster out of those two

    5. Goonerly
      • 1 Year
      1 month, 16 days ago

      Need some advise here:

      Cathcart + Son + Siggy OUT
      --> Shaw + Sterling + Romeu IN

      Could do it for a -4. Chasing ML rival, who doesn't have Sterling and is 8 points ahead.

      Should I do it?

      Team would be:
      Guaita
      TAA - Robbo - Doherty - Shaw
      Sterling - Salah - Fraser
      Wilson - Kun - Jimmy
      Bench: Lloris - Brooks - Romeu - Masina

      1. sttewwizza
        • 7 Years
        1 month, 16 days ago

        I think that Son and Siggy will produce more points then Sterling and Romeu... So, if you could , just bring Shaw instead Catchart...
        Especially if your opponent bring Sterling too ...

    6. the dom 1
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      1 month, 16 days ago

      If Rashford is deemed fit, i am thinking of doing these moves with my 2FT's;

      Vardy > Rash & Ryan > Ederson

      Thoughts?

      Yes or No?

      1. Bagpuss
        • 9 Years
        1 month, 16 days ago

        I would

      2. sttewwizza
        • 7 Years
        1 month, 16 days ago

        Yes

      3. Miguel Sanchez
        • 2 Years
        1 month, 16 days ago

        Really is a luxury to be able to switch out a GK at this stage but hats off to you if you have no other concerns.

        1. the dom 1
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 4 Years
          1 month, 16 days ago

          Ryan (Foster)
          Robbo, Doherty, AWB ( Valery & Duffy)
          Salah, Son, Stirling, JWP (CHO)
          Vardy, Kun. Jimenez.

          team in full, any pressing issues you can see?

          1. Miguel Sanchez
            • 2 Years
            1 month, 16 days ago

            Fair play - looks spot on, after your two moves do you have enough for CHO to Redmond next GW?

            1. the dom 1
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 4 Years
              1 month, 16 days ago

              Nah but was thinking Jimi may have to give way as they take on Pool GW38?

              1. Miguel Sanchez
                • 2 Years
                1 month, 16 days ago

                Fair enough - punt on a sub 7 fwd in GW 38. Lots to choose from

                Mitrovic (NEW)
                Wilson (cpa)
                Zaha (BOU)
                Ings/Long (HUD)

                1. the dom 1
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  • 4 Years
                  1 month, 16 days ago

                  thanks for your feedback Miguel 😉

                  1. the dom 1
                    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                    • 4 Years
                    1 month, 16 days ago

                    GL for GW37 lad

    7. Gordon Cole
      • 1 Year
      1 month, 16 days ago

      Duffy, Eriksen, Gray > Laporte, Jota, Zaha/Rashford for -4?

      I'm chasing.

      Lloris, (Foster)
      Valery, Doherty, Alexander-Arnold, (Duffy), (Dunk)
      Mané, Sterling (C), Son, Eriksen, (Camarasa)
      Jiménez, Agüero (V), Gray

      1. Bruno BaNani
        • 7 Years
        1 month, 16 days ago

        Eriksen&gray —> Jota&rash only. No need for the -4 on laporte.

      2. B.D.
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 1 Year
        1 month, 16 days ago

        I would get Haz & fillers with those out moves

        1. Gordon Cole
          • 1 Year
          1 month, 16 days ago

          The best I can do is Kelly, Haz, Long - do they outscore (+4 minimum) Jota + Rash/Zaha?

    8. JoeSoap
      • 5 Years
      1 month, 16 days ago

      A. Vert>Laporte (nearest two rivals have Laporte)
      B. Vert>Shaw
      C. Vert>other
      D. Save (play Vert & have Valery as back up)

      Foster
      Vertonghen Doherty Robbo
      Son Mane Salah JWP
      Aguero Jimenez Gray
      Ryan Doucoure Duffy Valery

      1. Men in green tights
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        1 month, 16 days ago

        B

        1. JoeSoap
          • 5 Years
          1 month, 16 days ago

          Thanks

    9. Tonyawesome69
        1 month, 16 days ago

        anyone help with some transfer suggestions.

        1. laporte for TAA
        2. duffy for AWB
        3. duffy and doherty for TAA and bednarek (-4)
        4. hold transfer

        1ft and 0itb
        ryan
        robbo, doherty, laporte
        son, mane, jota, sterling
        aguero (C), jimi, wilson

        foster, babel, duffy, valery

        1. JoeSoap
          • 5 Years
          1 month, 16 days ago

          4

        2. the dom 1
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 4 Years
          1 month, 16 days ago

          4

        3. Men in green tights
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          1 month, 16 days ago

          1 but to shaw

        4. Victor6359
          • 1 Year
          1 month, 16 days ago

          2 or 4, probably 4

      • pingissimus
          1 month, 16 days ago

          Surprised to see so many go Foster over Ryan.

          Neither looks great of course but Brighton will surely have ten behind the ball and Brighton can defend - some cover on WC wasn’t unreasonable after all

        • sttewwizza
          • 7 Years
          1 month, 16 days ago

          Choose one from this...
          A: Fraser OUT Jota IN
          Or
          B: Vardy OUT Rashford IN

          1. the dom 1
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 4 Years
            1 month, 16 days ago

            B if fit mate.

            1. Victor6359
              • 1 Year
              1 month, 16 days ago

              +1

          2. Bruno BaNani
            • 7 Years
            1 month, 16 days ago

            B.
            Jota is only good for this gw only.

          3. Nas
            • 2 Years
            1 month, 16 days ago

            I’d go A. Vardy against Chelsea is a pretty good fixture. Don’t necessarily prefer rashford over him for that gameweek. And for this gameweek jota is nailed and on form. Rashford is maybe injured, off form, and may get limited minutes

        • marzo
          • 7 Years
          1 month, 16 days ago

          1. Vardy -> Rashford.
          2. Salah + Vardy -> Sterling/Haz + Lacazette (-4).
          3. Salah + Vardy -> Hazard + Aubameyang (-4).
          4. Salah-> Sterling or Hazard.
          5. Something else.

          Lloris.
          Bednarek, Kola, TAA.
          Salah, Mane, Son, JWP.
          Vardy, Aguero, Jimenez.
          Foster, Duffy, Dunk, Romeo.
          1ft, 0.0m.
          96k OR. Nothing to lose.

          1. Men in green tights
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            1 month, 16 days ago

            5 kola to shaw

          2. Bruno BaNani
            • 7 Years
            1 month, 16 days ago

            1.
            Or
            5. son —> Pogba

          3. Victor6359
            • 1 Year
            1 month, 16 days ago

            1

        • Iggypop
            1 month, 16 days ago

            looking at the game changing transfer of Duffy to AWB!
            team looking strong apart from no Man U!

            1. potatoace
              • 7 Years
              1 month, 16 days ago

              Can you not afford Shaw.

              1. Iggypop
                  1 month, 16 days ago

                  Nah, will only have 4.9! not thinking its worth a hit at this stage, the points are ridiculously tight in my cash leagues!

            2. Tshelby
              • 4 Years
              1 month, 16 days ago

              Any suggestions here?

              Time to get Rashford?

              2FT
              0.0 ITB

              Lloris, Foster
              Kolasinac, TAA, Doherty, Valery, Duffy
              Son, Moura, Salah, Sterling, Deulofeu
              Kun, Jimenez, Long

              1. Men in green tights
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                1 month, 16 days ago

                Kola for shaw

              2. Bruno BaNani
                • 7 Years
                1 month, 16 days ago

                No. Rather focus on swapping Moura/Duffy out.

                1. Men in green tights
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  1 month, 16 days ago

                  Could do Duffy to shaw and moura to jota then

                  1. Tshelby
                    • 4 Years
                    1 month, 16 days ago

                    Don't know if I want the triple Wolves with Liverpool still to come

                    1. Men in green tights
                      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                      1 month, 16 days ago

                      Moura then to jwp

            3. Bruno BaNani
              • 7 Years
              1 month, 16 days ago

              What is my best option of the options below? (Already have aguero and salah)
              A) Son & Mane
              B) Son & Sterling
              C) Mane & Hazard
              D) Mane & Sterling (-4)

              1. paulfantham
                • 8 Years
                1 month, 16 days ago

                Son and Sterling

              2. Victor6359
                • 1 Year
                1 month, 16 days ago

                C

            4. Farns Foxes
                1 month, 16 days ago

                Please advise

                Ryan
                Robbo. Alex Arnold Doherty
                Jiota Mane Son Eriksen
                Vardy Aguero Jiminez

                Foster Valery Trippier Camarosa

                Trippier limited minutes
                A Tripier to Shaw
                B Vardy and Eriksen to Hazard and Wilson -4
                C Stick (I have bench boost for this week) 2 free Transfer for 38
                D Trippier And Son to Pogba and Laporte -4

                Any help greatly appreciated

                1. Messiah Hazard
                  • 7 Years
                  1 month, 16 days ago

                  A or B if chasing
                  If you use BB this week then only 1 FT for GW 38...

              • potatoace
                • 7 Years
                1 month, 16 days ago

                Does Keita out mean Ox might have to step up and play some 90mins.

                1. MASTER ROSHI
                  • 1 Year
                  1 month, 16 days ago

                  90 mins extremely unlikely - got fabinho, hendo, milner, gini that all play in the middle 3

              • paulfantham
                • 8 Years
                1 month, 16 days ago

                Play one:
                A. Brooks
                B. AWB

              • AnzhiBabakin (AKA: FC Akhma…
                • 3 Years
                1 month, 16 days ago

                Gunn
                Robbo TAA Doherty
                Eriksen Son Mane Jota Sterling
                Jimenez Kun
                Ryan - Llorente - Valery - Cathcart
                0.5 itb1ft

                After a poor season, I'm 106k and I want to ensure that at very least I get into the top 100k. What's the best approach?
                A) Save ft.
                B) Slight change. Eriksen to Pogba. Then upgrade a Wolves asset next week.
                C) Bigger punt. Something like Mane and Eriksen to Hazard and Pogba (-4), or Erik to someone punty like Antonio (for free)?

                1. Men in green tights
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  1 month, 16 days ago

                  B is the one decent team

                  1. AnzhiBabakin (AKA: FC Akhma…
                    • 3 Years
                    1 month, 16 days ago

                    Thanks - it looks good enough for this week, but I'm concerned that I've got nothing there to push me up into respectable territory.

                2. Messiah Hazard
                  • 7 Years
                  1 month, 16 days ago

                  keep Mane

              • Simmoo
                • 3 Years
                1 month, 16 days ago

                Salah, Mane, Wilson -> Jota, Hazard, Aguero?

                1. Miguel Sanchez
                  • 2 Years
                  1 month, 16 days ago

                  not for me - is this a -4 pr -8?

                2. Gobigorgohome
                  • 7 Years
                  1 month, 16 days ago

                  Do it why not haha

                3. Nas
                  • 2 Years
                  1 month, 16 days ago

                  High risk high reward. If chasing then why not? If leading then heck no!

              • Miguel Sanchez
                • 2 Years
                1 month, 16 days ago

                30 years today since the release of The Stones Roses' self-titled debut album.

                1. Jones Bond
                  • 2 Years
                  1 month, 16 days ago

                  Obviously no one else cares.
                  But I do what a band! Incredible that it’s 30 years really

                2. grumpyman
                  • 3 Years
                  1 month, 16 days ago

                  I was a dumb 19 year old. Time flies indeed.

                  1. Jones Bond
                    • 2 Years
                    1 month, 16 days ago

                    I was only 6 at the time, have been a big fan since my teens

                3. Victor6359
                  • 1 Year
                  1 month, 16 days ago

                  Tops

              • Scotty B
                • 7 Years
                1 month, 16 days ago

                De Gea
                Doherty VVD Bednarek
                Salah Richarlison Son Mane
                Rondon Wilson Jimenez

                Gunn Babel Cathcart Dunk

                4.3m ITB & 1 FT

                Which one guys?
                A Rondon > Rashford
                B Rondon > Lacazette
                C Wilson > Lukaku
                D Wilson > Aubamayang

                1. Victor6359
                  • 1 Year
                  1 month, 16 days ago

                  A

              • simong1
                  1 month, 16 days ago

                  Son > Pogba worth it for a hit?

                  1. Would Ed Woodward
                      1 month, 16 days ago

                      Not for a hit.

                    • Bruno BaNani
                      • 7 Years
                      1 month, 16 days ago

                      Probably not. Not even sure it’s worth it for a ft.

                  2. Lert
                      1 month, 16 days ago

                      What's the website to add/change grav? Thanks

                      1. HamezMace
                        • 4 Years
                        1 month, 16 days ago

                        gravatar.com

                      2. pingissimus
                          1 month, 16 days ago

                          Gravatar

                        • the dom 1
                          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                          • 4 Years
                          1 month, 16 days ago

                          i'd like to know too lol

                        • Lert
                            1 month, 16 days ago

                            Cheers all

                        • bennyp
                          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                          • 4 Years
                          1 month, 16 days ago

                          Anyone going Salah or Mane Captain??

                          1. fenixri
                            • 3 Years
                            1 month, 16 days ago

                            I am thinking that.

                        • unitednations
                          • 7 Years
                          1 month, 16 days ago

                          Sooo many options... got 1FT and 0.3m itb.

                          Patricio -- Foster
                          Doherty • Laporte • Kola --- Valery Duffy
                          Son • Pogba • Sterling • Mane • Jwp
                          Kun • Jimenez -- Gray

                          A: Save FT and start JWP
                          B: Duffy >> Shaw and bench Jwp. leaves 0m itb
                          C: Duffy >> 4.3m def (Kelly) and bench Jwp. leaves 1.1m itb to do Jimenez >> Rashford next gw
                          D: Duffy + Gray >> PVA + DCL (-4) and bench Jwp.
                          E: Duffy + Mane >> Kelly + Hazard (-4)
                          F: Gray + Mane >> DCL + Hazard (-4) and bench Jwp
                          G: Mane + Son >> Ozil + Hazard (-4)...punty much?

                        • Wizard of Özil
                            1 month, 16 days ago

                            Which option for free? (have Salah & Sterling):

                            A) Vardy & Mane -> Aguero & Jota

                            B) Vardy & Brooks -> Zaha & Jota

                            1. Bruno BaNani
                              • 7 Years
                              1 month, 16 days ago

                              Tempted by A. But the safest will be B.
                              Would depend if you’re chasing or protecting, and whom your nearest rivals got.

                            2. Victor6359
                              • 1 Year
                              1 month, 16 days ago

                              B

                          • Pompel
                            • 5 Years
                            1 month, 16 days ago

                            Final desperate push to claw back ML rank:

                            a) Eriksen -> Pogba : this is the shield move as rival has Pogba, hoping that Kun(c) + Firmino will make up ground in my ML

                            b) Eriksen + Verthongen -> Hazard + Kelly -4 pts : sword move , hoping that Haz outscores Pogba by 4 pts

                            c) Eriksen + Firmino > Hazard + Rashford -4 pts : both shield + sword move as rival has Rashford but no Hazard

                            1. Bruno BaNani
                              • 7 Years
                              1 month, 16 days ago

                              C, as probably both haz and rash are capable of getting those -4 back the last couple of gw.