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Captain Poll

Salah and Sterling expected to battle for Gameweek 2 captaincy

Mohamed Salah (£12.5m) and Raheem Sterling (£12.0m) are expected to do battle for the Gameweek 2 captaincy.

The Egyptian was the overwhelming favourite for the armband in Gameweek 1 and rewarded his backers with a 12 point haul against Norwich.

However, Sterling went one better by netting a hat-trick and coming away from a 5-0 win over West Ham with a 20-point haul.

That big score is likely to inspire a host of Fantasy managers to captain the Englishman in Gameweek 2 as Spurs come to the Etihad Stadium.

Sterling was involved in 20 goals at home last season, 12 his own and eight assists, only Salah registering more involvements in front of his own fans (21).

Meanwhile, Spurs looked far from assured defensively as took their time to get into gear against Aston Villa in Gameweek 1.

However, Salah faces a trip to Southampton, a team he is more than capable of registering attacking involvement against.

Last season the Egpytian scored more goals away from home than any other player while Southampton kept just three clean sheets in front of their own fans.

Only Manchester United managed fewer than that in the whole of 2018/19 (two).

After registering a 13-point haul against Aston Villa, there is plenty of interest in Harry Kane (£11.0m).

However, it seems unlikely that many will back him for the captaincy considering it’s a trip to Manchester City up next.

More likely to trouble the favourites as a differential option is Arsenal striker Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang (£11.0m).

He scored the only goal in Arsenal’s 1-0 win at Newcastle and faces a Gameweek 2 Saturday lunch-time meeting with Burnley.

You can now vote in the Gameweek 2 captain poll either below or in the website’s side-bar.

Joe and David will be discussing the captaincy on our YouTube channel at 12:30 pm on Monday afternoon too.

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Lessons learned from Gameweek 1

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  1. Limbo
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 9 Years
    12 months, 9 hours ago

    I hate fantasy football.

    1. farmerfat
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 5 Years
      12 months, 9 hours ago

      hold me

      1. Limbo
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 9 Years
        12 months, 9 hours ago

        Please.

  2. Tamagotchi Massacre
    • 6 Years
    12 months, 9 hours ago

    PLAY UP POMPEY!

  3. Limbo
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 9 Years
    12 months, 9 hours ago

    * not really. Love it. But my god I do spend way too long contemplating it - the outside chance that a 4.0m defender from sheffield utd might play and if I should put him in ahead of walker peters.

    1. Limbo
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 9 Years
      12 months, 9 hours ago

      You'd think I'd have worked out how the reply button works by now too.

      1. Limbo
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 9 Years
        12 months, 9 hours ago

        First post too. Sigh.

        Tea anyone?

      2. adased
        • 5 Years
        12 months, 9 hours ago

        XD yea

        Rip

  4. kime67
    • 2 Years
    12 months, 9 hours ago

    You can already tell man united is going to be good. Wan bissaka and maguire exactly what they needed. Also better off without matic. Rashford and martial to score 15+ goals.

    1. Limbo
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 9 Years
      12 months, 9 hours ago

      Steady on. That was at home to a very new look Chelsea who could be in for a rough ride. First half was not convincing. They hit the woodwork twice.

      I'll be waiting a few weeks before moving my stock in their direction.

    2. The Seagulls and the Trawle…
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      12 months, 9 hours ago

      Better out without Matic? Defensively he does more that McTominay and Pogba together.

      But Man U had an efficient game against a naive team. Not sure that will make them good seasonwise.

    3. GREEN IS GOOD
      • 4 Years
      12 months, 9 hours ago

      Man Utd are a bit better but got lucky, that's all. I expect normal (crap) service to resume sooner rather than later.

    4. juho
      • 3 Years
      12 months, 9 hours ago

      chelsea were unlucky not to score
      but yeah, AwB and Maguire are great improvements

    5. Tamagotchi Massacre
      • 6 Years
      12 months, 8 hours ago

      Watch them go get schooled by Neves and Moutino

  5. Kneejerk - Unexpected Performers
    Rotation's Alter Ego
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • Has Moderation Rights
    • 9 Years
    12 months, 9 hours ago

    It’s the same story every season – something in gameweek 1 doesn’t go to plan and people start jumping on whoever had a good week. However, even for those not making a transfer this week, it can be good to take a look at the week just gone and pick out a few who had noteworthy performances.

    So, from our very limited data set of just a week, who impressed you in their first performance despite perhaps being less in your thinking before?

    1. The Seagulls and the Trawle…
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      12 months, 9 hours ago

      McGinn, Pukki, Brighton, Rashford, Barnes

      1. Boris Bodega: Holly's …
        • 5 Years
        12 months, 9 hours ago

        This pretty much sums it up.

      2. Rotation's Alter Ego
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • Has Moderation Rights
        • 9 Years
        12 months, 9 hours ago

        First two are high on my watchlist. Was really impressed by that Pukki performance, caused all sorts of problems for Liverpool.

        Would also add Buendia - would like to see him in a game against an easier opponent to see how attacking he becomes. Real creative influence regardless though.

    2. The Wise Owl
      • 4 Years
      12 months, 9 hours ago

      Pieters and Pukki to name a few.

      1. farmerfat
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 5 Years
        12 months, 9 hours ago

        Pieters will not play when Taylor is fully fit again

        1. The Wise Owl
          • 4 Years
          12 months, 9 hours ago

          and you know that for certain?

    3. Hybrid.power
      • 10 Years
      12 months, 9 hours ago

      People really need to be a lot more patient with their transfers. I'm banking a transfer this week for sure.

      I was really considering Rashford but I didn't get him in the end. I think this could really be his breakthrough season, so if he continues to score he's coming straight into my team.

      1. Brimble82
        • 1 Year
        12 months, 3 hours ago

        This.

        And this.

    4. COK3Y5MURF
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      12 months, 9 hours ago

      KDB, McGinn.

      The United game said more about Chelsea than anything. Wasn't very impressed with Martial. Rashford was quite better.

      1. Warby84
        • 5 Years
        12 months, 9 hours ago

        Rashford 2nd was clinical, brilliant first touch and finish, one to monitor..

    5. Shaw must go on
      • 7 Years
      12 months, 9 hours ago

      gudmundson and henderson

    6. Klaren
      • 2 Years
      12 months, 9 hours ago

      Pukki, Emerson, Rashford

      1. Rotation's Alter Ego
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • Has Moderation Rights
        • 9 Years
        12 months, 9 hours ago

        Perfect, I was waiting for somebody to say Emerson!

        Yes - Chelsea were shocking defensively, but we already knew that. What I wasn't expecting though is to see Emerson attacking like Alonso!

        He was really driving forwards that game, with 4 shots on goal (3 from inside the box) despite playing for a team that lost 4-0 on the same side as AWB. Worth monitoring for if Chelsea ever tighten up imo, though Alonso will always be a threat worth monitoring.

        1. Markus
          • 11 Years
          12 months, 9 hours ago

          Yes was about to say him. Towards top of watchlist if he retains place the next 2 and rudiger looks like coming back earlier than hoped.

          1. Limbo
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 9 Years
            12 months, 9 hours ago

            Agreed. Strongest option. Driving in off the left.

      2. mattyrobinson
        • 10 Years
        12 months, 9 hours ago

        I'd agree on these three

    7. TheDragon
      • 2 Years
      12 months, 9 hours ago

      United players all need monitoring
      Mahrez if he can Neil down a starting spot (whatever that means at city)

      That’s about it for me really. Oh and Dendoncker could actually be a viable playing 5th midfielder as at 4.5 he is definitely undervalued.

      Frustratingly week 1 has helped me identify more concerns with my team / options I was considering than exciting positive options

    8. mookie
      • 6 Years
      12 months, 9 hours ago

      Wolves defence.

    9. Andy_Social
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 7 Years
      12 months, 9 hours ago

      There were few surprises, but Pukki getting the mark quickly and Brighton striking 3 times whilst keeping a clean sheet were impressive.

    10. Limbo
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 9 Years
      12 months, 9 hours ago

      The young players moving up from academy / second string / championship look exciting: Mount, James, Maitland Niles, Wesley... all at good prices, all with nothing to hold them back. Also think Wilson will break through with Brooks out.

      1. Rotation's Alter Ego
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • Has Moderation Rights
        • 9 Years
        12 months, 9 hours ago

        Certainly looked like Bournemouth were missing something in midfield, really wouldn't be surprised if Younger Wilson offered just that. Would also raise the stock of Older Wilson too, which would be an added benefit for many.

        1. Limbo
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 9 Years
          12 months, 9 hours ago

          Definitely. I'm a proxy Derby fan (Evertonian living in Derbyshire) and went to Pride Park 5/6 times last season. Was very impressed. Surprised Liverpool didn't keep him at home this year.

    11. Foogle
      • 1 Year
      12 months, 9 hours ago

      Arsenal's defence. Could be a cost efficient differential this year.

      1. Limbo
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 9 Years
        12 months, 9 hours ago

        Yeah, but not yet... awful fixtures for them coming up.

    12. Link
      • 9 Years
      12 months, 9 hours ago

      Pogba, Rashford
      Jonny
      Brighton (Montoya)
      Emerson

    13. Jafooli
      • 8 Years
      12 months, 9 hours ago

      AWB

      1. Rotation's Alter Ego
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • Has Moderation Rights
        • 9 Years
        12 months, 9 hours ago

        Looked completely at home at OT and back to his old bonus tricks again it seems. Will be good to see United's defence tested a few more times though, if Chelsea had taken their early chances (instead of hitting the woodwork) it could have been a very different story. Think that defence has tightened up though, which would make AWB very tempting

    14. MANGE TOUT RODNEY
      • 5 Years
      12 months, 9 hours ago

      Smashley Barnes

      1. pablo discobar
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 10 Years
        12 months, 9 hours ago

        Cantwell

        1. otbcwill
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 2 Years
          11 months, 29 days ago

          Nice spot. He played well last year but came in for a hard time when he stepped into Buendia's shoes following a RC and the team struggled a bit. At the start of summer when NC players went on break, loads of feedback and pictures he had stayed at home, in the gym, on the pitch etc. He saw this as a chance to play PL and is grabbing it - really hoping this is his breakout a year. Through pre-season he showed he has taken a big step over the summer

    15. kime67
      • 2 Years
      12 months, 9 hours ago

      martial and rashford. Theyre gonna make a mockery of their price tag this season.

    16. AuFeld
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      12 months, 9 hours ago

      FWIW, Rashford's non-penalty xG per 90 (pk's are hard to predict) is 0.55. For comparison, Martial is 0.77.

      Statistically, those who under-performed their NPxG per 90 (60 mins min): McGoldrick, Che Adams, Ayew, Emerson, and Siggy.

    17. Warby84
      • 5 Years
      12 months, 9 hours ago

      Walker assist was pure class

    18. Goodbye Horses
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 2 Years
      12 months, 9 hours ago

      I thought Graham Potter got a great result this weekend in keeping a clean away sheet. So in that regard, Montaya and Ryan.

    19. Printing Mane
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 8 Years
      12 months, 9 hours ago

      Dunk

    20. Permian23
      • 9 Years
      12 months, 9 hours ago

      Barkley, who played alongside Mason Mount and should be on penalties. Looks the best route to Chelsea attack - not touching “defence” (if you can call it that) with a 10ft pole.

      1. Permian23
        • 9 Years
        12 months, 9 hours ago

        With that high line and press, Chelsea should draw a lot of penalties and free kicks, as well as shots on goal (both the opponents and theirs!)

      2. RECKLESS
        • 7 Years
        12 months, 8 hours ago

        barkley was replaced quite early in second half. Gotta watch out for the delicate Pulisic.

    21. Jon Walter's Hatty
      • 6 Years
      12 months, 8 hours ago

      Someone I doubt anyone noticed in a 0-3....Kiko Femenia. Would like to check his stats in that game....

    22. RECKLESS
      • 7 Years
      12 months, 8 hours ago

      Zaha after his move fell through and 7mn for a fwd OOP. And Rashford as Martial isnt that clinical and feel Rash will keep.taking alternate or all penos. The bou will have to go for them come gw3

      1. El Lobito 10
        • 3 Years
        12 months, 6 hours ago

        Lol Martial not clinical? He is one of the most clinical strikers in the league. Scores with hardly any shots

    23. jia you jia you
      • 3 Years
      12 months, 7 hours ago

      I'll add AMN to the list as I took him out last minute and regret it! Superb assist and should have that spot nailed down at least til Bellerin is back.
      Brighton assets on my watchlist under Potter.
      Boly is still a beast, Pukki looked the part, and an off the wall one in Almiron if he can kick on as he looked really sharp.

    24. A Fat Spanish Waiter
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 6 Years
      12 months, 7 hours ago

      I hate to say this, but Pogba. Still playing too deep for me, but he looked to be trying to impress at least. His assists were class.

    25. mcpop72
      • 6 Years
      12 months, 7 hours ago

      Ndombele - at 6m, hard to ignore

    26. Runaway
      • 8 Years
      12 months, 4 hours ago

      As a Martial owner, impressed with Rashford's performance. He will probably be my GW3 transfer (Wilson>Rash).

    27. PaulRUK3
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      12 months, 1 hour ago

      I have to say this as I am probably only one of the very few that saw Bournemouth v Sheffield and as a Cherries fan, I was really impressed with Robinson. 5.5m for a mid playing as a fwd and he was really good.... teamed up with McGoldrick they were dynamite. God knows how Ramsdale only let one past him!

      1. PaulRUK3
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 3 Years
        12 months, 1 hour ago

        .....so Aaron Ramsdale as well I guess!

    28. Rash
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      11 months, 29 days ago

      On the opposite spectrum, I was worried by perez. Didn't offer very much on the right.

  6. Shaw must go on
    • 7 Years
    12 months, 9 hours ago

    Any time frame for when bellerin could be back??

    1. Rotation's Alter Ego
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • Has Moderation Rights
      • 9 Years
      12 months, 9 hours ago

      "Also Hector Bellerin is coming back, I think one month more."

      - Unai yesteday

      1. Shaw must go on
        • 7 Years
        12 months, 9 hours ago

        thanks a mil

  7. Beizer
    12 months, 9 hours ago

    Hello,
    My first post on this site (sorry for my bad English in advance), and already got a few problems. Is losing lacazette or Lamela the priority? Have 0.5 in the bank.
    Lamela out for Lanzini?

    Thank you and good luck for the next Gameweek.

    1. The Seagulls and the Trawle…
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      12 months, 9 hours ago

      Welcome!

      Lamela.
      Lamela to Lanzini sounds decent.

    2. mattrobb
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 5 Years
      12 months, 9 hours ago

      Lamela priority

      I like the look of McGinn and it gives you .5 to play with for sorting other issues later

    3. tisza
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 5 Years
      12 months, 9 hours ago

      No rush with Lamela. I'd wait and see how West Ham react to a bad defeat.
      Lacazette wait for press conferences.

      1. Beizer
        12 months, 9 hours ago

        Thank you all!

        1. tisza
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 5 Years
          11 months, 25 days ago

          I hope you kept them both:)

  8. Team Cruel
    • 4 Years
    12 months, 9 hours ago

    Should sit tight after 94 points but really want to get in Rashford for Wilson (and Pérez > McGinn to finance it). Rash will probably be 9.0 in no time.

    1. TheDragon
      • 2 Years
      12 months, 9 hours ago

      McGinn won’t play spurs every week....

      It’s extremely knee jerky (ie bad) given the upcoming fixtures this week - surely give it at least 1 more week

      1. Team Cruel
        • 4 Years
        12 months, 9 hours ago

        I generally start the season well, don’t take hits early and become too cautious. Results in being late to the early template players, plus the TV for the second half of the season becomes too poor because of the cautious approach. This season I want to exploit early form and also rack up the TV because it will be crucial later in the season. Just look at all the premium players we currently can't fit in our teams.

        Besides Rashford is a very streaky players. Could easily get 8 in 10 before a couple of dry months. Best to get him as soon as he hits form.

        1. Chemical76
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 2 Years
          12 months, 9 hours ago

          Agree. Rashford streaky like bacon. Going to start majority of games. First bandwagon perhaps but feels right.

    2. MTPockets
      • 11 Years
      12 months, 9 hours ago

      Considering that for Moura/Deeney

    3. OneMan
      • 3 Years
      12 months, 9 hours ago

      The question I would ask is. who will prob score more points next week. Wilson (A) to Villa or Rash (A) to Wolves.

      1. Soonmixdin
        • 9 Years
        12 months, 8 hours ago

        I'm also pondering this, but think it's the wiser option to bank a transfer and see how Wilson performs next week against Villa.

      2. otbcwill
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 2 Years
        11 months, 29 days ago

        I have Vardy and King at the mo. Vardy to Rash would be easy, but want to see LC settle in first. Wolves are pretty decent in defense so will see how Rash goes this weekend, then fixtures turn better and may make the move then.

        You won't win, or lose, FPL in w1

  9. Andy_Social
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 7 Years
    12 months, 9 hours ago

    Okay, if I'd captained Sterling instead of Salah I'd be on 100 points, but it was hardly a disaster. I'll put the same XI out next GW and leave the armband on Salah.

    1. Team Cruel
      • 4 Years
      12 months, 9 hours ago

      If I did the same and bench boosted with DDG, Maitland, Pieters and Barnes I’d be out of sight at the top. Fine margins.

    2. The Seagulls and the Trawle…
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      12 months, 9 hours ago

      Same exactly. How could we not cap Salah at home against a promoted side?

      1. Warby84
        • 5 Years
        12 months, 9 hours ago

        I was aware of sterling pre-season form and recent record vs West Ham and I predicted hiding, but I thought Salah would match him vs Norwich

    3. Shaw must go on
      • 7 Years
      12 months, 9 hours ago

      same here

    4. TheDragon
      • 2 Years
      12 months, 9 hours ago

      If I’d have picked the 11 highest scoring players and captained sterling I’d be first! Such fine margins....

    5. Limbo
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 9 Years
      12 months, 9 hours ago

      Ha. Yeah. GW1-itis. Soooo many games to go. So many teams set up for GW1. So many who aren't for GW2.

      I've seen some 'garbage' teams with 100pts.

      1. Chemical76
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 2 Years
        12 months, 9 hours ago

        Completely agree. TC getting spunked left, right and centre

  10. TeddiPonza
    • 9 Years
    12 months, 9 hours ago

    Decent round (102 points) but need to get rid of Trossard. Want Martial in. Wait one round and do it for free or do it now for -4 points? Team for gw2 is currently:

    Pope
    Zinchenko VvD Digne Montoya
    Dendoncker Salah Sterling Perez
    Kane Wilson
    (Button Lundstram Tosshard Greenwood)

    Thanks..

    1. Shaw must go on
      • 7 Years
      12 months, 9 hours ago

      do it now,before lunchtime

    2. TheDragon
      • 2 Years
      12 months, 9 hours ago

      102 is slightly below average I think - seen several on here with 120+

      Definitely take the -4 to get martial to keep up momentum

      1. GREEN IS GOOD
        • 4 Years
        12 months, 9 hours ago

        "102 is slightly below average I think"

        No, it's not.

        And as for Martial, I'd avoid him.

      2. Salah'd n Sauce
        • 3 Years
        12 months, 6 hours ago

        Sorry, what now. 102 is below average. Not sure that's been the case in any GW ever!

    3. The Seagulls and the Trawle…
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      12 months, 9 hours ago

      Should have done it yesterday

    4. KujaliaFC
      • 8 Years
      12 months, 9 hours ago

      If there's one thing we know, it's that you don't need to sell Trossard.

    5. The Seagulls and the Trawle…
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      12 months, 9 hours ago

      I thought you had 81pts for this GW.

  11. Boris Bodega: Holly's …
    • 5 Years
    12 months, 9 hours ago

    Personally going with Auba captaincy GW2

    1. mookie
      • 6 Years
      12 months, 9 hours ago

      Same here, although not overly confident.

    2. The Man Pastore
      • 5 Years
      12 months, 9 hours ago

      44% vs 27% ownership makes the difference for me. I am going the safe route with Salah

      1. The Man Pastore
        • 5 Years
        12 months, 9 hours ago

        And SOU looked terrible GW1

    3. CROCosta
      • 2 Years
      12 months, 9 hours ago

      Would be my pick if I had him as well

    4. AuFeld
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      12 months, 9 hours ago

      He looked good and his stats (0.7 NPxG) support the performance considering Lacazette was on the bench. He's a solid captain pick for GW2.

    5. Warby84
      • 5 Years
      12 months, 9 hours ago

      0-0

  12. Lallana
    • 6 Years
    12 months, 9 hours ago

    Which one?

    1) Lucas>Martial - Lucas could get replaced by Son soon
    2) Zouma>Dunk?
    3) Save

    1. TheDragon
      • 2 Years
      12 months, 9 hours ago

      Why not both?

    2. KLOPPS AND ROBBERS... the s…
      • 5 Years
      12 months, 9 hours ago

      Contemplating 2 myself, Chelsea look bad.

      1. GREEN IS GOOD
        • 4 Years
        12 months, 7 hours ago

        No, they didn't look bad.

        Zouma did, that's all really.

        Some very bogus analysis going around today.

    3. The Seagulls and the Trawle…
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      12 months, 9 hours ago

      Zouma has to be a season keeper.

      1. Klein
        • 4 Years
        12 months, 9 hours ago

        Will he keep his place though?

        1. The Seagulls and the Trawle…
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 3 Years
          12 months, 9 hours ago

          After his amazing performance yesterday he has to.

    4. Jam0sh
      • 8 Years
      12 months, 9 hours ago

      I'd probably save

    5. Goodbye Horses
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 2 Years
      12 months, 9 hours ago

      I'm holding on to Zouma. Decent fixtures and Kante 100% fit.

  13. MTPockets
    • 11 Years
    12 months, 9 hours ago

    Should probably mention Liverpool play Chelsea on weds

    1. MANGE TOUT RODNEY
      • 5 Years
      12 months, 9 hours ago

      Yeah, better keep an eye on that one.

      Injury to any of the Liverpool assets and this place will go into meltdown.

    2. Jafooli
      • 8 Years
      12 months, 9 hours ago

      Where’s it being played Pocket?

      1. MTPockets
        • 11 Years
        12 months, 9 hours ago

        Istanbul

      2. Limbo
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 9 Years
        12 months, 9 hours ago

        Constantinople

  14. Jafooli
    • 8 Years
    12 months, 9 hours ago

    Kane not even on the Captain Poll? Farce.....

    1. IRBOX ⚽
      • 3 Years
      12 months, 9 hours ago

      Just about to comment this.. what a joke

      1. Jafooli
        • 8 Years
        12 months, 9 hours ago

        Actually no Spurs, bigger farce.....so essentially CP is who the author/mods have and want to increase visibility/transfers/price rises...

      2. Gnu Scott talent
        • 11 Years
        12 months, 9 hours ago

        Puki, Abraham, Pedro, Digne.
        😆
        A joke indeed.

    2. The Man Pastore
      • 5 Years
      12 months, 9 hours ago

      lol

  15. Rashford FC
    • 7 Years
    12 months, 9 hours ago

    No Kane is scary. Must find a way to accommodate him with Sterling & Salah.

    1. TheDragon
      • 2 Years
      12 months, 9 hours ago

      If the spurs game finished at 80 minutes would you be saying the same thing? If no, then he isn’t scary. If yes, then why didn’t you start with him?

      1. Rashford FC
        • 7 Years
        12 months, 9 hours ago

        Because of the imbalance it gives my team.

        1. TheDragon
          • 2 Years
          12 months, 9 hours ago

          But you’d now be happy to imbalance it to get him in?

          Stick to the plan in my opinion. Kane isn’t exactly a great option this week so that buys you some time. Son is back from
          Week 3 and maybe he is a more viable option than Kane at 9.5

      2. IRBOX ⚽
        • 3 Years
        12 months, 9 hours ago

        Why? He proved he can brag a brace in under 5 minutes.. that’s god damn scary for non-owners. Sterling would have ended on 7 points if their match ended after 75 mins.. can put a spin on anything

        1. TheDragon
          • 2 Years
          12 months, 9 hours ago

          But you knew that about Kane before the game - my point is that nothing that happened in spurs game should have any impact on your decision around him

          1. Klein
            • 4 Years
            12 months, 9 hours ago

            This doesn't make sense. Its all about adapting to the form players. More shots, shots on target, shot in box means he can be dangerous. Its not a set and forget game.

            1. TheDragon
              • 2 Years
              12 months, 9 hours ago

              We are 1 week in.....

              1. Christina.
                • 10 Years
                12 months, 9 hours ago

                ...and already he is much more advanced than most of last yr...

          2. Andy_Social
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 7 Years
            12 months, 9 hours ago

            To be fair, the FFS article early pre-season stressed how impotent he is without Son, so many were holding off on owning Kane from the outset. Perfectly valid to re-evaluate now, imo.

            1. Klein
              • 4 Years
              12 months, 9 hours ago

              Gw3 son could be straight back. What do you think after that?

        2. Warby84
          • 5 Years
          12 months, 9 hours ago

          Agree, talking sense

      3. Limbo
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 9 Years
        12 months, 9 hours ago

        His stats are pretty conclusive:

        ▪️ Goal attempts: 8 (1st)
        ▪️ Shots in the box: 6 (1st)
        ▪️ Penalty box touches: 12 (1st)

        via FFS twitter

      4. claretparrot
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 1 Year
        12 months, 9 hours ago

        Strange logic. All games last 90+ mins

        1. TheDragon
          • 2 Years
          12 months, 9 hours ago

          Ah of course... I forgot that

        2. TheDragon
          • 2 Years
          12 months, 9 hours ago

          My point is - how has that spurs game changed your thoughts on Kane - we knew before the game he is a prolific striker

          If you didn’t start the season with him why would you get him now?

          1. Klein
            • 4 Years
            12 months, 9 hours ago

            For points? He was taking fewer shots and droping back previous season so we were a bit not sure on him. He looked really good the last game.

            1. TheDragon
              • 2 Years
              12 months, 9 hours ago

              Looks like the majority think I’m completely wrong! -some
              Good points made - we shall see

              I’m sure I’ll own Kane during the season but I’m in no rush yet.

    2. Big Sum
      • 10 Years
      12 months, 9 hours ago

      Imho you should take multiple hits or play your wildcard

      1. ThisTimeNxtYrRodney
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 5 Years
        12 months, 9 hours ago

        Be patient with transfers is my advice, hold for this week and then play a mini wildcard (-4 or -8) if need be. At least give things a little time to settle. There will be different must haves after this round of games. Patience !!!!!!!! Don't be driven by price rises/falls yet.

    3. The Man Pastore
      • 5 Years
      12 months, 9 hours ago

      I prefer to have Auba than Kane this week..

    4. Make America Greta Again
      • 6 Years
      12 months, 9 hours ago

      You'll be fine, I scored less points through accomodating him.

    5. juho
      • 3 Years
      12 months, 8 hours ago

      i'm waiting to see if Son's return will have any impact on Kane's output

  16. Cheesyzoot
    • 1 Year
    12 months, 9 hours ago

    Kelly, lundstram or KWP the best option for next week??

    1. Limbo
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 9 Years
      12 months, 9 hours ago

      I'm having a punt on Lundstram. KWP first on bench. Do think he was quite effective, but can't see anything but a convincing city win.

  17. SoccerBoi69
    • 3 Years
    12 months, 9 hours ago

    Which combo would you go for? Leaning towards B. Security of the start, a smidgen of goal threat, and that liddle bit o' cash.
    A) Ryan + Laporte
    B) Ederson + Dunk + 0.5m
    C) Ryan + Zinchenko/Stones + 1m

    1. Hot Toddy
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 1 Year
      12 months, 9 hours ago

      A

      1. SoccerBoi69
        • 3 Years
        12 months, 9 hours ago

        Can I ask why? I will... "Why?"

        1. Hot Toddy
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 1 Year
          12 months, 9 hours ago

          More points in my opinion

    2. CROCosta
      • 2 Years
      12 months, 9 hours ago

      B

  18. Markus
    • 11 Years
    12 months, 9 hours ago

    Anyone watch crystal Palace game? Sounded like they were better with wickham/Zaha than ayew/benteke... Any chance of wickham forcing his way into plans or would most likely route be Zaha + ayew if benteke dropped?

    1. AuFeld
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      12 months, 9 hours ago

      Jordan Ayew is the one to keep an eye on imo.

    2. Winter_is_coming
      • 7 Years
      12 months, 9 hours ago

      I watched the game and Benteke looked very lively in 2 half, he create 100% chance for Ayew and press Everton very well. Zaha came on and of course were on different level that Ayew/Meyer, so, I see Zaha straight swap with Meyer/Ayew. Wickham don`t do nothing.

      1. Markus
        • 11 Years
        12 months, 9 hours ago

        Thanks for the responses, helpful to know

    3. gergin
      • 4 Years
      12 months, 9 hours ago

      It was Everton, who went from good trough average to bad during the game. Silva made 2 awful subs and a red card in the end.

  19. maltasi
    • 11 Years
    12 months, 9 hours ago

    The big let downs this past weekend were the sides who have aspirations of finishing in the Top 6.

    Not one of the sides who finished between 7th and 13th last season managed a single goal between them!

    There were blanks for Wolves, Everton, Leicester, West Ham, Watford, Crystal Palace and Newcastle.

    Anybody who quite reasonably looked to get an attacking player at a good price from any of those sides will have been left disappointed, for now at least!

    9 clean sheets in the opening weekend is very high I think?

    1. KLOPPS AND ROBBERS... the s…
      • 5 Years
      12 months, 9 hours ago

      Surprised at the amount of clean sheets

    2. AuFeld
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      12 months, 9 hours ago

      Similar to last season.

      1. maltasi
        • 11 Years
        12 months, 9 hours ago

        Double the amount from the opening weekend last season

        1. AuFeld
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 3 Years
          12 months, 9 hours ago

          I stand corrected. Thank you.

        2. The Man Pastore
          • 5 Years
          12 months, 9 hours ago

          4.5 CS last year?

    3. Markus
      • 11 Years
      12 months, 9 hours ago

      It often starts this way (and I always forget and wrongly conclude invest in premium defenders where as actually you can often get some cheaper value at start - wolves and Everton sort of nullified each other, West ham haven't had a chance yet. Everton not yet clicked but will be interesting to see after a week more of iwobi/kean integration. I'd anticipate seeing one of those first 4 starting to show promise next few weeks...

  20. Hot Toddy
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 1 Year
    12 months, 9 hours ago

    Sterling all the way. Made that call a few weeks ago.

  21. Klein
    • 4 Years
    12 months, 9 hours ago

    Son vs new(gw3)
    Are you guys jumping or gonna wait and see?

    1. Hot Toddy
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 1 Year
      12 months, 9 hours ago

      Looks a good transfer to be fair.

    2. Pukki Party
      • 3 Years
      12 months, 9 hours ago

      Wait and see

    3. Markus
      • 11 Years
      12 months, 9 hours ago

      Newcastle didn't look as defensively a mess (apart from willems coming on in the wrong position!) as might have anticipated. I don't think it's a shoo in for a big win necessarily although 2 weeks is a long time in geordieland the wheels could be falling off the wagon by that point!

      1. Boris Bodega: Holly's …
        • 5 Years
        12 months, 9 hours ago

        True, I think Bruce just needs a few more weeks to truly screw it up beyond recognition.

      2. Andy_Social
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 7 Years
        12 months, 9 hours ago

        Upcoming: Liverpool, Spurs and ManU attacks will ask far more questions of them.

  22. PUP02
    • 5 Years
    12 months, 9 hours ago

    Save ft? 0.0itb

    Heaton
    VVD Robbo Dinge Zinchenko
    Salah(c) Sterling KDB Perez
    Jota King

    (Button Dendon Greenwood Lunds)

    1. Hot Toddy
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 1 Year
      12 months, 9 hours ago

      Yeah save

    2. gamesmad11
      • 4 Years
      12 months, 9 hours ago

      Got exactly the same 11 but pope for heaton and TAA for Robbo, Im saving the FT for sure, tempted to swap out one of my FWDS but I'm gonna give it another week to make a decision on who

      1. ThisTimeNxtYrRodney
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 5 Years
        12 months, 9 hours ago

        Same here. Wait another week.

      2. PUP02
        • 5 Years
        12 months, 9 hours ago

        Are you happy with the distribution of funds in our squads? Having that 9.5 in kdb limits our ability to upgrade a striker doesn't it.

        1. Unliklinho
          • 6 Years
          12 months, 9 hours ago

          But 9.5 could be an important price point with players who will emerge in the next couple of weeks - Son returning to Spurs, Pepe and Laca in the Arsenal starting lineup...

          1. Andy_Social
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 7 Years
            12 months, 9 hours ago

            KdB is an inherently good long-term asset, not a pawn.

        2. gamesmad11
          • 4 Years
          12 months, 9 hours ago

          Yes if a premium striker did appear to become essential it would be hard for us to jump on but KDB if fit imo can get close and pass 200 which is premium striker points anyways

  23. Winter_is_coming
    • 7 Years
    12 months, 9 hours ago

    Anyone sees Ville Ronka team? Can you share id, please?

    1. Pukki Party
      • 3 Years
      12 months, 9 hours ago

      1481271

      1. Winter_is_coming
        • 7 Years
        12 months, 9 hours ago

        Much thanks, man!

  24. willos_wanderers
    • 10 Years
    12 months, 9 hours ago

    How did Fraser play? Is Fraser to Martial a no-brainer, or should I give him another chance?

    1. mike09
      • 1 Year
      12 months, 9 hours ago

      I would do it.
      Martial price raise likely to happen before the deadline.

    2. Tshelby
      • 5 Years
      12 months, 9 hours ago

      Sounds like a big knee jerk. Alot of people on here said that Martial didn't play that good. Rashford is the one you want

      1. AuFeld
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 3 Years
        12 months, 9 hours ago

        I disagree. NPxG per 90: Rashford's 0.55 vs Martial's 0.77. IF it was Martial who drew the foul, I would expect him to take the PK.

        1. Markus
          • 11 Years
          12 months, 9 hours ago

          Both are true I think. Penalty aside martial was the better fantasy asset. In real life football he played worse, so could risk rotation with their backup centre forw.... oh wait...

        2. Klein
          • 4 Years
          12 months, 8 hours ago

          What is NPxG? Rashfords xg shows 1.29 on understat.

    3. Pukki Party
      • 3 Years
      12 months, 9 hours ago

      Wait

  25. OptimusBlack
    • 7 Years
    12 months, 9 hours ago

    Hello
    If You have both Trossard and Robinson would and 1.5 M what would you do ?

    1. mike09
      • 1 Year
      12 months, 9 hours ago

      Trossard > Martial

      1. OptimusBlack
        • 7 Years
        12 months, 9 hours ago

        Thank You
        Robinson > McGinn for -4 pts or Nope

    2. Make America Greta Again
      • 6 Years
      12 months, 9 hours ago

      Wait a week.

  26. Enes_Sahini1
    • 2 Years
    12 months, 9 hours ago

    Any leagues where you can win money that start GW2?

  27. BananaMan
    • 10 Years
    12 months, 9 hours ago

    Kane & KDB vs Sterling & Rashford......pick your poison.

    1. Christina.
      • 10 Years
      12 months, 9 hours ago

      Kane+Sterling+Rashy.

      Thats where I'm heading.

    2. Make America Greta Again
      • 6 Years
      12 months, 9 hours ago

      Replace Kdb with Mahrez and I'd have all 4.

    3. willos_wanderers
      • 10 Years
      12 months, 9 hours ago

      I'd rather Sterling and Rashford

    4. Limbo
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 9 Years
      12 months, 9 hours ago

      Got to have Sterling. No question.

      1. AuFeld
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 3 Years
        12 months, 9 hours ago

        Until Kun shows up...

    5. fantasyfog
      • 5 Years
      12 months, 9 hours ago

      kane sterling

  28. All The Aces
    • 6 Years
    12 months, 9 hours ago

    Is FPL stats still the best site for price change predictions??

    1. Andy_Social
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 7 Years
      12 months, 9 hours ago

      Too early to say. If FPL Towers have tweaked their algorithm, it'll take those sites time to get themselves accurate.

    2. fantasyfog
      • 5 Years
      12 months, 9 hours ago

      I have Jiminez and Wilson up top, no price drops hopefully

      looking to get in Kane and a 6.5 so hopefully no rises, anyone know

  29. wulfranian
    • 3 Years
    12 months, 9 hours ago

    Morning all!I have Kodjia in my team.Should i sell him for Wesley/Calvert or wait one more week?

    1. AuFeld
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      12 months, 9 hours ago

      Wait one more week.

      1. wulfranian
        • 3 Years
        12 months, 9 hours ago

        cheers

    2. avfc82
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • Has Moderation Rights
      • 10 Years
      12 months, 9 hours ago

      He's got to go, won't be starting anytime soon.

      1. wulfranian
        • 3 Years
        12 months, 9 hours ago

        cheers.I think the same.It was a risky move.Who is the best pick up to 6.5?

      2. Markus
        • 11 Years
        12 months, 9 hours ago

        Avfc: what's your take on Villa assets after week 1? Did you watch the game - Given its a totally new team is hard to tell best options (eg mcginn won't score every week, neither will they play spurs away)...

        1. avfc82
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • Has Moderation Rights
          • 10 Years
          12 months, 8 hours ago

          I'm waiting. Four new players in the starting eleven on Saturday, four more on the bench, can see it taking a few weeks to gel, but hope I'm wrong!

          1. Markus
            • 11 Years
            12 months, 4 hours ago

            That's good to know, thanks

    3. fantasyfog
      • 5 Years
      12 months, 9 hours ago

      Calvert-Lewin's daays are numbered

  30. Ynwalfc
    • 4 Years
    12 months, 9 hours ago

    Ederson
    Zinchenko,VVD,Maguire,Maitland Niles
    Salah(C),Sterling(VC),A.Pereira
    Kane,Barnes,Origi
    Subs Ryan,Sissoko,Dedonker,Dunk

    GTG? Not sure if Origi will start but happy with Sissoko to come in