Scout Notes

Palace and Everton reward defensive investment in 0-0 draw

Crystal Palace 0-0 Everton

Goals: None

Assists: None

Bonus Points: Yerry Mina x3 (£5.5m), Michael Keane x2 (£5.5m), Jordan Pickford x1 (£5.5m)

Crystal Palace and Everton played out a 0-0 draw at Selhurst Park that highlighted both sides’ serious need for a goalscoring forward in the 2019/20 Premier League campaign. 

However, it left Fantasy managers invested in the defences of each team delighted to get clean sheets at the first time of asking.

Gylfi Sigurdsson (£8.0m) had two excellent chances for Everton but couldn’t find the back of the net, disappointing the 14% of Fantasy maangers who trusted him with a spot in their Gameweek 1 sqauds.

Meanwhile, strong defending from Michael Keane (£5.5m) and his colleagues, as well as some smart stops from Jordan Pickford (£5.5m), kept Palace at bay to ensure the Merseysiders continued their strong defensive form from the end of the 2018/19 season.

That was welcome news for those who had been a little concerned about the value in Everton’s defence in light of Idrissa Gueye’s departure and Kurt Zouma (£5.0m) remaining at Chelsea.

Palace grew into the game and were helped by the introduction of Zaha

However, it must be said that Palace did spend the first 65 minutes without their talismanic forward player Wilfried Zaha (£7.0m) who missed pre-season due to involvement in the African Cup of Nations and reportedly handed in a transfer request towards the end of the summer window.

Selected by 19.8% of managers ahead of Gameweek 1, Zaha was omitted from the starting XI by Roy Hodgson, but came off the bench to a raucous ovation from the Selhurst faithful indicating the fans are both appreciative and understanding of the Ivorian’s situation despite reportedly trying to force a move to Everton.

“I only really saw him on Friday, basically, because I sent him home on Thursday and we didn’t train on Wednesday. But if you are asking me how was he yesterday, he was fine. And today in the dressing room, and in the game? He was excellent in the dressing room, and you could see what he did in the game. The fact is that the situation has been and gone. I am sure Wilf will now make certain he brings his straw to the water to help us have a good season, just like he has in the past two seasons [when I have been here].” – Roy Hodgson

Saturday’s fixture against Everton highlighted that in spite of the situation regarding Zaha and the question marks over his commitment to the club, this is a player with raw and unparalleled ability in Palace’s squad and someone who could make a serious attacking impact for the Eagles in 2019/20. It took him coming on to spark Palace into life.

“I thought he handled it very well. The crowd helped didn’t it, giving him such a great reception. It was nice to have him available. I thought the two front players did an exceptional job, but they were tiring, and it was good to have him to come on, and Connor Wickham too to help keep that momentum that we had going in the latter part of the game. It was never going to be easy to break them down, although I hoped that we might eventually.” – Roy Hodgson

Max Meyer (£5.5m) had a string of promising chance for Palace, but the German couldn’t find a clinical cutting-edge as Hodgson’s side laboured in vain.

Christian Benteke (£6.0m) also fired a number of blanks with the Belgian appearing to be still short of confidence and unlikely to shoulder responsibility for Palace’s goals this season. 

Richarlison and Everton’s attacking players are in need of some help, which Kean should bring them

It was a similar story for Everton who began the match without new signing Moise Keane (£7.0m) in the starting line-up, the striker having not been involved in any of the Toffees’ pre-season matches.

After arriving as a 69th-minute substitute for Dominic Calvert Lewin (£6.0m), he showed glimpses of quality that suggested the hype surrounding his switch from Juventus could be justified.

The Italian should play an important role for the Toffees this season but may need time to find his feet, as well as earning the trust of Fantasy managers with more proven options such as Sigurdsson and Richarlison (£8.0m) currently available.

Pickford’s defensive performance underlined his value to Fantasy managers with a first clean sheet of the season. The defensive quartet of Lucas Digne (£6.0m), Yerry Mina (£5.5m) Seamus Coleman (£5.5m) and Keane shielded the England international from Palace’s efforts in the second half and will have inspired confidence in their Fantasy owners ahead of Watford’s trip to Goodison Park in Gameweek 2. 

Everton could have some central midfield issues after Gomes (right) went off injured and Schneiderlin was shown a red card

However, an injury to Andre Gomes (£5.5m) is an area of potential concern for Everton’s central midfield options. He was replaced by new signing Jean-Philippe Gbamin (£5.0m) in the 45th minute.

Silva confirmed that the 26-year-old is set to be assessed in the coming days and admitted that Everton suffered when he had to come off.

“The moment the game changed was the injury to André Gomes. We hope it’s not serious. When I changed it with Jean-Philippe Gbamin he had some problems, which is normal he needs to adapt, and when you sign new players, young players they need time to adapt and it was one of the keys for us because we started losing easy balls during that second-half.” – Marco Silva

Furthermore, Everton are already down one option in central midfield after Morgan Schneiderlin‘s (£4.5m) red card in the second half. He was dismissed for a second bookable offence in the 76th minute and will miss that meeting with Watford next weekend.

“I didn’t see the first [booking]. But the referee gave the second. For me it was not, but Morgan should not react like he did, if you are playing with a yellow card, you have a risk.” – Marco Silva

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Lessons learned from Gameweek 1

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  1. Miguel Sanchez
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 3 Years
    3 months, 9 days ago

    Brighton aren't gonna change a team that won 3-0 away are they? Think Trossard out is likely to have to be my first move.

    1. Miguel Sanchez
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      3 months, 9 days ago

      Also, is it no longer possible to monitor rivals' transfer activity through moves made and budget remaining?

      1. KAPTAIN KANE
        • 2 Years
        3 months, 9 days ago

        Correct

      2. Legomané
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • Has Moderation Rights
        • 2 Years
        3 months, 9 days ago

        Would appear so.

        McGinn looks a very tempting swap, even as a Lucas owner

        1. Miguel Sanchez
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 3 Years
          3 months, 9 days ago

          I'm annoyed I didn't stick with my McGinn punt so gonna correct that immediately.

          1. Kiwivillan
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 5 Years
            3 months, 9 days ago

            Probably only call I got right on here besides Heaton/Pope and late conversion to Mings best Villa defence option for nailed(don't own)

    2. SpiritRising
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 2 Years
      3 months, 9 days ago

      Well they didn't score until they made some subs so surely a chance the goal scorers start. Especially one they've paid 20m for.

      1. Flynny
        • 4 Years
        3 months, 9 days ago

        I have read that potter loves to tinker and may switch formation with trossard featuring home games and gros away games.

        Ideally want to save ft.

        But trossaed to mcginn tempting and sounds sensible

      2. Karhumies
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 7 Years
        3 months, 9 days ago

        I might need to sell Murray ASAP. Glad I saved 0.5m in the bank just in case. Guess I am going for Pukki because Wilson's matches are horrible, and because I already have Jota and Wilson (so no King for me).

        1. Ambrosiana Inter
          • 2 Years
          3 months, 9 days ago

          Wilson matches are horrible?

          1. Karhumies
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 7 Years
            3 months, 9 days ago

            Sorry, meant 6.5 Barnes matches are horrible, which leaves Pukki and King as 6.5 candidates (I have Jota already) and because I have Wilson already, I don't want King. So Pukki.

  2. QUEN
    • 1 Year
    3 months, 9 days ago

    How is the app still not working

    1. G-Whizz
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • Has Moderation Rights
      • 2 Years
      3 months, 9 days ago

      It is for me 🙂

    2. MANGE TOUT RODNEY
      • 4 Years
      3 months, 9 days ago

      Yes, quite unbelievable really

  3. Hy liverpool
    • 5 Years
    3 months, 9 days ago

    I have just noticed 2 things

    1. I didn't post anything last 3 months, can anyone give me a quick summary what i have missed

    2. My Hall of fame rank now is 33... I don't know how f***er like me would be in the HOF first page. Lol

    1. fantasyfog
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      3 months, 9 days ago

      well played, whats your team this year

    2. Arn De Gothia
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 9 Years
      3 months, 9 days ago

      1 plz RMT x 1.000.000
      2 congraz

  4. Demí
    • 8 Years
    3 months, 9 days ago

    What price change site are people using this year, please? Anyone close to rising tonight?

    1. Miguel Sanchez
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      3 months, 9 days ago

      Ederson rising cause of the Allison injury.

      1. Demí
        • 8 Years
        3 months, 9 days ago

        Do you mean Adrian?

        1. Lord Flashheart
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 7 Years
          3 months, 9 days ago

          nope - people buying ederson actually...

    2. Lord Flashheart
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 7 Years
      3 months, 9 days ago

      fplstatistics stil seems ok

    3. tutankamun
      • 10 Years
      3 months, 9 days ago

      fpl statistics

    4. Colonel Shoe 肝池
      • 8 Years
      3 months, 9 days ago

      Ello demi
      Nice to see you
      Fpl stats

    5. Demí
      • 8 Years
      3 months, 9 days ago

      thx all

    6. The Curse of Falcao
      • 4 Years
      3 months, 9 days ago

      fpl statistics

    7. circusmonkey
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 9 Years
      3 months, 9 days ago

      Fplstatistics.co.uk still works.

  5. Lord Flashheart
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 7 Years
    3 months, 9 days ago

    Lucas moura to:

    A mcginn
    B callum robinson
    c barkley
    D martial
    E save

    1. DAZZ
      • 5 Years
      3 months, 9 days ago

      How can you even consider martial and barkley lol. They haven’t even played, what if one is sent off or benched

      1. Mambino
        • 6 Years
        3 months, 9 days ago

        Martial played every pre-season game

        1. Mambino
          • 6 Years
          3 months, 9 days ago

          sorry - you mean yet this weekend!

      2. Business Cat
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 5 Years
        3 months, 9 days ago

        This

        Not only was a one week punt a terrible idea, compounding it with an early transfer and a leap into the unknown is worse.

    2. Miguel Sanchez
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      3 months, 9 days ago

      Losing Moura already? Hard to answer this question when 50% of the options haven't played yet.

    3. Brian Boitano
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 7 Years
      3 months, 9 days ago

      At least wait until later this evening - martial could score a hat trick, Barkley could be benched - who knows.

      1. Arctic_Orangutans
        • 4 Years
        3 months, 9 days ago

        This. Knee jerking central right here

    4. footballfreak
      3 months, 9 days ago

      wait and see the games later..i want to lose him too and thinking about barkley just coz of his fixtures..think its his year also

  6. mandrake
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 8 Years
    3 months, 9 days ago

    First

    1. Lord Flashheart
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 7 Years
      3 months, 9 days ago

      of your name?

      1. mandrake
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 8 Years
        3 months, 9 days ago

        Indeed

  7. DAZZ
    • 5 Years
    3 months, 9 days ago

    Having Adams for GW2 will be awkward. Double Liverpool defence 🙁

    1. Miguel Sanchez
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      3 months, 9 days ago

      As proved on Friday night they can still get points even if they lose their CS.

  8. GetupStandup
    3 months, 9 days ago

    Perez and Jimenez today, can I get at least 15 points?

    1. DAZZ
      • 5 Years
      3 months, 9 days ago

      Of course. 1 goal each wouldn’t be far off

      1. GetupStandup
        3 months, 9 days ago

    2. Toblerone52 - Hung like a H…
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      3 months, 9 days ago

      I've got Perez and jota and need 14 to crack a tonne. We can always live in hope....

  9. Flynny
    • 4 Years
    3 months, 9 days ago

    Is kane likely to force his way into our teams from gw3?

    Toon are home and then a nice run.

    Thanks

    1. Mambino
      • 6 Years
      3 months, 9 days ago

      already in mine

    2. badgerboy
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      3 months, 9 days ago

      Plan was to get Son in.

      1. Hairy Potter
        • 4 Years
        3 months, 9 days ago

        Actually that might be a better plan than I had.

      2. Roten Teufel
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 5 Years
        3 months, 9 days ago

        That's my thinking. Did Trossard > McGinn last night which leaves me exact cash for Moura > Son next week.

    3. Hairy Potter
      • 4 Years
      3 months, 9 days ago

      I plan on having him.

    4. Miguel Sanchez
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      3 months, 9 days ago

      Yes - I started with Auba with the plan to switch in GW3

    5. Brian Boitano
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 7 Years
      3 months, 9 days ago

      My route is to downgrade Fraser and upgrade Wilson but then would leave me without Bournemouth. Also I’m kursed when it komes to Kane so you really don’t want me owing him.

      1. Hairy Potter
        • 4 Years
        3 months, 9 days ago

        Similar to my original plan of downgrading Moura and upgrading Wilson. Another option might be Moura to Son and Wilson to a 6.0 forward.

      2. Flynny
        • 4 Years
        3 months, 9 days ago

        Yeah my route would be Fraser and Wilson to dendonk and kane - 4

        I'd have to play dendonk gw3 v Burnley which may not be too bad.

    6. Lazaretti
      • 2 Years
      3 months, 9 days ago

      What I have read Spurs were not really good same with Kane. For me it is Sterling vs Kane atm. I Have Kane would like to get Sterling.

    7. It’s gonna Ben Mee
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 5 Years
      3 months, 9 days ago

      I think Auba might cover him

    8. Toblerone52 - Hung like a H…
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      3 months, 9 days ago

      Not mine. Rather have sterling and Salah.

  10. camarozz
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 5 Years
    3 months, 9 days ago

    67 with Perez/Barkley/Auba to go..

    Decent return frm them and thats not a bad team score without Sterling is it??

    1. Tommy Tynans Left Shin Pad
      • 8 Years
      3 months, 9 days ago

      You could be looking at 80 points, which is a cracking return in the first GW. Raheem won't score a hat trick every week either. I hope!

    2. Dr. Rog
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 10 Years
      3 months, 9 days ago

      top 10k average: 66 with 2.25 to play
      The average: 48 with 3.33 to play

      1. Toblerone52 - Hung like a H…
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 3 Years
        3 months, 9 days ago

        Really dont get the top 10k average. I'm over the threshold but not in top 100k....

        1. AndyCook
          • 3 Years
          3 months, 9 days ago

          It’s top 10,000 ID’s in first week. It’s actually about 100

      2. fantasyfog
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 4 Years
        3 months, 9 days ago

        i think thats wrong

      3. luke
        • 9 Years
        3 months, 9 days ago

        I am ranked just under 10K with 95, doesn’t make sense

        1. Toblerone52 - Hung like a H…
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 3 Years
          3 months, 9 days ago

          Nice score

          1. luke
            • 9 Years
            3 months, 9 days ago

            Thanks, went for an aggressive very unbalanced start SSKA, think I’ll come down to earth in the next 2gw’s

      4. Rash
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 2 Years
        3 months, 9 days ago

        I'm on 82 3 to play ranked 150k

      5. circusmonkey
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 9 Years
        3 months, 9 days ago

        Which top 10k? I am 675k and have more than that.

      6. B Bodega: Holly's Hams…
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 4 Years
        3 months, 9 days ago

        That's mathematically incorrect

      7. Dr. Rog
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 10 Years
        3 months, 9 days ago

        took it off the LiveFPL site. yeah it looks off maybe they didnt add on captain score or something.

        1. Dreadful
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 1 Year
          3 months, 9 days ago

          10k is the first 10,000 FPL IDs in GWK1 because there isn't a top10k yet.

      8. AndyCook
        • 3 Years
        3 months, 9 days ago

        Top 10k is first 10,000 ID’s at this stage. The true value is actually around 100

      9. G-Whizz
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • Has Moderation Rights
        • 2 Years
        3 months, 9 days ago

        Average points
        43
        Bonus points
        4
        Total points
        47

        Players played
        7

    3. Business Cat
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 5 Years
      3 months, 9 days ago

      It's a great score. Similar position here. 66 with Auba, Perez and two autosubs to come in.

      A 2pt-er (c) or a surprise benching in the near future, and the Sterling smugness will quickly subside...he's not scoring a hattrick each week

      1. fantasyfog
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 4 Years
        3 months, 9 days ago

        agreed...every other week

        1. Business Cat
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 5 Years
          3 months, 9 days ago

          2-3 per season max (like all other hattrick capable players)

          You've had one

          1. fantasyfog
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 4 Years
            3 months, 9 days ago

            yeah you're right....a brace every other week

            1. Business Cat
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 5 Years
              3 months, 9 days ago

              A 30-goal season isn't in his grasp.

              Moderate improvement to 20-goals up from 17 maybe

              1. fantasyfog
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 4 Years
                3 months, 9 days ago

                haha just get him fella, stop lying to yourself

                its raheem sterling in a 100 goal a season man city team

                1. Business Cat
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  • 5 Years
                  3 months, 9 days ago

                  I'd like him, can't afford him.

                  Sticking with Salah, Kane, Auba, KDB.

                  There's a chance I'll have outscored many Sterling teams by the week's end.

                  There's more than one way to play the game

                  1. fantasyfog
                    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                    • 4 Years
                    3 months, 9 days ago

                    agreed...stop knocking those who chose the sterling route

                    1. Business Cat
                      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                      • 5 Years
                      3 months, 9 days ago

                      I rather think it's the other way around

                      The "season over for non-Sterling owners" are more than prevalent

                      1. fantasyfog
                        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                        • 4 Years
                        3 months, 9 days ago

                        'theres a chance i'll outscore many sterling teams'

                      2. Business Cat
                        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                        • 5 Years
                        3 months, 9 days ago

                        ...because there is

    4. Navispar
      • 3 Years
      3 months, 9 days ago

      Man City always thump West Ham and Sterling was nailed to score at least one. For me he was number one on team sheet and it was crazy to not have him.

      1. fantasyfog
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 4 Years
        3 months, 9 days ago

        tell buisness cat i'm already in

  11. fc_skrald
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 4 Years
    3 months, 9 days ago

    What is the chance Mahrez will play most games this season?

    a. Wilson -> Pukki
    b. Frase -> Martial
    c. Wilson + Fraser -> Pukki + Mahrez (-4 point hit)

    Heaton
    TAA, Robertson, Digne
    Salah, Sterling, Fraser, Robinson
    Wilson, Vardy, Greenwood

    4.0, Hayden, Lundstram, Rico

    1. Arctic_Orangutans
      • 4 Years
      3 months, 9 days ago

      Bilva has a big say in this, he’s better and works harder for the team I think he’ll play vs spurs

    2. Dr. Rog
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 10 Years
      3 months, 9 days ago

      greenwood doesnt play

      1. fc_skrald
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 4 Years
        3 months, 9 days ago

        I know that is a risk - however now he is in the team and hence he has to stay there for some time 🙂

        1. circusmonkey
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 9 Years
          3 months, 9 days ago

          You're not picking the team.

      2. Business Cat
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 5 Years
        3 months, 9 days ago

        Doesn't start, I think he'll come on as sub.

        OGS has said he'll be involved, they've not got much attacking-wise on the bench (Sanchez, Mata)

    3. dshv
      • 2 Years
      3 months, 9 days ago

      I am thinking about fraser and wilson also, maybe wilson will stay and fraser be someone else? Martial you said will see after today?

  12. ragsyboys
    • 4 Years
    3 months, 9 days ago

    Best 6.5 to replace King for the coming weeks ?

    1. fc_skrald
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      3 months, 9 days ago

      Pukki I think

      1. ragsyboys
        • 4 Years
        3 months, 9 days ago

        Is he on penalties ?

        1. fc_skrald
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 4 Years
          3 months, 9 days ago

          According to the Set Pieces section Norwich will take penalties in the following order:

          Vrancic, Pukki, McLean, Stiepermann

          1. ragsyboys
            • 4 Years
            3 months, 9 days ago

            Vrancic didn't play .. so must be pukki who takes then

            1. pug_chops
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 7 Years
              3 months, 9 days ago

              Being on penalties for Norwich might not be a good thing. A few different players took them, but our record was 1 out of 6 scored

              1. pug_chops
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 7 Years
                3 months, 9 days ago

                By that I mean last season

              2. fc_skrald
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 4 Years
                3 months, 9 days ago

                That is a realy bad ratio!

    2. Mambino
      • 6 Years
      3 months, 9 days ago

      looking gat yesterday you'd have to say barnes although next fixture is tough

      1. Miguel Sanchez
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 3 Years
        3 months, 9 days ago

        Arsenal and Liverpool in next three fixtures.

    3. Colonel Shoe 肝池
      • 8 Years
      3 months, 9 days ago

      Why replace king already with bous fixtures

      1. ragsyboys
        • 4 Years
        3 months, 9 days ago

        I strongly feel Solanke will start ahead of him

      2. fantasyfog
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 4 Years
        3 months, 9 days ago

        because he will disappoint you

    4. Dr. Rog
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 10 Years
      3 months, 9 days ago

      kean / Abraham
      find the half

    5. Miguel Sanchez
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      3 months, 9 days ago

      See how Jota gets on today.

      1. Jellyfish
        • 7 Years
        3 months, 9 days ago

        That’s what I’m doing. King is likely be first to go in my team though. Just not sold yet on who fir

    6. fantasyfog
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      3 months, 9 days ago

      lol

    7. MANGE TOUT RODNEY
      • 4 Years
      3 months, 9 days ago

      Seriously? Don't get rid of him based on one week.

    8. Jordan.
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 9 Years
      3 months, 9 days ago

      keep him

  13. Marv25
    • 4 Years
    3 months, 9 days ago

    For anyone who watched Everton and Sheffield games. How did Kean and Callum Roberts look?

    Thanks

    1. Marv25
      • 4 Years
      3 months, 9 days ago

      *Robinson

      1. Arctic_Orangutans
        • 4 Years
        3 months, 9 days ago

        Robinson got MOTM Kean didn’t get any chances

        1. David Lo Pan
          • 2 Years
          3 months, 9 days ago

          Concern is Everton may not create enough chances for Kean to convert. He is in my team but even if he does nail down first striker role he may not return much.

  14. The Overthinker - I blame R…
    • 2 Years
    3 months, 9 days ago

    Wood to
    A) Wesley
    B) pukki
    C) maupay

    1. Dr. Rog
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 10 Years
      3 months, 9 days ago

      keep

      one of the better 6.5 options

    2. Miguel Sanchez
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      3 months, 9 days ago

      Hold Wood

    3. The Overthinker - I blame R…
      • 2 Years
      3 months, 9 days ago

      Wood was my one week punt. His next 3 fixtures aren't that great.

      Definitely something on which I'll overthink till the deadline.

      Cheers

    4. Amey
      • 1 Year
      3 months, 9 days ago

      Hold

    5. Jellyfish
      • 7 Years
      3 months, 9 days ago

      Strike Wesley from that list. Looked poor yesterday.

    6. MANGE TOUT RODNEY
      • 4 Years
      3 months, 9 days ago

      Keep Wood

  15. Tommy Tynans Left Shin Pad
    • 8 Years
    3 months, 9 days ago

    Any knee jerks guys? My biggest desire is to her Raheem in, however I made my bed so I'll lay in it. Went Kane instead! I am actually tempted by Pukki. Had him in so many drafts, but went Wood instead. I though his movement was great against Pool

    1. Toblerone52 - Hung like a H…
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      3 months, 9 days ago

      Not yet. Got to hold a transfer this week if possible imo.

      1. B Bodega: Holly's Hams…
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 4 Years
        3 months, 9 days ago

        Agree, although there will be some tempting bandwagons to jump on.

    2. Adam West - Team Serbia for…
      • 9 Years
      3 months, 9 days ago

      I thought Ricky Van Wolfswinkel looks a great shout after gw 1 . I'm not making that mistake again

      1. Stooz
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 3 Years
        3 months, 9 days ago

        Haha exactly, it's only the 1st week and 1st game. Which promising players shall we jump on after GW2?

  16. no_nay_never
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 5 Years
    3 months, 9 days ago

    As season long investments, which 2 can be dropped?

    Mane, KDB, Jiminez, Jesus, Aguero, Auba

    current fist one out would be Jesus....who else?

    1. Arctic_Orangutans
      • 4 Years
      3 months, 9 days ago

      I’d be worried for kuns minutes this season with him getting older and Jesus looking sharp

    2. Business Cat
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 5 Years
      3 months, 9 days ago

      Jesus and Aguero probably, they'll take minutes/points off each other.

      Jesus looking like he'll be more involved this season

      1. Arctic_Orangutans
        • 4 Years
        3 months, 9 days ago

        This.

        1. no_nay_never
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 5 Years
          3 months, 9 days ago

          Thanks, I'll probably run without Kun & Mane for the moment (others bar Jiminez have went up) - I can then decide next Saturday

    3. maverickga
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 6 Years
      3 months, 9 days ago

      All of the above 🙂

  17. QUEN
    • 1 Year
    3 months, 9 days ago

    Football Fantasy flix not working?

    Any other way I c an track prices?

    1. no_nay_never
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 5 Years
      3 months, 9 days ago

      http://www.fplstatistics.co.uk

      click on the dog, change player drop-down to 50, then hit "target" (shows negatives on order) hit again for positives. It's mainly Allison owners getting Ederson ATM

      1. badgerboy
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 4 Years
        3 months, 9 days ago

        If you click on the ball it takes you to a free platform game.

  18. The Curse of Falcao
    • 4 Years
    3 months, 9 days ago

    Score pedictions for today?
    I'm going:
    LEI 1-1 WOL
    NEW 0-2 ARS
    MNU 2-1 CHE

    1. Miguel Sanchez
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      3 months, 9 days ago

      2-1
      1-3
      1-1

    2. Arctic_Orangutans
      • 4 Years
      3 months, 9 days ago

      2-2
      1-3
      2-0

    3. no_nay_never
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 5 Years
      3 months, 9 days ago

      1-1
      1-2
      0-0

    4. Toblerone52 - Hung like a H…
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      3 months, 9 days ago

      2-2, 1-3, 2-2

    5. DeadStar
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 8 Years
      3 months, 9 days ago

      LEI 3-2 WOL
      NEW 2-2 ARS
      MNU 1-1 CHE

      *Leicester, Wolves I see goals as they both have good attacks. I still don't trust Arsenal defence so can see Newcastle scoring. Utd, Chelsea I just don't know so I'm sitting on the fence.

      1. The Curse of Falcao
        • 4 Years
        3 months, 9 days ago

        That would be a huge result for Newcastle, I do agree on the Arsenal defence, Haven't seen this Joelinton play live so if he's as good as people say you could be on to something.

        1. AndyCook
          • 3 Years
          3 months, 9 days ago

          He doesn’t score much..

    6. Respect My Authoritah
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 5 Years
      3 months, 9 days ago

      2-1
      1-3
      2-2

    7. Business Cat
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 5 Years
      3 months, 9 days ago

      2-2
      1-3
      3-2

      I want goals today, unlike yesterday's snooze fest!

      1. The Curse of Falcao
        • 4 Years
        3 months, 9 days ago

        I have no defenders playing today so hope you're right!

    8. B Bodega: Holly's Hams…
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      3 months, 9 days ago

      LEI 2-1 WOL
      NEW 3-1 ARS (cmon guys, Arsenal always lose their opening game!)
      MNU 1-0 CHE

    9. Amey
      • 1 Year
      3 months, 9 days ago

      3-3
      1-2
      2-0

    10. fantasyfog
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      3 months, 9 days ago

      everyone basing it on players they have to play??

      in which case

      5-5

      1-1

      6-0

    11. Hairy Potter
      • 4 Years
      3 months, 9 days ago

      2-2
      1-2
      1-1

    12. Burger
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      3 months, 9 days ago

      3-2
      1-1
      2-0

  19. LewanGOALski
    • 8 Years
    3 months, 9 days ago

    did anyone watch Watford game yesterday?
    How did Deeney and Kiko performed? Worth keeping for eve & WHU and then re-asses depending on performance?

    1. Respect My Authoritah
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 5 Years
      3 months, 9 days ago

      They were poor

    2. Puyol Pants Up
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 5 Years
      3 months, 9 days ago

      Kiko looked good from an FPL point of view. Gray missed a sitter from a Kiko assist and he bombed forward quite a bit. Deeney was poor

  20. DeadStar
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 8 Years
    3 months, 9 days ago

    Who did the Trossard owners end up with off the bench? I fluked Montoya! Although I don't think the subs showing 0 points still. I preferred seeing what they scored.

    1. Miguel Sanchez
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      3 months, 9 days ago

      Greenwood first and then Dendocker or Rico 2 pointer if first two are no shows.

    2. Respect My Authoritah
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 5 Years
      3 months, 9 days ago

      Montoya

      1. DeadStar
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 8 Years
        3 months, 9 days ago

        Were you like me and sat there around the 75 mins mark desperate for Trossard to stay on the bench? 🙂

        1. Respect My Authoritah
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 5 Years
          3 months, 9 days ago

          Yep. I didn't expect him to not get any minutes. We have the perfect replacement in McGinn anyway 🙂

    3. Business Cat
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 5 Years
      3 months, 9 days ago

      I have two autosubs for Trossard and Cahill, Greenwood & Dendoncker

    4. Skloppy Kops
      • 4 Years
      3 months, 9 days ago

      McGinn.. haha.

      1. DeadStar
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 8 Years
        3 months, 9 days ago

        Nicely played/jammy sod 😉

      2. Business Cat
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 5 Years
        3 months, 9 days ago

        Jam sandwich

    5. Amey
      • 1 Year
      3 months, 9 days ago

      Montoya

    6. JurgenRodgers
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 2 Years
      3 months, 9 days ago

      Rico 🙁
      So close

    7. ameisin
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      3 months, 9 days ago

      Montoya luckily.

      What are we doing with Tross? I was convinced he'd start and remain convinced he'll start next week at home.

  21. The Man Pastore
    • 5 Years
    3 months, 9 days ago

    Why didnt Guilbert play yesterday?

    1. Arctic_Orangutans
      • 4 Years
      3 months, 9 days ago

      Injured maybe

    2. Jellyfish
      • 7 Years
      3 months, 9 days ago

      I’m assuming he has a knock as wasn’t even on the bench. Also surprising to see Taylor starting ahead of Targett....thought he had a good game too

  22. Jordan.
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 9 Years
    3 months, 9 days ago

    no sterling no kane plummeted from 200k to 2.3 million in one day pfffft

    1. AndyCook
      • 3 Years
      3 months, 9 days ago

      Well everyone had only had about three players play..

      1. AndyCook
        • 3 Years
        3 months, 9 days ago

        Ever

  23. drughi
    • 10 Years
    3 months, 9 days ago

    Vardy and perez really need to produce today, so dissapointed in fraser and king. Bournemouth players always fail when in my team.

    1. Amey
      • 1 Year
      3 months, 9 days ago

      Vardy looking good for points imo.
      And yes, please sell Fraser. I need some points from him next gw 😛

      1. drughi
        • 10 Years
        3 months, 9 days ago

        Plan was and is to save ft this week.

        1. Amey
          • 1 Year
          3 months, 9 days ago

          Ha ha
          Same here
          Looking like it won't last long as i have Trossard Guilbert to deal with

    2. AndyCook
      • 3 Years
      3 months, 9 days ago

      Fraser was lively but he’s not cheap any more

  24. NED KELLY
    • 8 Years
    3 months, 9 days ago

    I need sterling hold off for another Game week an get him for free or just take the hit now

    1. Respect My Authoritah
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 5 Years
      3 months, 9 days ago

      I'd get him now. City will score a few v Spurs

      1. NED KELLY
        • 8 Years
        3 months, 9 days ago

        This is what I'm thinking I was wrong not putting him in like big mistake

        1. Respect My Authoritah
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 5 Years
          3 months, 9 days ago

          Sterling may easily blank, but yeah I'd get him now

    2. Burger
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      3 months, 9 days ago

      Sterling will go up this week.

  25. El Magico5
    • 3 Years
    3 months, 9 days ago

    Charlie Taylor didn't play for burnley yesterday. Anyone got any info? Thought he was nailed.

    Best replacement? Or should j hold for a week

    1. Miguel Sanchez
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      3 months, 9 days ago

      Apparently there were fitness concerns. Ben Dinnery had said that Taylor played in a u23 game on Tuesday which indicated he wasn't at the required fitness levels.

    2. Respect My Authoritah
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 5 Years
      3 months, 9 days ago

      Pieters ahead of him it seems.

      Depends on rotation options. No 4.5 is good enough to play every week

      1. El Magico5
        • 3 Years
        3 months, 9 days ago

        Cheers fellas. I may bite the bullet and go for pieters, bit knee jerk though. Do fancy burnley defence without Pope.

        Other option is taylor > dunk whos nailed for brighton

        1. Respect My Authoritah
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 5 Years
          3 months, 9 days ago

          Oh no, definitely don't get Pieters. Dunk is a good option

  26. trinzoo
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 5 Years
    3 months, 9 days ago

    Pope > Adrian if no more issues?

    1. Burger
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      3 months, 9 days ago

      Keep Pope.

      1. trinzoo
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 5 Years
        3 months, 9 days ago

        I dont have another keeper and the next 3 fixtures dont look good... would also double liv def which is standard

        1. Burger
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 4 Years
          3 months, 9 days ago

          Gotcha, go for it in that case.

    2. Respect My Authoritah
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 5 Years
      3 months, 9 days ago

      A decent move, but probably a bit too short term imo

    3. Miguel Sanchez
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      3 months, 9 days ago

      Pope a season keeper, Adrian will force you into a transfer down the line. Save

  27. Burger
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 4 Years
    3 months, 9 days ago

    Fraser to McGinn to enable Bilva to Sterling (-4)?

    1. Amey
      • 1 Year
      3 months, 9 days ago

      Do it for free next gw ?

      1. Burger
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 4 Years
        3 months, 9 days ago

        Sterling already 54% on way to price rise, won't be able to afford it next week.

        1. Amey
          • 1 Year
          3 months, 9 days ago

          😮
          Merciless transfer market

      2. Rik Waller
        • 2 Years
        3 months, 9 days ago

        Price changes will probably dent that

    2. The Curse of Falcao
      • 4 Years
      3 months, 9 days ago

      Sterling's a season keeper -4 won't be much when you look back at it.

      1. Kiwivillan
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 5 Years
        3 months, 9 days ago

        Pretty much

      2. Kiwivillan
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 5 Years
        3 months, 9 days ago

        Almost want Vardy to flop to make easy decision

    3. Clump
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      3 months, 9 days ago

      Bilva should play next game, surely. More solid than Mahrez in tougher fixtures.

      1. AndyCook
        • 3 Years
        3 months, 9 days ago

        Is expect him to get game time and Mahrez to get bench time but it Mahrez gets easy fixtures then B Silva not with having..

  28. JurgenRodgers
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 2 Years
    3 months, 9 days ago

    Whats the plans Trossard owners?

    Stick or twist?

    Can’t see him starting Gw2 after a 3-0 away in..

    McGinn/Robinson potential replacements also Barkley auditioning today

    1. Amey
      • 1 Year
      3 months, 9 days ago

      All replacements looking dull. Maybe, waiting for another week could be good

    2. Respect My Authoritah
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 5 Years
      3 months, 9 days ago

      Could start actually.

      I'm selling, either for McGinn, Buendía or Barkley/Mount.

    3. Business Cat
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 5 Years
      3 months, 9 days ago

      Probably shipping

      Don't need 6m not nailed on...bench is too weak to be supporting that

    4. Miguel Sanchez
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      3 months, 9 days ago

      McGinn or Barkley coming in for me. Can't see Trossard starting next GW after their win.

      1. JurgenRodgers
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 2 Years
        3 months, 9 days ago

        Yeah I agree, not sure I want a £6m Mid not nailed this early in the season..

        Like the look of all action McGinn + £0.5

      2. Flynny
        • 4 Years
        3 months, 9 days ago

        Seen suggestiond he is more likely to start home games.

        Not sure my bench will sustain a no show.

        McGinn with his fixtures and the 0.5m saving is where I'm thinking....but ideally want to save

    5. AndyCook
      • 3 Years
      3 months, 9 days ago

      Ceballos?

  29. The Overthinker - I blame R…
    • 2 Years
    3 months, 9 days ago

    Verto owners, what are you doing with him?

    1. Woeisme
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 7 Years
      3 months, 9 days ago

      Never heard of him

  30. The Legend Squad
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 5 Years
    3 months, 9 days ago

    I think I’ll bring Auba in for Kane for next week.

    Need to see how Barkley and Perez play today to see if they warrant a transfer or pass the eye test. Otherwise, team looks set and I feel I have the luxury to tweak here and there.