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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  1. MANGE TOUT RODNEY
    • 4 Years
    1 month, 9 days ago

    Do we even know how bad the Alisson injury is yet?

    1. jomikijiq
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      1 month, 9 days ago

      4-6/8 weeks, but nothing definitive

    2. De Gea Van Dijk. 10
      • 1 Year
      1 month, 9 days ago

      Out till IB Gw4 at least.

  2. Valar(Keith)
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 10 Years
    1 month, 9 days ago

    A lot of kneejerking swapping premiums around on here.. Remember that each one of them will have their 10+ days and also have a 2 point day. At the end of the season they'll average out to 7 ppg either way. So if your premium "underperformed" he could well perform in the next game and vice versa. The law of averages. Concentrate transfers on dead players and players that look like dead options ie Allison and maybe the cheap 5.5 to 6.5 punts that look like they won't work out after 2 to 3 weeks. Even in defense.. Its tempting to shift Robertson to a 4.5 since they got a clean sheet.. But remember that long term Robertson could be one of the top scoring defenders in the game and even the best 4.5ers will always hover under the 130 mark. Even those of us that went kdb over Sterling.. He got 7 points.. Looked fantastic and got a bonus point with 1 assist on a day that City scored 5 goals and kept a clean sheet. Have faith.. And breathe. I for one am monitoring Robinson and King one more week and planning to use my transfers there most likely over the next few weeks.

    1. Valar(Keith)
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 10 Years
      1 month, 9 days ago

      Course if we could have 4 premiums this point would be moot.. But you can just have 2 to 3. Keep the faith.

      1. KAPTAIN KANE
        • 2 Years
        1 month, 9 days ago

        I have SSK + KdB

        1. Valar(Keith)
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 10 Years
          1 month, 9 days ago

          😯

      2. Tierney Henry
        • 7 Years
        1 month, 9 days ago

        I'm thinkng Deulofeu to Origi lol

        1. Alberto Tomba
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 6 Years
          1 month, 9 days ago

          I wouldn't, Mane looked sublime when he came on. Expect Origi to resume benchwarming..

          1. Tierney Henry
            • 7 Years
            1 month, 9 days ago

            Thought so, cheers mate

      3. Demel
        • 8 Years
        1 month, 9 days ago

        Also, knee-jerking to get all 3 that scored well is dangerous as we don't know who out of the budget players are good options. It will take a few weeks for a Fraser, Jimenez, Doherty to clearly emerge. Once we know we will have cash in order to downgrade the higher mid proceed assets to these players and this should free up the budget to bring in a 3rd big hitter.

        1. Valar(Keith)
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 10 Years
          1 month, 9 days ago

          Yup. Hopefully after 2 to 3 weeks il have somebody lined up though. I'm betting Chelsea and manutd will give us tons of options today

        2. Gurukarma
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 2 Years
          1 month, 9 days ago

          This, although I had Kane, Sterling and Salah, but went with mostly tested FPL point scorers for start of season. Budget form options will emerge to increase defence, or bring in say KDB in weeks to come. People doing Origi transfer is insane with Mane back next week for example

      4. luke
        • 9 Years
        1 month, 9 days ago

        SSK+ A

    2. Billybigspuds
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 10 Years
      1 month, 9 days ago

      Good post. Classic chasing past performance rather than future.

      Calm heads required, particularly at the start of the season

    3. Unliklinho
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 6 Years
      1 month, 9 days ago

      My target this season from the outset was pick a few key players and stick with them long-term. Lost too many points on hits and trying to predict which of the big-hitters will 'explode this week' in the past.

    4. twoplustwo
      • 5 Years
      1 month, 9 days ago

      Bedwetters central

    5. Darth Vardez
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 1 Year
      1 month, 9 days ago

      True but it’s been shown that the biggest factor for chance to score goals is goals scored. Ie form and confidence. Question is how many games do you need to read form

  3. Magic Zico
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 1 Year
    1 month, 9 days ago

    Barnes, good skills and confident

    1. Hazz
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 2 Years
      1 month, 9 days ago

      Wish he'd at least shown a little of that in pre-season!

      1. Magic Zico
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 1 Year
        1 month, 9 days ago

        Yeah Wood showed off pre-season

  4. Tierney Henry
    • 7 Years
    1 month, 9 days ago

    who are these 13569 peeps who transferred out HurriKane?

    1. KAPTAIN KANE
      • 2 Years
      1 month, 9 days ago

      Insane people not safe for the game

    2. MANGE TOUT RODNEY
      • 4 Years
      1 month, 9 days ago

      Haha

    3. Gringo Kid
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 1 Year
      1 month, 9 days ago

      Kane to Auba

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

      Might be folk without Sterling switching over.

      1. Tierney Henry
        • 7 Years
        1 month, 9 days ago

        Possibly the only sane conclusion

    5. Dele
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 2 Years
      1 month, 9 days ago

      Wish I stuck with Kane, used to cash to get Laporte and KDB instead. Swings and roundabouts.

    6. HollywoodXI
      • 5 Years
      1 month, 9 days ago

      They probably saw that he was abysmal for 85 minutes and was lucky to haul.

      1. rokonto
        • 4 Years
        1 month, 9 days ago

        Hear! Hear!

      2. Tierney Henry
        • 7 Years
        1 month, 9 days ago

        Even in his best scoring season, he scored a bunch of 'lucky' goals.

      3. Irbox ⚽
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 2 Years
        1 month, 9 days ago

        And Sterling wasn’t exactly smashing it until the final 10. 3 shots, 3 goals isn’t exactly sustainable either. It’s how you spin any argument

        1. HollywoodXI
          • 5 Years
          1 month, 9 days ago

          Sterling’s all round game was excellent throughout, constantly in dangerous positions. Kane looked slow and for 85 minutes cumbersome.

          1. luke
            • 9 Years
            1 month, 9 days ago

            As he always does at the start of the season, just a brace different this time!

          2. Das Boot
            • 5 Years
            1 month, 9 days ago

            I think Spurs in general looked slow and cumbersome until Eriksen came on. Surprising just how long Poch let it go on for before making the switch

    7. bench boost for every gamew…
      • 2 Years
      1 month, 9 days ago

      looking at their screen and it says.. City(A)

      Hm, if i had him i would prob hold, unless one would take a gamble on Auba and then Kane back but then you are in a very good position. i would not advise for or against it

    8. DAZZ
      • 5 Years
      1 month, 9 days ago

      Half them probably did it before the 85th minute

      1. HollywoodXI
        • 5 Years
        1 month, 9 days ago

        🙂

  5. sandman58
      1 month, 9 days ago

      Need some help please
      A) hold Siggy & Wilson
      B) sell for McGinn/Robinson & Kane

      1. MANGE TOUT RODNEY
        • 4 Years
        1 month, 9 days ago

        A

      2. Billybigspuds
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 10 Years
        1 month, 9 days ago

        Hold, definitely

      3. Das Boot
        • 5 Years
        1 month, 9 days ago

        I'd say B but I know how good McGinn is, a lot of you are only going on snippets of seeing him play

        The guy will pick up lots of points over the season

      4. sandman58
          1 month, 9 days ago

          Thanks guys
          Unless you all know a better 5.5 option??

      5. Demel
        • 8 Years
        1 month, 9 days ago

        My strategy over the past 3 years (2 of which have been top 5k finishes) is simple. If you pick up an injury like Alisson make a trade. If you don't you spent a lot of time in pre-season setting up your team with a strategy. Hold for another week and in game week 3 consider a -4 point hit where you can restructure your team as you see fit.

        1. Irbox ⚽
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 2 Years
          1 month, 9 days ago

          Everyone should be banking a FT this week

          1. Demel
            • 8 Years
            1 month, 9 days ago

            *Unless you own Alisson.

        2. Tierney Henry
          • 7 Years
          1 month, 9 days ago

          The bait on the hook, keep it simple right.

          1. Demel
            • 8 Years
            1 month, 9 days ago

            Playing simple and reducing the risk of the key.

        3. Karan14
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 3 Years
          1 month, 9 days ago

          What would you do with someone like Trossard mate?
          Really wanted to save a FT going into GW2.

          Start him or sell him for someone like McGinn or Chelsea No 10?
          Could also start Lundstarm (CRY).

        4. AndyCook
          • 2 Years
          1 month, 9 days ago

          Expect for injury and people who are going to not be regular starters

      6. Gudjohnsen
        • 2 Years
        1 month, 9 days ago

        81 pts with only Perez left to play.
        Didn't go with Sterling in the end. I am willing to go without him for Spurs game but my main concern is he will surely rise in price, right?

        1. Irbox ⚽
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 2 Years
          1 month, 9 days ago

          Don’t worry about price changes too much. There is always a way to make your squad work

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

            True. But at this point in the season a 0.1m rise or drop is the same as 0.5m.

            1. Irbox ⚽
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 2 Years
              1 month, 9 days ago

              This is such a fallacy. 0.1 is always 0.1

              1. the axolotl
                • 8 Years
                1 month, 9 days ago

                Whoosh

                1. Gudjohnsen
                  • 2 Years
                  1 month, 9 days ago

                  Well I'm not gonna panic. Got a decent score without him. Will get him before Bournemouth game though.

              2. badgerboy
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 4 Years
                1 month, 9 days ago

                Until players start rising and falling, freeing up the 0.1s, player prices are effectively in increments of 0.5m.

                1. Irbox ⚽
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  • 2 Years
                  1 month, 9 days ago

                  If people save transfers 0.1’s don’t matter

        2. pingissimus
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          1 month, 9 days ago

          Sterling will also get rested remember - probably round the early CL games. KdB too.

      7. mynameisq
        • 6 Years
        1 month, 9 days ago

        I have a SSK team, yes we've done well but there's no need to be smug. We got it right this time but could easily have been a Kane blank and Everton etc conceding. And Barnes matched Kane anyway so could have saved money there and got SSB!

        1. Irbox ⚽
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 2 Years
          1 month, 9 days ago

          Exactly, it’s only 1 week. Kane and Sterling could both very well blank next GW with that difficult fixture. I’d prefer to assess over a 2GW period

          1. mynameisq
            • 6 Years
            1 month, 9 days ago

            Long term I know in my heart it's not the right way to play the game for me, 5 defenders is boring, there'll be cheap mids that I want to get and as you said when the big hitters blank there's not much else in my team that'll put points on the board

      8. Shaw must go on
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 6 Years
        1 month, 9 days ago

        Morning everyone...

        this my team, unless injuries no need for transfer,right??
        Ryan
        Robertson,Digne,Zouma,Montoya,Diop
        Robinson,Salah,Martial,Sterling,Dendoncker
        King,Greenwood,Kane

        kept 0.5 itb for some needed upgrade
        King to tammy/kean or robinson to barkley/iowbi or zouma to a 5.5 def

        Goodluck to everyone...

        1. Billybigspuds
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 10 Years
          1 month, 9 days ago

          Solid, keep your ft

          1. Shaw must go on
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 6 Years
            1 month, 9 days ago

            sound

        2. Throwback
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 3 Years
          1 month, 9 days ago

          No desperate needs. Watch today’s games + wait another week. King may be the risk of a price drop. Jota/ Pukki/ Haller maybe watch. Barkley if no 10 would be a good move. Money will be tight with SSK format regardless.

          1. Shaw must go on
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 6 Years
            1 month, 9 days ago

            cheers

      9. De Gea Van Dijk. 10
        • 1 Year
        1 month, 9 days ago

        How much is Maupay.

        1. Whats the Huth
          • 4 Years
          1 month, 9 days ago

          6

          1. De Gea Van Dijk. 10
            • 1 Year
            1 month, 9 days ago

            OP.

        2. Magic Zico
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 1 Year
          1 month, 9 days ago

          Brighton did attack, my mental thinking was Watford the attackers ... but yeah they look attacking now. Sorry not answering your Q.

      10. teddypicker
        • 9 Years
        1 month, 9 days ago

        How have 861 people transferred out Adrian already LOL

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

          He's price locked anyway. Wildcards maybe!?

        2. Whats the Huth
          • 4 Years
          1 month, 9 days ago

          WC?

        3. De Gea Van Dijk. 10
          • 1 Year
          1 month, 9 days ago

          Ederson +2 by Gw2.

        4. Hairy Potter
          • 4 Years
          1 month, 9 days ago

          Bonkers

      11. Whats the Huth
        • 4 Years
        1 month, 9 days ago

        Depending on how they perform. I have a plan of Fraser to Son and Vardy to Pukki

        1. Whats the Huth
          • 4 Years
          1 month, 9 days ago

          Rf

          1. Das Boot
            • 5 Years
            1 month, 9 days ago

            Yeah. Son is going into my team too when he is back.

      12. Tierney Henry
        • 7 Years
        1 month, 9 days ago

        Is McGinn a genuine cheapie 4th mid option?

        I'm waiting for my turn to watch replay of MOTD as my boy is hogging the TV 🙁

        1. The Overthinker
          • 2 Years
          1 month, 9 days ago

          Looks good in first half, second half Spurs played well so he was nowhere to be seen

          1. Tierney Henry
            • 7 Years
            1 month, 9 days ago

            cheers mate, he'll be on the watchlist for now

        2. Lubic87
          • 9 Years
          1 month, 9 days ago

          Not gonna rush into it, but eyeing him up as my Trossard replacement this week.

        3. Das Boot
          • 5 Years
          1 month, 9 days ago

          Yes

      13. shirtless
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 8 Years
        1 month, 9 days ago

        Any Walker Peters owners about? Keep or move on before City? Think I'm going to get Zouma in as per my plan if he gets the start.

        1. The Overthinker
          • 2 Years
          1 month, 9 days ago

          You know it'll be him and Christensen

          1. shirtless
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 8 Years
            1 month, 9 days ago

            Rudiger in training again though! Could be the same problem.

        2. Irbox ⚽
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 2 Years
          1 month, 9 days ago

          Keep for Newcastle

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

            This. Hide him on the bench for City if you can.

        3. The 12th Man
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 6 Years
          1 month, 9 days ago

          Benching for City. Barkley will come off my bench.
          Playing him for Newcastle then see after that.

        4. Pukki Party
          • 2 Years
          1 month, 9 days ago

          Same plan here.

        5. shirtless
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 8 Years
          1 month, 9 days ago

          I live in fear of a Aurier start with Kelly/Lundstram to sub! Will reassess after today!

        6. Captain Kakaroto
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 2 Years
          1 month, 9 days ago

          8 have him. Saw the game. Sissoko always interfere him to run across the line. It looks like he didnt have any interest in the game. It seems to me he cant attack or poch told him not to.
          Im keeping for NEW but think he isnt good choice as I thought originally.

        7. Jekori
          • 5 Years
          1 month, 9 days ago

          I'm keeping for sure. He went forward quite a bit, too bad most of his crosses got blocked for corners. He looked good enough to keep his place and besides foyth being suspended he also was injured. not expected back till september, i'm betting walker peters plays vs newcastle and looks good for points on both sides

          1. Das Boot
            • 5 Years
            1 month, 9 days ago

            I agree, he was one of Spurs better players yesterday (which wasn't hard) Good price so will fill in until Poch changes things

      14. The Overthinker
        • 2 Years
        1 month, 9 days ago

        Suddenly my def looks meh with cathcart, chambers and verto 😀

        1. Demel
          • 8 Years
          1 month, 9 days ago

          It looked meh before this weekend had started. I guess you over thought it?

        2. badgerboy
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 4 Years
          1 month, 9 days ago

          Couldn't of seen a Brighton romp or a Verto omission coming to be fair.

      15. circusmonkey
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 9 Years
        1 month, 9 days ago

        Shearer said Southampton were bad defensively, sticking on Mo captain rather than Raz.

        1. Demel
          • 8 Years
          1 month, 9 days ago

          It looks an easy decision this week.

        2. Hazz
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 2 Years
          1 month, 9 days ago

          Course they were - they shipped three to Burnley.

        3. THFC4LIFE
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 2 Years
          1 month, 9 days ago

          It’s a tough one this week, see what the captain poll looks like on Saturday morning

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

          Liverpool do have the Super Cup mid week but Salah seems a good choice.

        5. Billybigspuds
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 10 Years
          1 month, 9 days ago

          Reckon Man City could rip spurs to shreds. Not so sure it’s such an obvious salah captaincy

        6. MANGE TOUT RODNEY
          • 4 Years
          1 month, 9 days ago

          Salah locked and possibly Robbo Vice

          1. Gudjohnsen
            • 2 Years
            1 month, 9 days ago

            Sterling will be a popular captain pick.

        7. Whats the Huth
          • 4 Years
          1 month, 9 days ago

          My team isn’t changing. Same players and captain salah once again

          1. Gudjohnsen
            • 2 Years
            1 month, 9 days ago

            Good call. 37 gw left.

      16. Magic Zico
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 1 Year
        1 month, 9 days ago

        Zaha, is he ready to rumble now?

        1. mynameisq
          • 6 Years
          1 month, 9 days ago

          Everything Palace will go through him

        2. Unliklinho
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 6 Years
          1 month, 9 days ago

          Giving it another week, but he's on the radar

        3. Critical Observer
          • 3 Years
          1 month, 9 days ago

          He looked a bit our of sorts yesterday after coming on. No visible problems with his attitude though so he can be predicted to come good, he saw lots of the ball and clearly wanted to make things happen.

      17. rokonto
        • 4 Years
        1 month, 9 days ago

        Already frd up with Fraser King Wilson
        On paper easiest game of season and nothing.
        Sell all for de bruyne, pukki/Jota and Andone?

        1. rokonto
          • 4 Years
          1 month, 9 days ago

          *fed up

        2. g40steve
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 1 Year
          1 month, 9 days ago

          Hold still got good games.
          See how Martial plays today at 7.5 he’s one I am keeping an eye on.

        3. Unliklinho
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 6 Years
          1 month, 9 days ago

          wc

        4. Whats the Huth
          • 4 Years
          1 month, 9 days ago

          Wilson did well?

        5. Brosstan
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 5 Years
          1 month, 9 days ago

          Wilson got 5p... Thats more than his average

      18. g40steve
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 1 Year
        1 month, 9 days ago

        .5 itb, Virgil & Salah only, worth getting Button > Adrian for SOU as the were so poor against Burnley?

      19. MANGE TOUT RODNEY
        • 4 Years
        1 month, 9 days ago

        Can anyone give a quick overview of the Influence / Creativity / Threat index thing? How is it calculated?

        Can we actually gain much from looking at it?

      20. De Gea Van Dijk. 10
        • 1 Year
        1 month, 9 days ago

        Not knee jerky.

        Why wait till Gw4 and beyond without desirable big hitters.

        1. Magic Zico
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 1 Year
          1 month, 9 days ago

          Why change so soon after weeks of thinkering? Unless auto completed?

          1. De Gea Van Dijk. 10
            • 1 Year
            1 month, 9 days ago

            I was set up for B.B. myself but if I had Bournemouth frontline and one of Salah or Sterling I would also be thinking of using early Wc.

            No brainer.

      21. Gringo Kid
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 1 Year
        1 month, 9 days ago

        Would you ditch Moura after this round?

        1. De Gea Van Dijk. 10
          • 1 Year
          1 month, 9 days ago

          Only if getting Kane.

        2. badgerboy
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 4 Years
          1 month, 9 days ago

          Nah. Villa crowded the box out leaving him no space to operate. He'll get more space against City. How he uses it is another question.

      22. bench boost for every gamew…
        • 2 Years
        1 month, 9 days ago

        Opted to not go for CWilson, as he scored a decent amount of goals but his points tally is very much because of his assists, he got 12 i think last year and i herad that his expected assists were 3 so that was the reason i thought he was just lucky, then i watched Bournemouth game i realized his not lucky, he just tends to be in the heart of things. Funny how one perspective could change in one instant-)

        1. Critical Observer
          • 3 Years
          1 month, 9 days ago

          Watching the games actually saves lots of time if the other option is to try and make informed decisions by going through data and 2nd hand accounts.

          1. bench boost for every gamew…
            • 2 Years
            1 month, 9 days ago

            totally agree and i just forgotten have he made all those assists-)

            still, 8m i´m not entirely convinced.

        2. Dynamic Duos
          • 6 Years
          1 month, 9 days ago

          That is why we watch , the eye test is one of the biggest deciding factors.

      23. Shaw must go on
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 6 Years
        1 month, 9 days ago

        any obvious reason why Mahrez is more expensive than Bernardo Siva??? 🙂

        1. JJO
          • 6 Years
          1 month, 9 days ago

          cause he is much better fantasy prospect
          Higher ceiling

        2. Hairy Potter
          • 4 Years
          1 month, 9 days ago

          Will score more goals and get more assists?

          1. Shaw must go on
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 6 Years
            1 month, 9 days ago

            based on last season?? 🙂 i thought the prices were based on season before... silva is 1st option Mahrez is a bench player

        3. AndyCook
          • 2 Years
          1 month, 9 days ago

          I was a bit surprised by they but it’s the same reason that back up keepers at good sides are more expensive than regular starters at poor sides - if they become regular fixtures in the team the potential is higher

          1. AndyCook
            • 2 Years
            1 month, 9 days ago

            By this*

          2. Shaw must go on
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 6 Years
            1 month, 9 days ago

            fair enough

      24. THFC4LIFE
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 2 Years
        1 month, 9 days ago

        Anyone else thinking Mane over Salah in a few weeks? Or even on WC......

        1. MANGE TOUT RODNEY
          • 4 Years
          1 month, 9 days ago

          I'm always nervous about ditching Salah...

        2. Whats the Huth
          • 4 Years
          1 month, 9 days ago

          No chance. Salah is season keeper

        3. Unliklinho
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 6 Years
          1 month, 9 days ago

          It's possible, if he shows something.

          1. Gudjohnsen
            • 2 Years
            1 month, 9 days ago

            1 million is hardly worth it.

        4. Jekori
          • 5 Years
          1 month, 9 days ago

          Nah, set pieces already showed their value with the corner assist for Mo. Probably penalties if milner isn't on the pitch. Only if Mané outplays Mo from open play i'll consider, but i guess he'll be on par at best from open play.

      25. Dare Do The Punt
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 3 Years
        1 month, 9 days ago

        Leicester v Wolves score prediction?

        1. MANGE TOUT RODNEY
          • 4 Years
          1 month, 9 days ago

          2-1 Leicester

          1. Whats the Huth
            • 4 Years
            1 month, 9 days ago

            Vardy brace

            1. Gudjohnsen
              • 2 Years
              1 month, 9 days ago

              2-2

        2. JJO
          • 6 Years
          1 month, 9 days ago

          1-2

        3. THFC4LIFE
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 2 Years
          1 month, 9 days ago

          2-2 hopefully Pérez and Jota involvement

        4. Whats the Huth
          • 4 Years
          1 month, 9 days ago

          I actually think 2-0 to Leicester
          Don’t think wolves will score

        5. LORDIS KARIUS
          • 3 Years
          1 month, 9 days ago

          Dendoncker haul will be interesting

        6. drughi
          • 9 Years
          1 month, 9 days ago

          2-2

      26. Whats the Huth
        • 4 Years
        1 month, 9 days ago

        How did Robinson do yesterday? (Sheffield)

        1. Shaw must go on
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 6 Years
          1 month, 9 days ago

          someone said here earlier that he was MOTM

        2. Skull And Gnomes 9
          • 2 Years
          1 month, 9 days ago

          He caught my eye on MOTD.

        3. Stimps
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 6 Years
          1 month, 9 days ago

          Got MOTM on sky site

      27. Skull And Gnomes 9
        • 2 Years
        1 month, 9 days ago

        The trouble with this stupid game is that Watford will now go away to Everton and smash them 4-0.

        1. Unliklinho
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 6 Years
          1 month, 9 days ago

          Yup

        2. Whats the Huth
          • 4 Years
          1 month, 9 days ago

          Hence why knee jerk reactions is poor.
          Wait till next round of games before making decisions

          1. Skull And Gnomes 9
            • 2 Years
            1 month, 9 days ago

            Guilty as charged, my Lord.

            I rounded up all my Hornets in many different games and squashed them all with a Crunch!

        3. Tierney Henry
          • 7 Years
          1 month, 9 days ago

          C'mon Gerard!

      28. LORDIS KARIUS
        • 3 Years
        1 month, 9 days ago

        What to do with Trossard ?

        1. Unliklinho
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 6 Years
          1 month, 9 days ago

          Give him another go

      29. Gudjohnsen
        • 2 Years
        1 month, 9 days ago

        What"s your feeling about Perez today?
        Does he play on the left flank?

        1. Dynamic Duos
          • 6 Years
          1 month, 9 days ago

          Strike partner with Vardy.