Scout Picks

Salah and Sterling headline Gameweek 2 Scout Picks

Liverpool and Manchester City’s big guns are still important assets for Fantasy Premier League managers to own for Gameweek 2.

Once again, we have three premium options selected in our Scout Picks for this weekend, what we believe to be the best starting XI for the upcoming round of action.

This has been chosen using the Scout Squad selections made by David, Neale, Paul and Geoff earlier in the week.

For Gameweek 2 we line-up in 4-4-2 once again, this time coming in at £82.6m, £0.4m inside our budget of £83m.

Goalkeeper

Ryan scored nine points in Gameweek 1

Mathew Ryan (£4.5m) was an eleventh-hour addition to the Scout Picks after news of Adrian’s injury filtered around the Fantasy community. The Liverpool goalkeeper was originally given the nod but doubt over his starting place meant we had to drop in. Ryan is his replacement after facing no big chances in Gameweek 1 while West Ham could be without both Felipe Anderson and new signing Sébastien Haller.

Defenders

Trent Alexander-Arnold in action for Liverpool against Norwich

While Liverpool’s defence has not inspired confidence in Fantasy managers this week, Trent Alexander-Arnold (£7.0m) was still a popular option in the Scout Squad submissions. Neale, Paul and Geoff selected him as the best defender for Gameweek 2, David slotting him into second place. Despite conceding against Norwich, the right-back was top for key passes and big chances created at Anfield on Friday night.

Lucas Digne (£6.0m) was another hugely fashionable option according to the Scout Squad pundits, tipped by all four of them. While there are cheaper assets in the Everton defence, the £0.5m is worth paying this week for Digne’s involvement in set pieces. Watford conceded more chances from dead-ball situations between Gameweeks 21 and 38 last season. The Hornets also failed to register a single big chance in Gameweek 1, so a clean sheet is also on the cards for the Frenchman.

Neale and Geoff both selected Ainsley Maitland-Niles (£5.0m) in their Scout Squad selections ahead of Burnley’s visit to the Emirates stadium. Arsenal kept a clean sheet in Gameweek 1 and it was the right-back who got the assist for their only goal of the game.

After being the talk of the town for the last few weeks, John Lundstram (£4.0m) makes his Scout Picks debut for Gameweek 2. The Sheffield United asset faces a goal-shy Crystal Palace side this weekend and created two big chances in Gameweek 1, the joint-highest in the whole division.

Midfielders

Mohamed Salah scored against Norwich City in Gameweek 1

Mohamed Salah (£12.5m) remains our favourite option in the Liverpool attack ahead of the trip to Southampton. The Saints were particularly leaky at home last season, only Manchester United managing fewer clean sheets in front of their own supporters. Furthermore, Salah was top of the league for shots in the box and shots on target in away matches in 2018/19. Any concerns over his 120-minute outing midweek were eased by Jurgen Klopp’s assurances in his Friday press conference.

While Salah was the unanimous first-choice midfielder, Raheem Sterling (£12.1m) occupied the second-place spot for all our Scout Squad pundits. No player had as many shots on target as him in Gameweek 1, while Spurs did not look too assured at the back against Aston Villa.

Like his defensive colleague, Gylfi Sigurdsson (£8.0m) looks set to benefit from Watford’s vulnerability to set-pieces in Gameweek 2. The Icelandic international created 45 chances in home matches last season, only Eden Hazard and James Maddison fashioning more than that.

Something of a left-field inclusion in the Scout Picks this week is Norwich City midfielder Emi Buendía (£6.0m). We were a big fan of Teemu Pukki in the Scout Squad but needed to save some money for spending elsewhere. Buendía is not necessarily a massive step-down though. He created three chances at Anfield on Friday night and his role in set pieces could help unlock a Newcastle side that conceded the joint-most chances from dead-ball situations in the whole of 2018/19.

Forwards

Aubameyang got the only goal in Arsenal’s win at Newcastle on opening weekend

Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang (£11.0m) has a fantastic record of scoring against Burnley, with a brace in each of his last three matches facing the Clarets. He was also afforded the joint-highest number of big chances in home matches across the 2018/19 season.

There was plenty of backing for Bournemouth’s attack in the Scout Squad submissions but we, unfortunately, ran out of cash for one of either Callum Wilson or Ryan Fraser. Josh King (£6.5m) deputises for his Cherries colleagues then, as we expect a return to last season’s attacking form in an open game at Villa Park.

Substitutes

Martín Montoya (£4.5m) makes the bench this week, after Neale and Paul included him in their Scout Squad selection. The defender looks likely to retain his place at right wing-back for the visit of West Ham, who could be without key attacking personnel.

John McGinn (£5.5m) made a great start to life in the Premier League scoring on his top-flight debut at Spurs. Bournemouth come to Villa Park in Gameweek 2, with a defence that’s hard to trust, so we won’t be too shocked if McGinn gets more attacking returns this weekend.

As already mentioned, we didn’t have the cash for Teemu Pukki (£6.5m) in our final XI but we still think he will do well in Gameweek 2. He had three shots in the box against Liverpool, the same number he had per game in the Championship.

The Scout Picks Captain

As we mentioned last week, the Scout Picks now has a captain in the 2019/20 season.

This skipper is chosen using the conclusions of the latest Captain Sensible article and a four-way vote between David, Neale, Paul and Geoff.

Because the use of Fantasy Football Scout data is used so heavily in this process, the captain we choose each Gameweek will be known only to those who have signed up to Membership for the 2019/20 season.

It will be revealed to the public only when the deadline for the Gameweek has passed.

The Community Champion

Representing the community against the Scout Picks in Gameweek 2 is Hot Toddy.

They have opted for a 4-4-2 of: Leno; Digne, van Dijk, Coleman, Alexander-Arnold; Fraser, Martial, Sterling, Richarlison; Aubameyang, Pukki.

The community member who beats our picks by the biggest margin over the campaign will win a £100 Amazon Voucher and a place in our Contributors and Moderators League for the following season.

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Lessons learned from Gameweek 1

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  1. Nigel Knows
    • 1 Year
    3 months, 4 days ago

    G2G? 1FT 0.0itb
    I see many 1 point cameo’s amidst these lot for GW2 or need for subs to play.
    Last week all in XI scored 6-13pts except Ross B.
    So 2-3 transfers for GW3 seems inevitable. (Thus would rather carry FT this week)

    Heaton
    VVD - Digne - Chambers*
    Salah (c) - KDB (vc) - BSilva* - Martial - Barkley*
    Kane - Origi*

    Pope - Zinchenko - Hanley - Greenwood*

    *1pt predicted

    1. My heart goes Salalalalah
      • 2 Years
      3 months, 4 days ago

      I think this will be a better rouns for your team than you are predicting. Start Zinchenko over Origi imo. Save ft

      1. Nigel Knows
        • 1 Year
        3 months, 4 days ago

        Cheers, might do

    2. Kopkloppers
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 5 Years
      3 months, 4 days ago

      Probably right. Barkley almost guaranteed. Play Zin

      1. Nigel Knows
        • 1 Year
        3 months, 4 days ago

        Ok seems play Zinchenko over Origi is advice

        Origi may come in at 3pm if Chambers doesn’t play at all at 12:30

    3. UnsuitableName
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 1 Year
      3 months, 4 days ago

      I'd actually drop Bilva before Origi. Think he's capable of a second haul before fading to obscurity.

  2. My heart goes Salalalalah
    • 2 Years
    3 months, 4 days ago

    Ederson
    Robbo Digne TAA
    Dendoncker Barkley Salah(c) Sterling Siggy
    Ings Wilson
    Button Rico Cathcart Greenwood

    Save ft right?

    1. UnsuitableName
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 1 Year
      3 months, 4 days ago

      Liverpool have Lonergan as keeper right? So Ings vs Salah (c) looks bang on the moolah to me. Have you much itb?

      1. My heart goes Salalalalah
        • 2 Years
        3 months, 4 days ago

        Nothing itb

        1. UnsuitableName
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 1 Year
          3 months, 4 days ago

          Id say save ft so man and maybe reconsider the lpool defence double up next wk when we know whether Adrian will be back soon. Solid team.

  3. Disturbed
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 5 Years
    3 months, 4 days ago

    Suggestions for this team? Good to go for another gw? Bench order? Cheers

    Pope
    Taa vvd digne Dunk
    Salah sterling Perez Barkley
    Kane King

    Button dendo greenwood lund

    1. My heart goes Salalalalah
      • 2 Years
      3 months, 4 days ago

      Yep save ft. G2g

    2. JS team
      3 months, 4 days ago

      Good to go imo ...maybe not Barkley

    3. Inter Me Gran
      • 4 Years
      3 months, 4 days ago

      Gtg, decent team with options if king fails to score.

      Barkley is the question mark, who would you get rid of him for (annoyingly McGinn has gone up in price)

      1. Whats the Huth
        • 4 Years
        3 months, 4 days ago

        Bark to Robinson

      2. UnsuitableName
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 1 Year
        3 months, 4 days ago

        I'd like to have Villa cover but who do you buy from them like? I think McGinn purchasers are misguided/ bandwagoning. Btw Disturbed if I wanted to pick negatives I'd say double lpool defence won't deliver a cleanie this week (and I'd seriously reconsider it til Alissons back), King statistically doesn't fire away from home but AV are an unproven quantity so might be worth a gamble on him, and he's still on peno's I assume.

        1. Disturbed
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 5 Years
          3 months, 4 days ago

          Cheers. Agree with the double liv defence but just have to go with it this gw. Only dilemma is Barkley. But as you said not too convinced by McGinn or any of the other alternatives. Might just save this gw and reassess with 2 fts next gw.

          1. UnsuitableName
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 1 Year
            3 months, 4 days ago

            Solid plan bud. Barkley was always gonna be a dodgy one from the get go, but you'll get more value from the 2 fts next wk with a more informed opinion on what the lie of the land is. Could still switch Bark for Dendo, probably augment your pts expectation from 1 point to 2-3 for the wk.

  4. JS team
    3 months, 4 days ago

    Free hit Kane for Auba?
    Thinking in geting him(Kane) back in game 3, and Lacazette is back...so not really sure of the move

    1. My heart goes Salalalalah
      • 2 Years
      3 months, 4 days ago

      Free hit or free transfer? For free I probably would so it and captain Auba. Otherwise save ft

      1. JS team
        3 months, 4 days ago

        Free tranfert, sorry

    2. Kopkloppers
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 5 Years
      3 months, 4 days ago

      Just use FT. Free hit too extreme to use 1 player. (Smile)

      1. JS team
        3 months, 4 days ago

        Free transfert, my bad 🙂

    3. Disturbed
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 5 Years
      3 months, 4 days ago

      No

  5. Rolls-Royce
    • 5 Years
    3 months, 4 days ago

    Thoughts on this WC lot?

    Heaton 4.0
    VVD Dinge Dunk (Lund Rico)
    Salah Sterling Siggy McGinn (Dedonk)
    Kane Pukki Jota

    £0.0

    ->Coleman over Dinge and bank 0.5?
    -> King over Jota?
    -> Martial over Siggy?
    ->Any other suggestions?

    Cheers!

    1. Nigel Knows
      • 1 Year
      3 months, 4 days ago

      G2G- looks good
      Keep Digne, Sigurdsson & Jota.

      Jota did score a cracker on his cameo on Thursday night. So with only 15-20mins on Thursday will be nice and fresh for Monday night.

    2. Tambling5
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 1 Year
      3 months, 4 days ago

      Above people are being advised to use free transfer to swop Kane for Auba, so you might want to think of picking Auba and using next weeks free transfer to get Kane in. Not sure if I would do it myself, tho. Prefer the team you state, rather than any of the changes.

    3. Whats the Huth
      • 4 Years
      3 months, 4 days ago

      McGinn. Not too sure on him.
      I'd go Robinson

    4. Rolls-Royce
      • 5 Years
      3 months, 4 days ago

      Cheers, all.

    5. ppv
      • 8 Years
      3 months, 4 days ago

      McGinn better than Robinson. Robinson Villa reject

  6. Martial FC
    • 7 Years
    3 months, 4 days ago

    Overnight risers

    McGinn 5.6
    Pukki 6.6

    1. Dare Do The Punt
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      3 months, 4 days ago

      lol

    2. Nigel Knows
      • 1 Year
      3 months, 4 days ago

      They will be back to 5.5 and 6.5 when they both get 2pts today LOL

      1. Hot Toddy
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 1 Year
        3 months, 4 days ago

        Haha, now that would be something!

      2. Whats the Huth
        • 4 Years
        3 months, 4 days ago

        Pukki is a good move
        McGinn. Not so much.

  7. jimski
    • 8 Years
    3 months, 4 days ago

    Play
    A. Dunk (WHU) or
    B. Lascelles (nor).

    Thinking A, but willing to be convinced.

    1. FOO FIGHTER
      3 months, 4 days ago

      Why do you need to be convinced to play Dunk?

      1. jimski
        • 8 Years
        3 months, 4 days ago

        11 points on my bench last week - wondering if I'm optimistic he does it again!

        1. UnsuitableName
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 1 Year
          3 months, 4 days ago

          He might not do 11 again all season but youve got to play the odds man and go with A.

  8. Xhaka_Laca
    • 6 Years
    3 months, 4 days ago

    Lost in the last page,
    Play Montoya or Lundstram?

    1. Rolls-Royce
      • 5 Years
      3 months, 4 days ago

      Montoya easy.

    2. rhysmd
      • 4 Years
      3 months, 4 days ago

      Montoya... I have both and am going for him

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

    Adrian
    VDK Laporte AWB Digne
    Mane Sterling Martial McGinn
    Aub Pukki

    G2G?

    1. Martial FC
      • 7 Years
      3 months, 4 days ago

      Well Adrian is injured. G2G other than that.

      1. MoManeTaa
        • 2 Years
        3 months, 4 days ago

        Guess he will play 🙂

    2. Dannyb
      • 2 Years
      3 months, 4 days ago

      Nice team, captain?

      1. MoManeTaa
        • 2 Years
        3 months, 4 days ago

        Aub this week - and move to Kane later ON

    3. The Danger Zone!
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      3 months, 4 days ago

      Can someone remind me who VDK is? I'm too tired, brain not working....

      1. Annie
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 7 Years
        3 months, 4 days ago

        VVD

        1. The Danger Zone!
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 3 Years
          3 months, 4 days ago

          Now I know who that is. Thanks. I think one acronym is enough.

  10. Dare Do The Punt
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 4 Years
    3 months, 4 days ago

    Bench one:

    A) Diop

    B) Hanley

    Really finding this one tough as I would usually back the home team but it’s Norwich

    1. MoManeTaa
      • 2 Years
      3 months, 4 days ago

      B

    2. Nigel Knows
      • 1 Year
      3 months, 4 days ago

      With Diop (20/1) and Hanley (11/1) your hoping for a goal. Unlikely clean sheet.

      Norwich to win 3-2
      Brighton to win 2-1

      Go Hanley

      1. Nigel Knows
        • 1 Year
        3 months, 4 days ago

        I mean play Hanley/ Bench Diop

  11. Defochibe
    • 9 Years
    3 months, 4 days ago

    Heaton
    Lundstram Robertson Vvd
    Trossard Perez Sterling Salah
    Jota Kane King

    Pope Mings Zinchenko Dendonker

    My first 11 and sub priority ok?

    Still have 1 ft

    1. MoManeTaa
      • 2 Years
      3 months, 4 days ago

      Play Ziv - can see another city CS

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

        Thanks i play zinchenko now

    2. Nigel Knows
      • 1 Year
      3 months, 4 days ago

      I’d play Zinchenko over Lundstram

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

        Should i transfer jota tu puki?

        1. Nigel Knows
          • 1 Year
          3 months, 4 days ago

          Could pay off

          1. Nigel Knows
            • 1 Year
            3 months, 4 days ago

            Actually no. Save FT

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

            Thanks twenty

  12. Fruitcake Benji
    • 4 Years
    3 months, 4 days ago

    RMWCT

    Heaton
    VVD digne maguire emerson
    Salah sterling martial mcginn
    Auba(C) pukki
    Mcgovern dendonker rico wickham

    1. Nigel Knows
      • 1 Year
      3 months, 4 days ago

      Looks well thought out. No more thinking needed. It’s G2G

    2. rhysmd
      • 4 Years
      3 months, 4 days ago

      Looking good. I’m still not fully sold on Chelsea defence but Emerson could well come good

    3. MoManeTaa
      • 2 Years
      3 months, 4 days ago

      Why no city defender

    4. SpoonPants
      3 months, 4 days ago

      I think it looks good.

      Any reason for Rico over Lundstram?

  13. diesel001
    • 3 Years
    3 months, 4 days ago

    Price rises and falls haven't been too bad this GW. Suspect that next GW we could see a lot of action because (i) there will be more information to act on and (ii) there are still a lot of active players.

    Players like Trossard, Perez, Barkley, Fraser, King etc. will need to perform to avoid price drops.

    1. BobbyDoesNotLook
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 2 Years
      3 months, 4 days ago

      Huh Bilva near -100% but did not drop.

      1. diesel001
        • 3 Years
        3 months, 4 days ago

        If he doesn't play well today he will drop overnight IMO.

    2. MoManeTaa
      • 2 Years
      3 months, 4 days ago

      I hope Perez will reach 6.3s by the time their tough fixtures end which will be d perfect time to bring him in

      1. Whats the Huth
        • 4 Years
        3 months, 4 days ago

        What tough fixtures?

        Chelsea. Sheffield. Bournemouth. United. All great fixtures upcoming

    3. Whats the Huth
      • 4 Years
      3 months, 4 days ago

      Fraser is a very easy price point to transfer him out.

  14. BigAsGiroud_
    • 3 Years
    3 months, 4 days ago

    Start Ings or Wood?

    1. Nigel Knows
      • 1 Year
      3 months, 4 days ago

      Wood if your watching Arsenal v Burnley on TV

  15. luk46
    • 1 Year
    3 months, 4 days ago

    Who to start?

    A - Murray
    B - Dendoncker
    C - KWP

    Been on Murray all the time now, but IF Maupay starts, Dendoncker or even KWP would surely be better, right?

    1. Nigel Knows
      • 1 Year
      3 months, 4 days ago

      Go Dendonkey. Something to look forward to on Monday night

      1. luk46
        • 1 Year
        3 months, 4 days ago

        Play him and hope he scores, especially against United - fair point! I already have Lundstram tho, idk if starting two is that clever...

    2. Hot Toddy
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 1 Year
      3 months, 4 days ago

      I'd go with Murray

  16. Nigel Knows
    • 1 Year
    3 months, 4 days ago

    Massive Auba —> Kane transfers coming in Auba blanks at lunchtime and Kane nicks a goal at dinner time.

    1. Whats the Huth
      • 4 Years
      3 months, 4 days ago

      Possibly

      Although. Wouldn't surprise me if both gets a two or one pointer today. Such is life.

  17. Colonial
    • 3 Years
    3 months, 4 days ago

    I am so pleased I kept 0.5 ITB on GW1 - any small changes no problem. Hope others did the same but I see so many who used 100% of cash

    1. Nigel Knows
      • 1 Year
      3 months, 4 days ago

      Well done. It’s all to tempting to spent all your money.

    2. Whats the Huth
      • 4 Years
      3 months, 4 days ago

      What you keeping money itb for?
      I don't need any spare cash myself. All the risers so far, I can easily get. With no hits.

  18. Over Midwicket
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 7 Years
    3 months, 4 days ago

    Would you play Lundstram(CRY) or Guilbert(BOU) over Moura (mci), Perez(che) or Wood(ars)?

    I know the "always play the attacker" rule but it could be a shrewd move.

    Thanks.

    1. Nigel Knows
      • 1 Year
      3 months, 4 days ago

      No my gut says play away dudes

      1. Dokdok666
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 5 Years
        3 months, 4 days ago

        My gut says maybe!

  19. cuterandy
    • 7 Years
    3 months, 4 days ago

    Please RMT . . I missed first gameweek ,

    Heaton(Pope)
    WanBiska/TAA/MaitlandNiles(Montoya/Lundstram)
    Tossard/McGin/Salah/Sterling/Martial
    Rashford/Jimnez(4.5)

    0.8 in bank

    1. Nigel Knows
      • 1 Year
      3 months, 4 days ago

      I will be proven wrong but don’t get the Trossard thing until I’ve seen more of him. So it’s just I don’t really know much on him personally. Didn’t watch Belgian or Europa football much last year but his stats did look very good in 2018/19. Otherwise good to go and greenwood 4.5

  20. Agamenmon
    • 2 Years
    3 months, 4 days ago

    Who to captain Salah or Sterling?

    Concerned about Salah 120 mins on Wednesday

    1. Nigel Knows
      • 1 Year
      3 months, 4 days ago

      Captain Sterling - on fire
      At least you still own Salah for his points

    2. nisag17
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 10 Years
      3 months, 4 days ago

      Salah. He will start for sure. No way Klopp rests him this early. Plus Salah doesn't track back or run as much as the other team players. That is why he rarely gets rested by Klopp.

      1. Nigel Knows
        • 1 Year
        3 months, 4 days ago

        Salah is quite like Messi when it comes to energy preservation

        (off the ball and not involved much - gentle walking is done before exploding the ball comes their way)

    3. Whats the Huth
      • 4 Years
      3 months, 4 days ago

      Salah

    4. Hot Toddy
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 1 Year
      3 months, 4 days ago

      I've gone Sterling

  21. flippetyflop
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 6 Years
    3 months, 4 days ago

    Play Hayden or Dendoncker this week?

    1. Nigel Knows
      • 1 Year
      3 months, 4 days ago

      Play Dendonkey if you are watching MNF

  22. Nigel Knows
    • 1 Year
    3 months, 4 days ago

    Okay here goes.. Bench one :
    1. Zinchenko
    2. Chambers
    3. BSilva
    4. Barkley
    5. Origi

    1. FOO FIGHTER
      3 months, 4 days ago

      Chambers

    2. nisag17
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 10 Years
      3 months, 4 days ago

      Chambers. Origi has 30% chance of starting and 100% chance of coming on as a sub which could be enough to do something so I would start him over Chambers.

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

      Barkley

  23. rhysmd
    • 4 Years
    3 months, 4 days ago

    Heaton (4.0)
    TAA Robbo Montoya Digne
    Salah(c) Sterling Robinson Tielemans
    Kane King

    Lundstram Dendoncker Greenwood

    Save the free transfer?

    1. Whats the Huth
      • 4 Years
      3 months, 4 days ago

      Tielemans is too weak to be your 3rd or 4th mid

      Downgrade a Liverpool defender and upgrade for a better 3rd mid
      Robinson is a great 4th mid

      1. rhysmd
        • 4 Years
        3 months, 4 days ago

        Definitely an option for next gameweek with two free transfers. Will see how they go this week

    2. Martial FC
      • 7 Years
      3 months, 4 days ago

      I would have done Robinson to McGinn. But save now

      1. rhysmd
        • 4 Years
        3 months, 4 days ago

        I was really close to doing this but still feel Robinson could come good. Price change has hindered that now though

  24. The Joker
    • 9 Years
    3 months, 4 days ago

    Hey Lads
    Would like to know if prices will change when the deadline hits. Got a feeling that used to happen? Got Bernie Silva and dont really want to ditch him

    1. Whats the Huth
      • 4 Years
      3 months, 4 days ago

      May have to ditch if he doesn't start or blanks. He's already primed for a drop

      1. The Joker
        • 9 Years
        3 months, 4 days ago

        Agreed but Im happy to keep and see if he plays tonight. Just dont want to get a drop at deadline time tonight

    2. FOO FIGHTER
      3 months, 4 days ago

      I do not think it will be viable to keep him from GW3 unless he starts this weekend. Do not have him myself and would not either.

  25. ddfc
    • 3 Years
    3 months, 4 days ago

    Thoughts on this... still captain Salah, or go with Sterling??

    Salah has played 8 away ties in Europe for Liv (min 60 mins) where the next PL game is within 4 days.

    He’s averaged 78 mins in the league game with 2 goals & 1 assist.

    Blanked 5 of the 8.

    GorA every 209 mins.

    30% goal involvement.

    Small sample size but it is what it is....

    1. nisag17
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 10 Years
      3 months, 4 days ago

      Irrelevant. Depends so much on opposition played among many other factors. Don't overcomplicate. Southampton is much easier opposition than Spurs. I think that settles it imo.

    2. FOO FIGHTER
      3 months, 4 days ago

      Completely irrelevant when this is the start of the season.

    3. Nigel Knows
      • 1 Year
      3 months, 4 days ago

      You went to all this trouble to work this out and these two suggest it’s irrelevant !!!

      ....But actually they are probably right.

  26. Dribbles
    3 months, 4 days ago

    Captain options:-

    a) Pukki
    b) Wilson

    Talk to me.

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

      B of those - Bournemouth were scoring freely in away games last season (11 in their last 3) and Villa conceded 31 shots in their last game.Good luck.

      1. Dribbles
        3 months, 4 days ago

        Nice info, thanks. Wilson it is.

    2. S.Kuqi
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 7 Years
      3 months, 4 days ago

      Wilson. Pukki rarely scores more than one

      1. Dribbles
        3 months, 4 days ago

        Thanks also. Hope you both have a good weekend.

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

    Early thoughts on GW 3 captain:

    A) Salah (ARS)
    B) Sterling (bou)
    C) Kane (NEW)

    1. FOO FIGHTER
      3 months, 4 days ago

      Let's get GW3 done and dusted first lol

      1. FOO FIGHTER
        3 months, 4 days ago

        Sorry, meant GW2

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

      Mate, let me get over the headache from this week. 😆
      I’ve decided to punt on Martial because it’s been doing my head in so much.
      Will probably go for Kane v New next week. (Probably) 😉

    3. Dannyb
      • 2 Years
      3 months, 4 days ago

      B all day long

  28. Feb Vertonghen
    • 4 Years
    3 months, 4 days ago

    Vertonghen updates ?

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

      Fit but I'm not convinced he'll start. Not sure what he's done to annoy Porch...

  29. pakornk
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 3 Years
    3 months, 4 days ago

    Can someone tell me why bookies have Man City thrashing Spurs? Why is Sterling odds scoring more than Salah VS Southampton?

    1. Whats the Huth
      • 4 Years
      3 months, 4 days ago

      I'm not sure myself.
      I can see it being a tight game personally

  30. MaRooney 5
    • 7 Years
    3 months, 4 days ago

    start one:

    KWP, Rico, Greenwood?